Here is a basic summary of the Franciscans, Dominicans, Jesuits, and more!
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Throughout the history of the Catholic Church, there have been hundreds of religious orders and congregations. However, it is sometimes challenging to distinguish among them, as they can share similar missions and may even look the same.
To give you a quick guide to several of the major religious orders of the Catholic Church, we have put together a brief visual introduction to them. Each image showcases the basics of their identity in a humorous tone, helping you understand what separates them from each other.
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Here’s what you need to know about the Dominicans
What you need to know about the Order of St. Augustine
Here’s what you need to know about the Franciscans