Decline Church Power & 100 Year War
By: Adrian De la Garza, Clayton Peck, and Sam Barrick
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Decline of Church Power
The court would eventually move back to Rome under Pope Gregory. But, after his death there was still problems with the church and the people of Rome. The mostly French council of Cardinals elected a Italian Pope, Pope Urban, to take his place. He made major reforms towards the cardinals upsetting them greatly. The cardinals came back and said that the election of Pope Urban was invalid and then elected Pope Clement. The church would eventually move back to Avignon because of this. Pope Urban would not accept this and got new cardinals to replace the French ones that went with Pope Clement. This would begin the Great Schism.