The Catholic Church: Changes and Complaints (Questions (Did humanism…
The Catholic Church: Changes and Complaints
Disruption of class system
Classes started to separate.
Classes influenced politics.
Knowledge became more important.
New beliefs spread.
Trade expanded the religion.
More people and bigger cities appeared.
Catholics believed they were the center of the world
Problems with popes
Politics influenced the pope.
People lost faith in the pope.
Multiple popes spread the churches apart from each other
Indulgences became a way for the church to gain money
They could restore churches with this money.
Churches had people pay for their sins.
Churches were taken by the highest bidder.
Leaders lived more for the wealth than the spiritual journey
The wrong interests were being demanded to be served.
Did humanism change the religion for better or for worse?
Did any pope ever reject the decision of being chosen through political views?
Did the exploration lead to the separation of the church in a way?
Did the church every rebel because of the indulgences?
Did many popes resign from other pope's corruption?
Clergy: The people who ran the church
Humanism: Philosophy centered on human intellect
Impeached: To be taken out of your job by the people
Indulgence: When the church required people to pay in order to repent their sins to the pope
Papal Schism: When two popes claim leadership of the church
Purgatory: A form of hell. this is where sinners go instead of heaven
Nepotism: Favoritism based on family relationships
Simony: The selling of church offices
Temporal Power: The power of the people in the clergy in a political manor
Cardinals: People who voted on succeeding popes
Bishopric: The office or rank of a bishop
Bishop: A top member of the clergy