Asked in Popes
What king replaced the pope as head of the Catholic Church?
No king has ever replaced a pope as head of the Catholic Church. Henry VIII did break from the Catholic Church and formed what is the Church of England but which is not a Catholic Church as it is not in union with Rome. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Anglican, Henry VIII
Who was involved in the break of the catholic church in England?
King Henry VIII separated the English Church from the Catholic Church when the pope refused to grant King Henry a divorce. By forming a separate church, of which he was the head, he could grant himself a divorce. ...
Why did king Henry decide to separate from the catholic church?
Henry VIII decided to break from the Catholic Church. He did so because he wanted to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragorn & marry Anne Boelyne. ...
Asked in Catholicism, History of England, Henry VIII
What economic reasons were there for Henry VIII to break away from the Roman Catholic Church?
When Henry became Head of the Church in England, he confiscated property which had previously belonged to the Catholic Church. The wealth then became part of the Royal Treasury. ...
Asked in Henry VIII
What year did Henry VIII break with the Roman Catholic Church?
Henry was excommunicated in 1533 and named himself as head of his own Church of England the following year. ...
Asked in Famous People, History of England
What evidence is there to support the idea that Henry VIII remained a catholic at heart after the break up with the church?
Henry VIII wanted to break with Rome, but not the Catholic religion. The Church in England, at least during Henry's reign, remained Catholic in theology and liturgy. After the break and until Henry's death, the Protestant religion was still illegal in England. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Henry VIII
Who told Henry VIII's nation to break away form the Roman Catholic Church?
When the pope refused to grant Henry VIII a divorce, he decided to break with Rome and appointed himself as the head of the church in England. ...
Asked in Henry VIII
Why did Henry VIII break with Roman Catholic Church due to money?
He didn't. He broke away from the Roman Catholic Church because the Pope wouldn't grant him a divorce from his wife. ...
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Did Henry want religion for the break with rome?
No, Henry VII had no problems with the Catholic Church but wanted to be able to get a divorce when he wanted one. When Henry became the patriarch of the Church of England, he was very conservative with his religious beliefs and made few changes to Catholic Doctrine. ...
Asked in Anglican, Reformation History, Henry VIII
Did Henry VII have a reason to break with the church?
Is this question about Henry the 8th or the 7th? Henry the 8th broke with the Catholic church simply because the Vatican would not allow an annulment of his marriage with Catherine of Aragon. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Lutheran, Reformation History
Why did the Lutheran church break away from the Catholic Church?
. Catholic Answer The Lutheran Ecclesial Community did not "break away" from the Catholic Church. It was founded by Martin Luther, a heretic who left the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century and was excommunicated....
Asked in History of England, Monarchy, Henry VIII
What religon was Henry VIII children and why?
Henry VIII had three legitimate children; Mary, Elizabeth and Edward. Mary was Catholic as she had been brought up before Henry VIII's break from the Roman Catholic Church. When she became Queen, she ruthlessly prosecuted Protestants. Edward was a Protestant; he was brought up after Henry VIII's break from the Catholic Church. He was an extremist who was intolerant of Catholics. Elizabeth was the only one of Henry VIII's children to keep the English Church has he had intended, a balance between Protestant and Catholic....
Asked in Anglican, Henry VIII
Did King Henry VIII brake away from the catholic church?
Yes Another answer: Henry VIII himself did not "break away" from the Catholic Church. Henry VIII was a devout Catholic who was awarded the title of "Defender of the Faith" by Pope Leo X after publishing his "Defence of the Seven Sacraments". Despite taking the English Catholic Church away from the authority of Rome and declaring himself Head of the newly formed Church of England, he and the Church, to some extent, remained Catholic. True Protestant reforms would come after he died. ...
Asked in Catholicism
What period did the Christians break away from the Catholic Church?
Christians did not break away from the Catholic Church, they remained Christians, protestants broke away from the Catholic Church in the 16th century. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Henry VIII
Was there a religious reason for Henry VIII break?
Religion was a minor component of Henry VIII's break from the Catholic Church. Henry VIII wanted to annul his marriage to Catherine the Great on the basis that she was married to his brother first. The Pope refused because Catherine the Great was the Aunt of Habsburg Emperor (the main source of funding for the Vatican). Though Henry was a devout Catholic he was enraged at the Popes refusal and broke away from the Catholic Church and began the Church of England...