How did the birth of Jesus lead to the founding of the Church? How has Catholicism developed over the centuries? This section outlines some of the most important events in the history of the Catholic Church.
- Jesus of Nazareth
- The spread of the Gospel and the Christian Church
- Crises along the way
- Division and reform
- Voyages of discovery and the Enlightenment
- The rise of modernity in Western society
- The second Vatican Council 1962-65