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What is an atheist?

A person that does not believe that God created the universe

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What is an agnostic?

A person who is unsure on whether God exists

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What is a theist?

A person who believes that God does exist

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What is monotheism?

To have only one God

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What is polytheism?

To have more than one God

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What is natural evil?

Natural evil is evil that is caused by nature for example: earthquakes

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What is moral evil?

Moral evil is evil in the world that is caused by human beings for example: terrorism

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What does omniscient mean?

All knowing

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What does omnipresent mean?

All present

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What does omnipotent mean?

All powerful

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What does immanent mean?

Amongst us

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What is an LEDC?

Less economically developed country

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What is an MEDC?

More economically developed country

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What is 3rd world?

An old phrase used for LEDC's

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What is relative poverty?

The lack of wealth in comparison to somebody else

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What is the sheep and goats?

Parable in which Jesus gave the 6 righteous acts

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What is CAFOD?

Catholic agency for overseas development

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What is short-term aid?

Relief needed to prevent death for example: water, food, shelter

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What is long-term aid?

Helping people to sustain themselves that is spread out over many years with the goal of self-reliance to those receiving it

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What are the 5 basic needs of a human being?

Food, water, health, education and work

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What are G8 countries?

A group of countries pursuing economic co-operation comprising of the USA, Canada, Japan, France, the UK, Germany, Italy and Russia

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What does messiah mean?

The "anointed one" - Christ

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What does annunciation mean?

The announcement - by the angel Gabriel to Mary that she was to conceive Jesus

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What is swaddling?

Bandages and/or rags

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What does saviour mean?

Jesus who "saves" us from sin

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What is a sacrament?

Means "sacred" or "holy"; there are 7 sacraments in the Catholic Church

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What does reconciliation mean?

To be at peace again

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What does rejection mean?

To refuse to recognise a person

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What are the Gentiles?

Non-Jewish people at the time of Jesus

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What are the shepards?

The 1st to see Jesus symbolising Jesus was for all peoples both rich and poor

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What does love mean?

A deep tender feeling of affection