Unformatted text preview: For a time there was two popes. In 1409, the leaders call a counsel and here they decide that there shouldn’t be two popes, they throw out both popes because neither showed up to the counsel. Alexander is selected to council. e. 1417 – Martin V f. Pius II – 1460 Execrabilis III) Great schism a. The church is doing whatever it can to raise money b. Pilgrimages became wildly popular IV) Reform movements a. Cathari – wanted to live and embrace poverty b. Waldenses – same c. Dominicans – actually did it d. Franciscans – allowed women into their group. Preachers. e. Wyclffe and Hus – said scripture is really what we should be looking for to replace the councils. The pope should be under the control of scripture. There should not be a demarcation between priests and believers. Advocate for the priesthood of all believers. Followers called lollards. Veneration of mary and saints is silly and superstion....
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- Spring '07
- Middle Ages, Late Middle Ages, plague Babylonian captivity, French favored Clement, specific lord. a.