Catholicism is a denomination of the Christian religion encompassing 1.1 billion members, tracing its illustrious history to the time of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, a preacher in the Jerusalem region during the period of Roman occupation in the early 30’s of the Common Era (Religion Library: Roman Catholicism). The Catholic Church began as a persecuted religion, becoming illegal in the early days of the Roman Empire. After a few hundred years and the conversion of the Roman Emperor Constantine, Catholicism became legal and eventually became recognized as the official religion of the Roman Empire (Religion Library: Roman Catholicism).
The Church is headed by bishops, who derived their roles from Jesus’ disciples, and is led by the Pope who is considered to be the apostle Peters successor (Religion Library: Roman Catholicism). With the decline and fall of Rome in the 5th century, the Catholic Church assumed all spiritual authority in the western world at the time. Allowing for enormous influence on the devel...
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... that should be continued to be taught in modern journalism. New technologies have given reporters many new tools to report with and easier methods of doing so. However, there is no replacement for face-to-face interaction and knocking on doors to reach sources and attain information (Rezendes 2015).
Since the publication of those early stories, the Globe has continued to hold the church accountable for its actions regarding clergy sexual abuse. For the first time in history, the most powerful man on the planet can now be held accountable for his actions. This case is more than a just a victory for journalism, but a victory for mankind itself. No longer do people have to fear those more powerful than them, no longer does the common man have to feel like he has no say or can do nothing. Everyone can be held liable for their actions and anyone can hold them liable now.
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