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Benedictine Rule
Benedict organized the monastery of Monte Cassino.
cluny
Wanted to end church abuse. Recieved Benedictine rule and filled monasteries for church devoters.
Francis of Assisi
Talked with birds and animals, preached poverty.
Dominicans (Dominic)
A Spanish priest who set up the Dominican order.
Beguines
Woman's church, welcomed women without wealth.
sacrament
The sacred rights of a church.
tithe
A tax equal to a tenth of their income.
secular
Having to do with worldly, rather than religious, matters.
papal supremacy
Authority of medieval popes over all secular rulers.
canon law
Church's body of laws.
excommunication
Exclusion from the Roman Catholic Church as a penalty for refusing to obey church laws.
interdict
Excommunication of an entire town, region or kingdom.
simony
Selling of church offices.
friar
Monk who traveled throughout Europe's growing towns to preach the poor.
anti-semitism
Prejudice among Jews. Jews were blamed on famines, illnesses, ect.