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  • 1 The Seal of Confession —     The Law of the Seal of Confession     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of the Seal of Confession     In the Decretum of the Gratian who compiled the edicts of previous councils and the principles of Church law which he published about 1151,… …

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  • 2 The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …

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  • 3 Christian debate on persecution and toleration — This article gives a historical overview of Christian positions on Persecution of Christians and the History of persecutions by Christians, and more generically on religious persecution and toleration. Christian theologians like Augustine of… …

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  • 4 The Irish (in Countries Other Than Ireland) —     The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     I. IN THE UNITED STATES     Who were the first Irish to land on the American continent and the time of their arrival are …

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  • 5 The Reformation —     The Reformation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Reformation     The usual term for the religious movement which made its appearance in Western Europe in the sixteenth century, and which, while ostensibly aiming at an internal renewal of the …

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  • 6 The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …

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  • 7 Religion in New Zealand — The Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell, Auckland. Religion in New Zealand is dominated demographically by Christianity, at just over half of the population at the 2006 New Zealand Census[1] although regular church attendance …

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  • 8 Christian mortalism — incorporates the belief that the human soul is not naturally immortal,[1][2][3][4][5] and the belief that the soul is uncomprehending during the time between bodily death and Judgment Day resurrection …

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  • 9 Religion in Ghana — The religious composition of Ghana in the first postindependence population census of 1960 was 41 percent Christian, 38 percent traditionalist, 12 percent Muslim, and the rest (about 9 percent) no religious affiliation. A breakdown of the 1960… …

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  • 10 The Centre Party —     The Centre     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Centre     (THE CENTRE PARTY).     This name is given to a political party in the German Reichstag and to a number of parties in the diets of the various states of the German Empire. The oldest… …

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  • 11 Religion in the Soviet Union — The Soviet Union was an atheist state, in which religion was largely discouraged and heavily persecuted. According to various Soviet and Western sources, however, over one third of the country s people professed religious belief. Christianity and …

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  • 12 The Benedictine Order —     The Benedictine Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Benedictine Order     The Benedictine Order comprises monks living under the Rule of St. Benedict, and commonly known as black monks . The order will be considered in this article under… …

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  • 13 The Thirty Years War —     The Thirty Years War     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Thirty Years War     The Thirty Years War (1618 48), though pre eminently a German war, was also of great importance for the history of the whole of Europe, not only because nearly all… …

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  • 14 The Salvation Army — Classification Protestant Orientation Holiness Leader Linda Bond Geographical areas Worldwide Headquarters …

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  • 15 The Canadian Crown and First Nations, Inuit and Métis — The relationship between the Canadian Crown and the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples of Canada stretches back to the first interactions between European colonialists and North American indiginous people. Over centuries of interaction,… …

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  • 16 The Everlasting Man — is a two part history of mankind, Christ, and Christianity, by G. K. Chesterton. Published in 1925, it is to some extent in conscious rebuttal of H. G. Wells’ Outline of History , which embraced both the evolutionary origins of humanity and the… …

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  • 17 The Roman Congregations —     The Roman Congregations     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Roman Congregations     Certain departments have been organized by the Holy See at various times to assist it in the transaction of those affairs which canonical discipline and the… …

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  • 18 The Incarnation —     The Incarnation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Incarnation     I. The Fact of the Incarnation     (1) The Divine Person of Jesus Christ     A. Old Testament Proofs     B. New Testament Proofs     C. Witness of Tradition     (2) The Human… …

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  • 19 Christian National Union — Zjednoczenie Chrześcijańsko Narodowe President Marian Papis Founder Wiesław Chrzanowski Founded September 15, 1989 (1989 09 15) …

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  • 20 The Drama of the Lost Disciples — is a 1961 book by George Jowett, a former bodybuilder and fitness instructor, which purports to trace several of Christ s disciples and other associates, including Joseph of Arimathea, St. Paul, St. Simon, and even his mother Mary, to Britain,… …

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