The Middle Ages –
Power and might Christianity corrupted the Church of the Middle Ages, until the whole concept of “Christianity” became unrecognizable. Control of the Papacy fell to a few Italian families who vied for control of vast wealth and influence. In the end, a second “Vatican” was established at Avignon in France, with each of two popes claiming to be “the one true pope.” Both popes were equally corrupt, and the entire witness of the Church was consumed with sin.
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