Which pope said it was necessary to spread Christianity?
AnswerAll of the popes have made it a fundamental objective to spread Christianity.
Recently the Pope has expressed his views on condoms. He has said that in some instances it may be appropriate for people to use them to stop the spread of HIV. Pope Benedict XVI agrees that condoms can be justified to stop the spread of AIDS.
Christians participated in the Crusades in order to regain access to the Holy Land in Jerusalem. They were also trying to stop the spread of Islam. Pope Urban II said if they went on the Crusade to fight for Christianity they would have a free pass to heaven.
Charlemagne spread Christianity throughout the Empire by going to war with many people. After defeating them, he gave them two choices: Christianity or death. Many chose Christianity, while other stayed faithful to their past religion. Because he "always kept his promises" he killed over 4,500 people. Answer Charlemagne used conquests and tyranny to spread Christianity. Kathleen Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church, said, "Charlemagne converted whole tribes by the sword." In the… Read More
it spread since on the chocolate bars it said if you eat this you will become a christian like jesus so many people ate it and believed they were christians
A: The Frankish king Clovis I (481-511), a devout pagan, converted to Catholic Christianity, thus strengthening the position of the Catholic Church. Christian kings demanded that their subjects also be Christians. Charlemagne used conquests, tyranny and bloodshed to spread Christianity. Kathleen Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church, said, "Charlemagne converted whole tribes by the sword." In the year 782, the Frankish king Charlemagne reputedly beheaded forty-five hundred Saxons who resisted his campaign… Read More
A long time ago the first pope said that it was not necessary to be circumcised to be a good Christian, thus putting many men's minds at ease and facilitating conversions.
Other Answers from our Community Include: Answer 1 Christianity was spread by a small group of followers who saw the risen Christ. Christ said that they would do even greater miracles than even himself. Through the showing of the power of the spirit which Christ promised to those that believe in him, Christianity spread rapidly.. and was also perpetuated by their great courage in the face of awful public deaths (during the generation of those… Read More
JUDAISM was largely spread because when Jews fled from their persecutors, they established Jewish communities in far more distant countries and regions, leading to the spread of their religion. Since Jews do not proselytize, the majority of Jews came to religion by being born into it, as opposed to Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism, where vast swathes of membership in the religion entered through conversion.
By means of persecution, paganism was gradually wiped out in much of the Roman Empire by the seventh century. The barbarian lands to the north and east remained pagan, but conquest and persecution gradually spread Christianity throughout these lands. Russia adopted Christianity around 987, after the pagan Prince Vladimir of Kiev sent envoys to neighbouring lands to find out about other religions. He was persuaded of political advantages in adopting the Orthodox faith. St Patrick… Read More
Charlemagne spread Christianity among the Saxons by brutal murder. One of the worst horrors of Charlemagne's reign was the reputed beheading of forty-five hundred Saxons in 782 marked because they resisted the campaign of forced conversion to Christianity. Kathleen Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church, said, "Charlemagne converted whole tribes by the sword."
it favored earthly riches because in the past religions you were not allowed to have riches you were to sacrifice them to your god but Jesus said you can have them because god will make you prosperous
Christianity is a group of religions, most of them claim to be the one true faith, but witch is it? The one true faith is Catholicism, Jesus called Peter his rock, and Jesus also said "Upon my rock I shall build my Church.", Peter was the first pope, the pope is the head of Catholicism.
Saint Peter was one of the original apostles. He was originally a fisherman named Simon. He denied that he knew Jesus when Jesus' enemies questioned him. He was one of the apostles who spread Christianity internationally. He wrote letters that are now part of the New Testament. He was crucified. Catholics believe that he was the first pope. "Peter" means "rock". Jesus said that "on this rock I will build my church; and the gates… Read More
The Roman Empire was the geographical factor which first helped the spread of Christianity. It started in Judea, which was part of the Roman Empire. It was spread through this empire, especially its eastern part by Christian preachers. Originally the Christians were Jews who preached other Jews and followed Jewish law. Paul created a theology which opened Christianity to the gentiles (non-Jews) of the Roman Empire. He said that faith in Jesus and following his… Read More
The Church split into East & West over the "Filique" of the Nicene Creed. Originally, when the creed was composed, it said that the Holy Spirit "Proceeds from the Father," but the Pope in the 10'Th Century added "and the Son." The Eastern Patriarchs did not believe that the Pope was right to do this, & excommunicated him for it. The Pope in turn, excommunicated the Patriarch, for challenging his authority as the Spiritual Head… Read More
The Romans did not help spread Christianity. It was the other way round. Christianity was spread around the Roman Empire by the apostles, other missionaries and the clergy (when Christianity developed its churches). Christianity started in Judea, which was part of the Roman province of Syria; that is, it was part of the Roman Empire. It became widespread by the third century. It was persecuted several times. There were alternations of periods of toleration and… Read More
Aspects of Christianity that caused it to spread quickly are: It supported the idea of an afterlife. It gave the hope to the poor It favored earthly riches because in the past religions you were not allowed to have riches you were to sacrifice them to your god but Jesus said you can have them because God will make you prosperous The love, selflessness, and compassion that Christians showed to everyone around them even when… Read More
in the time of Patrick there was only one christian church - pre orthodox, reformation etc. today he is "claimed" by all christian churches as the patron saint and you will find as many protestant churches dedicated to him as catholic ones. in terms of Christianity, then, he helped spread its beliefs throughout the northern part of the Ireland in particular. he was not the first christian missionary. he himself said he was sent by… Read More
True Christianity has never been spread by force. Jesus indicated clearly and had the behavior to match that 'my kingdom is not of this world.' Those who use force are using worldly methods to spread a spiritual message and they are Christians in name only. Since true faith is matter of the heart, no amount of force can change a person's heart. Force can produce outward obedience for the sake of peace and because people… Read More
The conclave of cardinals that elects the pope are secret so we will never know what was said right after the election of Benedict. We do the first word he said as Pope was "I accept" as he needed to accept the office and the second would be "Benedict" as he was asked which name he would use.
He is Jewish, but he is said to be the savior (the son of god) of Christianity.
Paul laid the foundations for the successful large scale spread of Christianity around the Roman Empire. He made Christianity a religion which was accessible to the gentiles (the non-Jews) of the Roman Empire; that is, to the whole population of the empire. Prior to this the Christians were Jews who preached the word of Christ in Judea to fellow Jews and still followed the Jewish law. Paul said that to be a Christian you needed… Read More
Christianity came about after the life and death of Jesus Christ. It can therefore be said that Jesus was the founder of Christianity.
The tradition of place a rooster weathervane on the top of churches can be traced back to Pope Gregory I ( circa 540 - 604) who had said that the rooster "was the most suitable emblem of Christianity" representing "the emblem of St Peter". In the 9th century, Pope Nicholas I ordered that every church carry a rooster symbol either on the dome or steeple. The rooster, under Pope Nicholas I was deemed to be… Read More
farming spread because barney said it can o.o
his excuse was that he thought she was incapable of producing a male heir, but the pope said no, so Henry created the church of England
MAlcolm X, he was referring to freedom "By any means necessary".
No. Christianity is based on the death of Jesus Christ as a sacrifice for sin. So Christianity was not possible until after Jesus died. After His resurrection Jesus told his disciples to spread Christianity: Matthew 28:19,20 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo… Read More
That rumor started a long time ago when a few people said that wrestling was fake, and then it spread and spread, and spread. So basically wrestling being fake RUMORED.
The Spanish thought that the Native Americans were "barbarians." The Bible said that more civilized men should rule over less civilized ones. The spanish said that "christianity and civilization must flourish together." Also most people want to spread their religions any way.
Since he retired on February 28, 2013, Pope Emeritus Benedict has not spoken publicly.
The Holocaust was an action of Christians against Jews. Though it has to be said that they did not kill because they thought it their Christian duty. They did spread accusations like 'Jews killed Christ', they even came up with an explanation of how Christ was not a Jew.
What questions did the original audience of Matthew's Gospel have about their place in Christianity?
I don't think they had any questions about Christianity; because Christianity started after Jesus rose from the dead, ascended to heaven and gave the Holy Ghost. The believers were not called Christians for a few years later, at Antioch, (Acts 11.26) Also Jesus didn't come to spread Christianity. He came to call the nation of Israel to repentance. Much of Jesus' teaching is about Israel. Mat 15:24 But He answered and said, "I was not… Read More
He became pope because the College of Cardinals elected him as pope. It is said that Cardinal Ratzinger had been a close confident of Pope John Paul II and his personal choice to succeed him as pope.
Alexander Pope said it. The full quote is, "To err is human; to forgive, divine."
Constantine did not actually spread Christianity except in a round about way. He made the religion legal and therefore available for people to join openly. It is said that he cut the funding for the pagan temples and was financially lenient towards the Christians. After his death, however, the Bishop Eusebius, a friend of Constantine, claimed that He, Constantine, was baptized a Christian on his death bed. Regardless of the truth of this claim, the… Read More
A: Charlemagne was a pitiless tyrant who conquered large areas of northern Europe and forced the populations to convert to Christianity or die. Kathleen Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church, said, "Charlemagne converted whole tribes by the sword." In the year 782, the Frankish king Charlemagne reputedly beheaded forty-five hundred Saxons who resisted his campaign of forced conversion to Christianity. In 800, the Pope crowned Charlemagne in Rome, as Holy Roman Emperor.
The flag of England came from the Catholic church, it has been around for nearly 2000 years, in 1066 William of Normandy went to the Pope and said he would fight for the sake of Christianity and therefore took the Catholic flag into battle and it became the flag of England from this point.
Alexander Pope in his "Essay on Man"
It is said that a Pope has infallibility.
The Pope has the power to appoint bishops, to pass papal decrees and to guide the teachings of the Catholic faith. Though the Pope is said to have supreme power, he still refers to God.
the Pope is the visible head of the Catholic CHurch. He takes the place of Jesus on earth. The first Pope was St. Peter. Jesus appointed him pope when he said to Peter:"On this rock I will build my church." Peter Means rock.
Someone that believes in the concept of Christianity but does not attend church, tithe, or spread the gospel. Essentially, no one would be the wiser that said person was a Christian unless the non-practicer told them so. I'm a Non-Practicing Christian, it means you don't pray, go to Church, or anything to do with Christianity, but you Believe that Jesus is your Saviour and God is your father in Heaven, and that's about it.
If the pope is standing and representing the word of Jesus or God until one or both come back to earth why you would put the pope who is a man in charge when man killed your son?
Catholic Answer: The pope is a bit more than a simple 'intermediary'. Catholics do consider the pope to be the Vicar (representative) of Christ on earth. As per the Catholic Encyclopedia: "In the course of the ages other vicarial designations have been used for the pope, as Vicar of St. Peter and even Vicar of the Apostolic See (Pope Gelasius, I, Ep. vi), but the title Vicar of Christ is more expressive of his supreme… Read More
Tradition says that Peter went to Rome around 65 CE and led the church there, as the first bishop of Rome, appointing Linus as his successor prior to his own death. Another early tradition, recorded by the second-century Church Father Irenaeus (Against Heresies, Book III, Chapter 3), says that Peter and Paul together organised the Roman church and jointly appointed Linus as the first in the succession of bishops of Rome, implying that Peter had… Read More
It's because Henry's nobles supported Gregory, and the reason why Henry begged the Pope was because he said the Pope had no real authority.
Henry thought that he should be the person to appoint bishops in his kingdom. The pope said that only he, as pope, could appoint bishops.
Christianity can be said to have started with Peter's preaching on the Day of Pentecost, in AD 30, in Jerusalem.
This was said by Alexander Pope in his 1734 Epistle to Cobham.