Term frequently used to designate the Church; “a city seated on a mountain” (Matthew 5). It is also applied to heaven (Hebrews 12). The “City of God” is the title of Augustine‘s great work. And in art it refers to a terrestrial city founded by or under the protection of a patron saint.

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MLA Citation

  • “city“. Emblems of the Faith. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 August 2013. Web. 27 February 2021. <>