Censorship in Christianity
Religious censorship is a form of censorship where freedom of expression is controlled or limited using religious authority or on the basis of the teachings of the religion. This form of censorship ha...
Parents Television Council
The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a United States-based censorship advocacy group founded by conservative Catholic activist L. Brent Bozell III in 1995. Through publications on its website inclu...
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More popular than Jesus
"More popular than Jesus" (or "Bigger than Jesus") was a controversial remark made by the Beatles' John Lennon in 1966. Lennon said that Christianity was in decline and that the Beatles had become mor...
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National Legion of Decency
The National Legion of Decency was an organization dedicated to identifying and combating objectionable content, from the point of view of the Catholic Church in the United States, in motion pictures...
Douglas (play)
Douglas is a blank verse tragedy by John Home. It was first performed in 1756 in Edinburgh.The play was a big success in both Scotland and England for decades, attracting many notable actors of the pe...
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Office for Film and Broadcasting
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Office for Film and Broadcasting is an office of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and is best known for the USCCB film rating, a continuat...
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
The Index Librorum Prohibitorum (English: List of Prohibited Books) was a list of publications deemed heretical, anti-clerical or lascivious, and therefore banned by the Catholic Church. A first v...
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List of authors and works on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum
This is a selected list of authors and works listed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum. The Index was abolished on June 14, 1966 by Pope Paul VI.A complete list of the authors and writings present in ...
List of authors and works on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum - Wikipedia
De heretico comburendo
The De heretico comburendo (2 Hen.4 c.15) was a law passed by Parliament under King Henry IV of England in 1401, punishing heretics with burning at the stake. This law was one of the strictest religio...
Controversies of Kirill I of Moscow
This is a list of controversies of Kirill I of Moscow.
In the early 1990s and later on, Kirill was accused of having links to the KGB during much of the Soviet period, as were many members of the ...
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Aniconism in Christianity
Christianity has not generally practised aniconism, or the avoidance or prohibition of types of images, but has had an active tradition of making and venerating images of God and other religious figur...
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Bonfire of the Vanities
A Bonfire of the Vanities (Italian: Falò delle vanità) is a burning of objects condemned by authorities as occasions of sin. The phrase usually refers to the bonfire of 7 February 1497, when suppo...
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Nihil obstat
Nihil obstat (Latin for "nothing hinders" or "nothing stands in the way") is a declaration of no objection to an initiative or an appointment.Apart from this general sense, the phrase is used more par...
Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice
Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice is a fantasy book by James Branch Cabell, the eighth among his fifty-two books, which gained fame (or notoriety) shortly after its publication in 1919. It is a humorous rom...
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Family and Consumer Choice Act of 2007
The Family and Consumer Choice Act of 2007 (H.R. 2738 IH) is a proposed bill introduced by United States Representatives Daniel Lipinski (D-IL-3) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE-1) intending to allow famil...
The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book
The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book was a fundraising book issued on behalf of Comic Relief in 1986. It was edited by Douglas Adams and Peter Fincham and contained contributions from...
Early Christian art
Early Christian art and architecture (or Paleochristian art) is the art produced by Christians or under Christian patronage from the earliest period of Christianity to, depending on the definition use...
Depiction of Jesus
The depiction of Jesus in pictorial form was controversial in the early Church. The depiction of him in art took several centuries to reach a conventional standardized form for his physical appearance...
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Imprimatur
An imprimatur (from Latin, "let it be printed") is, in the proper sense, a declaration authorizing publication of a book. The term is also applied loosely to any mark of approval or endorsement.
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Byzantine Iconoclasm
Byzantine Iconoclasm (Greek: Εἰκονομαχία, Eikonomachía) refers to two periods in the history of the Byzantine Empire when the use of religious images or icons was opposed by religious and imperial...
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Imprimi potest
Imprimi potest (Latin for "it can be printed") is a declaration by a major superior of a Roman Catholic religious institute that writings on questions of religion or morals by a member of the institut...
Officiorum ac Munerum
Officiorum ac Munerum was an Apostolic Constitution issued by Pope Leo XIII on 25 January 1897.The constitution terminated the rules regarding the punishment by excommunication for reading or possessi...
The Reformation and art
The Protestant Reformation during the 16th century in Europe almost entirely rejected the existing tradition of Catholic art, and very often destroyed as much of it as it could reach. A new artistic ...
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