When people form a group and give it a name, it should be capitalized. Capitalize names of organizations, institutions, stores, businesses, teams, political parties, and government bodies. Do not capitalize words like hospital, high school, church, etc. unless they are part of the name.
Generally, yes. If you are referring to the Catholic Church, then “Catholic” and “Church” should be capitalized since they refer to a proper noun. If you are referring to someone who practices Catholicism, then you should capitalize Catholic as well.
Is Board capitalized when referring to a board of directors?
Capitalize board of directors when it is part of a proper name, e.g., “the Arizona Chapter Board of Directors,” and when it’s part of a heading. Lowercase board of directors when used alone or before the proper title, e.g., “the board of directors of First National Bank.”
Do Catholics capitalize God’s pronouns?
My current WIP includes references to God in the form of pronouns (e.g., you, your, he, etc.) primarily when used in prayer. It turns out that well-informed Catholics do not capitalize these pronouns. Neither does the Catechism (the definitive book on Church teaching) and most if not all approved Catholic Bibles.
What are the rules for capitalization in English?
English Capitalization Rules: In general, you should capitalize the first word, all nouns, all verbs (even short ones, like is ), all adjectives, and all proper nouns. That means you should lowercase articles, conjunctions, and prepositions—however, some style guides say to capitalize conjunctions and prepositions that are longer than five letters.
When do you not capitalize the name of a person?
Capitalize the abbreviation of a proper noun. 3. Capitalize a person’s title when acts like part of the person’s name. Do not capitalize when the title is acting only as a description of the person. Mr. Romanov, the vice president of the company, will speak to us at noon. The president will address Congress. All senators are expected to attend.
When to capitalize the word board of directors?
Board of Directors. Capitalize board of directors when it is part of a proper name, e.g., “the Arizona Chapter Board of Directors,” and when it’s part of a heading.
When to capitalize chair, chairman, and chairwoman?
Capitalize chair, chairman, and chairwoman only when the title precedes a name; keep it lowercase elsewhere. Chapter Capitalize chapter when used as part of a specific name, e.g., the Arizona Chapter.