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*What the syllabus says
* Within this topic, candidates should show understanding of Roman
Catholic beliefs, attitudes and responses to the following global
issues that challenge believers today.
* · Vocation in Action
* · responding to the needs of the poor overseas;
* · causes of world poverty;
* · differences between Economically Developed Countries (EDC)
and Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDC);
* the work of CAFOD or Trocaire (long term and short term aid)
and its impact on the Roman Catholic Community;
* Fairtrade.
* Biblical passages for study should include: the Parable of the
Sheep and the Goats Matthew 25 31­46
* · War and Peace…read more

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*War and Peace
Racial Problems Greed
Stop a Dictator PEOPLE OF PEOPLE GO TO
PEOPLE GO TO WAR TO DIFFERENT RACES DO WAR BECAUSE
STOP AN UNJUST NOT GET ALONG SO THEY WANT MORE
LEADER WAR BREAKS OUT! THINGS THAT
OTHER PEOPLE
HAVE
Causes of War
Religion
Religion Resources
Resources
PREACHES PEACE
PREACHES PEACE BUT
BUT PEOPLE GO
PEOPLE GO TO
TO WAR
WAR
IS A
IS A MAJOR
MAJOR CAUSE
CAUSE OF
OF TO OBTAIN
TO OBTAIN THINGS
THINGS
CONFLICT!
CONFLICT! USUALLY
USUALLY THAT THEIR
THAT THEIR PEOPLE
PEOPLE
BECAUSE PEOPLE
BECAUSE PEOPLE DODO NEED.
NEED.
NOT
NOT UNDERSTAND
UNDERSTAND
OTHER RELIGIONS.
OTHER RELIGIONS.…read more

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ILL HEALTH REFUGEES
Soldiers and civilians suffer for People of forced to flee their homes to
years due to the effects of live in another country.
bombings, gunfire and gas There are approx. 15m refugees in the
bombs world
*EFFECTS OF WAR
CHILDREN SUFFER PSYCHOLOGICAL
They see horrific events Psychological effects, such as
Many become orphans Post Traumatic Stress
Syndrome, can mentally
damage people for the res of
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*Types of War
Nuclear War War on
When nuclear Terror
The war between
weapons are used. terrorists and others.
Only ever been one
nuclear war (WWII)
Just War
When war is considered the "just"
or right thing to do.…read more

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Key Tem Definition
Nuclear war war where nuclear weapons are
used
Nuclear Proliferation the increase in the number of
states that have the potential to
use nuclear weapons
Disarmament when a country gets rid of its
weapons.
Multilateral the view that ALL countries
should destroy all their weapons
disarmament AT THE SAME TIME.
Unilateral disarmament when countries get rid of their
weapons WITHOUT waiting for
others to do the same.…read more

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