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How much do you know about the Catholic Church? Take our quiz!

Thousands of people attending the installment Mass of Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican in 2005. (Gregorio Borgia/AP/File)

Can you tell your aspergillum from your alb? Your cassock from your chasuble? Take our quiz on all things Roman Catholic to test your knowledge of one of the world's oldest, largest, and most powerful institutions. 

- Contributor, Staff

1. What country has the largest total number of Roman Catholics?

More than 120 million Catholics live in Brazil, making Brazillians the world's largest Roman Catholic community. (The country with the largest Catholic percentage of the population is, of course, Vatican City, at 100 percent.)

More than 120 million Catholics live in Brazil, making Brazillians the world's largest Roman Catholic community. (The country with the largest Catholic percentage of the population is, of course, Vatican City, at 100 percent.)

More than 120 million Catholics live in Brazil, making Brazillians the world's largest Roman Catholic community. (The country with the largest Catholic percentage of the population is, of course, Vatican City, at 100 percent.)

More than 120 million Catholics live in Brazil, making Brazillians the world's largest Roman Catholic community. (The country with the largest Catholic percentage of the population is, of course, Vatican City, at 100 percent.)

The United States

 

Italy

 

Brazil

 

Spain

 
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