The Pre - Reformation Church Key words

Secular Clergy
Pope, cardinals, archbishops & bishops, priests
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Regular Clergy
Monks & Nuns, Friars
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Laity
ordinary people - distant from Clergy
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Convocation
large assembly
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Archdioceses
Archbishop is responsible
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Dioceses
a district under the pastrol care of a bishop in the Christian Church
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Anticlericalism
against the clergy
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Antipapalism
Against the Papacy (Pope)
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Mortuary fees
paying for the morturary = burial/death
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Pluralism
Holding more than one ecclesiastical office
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Simony
buying and selling of ecclesiastical privileges
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Indulgences
buying to be forgiven in order to not got to hell
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Holy relics
the body, a part of the body, or some personal memorial of a saint, martyr, or other sacred person, preserved as worthy of veneration
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Benefit of clergy
was originally a provision by which clergymen could claim that they were outside the jurisdiction (power to make legal decisions) of the secular courts and be tried instead in an ecclesiastical court under canon law
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Tithes
One tenth of annual produce or earnings, formerly taken as a tax for the support of the Church and clergy
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Concubinage
the practice of keeping a concubine
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Materialism
a tendency to consider material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values
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Card 2

Front

Monks & Nuns, Friars

Back

Regular Clergy

Card 3

Front

ordinary people - distant from Clergy

Back

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Card 4

Front

large assembly

Back

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Card 5

Front

Archbishop is responsible

Back

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