Triumphs and Tragedies – 13
During the twelfth century the reform movement begun the century before moves into full gear. Motivated by the monastic movement which is also going through reform, the pope establish an administrative and legal machine that unites Europe and provides a foundation for the expansion and consolidation of papal power.
This movement in the church begins as a spiritual renewal and reform and includes theological and administrative reform. But this new power of the papacy also attracts conflict with the secular powers…
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