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  • The Life Of Pope Francis, By Jorge Mario Bergoglio

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    tradition that had been upheld by popes for more than a century. Later in the year, he was named Person of the Year by Time magazine. He is the first pope that is not from Europe, and the first Jesuit pope. He took the name Francis from St. Francis of Assisi. He also participates in environmental and political arguments which shows that he really cares to make the world a better place. He supports the Big Bang theory and evolution, and also speaks out about how we can slow down global warming. Unlike

  • The Teachings of Christianity

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    The Teachings of Christianity Most Christians believe that God created man to rule over the rest of creation. This is shown in Genesis where God says to Adam and Eve, "Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground" In Genesis 1 there are seven days of creation which some Christians take to be a literal time period. This is challenged by science. But others (e.g. Darwin, who was a Scientist but also a Christian) say that

  • The Creation of a Web Page for Fernwood Gardens

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    allowing couples-to-be to have their dream garden wedding without the hassle of bad weather. It also has rainforest type gardens with lagoons, waterfalls, exotic birds and fishes. What’s more, Fernwood Gardens now has a chapel, the St. Francis of Assisi Nature Chapel, where couples-to-be can hold their wedding program or ceremony. The owner of this luscious tropical paradise business, had asked me to create them a personal business web page, as she wants to promote her business online. The

  • A Brief Biography Of Jorge Mario Bergoglio

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    election made him the first pope from the Americas, as well as the first Jesuit and non-European pope. He chose Francis as his title because it symbolized his message as pope, which was to turn away from riches to help the poor, just like St. Francis of Assisi. Pope Francis is the people’s pope. He has been accepted by Protestants and Evangelicals. Timothy George called the pope “Our Francis too.” The pope has led many people by his example and his actions are exhibited through his modesty. The following

  • Influence of Roman Catholic Church in Frank McCourt?s Life

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    atmosphere in which he is raised acts as a huge part in his point of view, and even his name is reflective of his family’s beliefs. “Not until late December did they take Male to St. Paul’s Church to be baptized and named after Francis…the lovely saint of Assisi (17).” Since this time, the Church has been both his salvation and his condemnation, and it’s not until he is sixteen that he comes to realize its true meaning to his existence. Whenever young Frank had a guilty conscience about his human nature,

  • Pope John Paul II: His Influence on the World

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    Pope John Paul II: Influence on the World Pope John Paul was one of the most influential persons of the 21st century. He changed the way the Catholic Church looked at the world and vice versa. Unlike most other predecessors, he stressed on dialogue and understanding among the people of the world. He sought to bring the people of the world together through the message of both love and peace. The role he played in destroying communism and bringing dictatorship around the world to an end gained wide

  • Cuban Culture In Cuba

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    helps present residents understand their capital’s historic past. Music is very popular in the capital as well. In Old Havana, the Cathedral Square and amphitheater are popular places where concerts are celebrated. The Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi is a famed concert hall for the Camerata music group, which is one of the most esteemed feminine music groups on the island. Havana culture is nothing without it’s food, and the city has many famed restaurants that help enhance its popularity. The

  • The Jewish Community in Italy

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    and the Holocaust.? Jewish Virtual Library. 26 November 2003. <http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/anti-semitism/pius.html> [19] Barry Lank. ?Decency in Italy played role in helping nation?s Jews.? Bulletin. April 19, 1996. [20] Gerald Schwartz. ?Assisi 2002: an encounter with history.? Canadian Jewish News. Sept. 5, 2002. [21] Frank Bruni. ?Nearly 40 Jewish Graves are Desecrated in a Rome Cemetery.? The New York Times. July 19, 2002: A.

  • Contemporary Issues in Christianity: Environmental Ethics

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    “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1 NIV). First God created and fostered an environment for which His children were to live. He gave it light, water, land, vegetation, creatures on land and sea then finally man and women in His own image. God delighted in everything He created then gave everything to man to cultivate for man’s existence and to glorify Him. Christian faiths are divided in their approach to Christian environmentalism. There are those who claim

  • Semana Santa or Holy Week

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    Semana Santa, also known as Holy Week, is a famous holiday celebrated in many Spanish speaking countries. Guatemala, Mexico, Colombia, and Spain are a few for example. Every country celebrates this holiday in a unique way. This holiday usually lasts for one week starting from Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos) through Easter Sunday (Pascua). During the week, there are daily mass services in the Catholic Church. The seven main days are: Palm Sunday, Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday