Pope Pius VI

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  • Why Did Napoleon Lead To The French Revolution

    called “Constitutions” which more and more gave him power, especially the “Constitution of 1802” which gave him office for life. While also giving him the power to elect his successor which ultimately would eventually be someone from his bloodline. Napoleon was not a man for the better of the Revolution he was a man for himself and for his belief for a weak nation like France was with the ending of the massive Revolution that they had ongoing. One of the main instances from the book that really made me double look at the way Napoleon believed his was a king was his coronation at the “Temple of Reason”, in which he wore a glamorous robe as well as his wife Josephine. While holding a scepter in which the nobles used, he took the crown out of Pope Pius VII and placed the crown on his head. As you can see here at this moment that a new royal family was just assumed into…

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  • The Jesuits Controversy

    influential organizations, the Jesuits, were disbanded by the pope on rumors of heresy. The pope, Clement XIV, did not suppress the Jesuits for heresy but for more political reasons. After losing the support of Portugal, he dispersed the Order to appease the French and Spanish rulers in order to save face and keep their support. It has been argued that the pope did this as a result of a series of localized political moves rather his reason being a theological controversy. These localized…

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  • Dorothea Dix: The Inhumane Treatment Of Mental Illness

    unaccompanied by any escort. She discovered a disturbing trend of mentally ill and mentally disable people being routinely imprisoned alongside actual criminals, often as not alongside violent criminals. She began keeping an extensive articulate and astonishingly unedited record of her findings which she published and used to lobby before the Massachusetts state legislature for federal reform and legislation to support and expand hospitals to house mentally ill prisoners. Her efforts not only…

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  • Victor Emmanuel's Influence On Italian Unification

    was promoted to Prime Minister of Sardinia by Victor’s own doing. E.P. Noether states that “Although Victor Emmanuel did not always agree with him, he recognized that Cavour 's plan helped to strengthen the monarchy and to transform Piedmont-Sardinia into a modern state” (Noether 5). Other revolutionaries like Giuseppe Mazzini were not as successful as Victor and Cavour because they had popularity throughout the states and they both came from respected, wealthy families. However, Mazzini had…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Contraception

    The increased levels of estrogen caused by the pill are polluting the water supply, causing dangerous environmental effects, such as the poisoning of various animal species. People are becoming aware of the dangerous side effects on women. Happily, the Church still stands as a beacon of light offering hope and certainty to those who are struggling to discover the true meaning of human sexuality. For, as Paul VI in Humane Vitae states “man cannot attain that true happiness for which he yearns…

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  • Pope Alexander VI: Rodrigo Borgia

    story of Rodrigo Borgia more famously known as Pope Alexander VI. Pope Alexander IV has been written into history as one of the most scandalous popes of the Renaissance era. His legacy is tarnished with alleged murders, incestuous relationships, and nepotism. Many biographies have been written about Rodrigo chiming in on the scandal involved in his house. There’s even a television drama series in which depicts some of the things that may have transpired…

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  • Meaning Of Faith, Theology, And Evangelization

    For now let 's focus on the definition. First let 's be clear, we are all called to evangelize; it 's our job. My course book put it beautifully when they quoted Pope Paul VI, "the Church exists to evangelize." We are the Church. We are called to proclaim Jesus Christ to those we encounter. Whether our personal calling is to be a grand public speaker and we evangelize that way. Or we may be a cashier and our simple conversations with those we serve is our way to evangelize. When we accept the…

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  • Meaning Of Religion

    As most humans wonder, what is the true meaning of religion, and what religion is right? There are handfuls of religions that you could believe in, but what makes yours righter than someone else’s? That is why I will be explaining serval author’s arguments over what they believe of religion and all its meanings. Many of this authors do argue similar ideas as they also do disagree on many things. The four passages I will be summering for you are “The Great Question Ch.1”, and “Religion Ch.3” by…

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  • Women During The Italian Renaissance

    Women had a better chance of playing a greater role in society if they came from a family in the upper class or were married into a wealthy family(Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). A prime example of a woman who broke through this barrier was Lucrezia Borgia (Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). She was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI. Alexander VI used her to gain political power and she became famous through this concept (Women in the Renaissance, n.d.). One of the most intelligent women to come…

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  • Second Vatican Council Essay

    private. They also gave rise to the rite for infants to participate in the sacramental celebration of baptism. Baptism is known as the entry into the holy realm of Christ. All sin are removed and asked to turn away from any sin and accept the faith of Christ. They emphasized on the role of parents and of the godparents “will be the first of teachers of their children in their way of faith; may they be also the best of teachers”. Concerns arose, are the parents that are presenting their…

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