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Curricula: Church Hierarchy

Curricula: Church Hierarchy

The hierarchy connotes the totality of powers established in the Church for the guiding of man to his eternal salvation, but divided into various orders or grades, in which the inferior are subject to and yield obedience to the higher ones.

NOTE: This is not an article from The Catholic Encyclopedia. It is provided here for the benefit of those interested in pursuing additional studies in this area.

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I. LAY PERSONS

II. ECCLESIASTICAL PERSONS

A. In General
B. The Hierarchy
1. The Sovereign Pontiff
2. The College of Cardinals
3. The Roman Curia
4. Representatives of the Pope
5. Supra-Episcopal Rank
6. The Bishop
7. The Cathedral Chapter
8. The Parochial Clergy
9. Religious

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