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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Church of Scotland

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(The Established Church of Scotland) Presbyterian in doctrine, governed by kirk sessions, presbyteries, synods, and the General Assembly. The Church of Scotland was Catholic until 1560, when the jurisdiction of the Pope was abolished by the Scots Parliament, the Mass proscribed, and a Confession of Faith, drawn up by John Knox and other divines, ratified. In 1927 there were 1,800 ministers, 1,715 churches, and 759,797 communicants.

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Entry for 'Church of Scotland'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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