Changes and Complaints (Vocab (TEMPORAL POWER:Power of Bishops and Popes.,…
Changes and Complaints
Changes affecting the church
Disruption of class system
Medieval society was made of the clergy, nobility, and peasants
Increase of trade made capitalism more popular.
Scholars reached back to the classical period to learn and adapt that way of living.
Philosophy that human intellect was a powerful force for change and improvement
Believed there was only Europe, Africa, and Asia
Explorations made them find out that there was much more to Earth.
Complaints against the church
Problems with popes
1378-1417 two popes claimed power. 1417, people agreed on candidate and kicked out the others.
Popes used indulgences to pay for things in the church and to get rich. Making them very corrupt.
Popes and Cardinals were like kings. Even having their own army.
Bishops held multiple offices and became very corrupt from money. Baught their way into office.
TEMPORAL POWER:Power of Bishops and Popes.
CLERGY: The body of all people who do duties for the church
CARDINALS:Leading dignitary of roman catholic church.
HUMANISM:New culture and intellectual movement
BISHOPRIC:Office or rank of a Bishop
BISHOP:A senior member of christian clergy.
SIMONY: Buying or selling privileges
PURGATORY: The place Catholics believe you go to work off your sins.
NEPOTISM:People in power giving special privileges such as jobs to friends or loved ones.
INDULGENCE: The Pope making people pay for the sins they commit so the church can get rich.
PAPAL SCHISM:When two popes took complete power.
IMPEACHED:Losing power when doing something wrong.