Catholic Teachings Essays

  • Siddhārtha Gautama Buddh Catholic Social Teachings

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    “Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are. It solely relies on what you think,” this is one of famous quotes from the Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha. Siddhārtha Gautama was born in Lumbini, Nepal and is a famous philosopher, and religious practitioner. He was born and raised for ,much of his life as a prince that was sheltered ad shielded from the harshness of the outside world to ensure that he would not think unfavorably

  • Seven Core Principles Of Catholic Social Teaching Essay

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    The Catholic Church has been around for thousands of years and has encouraged the teachings of social justice. At the core of its practices & beliefs it has placed emphasis on the human being's dignity. Due to this the Catholic organisation of St Vincent De Paul has a number of schemes to help the fraction of our contemporary Australian society that are homeless, and as a result are treated unequally. Seven Core Principles of Catholic Social Teaching The Life & Dignity of the Human Person The

  • The Influence Of Catholic Social Teachings In The Help

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    be “right.” For example, the Catholic faith in particular releases numerous documents rooted in scripture to help guide and inform individuals of what is believed to be the intended meanings behind the teachings found in the Bible. However, as the year’s fly by and society advances, many of these documents become difficult to apply and reference when facing contemporary social

  • Catholic Social Teaching

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    understanding of some of the Catholic Social Teachings. There are many Catholic Social Teachings that would apply to this story but only four will be talked about in this essay. The four I have chosen are Dignity of the Human Person, Rights and Responsibilities, Participation and Global Solidarity and Development. I have chosen these four for several reasons that will be talked about further into the essay. To start off, the main idea of the Catholic Social Teaching of Dignity of the Human Person

  • An Analysis Of Albert Einstein's Principles Of Catholic Social Teachings

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    (Lanouette, 2008, para. 1). In fact, the work in which he partook, combined with his just priorities and beliefs, fell clearly in line with the teachings the Catholic church strives to encourage. The following paper will prove how Albert Einstein’s ethic and moral actions clearly promoted three of the ten principles of Catholic social teachings. The Catholic Church teaches that one’s morality

  • Key Themes Of Catholic Social Teaching

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    Oriana Ravenna Mr. Laino Religion, Period A 22 February 2018 Catholic Social Teaching Catholic Social Teaching is all about building a society where we can lives our lives and be as holy as possible amongst all the obstacles we face everyday (Catholic Bishops). There are so many aspects of the Catholic Social Teaching. Some of the key themes are, life and dignity of the human person, call to family, community, participation, rights and responsibilities, and option for the poor and vulnerable

  • Catholic Social Teachings In Rerum Novarum By Pope Leo XIII

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    When speaking about Catholic social teachings, we must first talk about the dignity of the human person. The Catholic Church has a primary role in educating and securing that each human person has their human dignity safeguarded, protected, and respected. In Rerum Novarum, Pope Leo XIII addresses the issues that have arisen with the Industrial Revolution. Starting in 1760’s Great Britain, a series of innovations in the use of steel and iron, new energy sources such as coal and fossil fuels, new technology

  • Catholic Social Teaching: Human Trafficking And Slavery

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    What Catholic Social Teaching and Papal Statements are applicable to this issue and why? The Catholic Social Teachings and Papal Statements that are applicable to the issue of human trafficking and slavery include:  Dignity of the human person and Christianity and Social Progress (1961): This teaching and Papal Statement tries to convey the message that all human beings are creations of God and therefore, are all born with dignity. With this inherited dignity, carries the rights and responsibilities

  • Catholic Church's Teachings on Euthanasia: A Double-Edged Sword

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    universally backed, and euthanasia is a complicated issue with many facets. The consequences of the Catholic Church’s teachings regarding euthanasia are many and have both their positive and negative effects. A negative effect is friction caused between Catholics who support euthanasia and are put between a rock and a hard place when faced with a decision that must be made. While it is positive that the Catholic stance on euthanasia provides a third perspective that may aid the decision maker, should the

  • Seventh Catholic Social Teaching

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    The Catholic Social Teachings guide the Church and its members to be a beacon of justice in the world. The seventh Catholic Social Teaching principle is the care and protection for God’s creation. The universe is created by God and everyone has the responsibility in protecting people and the planet. God’s children are considered the stewards and caretakers of Creation, since they are responsible in protecting the resources for future generations. Overall, living out the seventh Catholic Social Teaching

  • Catholic Teaching on Wealth and Poverty

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    Catholic Teaching on Wealth and Poverty A catholic is someone who has been baptised into the faith of Catholicism. 'Catholic' originating from the word Cataholis which is from the Greek language meaning 'all are welcome'. That is exactly what the church do, they are meant to reach out to people of all languages and welcome them into there way of life. The love of money is the root of all evil, money will eventually turn into an obsession which follows on by evil because an obsessed person

  • The Morality of Capital Punishment

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    punishment. Taking the teachings of the largest Christian denomination (Catholic) as a starting point, some say that the presentation of capital punishment in the Catechism of 1992 (#2266) differs surely in restrictiveness from the teaching of the Catechism of 1566. And that the revised Catechism of 1997 is even more restrictive. Leet's examine these ane other aspects of the morality of capital punishment. The Catechism (1997) #2267 says, in part, "... the traditional teaching of the Church does

  • Catholic Teachings on Wealth and Poverty

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    Catholics believe that wealth is not a bad thing in its self. It can be used for good or evil depending on how you choose to live. They believe that if you have earned it in honest and lawful ways, it is a gift from God. Many biblical teachings show us this. Examples of this are the parable of the sheep and the goat: This parable explains that when the world came to be judged the people who had done good and helped others were sent to heaven. As for the goats they would spend the rest of their

  • Biography of Kate Chopin

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    immigrant who became a successful merchant in St. Louis. Her mother, Eliza Faris O’Flaherty, came from a wealthy aristocratic Creole family (Inge, 2). Kate Chopin was a student at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in St. Louis. Here she learned the Catholic teachings and great intellectual discipline. She graduated from this French school in 1868 (Inge, 2). On June 9th in 1870, she married Oscar Chopin. Together the couple had six children: Jean (1871), Oscar (1873), George (1874), Frederick (1876), Felix

  • Hamlet and His Home

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    open up into the world of night and the supernatural. The nature of the ghost remains debatable: Horatio has initially insisted that the guards' delusions have conjured the phantom (1.1.21), and, even accepting the reality of the apparition, Catholic teaching (ghosts are spirits of the dead coming up from purgatory) and Protestant doctrine (all ghostly apparitions are demons in disguise) hold divergent opinions on the nature and source of phantoms (Garber 12/15). The men have gathered together on

  • Catholic Teaching Against Active Euthanasia

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    against the teachings of the Catholic Church. In order to do so, a definition and history of euthanasia will be given first. Second, “brain activity”, “vegetative state” and “brain death” will be given an official definition and will be explained. Finally, the Catholic point of view will be given with excerpts from books of St.

  • Essay Outline Of Catholic Teaching On Wealth And Poverty

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    Outline of Catholic Teaching on Wealth and Poverty Catholic teaching basically tells us that wealth can be used for good or evil. Catholic teaching does not tell us that wealth Is a bad thing . Christians are taught to earn money in a law abiding way. They are also taught that wealth is a gift from God and they should appreciate it. However some biblical teachings tell us that wealth can lead us away from God. An example of these teachings comes from the Catechism of

  • Witness Uganda and the Greater Good

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    The Catholic Social Justice Themes of global solidarity, an option for the poor and vulnerable, and a constructive role of government could be used to solve the problems of disunity, a failed responsibility to the poor, and the corruption of local government that arose in the musical Witness Uganda. Global solidarity is an important aspect of social life because it teaches us to understand the unity and wholeness we possess as one human race. We are all one people, despite our many racial, economic

  • Catholic Social Teaching And The Practice Of Criminal Punishment

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    up in statistics and figures. What is vastly overlooked by the capital punishment is the violation of the executed person’s inherent human dignity, which is highlighted in Dora W. Klein’s journal article, “The Dignity of the Human Person: Catholic Social Teaching and the Practice of Criminal Punishment.”

  • Organized Crime Contradicts Catholic Social Teachings

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    Organized crime contradicts Catholic Social Teachings in every way. The Catholic Social Teaching principle of “Call to Family, Community, and Participation” connects to organized crime due to its heavy involvement in our communities and livelihoods. Catholic Social Teaching says that our Call to Family, Community, and Participation should be one in which members of society organize society in economics, values, and politics that directly affects the common good and the capacity of individuals to