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  • 1. What is Christianity?
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    • Religion is not a dull, grim drive towards moral virtue but a response to a vision of greatness…
    • Thomas Green
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    • MONTREAL
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    • MONTREAL…ONE OF THE HIGHEST SUICIDE RATES IN THE WORLD…YOUTH ALIENATION…UNEMPLOYMENT…
    • CBC NEWS-AFTER DAWSON SCHOOL SHOOTINGS
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    • (IN)FAMOUS CHRISTIANS
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  • 44. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    • IPA:  (1906-1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian
    • participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism
    • a founding member of the Confessing Church
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    • He was involved in plots planned by members of the Abwehr (the German Military Intelligence Office) to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
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    • He was arrested in March 1943, imprisoned, and eventually executed by hanging.
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    • One of the great prime ministers of Canada, Trudeau was a Roman Catholic, and attended church throughout his life.
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    • While mostly private about his beliefs, he made it clear that he was a believer, stating, in an interview with the United Church Observer in 1971: “I believe in life after death, I believe in God and I’m a Christian.”
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    • Trudeau's most enduring legacy may lie in his contribution to Canadian nationalism, and of pride in Canada in and for itself rather than as a derivative of the British Commonwealth.
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            • OSCAR ROMERO
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    • As archbishop, he witnessed ongoing violations of human rights and started a group which spoke out on behalf of the poor and victims of the country's civil war.
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    • In 1980, he was assassinated by a right-wing group headed by former major Roberto D’Aubuisson as he held the consecrated host up during a Mass.
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    • This provoked international outcry for reform in El Salvador.
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    • CATHOLIC SOCIAL ACTIVIST
    • DOROTHY DAY
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    • Born in 1897, she was raised in a nominally Protestant family and became a Roman Catholic in 1928.
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    • One of her early memories was the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and how her mother offered help to quake victims.
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    • She rejected organized religion in college because she didn't see so-called "religious people" helping the poor .
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    • She first went to jail with a group of women’s rights activists in 1917 who were demonstrating at the White House in favor of giving women voting rights.
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    • She had an abortion in a failed relationship when she was 22 years old.
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    • The birth of her daughter Tamar in 1926, within a common-law marriage, brought her great joy and happiness, and led to her final embrace of the Catholic faith.
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    • She was a single parent who supported herself as a free-lance journalist.
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    • She and a group of women fasted for ten days in 1963 in Rome, at Vatican Council II, wanting the bishops to condemn all war. They did condemn nuclear war.
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    • Her gravestone has engraved on it a design of loaves and fishes and the words "Deo Gratias" ("thanks be to God").
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    • CHRISTIANITY, UNDER THE BANNER BY SOME, HAS NOT ALWAYS HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT- SOMETIMES THE IMPACT HAS BEEN DEVASTATING
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    • 15th century painting of Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, where he preached an impassioned sermon to take back the Holy Land.

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