Schism of 1054

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A rupture between eastern and western Christianity, still unresolved. Disagreements over liturgy, jurisdiction, addition of the filioque to the Nicene Creed, and especially papal claims culminated in western excommunication of Patriarch Michael Cerularius of Constantinople.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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