How did the catholic church civilized Europe in the middle ages?
The Roman catholic church during the middle ages in Europe can best be described as a church that was a stable influence. This was during a time where central governments were weaker.
i think its the catholic church
The Catholic Church, however, served as a strong unifying force among the states and people of Europe.
the Roman Catholic church.
The Catholic Church was the most powerful church during the Middle Ages, as it was the only church at the time.
The Catholic Church and the monarchy of Europe.
principally, the Roman Catholic church
In the Middle Ages the whole of Western and Central Europe was Catholic. Eastern Europe, Greece and much of modern Turkey was Orthodox. roman catholic when the church took over.
Roman Catholic Church
The leaders of the Catholic Church were the popes. The question assumes something that is not true, however. Though Christians of Europe were nearly all Catholic, prior to 1054, the Catholic Church was never the only Church. The other Churches in the Early Middle Ages included the Oriental Orthodox, Coptic, Celtic Orthodox Church, along with others. Most, but not all, of these were outside Europe, and several survive to this day. After 1054, the Catholic… Read More
The Catholic Church, which divided in 1054 into the Roman Catholic Church in the West and the Eastern Orthodox Church in the East, was the main body of Christianity in medieval Europe. There were a number of other churches, some orthodox, and some not.
Most people of Western Europe, for most of the Middle Ages, were linked by a belief in Christianity, in the communion of the Catholic Church.
In the end of the middle ages, the Church had divided into the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church (with other branches belonging to neither but considered Orthodox). The Schism in the West had weakened the Roman Catholic Church. The beginnings of Protestantism had already appeared with the teachings of John Wycliffe and Jan Hus.
All of Europe was Catholic. The Catholic Church was the foundation of the government and religion. It told Kings and Queens what to do as well as everyone else.
"Catholic." is what the original answerer said. There was never just one religion. After the Reformation, or protestant movement. Many religions, like Lutheranism, and Calvinism were started when people got fed up with the Catholic Church.
The Catholic Church owned 1/3 of the land in Europe. (Source: My history teacher)
At the time of Edward the Confessor and throughout the middle ages, there was only one Church in England and across Europe - the Church of Rome, with the pope at its head. People in Europe had absolutely no choice about religion, which made things much simpler than today. Today we would call this the Catholic church but that term was uncommon at the time; it was simply the Church of Rome, or The Christian… Read More
It was mainly the Catholic Church. It set the standards, told kings/queens what to do, decided what people would do or not do.
Which statement best describes the role of the Roman Catholic Church in Europe during the Middle Ages?
The Church provided a sense of stability, unity, and order. Roman Catholic Answer The Middle Ages in Europe were a time of intense Catholicism. The people were very devout and their entire lives revolved around the Church. Many young people entered religious orders and for the most part family life revolved around the local parish Church. Spiritually, the people in the Middle Ages were far advanced from the spiritual morass in whicht our world currently… Read More
Yes. There where other sects that formed throughout the ages, but they are not properly constituted or defined as Churches in the Historical sense of that term as it has been used and defined by the Church Herself. The term Church applies to the visible organized Universal Expansion of God's Covenant with man. There is the Church Universal, and there are"particular churches" which comprise it. Ergo there was no other Church during the middle ages… Read More
The Catholic church was the "state" and ruled the society of the middle ages.
Catholic Church of Rome.
The Catholic Church Humanities 205 University Of Phoenix Answer Romans and Athenians were in a war that affected their power and influence on Europe.
What are the two kinds of religious institutions that kept learning and books alive in Western Europe during thr Middle Ages?
monasteries and roman catholic church
There was one church and one religion in the middle ages and that was Catholic. So, any timeline would be of the Catholic Church.
Charlemagne is the greatest catholic church leader during the Middle Ages. He was crwon as the Holy Roman Empire.
Slavery was not supported by the Catholic Church during the Middle Ages. In fact, the Catholic Church denounced slavery on a number of occasions and attempted to get rulers to make it illegal. When the English King Henry I abolished slavery in 1102, it was a result of an appeal from a council of Catholic theologians. Slavery existed in Europe from ancient times, and so was considered normal at the beginning of the Middle Ages… Read More
If you mean during the Middle Ages, the answer is definitely the Catholic Church. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the Church filled in many of the missing roles in society: military, education etc. In fact, in many ways, even the kings were subject to the authority of the Church. Some European countries became Protestant at the end of the Middle Ages, but for roughly 1,000 years Catholicism pretty much ran the show in… Read More
The Protestants left the Roman Catholic Church after the Middle Ages ended, during the Renaissance.
The structure of the roman catholic church in the middle ages was first the pope, then the cardinals, then the bishop, the priest, and the monks and nuns.
The only church in the Middle Ages was the Catholic Church. I am not sure what the question is asking about the church.
Roman Catholic Answer The question makes no sense, as the Catholic Church is the Mystical Body of Christ and is thus incapable of being "weakened". If you are referring to politics, then the Catholic Church is only in the business of saving souls. In the High Middle Ages, the people in Europe were united in their Catholic faith and the Church could act more effectively. At least sinners admitted that they were sinners. The protestant… Read More
Catholic Answer Roman is an epithet first commonly used in England after the protestant revolt to describe the Catholic Church. It is never used by the Catholic Church. The question should be "where was the first Catholic Church" as it was not known as the "Roman" Catholic Church until the Middle Ages, before then it was just "the Catholic Church". The first Catholic Church was in Jersualem, read the Acts of the Apostles.
The Catholic Church was founded before the Middle Ages began, and had become the official state religion of the Roman Empire during the 4th century, including about half the people of Europe. Christianity continued after the Roman Empire fell, and the various peoples of Europe were nearly all converted by the time the Middle Ages ended. During the Middle Ages, every village had a church. In fact the distinction between a hamlet and a village… Read More
The Roman Catholic Church was both the religious and the political power of the Middle Ages. They had the power to tell even the kings of Europe what to do. Pope Urban II commanded that the kings of Europe work together to fight in a holy crusade against the Muslims in the Holy land. The church controlled large amounts of land across Europe and were extremely wealthy. Roman Catholic Answer During the Ages of Faith… Read More
The Catholic church was the only church so any religious celebrations or services were Catholic.
No one. The religion didn't exist until the 1800's when Joseph Smith began the religion in the United States. It may be in Europe today, but that is a recent development. The only religion in Europe in the middle ages was Catholic. All of Europe was Catholic. There were no Mormons in the Middle Ages. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) believe that all mankind was… Read More
The Roman Catholic Church in the Middle Ages would look similar to the organization of the Roman Catholic Church now - the Pope is the leader who oversees a strict hierarchy of Cardinals, Bishops and other ordained clergymen.
In the middle ages, the church was the single most dominant social force in Europe.
The Pope was the head of the Catholic Church. After the East-West Schism, he was the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
There was no single view. See related link for an article on the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages.
A member of the Catholic church.
it was the pope
The influence of the Roman Catholic Church in the Middle Ages was a major factor in art and science. The Church had a tendency to stifle science while encouraging religious art.
The Middle Ages began after the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 CE. In the beginning of the Middle Ages, no single state or government united the European countries. The Catholic church emerged a powerful institution and Kings, Queens and other leaders derived their power in protecting the church.
The Catholic church ran the society in the middle ages. They taught that man was born in sin and to get to heaven man had to go through the church. It isn't until the Renaissance that man realizes he doesn't need the church to talk directly with God. The Catholic church set the rules for the serf and the kings. It dicated what was important and what was not.
the orthrodox church
With the establishment of the Catholic church as the only church in Europe in the middle ages learning was basically gone along with the works of Greek and Rome. Some monks still kept and studied the ancient works, but the population couldn't read or write and soon forgot them. The Catholic church also made sure that all celebrations became religious celebrations in the Catholic tradition, so any ancient celebrations that had a pagan, Greek or… Read More
There was no Church in the Middle Ages that could really be considered the only Church. The Catholic Church was clearly the largest and most important until it split into the Roman Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Church in 1054, after which the two were about the same size and importance. There were a number of other church organizations, however, and these included the Coptic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Church, among others, which have… Read More
It depends on many things. Such as which Monarch, which Countries, and which parts of the world. As a whole though several treds have emerged. Western Europe From the Atlanic Ocean to basically the River Dnieper and North of Byzantium was Catholic Europe. In general the Church had absolute authority in this region during much of the Middle Ages. There were times when the leaders (The Holy Roman Empire was often most guilty) would pay… Read More