The ways the Catholic Church influenced life in Medieval Europe.
A Coggle Diagram about Monks (Monks dedicated their lives to God, a life of prayer, poverty and silence., Monks were shut away from life temptations and completely dedicated., Monks were the most educated people in medieval Europe as they read and copied important scriptures and writings. and Christian Monks and the letters they have copied has given our generation lots of information about the Middle Ages. ), Monasteries (Some of the most wealthy institutions were centres of commerce., Monasteries were one of the most important institutions in Europe., Some of the most wealthy institutions were centres of political authorities. and Centre of literary culture and home to some Monks.), Cathedrals (Cathedral would be the main center of the town where everyone goes every Sunday., Cathedrals were known as a place of sanitary where when you are in there you can not be hurt., Cathedrals were places where knights can be honored. and Most cathedrals were 100m wide and 40m high.), Pope Gregory I (The pope changed the catholic church, he made it powerful. , He was born into a wealthy noble Roman family, he studied law, worked in different areas of the government and, at thirty-three, took on the important position of prefect of Rome., In 574, he gave up his wealth to become a monk. and Pope Gregory I, worked to spread the Church’s message and authority.), Power and influence (People accepted the Pope as head of the Catholic Church and God’s representative on Earth. Kings asked the Pope to approve many of their decisions rather than taking the risk of the Pope ordering people to act against them. They were even willing to fight other nations if he ordered it.
, Catholicism was the most powerful religion in western and central Europe, and influenced government, law-making and law enforcement. and To gain favour with God, many nobles left land, property and money to the Catholic Church.) and Canon Law (The catholic church had their own laws + judicial system. , To gain favour with God, many nobles left land, property and money to the Catholic Church, which 247became richer than most kings. It controlled about one-third of the land in Europe and had its own courts and laws and The canon law are the main laws made by the members of the church .)