Parish Churches

A church serving the inhabitants of a parish, which is a subdivision of a diocese. Usually positioned at the center of a village or small town, a parish church is not a cathedral or monastic church (although it may once have been).

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A parish church is the principal church of a parish, serving the needs of religious administrative districts called "parishes."

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