Q: What did Jesus do to make sure that His teaching would be understood and applied correctly?
A: He established a church.
"The house of God, which is the Church of the living God, the pillar and mainstay of the truth" [1st Tirrwthy 3:14].
Q: Why is the church of Jesus called "Catholic"?
A: Because His church is for all people of all nations and all times and teaches all the doctrines of Jesus.
Catholic meam universal, embracing all.
(Reprinted with the permission of
"A Catechism for adults"
by Rev. William J. Cogan