The third great historic mark, or note, of the one true
Church is that this Church is Catholic. Catholic means
"universal". It refers as much to the fullness of the faith
she possesses as to the undeniable extension in both time
and space that has characterized her virtually from the
Colossians 1:5 - 6
"The word of the truth ...
in the whole world
bearing fruit and growing"
The Church is Catholic
He said to them, "Go into
the whole world
proclaim the gospel to