The kingdom of god is a theocracy
-Enforcing religious unity became increasingly difficult.
-Religious minorities are often marginalized.
-Religious warfare broke out as groups with differing beliefs fought for control of their governments.
-Vatican City & Iran
-Vatican city is the governmental and spiritual center of the Catholic church.
-Independent state ruled by the Catholic Pope.
-Iran was a monarchy before a theocracy.
-Iranians expelled their hereditary ruler and formed an islamic republic headed by a religious leader known as Aytollah Khomeini.
Iraq’s Shiite leader is demanding that the country base its new constitution on the principles of Islam. Members of Iraq’s minority Sunni community fear that the Shiites want to see the country turned into an Iranian-style Islamic theocracy.