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    Pope Francis Analysis

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    Environmental issues have been the talk of the town by many public figures recently, but it does not always seem to “stick” in the minds of the viewers. Both Pope Francis and Naomi Klein discuss the topic in great detail, but take different approaches in convincing their readers. Klein seems to evokes a great deal of negativity in her book, to the point where it questions the reader’s own actions and almost makes them feel that they are partially to blame for the current state of Earth. Pope…

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    The Junipero Ruine

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    “There were those who wanted a pope who would reform the Roman Curia, the papal bureaucracy — and preferably someone from outside Europe to represent the church 's demographic shift to the Southern Hemisphere.” They clearly recognized the shift in Catholics and felt the need to appeal to Latin America, as opposed to Europe as they always had before. Even his age, 76, which has made him an unlikely candidate initially was a positive factor in his election. “He is in good health but not so young…

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    themes of deception, revenge, and betrayal through the characters and scenarios of the 1601 play. Under the New Historicism literary criticism, Shakespeare is concluded to have been connected to the Catholic resistance and, under this conclusion, the religious aspects of Shakespeare’s knowledge of the Catholic beliefs is evident throughout the play. An interesting aspect that can be drawn from Hamlet is the idea that the apocalyptic fall of the world will lead to the salvation of all…

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    Reformation Reformation was very significant in Europe because without it the power the Catholic Church possessed would have only kept getting larger. As in the Renaissance, the Reformation looked back at history for influence. The thinkers of this Age wanted to reinstitute early christianity and its virtue. The Reformation impacted the history of the West greatly. For the very first time Western Europe’s people would be allowed to be a part of a different Christian practices. Martin Luther…

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    throughout the history of civilization and has led to strong opposition against organized religion. This theme was commonly addressed in the Enlightenment period, when Europeans began to evaluate the consequences of oppression caused by the Roman Catholic Church. Among these Europeans was a rebellious intellectual, Voltaire, who openly criticized the religious system in his literature. An example of his work is “Candide,” a story that portrays characters who hold positions in the church as…

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    minds have examined the debate on the impact of the Reformation, Scientific Advancement and Explorers between the 16th and 18th centuries. Many events occurred, such as, the Reformation against the Roman Catholic Church popes which changed a lot of religions and peoples thoughts about the Roman Catholic Church. All of these events contributed to the idea that reformation and religion are better than scientific revolution and explorers. Thus reformation and religion is the most important period…

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    Martin Luther thinks that the church it is not a justice place to worship God any more, since the churches are corrupted and powerful. Martin Luther have did some harm and support through his challenge of the Catholic Church, but at the end he did more harm through his challenge of the Catholic Church, he inspired violent revolt, he disrespects the Pope, he challenge the church and he try to break the catholic tradition. Western Europe went through a several religious and social conflicts during…

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    differences between the ideals of Catholic and Protestant faith, I believe that by the end of the reign of Elizabeth I, English Christianity was a fusion of old Catholic tradition still battling the ideas of Protestant reformation. I will demonstrate this in this essay by establishing catholic traditions, analysing what changes the protestants wished to make and finally evaluating their effect. There are three traditions that stand out within the practises of the Catholic Church, iconography,…

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    racial violence is at an all time high as the discussion of police brutality has been an on the rise trend. This affects the balance of world peace, as people turn against each other, creating an un-dividing tension that will fail to reside. The Catholic Church’s position on racism is a very important as God wants to see us working…

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    But this dominance in Europe would not last throughout the next one hundred years. This was a time period before the Protestant Reformation begun by professor and munk: Martin Luther, that was to challenge the Catholic Church not only in its systematic practices, hierarchy, and Biblical interpretation, but most importantly, challenge its widespread followers and believers in Europe. Historian Hans Hillerbrand, in his book The Protestant Reformation, comments that…

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