who is the Truth willed to confer on her a share in his own infallibility. 18 a b "Presentation of the Pontifical Yearbook 2019 and the Annuarium Statisticum Ecclesiae 2017". 238 Pope Francis said in 2015 that he is worried that the church has grown "obsessed" with issues such as abortion, same-sex marriage and contraception and has criticised the Catholic Church for placing dogma before love, and for prioritising. Aquinas' Summa Theologica was an intellectual milestone in its synthesis of the legacy of Ancient Greek philosophers such as Plato and Aristotle with the content of Christian revelation. 480543 one of the founders of Western monasticism, exerted an enormous influence on European culture through the appropriation of the monastic spiritual heritage of the early Church and, with the spread of the Benedictine tradition, through the preservation and transmission of ancient culture. One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic church founded by, jesus Christ in his, great Commission, 7 8 note 1 that its bishops are the successors of Christ's apostles, and that the pope is the successor to Saint Peter upon whom primacy was conferred by Jesus Christ. Alternative title for Dans la chaleur de St-Tropez Les Aventures d'une petite fille perverse alternative title for Jeunes filles sauvages pour vicieux (plays the niece, but only archive footage) Le Avventure Erotiche di Tre Pornoliceali a Parigi alternative title. His 27-year pontificate was one of the longest in history. The, catholic Church, also known as the Roman. Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with approximately.3 billion baptised Catholics worldwide as of 2017. As the world s oldest continuously functioning international institution, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation.