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    Pope Francis: The Peoples Pope The Catholic Church has a rocky history. From the Spanish Inquisition and the Crusades‚ to sex and money abuse scandals. The Church‚ with such a dark past‚ needed to have a beacon of light to bring it out of its dark history. 2013 marked a landmark in church history. It saw Pope Benedict XVI resign‚ the first Pope to do so since 1415. Following in the steps of this trend of new‚ the Church also saw its first South American Pope. Pope Francis has ushered in a new era

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    Pope Urban

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    Explain why Pope Urban II called for a Crusade in Clermont 1095. One reason‚ or trigger for Pope Urban calling the crusade would have been Alexius’ request for his help. Alexius asked for Pope Urban’s aid in helping him to fight the Turks; this is because they were closing in and starting to invade Constantinople‚ which was the main frontier between the Christian and Islamic worlds. Emperor Alexius felt threatened by the Turks‚ and knew that Pope Urban in him being the head of the Church (the

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    Though Pope Urban II promised a heaven for the Franks and expanded Christianity‚ I believe that his message was frightening rather than inspiring. I have come to this conclusion because in an ideal mind‚ a pope‚ a man of the church is thought to be pure and pious. However‚ Pope Urban II is in fact acting as a political leader‚ scheming and plotting against the Turks‚ under the façade of a pope. In his appeal to the Franks‚ Pope Urban II begins his speech in an ominous and foreboding tone. This

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    The Pope was the title give to the head of the church‚ to which he was changed with the religious care taking of the clergy and other believers. For military aid and expansion‚ early popes looked to medieval kings like Clovis of the Franks‚ but by the time of Charlemagne’s coronation by Pope Leo III‚ it became questionable whether the pope or the king was the higher authority. After the fall of the Roman Empire‚ Europe was decentralized with the development of feudalism‚ and this allowed the only

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    Plunging with the Pope

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    PLUNGING WITH THE POPE Characters The Pope - an ancient but by no means feeble man. It is vital that this actor has a flair for comedy and good comedic timing The Camerlengo - Much younger (late twenties‚ early thirties)‚ somewhat naiive The Pope’s private office. There is a desk and a table. He and the camerlengo are decorating the place for Christmas. There is tinsel and a nativity scene. Perhaps Christmas music The camerlengo steps forward and begins speaking to the audience

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    throne in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Four men stand out among dozens in this effort to define the powers of the lay versus that of the spiritual: Emperor/kings Henry IV and John of England‚ and the popes who aggressively challenged their exertions of authority‚ Pope Gregory VII and Pope Innocent III‚ respectively. The years and conditions through which the worldly battled the holy for the command of the people differed‚ but the themes and events which emerged amidst the strife bore striking

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    Pope Leo

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    Pope Leo the great (440-461 AD) is famous for his Tome of Leo document‚ The Council of Chalcedon‚ and he illuminated the conformist definition of Jesus’ being as the religious states of two beings- divine and human. Despite all of this‚ Pope Leo the Great is most famous for his persuasion of the crude Attila the Hun (434-453 AD) to not invade Italy in 452 AD. The emperors usually paid off barbaric tribes to not invade them but this further gave reason for the tribes to invade Western Europe. The

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    Alexander Pope

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    Alexander Pope: Literary Analysis Everybody knows Alexander Pope as a British poet‚ but he actually did more writing besides poetry. He also did translations of some other famous writings from Homer and Shakespeare. Some of his writings are still very famous today‚ such as the Rape of the Lock and Essay on Man. Pope was born on May 21‚ 1688 in London to two Catholic parents. Pope was affected to the amount he could learn due to the Tests Acts‚ which upheld the status of the established Church

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    jessie Pope was a journalist who wrote recruitment poems for the Daily Mail during the First World War. The poems she did write were positive propaganda poems for the war; her objective was to stimulate patriotism in the readers so that the men would join the forces. Pope wrote a persuasive poem where she compared war to a game. This is illustrated in the title ’Who’s for the game?’ It shows that her attitude to war was that it was a great big event that everyone should take part in one way or another

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    Did you know that out of the 266 popes; Pope Francis is the first from the Americas? Pope Francis‚ also referred to as “The People’s Pope” (Time Magazine) became the leader of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13‚ 2013. He is the highest figure in the Catholic Church and the first non-European Pope in 1‚200 years. This significant leader will forever leave an imprint on the world. Pope Francis is without a doubt one of the most influential people in today’s history. One could know this man

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    alexander pope

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    Alexander Pope Born: May 21‚ 1688‚ London Died: May 30‚ 1744‚ Twickenham Books: The Rape of the Lock‚ An Essay on Criticism‚ Eloisa to Abelard‚ Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot‚ Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady‚ Alexander Pope‚ Scriblerus‚ Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope‚ The Odyssey Of Homer Libretti: Acis and Galatea Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet‚ best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer

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    In the years following 1485 Pope Innocent VIII had had built and handsomely decorated a villa on the high ground at the back of the old Vatican palace. An enclosed space‚ bounded by villa and palace to north and south and by the two walls to east and west‚ was to be divided into a series of courts on different levels‚ designed originally for the display of sculpture. The great sculptures placed in elaborately painted and decorated niches at the four corners of the court and in the center of each

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    Pope Urban was seeing an opening for power in 1095. Pope urban decided to assist the head of the Byzantine Empire by murdering the Turks. While the Turks are Muslim‚ and the Pope is Christian‚ the Pope desires the power to stay elsewhere and not in the hands of people who disbelieves in Christianity. It is the first response to Pope Urban II’s call of arms last year in 1095‚ when he challenged the Lords of Europe to reclaim the Holy Land from the Turks. A French monk by the name of Peter the Hermit

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    America I’m Zaquane Cooper. Today we will be interviewing Catholic leader Pope Francis. We are going to be discussing his focus on poverty‚ which he presented during his speech to congress. Pope Francis calling on them to have compassion for most Vulnerable among and we are going to find out why he is called “Slum Pope” and” a Pope for the poor. So everyone let give it up for Catholic leader Pope Francis. QUESTION 1 Pope Francis‚ welcome. I know this is one question everyone has been meaning to

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    The Epistle of Pope

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    1. Although Pope worked on this poem from 1729 and had finished the first three epistles by 1731‚ they did not appear until between February and May 1733‚ and the fourth epistle was published in January 1734. The first collected edition was published in April 1734. The poem was originally published anonymously‚ Pope not admitting its authorship until its appearance in The Works‚ II (April 1735). The Essay on Man was originally conceived as part of a longer philosophical poem (see

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    Great Schism of 1378 to 1417 (also known as The Western Schism) impact the Roman Catholic Church by the credibility of the papal lineage after it was split into 2 different camps known as the anti-popes at Avignon and the papacy at Rome. However at the time it confused people as to who was the true popes were which cast doubt on the authoritative unity of the Church This essay has not been graded. Question 50 (Worth 10 points) (03.05 MC)Select two groups from the Mayans‚ Aztecs‚ and Incas and compare

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    Pope Francis

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    Jennifer Willman Journal #5 04/01/2013 I like many others‚ have become intrigued by our newest pope. I found a few articles online that I have found very interesting. This is the first time that I have actually cared or even read about the pope. As I was reading these articles there were little bits that I had to look up because I had no idea what they were or what they meant. Unfortunately‚ I resorted to reading the wiki website. I could understand what they were talking about on that website

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    Pope Francis

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    Pope Francis (Latin: Franciscus; Italian: Francesco; born Jorge Mario Bergoglio‚[b][c] 17 December 1936) is pope of the Catholic Church‚ in which capacity he is both Bishop of Rome and absolute sovereign of the Vatican City State.[2] Born in Buenos Aires‚ Argentina‚ Bergoglio worked briefly as a chemical technician and nightclub bouncer before beginning seminarystudies.[3] He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1969 and from 1973 to 1979 was Argentina’s Provincial superior of the Society of Jesus.

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    Pope Benedict

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    Pope Benedict XVI Type of Ministry: Pope Benedict XVI was born with the name Joseph Alois Ratzinger. He was born on the 16th of April 1927 and is the current head of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the 265th pope. He became pope after the death of John Paul II‚ and was elected on April 19‚ 2005. He was born into a religious family‚ he was baptised on the day of his birth‚ and his brother‚ Georg Ratzinger is a priest. According to relatives‚ he had wanted to become

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    Pope Francis

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    the papal name Francis‚ after St. Francis of Assisi‚ and was elected as the new pope of the Catholic Church. It was on March 13‚ 2013 that white smoke rose from the chimney on the roof of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican and Pope Francis was elected the two hundred and sixty-sixth pope. He is a pope of many firsts. The first Jesuit pope‚ first pope from the Americas‚ and first non- European pope in more than a millennium. He is known for being humble‚ willing to help the poor

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