Essays Tagged: "Catholic"

Bleeding Ireland and Black America

ly a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be seenshivering in the adjacent park. We walk past the Catholic neighborhoods knowing, at anymoment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire coul ... ion similar to the Jim Crow laws of the US. Oppression and second-classcitizenship have limited the Catholics of N. Irelands opportunities and taken many lives. ACivil Rights movement was the only log ...

(18 pages) 260 0 2.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Causes and Consequences of the Reformation.

nces. One of the long-term consequences of the Reformation was that many people broke away from the Catholic Church. For example, when Luther came, many people broke away from the Church and became Lu ... e, many people broke away from the Church and became Lutherans. They believed in his ideas that the Catholic Church was nonreligious and thought it fair to break away. Another group of Protestants in ...

(4 pages) 150 2 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How catholics should not take part in halloween because everything that is attached to the holiday is attached to its evil history

Consider Before ConformThere are many traditions that are practiced throughout today's society. The Catholic Church should not conform to the masses and take part in all these traditions. There are ma ... ound. Halloween, for example, is a holiday that has traditions of paganism and evil. I grew up as a Catholic, in a Catholic family, in a Catholic parish, and I saw how Halloween was accepted in the Ca ...

(5 pages) 32 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Birth of Modern European Thought - Study Notes

hes. Many European intellectuals left the faith. Yet during all of this turmoil, the Protestant and Catholic churches still made considerable headway at the popular level.Intellectual SkepticismStraus ... ted.GERMANY AND THE KILTURKAMPFThrough administrative orders in 1870 and 1871, Bismark removed both Catholic and Protestant clergy from overseeing local education in Prussia and set education under st ...

(8 pages) 181 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Catholic Sacraments

on, explain why the Sacraments of Marriage, Annointing of the Sick and Holy orders are important to Catholics.Part A: Vatican 11 has defined the term "sacrament" as an effective or efficacious symbol ... rist, Penance, the Annointing of the Sick, Holy Orders and Matrimony- God's love is made visible to Catholics."The Sacraments are perceptible signs (words and actions) accessible to our human nature. ...

(8 pages) 115 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The causes of the gunpowder plot and the reasons they had

Parliament. Their plan was to not only to, not only, kill the King but to also replace him with his Catholic daughter. The first, most important event, was Henry's VIII's reformation which had ... s didn't go quite as they had hoped. The reign of Bloody Mary, with her attempts of reinstating the Catholic faith, had even more people resent Catholic ways. Many Protestants were now being persecute ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A biography of John Kerry and how his controversial stances on moral issues cost him the election.

John Kerry is only the third Catholic to be nominated for the President of the United States of America in our nation's 215-year ... mith and the first JFK, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Kerry's beliefs contradicted with those of his own Catholic Church. These anti-Catholic viewpoints on moral issues alienated him not only from the Chur ... .John Kerry's background provides the basis for his liberal beliefs and helps us understand how his Catholic upbringing shaped his anti-Catholic viewpoints he expresses today. John Forbes Kerry was bo ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Catholicism religion

Catholicism The Catholic religion begins sometime shortly after the death of Christ. Everyone ... Christ. Everyone who believed in Christ was considered a Christian and it was a universal religion. Catholic in Webster dictionary means universal. It is believed that the Apostle Peter was the rock a ... ist was crucified, it was believed that Apostle Peter built the church and that Peter was the first Catholic Bishop of Rome known as the pope today. The catholic faith is one of the strongest f ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"The Catholics were never a serious threat to Elizabethan Church and State." How far do you agree with this statement?

Haigh argues that the 'strategic and logical errors' of the Seminary Priests not only prevented Catholicism from posing a serious threat during the reign of Elizabeth but were responsible for its ... r, other historians - and historical evidence - suggest that when Elizabeth came to the throne, the Catholics were a serious threat. The involvement of the Catholics at the beginning of Elizabeth's re ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The 30 Years War and Things That Led To It.

man province, and seemed to be more lenient towards those who were Lutherans, rather than following Catholicism.The treaty stated that: German Princes were able to choose the religion their province w ... ty stated that: German Princes were able to choose the religion their province would follow, either Catholicism or Lutheranism, based on their personal belief. It also stated that those people who wer ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Catholic school Vs Private Schools

Many parents struggle over the important decision to either send their children to Catholic school or public school. Clearly, they should choose public school over any non-profit educ ... -profit educational organization concentrating on post-pubescent years in a childs life, especially Catholic installations. Catholic schools have less to offer children and parents on many levels, whe ... hools offer much more for much less. Furthermore, public schools have a much better reputation then Catholic institutions.According to Jerry Bransby of Syracuse University, New York, Catholic schools ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Account for Spanish Civil War

and army officials were made to retire early. The leader of this new government was a conservative, Catholic republican called Niceto Alcalá Zamora. He was joined by the liberal Manuel Aza&ntil ... Spain's identity into a mere voluntary association.' Azaña declared that "Spain is no longer Catholic." With this huge enemy the republic needed the support of the working class. This did not h ...

(8 pages) 37 1 4.1 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Review of Thomas Groome, "Eight Gifts: What Makes Us Catholic"

Thomas Groome explicitly suggests that he is writing this book for the purpose of reaching out to Catholics and non-Catholics alike in an effort to share the spirituality and goodness of the church. ... sharing the spirituality, the author believes that he can find a way to effectively communicate the catholicity of the church - that is, the universality in its teachings - as well as clarify exactly ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Bloody Sunday: A factual account of the Irish Bloody Sunday.

nday of 1972 in Ireland represented the boiling point between the already tense relationship of the Catholics and Protestants. Tensions started nearly 1000 years earlier the relationship between the C ... however, some will always be more equal then others. The sit in caused much media coverage and the Catholics sought to exploit the international eyes of the populous across nations. It was then the m ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Based on "Becoming Visible: Women in European History" by Bridenthal: In early Europe, what are the large trends that you see in the attitudes toward women & their gradual decline of status?

ed God’s punishment for Eve’s disobedience” (p.197). Whether educated or illiterate, Catholic or Protestant, male or female, Europeans generally shared a fear that women were closer to ...

(7 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analyzing The English Reformation

rly thinks that wills from this period indicate trends of opinion among the population. Most of the Catholic wills show the deceased leaving their souls to their saints in heaven, whereas most of the ... d by parliaments. Through the complaints of the Protestants can be seen that they were tired of the Catholic Church being corrupt and superstitious and therefore they believed that it needed reform. H ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Celibacy and the Catholic Church Even though I was born

Celibacy and the Catholic Church Even though I was born and raised of the Catholic Faith, I still disagree with some ... I was born and raised of the Catholic Faith, I still disagree with some of the traditions that the Catholic faith practices. One tradition in particular that I disagree with is the requirement of pri ... idance; and celibacy is a violation of "The Natural Law Theory." There are many traditions that the Catholic faith no longer practices anymore because of the changing times. I believe that of those tr ...

(8 pages) 1462 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


Devout Roman Catholics, because of their faith, define abortion under any circumstances as a sin, primarily becau ... because all forms of abortion are equated with the taking of a human life. From the perspective of Catholics and other religious groups, abortion is no more than the murder of an unborn human being. ... Roe v. Wade and other legislation sanctioning legal abortion is both a legal and a moral failure to Catholics. Other than the explicit "Thou shalt not kill" Commandment, the Bible remains silent on th ...

(11 pages) 44 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

My beautiful man

My faith journey starts when I was born, my mother and father decided me to baptized in a Roman Catholic church when I was one year old. Every sunday, my father mother, and sister went to church t ... inside the church and I cant see the priest and many persons inside. My mother's religion is Roman Catholic while my father's religion is Nazarene. But we went more in Catholic than Nazarene.When ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Art Essays

Protestant DBQWhat are the differences between the catholic and protestant churches during the first years of the break

Francis 1Tara FrancisMrs. BowmanAP European History Period: G2 October 2013Protestant and Catholic DBQAt the eve of the Reformation, the Catholic Church's future was not looking bright. Corr ... f the Church, but in essence it is still very similar in beliefs. The Protestants deviated from the Catholic faith by changing many traditions that gave church heads more power as a way to revert back ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History