Catholic Essay Topics

Gay Marriage – persuasive essa

Everyone dreams of one day becoming married and having a family, and most of the time this dream is fulfilled, that is, if they are straight. As each year passes by, there seems to be an increasing number of gay couples that aspire to become married. Even though gay marriage is becoming an extremely popular… View Article

Assess the contribution made by the Jesuits

The Jesuits are not only indicative of the developments in Catholic faith and theology but they also made a significant contribution in the Counter Reformation movement. On a theological level, the Jesuits helped the Catholics to express their faith- a critical ingredient to Catholic revival. The Jesuits made the Church infinitely stronger and better equipped… View Article

Letters to a young Catholic

The book “Letters to a Young Catholic” is an inquisition on the foundations of Catholic faith. It is a comprehensive introduction to Catholic theology as a different way of looking at things. Through these letters, George Weigel tackles the issue on what it really means to be a Catholic through insights about the religion’s roots… View Article

Why Catholics Baptize Infants

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that all who believe in him may not perish, but may have eternal life. ” {John 3:16} ‘Jesus responded: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless one has been reborn by water and the Holy Spirit, he is not able to enter… View Article

Catholic University for independent thinkers

Through the intensive research conducted by myself on finding the most optimal university, I noted that University of Dallas fulfils such aim. A University that is known as “the Catholic University for independent thinkers”, which was ranked as one of the top ten politically conservative schools. It has been highly accredited for its scholarly excellence,… View Article

Idi Amin

Idi Amin never wrote an autobiography nor authorized any official biography to be written. There is some disagreement as to when and where he was born. Biographical sources usually hold that he was born in Koboko, West Nile Province, in 1924 or 1925. According to the Ugandan researcher Fred Guweddeko of Makerere University, Idi Amin… View Article

Catholic form of Christianity

The Eastern Orthodox form of Christianity and the Roman Catholic form of Christianity as said to differ on many fundamental issues. Most individuals, in attempting to distinguish between Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism, immediately just cite that the differences are in the Pope or Purgatory or even sometimes the filioque. Historically, however, the differences are far… View Article

The Catholic Bishops

Evangelisation in England and Wales is a report written by Philip Knights and Andrea Murray for the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales published in 2002. Knights is a member of the Catholic Missionary Society. Murray teaches at Ushaw College, Durham. The bishops commissioned the report to assist the Church’s evangelisation efforts in the… View Article

The Liturgical Year

There are seven parts of the liturgical year, Ordinary time, Advent, Christmas, Ordinary time again, Lent, Paschal Triduum, and Easter. Ordinary time is common weeks that do not belong to a particular season and during this time Saints may be honored. Advent is the preparation for Christmas; Catholics are to use this time to prepare… View Article

Catholic faith

The Deposition c. 1442, in the Museo del Prado, Madrid, is considered as Rogier van der Weyden’s earliest and greatest work, humongous by early Netherlands standards and monumental (Kren and Marx). As portrayed, ten figures dominate the painted surface. Jesus was already taken down from the Cross and held by Joseph of Arimathaea and Nicodemus,… View Article

Latin America and the Catholic Church

The Pope John Paul II visit to Nicaragua in 1983 had given hope to the people of Latin America and especially to the reform Catholics. Some of the reform-minded Catholics hoped that the Pope will address on the conservative order, which existed in the regime and even make efforts of ensuring the oppression and killings… View Article

Catholic Church

The church remains to be one of the most powerful and influential social system which affects our day to day living. As such, controversies involving church authorities have always attracted utmost social attention. Such issues are even incorporated in many literary works. One of the most esteemed literary pieces tackling church-related controversies is John Patrick… View Article

Catholic Church and Ultima’s mystical folklore

The novel “Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya is pastoral, apocalyptic and, at the same time, tragic story revealing the complex nature of human relations and ambiguity of the world. The novel teaches readers not to interfere with the destiny of any person not to change the cosmic order. However, Ultima dares to influence the… View Article