JESUS CHRIST FOUNDED THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
MANICHEANS OF THE
POINTS OF INTEREST ON THE CHART
The straight line from the time of Jesus Christ down to today
points out several truths:
657 1. The History of the Catholic Church started with Jesus Christ
PAULICANS and continues straight through to today.
2. The Catholic Church’s teaching on the Eucharist being truly
700 the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ goes
straight back to the Last Supper.
3. The Catholic Church’s practice of praying for the dead, and
800 consequently the existence of Purgatory, goes straight back to
what the Christians in the early centuries of the Church did -
and what the Jews did before Christianity.
4. The Catholic Church’s practice of honoring Mary goes back
to the time of Jesus Christ. Jesus obeyed all the Commandments,
including the 4th, Honor Thy Father and Mother. He honored her,
and the Catholic Church has always done so, and continues to.
1000 1054 5. The Bishop of Rome, the Pope, has authority over all the
to present GREEK ORTHODOX other Bishops of the world.
6. When other churches broke away from the Catholic Church,
1100 1150 they also changed the teaching. Some churches changed it in a
CATHARI few ways, whereas other churches changed it in many ways.
LUTHERANISM RADICAL SECTS
1526 1534 ANABAPTISTS
LUTHERAN 1536 c.1536
CHURCH OF ENGLAND
CHURCH REFORMED CALVINISM c.1536
(ANGLICAN & EPISCOPAL) 1560
1600 CHURCHES c.1560
CHURCH REL SOCIETY
1700 1739 IN AMERICA c.1690 OF FRIENDS
METHODISM AMISH (QUAKERS)
METHODIST 1857 1858 DISCIPLES
PROTESTANT 1865 CHRISTIAN UNITED OF CHRIST 1845 1845
SALVATION REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN SOUTHERN NORTHERN
ARMY CHURCH CHURCH OF BAPTIST BAPTIST
WITH N. AMERICA CONV. CONV.
EVANGELICAL 1906 1906 1901
UNITED CHRISTIAN CHURCH PENTECOSTAL
1958 N. PRESB. CHURCHES OF
UNITED CHURCH CHRIST
PRESBYTERIAN IN U.S.
METHODIST OF GOD