Catholic Church

The Roman Catholic Church

First I will start with definitions of three key words in the question. These three words are abortion, sacred and euthanasia. The type of abortion I will talk about in this coursework is procured abortion. Abortion is the termination of the life of a foetus; procured abortion is the termination of the foetus with outside […]

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The Catholic Churches

The Roman Catholic Church teaches that all forms of sexual activity outside marriage are wrong. This includes adultery, fornication and homosexuality; the Roman Catholic Church underlines the traditional teachings of the church on sexual morality, arguing strongly in favour of chastity. To stay with her teachings: o Church made thoughtful decisions to protect its followers […]

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Why was the Catholic Church so weak by 1780

The Catholic Church emerging triumphant from the religious wars dominated the earlier part of the eighteenth century however by the end of the 18th century many argued it had become enfeebled due to a combination of internal divisions, rulers’ desires for absolutism, nationalism and the popularity of the enlightenment. The age of external conflicts and […]

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How Did The Nazis Change And Control Peoples Lives In Germany After 1933

The Nazis came to power on January 30th 1933 (the date Hitler became Chancellor). They got into power for many reasons: one was that Germany was in a decline after the war, they had lost land and industry, had huge debts and were undergoing several new governments with new ideas .The German people were annoyed […]

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Martin Luther’s 95 Theses

Martin Luther’s 95 Theses wasn’t an attack on the Church, Catholics, or even the pope. The 95 Theses were more of an observation Martin Luther did of actions the church was taking, and they were more of critiques to fix what he saw were incorrect actions by the church and pope. One of these issues […]

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Never Before in History

The founding principles on which the United States were established belong to the ongoing human quest for political and religious liberty. That quest has been the central theme of Western civilization. When the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth in 1620, they were seeking religious freedom. When the American Revolution was fought, it was fought for political […]

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Roman Catholic Church’s Response to Galileo

It has been much discussed throughout human history that the Roman Catholic Church may have been the most prominent hindrance to the advancement of knowledge. There have been many accounts of incidences wherein the Roman Catholic Church had been entangled in controversies with the world of science. There were accounts of the Roman Catholic Church […]

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A Wider Perspective of Roman Catholics and Their Practices

Everyday, on my way home I pass by a big old church with a cross on top of the domed roof. From the outside, one can see some statues with elaborate dresses adorned with flowers. Some people gather in front of the statues, possibly praying while some kneel facing a big altar in front. The […]

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Catholic Church: A Short History by Hans Kung

Hans Kung’s work, The Catholic Church: A Short History should more aptly be called ‘a critique’ more so than a ‘history’, although its historical descriptions are seemingly more than adequate. Kung offers a summation of the Roman Catholic Church’s history in its two-thousand year existence. The work begins at the beginning by covering the Catholic […]

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Religious revolution

The Reformation was a religious revolution within the Catholic Church, which occurred during the sixteenth century. It ultimately ended the supremacy of the papacy over Western Christendom and resulted in the formation of the Protestant faith. Several conditions led to this massive change within the religious world. First, there was the continual battle between the […]

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