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    The Council Of Constance

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    In the hundred years that had passed in between the Council of Constance and the one he was summoned to at Worms, there had been an effective “failure to enact a decree on indulgences” Luther thought of the Council of Constance as a “conference of devils presided over by the Antichrist.” The indulgence market itself had lasted for so long because Rome always needed money for the building

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    even though it compelled the Church for forty years to seek its true head; it was fed by politics and passions, and was terminated by the assembling of the councils of Pisa and Constance."1 After the Avignon Papacy, the Catholic Church had three men claiming to be pope. One man elected in Rome, one in Avignon, France, and one elected by the Council of Pisa. This was very detrimental to the Catholic theology which states that it can trace every pope back to St. Peter, the first pope. The Catholic faithful

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    This huge account that the Medici bank was able to obtain was due to Giovanni’s friendship with Baldassare Cossa. Cardinal Cossa deserted his allegiance to Pope Gregory XII during the Western Schism and convened the Council of Pisa. His main objective was to end the schism. They tried deposing of Pope Gregory XII and Antipope Benedict XIII by electing another Pope, Pope Alexander V in 1409. Gregory and Benedict ignored this decision, so now there were three popes. Pope

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    Short Story

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    After barely an hours’ notice, Constance arrived at the town council meeting. Not long after she’d entered the room, the light in her eyes diminished when the Chairman of the Town Council announced that she’d be the new sheriff of Stanton County. Far from thrilled, Constance’s lips tightened. Perhaps, if it were under different circumstances, she would be thrilled, but not like this. Despite her desire to not dwell on the matter, her sister and mother were adamant about celebrating her promotion

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    The Great Papal Schism The Great Papal Schism is also known as the Western Schism that lasted from 1378 – 1417, during which the papacy (the position itself) was in great divide between three popes in the Roman Catholic Church. This political upheaval within the Roman Catholic Church caused distrust of the western civilization towards the church. It began after the Avignon Papacy or the more commonly referred to, “Babylonian captivity of the papacy” which was when the papal court was moved to France

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    John Huss Research Paper

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    Born in Bohemia between 1368-1371, John Huss strived to investigate the truth in Christian doctrines and traditions. Following the publications of John Wycliffe, Huss was influenced by his ideas and writings in regards to the Church. Throughout his life, Huss develops his own ideas about the Church and its religious traditions. However, with conflicting ideas with the Roman Catholic Church, the Church views his ideas as heretical and sentences him to death. After 100 years of the death of John Huss

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    general council. Pope Boniface IX died and another Roman Pope was elected, Innocent VII, and after him Gregory XII, both who promised to resign simultaneously with the French Pope but they never went through with it. Eventually cardinals from both Rome and Avignon abandoned their Popes and agreed to summon a great council to end the schism On March 28, 1409. Neither Pope showed up at this council meeting where they were both deposed as Pope on Jane 5, 1409. The cardinals of the council elected a

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    conversion. With this conversion the Roman emperor gave Constance away in marriage, but she was overcome with sorrow, for she did not wish to be sent to a foreign country. She accepts, however, thinking that women are made to be subject to men's governance. The mother of the sultan (the sultana), however, learned of his intentions to convert, and sent for her own council. Analysis: The Man of Law's Tale exalts the sacrifice and honor of Constance, the daughter of the Roman emperor who will suffer

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    doubt the power of their ecclesiastical superiors” (p. 47 of “Disasters of the Fourteenth Century” Handout). Theologians across Europe set forth ideals for a church to hold councils to in order to constitute the ideals of the entire Christian population. “John of Paris in his (On Royal and Papal Power) agreed that a general council could depose the pope on the grounds that it

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    “I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life,” said Constance Baker Motley. As an African American in the early 1900s, restrictions began emerging because she was caught in the midst of segregation and the fight for women’s right. In any case, she did not let any obstacles stand in her way, as she stated, her race and sex were never able to hold her back. From her early days she was interested in law and justice and grew enthusiastic for fighting for equality. As she reached

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