Criticism of the Catholic Church
Criticism of the Catholic Church includes observations made about the current or historical Catholic Church, in its actions, teachings, omissions, structure, or nature. Theological disagreements are c...
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St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids
“I’m not sure whether I knew it was a crime or not,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is part of a lawsuit accusing more than 100 priests and church employees of sex abuse. “I understand ...
St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids
“I’m not sure whether I knew it was a crime or not,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is part of a lawsuit accusing more than 100 priests and church employees of sex abuse. “I understand ...
Key Moments in the Crusades: An Interactive Map
Though they began over 900 years ago, the Crusades remain one of the most dynamic areas of historical inquiry. Such is the breadth of the events that are referenced by the word 'crusade', it's difficu...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Crusades
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Inquisition
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Roman Catholicism's links with political authorities
The relations between the Catholic Church and the state have been constantly evolving with various forms of government, some of them controversial in retrospect. In its history it has had to deal with...
Separation of church and state
The separation of church and state is a description for the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state. It may refer to creating a secular state, with or without expl...
Papal infallibility
Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error "When, in the exercise of his of...
Papal infallibility - Wikipedia
Clerical celibacy
Clerical celibacy is the requirement in certain religions that some or all members of the clergy be unmarried. These religions consider that, outside of marriage, deliberate sexual thoughts, feelings,...
Christian heresy
When heresy is used today with reference to Christianity, it denotes the formal denial or doubt of a core doctrine of the Christian faith as defined by one or more of the Christian churches. It should...
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Crusades
The Crusades were military campaigns sanctioned by the Latin Roman Catholic Church during the High Middle Ages and Late Middle Ages. In 1095, Pope Urban II proclaimed the First Crusade with the stated...
Crusades - Wikipedia
Inquisition
The Inquisition is a group of institutions within the judicial system of the Roman Catholic Church whose aim is to combat heresy. It started in 12th-century France to combat religious sectarianism, in...
Inquisition - Wikipedia
List of people burned as heretics
This list contains persons burned by various religious groups, after being deemed heretics. The list does not attempt to encompass the list of those executed by burning (such a one would include many ...
List of people burned as heretics - Wikipedia
Antisemitism in Europe (Middle Ages)
Antisemitism was prevalent in the Middle Ages, the period of European history from the 5th century to the 15th century.
In the Middle Ages, religion played a major role in driving antisemitism. Th...
Antisemitism in Europe (Middle Ages) - Wikipedia
European wars of religion
The European wars of religion were a series of religious wars waged in Europe from ca. 1524 to 1648, following the onset of the Protestant Reformation in Western and Northern Europe. Although sometime...
European wars of religion - Wikipedia
Catholic sex abuse cases
The Catholic sex abuse cases are a series of allegations, investigations, trials and convictions of child sexual abuse crimes committed by Catholic priests, nuns and members of Roman Catholic orders a...
Roman Catholic sex abuse cases by country
This page documents Roman Catholic sex abuse cases by country. The Catholic sexual abuse scandal in Europe has affected several dioceses in European nations, although dioceses in the United States of ...
St. Louis Archbishop Says He Didn’t Know It Was Illegal For Priests To Have Sex With Kids
“I’m not sure whether I knew it was a crime or not,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson, who is part of a lawsuit accusing more than 100 priests and church employees of sex abuse. “I understand ...
Key Moments in the Crusades: An Interactive Map
Though they began over 900 years ago, the Crusades remain one of the most dynamic areas of historical inquiry. Such is the breadth of the events that are referenced by the word 'crusade', it's difficu...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Battle of Candespina
The Battle of Candespina was fought on 26 October 1111 between the forces of Alfonso I of Aragon and those of his estranged wife, Urraca of León and Castile, in the Campo de la Espina near Sepúlveda. ...
Battle of Candespina - Wikipedia
Rashid ad-Din Sinan
Rashīd ad-Dīn Sinān (Arabic: رشيد الدين سنان‎), also known as the Old Man of the Mountain (1132/1135-1192), was a leader of the Ismaili religious sect (Nizari branch) in Syria, and a figure ...
Rashid ad-Din Sinan - Wikipedia
Secularism
Secularism is the principle of the separation of government institutions and persons mandated to represent the state from religious institutions and religious dignitaries. One manifestation of secular...
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Southern Netherlands
The Southern Netherlands, also called the Catholic Netherlands, were the part of the Low Countries controlled by Spain (1556–1714), later Austria (1714–94), and annexed by France (1794–1815). This ter...
Southern Netherlands - Wikipedia
First Swedish Crusade
The First Swedish Crusade was a possibly mythical military expedition around 1150 that has traditionally been seen as the conquest of Finland by Sweden, with pagan Finns converting to Christianity. Ac...
Debate on the causes of clerical child abuse
The debate on the causes of clerical child abuse is a major aspect of the academic literature surrounding Catholic sex abuse cases.
Clergy themselves have suggested their seminary training offered...
Swedish-Novgorodian Wars
Swedish–Novgorodian Wars were a series of conflicts in the 12th and 13th centuries between the Republic of Novgorod and medieval Sweden over control of the Gulf of Finland, an area vital to the Hanse...
Swedish-Novgorodian Wars - Wikipedia