The Great Christian Schism

Alyssa Pitts

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Roman Catholic-Respect shown by making the sign of the cross or kissing rosary beads

Eastern Orthodox- Veneration initially rejected, later accepted

Leadership

Roman Catholic- Pope is the supreme authority

Eastern Orthodox-The emperor is closest to god

Trinity

Roman Catholic-Accepted the view that the Holy Spirit combines both the Father and the son

Eastern Orthodox-maintained supremacy to father

Clergy

Roman Catholic-priests can't marry

Eastern Orthodox-priests may marry

Location

Roman Catholic- east

Eastern Orthodox- west

Language

Roman Catholic- Latin

Eastern Orthodox- Greek