The modern use of the term "Coptic" describes Egyptian Christians, as well as the last stage of the ancient Egyptian language script.
Thomas More's children, born in Yorkshire about ; died 1 July, Clementines - The name given to the religious romance in two forms as composed by Pope St.
Clement I Clement of Alexandria - Fairly lengthy article on his life and writings Cleophas - According to the Catholic English versions the name of two persons mentioned in the New Testament. In Greek, however, the names are different, one being Cleopas, abbreviated form of Cleopatros, and the other Clopas Clerestory - A term formerly applied to any window or traceried opening in a church, e.
May be the same person as Pope St.
Cletus Cletus, Pope Saint - Says that 'Cletus' is only another form of 'Anacletus,' briefly explains how the error of thinking the two names are two different popes came about, says that Cletus died in about 88 Cleveland - The Diocese, established 23 April,comprises all that part of Ohio lying north of the southern limits of the Counties of Columbiana, Stark, Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Crawford, Wyandot, Hancock, Allen, and Van Wert, its territory covering thirty-six counties Clitherow, Saint Margaret - Article on this martyr, d.
Margaret was crushed to death for the crime of harboring priests Cloister - The English equivalent of the Latin word clausura from claudere, 'to shut up' Cloths, Altar - The custom of using three altar-cloths began probably in the ninth century, but at present it is of strict obligation for the licit Church history chapter 2 and sacraments essay of Mass Clotilda, Saint - Queen of the Franks, wife of King Clovis I and grandmother of St.
Martin of Tours and instrumental in the conversion of the Franks, she died in Clovis - King of the Salic Franks Cloyne, Diocese of - Comprises the northern half of County Cork Cluny, Congregation of - The earliest reform, which became practically a distinct order, within the Benedictine family Codex - The name given to a manuscript in leaf form, distinguishing it from a roll Codex Alexandrinus - Greek manuscript of the Old and New Testaments, so named because it was brought to Europe from Alexandria and had been the property of the patriarch of that see Codex Bezae - Greek, New Testament manuscript Codex Sinaiticus - A Greek manuscript of the Old and New Testaments, of the greatest antiquity and value; found on Mount Sinai, in St.
Catherine's Monastery, by Constantine Tischendorf Codex Vaticanus - A quarto volume written in uncial letters of the fourth century Co-education - The term is now generally reserved to the practice of educating the sexes together; but even in this sense it has a variety of meanings Coemgen, Saint - Abbot of Glendalough, d.
Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome Colours, Liturgical - The Church directs that the vestments worn by ministers, and the drapery used in the decoration of the altar should correspond in colour to that which is prescribed for the Office of the day Columba, Saint - Also known as Columcille.
Long article on the Irish-born monk, founder and abbot of Iona. He died in Columbanus, Saint - Irish-born abbot of Luxeuil and Bobbio, author of a monastic rule and of a penitential, d.
Biography Columbus, Christopher - Lengthy biographical article on the explorer Column - Architectural term for a supporting pillar Commandments of the Church - Article includes: Modern Catholic; and V. Confession, Seal of - 'Let the priest who dares to make known the sins of his penitent be deposed The rite is briefly described, and the minister, matter, form, recipient, effects, necessity and sponsors are detailed Confiteor - A general confession of sins; it is used in the Roman Rite at the beginning of Mass and on various other occasions as a preparation for the reception of some grace Confraternity Sodality - A voluntary association of the faithful, established and guided by competent ecclesiastical authority for the promotion of special works of Christian charity or piety Confraternity of Christian Doctrine - An association established at Rome in for the purpose of giving religions instruction Confucianism - An article by Charles F.
In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations are determined Contract, The Social - Includes contents and critique Contractus, Hermann - Chronicler, mathematician, and poet Contrition - Lat.
Francis Conversion - Refers to a moral change, a turning or returning to God and to the true religion Cope - A vestment which may most conveniently be described as a long liturgical mantle, open in front and fastened at the breast with a band or clasp Copernicus, Nicolaus - Latinized form of Niclas Kopernik, the name of the founder of the heliocentric planetary theory; born at Torun Thorn19 February,died at Frauenburg, 24 May, Coptic Persecutions - During the first two centuries the Church of Alexandria seems to have been freer from official persecution at the hands of the Roman Government than its sister churches of Rome and Antioch.
Coptic Versions of the Bible - At least parts of Scripture were translated into all four dialects of the Coptic language, though there is some debate about which of the Coptic versions is oldest Corinth - A titular archiepiscopal see of Greece Corinthians, Epistles to the - The historical and internal evidence that they were written by St.
Paul is overwhelmingly strong Cornelius - A centurion of the Italic cohort, whose conversion at Caesarea with his household is related in Acts 10 Cornelius, Pope - Had to contend with the antipope Novatian.
When persecution broke out, Cornelius was exiled, and he died a martyr in Corner Stone - Rite regarding the blessing and laying of the Foundation Stone for the building of a church Cornice - The uppermost division of the entablature, the representative of the roof, of an order, consisting of projecting mouldings and blocks, usually divisible into bed-moulding, corona, and gutter Coronado, Francisco Vasquez de - Explorer, b.
It differs from cosmology, or the science of the universe, in this: Counsels, Evangelical - The difference between a precept and a counsel lies in this, that the precept is a matter of necessity while the counsel is left to the free choice of the person to whom it is proposed Counter-Reformation, The - Denotes the period of Catholic revival from the pontificate of Pope Pius IV in to the close of the Thirty Years' War, Cousin, Germain, Saint - Sickly, pious shepherdess, cruelly treated by her stepmother.
Germaine died inat the age of 22 Covenant, Ark of the - A kind of chest, measuring two cubits and a half in length, a cubit and a half in breadth, and a cubit and a half in height Covetousness - Generally, an unreasonable desire for what we do not possess Cowl - A hood worn in many religious orders Creation - Like other words of the same ending, the term creation signifies both an action and the object or effect thereof.
Crypt - The word originally meant a hidden place, natural or artificial, suitable for the concealment of persons or things Cuba - The largest and westernmost island of the West Indies Culdees - In the Irish language the word was written Ceile-De, meaning companion, or even spouse, of God, with the Latin equivalent in the plural, Colidei, anglicized into Culdees; in Scotland it was often written Kelidei Cult, Disparity of - A diriment impediment introduced by the Church to safeguard the sanctity of the Sacrament of Marriage Cuncolim, Martyrs of - On Monday, 25 July, N.
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Chapter 2. A Sanctuary No More: Churches as Places of Identity and Genocide. and even held mock ceremonies in imitation of the Christian sacraments. They would beat the priests When they could discover no weapons in Churches, they would sometimes arm the bishops and priests with guns.
Sacraments – An Essay By: Iain A. Emberson Date: 20 October 1. Outline 1. Introduction 2. Sacraments - Definitions and History 3.
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Marriage in the Roman Catholic Church, also called matrimony, is the "covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life and which is ordered by its nature to the good of the spouses and the procreation and education of offspring", and which "has been raised by Christ the Lord to the dignity of a sacrament between the baptised.".