OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE PRESIDING ARCHBISHOP
THE AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES
AND
AFFILIATED JURISDICTIONS WORLDWIDE
FROM
THE MOST REVEREND LAWRENCE J. HARMS, D. D.


USE OF THE TERM, OR TITLE, “AMERICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH”

 

The term or title “American Catholic Church” is becoming more frequently used in the Print and Electronic Media. When one reads or listens to information being placed in the media to the public, one needs to know that the term or title “American Catholic Church” can and does have many meanings. I would like to in some way clear up a lot of confusion regarding the term, or title.

In closing, I hope that the information supplied here will help you to understand more fully the term or title “American Catholic Church”.

I, as the Presiding Archbishop of The American Catholic Church in the United States, and our Jurisdictions around the world, wish to make it perfectly clear, that we do not:

Thank you for taking the time to read the above statement. We hope that what is contained in the above statement will help you to become more familiar with the term and title of “American Catholic Church”. This statement is not to, in any way, make judgment, approval, or disapproval of any Religious Denomination, or its customs and traditions. This statements’ only purpose is to inform.

The American Catholic Church in the United States, and affiliated Jurisdictions, respect and uphold the rite to express ones faith with their God.

Peace be with you.

/s/

+Lawrence J. Harms, D. D.
Presiding Archbishop
The American Catholic Church in the United States
and
Affiliated Jurisdictions