What were the reasons for the Great Schism?

What were the reasons for the Great Schism?

The Great Schism came about due to a complex mix of religious disagreements and political conflicts. One of the many religious disagreements between the western (Roman) and eastern (Byzantine) branches of the church had to do with whether or not it was acceptable to use unleavened bread for the sacrament of communion.

Who did the Great Schism affect medieval life?

The Great Schism impacted medieval life by weakening some of the authority of the Church. Both sides of the schism claimed to be the rightful rulers…

Why was the Great Western Schism important?

Western Schism

A 14th-century miniature symbolizing the schism.
Date 1378–1417
Cause Election of two popes by the College of Cardinals in 1378 Election of a third pope by the Council of Pisa (1409)
Motive International rivalries in Catholic Europe
Outcome Reunification of Catholic Church in 1415–1429

What difference is separated the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches?

The Roman Catholic Church had a Pope, preffered to have the masses done in Latin and have celibate priests. On the other hand, the Eastern Orthodox church had an emperor, wanted their masses done in greek, and wanted greek philosophy involved.

What was the event that finalized the split between the Eastern and Western churches?

Answer: East-West Schism, also called Schism of 1054, event that precipitated the final separation between the Eastern Christian churches (led by the patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius) and the Western church (led by Pope Leo IX).

What does the Bible say about denominations?

The word denomination does not exist in the Bible and for good reason. Scripture clearly communicates that those who are in fact a part of the Body of Christ are to dwell together in unity.