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  Roman Catholic Church - Search View - MSN Encarta
The bishop is the chief liturgical figure in the diocese and is distinguished from the priest principally by the power to confer holy orders and to act as the usual minister of confirmation.
Catholics believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist through the change of bread and wine into his body and blood (transubstantiation) and are encouraged to receive the Eucharist at every Mass in which they participate.
The distinct Roman Catholic view of history, however, is its claim to unbroken continuity with the church of the New Testament and its consequent acceptance as legitimate of the major developments in doctrine and structure that it has assimilated since then.
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bishop is the chief liturgical figure in the diocese and is distinguished from the
Orthodox Church) in 1054 and the break with the Protestant churches in the 16th century, it is impossible to separate the history of the Roman Catholic church from the history of Christianity in general.
Before 1789, Catholics living in the colonies of Maryland and Pennsylvania were under the jurisdiction of the vicar apostolic of London, but in that year a see was established in Baltimore, and on Aug. 15, 1790, the American prelate John Carroll was consecrated its first bishop.
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 Bishop Fleming and the Roman Catholic Church: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
His period in office saw a remarkable development in the institutional Roman Catholic Church, and the advancement of the social, legal, and political place of the Irish in Newfoundland society.
Without a doubt, Fleming was the most controversial of all the Newfoundland Roman Catholic bishops, and his dogmatism and confrontational style perpetuated a number of the conflicts between the Irish Catholics and British Protestants in Newfoundland.
The changes he wrought on institutional Roman Catholicism were profound, and he was principally responsible for changing a small mission with several priests in four parishes into a large diocese with over 40,000 congregants.
www.heritage.nf.ca /society/fleming_church.html   (1980 words)

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The bishop was one of its most important members, and the history of the colony is full of the quarrels that arose between him and the governor on points of official etiquette or with respect to more important matters affecting the government of the country.
The Roman Catholic clergy were allowed "to hold, receive, and enjoy their accustomed dues and rights, with respect to such persons only as shall confess the said religion"--that is, one twenty-sixth part of the produce of the land, Protestants being specially exempted.
The Quebec act, for which he was largely responsible, was extremely unpopular in the Thirteen Colonies, on account of its having extended the boundaries of the province and the civil law to that western country beyond the Alleghanies, which the frontiersmen of Pennsylvania and Virginia regarded as specially their own domain.
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 World Almanac for Kids
Until the break with the Eastern church in 1054 and the break with the Protestant churches in the 16th century, it is impossible to separate the history of the Roman Catholic church from the history of Christianity in general.
The distinct Roman Catholic view of history, however, is its claim to unbroken continuity with the church of the New Testament and its consequent acceptance as legitimate of the major developments in doctrine and structure that it has assimilated since then.
The Catholic church responded during the era of the COUNTER REFORMATION by reaffirming the traditions that had developed through the ages and especially by emphasizing those elements that were most under attack, such as Scholastic theology, the efficacy of the sacraments, and the primacy of the pope.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/religion/romancatholicchurch.html   (3891 words)

 Easy Encyclopedia - Online Encyclopedia. Knowledge is Power   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Laval is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada, in the greater Montreal area.
Laval was named after the first owner of Île Jésus, François de Montmorency-Laval, the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Quebec.
Laval constitutes one of the 17 regions of Quebec.
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 ENL:7343 Roman Catholic Church
The first known Roman Catholics to settle the Island were at the colony established by Sir George Calvert qv, Lord Baltimore, at Ferryland qv, in 1621.
Catholics, however, were astonished to be told by the Supreme Court in December that this act did not apply to Newfoundland, so that the laws against them remained in force.
Bishop Fleming's great preoccupation and crowning achievement was unquestionably the construction of a massive cathedral (see BASILICA OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) on the height of land overlooking St. John's harbour.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Such a measure, he felt, would heighten the status of the church and encourage dissenters and Roman Catholics to attach themselves to it, thus unifying the population under an institution that, by its very nature, was bound to support the government.
Neither was the bishop able to obtain the transfer from the governor to the church of the right to issue marriage licences.
As well, his agitation to control the Roman Catholic Church was unwelcome to a ministry that favoured Catholic emancipation in Ireland and tended, in Mountain’s words, “to confound” the situation there with that in the colony.
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 History Haven   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With approval of the British government the first Canadian-born bishop, Louis d'Eglis, was ordained in 1772 and soon became "loved by the people, respected by the clergy, and esteemed by the English." He was referred to by the British government as the "Supervisor of the Romish Church," a title that was used until 1811.
A bishop with a vision for the Canadian church, Joseph Plessis, was appointed to be the "Superintendent of the Romish Church" in 1806.
Conservative Catholics implemented Pius IX's Syllabus of Errors, recruited Papal Zouaves to defend the Papal States against the Italian republicans, founded the Programme Catholique to support papal infallibility and strengthen Catholic education, attacked the liberal Institut Canadien, and was loyal to appointed church leaders before elected politicians.
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 Our Bishop - Bishop and History - Roman Catholic Diocese of Pembroke - Ontario and Québec, Canada
Bishop Richard William Smith was born on April 28, 1959, the son of Donald James Smith and Anne-Marie Butts Smith.
Bishop Smith spent a year exercising Diaconal ministry in the parish of Saint John Vianney in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia and was then Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Halifax on May 23, 1987.
Bishop Smith has also served as the Chaplain to the deaf community in Halifax and has taught Sacramental and Dogmatic Theology at St. Peter's Seminary in London, Ontario as well as in the programs offered by the Archdiocese of Halifax for the formation of deacons and of the faithful.
diocesepembroke.ca /english/history/index.html   (255 words)

 Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Diocese of Quebec is the oldest Catholic see in the New World north of Mexico.
It lost large pieces of its territory with the formation of the Dioceses of Halifax and Kingston in 1817, the Diocese of Charlottetown in 1829, the Diocese of Winnipeg in 1844 and the Diocese of Montreal (see Bishops of Montreal) in 1852.
The cathedral of this diocese is Notre-Dame de Québec Cathedral in Quebec City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roman_Catholic_Bishop_of_Quebec   (201 words)

 Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon
Bishop LeGatt recently studied in the Masters in Liturgical Studies at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.
As shepherd, a bishop exercises his authority in a spirit of service, considering it as a vocation to serve the whole Church; so that it is all the more obvious that he is in truth the servant of God and the servant of the servants of God after the example of the high priest.
It is the bishop's responsibility to teach the word of God with authority and bear witness to it, to faithfully guard and to authentically interpret it (LG 24-25).
www.saskatoonrcdiocese.com /pages/about_bishop_legatt.cfm   (968 words)

 Old Roman Catholic Church Of Ontario - Toronto,ON   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Old Roman Catholic Church of Ontario, better known by its legal name of the Ontario Old Roman Catholic Church, was founded in 1962 due to a schism in the Old Catholic Church of Canada (OCCC).
He was ordained conditionally to the priesthood by Bishop Hillyer on November 17 1985 and installed as the pastor of the parish of St. Andrew the Apostle.
Bishop Theckedath, originally from India, had served as a priest in the Anglican Church of Canada, and from February 1978 until August of 1991 as assistant priest in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada parish in Ottawa.
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 The Roman Catholic Church and Quebec - Readings - Quebec History
This group, which sought the modernization of Quebec and championed the cause of radical change, condemned widely the obscurantisme that had characterized Quebec in the period before the 1960's and blamed the Church for much of the ills they believed afflicted Quebec in the contemporary era.
Promoted the Christianization of the masses; a vast network of catholic social action groups were established in the parishes of the province; the Church also assumed the leadership in the temperance movement.
Catholic unions were established for workers and farmers; there was a catholic chaplain on each of these trade union locals (Confédération des Travailleurs Catholiques du Canada et l’Union Catholique des Cultivateurs).
faculty.marianopolis.edu /c.belanger/quebechistory/readings/church.htm   (2022 words)

 Fundamentalists:To be a Roman Catholic is by definition to accept the dogmas of the Roman based church . | Sydney ...
A piddling number of catholics support “catholic workers” type radicalism,the Catholic church even claims to be supporters of socialism and even made state to state  concordats with Hitlerite “national socialism”and was not known for calling  on Catholics to refuse to fight in hitlerite aggressive racist/anti communist  wars.
But, most Roman Catholics  are volunteered when they are in pre- infancy by their patents who are obliged by the church to “educate”(brainwash)them in the dogmas.
This term "Roman Catholic" was an insult to the Irish and Australian Catholics invented in the 19th Century.
sydney.indymedia.org.au /story/fundamentalists-be-roman-catholic-definition-accept-dogmas-roman-based-church   (3008 words)

 The Catholic Voice - an online publication of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland
QUEBEC CITY (CNS) — When people pause and question the purpose of their lives, they “yearn for a spiritual answer,” said Slovakian Cardinal Jozef Tomko at the opening Mass of the 49th International Eucharistic Congress.
The history of Quebec, which is celebrating the 400th anniversary of its founding this year, and the global participation in the congress were highlighted throughout the more than three-hour Mass.
Several chalices were presented at the large, circular altar in the center of the arena; among them was the chalice given to the first bishop of Quebec by a French king.
www.catholicvoiceoakland.org /08-06-23/inthisissue7.htm   (735 words)

 Testimonies from ex-roman Catholic Priests
The Roman Catholic religion had never taught me that our own righteousness is fleshly and not acceptable to God, nor that we need to trust in his righteousness alone...during all those years of monastic life I had relied on the sacraments of Rome to give me grace, to save me." (p.
The Roman Catholic Church teaches that 'the souls of the just which, in a moment of death, are burdened with venial sins or temporal punishment due to send, enter purgatory.'" (p.
Works: "The Roman Catholic Church adds works, and that you have to do these specific things [keeping its laws, rule and regulations] ]in order to be saved, whereas the Bible says in Ephesians 2:8-9 that it is by grace that we are saved, not by works." (pp.
www.carm.org /catholic/testimonies.htm   (1254 words)

An examination of the attitude of the Roman Catholic Church toward a nationalist movement within a British Dominion is specially enlightening because of the opposition of interests between the “ universal” Roman Catholic Church and the religious structures characteristic of the British Empire.
It is clear that the Roman Catholic clergy had an objective interest to co-operate with the British colonial authorities and derive from this interaction a symbolic and a practical recognition for itself, as well as formal status for Roman Catholic institutions, in addition to whatever else could be obtained in the bargain.
Actually, the growth of influence of the Roman Catholic Church is largely attributable to the relative autonomy granted to the colony in 1840 and the increasing amount of self-government acquired during the Dominion years.
www.psa.ac.uk /Publications/psd/1998/gingras.htm   (4361 words)

 The Roman Catholic Church: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Although the earliest Roman Catholic presence in Newfoundland is unconfirmed, by the 16th century priests sometimes accompanied European explorers and fishermen who came to Newfoundland.
Although the Roman Catholic Emancipation Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1829, restrictions on Catholics in public life persisted in Newfoundland even after the introduction of representative government in 1832.
In 1843 Catholic and Protestant schooling was effectively separated, reflecting the educational divisions that culminated in a fully denominational school system in 1874 and which lasted until the 1990s.
www.heritage.nf.ca /society/catholic.html   (1563 words)

 Roman and Eastern Catholic churches
The Council carries out this task in liaison with the various departments of the Roman Curia, whose competence includes areas that can contribute similarly to the task of dialogue of the Catholic Church and should be put to the service of its relationships with all the Churches and ecclesial Communities.
The name Greek Catholic Church was introduced by the Empress Maria-Teresa in 1774 to distinguish this Church from the Roman Catholic and Armenian Catholic Churches.
The Catholic population of this area is 93,859 as of Dec. 31, 1998.
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 Jean Baptiste de la Croix Saint-Vallier - FREE Jean Baptiste de la Croix Saint-Vallier Biography | Encyclopedia.com: ...
Austere and aggressive, he formulated a strict ecclesiastical discipline and came into conflict with the civil governors, especially the comte de Frontenac.
He did much for the people of Quebec, notably founding the Hôpital Général for the poor.
Quebec's bishop as pawn: (Jean-Baptiste de) Saint-Vallier's imprisonment in England, 1704-1709.
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 Clerical Whispers: Bishop named to head Panhandle Roman Catholic Diocese
An official with the Archdiocese of San Antonio was introduced Thursday as the new leader of the Roman Catholic diocese in Amarillo.
Yanta was auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese in San Antonio for two years before Pope John Paul II named him to replace the retiring Rev. Leroy Matthiesen in 1997.
Catholic Ruth Kelly's embryo vote dodge provokes C...
clericalwhispers.blogspot.com /2008/01/bishop-named-to-head-panhandle-roman.html   (1218 words)

 50year Years in the Church of Rome
From the supreme art with which the mind of the young and timid child is fettered, enchained, and paralyzed, to the unspeakable degradation of the priest under the iron heel of the bishop, everything will be revealed to you as it has never been before.
In this book, the sophisms and errors of Romanism are discussed and refuted with a clearness, simplicity, and evidence, which my twenty-five years of priesthood only could teach me. It is not in boasting that I say this.
He had found a refuge, with many other French priests, in England, whence he came to Quebec, and the bishop of that place had given him the charge of the parish of Murray Bay.
www.biblebelievers.org.au /50year01.htm   (6290 words)

 Roman Catholic Establishments
Laval, who was sent out as vicar apostolic in 1659, and in 1674 was made bishop of Quebec, was a man of aggressive and domineering temper.
A better memorial of the bishop's activity was provided in the educational institutions which he established, --his seminaries for priests and boys respectively, to which recently Laval University has been added, the whole constituting one of the most important of Roman Catholic foundations in North America.
Louisiana was regarded as ecclesiastically dependent upon Quebec, the bishop of the latter having jurisdiction over the former.
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 BishopVilatte Holy Innocents American Catholic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Father Theadore de Latte, a former Roman Catholic priest is admitted to the Diocese and appointed to Duvall.
He established the American Catholic Church Council, the jurisdictions and groups which had come out of his episcopal ministry or were under his oversight.
1922-1929: Vilatte resigned from the 'Council' in 1922 and was succeeded by Bishop Lloyd.
www.americancatholicchurch.net /BishopVilatte.html   (2478 words)

 Bishop Zanic: The Truth About Medjugorje
Garabandal began the insidious disease of Marian Catholics rejecting of the teaching authority of the Church by absolutely rejecting the explicit decree of the responsible bishop.
The bishop is the spiritual father of all the parishes in Herzegovina.
Bishop Cule, the first diocesan bishop of Mostar, in 1948 was sentenced to 11 years and 6 months in jail.
www.newjerusalem.com /bishop-truth.htm   (8869 words)

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