Pope Gregory XV

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  • Galileo Galilei Essay

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    made. The world was definitely looking better for Galileo at this time. On July 10, 1610 Galileo was appointed Chief mathematician and philosopher of the Grand Duke of Tuscany. Reassuring to the doubt of Galileo’s finding’s as being anti-religious, Pope Paul V promised support. However, this did little to prevent the onslaught of attacks starting in 1614 by Friar Coccini. In December of 1615 Galileo set out to Rome to put a stop to the accusations of him being anti-religious. By 1616 Galileo spoke

  • Who Was Gregory The Great?

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    Derrick M. Williams Fall 2016 (DL 1st Session) 2016-2017 GS135 Church History I CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 1 PART 1: Who was Gregory the Great? The purpose for choosing him? PART 2: What were his accomplishments? Works Produced Contribution Significance Why or Why not? PART 3: Lessons Learned CONCLUSION BIBLIOGRAPHY INTRODUCTION Throughout the history of the Christian Church we often times

  • The Pope 's Official Register

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    investiture controversy. The document outlines 27 statements of power under the Catholic Church, and it is the first time that a document grants the pope power to depose an Emperor. The document most likely written, or influenced, by Pope Gregory VII came in wake of the lay investiture controversy between the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII. Lay investiture is when lay, or worldly, kings and emperors invests in bishops, appointing them to bishops of the area in which they rule. It

  • The Reign Of The Holy Roman Empire

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    On Christmas day of 800 A.D., Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne the Holy Roman Emperor. This pivotal, but not necessarily wanted, moment in the history of the Catholic Church set up a precedent for very strong relations between the Holy Roman Emperor and the papacy. During the eleventh century, with the Holy Roman Emperor ruled by Henry IV, relations with the papacy came to a front over several disagreement between Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII. Their arguments mainly focused on the power that each

  • Saint Anthony : The Life Of St. Anthony

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    St. Anthony was born in Lisbon in 1195 and was baptized "Ferdinand." His parents were of nobility. Some writers of the fifteenth century posited that his father was Martin Bouillon, a descendant of the famous Godfrey de Bouillon, commander of the First Crusade; and his mother, Theresa Tavejra, was a descendant of Froila I, fourth king of Asturia. However, this genealogy is unproven. Nevertheless, his parents were faithful and sought to hand their faith onto their son. He also was privileged to receive

  • Analysis of Gregory the Great’s Letters

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    The Pope is the head of the Church: he represents the ultimate religious authority. However, as a Bishop of Rome, the Pope is also in command of certain secular affairs, including some military aspects. Certainly, the Pope is a link between the earthly and the divine realms. Problems arise when the imperfect world the Pope physically lives in interferes with his heavenly objectives. Taking Pope Gregory I as an example, I am going to look at his letters to analyze how he reconciled his political and

  • Pope Gregory Research Paper

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    Pope Gregory Born circa 1020 in Sovana, Tuscany, Pope Gregory VII is one of the great reforming popes, and is best known for his part in the Investiture Controversy, which was his dispute with with Henry IV that reinforced the primacy of papal authority. He excommunicated Henry three times because Henry was getting out of hand and the political struggles between the Catholic Church and his empire. Although, Gregory was also despised during his reign by some for his expansive use of papal powers

  • An Analysis Of Pope Innocent IV

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    This source is an excerpt from a letter from Pope Innocent IV to King henry III of England on the 23rd January 1245, shortly after the sacking of Jerusalem by Khwarezmian forces in the same year. When a Pope traditionally launches a crusade it is accompanied with excitatoria, formal letters appealing to nobility and kings for contribution to the forthcoming campaign. Although this letter was intended for the English king, Peter Jackson implies that the missing letter to King Louis IX would have almost

  • How the Catholic Church Held Up During the Middle Ages Essay

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    one thing did, and that was the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church consists of Popes, Bishops, Clergy, and Monks, and Nuns were also part of the Church. Also during the Middle Ages, it also produced many great philosophers (Funk & Wagnall’s, 275). From the Middle Ages to the 13th century, the church played important role as authority, influence. The Catholic Church held up due to the power of the Pope, Pope Gregory’s policies, and the Church was a part of the citizen’s daily lives. In the

  • Pope Gregory VII and King Henry IV

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    Those days, Henry was most powerful king in Europe, but Gregory willing to give him problems and wanted to dominate the state. Gregory was threatened the king, but the problem was that he was without any military power and this made him vulnerable. At that time bishops were important political figure and the main issue of conflict was bishop’s appointment because the Pope and the king both wanted to make bishops in their favor. Moreover, Pope decided to put an end to civil authority over the church