UNIT 2

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  • UNIT 2
    • THE CHURCH
      • Faith and Salvation
        • Teaches the True Faith
        • Brings Salvation and Eternal Life
        • Can be learnt in Local Parish Churches
        • Becoming a member of the Church
        • Sacraments, Priests and Lay People
        • Without salvation you will go to Hell or Purgatory
        • Salvation is the only way you can have an eternal life with God
        • Clear Route To Salvation
        • Salvation is a Continual process
      • Body of Christ
        • Described in the New Testament and the Catechism
        • Explains the Importance of Mass
        • Christians must continue the teachings of Jesus
        • Christians perform a variety of tasks relating to the different body parts of the human body
      • Communion of Saints
        • The Teaching of the Creeds and the Catechism
        • Direct Contact with the official saints
        • Prayers are offered to the dead
        • All Christians are equally impotant
    • APOSTOLIC TRADITION
      • Meaning and Importance
        • Gives the Church the Authority of Jesus
        • Teachings given to the Apostles by Jesus
        • Guarantees the following of the Correct Faith
        • Passes on what Jesus said
        • Handed down by the Apostles
    • APOSTOLIC SUCCESION
      • Meaning and Importance
        • The Pope has the same authority as St Peter
        • The Pope and the Magesterium speak as the successors of the apostles
        • The Faith is always the same as the Apostles
        • One way Jesus kept his promise
    • The Magesterium
      • The Role and Importance
        • Interprets the Bible and Apostolic Tradition for the 21st Century
        • Passes on its teachings to the bishops who pass them on to the parish priests
        • =The Magesterium is the highest state of aouthority
        • Promotes Guidelines
    • PROTESTANT BELIEFS
      • The Meaning and Importance
        • The Bible is the only authority
        • Everyone is of Equal Value
        • Church Guidance is not a command
        • Salvation comes through the Bible alone
        • Different Chruches form if there are disagreements
        • The Prtotesttant Church does not except the authority of the Pope
        • Different Attitudes to the Sacraments
        • No Agreed Church Authority
    • The Pope and the Bishops
      • The Role and Importance
        • The Pope organises the Magesterium
        • Gives Guidance to Cathoics
        • Pope is responsible for the Beliefs and Teachings of the Catholic Church
        • The Pope Gives Guidance to Catholics
        • The Bishop looks after all the Priests and Laity in the Diocese
        • The Bishop makes sure the Priests are doing there Job properly
        • The Bishop is responsible for annointing, ordaining and disciplining priests
        • The Bishop acts as a link between the parishes and the Vatican
        • THE Cardinals who elect the Pope are Chosen from Bishops
    • Priest in the Local Parish
      • The Role and Importance
        • They lead the Daily Mass
        • They teach  the Parish about the Faith
        • They administer the sacraments
        • They provide advice and counselling
        • They fulfill the role of Jesus in the Mass
        • They look after people in the Church
        • Helps people with important stages in their life in the Church
    • CELIBACY IN THE CLERGY
      • Different Attitudes
        • For
          • St Peter was married
          • Married priests are better at recognising and dealing with married people's problems
          • Married priests were allowed in the early church until celibacy became the norm
          • Non-Catholic Churches do not have a shortage of priests, but the Catholic Church in Europe does, perhaps because many men are put off joining the celibate priesthood
        • Against
          • It is a tradition handed down by saint paul
          • Jesus was celibate and priests should follow his example
          • It allows Priests to be completely devoted to God and have the time for parishioners.
          • Unmarried Priests are free to deal with the needs of their parish without being distracted from a family
    • The Role of the Virgin Mary
      • The Role and Importance
        • Role
          • Intercessor of Prayers to those in Purgatory
          • Mary is a role model on how to live a christian life
          • Mary shows how to live a pure life
            • Immaculate Conception
            • Remained a virgin throughout her life
          • Mary shows how love Jesus
        • Importance
          • Immaculate Conception
          • Without Mary, Jesus would not have been born
          • Mary is the Mother of God- Mary must be the most important human being ever
          • She was Assumed into heaven
          • She prays for the souls of Christians on Earth

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