The Changes of the Church. (Clerical Corruption (Bishop: A senior member…
The Changes of the Church.
Increase of trade
New people wanted part of the business
Made the people rich which influence the power and structure of society.
A group of people that ordained religious duties.
Bishop: A senior member of the Catholic church
Bishopric: The office rank of a Bishop
the leading dignitary of the Roman Catholic Church.
The relationship between the church and the clergy have been torn apart
The pope and bishops lived more like corrupt kings
Temporal power: political and secular governmental activity
Simony:buying or selling of ecclesiastical privileges
Humanism: movement that turned away from medieval scholasticism and revived interest in ancient Greek and Roman thought.
The scholars and writers went back to study the Greek and Roman aspects
New cultures were taught and the movement spred
two popes claimed power of the church.
this caused friction and decided only one could rule
Impeached: charge with treason or another crime against the state
then Urban VI became ruler and then was later kicked out for being "moody"