What’s the difference between a cathedral and a Basilica?
The difference between Basilica and Cathedral is that a Basilica is considered as the higher Church authority and it is divided into Basilicas major and Basilicas minor. A Cathedral is a Church that is run only by the Bishop in an area which comes under the bishop’s jurisdiction.
What defines a cathedral?
1 : a church that is the official seat of a diocesan bishop. 2 : something that resembles or suggests a cathedral (as in size or importance) a cathedral of business the sports cathedral.
What is the largest church in the world?
St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, the largest church in the world.
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Is Durham Cathedral Catholic or Protestant?
A place of religious worship and learning, Durham Cathedral has stood as a symbol of the power of the Catholic Church for almost 1000 years.