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What is a valid church? Is the Catholic Church the only true church?

  WHAT IS A VALID CHURCH? IS THE CATHOLIC CHURCH  THE ONLY TRUE CHURCH? The Catholic Blog  - Helping people find answers to the most common questions about Catholicism with answers from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Bible.  (  ) “Is the Catholic Church the Only True Church?” - Important Passages of  The Catechism of the Catholic Church  to Consider: “The Church is the Temple of the Holy Spirit”  (CCC 809) “This is the sole Church of Christ” (CCC 811) “The sole Church of Christ [is that] which our Savior, after his Resurrection, entrusted to Peter’s pastoral care, commissioning him and the other apostles to extend and rule it. … This Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in ( subsistit in ) the Catholic Church, which is governed by the successor of Peter and by the bishops in communion with him.” (CCC 816) “For it is through Christ’s Catholic Church alone, which is the universal hope toward salvation, that the full