Pope Gregory XII

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  • How Did The Western Schism Affect The Catholic Church

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    men claiming to be pope. One man elected in Rome, one in Avignon, France, and one elected by the Council of Pisa. This was very detrimental to the Catholic theology which states that it can trace every pope back to St. Peter, the first pope. The Catholic faithful were not sure which of the three men was the true pope and which, if any of them, they should listen to. It was a very confusing time for all the faithful living in this time, and a very annoying situation for the true pope who was now seen

  • Giovanni Di Bicci De Medici Essay

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    Cardinal Cossa deserted his allegiance to Pope Gregory XII during the Western Schism and convened the Council of Pisa. His main objective was to end the schism. They tried deposing of Pope Gregory XII and Antipope Benedict XIII by electing another Pope, Pope Alexander V in 1409. Gregory and Benedict ignored this decision, so now there were three popes. Pope Alexander V died soon after which made way for Baldassare himself. Baldassare Cossa was consecrated as Pope John XXIII in 1410. As friend and supporter

  • Saint Anthony : The Life Of St. Anthony

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    St. Anthony was born in Lisbon in 1195 and was baptized "Ferdinand." His parents were of nobility. Some writers of the fifteenth century posited that his father was Martin Bouillon, a descendant of the famous Godfrey de Bouillon, commander of the First Crusade; and his mother, Theresa Tavejra, was a descendant of Froila I, fourth king of Asturia. However, this genealogy is unproven. Nevertheless, his parents were faithful and sought to hand their faith onto their son. He also was privileged to receive

  • Twentieth Century And Vatican II Essay

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    social organization of the state and the rising of totalitarian regimes, which represented a threat to the principles of the individual that the Church defended. Popes Pius XI and Pius XII defended the rights of each person in their statements. These notions signified also a development in the idea of religious freedom. However, it would be Pope John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council who would affirm clearly the stance of the Church on this issue. The totalitarian states claimed an ethical state that

  • Galatians 2 : 19-20 In The Teaching Of Pope Pius XII

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    Galatians 2:19-20 in the Teaching of Pope Pius XII The message of St. Paul in Galatians 2: 19-20 has been considered as the essence of the Christian spirituality. Particularly, the sentence “It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me”, the Verse 19, suggests Christian life as an intimate union with Christ. In relation to this verse, Pope Pius II, in his Encyclical Mystici corporis Christi, develops the doctrine of the union of all Christians with Christ as the fruit of the union of Christ

  • Archbasilica Essay

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    The Archbasilica of St. John Lateran is the home of the current Pope and one of the most important buildings in Rome. This Christian cathedral was originally constructed for Pope Miltiades in the early 4th century over the remains of the old fort of the Castra Nova Equites Singualres. Emperor Constantine built this church in 324 AD, making it the oldest basilica in Rome. This cathedral went through many reconstructions throughout its history due to earthquakes and fires. Its façade was designed

  • Pope Pius XII and the Jews Essay

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    Church was shepherded by Pope Pius XII, who proved himself an untiring foe of the Nazis, determined to save as many Jewish lives as he could. Yet today Pius XII gets almost no credit for his actions before or during the war. Anti-Catholic author Dave Hunt writes, "The Vatican had no excuse for its Nazi partnership or for its continued commendation of Hitler on the one hand and its thunderous silence regarding the Jewish question on the other hand. . . . [The popes] continued

  • Mother teresa Essay

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    “Life is beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is wealth, keep it. Life is a promise, fulfill it. Life is a song, sing it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it. Life is life, fight for it!” were the lines of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu who is now known as the famous Mother Teresa. Mother Teresa born to an Albanian family on August 26th, 1910 in a city called Skopje, Serbia. As a child, Agnes lived in a quite favorable house and was educated in local schools. Her father was a building

  • The Horrific Duration Of The Holocaust

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    The horrendous duration of the Holocaust was a dark time in human history. Millions of Jewish people died along with African-Americans, disabled people, and anyone who did not fit into the Nazi regime. During this time of persecution, there were people who did not take action to help their fellow neighbors and decided to be bystanders. But in the midst of terrified silence, a Capuchin priest resolved to break the silence. Père Marie-Benoît was a member of the Catholic Church when Jews were being

  • Pius XII Rationale

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    What was Pope Pius XII's rationale for not explicitly condemning the Nazi persecution of the Jews? (How can we explain his diplomatic or strategic approach to this issue?) World War II was a contentious period in the long-blighted history of Europe. By 1942 most of Europe was under a totalitarian regime, experiencing the most conscientious effort to eradicate a race of people in history, the Holocaust. A spectator of this carnage was the Catholic Church, whose leadership remained silent towards the