The Catholic Church (Changes Effecting the Church (Definitions …
The Catholic Church
Changes Effecting the Church
Disruption of Class System
New upper class-wealthy and had power.
Increased wealth and expansion of cities.
-an outlook or system of thought attaching prime importance to human rather than divine or supernatural matters. Humanist beliefs stress the potential value and goodness of human beings, emphasize common human needs, and seek solely rational ways of solving human problems.
-the body of all people ordained for religious duties
Complaints Against the Church
People often paid off the pope and members of the clergy to benefit themselves.
The way the Catholic Church raised money. People would pay money to be forgiven for their sin.
Problems with Popes
There was an issue when two popes claimed leadership- resulting in loss of faith to the popes authority.
a leading dignitary of the Roman Catholic Church. Cardinals are nominated by the Pope and form the Sacred College, which elects succeeding popes
the power of a bishop or cleric, especially the Pope, in secular matters.
a district under a bishop's control
the buying or selling of ecclesiastical privileges, for example pardons or benefices.
-a senior member of the Christian clergy, typically in charge of a diocese and empowered to confer holy orders.
the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
Papal Schism was a split within the Catholic Church
call into question the integrity or validity
a grant by the Pope of remission of the temporal punishment in purgatory still due for sins after absolution. The unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners was a widespread abuse during the later Middle Ages.
a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven.