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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Epitaph in Christian Orthodoxy is a virtual tomb of Jesus, made in Churches on Holy Friday, being decorated with flowers and containing icon of Jesus, and is carried by priests of ...


Religion; Christianity

The three Pesons of God, all constituting a united body, thus threee persons of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, that are equivalent to each other in Christian Orthodoxy.


Religion; Christianity

An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny tree, and sold to piligrims for a healing ointment.


Religion; Christianity

A tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one ...

Benedict XVI

Religion; Christianity

First German pope since Pope Adrian VI. Oldest to become pope since Pope Clement XII in 1730. Renounced title of Patriarch of the West. Elevated the Tridentine Mass to a more ...

John Paul II

Religion; Christianity

First Polish pope and first non-Italian pope in 455 years. Canonized more saints than all predecessors. Traveled extensively. Second longest known reign after Pius IX. Recently ...

John Paul I

Religion; Christianity

First pope to use 'the First' in regnal name. First pope with two names, for his two immediate predecessors. Died early into a charismatic reign.