The first catholic (def: the universal, entire and combined group of all Christians) church was mentioned during the time of Jesus Christ's stay on earth, but the Roman Catholic was essentially the church of Rome, hence under the rule of Rome, The Roman Catholic (universal, combined) Church. Christianity has existed long before the Roman Catholic Church was formed in 1054 when part f the Orthodox Church split off and became the (Roman Catholic Church). There was no organized religion at all until the 4th century, because people met in small groups under secrecy to avoid being persecuted by the Roman Government.
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