Pope Paul V

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  • Galileo Galilei Essay

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    The world was definitely looking better for Galileo at this time. On July 10, 1610 Galileo was appointed Chief mathematician and philosopher of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Reassuring to the doubt of Galileo’s finding’s as being anti-religious, Pope Paul V promised support. However, this did little to prevent the onslaught of attacks starting in 1614 by Friar Coccini. In December of 1615 Galileo set out to Rome to put a stop to the accusations of him being anti-religious. By 1616 Galileo spoke out

  • Christianity And Birth Control

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    Human life is a sacred right that all individuals possess. It is unlawful and mortally sinful to take away or prevent the life of an infant. “Human life is sacred—all men must recognize that fact,” said Pope John XXIII in defense of the unborn (John XXIII). To be truly pro-life, one must accept that doing so does not only refer to being opposed to abortion, but also being opposed to birth control and contraception. The Catholic Church has professed for two thousand years that the conjugal act is

  • Astrology : A Time Of Rebirth Of New And Improved Ideas

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    The Renaissance was a time of rebirth of new and improved ideas. New interests developed. Many things and people made an impact on the Renaissance. One of those things is astrology. Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs and the natural world, according to the dictionary. “From its origins 4,000 years ago in Babylonia and Chaldea astrology developed into a science of great complexity, capable of detailed

  • Biography Of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli 's Influence On The Contribution Of Significant People Or Schools Of Thought

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    the Vatican II. Today Pope John XXIII’s actions during the Vatican II influence our thoughts towards other religions to be respectful and therefore have changed the way we treat other traditions, denominations and religions. From a young age Pope John XXIII has believed he can achieve true world peace through social justice. During the Vatican II Pope John XXIII released two encyclicals. One of the encyclicals is call “Mater et Magistra”. Mater et Magistra was written by Pope John XXIII and was about

  • Essay on Abortion, Pope John Paul II and Peter Singer

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    Abortion, Pope John Paul II and Peter Singer Abortion is one of the most controversial issues today. It has become a question of not only ethics, but morals. In the 1973 case of Roe v Wade the Supreme Court ruled that a woman has the right to terminate a pregnancy by abortion within the first six months of the pregnancy. However, conservative Presidents have changed the legislation enough to allow states to restrict abortion in various ways (Practical Ethics, Peter Singer). In the following paper

  • Liberation Theology Essay

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    Jeremy Partin I. Title Page II. Thesis Page III. Introduction Liberation theology in Latin America was first introduced in the late 1960’s, although it became famous after the writing of Gustavo Gutierrez. The roots of liberation theology can be traced back to Europe because Catholic priests were sent there to go to school. It was there where they became radicalized and sent back to Latin America. This radicalization led many to start thinking differently, including Gutierrez. He and others

  • Abortion And Abortion

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    Being a Catholic follower in the Roman Catholic Church means one belongs to a Christ-centered faith community that views Jesus Christ as the firm foundation. Catholics share Christ’s vision and model their lives after His example of love. Catholics are called to care for one another and to use their gifts and talents to spread good among the world. God gave his followers the ten commandments for their well-being, and in the Church’s eyes today, the sixth commandment, “You shall not murder,” (Exod

  • Mother Teresa Essay examples

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    the lay Missionaries of Charity try to follow Mother Teresa's spirit and charism in their families. Mother Teresa's work has been recognised and acclaimed throughout the world and she has received a number of awards and distinctions, including the Pope John XXIII Peace Prize (1971) and the Nehru Prize for her promotion of international peace and understanding (1972). She also received the Balzan Prize (1979) and the Templeton and Magsaysay awards. From Nobel Lectures, Peace 1971-1980, Editor-in-Charge

  • Reformation of the Church

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    In sixteenth century Europe, the revival for Roman Catholicism took place. This reformation in the Church is significantly important as it was during these times when Europe was all but mired by Protestant movements. This revival has often been referred to as the Catholic Counter-reformation, as a response against the Protestant Reformation. Christian humanism found expression, putting emphasis even on the pagan culture and philosophy. Controversies with the Protestants also gave way to the revival

  • Baroque Religion

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    The Church also used Baroque music to counter the spread of Protestantism. Baroque music intended to lift the soul towards God and Heaven with its grandeur. Baroque music was also used for a greater reason: communication. Music has the power to convey to people powerful emotions, whether good or bad (About the Baroque Period). One time, Sieur Claudin Le Jeune, a musician, sang an air, a song, and “that when this air was rehearsed at a private concert it caused a gentleman there to put hand to arms

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