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    is no place for religion in the modern world. People always chose to look at the mistakes and negatives of religion, rather than looking at those who lived their life positively sharing the knowledge of the Church. People like Mother Theresa or Pope John Paul are excellent examples that, according the Archbishop Collins, non-believers should look at and see that those are the types of people that live a full life of Catholic faith, helping people through utilizing the power of the…

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    East-West Schism Analysis

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    they are different in practice. In 1054, the Great Schism, or the East-West Schism, permanently separated the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Western Papacy. At that time, Pope Leo IX and Patriarch…

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    I was raised to be catholic which as you may know is a strict, and structured type of mass. Their practices in mass is exactly the same way each Sunday you attend, the only thing that usually differs is the subject of which the mass has been planned around. That is why I chose to go to a non denominational church for my church visit reflection. This is because these two religions are extremely different, and a couple of my friends on the soccer team go there for church each Sunday. The church I…

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    Pope Francis, the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church, is truly a one of a kind. On September 23, 2015, The Pope took on monumental step in our history and addressed congress. Throughout the Pope’s address he explained the importance of the Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching and how it relates to our daily lives and endeavors. Pope Francis starts off his address by , redefining congresses responsibilities to our nation. He begins with explaining congress's role in one of Seven Themes of…

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    VATICAN CITY -- (AP) It's now quite certain that Pope Francis' big summit on family issues won't endorse any changes to church doctrine on the church's teaching about homosexuality or whether civilly remarried Catholics can receive Communion. And yet, it seems, everything has changed. From the crucial role African bishops have played in the debate, to calls to remove "intrinsically disordered" from the church's language on gays, to the freedom bishops now enjoy to speak their minds on…

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    Many of my fellow college bound high-schoolers seem lost in this day and age. They pursue a field, usually with the best of intentions. They pick a college with their intended major. Nonetheless, they usually end up switching majors, or even colleges. Why is this? In many ways, it is due to a lack of commitment – not necessarily on the part of the student, but on the part of the education industrry. A lack of commitment to truth, to the great facts about life and the great questions of life. The…

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    Pope Francis visit to the United States was of no concern to some Americans. The media predicted conflict between the pope and congress. The real conflict was not the pope’s opinion on climatic change but the people’s outlook of Catholicism. With a population of over 1 billion people worldwide and 68 million parishioners in the United States, the church presence is significantly enormous. Liberals disagree with the church’s stance on issues like contraceptives and same sex marriage. Pope Francis…

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    The conflict between Catholics and Protestants in France assumed many forms. It was a physical conflict, but also an ideological one where both parties used propaganda to fight each other. Pamphlets and images where used by both the Catholics and the Protestant to discredit the adversary and rally people to their cause. The Great Marmite Overturned, Le Renversement de la grand marmite in French (Fig. 1), is one of those images. It is a woodcut, which was first produced in 1562 by an unknown…

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    room is used for the members not only to have dinner, but also to nourish themselves with religious teachings and spiritual virtues the leaders of the organization impart. Upon the walls of all of the rooms in the house, magnificent framed pictures of Pope and Mother Mary hang here and there. Also, a variety of Catholicism-related pictures, especially the pictures describing or symbolizing the famous accounts of Bible, hang upon the walls as…

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    comes to school with a bloody nose or a black eye, you know he had a fight over the clothes that morning.” This typifies Irish poverty and its problem as a restriction to those who are a burden to society. As discovered The Church and the St Vincent de Paul Society have control over the amount of aid each family is in need of. Consequently, the imagery created by Frank McCourt illustrates the dark, dull and depressive lanes of Limerick and the unhealthy and staunch population. This is…

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