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  • Pius IV And Pius V
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    The procedure, on the other hand, was substantially the same as that already described. Here, too, a 'term of grace' of thirty to forty days was invariably granted, and was often prolonged. Imprisonment resulted only when unanimity had been arrived at, or the offence had been proved. Examination of the accused could take place only in the presence of two disinterested priests, whose obligation it was to restrain any arbitrary act in their presence the protocol had to be read out twice to the acc...
  • John Paul II John Paul II
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    JOHN PAUL II JOHN PAUL II was the first non-Italian pope since 1523, whose energetic, active approach to his office, unprecedented world travel, and firm religious conservatism have enhanced the importance of the papacy in both the Roman Catholic church and the non-Catholic world. The pope is also the head of the independent state of Vatican City. Born Karol Wojty^3 a on May 18, 1920, in Wadowice, Poland, he studied poetry and drama at the University of Krak " ow. During World War II he worked i...
  • Pope's Account Of The Importance Of Reason
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    Reason's Significance One of the most important differences between humans and all other forms of life can be seen in our ability to think and rationalize our decisions and choices as humans. Without reason, we as humans would be no different than a cat or dog. God, in his infinite wisdom, blessed man with the ability to reason, but left it entirely up to us whether or not we choose to use it. Alexander Pope and Jonathon Swift, two prominent writers of the eighteenth century, take two very diffe...
  • Pope Julius II Pope Julius II
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    POPE JULIUS II Pope Julius II was a powerful ruler and also the greatest art patron among the popes. His reign is considered one of the most brilliant in the Renaissance period. He was born Giuliano della Rover e, in Albi sola, Italy in 1443. He became a Franciscan priest in 1468. After his uncle became Pope Alexander VI in 1492, he fled to France, where he stayed until Alexander died. He was elected Pope Julius II in 1503. Even though bribery was a large part of his own election, the new pope q...
  • Hacks Criticism Of Pope
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    Despite the fact that Pope made most of his money from subscriptions to his Classical translations, it is for his sharp and gritty satires that he is best remembered and justly revered. It is these that proved most entertaining and that, in literature, remained pertinent personal accounts of social history. During the Restoration and 18th Century satire was a popular generic choice for those writers who wanted to pass comment on some issue of contemporary life whilst still practicing their art. ...
  • Victory At Peleliu And Captain Pope
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    5 January 2002 EVERETT P. POPE Captain Everett P. Pope was born on 16 July 1919 in Milton, Massachusetts and joined the Marine Corps while living in that state. He currently resides in Fernandina Beach, Florida. He is a living recipient of the Marine Corps Medal of Honor for his valiant leadership against devastating odds during the actions against enemy Japanese forces on Peleliu Island, Palau Group from 19 to 20 September, 1944. Captain Pope was the Commanding Officer of Company C, 1st Battali...
  • Name Of Pope Benedict Xvi
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    Pope Benedict XVI: A Life and Papacy Revealed On April 19, 2005 Joseph Alois Ratzinger was elected as successor to the beloved Pope John Paul II. He was formally enthroned during the papal inauguration Mass on April 24, 2005 and chose the name of Pope Benedict XVI (Wiki P. Ben XVI bio). Elected at the age of 78 Pope Benedict XVI was the oldest to be elected Pope since Clement XII in 1730 (Wiki P. Ben XVI bio). Pope Benedict is only the eight German Pope to be elected into office the last being A...
  • Pope John Paul II
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    What kind of a man was the Pope? The Pope is said to have been one the nicest human beings on the planet. I believe that the Pope truly was one of the nicest people on the planet. He had a rough childhood with his mother's death, and later his brother's was left with only his father. He lived in Poland and lived a fairly lonely life. When the Pope was in his twenties his father passed away and left him all alone. When the Pope got older he went into the church where he eventually became a cardin...
  • Alexander Pope
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    Alexander Pope was born May 21, 1688, in London. His father was a cloth merchant living in London, both his parents were Catholic. It was a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in England, and at some point Alexander's family was forced to relocate to be in compliance with a statute forbidding Catholics from living within ten miles of London or Westminster. They moved to Binfield Berkshire where Pope's early education was affected by his Catholicism. The Catholic schools were illegal but, t...
  • Pope's An Essay On Man
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    "An Essay on Man" by English poet Alexander Pope is a philosophical poem, which was published, in the 18th century during a historical period called the Enlightenment. A huge emphasis was placed on the ability to think and reason during the Enlightenment. People during this era reflected about a variety of topics. Some people concerned themselves with the issue of God, which consequently caused many to question the church. Others were concerned with the organization of the Universe, and man's pl...
  • Reasons The Roman Catholic Church In Europe
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    "A New Pope but Not a New Path". In this article about the new Pontiff, Benedict XVI, the author tells about Cardinal Ratzinger's life. He was known as Pope John Paul II enforcer. Cardinal Ratzinger was called many things for this such as "Joe the Rat" and God's Rottweiler". Cardinal Ratzinger is one of the most conservative men in the Roman Catholic Church today. He holds many of the beliefs that his predecessor held. Cardinal Ratzinger holds that Roman Catholicism is the one "true" religion an...
  • Pope And Luther
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    MARTIN LUTHER, the greatest of the Protestant reformers of the 16th century, was born at Eisleben, on the 10th of November 1483. His father was a miner in humble circumstances; his mother, as Melancthon records, was a woman of exemplary virtue, and esteemed in her walk of life. Shortly after Martin's birth, his parents removed to Mansfield, where their circumstances ere long improved by industry and perseverance. Their son was sent to school; and both at home and at school his training was of a ...
  • Most Significant Contrasts Between Milton And Pope
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    In this essay I will attempt to contrast the type of society that would create a Milton to a society that would create a Pope. Although you may be able to understand what I'm saying from my essay, the depth of what I want to say can not be put into words, and therefore I suggest that you read and compare the same information that I have. I will now explain a bit about Milton and Pope to help you get an understanding. Milton was born into the middle class and grew up in a highly cultured environm...
  • Florence Benvenuto Cellini
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    Benvenuto Cellini Born: 1 November 1500, Florence Died: 14 February 1571, Florence BENVENUTO CELLINI was one of the most larger-than-life figures of the Italian Renaissance. A celebrated sculptor, goldsmith, author and soldier, but also a hooligan and even a killer. The son of a musician and builder of musical instruments, Cellini's first major brush with the law came as an early teenager. He was banished from his native Florence for his alleged role in a fight. As a result, he received his earl...
  • St Ignatius Loyola
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    St. Ignatius Loyola I am St. Ignatius Loyola the man who found the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits. My original name is Inigo de Loyola and I was born in 1491 in a place called Azpeitia in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa in northern Spain. I was the youngest of thirteen children. At the age of sixteen I became a servant for Juan Velazquez, the treasurer of the kingdom of Castile. I was considered a member of the Velazquez family so when ever Juan went to court I would go with him. In doing this...
  • Pope John Paul II
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    The Papacy Did you know the Pope is not referred to by only one title He is also referred to as such titles as: the bishop of Rome, Vicar of Christ, supreme pontiff of the universal church, primate of Italy, patriarch of the West, sovereign of the State of Vatican City, and servant of the servants of God. The Pope is believed to be the successor of Saint Peter. The Pope, being the supreme head of the Roman Catholic Church, holds the position of the papacy. The Papacy is an official position of t...
  • Coffee Scene In Popes
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    Pope skillfully uses the mock epic genre to satirize the triviality of his society through exaggeration, parody, and juxtaposition in rhyming couplets. The epic form inherently makes subject matter larger than life and Pope cleverly uses this characteristic to reveal the absurdity of the society he lives in. In his epic, he mocks misplaced importance by placing an event as inconsequential as the snipping off of some hair at the root of his action. In Canto, Pope turns a simple card game into a c...
  • May 23 1498 Girolamo Savonarola
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    Girolamo Savonarola, 1452-1498 Daniel 8 a Girolamo Savonarola was born on September 21 1452 AD in Ferrara, Italy. Thanks to his families' wealth, he got a good education. In 1475 Girolamo joined a Dominican monastery for seven years. He had to leave his home secretly because his parents would not have approved of it. They wanted Girolamo to study medicine and philosophy. In his younger years in the monastery, he saw visions. One of his letters to his father included this: "And now the Prince of ...
  • The Roman Catholic Faith
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    Hello my name is Ugo Buoncompagni. I was born in Bologna, Italy on the seventh of January 1502. I studied jurisprudence at the University of Bologna where I graduated at an early age as doctor of canon and of civil law. I later taught jurisprudence at the same university. In 1539 I went to Rome by the request of Cardinal Pa rizzio. Pope Paul appointed me to be the judge of the Capitol, and papal abbreviator. In 1545 Paul sent me to the council of Trent as one of his jurists. The council was held...
  • Possibility Of The Pope
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    Throughout history, the Papacy has played a strategic and vital role in world events. The excommunication of Elizabeth I of England led to the final secession of the Anglican Church from the Catholic Church and led to England gaining control of the world's sea routes, which ultimately led to the founding of America. # The power and influence possessed by this chosen man has shaped in many aspects the world as we know it. The pope attempts to use this power to shape the world into a better place ...

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