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    Saint Philip Neri

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    after midnight on May 26th, 1595 that he passed away. Saint Philip was noted also for his kindness and simplicity and was much sought after as a confessor. His sense of humor was note worthy. He was beautified by Pope Paul V in 1615 and was canonized a saint by Pope Gregory XV in the year 1622. After Philip's death it was discovered that two of his ribs were broken and had formed an arch, enlarging the normal space for the heart. His body rests in the Chiesa Nuova where it remains miraculously

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    Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei Galileo was born in Pisa along the Via del Cuore in 1564 to Vincenzo Galileo, a man known for his study of music, and Giuli Ammananti. When Galileo was ten he moved to Florance.1 At eleven young Galileo was sent to Vallombrosa for school. At fifteen Galileo decided to be a monk, but because of his father gave up his ambition. In the late summer of 1581 Galileo entered the University of Pisa and embarked on a course of study in medicine. Studying the Aristotelian system, which states

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    Cold War Propaganda

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    The Disinformation Nation Propaganda is a multifaceted term that’s unfortunately been given negative connotations. It is an ancient idea that has existed since ancient times. Propaganda is used in wartime in order to garner support for the military and demoralize enemy troops. In times of peace propaganda is used to shape public opinion in many various ways, by dictators in order to stop revolts and keep power, and even in democracy in order to create cultural revolutions. Propaganda is not solely

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    Soldier’s Songs remained as a very accurate and sometimes genuine and harsh reality of the war, specifically during World War I. The soldiers who were laying down their lives for their countries tended to be or become very bitter and hostile during this time due to what they were faced with and the fact that they saw every aspect of the war, especially the worse. The stood face to face with the enemy which consisted of innocent men, just like them which created a sense of guilt for killing men. The

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    In Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation, Book II, Bede utilizes a combination of theology and history to narrate the events beginning with the death of Pope Gregory in 605 and ending with the death of King Edwin in 633. The most prominent events recorded by Bede usually involve the succession of bishops, or are centered on significant religious figures or events in the time period discussed. However other events such as kingship and lineage tracing are also prominent in the piece. Due to

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    one thing did, and that was the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church consists of Popes, Bishops, Clergy, and Monks, and Nuns were also part of the Church. Also during the Middle Ages, it also produced many great philosophers (Funk & Wagnall’s, 275). From the Middle Ages to the 13th century, the church played important role as authority, influence. The Catholic Church held up due to the power of the Pope, Pope Gregory’s policies, and the Church was a part of the citizen’s daily lives. In the

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    great benefits from friendliness. Charlemange supported and cooperated with the church throughout his reign. In return, the church crowned him Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas day 800. If Charlemange would have repressed or frightened the church, the pope would never have appointed him emperor. Charlemange gave land to his nobles, who provided military services for him, not because they were afraid, but to repay him for the land. He was more successful being loved than he would have been if he was feared

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    History of Boniface

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    as a preacher and pastor, but decided he wanted to visit the Pope in Rome for mission duties (Duckett 362). Upon his visit to Pope Gregory II, the Pope gave him full authority to preach the gospel to everyone in Germany. He worked under Saint Willbrord for three years, and then was summoned by the Pope for further instructions. In the year 722, Pope Gregory ordained him as a regional Bishop, and gave him the name of Boniface. Gregory sent him to Hessia and asked Charles Martel to protect Boniface

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    iconic presentation of one aspect of the Godhead... drawing a theoretical distinction between the visible and the invisible" (Barber 69). This provided a more accurate representation of the icons, by intoning the words of the bible to the images. Pope Gregory I fully agreed with implementing these icons into churches, "they were introduced on account of the transitory nature of memory, because those things which are only heard fall into oblivion more easily than those things which are seen" (Gutmann

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    Saint Anthony of Padau

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    and because of this, he trusted Anthony with all the studies for any of his friars. Anthony had died June 14, 1231, dying at the age of 36. His death was caused by a disease for popular back then, known as Ergotism. On May 30, he was venerated by Pope Gregory IX at Sopleto. His body is buried in the church of Santa Maria Mater Domini. I think Saint Anthony was very important to our religion. He struggled a bit to become a disciple of Jesus, but he succeeded. He teaches us that if we lose something,

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