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What is pelagianism?

Pelagianism is a theological theory named after Pelagius (ad. 354 - ad. 420/440). It is the belief that original sin did not taint human nature and that mortal will is still capable of choosing good or evil without Divine aid… Full Answer

Who were people who hated and were considered heretics?

Many people were hated and considered heretics by many throughout the centuries:The Circumcisers (1st Century) Gnosticism (1st and 2nd Centuries) Montanism (Late 2nd Century) Sabellianism (Early 3rd Century) Arianism (4th Century) Pelagianism (5th Century) Semi-Pelagianism (5th Century) Nestorianism (5th Century)… Full Answer

What religion branch out of Catholicism?

No religion "branched" out of Catholicism. Catholicism is the Mystical Body of Christ (see Acts 9:1-5; 1 Cor 12:12-14) and Our Blessed Lord only has one Body. There have been numerous religions which have left the Catholic Church to form… Full Answer

What has the author B R Rees written?

B. R. Rees has written: 'Classics: an outline for the intending student' -- subject(s): Outlines, syllabi, Classical philology 'Pelagius, a reluctant heretic' -- subject(s): Biography, Christian Heretics, Heretics, Christian, Pelagianism 'The use of Greek' -- subject(s): Greek language 'Papyri from… Full Answer

Who was a critic of Catholicism?

You might do better asking who wasn't a critic of Catholicism. Our Blessed Lord told us that everyone would be against us, actually, it is one of the ways of telling the true Church! The Catholic Church is nearly two… Full Answer

How are protestants related to Catholics?

The first protestants were mostly Catholics in the sixteenth century who decided that the Church that Jesus Christ founded for their salvation was the Church that Jesus Christ founded for their salvation and so that dreamed up their own. To… Full Answer

Did Saint David have brothers or sisters?

St. David, Bishop and Primate of Wales died ca. 601. St. David is the patron saint of Wales and is known through legend with scant corroborative evidence. David or Dewi was the son of a chieftain. He was educated at… Full Answer

How do Catholics wash away original sin?

Roman Catholic Answer Baptism erases original sin and turns man back to God: from The Catechism of the Catholic Church, second edition, English translation 1994 405 Although it is proper to each individual, (Cf. Council of Trent: Denzinger-Schonmetzer, Enchiridion Symbolorum… Full Answer

Why was St. Cyril canonized?

St. Cyril of Alexandria Feastday: June 27 St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop and Doctor of the Church (June 27) Cyril was born at Alexandria, Egypt. He was nephew of the patriarch of that city, Theophilus. Cyril received a classical and… Full Answer

Was pelagius a Catholic?

It depends on whether one means by catholic, a Roman Catholic or a member of the then universally acknowledged Catholic church. If the former, then the answer is no. He was a member of the British Celtic church which acknowledged… Full Answer

Why is this sin called original?

Catholic Answer Original sin may refer either to the first sin committed by Adam (originale originans) or the sin with which every one of his descendants (saving Our Blessed Lord and His mother) were born (originale origiantum). It is called… Full Answer

Who was Saint David?

Saint David (c. 500-589) (known in Welsh as Dewi Sant) was a church official, later regarded as a saint and as the patron saint of Wales. David contrasts with the other national patron saints of the British Isles, Saints George… Full Answer