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Medieval Catharism

MEDIEVAL CATHARISM Medieval Catharism was widespread throughout Occitania (currently the South of France) and the kingdoms of Aragon, Navarre, Italy, Germany and Flanders, from the 11th till the be­ginning of the 14th century. Catharism succeeded the spiritual tradition of Slavic and Balkan Bogomilism, and went even fur­ther back in history. Cathars lived a simple life....

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Modern-day Cathars

THE CATHARS OF THE 21st CENTURY The famous European Cathar movement is of great interest today among a wide audience ranging from scientists of the history of religion to those who are endeavouring to solve their inner problems with spirituality. We can boldly call Catharism a phenomenon of human civilization. The paradox is that there...

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Teaching and Practice

TEACHING AND PRACTICE The Cathars consider themselves to be the heirs of ancient Hyperborea. Fourteen great holy nations lived within the unity of the Hyperborean family where an atmosphere of tenderness, trust and love reigned among them. Purity, as a basis of sanctity, was achieved by a special dedication to the immaculate Goddess Virgin Mother....

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Mission

The goals of the Cathar Church are to research and shed light on the true history, culture and spirituality of Ca­tharism in the widest sense and proclaim it as the original foundation of general European culture. Catharism has al­ways existed and did not perish. Cathar spirituality is very optimistic and humanitarian in its essence. It...

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