Do you know the difference between a cathedral and a basilica? We asked these young adults in this week's episode of Catholic 101.
Robert: What is the difference between a cathedral and a basilica?Randy: Spelling, for one.Robert: Very observant mind, Randy. Catholic 101. Vocabulary: Cathedral vs. Basilica.Channing: Alright, I think I've been to both.Elly: It has to do with relics. Channing: There's no difference. Randy: Is just a cathedral any Catholic church?Katie: Like the main church of the diocese almost.Gina: But I know that a cathedral is where the bishop's chair is.Grotto: Cathedral: Home church of a bishop.Grotto: Knowing that, what do you think a basilica is?LeShane: A basilica is a place that the Pope has visited.Francois: So can you say basilicas are like the cathedral of cathedrals?Grotto: Basilica. Designated by the Pope because of its spiritual, historical, and/or architectural significance.Channing: I don't know.