Why did the Roman Catholic Church strongly resist suffrage for women during the 1940s?
Women in the U.S. received the right to vote after WWI. What exactly are you referring to during the 1940s?
Why did Henry VIII initiate the split between England and the Catholic church and how did the Church of England differ from the Catholic Church during Henry's reign?
Roman Catholic is an epithet first commonly used in England after the protestant revolt to describe the Catholic Church. It is never used by the official Catholic Church. It's just Catholic, not Roman Catholic. In other words, the name "Roman Catholic Church" came from protestants in England during and after the protestant revolt in the 16th century.
Jesus Catholic Answer God established the Catholic Church from the side of Christ, hanging dead on the cross, when it was pierced by a lance. It was later shown to the world at Pentecost when Jesus sent the Holy Spirit. ---- === A Catholic Answers === The Catholic Church believes and teaches that it was Jesus Christ Himself who established the Catholic Church during His time upon earth and following His death and resurrection. The…
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.
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…