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    Catholics and Evolution

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    Catholics and Evolution One of the most important questions for every educated Catholic of today is: What is to be thought of the theory of evolution? Is it to be rejected as unfounded and inimical to Christianity, or is it to be accepted as an established theory altogether compatible with the principles of a Christian conception of the universe? We must carefully distinguish between the different meanings of the words theory of evolution in order to give a clear and correct answer to this question

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    The Catholic Church

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    The Catholic Church The Catholic Church in the 20th Century underwent tremendous change, most significantly as a result of the Second Vatican Council. This Council created an atmosphere of reform within the leading theologians and the hierarchy of the Church. Consequently, when Pope Paul VI released his encyclical Humanae Vitae, to many of the reformers it seemed to contradict the sentiment of the Council. At the same time, though, there was a movement afoot to radically change the power

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    Orthodox Catholics - Orthodox Catholics are the most devout members of the Catholic Church. They adhere to the Church’s teachings rigorously by regularly participating in Church practices and rituals such as attending mass and other catholic ceremonies. They are fully immersed in the institutional life of the Church. Their Catholic identity is publicly manifested in their social, political, and economic life. Their social structure is almost entirely based around the church’s teachings, as well as

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    Gangs and the Catholic

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    help those who are weak or in need. The forth commandment is, you shall remember the Sabbath and keep it Holy. This commandment teaches us that we should take time out to praise God , but if your in a gang you are constantly being involved in non-Catholic situations that draw gang members further from the Lord. If they understood what God has done for them they wouldn’t be disrespecting Him. The fifth commandment is Honor your Father and Mother. Gang members think that being in a gang is like being

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    The Triangular Catholics

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    The Triangular Catholics Imagine living in a world where people look at you and judge you by the amount of sides you have. Your entire worth is based on weather you are a circle, square, triangle, and so on. Laws and the definition of conduct are determined by the resident within your society who has the most circles, the priest. The real world that we live in is mandated in such a way. We, as a society, have our own type of sides that determines the way society see's us. I some countries you

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    However, there were 1.6 million Evangelical Christians (people committed to converting people to Christianity) in Africa at the time that Joseph Conrad was writing Heart of Darkness (Vermeulen 2). The first of these missionaries were Portuguese Catholics that were accompanying seafaring explorers. They first arrived in Sub-Sahara Africa in the 1400s and immediately saw their toil come to fruition when “Kingdo...

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    Queen Elizabeth’s Treatment of Catholics

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    Queen Elizabeth’s Treatment of Catholics The reformation of England had been a long drawn out affair dating back to King Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy in 1534. By the accession of Elizabeth in 1558, many historians believe that she inherited a country, which was still predominantly Catholic in belief. Although people of South Eastern England were likely to be influenced by the peoples of Europe, who were experiencing reforms, Doran (1994) suggests that the number of Protestants accounted for

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    Discrimination Against Catholics Source Based Sources B and C are useful for finding out the extent of discrimination against Catholics. From them we can get information about the types of discrimination Catholics faced. In source B we can see that Catholics faced discrimination in football, ‘ the second or third question is, what school did you go to son? And if its saint something, then all of a sudden the boy isn’t good enough’. This makes the source useful because we can see that discrimination

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    Catholic Reformation

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    Catholic Reformation Though Catholicism has been around for centuries it has had to undergo many changes to survive all of that time. The biggest reform being the Catholic reformation, this occurred from 1522 to around 1648. It all started from the Protestants demanding reform, one of the more famous reformers, Martin Luther. Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses, which he posted on a church door, not long after the Pope excommunicated him. What were the reforms they demanded? One of the main ones was

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    AIDS and the Catholic Church

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    AIDS and the Catholic Church As the AIDS epidemic in the United States advanced into the 1990s, it became clear that AIDS had a new target population. AIDS was no longer strictly a gay disease but was leaking into the general heterosexual population as well. Moreover, as the decade progressed, new cases of HIV infection were being increasingly identified in poor, minority communities. While the focus of the AIDS epidemic shifted from the high-profile male homosexual population to poor, minority

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    The Catholic Church

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    during the Middle Ages. Therefore, Catholic Church represented an extremely powerful institution and dominated nearly all aspects of life of the medieval Europeans. The church's "sacramental rituals" marked the significant events in a person's life including baptism, marriage and funeral. The beliefs espoused by the church on religion, ethics and philosophy were enforced on the people. People who disagreed with the church faced torture and execution. Although the Catholic Church ruled Europe with an iron

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    The Catholic Reformation

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    Protestant attacks brought these reforms, many of these reforms were needed anyway. The problems in the Church were so bad that the Church would not have survived if the problems were not fixed. Even though there were movements to stop Protestantism, the Catholic Reformation was more about self-reform within the Church than an opposition to the Protestant movement. One of the first reform movements inside the Church was the Jesuit order (also called the Society of Jesus) of priests. Instead of the common

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    Catholic scandal

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    Bishops Acknowledge Role in Crisis DALLAS (AP) - America's Roman Catholic bishops opened their historic meeting on clerical sex abuse Thursday by bluntly acknowledging that their mistakes helped cause the crisis, then yielding the floor to victims who described how pain permeated their lives. Photos AP Photo Slideshows AP Photo Catholic Church Abuse Controversy Audio/Video Victims Demand Zero Tolerance, More Accountability for Church Leaders (WFAA, Dallas) Bishops Open Priest Sex Abuse Talks

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    The Catholic Church

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    Patrick Strycharz 3/17/14 Rough Draft The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Catholic Church The modern Catholic Church has been through significant highs and lows in the past sixty years. Evangelization has been tougher then ever because scandal after scandal has plagued the Church and in consequence the priesthood is unattractive and the drop in membership is too significant.The Church is not a political party and the Pope is not the President so the expectations of corrupt politicians is not

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    Catholic religion

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    CATHOLIC RELIGION To belong to the church one must accept as factually true the gospel of Jesus as handed down in tradition and as interpreted by the bishops in union with the pope. The most important thing in this divine tradition is the Bible, its text determined and disseminated by the church. The church, according to the Roman Catholic catechism, is the only Christian body that is “one, holy, catholic (universal)”. The doctrine of apostolic succession is one of the key parts of the Catholic faith

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    Ehret, Ulrike. Church, Nation, and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England. 1918-1945. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. In chapter five, Ehret argues that the failure on part of the Catholic Church to speak out against Jewish persecution is due to its strong stance against communism as well as fear of persecution by the Nazi movement. The idea of the hatred of communism is explained to be centered on Atheism therefore it was considered to be a lesser evil compared to

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    science, it impels us to put what we know into action-practice what you preach. *Christian faith is a community based function, not an individual function. *Revelation: The historical passing over/on of beliefs (the interpretation of faith). *Catholic Theology: Lives build on faith in God who has been mediated to human beings through Jesus Christ. *Formative Factors in Theology (Macquarrie): where we get our theology from 1. Experience 2. Revelation: God making himself ... ... middle of paper

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    Muslims and Catholics

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    Those who do not follow the Catholic or Muslim faith would assume that these two religions have very little common ground and, certainly in some aspects this is true. However, the ritual of marriage to Catholics and Muslims share many similarities, marriage is an integral component to both the Catholic and Muslim faith. The bond between husband and wife is a life-long blessing, which if entered into accordingly and adhered in good faith, will provide a happy and fulfilled life. “Some are called

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    Irish Catholic Immigrant

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    Being the first born daughter of an Irish Catholic family in Brooklyn, New York during 1935 was a journey from the start. Growing up on Flatbush Avenue during the 1930’s was not the same as it is today. My Nana claims that the community was very close knit and it was very rare that someone of the unfamiliar bothered anyone living in the neighborhood. As a child and teenager growing up in Brooklyn, my grandmother could not recall a time in her life that she felt threatened or endanger for her well

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    The Statute of the Man in the Modern Catholic Anthropology ABSTRACT: In what follows, I examine the renaissance of the idea of freedom as a fundamental measure of humanity in the work of Karol Voitila (Pope John Paul II). I examine as well Karol Voitila's concept of the human person as found in his work "Love and Responsibility" as well as the encyclical Evangelium vitae, which affirms the incomparable value of the human person. I also consider the celestial predestination of the human person

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