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Old 4th June 2009, 02:00 PM
ExCelciuS ExCelciuS is offline
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Hello Ron,

I wonder who fund the development of building of our Churches? I mean who built them? Is it Holy See?

Like we know today, there are some big, great and beautiful cathedrals in most city in the world, and the ordinary churches usually are big too. Not yet to mention the St.Peter Basilica at Vatican, Rome.

I'm thinking there are many great and big Catholic Churches in the world, our Catholic assets must be quite an enormous sum of money.

Who built those churches? From where they got its fund?

Oh, And what is the difference between basilica, cathedral, and ordinary church? Are they categorized based on how big they are?
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Old 4th June 2009, 03:00 PM
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The funding sources of churches of every size varies.

I don't know what the technical difference is between a basilica, a cathedral, and another type of church.
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Old 4th June 2009, 07:58 PM
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Here is an explanation of basilicas. I believe a cathedral is the seat of a Bishop.
Joan

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02325a.htm
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Old 5th June 2009, 12:39 PM
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Okay, thank you for the link.
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