Eastern Catholic Churches

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  • Bernard Pusak: The Second Vatican Council

    Before the council has held the Church was actually further away from the original Catholic mass than it was after the council. The mass was very community based and all people were allowed to participate. During the medieval period the mass was changed; the aulter was against the back wall of the church, the priest faced away from the…

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  • How Indulgences Changed The Church

    How the Church changed Indulgences and How Indulgences Changed the Church Indulgences have been the epitome of corruption in the Catholic Church and rightly so. When the Catholic Church created the indulgence system they began do collect money without honesty and began to act truly like a state over a group of Christians. It is abhorrent; however, it was not purposeless and there was a reason the Church needed the ill-obtained money. The idea of indulgences was not created with ill intent, but…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Innovational Ideas

    teachings spread wide across Europe but I also changed the rules of how monasticism is performed and followed, which leads to my next important achievement. Another one of my accomplishments is my idea in the variation in monasticism. Unlike the rules in eastern monasticism, where monks live in solitary and strict lives, my ideas involved life in a community where everyone got together and shared. It was a different view on monasticism and many people accepted it in many places in Europe. If I…

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  • The Spanish Inquisition

    Religion is used as a tool for rulers to justify and motivate oppression. Since religion is used as a tool of oppression, negative political and economic effects occur. These effects include political revolutions and economic turmoil. Instances in which religion oppressed and created conflict are demonstrated by the Aztecs as well as events in Spain and England. The Spanish Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella, expelled, tortured, severely questioned, and forced Jews and Muslims to convert to Roman…

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  • Why Did The Colonists Ever Move To America

    Think back to the very base of America, the first seeds planted. What comes to mind? Most invision quaint Pilgrims, plump turkeys, or sparkling brass buckles on the shoes of Quakers, but although all of these fond ideas are gently warming, they are irrelevant because they are unrealistic. Life for the first colonists in America was dark and dismal, gruelling and grey, as well as dangerous and daring. Now when one considers this, one will consequently wonder, why in the world would the colonists…

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  • Martin Luther's Impact On The Catholic Church

    Martin Luther had a positive impact on how people viewed the Catholic Church. Protestant Reformation was a time of change in western society. The Roman Catholic Church would see its authority raised in a way that was unknown and the world would witness the beginning of many religious conflicts and rivalries, some of which live on to this day. The roots of the movement lie in several different ideas that started to spread among the common people of Europe, starting in about 1500. People believed…

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  • How Does Christianity Affect Society During The Middle Ages

    Though Christianity and feudalism both had negative impacts on society during the Middle Ages, they were extremely beneficial at the time, contributing to stability and protection throughout Europe. Feudalism allowed Europe to grow and flourish, giving jobs to the peasants, providing supplies for the upper class and nobility, and overall protecting the common people. As stated by this quote, feudalism “saved common men from invaders… saved them from the tyranny of the King.” (Internet) Likewise,…

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  • Martin Luther's Exploring Leadership

    But in the case of Martin Luther, the absolute last thing that he wanted to do was to be made a leader of a movement away from the Catholic church as a whole. For this reason, there are some glaring holes in the leadership qualities and abilities of Martin Luther. One of these shortcomings would be that he struggled greatly with what “Exploring Leadership” calls “Relational Leadership”…

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  • Martin Luther's 95 They Are And Why They Are Important

    things are going through Martin Luther’s head but the only reason why is because the church only wanted the money. This is why he wrote the 95 theses and this is also why the 95 theses is important. The 95 theses was important because it changed the churches. It had taking a little bit to get to change but with Martin Luther posting the 95 theses everywhere it finally changed. If it wasn’t for Martin Luther there would be no change of the…

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  • How Did The Renaissance Influence The Development Of Humanism

    oppression. Preceding the Renaissance and the birth of humanism, every aspect of life with controlled by or devoted to the Roman Catholic Church. Europe was united in Christendom, the pope was infallible, and the papacy had control over both spiritual and temporal matters. Popes and cardinals anointed kings and peasants lived and died for the papacy. The Roman Catholic Church also monopolized education. Monasteries were centers of…

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