Spanish is a Romance language also spoken in Spain; it is
closely related to other Romance languages, including Portuguese, Italian, French,
Romanian, others. The dialect of Spanish in Venezuela
is quite distinct in comparison to that of Spain and there are also many minor differences
in the language across Latin America.
A huge percentage of Venezuela's population is nominally
Roman Catholic, which is a result of Spanish rule and settlement. Although nearly
everyone claims to be Catholic, very few are regularly practicing.
Catholicism is a Christian religion that is one of the first Christian religions
and was the most dominant religious force in the Christian world for years. Catholicism
believes that there is a single God who created everything, a savior, the son of
God, Jesus Christ who is the forgiver of sins, and there is the Holy Spirit, which
makes up the last part of the Holy Trinity.
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