Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Love, divorce, and the English Church

In order to marry Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII of England had to divorce Catherine of Aragon, but Pope did not allow it. Then the king made ​​a statement to the Parliament Act to limit appeals. This act forbade all appeals to the Pope, announced the British kingdom, empire and the emperor gave absolute power. A year later, another act made ​​Henry VIII the supreme head of the Church of England, essentially laying the foundation of its separation from Catholicism. Later, in England established its own form of Christianity, endowed with both Catholic and Protestant Reformation-attributes.
So, the English Church owes its appearance to the monarch's divorce.

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