Who was the most powerful in the church?
In the Early Middle Ages, the most powerful office in the Church was pope.
After the Great Schism, the pope was the most powerful leader in the Roman Catholic Church, in the West, and the Patriarch of Constantinople was the most powerful in the Eastern Orthodox Church, in the East.
The Catholic Church was the most powerful church during the Middle Ages, as it was the only church at the time.
In all of Europe before the eleventh century, the Roman Church was most powerful. In 1056, the Great Schism, which had been coming to a head for hundreds of years, split the Church into the Roman Catholic Church, in the West, and the Eastern Orthodox Church, in the East, and each of these was most powerful in its own sphere.
Catholic church or Church
It was the church.
The church and the king.
The Holy Trinity!
If by Catholic Church you are referring to the Roman Catholic Church, then I'd say early to mid 16th Century.
Corrupted by Power The Roman catholic church was the most powerful church in the whole of Europe at that point lol
Because of the harsh conditions of the medieval times people turned to the church because they only hoped to get to heaven, this caused the church to become powerful because it could influence the people.
The most powerful what? The Catholic Church, being the Mystical Body of Christ (see Acts 9:1-5, and 1 Cor 12:12-14) has been the most powerful institution on the earth since the day that Our Blessed Lord founded it, and send the Holy Spirit to guide it. However, if you are asking when it was most powerful numerically, or politically, or in some other fashion, then you need to ask a specific question.
In the Early Middle Ages, and in the rest of the middle ages in the West, the Pope was most powerful. In the later middle ages in the East, it was the Patriarch of Constantinople.
I'm guessing that they supported religious freedom.
The catholic church was quite a powerful political influence. Most political decisions made during the renaissance were done in consultation with the church.
Catholic... The catholic church was the most powerful during the time of the 13 colonies
The main reason that the church was so powerful was because the church was had so much money and land.
The single most powerful social organization in Europe from the Middle Ages to the end of the Victorian era was the?
The Christian Church was the single most powerful social organization in Europe from the Middle Ages to the end of the Victorian era.
The pope was so powerful because he is and was head of the catholic church. In medieval times, everybody in England was Christian or beheaded. everybody had to give 10% of what they produced to the church too. He was given some of that. The church also sold "pardons" and the profits... guess... went to the pope.
Very powerful. The Catholic Church was the dominant influence on western civilization.
What was the western European city during the early middle ages the highest and the most powerful authority?
The catholic church.
The most powerful religion in western Europe continues to be Catholicism. Centered in Rome, the Catholic church has dominated life in western Europe for over two thousand years. However, the Anglican Church dominates much of England and there are many protestant areas scattered throughout the continent.
The Church was more powerful because he had reach to all Christian nations and could literally do whatever it wanted in whatever time.
What was the most powerful church in Europe during 1587 and who was considered to be the head of the church?
Much of Northern Europe, including Scotland, England, northern Germany, Scandinavia, Switzerland, and the Netherlands broke from the Catholic Church and formed different protestant churches, some of which, like England and Scotland were national churches. But Catholicism remained the most powerful Church with France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Southern Germany, and Lithuania remaining Catholic. Jesus Christ has always been the head of the Church with the Pope as his Vicar on earth.
For whatever reason, whether it was a vision or politics, Roman Emperor Constantine the Great converted to Christianity, which became the state religion not many years after his death. Christians converted the pagans in northern Europe, making their Church the most powerful religion in the continent. The Church influenced the kings and emperors of great nations and all the people to the lowest. Kings could be excommunicated, if they did not behave according to what… Read More
The study of religion was the most valued field of study in the Middle Ages. The Catholic Church was all powerful.
The Templars, were among most wealthy and powerful of the Western Christian military order. The Templars were officially by the Catholic church in 1129.
In these times, The church was the most powerful body. If the church believed something then everyone did to. (The reason Christopher Columbus was denied funds to go on his voyages, because the church reinforced the belief that the earth was flat.)
During the Renaissance, as during the Middle Ages and for several centuries to follow, the Church was one of the most powerful social and political forces in Europe because of both its wealth and its inherent authority. Even without a standing military of substance (although it could and did call upon the military power of independent nations at times), the Church was recognized by most Europeans as a God-given force with special responsibilities and privileges… Read More
Church officials in the past have been very powerful because of the free reign that was given to them. Church officials have long been able to scare t heir congregations into doing their bidding.
Yes, most of them did. As influence of church was so powerful among people.
The most powerful factors that helped Rome become most powerful was their army, their determination and their organizational ability.
powerful and big
For most of French History, the Catholic Church was the only or the dominant religion. The Monarchy had been quite generous in supporting the Church and had granted it large tracts of land as well as mandating that the Third Estate pay a 10 percent tax or tithe to the Church.
There were a number of sects operating through the Middle Ages. Prior to the Great Schism of the 11th century, the Roman Catholic Church was the most powerful. After that time, the greatest body of the Church was divided in two, with the Roman Catholics in the West, centered on Rome, and the Eastern Orthodox in the East, centered on Constantinople. Other Churches of interest include the Celtic Church, which was absorbed into Roman Catholicism… Read More
The most powerful weapons is your own a pinon. But the most powerful weapon was the U-Boats
Simply put, King Henry II wanted to get more control over the Church than he had, and Thomas Becket, who as Archbishop of Canterbury was the most powerful Church leader in England, would not let him have it.
powerful - more powerful - most powerful
What incident at Napoleon's crowning as emperor clearly established Napoleon as more powerful than the church?
he band the church
it got to powerful
Despite The King being in charge the church, as long as The King was faithful, could literally take control saying what they want is God's will
They became aware how powerful the influence of church is on the population, when the people started giving their money to the church. Lets not forget about confessions. This was powerful too knowing who is doing what and reporting to whoever was ruler or king.
Superman is the most powerful
earth is the most powerful element
Pegasus is the most powerful Beyblade.
Viruses are the most powerful pathogens...
England cut the communication of Rome.The king of England became the head of the state and the church.No one leaders of the church that has a power to overwhelm his position as the most powerful man in England.
amun. he was thought of as the most powerful. even though all gods had power he was the most powerful
At the moment the most powerful country is America,the 3'rd most powerful country is Russia.
Turkey is the most powerful Islamic country. However, the US is the most powerful country in the world.