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    Roncalli Canon Law Essay

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    This law governs the affairs of the Catholic Church, especially the law created in the Roman Catholic Church by the Pope. In other words, Canon Law is simply the rules, structure, discipline and procedures of a religion. This law of the church was revised during the Second Vatican Council. These positive changes made by Pope John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council have influenced and shaped the church hugely and still has a heavy influence on us today. For example, if the decisions of the second vatican council were not changed, we would be using the language of latin in non-secular schools and churches, There would be no women involvement in the mass, There would be less involvement with the priest and lay people and the clergy would be treated more as Kings and royalty rather than Pope’s, Bishop’s and Priest’s. Pope John XXIII was a revolutionary man who aimed high for goodness within the church. He was known globally as “the good pope” in which he made himself available to the people of the church. In need of a time of reform, he had hope that the church would be made for the better and he used his positional significance to make an extraordinary…

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    Racism In Religion

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    In 1979, a group of catholic bishops stated in a letter to the congregation that “Racism is an evil which endures in our society and in our Church. Despite apparent advances and even significant changes in the last two decades, the reality of racism remains. In large part, it is only external appearances which have changed.” This quote references the apparent problem that still exists in the U.S. despite “external changes.” Many external changes have been only ceremonial with many forms of…

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    Dressed as he generally would, with no fancy attributes, John Paul struck me as a humorous and whimsical person. When we met each other for the first time, I expected quite a few jokes to be cracked and numerous humorous moments to come my way. In a very few moments we had had previously, he sounded funny and acted funny as well! So, the best I could do was consider him funny. Thanks to the conversation we had, he is no longer only a funny person to me. By now, I am aware that he carries some…

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    met Helen McGonegal, a nun. The two later got married, after leaving their positions in the church, and had two children, my uncle and my mom. My grandmother taught at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova and my grandfather continued his career as a professor at Villanova University. At the time of the council my grandfather was studying in Rome to become a priest. The Second Vatican Council was proposed in 1962 by Pope John XXIII. This proposed council came as a surprise to many…

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    On this part John Paul takes immediate action to track down and teach Rich Marshall “a lesson”. In this instance it appeals to logos, giving a clear reason to protect Heidi from her stepfather. In this case, this John 's act of redemption is saving someone from evil, saving Heidi from Rich Marshall. This appeals to pathos, where one may do anything to protect their love ones. Towards the end of the novel, John reveals his final act of redemption “My father is gone. I didn 't get a chance to tell…

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    all either massive cowards or power-hungry generals, and even the many holy wars that ravished the peasants livelihood, simply making it another day was a challenge for the people. When times get tough, what do the lowly masses do? They turn to a higher power, and the denizens of the medieval period were no exception, as this was the last time when christianity was at it's most powerful since the death of Christ. This may seem at first like a very good thing, but in fact it was this great…

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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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    it had in the previous two hundred (Komonchak). Pope John XXIII announced the creation of this council, also referred to as Vatican II, in January 1959, much to the surprise of the awaiting world. There had not been an ecumenical council — an assembly of Roman Catholic religious leaders meant to settle doctrinal issues — in nearly 100 years (Teicher). The Second Vatican Council opened the doors of the Roman Catholic Church to serious changes that have had a powerful legacy. The world had become…

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    A1. Pope John XXII announced the Second Vatican council (ecumenical council) of the Roman Catholic Church on January 25, 1959, as a chance for the church to take part in a renewal. Pope John XXII called the Council shortly after he was elected. He noticed that the Church needed to make the message of faith relevant to people in the twentieth century. Ecumenical councils had been called before, but usually during times of great crisis for the church. To most Catholics in 1959, the church didn’t…

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    John Wycliffe was born in the Yorkshire village of Wycliffe-on-Tees. Scholars differ as to the exact date of birth, but it is generally agreed that He was born in the Yorkshire village of Wycliffe-on-Tees around 1330. He entered Oxford College around 1345, just prior to the outbreak of the Black Death (1349-353). He received his Doctorate of Divinity in 1372. By 1371 Oxford had gained a reputation as the leading school of theological and philosophical studies, and Wycliffe stood out for his…

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