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    Catholic Church was established in the United States is approximated to be in the 16th Century. The first group to bring Catholicism to the thirteen English colonies were the Spaniards, followed by the French. After the region was colonized by England, the British missionaries brought their influence and affirmed Catholicism in the thirteen British colonies. Roman Catholicism was established during the colonial period and the majority of the members were immigrants from Europe and Italy to…

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    dogmatism and free inquiry within a hierarchical society, depicting the power of the few over many, much like religion specifically Catholicism. Whilst the film veils the indisputable first world connections through the use of apes and a “fictional” world, the theories and ideologies subliminally placed create many juxtapositions to the power within religion. Catholicism is the oldest and authoritative religious groups, which put in place many of the dogmatic practices still used today. By…

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    Mythology and Catholicism are vastly different religions and the differences between these two belief systems are outstandingly obvious when comparing the aspects of Saint Anne’s Basilica and the Athenian tragedy Antigone. When considering Antigone and Saint Anne’s Basilica, the single most important difference between the two is…

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    I came to the U.S. on my junior year. Before this, I never got a chance to learn about the religion and the Catholicism. At the very beginning of the Morality class, I always felt confused and couldn't understand what the teacher’s talking about. I think this is largely because of my lack of knowledge of Catholicism. What’s more, I could understand the policies of Catholic church sometimes. For example, I felt confused the first time when my host family told me that it is always wrong to use…

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    What makes a good person sin? More specifically, what makes a monk start raping and killing people? Matthew Lewis would answer Catholicism, for it corrupts even the most virtuous person as shown in his book The Monk. The main character Ambrosio was left at a monastery when he was just a year old, leaving him to be raised by monks. Later in life, at the peak of his success, Ambrosio succumbs to the temptation of sins such as lust, murder, rape, and sorcery, and breaks his monastic vows. Hinting…

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    Catholicism become a separate denomination of Christianity after the Great Schism which occurred in 1054, causing the religion to have three main branches, Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestant. Catholics look to God as the central deity in the form of a Trinity - the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Contemplation in Catholicism has a repetitious mention goal of allowing the adherents to acquire a connection…

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    collected in permanent settlements and turned towards agricultural cultivation. For this paper, I will be focusing on two different extremes of religion--Christianity and Vodou--and analyzing how these religions’ practices developed, specifically Catholicism and Haitian Vodou, from their original forms to coincide with the knowledge discovered during the different eras. It is important…

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    and the Kingdom. The narrator renegade, through his irrational tongue and confused timeline, narrates a story of his unceasing conversion of religion. The renegade is first born in a poor and violent family. As he is eager to changing his state, Catholicism provides him power and convert him. The renege goes to Tahaza, despite other’s admonishment, in a wish to subjugate the people in there and convert them. However, after experiencing excruciating torture and subjugated by the power, the…

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    Anglicanism as a religion, and despite his role, Henry VIII should not be regarded as the founder of Anglicanism. The term ‘Anglican’ derives from the Latin word, ‘anglicanus,’ which means ‘English;’ it was used to distinguish a faith from Roman Catholicism . The origins of Anglicanism as a faith are not entirely clear. The fifteenth and sixteenth century were periods of religious transition and development. There were several religious reformations taking place throughout Europe, such as the…

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    Catholic Beliefs

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    commandments specifically was that the people must keep the Sabbath day holy. In the Catholic faith the Sabbath day is Sunday and Catholics are called to reserve that day as a day of worship and rest, therefore creating the ritual of the mass. Catholicism originated…

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