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    Women’s roles in the Catholic church have remained relatively consistent in the fact that women have never been allowed to become priests but have continued their service to the church in the role as nuns. Even though the church has modernized in other ways, they have not caught up to improving gender equality in the West. Why is this still a controversial issue especially since in other denominations of Christianity, such as the Methodist church, have appointed women preachers? This is still an…

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    John Paul II’s encyclical Veritatis Splendor corroborate the descriptions of the Magisterium provided by the Catechism and Congar. The role of the Magisterium is to lead the faithful by scrutinizing and authenticating new theological approaches to interpreting…

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    meaning to your life. For much of the current thinking, however, it is a wild goose chase, for man would be unable to reach the truth. This is the starting point that has given rise to the thirteenth encyclical of John Paul II, which was published on 15 October. The Pope wants to step out of this cultural situation that has shaped a way of thinking according to which everything is subjective: the truth would be the result of consensus. It is a climate of uncertainty that affects…

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    America. Second Vatican Council, Latin America Bishops, Leonardo Boff, and Juan Luis Segundo inspired liberationists. In contrast, those who opposed the movement such as Pope John Paul II and various authorities (Military) conducted procedures to make their protest obvious. While submitting documents for the poor, Pope John Paul II began to discard bishops who supported “base communities” (communities of the poor) or the Liberation Theology movement, and replaced them with other churchmen. The…

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    continually strengthen their Catholic identity" (2006). In an attempt to analyze the state of faith leadership in my school, Omaha Mercy High School, I interviewed three non-religion teachers: Heather Newville (science), Josh Riesberg (history), and Paul Tschudin (technology). As an English teacher, I chose to interview faculty members outside of my department in order to see the spiritual dimension of our school through the eyes of those whose experiences and opinions…

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    Rerum Vivarum Book Review

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    the poor was written, most popes since Leo XIII have added to the direction and expectation of the Church’s focus on an option of the poor to include Pope Pius XI’s Quadragesimo Anno (40 years after Rerum Novarum), Paul VI’s Octogesima Adveniens (80 years after Rerum Novarum), and Pope John Paul II’s Centesimus Annus (100 years after Rerum Novarum). Though not a part of the chronological addition to Rerum Novarum, Pope John Paul II, along with Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis have all written…

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    Essay on Familiaris Consortio I. Introduction This document is an Apostolic Exhortation by Pope John Paul II, written to the episcopate, the clergy, and to the members of the whole Catholic Church. Its purpose is to address the role of the Christian family in response to the changing issues they face in our modern world, in order to provide encouragement and enlightenment in Christ and His Church amongst the ever-growing secularized world. To highlight the importance of the Christian family,…

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    Catholic Appeal Example

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    We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.” The little quote by our last Pope John Paul II just shows how required we are to be stewards and the good and success it can do for not only the Church but the whole world. The Annual Catholic is one of the most important parts of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Without all of the different…

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    's executions and crucifixion both have the same purpose and are performed for some of the same reasons. The Church would like us, as Christians, to speak out against the execution processes because we are all guilty of sin. Many people, like Pope John Paul II, already have started the movement of stopping executions from happening in today 's era. Jesus went through tremendous amounts of agony so we would not have to go through the same pain, but many people do not know or forget this and…

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    about Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality – Pope Francis Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio or POPE FRANCIS was chosen to be the Pope of the Catholic Church since March 13, 2013. He is the first Latin American and the first Jesuit to lead the Roman Catholic Church—and the first non-European leader of the church in 1,200 years. He named himself Francis after St. Francis of Assisi. Born in Buenos Aires in 1936 to Italian immigrant parents, Pope Francis was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1969.…

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