the pope

by stacey peebles

The Pope  the head of the christian church the pope decision could have huge effects on people lives.the pope decided to start a religious war or crusade against the church enemies in southwest asia.he wanted europeans to take over holy land the region in which jesus had lived.for many years the region had been in the hands of another religious group the muslim. popes, who originally had no temporal powers, in some periods of history accrued wide powers similar to those of temporal rulers. In recent centuries, popes were gradually forced to give up temporal power, and papal authority is now once again almost exclusively restricted to matters of religion. Over the centuries, papal claims of spiritual authority haven

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