Who moved the head of the Catholic Church to Constantinople?
The catholic church was never moved to constantinople, emperor constatine kept the church in Rome but moved the capitol to Constantinople. The SPRQ's belief of the church for salvation and emotional comfort kept the eastern empire alive for as long as it did, though it ultimately fell.
Most medieval Christians were Catholic and the head of the Catholic Church was the Pope. Popes were usually located in Rome, but there were times when they were in residence elsewhere. The head of the Eastern Orthodox Church, which was divided from the Roman Catholic Church in 1054, was in Constantinople. There were other church sects but they were much smaller.
The head of the Catholic Church was the pope. In 1054, the Catholic Church divided into the Roman Catholic Church, headed by the pope, and the Eastern Orthodox Church, headed by the patriarch of Constantinople. There were many other churches as well, through the entire time, but they were small, and varied in their leadership.
The pope is the head of the Catholic Church. There is only one Catholic Church and it is not a sect. To be a Catholic Church, a church must be in union with the pope. If they are not in union with the pope, they are not Catholic.
Jesus Christ is the invisible head of the Catholic Church.
Jesus Christ is the invisible head of the Catholic Church. The Pope, the Bishop of Rome, is the visible head of the Catholic Church.
The head Quarters of the Roman Catholic church is The Vatican Rome
Pope Benedict is head of the Catholic Church. However he is also head of all of the other Rites/Churches which are in Union with Rome (The Uniates). So he is head of the following "Churches": Armenian Catholic Church Byzantine Catholic Church Chaldean Catholic Church (East Syrian) Coptic Catholic Church Ethiopian Catholic Church Maronite Church Melkite Catholic Church Roman Catholic Church Romanian Catholic Church Russian Catholic Church Ruthenian Catholic Church Syro-Malabar Catholic Church Ukrania Catholic Church… Read More
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.
The head of the Catholic Church, the Pope, lives in Vatican City, Italy.
First of all, there is no "Roman Catholic Church" outside the diocese of Rome. The rest of the Church is just know as the Catholic Church. Secondly, the head of the Church is Our Blessed Lord who is everywhere, but resides especially in the Tabernacle in each Catholic Church or chapel. His representative on earth is the Holy Father, who usually resides in Rome, in Vatican City - which is its own nation-state within Rome.
The Pope is head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Until 1054, the year of the Great Schism, there were five patriarchates, or seats of authority, of the Church founded by Christ: Rome, Constantinople, Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem. After the Schism, the Patriarch of Rome became the Pope of the, from that point on, Catholic Church. All the other Patriarchates continued as the Orthodox Christian Church. Constantinople was never Roman Catholic. The Greek Orthodox Christian Church in Constantinople/Istanbul is currently under attack by the Muslim… Read More
Pope Benedict XVI is the head of the Catholic Church
Henry broke away from the catholic church and established the Church of England with himself as head.
Methodist church has only two sacraments whereas the catholic church has seven sacraments. Besides, the catholic church is hierarchical with the pope as the head, whereas the Methodist church is representative and has no church head.
What name was given to the head of that church now called the Roman Catholic Church who normally resides in Rome?
The head of the Roman Catholic Church is called the Pope.
The pope is the bishop of Rome and pope, the earthly head of the Catholic Church.
The Pope was the head of the Catholic Church. After the East-West Schism, he was the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
The "magisterium" or teaching authority of the Church has the pope as its head. By name Pope Benedict XVI is the head. Jesus Christ is head of the Catholic Church through his vicar on earth the pope.
There is no such thing as the "Vatican Catholic Church." The current head of the Roman Catholic Church is Pope Benedict XVI (since April 2005). Update: As of March 13, 2013, Pope Francis is the current head of the Catholic Church.
The Pope is the Vicar of Christ on earth, and the visible head of His Church, the Catholic Church.
The head of the Eastern Orthodox Church is Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople.
The head of the Catholic Church is the Pope, who is in Vatican City, Rome, Italy.
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The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople is considered the spiritual leader of Orthodox Christians; however, this position is not analogous to that of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. As the Orthodox Church considers Jesus Christ the head of the Church, the Ecumenical Patriarch is simply considered as 'first among equals.' The Patriarchs of Alexandria, Antioch, and Jerusalem then follow the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in seniority respectively.
The current head of the Catholic Church is Pope Francis who was elected on March 13, 2013.
Pope Benedict is the visible head of the Catholic Church and the vicar of Christ. Christ is the true head. The pope represents him and makes Church laws on His behalf.
According to Catholic tradition and the Bible, the Apostle Peter was chosen to head the Church after the ascension of Christ and was the first of an unbroken chain of popes leading the Roman Catholic church.
Roman Catholic Answer Jesus Christ is the head religious figure of the Catholic Church.
No, the Pope is the head of the Roman Catholic church. The Ecumenical Patriarch is the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
As of March 19, 2013, Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church.
As of March 2013, Pope Francis is the leader of the Catholic Church.
The Pope, residing in Rome, Italy, is the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Byzantine Church was used for worship. Following the death of the Roman Emperor Constantine, the Roman Empire split into the Roman Empire and the Byzantine Empire. Eventually, the Bishop of Rome became the head of the church in the Roman Empire. Over the years, that church became the Roman Catholic Church. The Bishop of Constantinople became the head of the Byzantine Church. That church evolved into the Greek Orthodox Church and still exists today.
The patriarch is the head of the Orthodox church. It is currently Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople.
The leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church is currently Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople.
No she was as Catholic as the Queen of England who is the head of the Church of England The above is confusing : the answer is No. She was not Roman Catholic However she was of the Church of England which is an of shoot of the catholic church and is to this day still negotiating with the Roman catholic church on reunification.
Except for a period of about 7 decades when the pope moved to Avignon, France, the pope has always been in Rome, Italy.
The Pope is the head of the Catholic Church
The head of the Roman Catholic Church was the Pope in Rome. After the Great Schism in 1054, the Church was divided, with the eastern half headed by the Patriarch of Constantinople in that city. There was an additional schism called the Western Schism, from 1378 to 1417, when for political reasons there was one pope in Rome and another in Avignon, France.
The pope is the head of the Catholic Church. The current pope is Pope Benedict XVI.
The head of the Roman Catholic Church, called the pope, is located in Rome, in the Vatican.
The pope is the head of the entire Christian Church. However, only the Catholic Church recognizes that leadership.
The pope is the spiritual leader of the Catholic Church.
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Roman Catholic Answer You are probably not going to believe this, but the pope of the Roman Catholic Church is actually a Roman Catholic.
During the Middle Ages, there were two primary centers of Christianity, Rome and Constantinople, which had been the capitals of the Roman Empire. The main body of the Church was united, more or less, until the Great Schism of 1054, when the Roman Catholic Church remained in Rome, and the Eastern Orthodox Church prevailed in Constantinople. There were other, smaller, branches of Christianity, such as the Coptic Orthodox Church, and the Oriental Orthodox Church, which… Read More
The answer is the Pope because he's the visible head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Jesus is the head of the Catholic church. As the head he is our leader.