Contrary to the popular belief systems, the roots of Christianity can be traced long before 2000 years. Initially, the religion consisted exclusively on members who had Jewish origins. During the initial few decades, the Roman Empire tried their best to eradicate Christianity; however, the faith displayed by the Jewish helped the religion to gain widespread popularity. Plenty of people martyred for the sake of their religion and it only helped in reinforcing the belief systems among the Jews. The Christian movement kick started with the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at about 33 AD. This movement continued until 130 AD and it culminated with the Apostolic Age. The twelve disciples of Jesus Christ played an important role in spreading the good news.
All roads lead to Rome – this is an old saying that offers some form of insight into the position enjoyed by Rome during the past few centuries. As with any other city that used to exist on those periods, Rome has experienced its share of turmoil and good happenings. It is important to note that the city had its humble beginnings in the form of a collection of small huts. Within a brief time period, it emerged as one of the leading city centers in the entire globe. There are various other mythical explanations cited by the locals – such as two brothers who were raised by a pack of wolves had laid the very foundation for this city.
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Christianity has the distinction of being the world’s largest religion. It has diverse sets of groups or denominations. The leaders of these sects encourage different patterns of worship. It is interesting to note that the governing bodies of these sects also vary according to the belief system held by the particular Christian denomination. However, it is equally interesting to find that all the sects believe in the Jesus Christ being the son of the Father who came on this world to redeem it off its sins. In this discussion, we will focus on Roman Catholicism and its importance during the yesteryears as well as the current times. Are you aware of the fact that Roman Catholicism is the largest Christian sect that is in place even today?