Essays Tagged: "catholics"

A Statistical Analysis of Religious Attitudes in America

cerning its views on moral issues such as war, abortion, and euthanasia. It is my feeling that many Catholics are searching for sects that will allow them to retain their faith in Christ without a cen ... n) speaking on behalf of them on issues that they are capable of rationalizing for themselves.Among Catholics and Protestants, there is a trend toward less rigid attendance of religious services. If w ...

(3 pages) 143 0 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


iveness of sins after Baptism. We have come to focus on it so much that it has come to be, for most Catholics, understood as the only sacrament though which forgiveness of sins is obtained. This belie ... hurch began to recognize this and in 1215 the Fourth Lateran Council made it a requirement that all Catholics at 'the age of discretion' must confess their serious sins to a priest once a year and att ...

(12 pages) 189 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

BOOK REVIEW- The Modest Proposal by Janathan Swift

s for this and they state that by eating children, money would not be wasted on food, the number of Catholics would be reduced, it would be great inducement to marriages, there would be more food so t ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Religious Intolerance as Policy During the Reformation

oped earlier in the millennium, and its Church in Russia and Greece did frequently quarrel with the Catholics. Yet, the centers of the Reformation were geographically much closer to the Catholic Churc ... y in Ireland, one can draw a very plausible parallel of the hatred between the Huguenots and French Catholics and the Irish and Northern Irish. Catherine de Medici instigated a great massacre on St. B ...

(2 pages) 80 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

the son of capt.a o'neill capt.terence o'neil and the role he played as p.m. of northern ireland.

ipbuilding and linen industries, to forge new links with the trade unions, to bring Protestants and Catholics into working relationships, and to end sectarianism and the long injustice of Protestant r ... tacked by Ian Paisley, then emerging as a leader in the entrenched opposition to any concessions to Catholics.When the civil rights campaign began in 1968, peaceful demonstrations were met with violen ...

(7 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stoker and Yeats. About Irish fiction, and how it relates to the philosophical and political atmosphere of Ireland around the turn of the century

ntrol. In Ireland, the Protestants who were in control of the country began to fear the rise of the Catholics, which threatened their land and political power. Two Irish authors of the period, Bram St ...

(10 pages) 91 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Pit and The Pendulm", a comparison to the book and movie

ter hadmoved there when she married Dom Madena, but now she was dead. The castle was usedto torture Catholics during the Inquisition. Dom Madena believes that the castle has anatmosphere of torture th ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Examples of Genocide. Speaks of The Catholics in Northern Irland, the Armenians, and the extermination of the newly born female infants in China

ston Dictionary). Genocide is universal rather than limited to one time and one group of people.The Catholics in Ireland were being threatened and eliminated by the Puritans. The typical Irish lifesty ... er of the Parliamentarians in the English Civil war, lead the Puritans into a bloodbath against the Catholics (Lewis 9). 'He did it brutally, massacring the Irish without mercy and called the large sc ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

American Bill of Rights Origin. This paper is comparing the American Bill of Rights, The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citzen, and the English bill of Rights.

he US Bill of Rights. After James II was exiled, due to the fact that he abused his power by making Catholics stronger in society, his daughter Mary and her husband, William III, were invited to the t ...

(2 pages) 190 0 2.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Healthcare & Religion

here are many religions that oppose certain healthcare procedures because of what they believe. The Catholics are a group that is very vocal about which procedures they are against; one of their main ... ses; they refuse to accept blood transfusions. The Southern Baptists are also against abortions.The Catholics are in an ongoing fight against abortion. The Catholic religion says that any life is one ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Ritual of Catholic Mass: An Essay on why mass exists and how it functions

churches and is essential element of the service at marriages, funerals and other Catholic events. Catholics participate in Mass as a celebration of the Eucharist - A sacrament and the central act of ... consecrated and consumed in remembrance of Jesus' death; Communion (American Heritage Dictionary). Catholics are encouraged to attend mass frequently as a way of acknowledging God and being forgiven ...

(6 pages) 128 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

A responce to: The Significance of the Bible as a Source of Ethical Authority for Christians.

f Ethical Authority for Christians.This response will explain the principle ethics for the lives of Catholics and how the Bible is their most prominent reference and source of authority for which thes ... lieve that there is no greater being than God, God who created everything that is and that will be. Catholics give God the greatest and most powerful status there is, they "have none other gods before ...

(5 pages) 105 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Reaction to the movie "What Dreams May Come"

The purpose of life, according to Catholics, is to know, love, and serve God to be able to join Him someday in heaven. When I think of ... ve God to be able to join Him someday in heaven. When I think of heaven, it is not a place only for Catholics, as we have learned in the past quarter about the different beliefs of other religions. No ...

(2 pages) 76 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Account for Changes in British Policy Towards Ireland Between 1914 and 1922. Why Did These Changes Fail to Satisfy the People of Ireland?

tizens and against England.The Primary cause of this conflict was the Home Rule situation, both the Catholics and the Protestants generally agreed that Ulster should be separated from a self governing ... ity was clear in all but two, Fermanagh and Tyrone, as there were as many Protestants as there were Catholics, thus making a decision on who to divide the counties to virtually impossible.Unrest in Ir ...

(9 pages) 86 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Evils of Christianity Is Christianity Good or Bad

rom other religions in the process. Christians continuously fight among themselves, Baptist against Catholics against Protestant, etc. They can't seem to agree on whose Christian faith is the right on ...

(3 pages) 192 8 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


the monarch, the country could well be plunged back into a holy war between the Protestants and the Catholics.In discussing the dramatic potential of Hamlet it is vital to point out the restrictions w ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Padre Pio: Man of God. Who is this idolized "Man of God?" He is Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina and he still dazzles Catholics around the world even over 30 years after his death, his legacy and story lives on.Padre P ...

(9 pages) 31 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

The Klu Klux Klan.

ed to restore "White America." Their targets were not only black people but also, immigrants, Jews, Catholics and even whites who supported the black movement. Although many people mistakenly think th ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 May/2003

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

The Holocaust Museum.

in Germany during the 1940s. The use of propaganda primarily against Jews and other groups such as Catholics, gypsies, and homosexuals disturbed as Hitler put his plan of "social cleansing" into effe ...

(1 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Kozara Mountain, Details the history of this mountain located in present day Yugoslavia.

e from Croatia and named their kingdom Slavonia. To gain control, the monarchy exterminated all non-Catholics living there. The home of the royal family was a town at the base of the mountain, called ... 6, 1942, Serbian Partisans killed over 1,100 people on the Kozara Mountain, exclusively Muslims and Catholics. Four hundred residents were buried in a mass grave near a church, while the others were j ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays