The Great Schism

by: Abubakar the Great

Clergy differences

Roman Catholic priest were forbidden to marry and had to be celibate because marriage would have been a distraction to their duties.
However the eastern orthodox Christians didn't refuse their priest's the civil right of marriage

Icon differences

Roman Catholic's had respect for artwork of key figures of Christianity
Eastern Orthodox's confused respect with worship, and since worshiping anything but their God leads to eternal damnation they had no such respect for idols.
Roman Catholics believed that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit were one and equal.
However the Eastern Orthodox believed the Father was superior to the Son.