Interesting Facts about the Catholic world Mr. Pablo Cuadra Religion Class
Did you know? <ul><li>Is your last name  Zolp  as verified on your birth and Catholic baptismal certificates?  If so, Loyo...
Did You Know? <ul><li>Citizens of Catholic Monaco are not allowed to gamble within Monaco, a country known for its casinos...
Did you know? <ul><li>As of December, 2007, the Vatican has diplomatic relations with 176 countries. </li></ul>
Did you Know? <ul><li>Delores Hart, film actress who appeared in 1957 Elvis film  Loving You , became a nun. </li></ul>
Did you Know? <ul><li>Father Augustine Tolton was the first person whose both parents were African American to become a Ca...
Celtic Spain <ul><li>Saint James the Apostle is buried in the Cathedral of Santiago in Santiago de Compostela, Spain . </l...
Did you know <ul><li>3% of Iraq is Chaldean  Catholic.  The Catholic Church has been in Iraq for 400 years. </li></ul>Fune...
Did you know? <ul><li>In 2000 there were 801,185 nuns worldwide compared to 968,526 in 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003 the...
Did you know? <ul><li>The Vatican financed the construction of the Watergate Hotel and Apartment complex in Washington, D....
Catholic Population <ul><li>In 2003, 9.1% of Koreans were Roman Catholic. </li></ul><ul><li>60% of Slovakia is Roman Catho...
Did you know? <ul><li>In 2003, 100,345 Catholics went to prison for defending their Catholic faith. </li></ul>
Catholic News <ul><li>Fides is the Vatican's missionary news service. </li></ul><ul><li>Marconi began Vatican Radio under ...
Politics <ul><li>There are more Catholics in the U. S. Congress than any other religion.  </li></ul>
Did you know? <ul><li>Vatican astronomers conduct research at the Vatican observatory on Mount Graham, Arizona,  as well a...
Prayer <ul><li>St. Patrick’s Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before...
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  1. 1. Interesting Facts about the Catholic world Mr. Pablo Cuadra Religion Class
  2. 2. Did you know? <ul><li>Is your last name Zolp as verified on your birth and Catholic baptismal certificates?  If so, Loyola University in Chicago will provide you with a full four-year scholarship. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Did You Know? <ul><li>Citizens of Catholic Monaco are not allowed to gamble within Monaco, a country known for its casinos.  Monegasques pay no income tax. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Did you know? <ul><li>As of December, 2007, the Vatican has diplomatic relations with 176 countries. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Did you Know? <ul><li>Delores Hart, film actress who appeared in 1957 Elvis film Loving You , became a nun. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Did you Know? <ul><li>Father Augustine Tolton was the first person whose both parents were African American to become a Catholic priest in America.  Father Tolton was born into a Catholic slave family in 1854 in Missouri.  Prior to that, three Healy brothers were priests.  The Healy brothers' father was an Irish Catholic Georgian slaveholder and their mother was an African slave. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Celtic Spain <ul><li>Saint James the Apostle is buried in the Cathedral of Santiago in Santiago de Compostela, Spain . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Did you know <ul><li>3% of Iraq is Chaldean Catholic.  The Catholic Church has been in Iraq for 400 years. </li></ul>Funeral of a Catholic killed in Iraq
  9. 9. Did you know? <ul><li>In 2000 there were 801,185 nuns worldwide compared to 968,526 in 1975. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2003 there were 73,316 nuns in the US compared to 179,954 in 1965. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Did you know? <ul><li>The Vatican financed the construction of the Watergate Hotel and Apartment complex in Washington, D. C. infamous in President Richard Nixon's resignation . </li></ul>Watergate Hotel
  11. 11. Catholic Population <ul><li>In 2003, 9.1% of Koreans were Roman Catholic. </li></ul><ul><li>60% of Slovakia is Roman Catholic. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Did you know? <ul><li>In 2003, 100,345 Catholics went to prison for defending their Catholic faith. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Catholic News <ul><li>Fides is the Vatican's missionary news service. </li></ul><ul><li>Marconi began Vatican Radio under Pope Pius XI. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Politics <ul><li>There are more Catholics in the U. S. Congress than any other religion.  </li></ul>
  15. 15. Did you know? <ul><li>Vatican astronomers conduct research at the Vatican observatory on Mount Graham, Arizona, as well as at the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo, Italy. </li></ul>Vatican observatory Mount Graham, Arizona
  16. 16. Prayer <ul><li>St. Patrick’s Prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me. Christ beneath me, Christ above me, Christ in quiet, and in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth of friend and stranger. </li></ul>For more presentations please visit: http://www.slideshare.net/pcuadra/slideshows

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