The massacre began in the night of 23–24 August 1572 (the eve of the feast of Bartholomew the Apostle), two days after the attempted assassination of Admiral Gaspard…

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Today the pope is regarded generally as the supreme head of the Catholic Church and, among Catholics, as the head of the universal Christian Church. Although principally the…

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How does religion act as a conservative force? Religion as a conservative force means that it is traditional and upholds traditional customs and beliefs as to how society…

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The tallest church in the world is the Ulm Minster, the main Lutheran congregation in Ulm, Germany. The tallest Roman Catholic, as well as the tallest domed church,…

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