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Catholicism is the faith, doctrine, system, and practice of the Catholic church, especially the Roman Catholic Church. Ask questions about the history of Catholicism and the church, beliefs that include the Holy Trinity, Mother Mary, and Catholic Saints; practices, such as Sacraments and Rosary; church leadership, including the Pope who is regarded as the earthly spiritual leader, and more.
It confirmed you have accepted Christ as your savior.   Catholic AnswerBecause it completes your baptism and confirms you in your faith.
The Council of Trent did not issue detailed guidelines about Church  music, although they did call for it to be uplifting, to be  intelligible, and to avoid secular expression. They did restate  that Plain Chant was the music of the Church, which went along with  the Renaissance promotion of a...
Adelaide is the patron saint of emperesses, brides, prisoners. She  was born around 931ACE and died 999.
the human are born with no evil , the child never know something  named delusion , do what is commanded , full of love and emotion  toward everything a beautiful , the important thing that be very  obedient , look how the child change from and to , disobedience ,  disbelief , atheism , etc . so...
doesnt matter. Religion has to concentrate on today. The history  gives lessons for good and bad decisions, but we need to use our  energie with conscience to develop our future forward.
I think there young and they could tell others about Jesus and  Christianity for this get older they can tell a even newer  generation and so on until Jesus come back and takes his believers  in him to heaven for eternity.
That was St. Teresa of Avila. She was the friend of St. John of the Cross.
 Saint Valentine (Latin: Valentinius), officially Saint Valentine of Rome,[2]  is a widely recognized third-century Roman saint  commemorated on February 14 and associated since the High Middle Ages  with a tradition of courtly love.   All that is reliably known of the saint commemorated on...
One must be Baptized, receive Holy Communion, & confess their  sins.
Suppose a game uses a spinner with five equal sections numbered 1-5  to determine the value of tokens given to the player spinning it.  What is the expected value of the number of tokens?
John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyła) 1978-2005
There is no record of a country named Guarani. The Guarani was a  South American indigenous tribe, so there was no "colonization" of  Guarani. The modern day Paraguay occupies this tribe's are, so the  Catholic Church was responsible for the introduction of so-called  Christianity to the...
Nothing in the Bible tells us about Sarah (Sari), Abrahams wife and  the mother of Isaac.
Two years after her death ( August 11th, 1253 ) Pope Alexander IV  canonized her ( 1255 ) . Hope this helps!
If you are referring to the Spanish Inquisition, most of the Spaniards that refused were killed. Some were imprisoned and tortured, but the majority were killed.
Acts 7:38 in the King James Version, tells of Moses being "in  the church in the wilderness," that is among the congregated nation  of Israel. In another instance the Scriptures state "a bitter  persecution started against the church," referring to the community  of Christians in Jerusalem. ...
Do you mean the wine that symbolizes the Blood of Christ? If so it is not mandatory as most churches do not even offer it because of the huge number of parishoners.
Presuming you mean the three broad categories under which temptations fall, they are, "...the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life..." (1 John 2:16).
No, she was not. Some people may think this, but she said herself that rape was attempted, but the plan did not go through.
AS far as any research I have been able to do, no one has ever seen  Michael the Arch Angel. There are only a couple passages regarding  him in scripture.
According to Catholicism, St. Joseph, Jesus' step-father is the patron saint of carpenters.
Since St. Maria Faustina of the Most Blessed Sacrement wrote  contiuiously during her time of service ther would be several  volumes. She was born Helena Kowalska near Lodz, Poland August  25,1905. She dedicated her life to beecome Christ-like, a persoal  sacrifice to others to help them in any...
Irene McCormack was a nun of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the  Sacred Hearts of Australia. She traveled to Peru to do missionary  work caring for the poor. Sister McCormack was a dedicated teacher  and leader. In May 1991, she, along with seven others were executed  by a rebel group known as...
you should look in a bible Answer 2 A quick look at the names of the sacred Jewish books implies thatthey constitute the O.T. and are the same thing. However, there are some important differences. One difference isthat the Jewish Bible (the Tanakh) is only in the original Hebrew.Any translation is,...
  ST. NICHOLAS von (of) FLUE 1417-1487    Feast: March 22nd     Had Nicholas not been a saint, or had he eaten and drunk like  other saints, Switzerland with all it has meant for peace and  humanity would probably not exist today. For Nicholas's entire life  was ordained in view...
Michael the Archangel could be said to be the Defender of Faith of  the Church as well as the Protector of Israel.
In short, NO! Catholics place the Sacred above all else in the world, but Worship only Christ Jesus. The Sacred would be the many forms of God's Love; His Word, His people, His creation, and God's grace. We must not confuse a high regard for these items as worship however. Roman Catholics emphasize...
It relates to public worship, either out in the open or in  someone's house or building. A fine example of litugical practice  was Jesus Sermon on the Mount. It was an open space that allowed  Jesus to be heard and seen, and the people could worship God as  well.
Although I could paraphrase what has already been written, I highly recommend you visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relic#Roman_Catholic_classification_and_prohibitions This will properly explain the significance of relics in the Roman Catholic Church.
I believe that is sign of being a servant, a humble servant of God.  The Cardinal is called by his first name, John, then with title, as  in John Cardinal Smith. Think of it as your servant, John, Cardinal  Smith
Christmas, of course, but there is Easter,Lent (Not really a celebration, but a major event nonetheless),All Saint's Day, Passover (not sure on this one) and other holidays for certain saints that i cannot recall. There are also other events, like Communion and Confirmation.
The Feast of Saint Monica is from 27th of August (Roman Catholic Church, Church of England, Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod)   4 May (pre-1969 General Roman Calendar, Eastern Orthodox Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Episcopal Church in the United States of America).    
Yes! A Roman Catholic couple can be married in the Catholic  Church, but are advised to have a simple wedding, as opposed to a  fancy one, or reschedule their wedding.
St Peters Basilica is the Cathedral of Catholics, so Jesus and God,  most definitely not the Roman Gods.
Catholics invoke The Most Holy Trinity God, that He may go before  them in all things, such as before prayer, or at any other time.  Saint Patrick used to make the Sign of The Cross, dozens of times a  day, it is related in his life. "In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et  Spiritu Sancto" in Latin, or...
Because at its core The Church is a business. So to protect certain  assets and tax deductions, the Catholic church is a corporation.  Many Protestant churches and synagogues are also incorporated.
It may be the oldest Christian sect in the world,the Nicene creed was written by a father of the church,it established monastcism and the rosary,defended many heresies,still keeps the traditions and language of the ancient egyptians,has the most martyrs than any other church,has the most fasting...
Pope Benedict XVI was elected in 2005 and resigned 2013 so that he  might enjoy his golden years in retirement and possibly attend to  some minor health issues.
Mother Teresa influenced me by showing complete love to those she  worked with, that were ill. She did not concern herself with  getting sick. She dedicated her life to God and his children who  came to her. She is the ultimate example of "good works".
This is from John14:16, And I will ask the Father, and he will give  you another comforter, that he may abide with you forever. This can  be seen in a couple ways. First, Jesus is sayiing that the  Christian fellowship will give one strenghth in Jesus. Whenever two  or three gathered in my name,...
She showed Don Bosco his field of labour among the young and was  the ... and his formative influence on the adolescent Christ -  these are reasons for which we ... St.Francis de Sales, the zealous  pastor and doctor of charity
There are 89 churches in the diocese of Northampton
Each church is different, but there are some things you can find in  many churches. Keep in mind that there are many different faiths  and denominations. Each of these will have their own unique items.    Pulpit: A raised stand where the sermon is given   Collection plate: Passed around...
By giving her entire life to the service of others in need, mostly  those patients with Hanson's Disease (Leprosy) in India. Mother  Teresa garnered a lot of attention and funding to care for these  people.
Brigid, a patron saint of Ireland, her day is celebrated February  1st to usher in the Spring. Her celebration traditionaly begins  during the evening on January 31st. Light is needed, and lanterns  provide light. They are not necessarily symbolic for anything.
As far as any music being allowed at a civil wedding, you can have  any music you want- so long as everyone in the wedding party agrees  and there is not a noise ordinance banning music over a certain  decible level. You could have the heaviest metal band music if you  desire.
from the church
Mary and other saints can be venerated but not adore like we owe to Jesus.Therefore,Mary and many of the saints can be an intercessor because they are righteous men and women in heaven.They can pray to us and the Lord God grant their favor because what they do is in favor of the Lord.Anyone in...
Joseph Ratzinger Sr. is his father. His mother's name was Maria  (nee Peintner) Ratzinger
A bishop must lead the flock, as must a pope, as a very holy man of  God. The Holy Catholic Bible tells us: (Titus 1:7-16) "For a bishop  must be without crime, as the steward of God: not proud, not  subject to anger, not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of  filthy lucre: 8 But given to...
by teaching us
Bishops, like popes, are called to be "alter Christus", that is,  other Christs. This means, a true Catholic bishop, priest or pope,  must lead the flock in all holiness, in imitation of Jesus Christ.  In his territory, called a diocese, the bishop rules the flock,  and, governs them, that they...
In which diocese are you situated?
Well, there are several stages to go through, before one can become  a nun! One could join a convent at eighteen, but then one must go  through postulancy, become a novice, make one's first profession  and final profession (by this stage, one would be a sister.) By the  time one goes through all...
They are: greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth, and pride.
According to Christianity, nothing much is said regarding Joseph  the adoptive father of Jesus of Nazareth. His only claim was to be  a direct descendant of King David, which would be a moot point  because the looked-for messiah would be from that lineage,  adoptions do not count. So Joseph...
In daily mass, the priest pours water into the wine before  consecrating it as a representation of how Jesus turned water into  wine at the Wedding Feast at Cana. In the season of Easter, the  priest takes a branch and sprinkles holy water on the people at  mass.
The Stations of the Cross are usually a series of pictures or statues. They can use any artisitic medium.
It needs to be of: Grave matter. For example, killing someone.Full knowledge. You need to know fully that what you are doing is a sin and you need to know that it is grave. (eg. A person who has never heard that killing is wrong would not commit a mortal sin) Full consent. You need to do it...
This is a prayer that celebrates that occasion but whether St.  Matthew himself ever wrote one is difficult to determine.   Prayer to St. Matthew   God of mercy, You chose a tax collector, St. Matthew, to share  the dignity of the apostles. By his example and prayers, help us to  follow...
This may have had a great deal to do with a growing concern about  the attitude of the church as is related to giving (tithe) and  redemption. There seemed to be a great deal of confusion at the  time about how a person could be in good standing with God and it  would seem that the Catholic...
None that I am aware of. Leah, along with Sarah, Rebekah, and  Rachel were co-founders of Israel, and the Jewish faith.
he commissioned the people to fight to get the holy land (only 1st  crusade)
The bishop for st josephs church is Father John.
It can be a disiz that can be spreated around the would
I believe that the saints have symbols because people are prone to  deification of humans, and like to place attributes and apply  governance on religious leaders in order to simplify their concept  of God, work with God to solve a problem, or make specific  requests. Also, Catholicism was...
No, none of the settlers from Great Britain were Catholic because  one of the kings had banished Catholicism.
I'm assuming you mean Feast Day...his Feast Day is on September 29,  along with Saints Michael and Raphael. This is the Archangel  Gabriel that appears in Luke 1:10-20, and Luke 1:26-38
The Sabbath day for Peter was the seventh day of the week, the same sabbath day that Jesus kept and the other apostles. In Acts 16:13 we read that Paul went to the riverside on the sabbath day to pray to God. He wanted to retreat from the city and be in a quiet place with God on the sabbath. Thus...
Before the days of Henry VIII, almost everyone in England WAS  Catholic. (Henry was even awarded the title "Defender of the Faith"  by the Pope.) If you WEREN'T a Catholic at that point, you were  persecuted.    However, Henry broke with the Catholic Church over his desire to  annul his...
Through war and imposition from the Catholic Church.
Generally a plain white cloak, maybe with a cross in the middle
St Leocadia isnt the Patron saint of any item, people or anything  like that, she is only the patron saint of the Archdiocese of  Toledo
He was raised Catholic, but doesn't follow the religion. It doesn't seem he was exactly raised "really" Catholic anyway, from his interview here:http://www.advocate.com/issue_story_ektid52660.aspActually, that article doesn't say anything about him not practicing Catholicism (on any of the three...
No, he was not the first german to be elected pope. Stephen IX was  the first German Pope. Pope Benedict XVI was the 5th German pope to  be elected pope! Hope this helps!
== Answer ==   Catholics are COMPLETELY against stem cell research.   Another Answer   Catholics are completely against embryonic stem cell research, which is completely immoral because it involves harvesting and destroying human embryos - infants.   Catholics support adult stem cell...
1) "He who promised is faithful."-Hebrews 10:23   2) "With men all things are impossible; but with God all things are  possible."-Matthew 19:26   3) "For the Lord takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble  with salvation"-Psalm 149:4
Only Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, and maybe Coptic churches do  this.
The catholic church has always treated boys and girls equally as  far as we know, but to do with all the males only for priests thing  im unsure of, i think it was because Jesus was a male and he  preached that Catholic priests shall only be male
That would primarily be in the first century of the common era.
One PerspectiveYes, as it is revealed by God: Catholicism is "right" because it is the Church that Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit founded and guaranteed to be with it until the end of time. Because Jesus chose Peter, and his successors to be His Vicars on earth and send the apostles, and their...
A cardinal can become Pope, if elected by the college of cardinals.  It does not not happen too often. usually one is Pope for life, or  if he retires.