What does chapel mean in the UK?
British Dictionary definitions for chapel
chapel. / (ˈtʃæpəl) / noun. a place of Christian worship in a larger building, esp a place set apart, with a separate altar, in a church or cathedral. a similar place of worship in or attached to a large house or institution, such as a college, hospital or prison.
What is the difference between Cathedral church and chapel?
There are four main categories of Christian places of worship chapel, church, basilica and cathedral. The cathedral is a much larger place of worship than a church and is run by a bishop. A church is run by a group of clergymen or priests. The bishop usually resides on the cathedral premises.
What defines a chapel?
1 : a subordinate or private place of worship: such as. a : a place of worship serving a residence or institution. b : a small house of worship usually associated with a main church. c : a room or recess in a church for meditation and prayer or small religious services.
What’s the largest church in the world?
St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, the largest church in the world.
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What’s the difference between a church and an abbey?
As nouns the difference between abbey and church
is that abbey is the office or dominion of an abbot or abbess while church is (countable) a christian house of worship; a building where religious services take place.