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    John Paul Hero

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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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    interpretation of the Church’s teaching on this matter, heavily building on ideas of one of his predecessors, Pope John Paul II. One can see the how Pope John Paul II influenced Ouellet’s work through examining Ouellet’s accounts of the sacramentum tantum, res et sacramentum and res tantum of marriage. In looking at Ouellet’s account of the sacramentum tantum, one can see how Pope John Paul II work influenced Ouellet. The sacramentum tantum is the sign that causes and is not itself caused…

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    Bergoglio's Death

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    Buenos Aires succeeding Antonio Quarracino. Three years later in February, 2001, Pope John Paul II chose Bergoglio to be a cardinal. After Pope John Paul II's death in 2005, Bergoglio reportedly received the second most votes to be the new pope after Joseph Ratzinger who became Pope Benedict XVI.…

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    The Junipero Ruine

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    title of “Blessed” to be bestowed. The next suspicious act is that Pope Francis waived the need for a second miracle. This skip in the process allowed Serra to be canonized on demand. Why was Francis in a rush to canonize Serra? Why would the Pope want to expedite this process for a man that he never knew, or even venerated himself? There is one personal connection between the two men. Pope Francis is the first Hispanic pope, and now Junipero Serra is the first Hispanic saint. It is…

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    Oklahoma City Bombing

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    - The Pope says it prepares us for eternal life and the Dalai Lama says that it is caused by our own ignorance and not a God. I don't think God lets us suffer. It's because suffering is common to all and because it is inescapable. Bibliography n.d. Oklahoma…

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    Through the religions discussed thus far, I thought Christianity would have been the one I was most knowledgeable about since I attend a Christian church. However, I was intrigued when educated on Jesus’ upbringing and his role in the creation of Christianity. Previous to reading World Religions: Western Traditions, I was not aware that Jesus was born a Jew. I was also surprised to learn about Jesus’ birth. He was born in Bethlehem which is a small town southeast of Jerusalem. His birth was very…

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    that God made in making women. Pope John Paul II wrote an encyclical known as The Gospel of Life. The encyclical was a way for Pope John Paul II to express the position of the Catholic Church on the values and inviolabilities of human life itself. The pope addresses various concepts of Feminine Genius and its progression in our society. God’s role in making women was to make them unique and essential into building a culture of life. In The Gospel of Life Pope John Paul II says, “We must promote…

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    With time comes change and the issues changed so Pope Francis decided there was a need to talk about the new issues. Pope Francis called bishops from around the world together, including the United States to discuss these issues. On December 10, 2014 Pope Francis stated, “Dear Brothers and Sisters, this morning we begin a new series of catechesis devoted to the family,” and ever since then the Church has been working to discuss such things (Harris). Pope Francis recognized these issues could…

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    community and implies that our lives should revolve around the Eucharist. That every aspect of the Catholic life should be governed by the Eucharist. These wise words spoken by Pope John Paul II simply means to be closer and be with Jesus today who ascended into heaven year ago we must take the Eucharist. Pope John Paul II is stating that be in the presence of Christ, the Eucharist is the way. From the above quote we are able to understand to be with Jesus the Eucharist is the only way to…

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    John Paul II Interview

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    1 I would chose to have a consultation with Pope John Paul II, the great advocate for human rights. He taught about the unity of the human race and human solidarity. In addition, human suffering was one of the leitmotifs of his teaching, which I found particularly important in a world dominated by the ideology of consumerism and hedonism. In 1992, he even introduced The World Day of the Sick which is celebrated every year on February 11. He constantly emphasized that suffering did not violate…

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