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    great help to him in the apostolates of Opus dei. As soon as the end of the world war was in sight he began to prepare apostolic work in other countries and in 1946 he moved to rome in order to obtain papal recognition for opus dei. On february 24 1947 pope pius XII granted Opus Dei the decree of praise. The headquarters of opus dei was fixed in rome to emphasize their aspirations. On june 26th 1975 Blessed Josemaria died of cardiac arrest before a picture of our…

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    Catholic View Of Freedom

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    Freedom is an important aspect of Catholic morality. Not to be confused with license, true freedom is greatly dependent on truth and has a profound impact on the human person as a spiritual being. Human freedom separates us from all other beings, allowing us to choose our own path by Christ’s light. The idea of freedom is greatly influential on our lives as followers of Christ. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines freedom as “the power, rooted in reason and will, to act or not to act,…

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    Differing opinions For John Foreman promotes research into rare genetic diseases- advocating for drugs to be funded, better research, and better funding for carers after his wife and twins were born with alpha mannosidosis. Thus, his vision to eliminate such suffering from society is seen when he says, "Using older technology it was possible to control the incidence by pregnancy termination…That was a major dilemma for some…They didn't want to go through a pregnancy with a wanted child and face…

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    Fides et Ratio, written by Saint Pope John Paul II, can easily be regarded as one of his most influential papal encyclicals for its view on faith and reason. The encyclical bridges the topics of philosophy, which is often associated with Hellenism, and theology, which is often associated with Catholicism, and shows how they work together as one free-flowing unit. In this paper, I will be proving how the Pope does this by talking about theology, philosophy, faith, reason, and how they all work…

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    Martin Luther King, Jr., and “On Social Concern” by St. Pope John Paul II, have synergized the practical and the theological, elucidating the Church’s vocation. To live the paschal mystery in the modern world is to become aware of reality through cognitive liberation, to move into compassion and solidarity with the…

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    The environment is a topic of importance for all of the Christian religions. Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and Protestants can all agree on one main thing, that the earth is God’s creation and we should treat it properly. The issue with the environment arose in the 1960s and 1970s when environmental issues and disasters had been taking place like the smog covering big cities like New York City or Los Angeles. Along with that there was a spread of radioactive fallout from nuclear weapon…

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    I was impressed by Pope John Paul II’s economic, yet concise and charitable answers to some very difficult questions. I think that, for many people, it is easier to launch into a frontal assault and try to destroy the other side; however, in truth, God wants all people, all of…

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    Mother Teresa

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    "By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the Heart of Jesus" (Pope John Paul II). She was called “mother” by millions though she had no children of her own. This person is Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa was baptized on August 26, 1910, given the name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu and died on September 5th, 1997 (Gold). Her father, Nikolo, and her mother, Drana, emphasized the importance…

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    deeper problem within the church? 1 > The short answer is - Yes, there are deeper problems within the church regarding claims of sexual deviances. Reports have been around for a long while, even going back to Pope, John Paul II. News groups report credible evidence that the former Pope was aware that his Catholic Church comrades faced serious allegations that they had been guilty of, but via the Catholic Church they vowed to protect them, so long as they repent their sins. - Alas failing to…

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    The Image Of God Analysis

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    vocation. We choose to follow the path Christ has paved for us. Heavenly liturgy is our ultimate goal. (Dailey p. 16) As Pope John Paul II said, “We are moving toward a dictatorship of relativism which does not recognize anything as for certain and which has as its highest goal one’s own ego and one’s own desires.” (Benedict vs. the Dicatorship of Relativism) When John Paul II spoke these words, he is explaining, that we have our own desires and it is our choice to refrain from those desires.…

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