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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... practicing. Unlike in Central America, where many of those disenchanted with Catholicism join the even more conservative Evangelical churches, in Argentina, many Catholics are leaving organized religion altogether. “I consider myself Catholic, but I don’t practice,” says 23-year old Nadia Ferrari, one...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 7–13.
Published: 01 December 2011
... restricted to the Muslim world. The Catholic Church found a new visibility under the leadership of John Paul II, shaking the communist grasp on Eastern Europe. Millions of converts from Catholicism to Protestantism are reshaping domestic politics in Brazil and other Latin America countries. Conversions from...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... In many societies, our sexuality is the product of a moral Catholicism—determined by such concepts as guilt and sin. The Catholic Church has taught us that sex should be only for reproduction, and all of our desires should be heterosexual. All who deviate from this monogamous model are punished...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... moral dilemmas and, perhaps, even help them be braver in the face of evil. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Argentina Pope Francis Paulo EvaristoArns Catholicism DAMIEN GLEZ DAMIEN GLEZ It’s no wonder Pope Francis is still riding a wave of adulation nearly three...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., both to find a faster trade route to Asia and to spread Catholicism. His name in Spanish, Cristóbal Colón, translates to “Christ-bearing colonizer,” and by all accounts he took this as a mandate. While justifying his actions with religion, Colón zealously commodified nature and human beings—including...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in African communities. Pentecostalism has now grown to be the second largest Christian denomination. With 17 percent of Africa’s population and a total of 500 million followers globally, it is second only to Roman Catholicism. Comprising over 700 denominations and vast numbers of independent churches...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 March 2013
... a church building, they said no we couldn’t, because they considered us non-Christian.” Twenty years later, the Dutch church is closing houses of worship, and the Pentecostals are purchasing them. In Spain, under the Franco dictatorship, Catholicism was the state religion and the only recognized church...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 95–101.
Published: 01 June 2003
... Catholicism.” He country that most Americans care about further identified a third American position very much. The era seems long past when that “the Americans, and the middle-class the nineteenth-century Boston writer Americans in particular, have developed Thomas Appleton could claim that “Good...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 49–58.
Published: 01 March 2003
..., China appears to ognized by the country’s constitution: Bud­ have continued marching toward sociopolit­ dhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism, and ical liberalization. Township committees, mainstream Protestantism. The state Xin­ whose members are directly elected, govern hua News Agency has begun...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
... these distinctions and create a shared political culture. Religion has not provided a unifying glue as it did, for example, in Russia (Orthodoxy) or Poland (Catholicism). Religious affiliation in Ukraine reflected the differing historical experiences of its regions. The Russian Orthodox Church, the Ukrainian...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 March 2002
....” His first instinct was to Militant Sinhala Buddhism is part of a hire a hit squad to kill Prabakharan, the regional political phenomenon. In South Tiger leader. Instead, Kotelalwala, a convert Asia, the political left, traditionally rooted to Catholicism from Buddhism, turned to in European...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 76–87.
Published: 01 June 2002
... • SUMMER 2002 700,000 people of East Timor, though eth­ issue.” Kissinger’s only worries were that he nically similar, were distinguished from the and Ford get out of the country before any West Timorese by their strong Catholicism invasion. “If you have made plans, we will and their use...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2006