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What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
Clear and simple terms rights that belong equally to every person
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When was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights proclaimed?
1948
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What is the definition of prejudice?
A preconceived opinion or feeling towards someone
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What is the definition of discrimination?
Treating someone inferior due to their gender, religion, sexuality, age or other characteristics
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In what circumstances is it illegal to discriminate?
Work, education, government or accomodation
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What is speciesism?
the idea that being human is a good enough reason for human animals to have greater moral rights than non-human animals.
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How did Jesus promote equality?
He had female disciples and female followers, he treated them the same as the males
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How does the Genesis story show that males are inferior?
Adam was made first, Eve was from his rib as a companion for Adam
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What is Evangelism?
The spreading of the Christian gospel by public preaching or personal witness
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What is ecumenism?
The principle or aim of promoting unity among the world's different Christian churches
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Give a modern example of forgiveness?
Anthony Walkers - parents forgave his killer
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Give a parable from the bible of forgiveness?
The parable of the Adulteress woman, The parable of the prodigal son
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What is the sacrament of reconciliation?
When Christians as sinners can obtain forgiveness for our sins and reconcile with God and the Church. The sacrament “washes us clean,” and renews us in Christ.
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Who created the sacrament of reconciliation?
Jesus
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How are Christians forgiven by God?
By confessing their sins, repenting and asking God for forgiveness
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Who is Mother Theresa?
A Nun
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What did Mother Theresa do?
Founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation
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What is the Missionaries of Charity congregation?
A congregation that run schools orphanages, they run hospices and homes for people, soup kitchens and run counselling programs
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What is a divorce?
The legal dissolution of a marriage by a court
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What is a Nuclear family?
Parents and one or more children living together
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What is an extended family?
A family consisting of parents and children, along with either grandparents, grandchildren, aunts or uncles, cousins etc.
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Why is marriage important to Christians?
Gift from God, Husband and Wife can support eachother, provides a secure environment for children to be brought up in
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What are the religious society of friends also known as?
Quakers
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Who are the religious society of friends?
An active, involved faith-based community living in the modern world
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What do the religious society of friends do?
Traditional testimonies of pacifism, social equality, integrity and being stewards of the world
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What did British Quakers agree in 1987?
That local groups could celebrate same-sex commitments through special acts of worship
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what do the Church of England think about same sex marriage?
Many already bless same-sex couples on an unofficial basis but there is no authorised ceremony in England.
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What do Liberal Protestant churches think about contraception?
It is acceptable to use birth control, as long as it is not used to encourage or permit promiscuous behaviour.
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What do less liberal churches think about contraception?
Only approve the use of contraception for people who are married to each other
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What do conservative churches think about contraception?
That contraception should be limited to married couples who are using it to regulate the size and spacing of their family
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What do the Roman Catholic Church think about contraception?
They only allows 'natural' birth control
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What type of contraception do roman catholics agree with?
The Rhythm method
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