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    philosophy. The thing is that faith evolves around everything and faith and reason are connected in many ways. In the encyclical Fides et Ratio (meaning Faith and Reason) written by Pope John Paul II we understand in a deeper level how faith and reason are interlocked. In Pope John Paul II first…

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    Pope John Paul II was a man who lived for the church. He worked endlessly to create a moral infrastructure in the present-day world. This occurred in his everyday life as the Pope, leader of the Catholic Church. He attempted to overthrow communism during his reign as Pope as well as sought to foster world peace. This man was truly one of the most important people in the free world and his home country Poland until the year 2005. Until this day, people remember him and spirit and still worship…

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    Pope John XXIII initiated the Second Vatican Council in January of 1959. This came to a suprise for many as they believed that Ecumenical Council was an outdated method for change. However, Pope John XXIII believed this would be an effective way to make doctrinal changes. This Council brought about many changes to the Mass that were significant. Four changes that were momentous were the language change, the readings change, singing during Mass, and fasting times. Before the Second Vatican…

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    Pope John Paul ii was born on the 18 of May 1920 in Wadowice Poland. He was ordained at the age of 26, and soon after, he became Bishop of Ombi, he accomplished this at age 38. He was named a cardinal in 1967 by Pope Paul VI at age 41. 11 years after he became a cardinal, he won the Papacy, making him the first non-Italian Pope in over 400 years. In 2005, Pope John Paul ii unfortunately passed away, 8 years later it was announced he would become a saint. Pope John Paul ii was a huge advocate…

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    Back in the time when Peter was still alive, God’s son had a close relationship with him. They were so close that the Roman Catholic Church interpreted the Bible as that God founded his church on top of Peter, which as a result made Peter the first Pope in history. The Catholics kept the tradition of Popedom till the time of present. Despite the fact that the Roman Catholic Church was fairly corrupted and turned away from the truth of God, Fr. Karol Josef Wojtyla, otherwise known as Pope John…

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    3. The redemptive meaning of suffering in Salvifici Doloris Pope John Paul II addresses his apostolic letter Salvifici Doloris on the view of Christian meaning of human suffering. He specifies under the aspect of human suffering has salvific meaning. For the question of why do we suffer? Throughout the history the answer for this question of human suffering remained a mystery. With Adam and Eve sin and suffering entered into the world, and this evil is experienced by all human being. But now by…

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    individuals who have helped to shape Western civilization. Pope John Paul II, one of the greatest Popes in the history of the Catholic Church, is a notable example of an individual who has made a profound impact on the world. Through his international success, Pope John Paul II played a vital role in uniting the Catholic church and strengthening Catholic ties with other faiths, putting an end to communism and stopping various dictatorships. Because of these courageous actions, Pope John Paul II…

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    In Pecem in Terris Pope John Paul II addresses Pope John XXIII's writing in his Encyclical letter of Pecem in Terris. Pacem in Terris in English term is known as Peace on earth. John Paul II made it very clear to what he wanted to talk about in his version of Pecem in Terris. He actually writes it in a very organized manner. He puts it in almost a list of what has been happening in or before the 20th century, almost like giving us a history lesson of some sort. He then addresses the ideas of…

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    to deal with in its ecumenical dialogue with other Christian churches is the Dogma of Papal Infallibility. This dogma was officially promulgated by Pope Pius IX at the First Vatican Council (1869-1870) in the Dogmatic Constitution Pastor Aeternus. This magisterial document defined the role and ministry of the pope within the Church. In their attempt to define the Petrine office, the Council Fathers at Vatican I unknowingly opened a ‘can of worms’ that would, unfortunately, have long-lasting…

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    Saint John Paul the second can be considered a hero because of his accomplishments, his five loves, and his life style. Saint John Paul the second was also a pope. He was also recently ordained a saint. Saint John Paul's real name was Karol Józef. When his mother was in labor, she heard the the sounds of people singing hymns in honor of the Virgin Mary across the street at the Church of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary, and she said " open the window so the songs could be heard."All of…

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