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  • 181 Simon Fish — (d. 1531) was a 16th century Protestant reformer and English propagandist. Fish is best known for helping to spread William Tyndale’s New Testament and for authoring the vehemently anti clerical pamphlet Supplication for the Beggars (also spelled …

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  • 182 English Reformation — The English Reformation was the series of events in 16th century England by which the Church of England first broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.These events were, in part, associated with the wider process of …

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  • 183 Eastern Orthodoxy — the faith, practice, membership, and government of the Eastern Orthodox Church. * * * officially Orthodox Catholic Church One of the three major branches of Christianity. Its adherents live mostly in Greece, Russia, the Balkans, Ukraine, and the… …

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  • 184 Africa — • This name, which is of Phoenician origin, was at first given by the Romans to the territory about the city of Carthage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Africa     Africa      …

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  • 185 Hungary — • History of the country Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hungary     Hungary     † Cathol …

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  • 186 Immunity — • An exemption from a legal obligation (munus), imposed on a person or his property by law, custom, or the order of a superior Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Immunity     Immunity …

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  • 187 Ecclesiastical Privileges —     Ecclesiastical Privileges     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Privileges     Ecclesiastical privileges are exceptions to the Law made in favour of the clergy or in favour of consecrated and sacred objects and places.     I.     The… …

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  • 188 England (Before the Reformation) —     England (Before the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Before the Reformation)     This term England is here restricted to one constituent, the largest and most populous, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.… …

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  • 189 England (Since the Reformation) —     England (Since the Reformation)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► England (Since the Reformation)     The Protestant Reformation is the great dividing line in the history of England, as of Europe generally. This momentous Revolution, the outcome… …

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  • 190 Debate on the causes of clerical child abuse — Main article: Catholic sex abuse cases The debate on the causes of clerical child abuse is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding Catholic sex abuse cases. Contents 1 Seminary training/admissions 2 Declining standards in the… …

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  • 191 Eastern Orthodox Church — Orthodox Catholic Church and Orthodox Christian Church redirect here. For other uses of the term, see Orthodox (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Oriental Orthodox Churches. See also: Eastern Christianity and Orthodoxy by country The… …

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  • 192 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 193 Protestantism — /prot euh steuhn tiz euhm/, n. 1. the religion of Protestants. 2. the Protestant churches collectively. 3. adherence to Protestant principles. [1640 50; PROTESTANT + ISM] * * * One of the three major branches of Christianity, originating in the… …

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  • 194 India — • The peninsula is separated on the north from Tibet and Central Asia by the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Karakoram mountains, and some lower ranges divide it from Afghanistan and Baluchistan Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. India      …

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  • 195 Ireland — • Ireland lies in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ireland     Ireland     † …

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  • 196 Kulturkampf — • The name given to the political struggle for the rights and self government of the Catholic Church, carried out chiefly in Prussia and afterwards in Baden, Hesse, and Bavaria Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Kulturkampf      …

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  • 197 Portugal — • A country on the west side of the Iberian Peninsula Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Portugal     Portugal     † …

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  • 198 Priesthood — • Brief yet thorough examination of this sacrament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Priesthood     Priesthood     † …

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  • 199 Persecution of Christians — This article is about acts committed against Christians because of their faith. For negative attitudes towards Christians, see Anti Christian sentiment. A Christian Dirce, by Henryk Siemiradzki. A Christian woman is martyred under Nero in this re …

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  • 200 Ecclesiastical heraldry — Coat of arms of Cardinal Agostino Bausa in the courtyard of the archiepiscopal palace of Florence Ecclesiastical heraldry is the tradition of heraldry developed by Christian clergy. Initially used to mark documents, ecclesiastical heraldry… …

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