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1 Have homework out to check (annotation and citation of article) Do-now:Have homework out to check (annotation and citation of article)In your notes, answer the following question:How does religion influence society?
2 The Medieval Church“It is our task, with the aid of divine goodness, to defend the holy churchof Christ everywhere…and to strengthen it within through knowledge of theCatholic faith.”- Charlemagne
3 CatholicThe great majority of people in Europe during the Middle Ages were Catholic
4 When Rome fell, the Church was the only organized institution in Europe
5 The Church therefore became the authority in many secular matters Secular means worldly matters, rather than spiritual ones
7 The Church needed money to support its hierarchy. All Catholics were required to give 10% of their income to the Church, this is called tithing.
8 Church HierarchyPope: Head of the church. The pope is infallible in defining matters of faith and morals.Cardinal: Appointed by the pope, they advise the pope and, on his death, elect a new pope.Archbishop: An archbishop is a bishop of a main or metropolitan diocese, also called an archdiocese.Bishop: A bishop, like a priest, is ordained to this station. He is a teacher of church doctrine, a priest of sacred worship, and a minister of church government.Priest: An ordained minister who can administer most of the sacraments, including the Eucharist, baptism, and marriage. He can be with a particular religious order or committed to serving a congregation.Deacon: A transitional deacon is a seminarian studying for the priesthood. A permanent deacon can be married and assists a priest by performing some of the sacraments.
9 Hierarchy Can you come up with your own? Examples: -family -school -religion
10 Papal SupremacyPopes claimed authority over all secular rulers (kings)