The East-West Schism, and the Western Schism, weakened the power and influence of the Catholic church. The Western Schism began in 1378 and lasted until 1417.
The Catholic Church Humanities 205 University Of Phoenix Answer Romans and Athenians were in a war that affected their power and influence on Europe.
the Roman Catholic Church.
The catholic church was quite a powerful political influence. Most political decisions made during the renaissance were done in consultation with the church.
He did not establish the Roman Catholic Church. He established the Church of England. He wanted to be both head of state and of the Church. The pope, the head of the Catholic church had a lot of power and influence, and he wanted that power Also, he wanted a annulment of his marriage that the pope wouldn't give him. So he made a new church.
The Catholic Church was stripped of most of its wealth and influence.
In the 1500s the Catholic Church had a lot of power. The church had built up their power of the years and priests themselves had a lot of power.
Satan has always tried to influence the Catholic Church by tempting those in power to sin. His main goal is the destruction of the Church and he will not cease from trying until he either succeeds or the end of time arrives. However, Our Lord has clearly stated that "the gates of Hell will not prevail."
created superstitions for to the people to scare them so they would come to church because they were scared
The Catholic Church was separated from government.
The Church and the Papacy were central to the community in the early Middle Ages. The Church had a considerable amount of power and used this to guide people as well as influence society overall.
protestant christians and the growing middle class
Roman Catholic AnswerAs the Catholic Church is the Mystical Body of Christ, it would be impossible for any teaching to "weaken" it, or its power as its power is that of Our Blessed Lord. Probably the most influence that humanism had on the Church was the fact that it paved the wave for the protestant revolt, which drew uncounted numbers of people away from the saving Sacraments of Jesus in the Church. For a more thorough discussion of humanism, and its effects on the Church, see the link below:
No, King Henry the VIII was not allowed to get a divorce from Ann Boleyn within the Catholic church so he used his power and influence to abolish the Catholic church in England and create a new English Christian denomination called the English church. Wayne Rooney lives in England.
Roman Catholic AnswerUnsurprisingly, the seat of power for the Roman Empire and the Roman Catholic Church was Rome.
Roman Catholic AnswerThe only "power" that the Church has is that of her Blessed Lord. As it is His teachings that she proclaims, it is His power that she uses to uphold them.
Catholic AnswerNobody. The Church, since its inception; has been infused with the Grace of God and Christ, Himself, promised that not even the Gates of Hell shall prevail against it. The Church still has the same power and influence over its flock as it had in the beginning.Secular AnswerPerceptions change over time. The fact is, as told by those in the church, who have left the church, and objective historians, personal apathy, dissatisfaction, and changing priorities have reduced the power and influence of the Catholic Church.The decline began perhaps as a result of the waves of plague that rolled through medieval Europe, or the Enlightenment period of the 18th century. Maybe it has been the nearly constant wars of the past three hundred years.
Before the Norman Conquest, almost the only English words of Latin origin were Church-related words. These included "bishop" from Latin "episcopus".
Roman Catholic AnswerThe Roman Catholic Church has power because It is the mystical Body of Our Blessed Lord, and He has sent the Holy Spirit to guide It in all truth.
AnswerThe Roman Catholic Church remains by far the largest denomination in Christianity. It has a well disciplined clerical hierarchy, and demands respect and obedience from its followers. The Vatican, a tiny theological state representing the Catholic Church, provides political and diplomatic power unavailable to other Christian Churches. The immense wealth of the Catholic Church can be used to promote its interests.Nevertheless, the power and influence of the Catholic Church have declined in recent decades. Nations that were formerly almost exclusively Catholic now have substantial minorities who hold no religious beliefs. The Church could once expect total obedience from its followers, on matters such as contraception and abortion. Now, the evidence is that use of contraception among Catholics is widespread, and even pregnany termination is regarded by some Catholics as more of a secular issue than a religious one.
His discoveries challenged beliefs promoted by the Catholic Church and threatened the power they had.
The nobility and the king had power, but over them was the Catholic Church. The church was the ultimate power over everyone.