Category:Catholic heraldry

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Coats of arms of the Catholic church and other churches derived or based on the Catholic church.

The Catholic Church is organised as follows :

Head : The Pope, currently Pope Francis (see Papal heraldry)

The Catholic Church is divided in a number of sub-churches under the Pope:

  • Roman Catholic Church (Latin rite)
  • Coptic Catholic Church
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church
  • Maronite Church
  • Syriac Catholic Church
  • Armenian Catholic Church
  • Chaldean Catholic Church
  • Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
  • Romanian Greek Catholic Church
  • Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
  • Syro-Malankara Catholic Church

The Roman Catholic Church is divided into the following structures:

Other Catholic churches, not under the Pope, include:

  • Liberal Catholic Church
  • Old Catholic Church