iglesia católica
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The word "iglesia" is capitalized in the sense shown in 1).
iglesia católica
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (religion)
a. Catholic Church
El papa es el líder supremo de la Iglesia católica.The pope is the supreme leader of the Catholic Church.
2. (building)
a. Catholic church
En mi calle hay una iglesia católica y otra protestante.There's a Catholic church and a Protestant church on my street.
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