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Originally from Dominican Order; most influential theologian in Roman Catholic Church; incorporated philosophy of Aristotle with theology of Augustine; viewed life and Catholicism Thomas Aquinas
Founded Franciscan order (mendicant), son of wealthy cloth merchant, received visions from crucifix to repair church, stole and sold cloth to fund repairs, became beggar and preachFrancis of Assisi
Elected Pope at 77, 'Transitional Pope' of 1958, called Second Vatican Council in 1962, Beatified 2000Pope John XXII
Founded Jesuit order in Rome; believed in education of youth and foreign missions; desired to imitate Christ; experienced conversion while healing from cannon ball wound and readinIgnatius of Loyola
Trappist monk, converted at 4th and Walnut; most significant monastic author of twentieth century; writings on his own conversion prayer and monastic life; his experiences are witnThomas Merton
Started a soup kitchen for the homeless; was very compassionate; started the Catholic WorkerDorothy Day
Elected Pope in 1962; invited 23 women to be present among 2,500 bishops at council; reopened Vatican II which was automatically with death of John XXIIIPope Paul VI
Established a church excluding the Old Testament (its God was not father of Jesus); credited for canon (closed set of texts); separation between Jesus and Judaism; Said Jesus was aMarcion
Wanted to reform Catholic heritage, introduced vernacular Bible, believed gospel sets us free from sin and death, struggled with Anfechtungen (spiritual attacks) all his life, beliMartin Luther
Pope during Vatican I; promulgated 'Syllabus of Errors'; defined dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Mary was conceived without original sin)Pope Pius IX
Current Pope, German; not a JesuitJoseph Ratzinger
His radio broadcasts provided hope during the Great Depression; was ordained Priest in 1916; asked to build a parish and started his radio program to fund it; spoke of sociopoliticCharles Coughlin
Peace activist and poet; associated with Trapist Monk Thomas Merton; joined Jesuits after high school; was FBI's Most Wanted for activity in Vietnam War protestsDaniel Berrigan
Wrote 'Dignitatus Humanae' (Declaration of Religious Freedom), very pro-religious freedom, right to religious freedom has foundations in dignity of human person, segregation of chuJohn Courtney Murray
Head of conservative group, Responsible for draft of revelation, semper idem = 'always the same'Cardinal Ottaviani
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After the death of her father, was led to reform herself through prayer; intense prayer led to heavenly communications; wrote about experiences & spiritual necessity for prayer; deTeresa of Avila
'Martyr of Amazon'Dorothy Stang
Identified by the church she lived next to; wrote revelations of Divine Love (short text - 16 visions while she was on verge of death; long text - 15 years pondering those visions)Julian of Norwich
Leader of progressive wing, Jesuit scripture scholar, secretary for Christian unity, Ecumenism - reunion of separated brethrenCardinal Bea
Famous poet and scholar, first religious to receive PhD from UCal Berkeley, instigated Sister Formation Movement, President of Saint Mary's College, Founded first school that allowMadeleva Wolff
Medieval woman; known for brilliance in philosophy and theology and standing up to male leaders in church; concerned with changing the church and politics than seeking union with GHildegard of Bingen
After John Courtney Murray was silenced by Rome, this person invited him to Vatican IIFrancis Spellman
Jesuit priest, known for work at St. Benedict Center, lectures integrated nature and grace, Jews couldn't achieve true vocation except in Christ; anti-semitic and thought non-cathoLeonard Feeney
Sister of Loretto who spent many years teaching; elected Superior General of her sisterhood; was 1/23 women @ VII; worked on issues of peace, justice, racism, women's rights, deathMary Luke Tobin
Founded Pius X society, dealt with issue of church and state religions, opponent of relations with other religions, wrote an open letter to Pope condemning his peace-making activitArchbishop Marcel Lefebvre
Two themes of life: commitment to social justice and need for renewal in religious life for women; neal scale - method for evaluating attitudes towards values and change; saw need Marie Augusta Neal, SND
Recovered idea of charism (everyone is given gift at Baptism); Gaudium et Spes ('Joy and Hope') - overview of Catholic Church's teachings about humanity's relationship to society; Cardinal Suenens
Man with 'hypnotic eyes'; religious media superstar; his show, 'Life is Worth Living' was first mass-marketed religious program; gave raise to idea of 'public Catholicism'; CatholiFulton J. Sheen
Cross-cultural transmitter of ideals of origenist stream of Egyptian Monasticism; á conferences: reflected what he learned from Egyptian monks; Seven Deadly Sins: pride, envy, gluJohn Cassian

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