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Definition of Great schism

Great schism Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Great Schism may refer to:
  • The East–West Schism, between the Eastern Church and the Western Church in 1054
  • The Western Schism, a split within the Roman Catholic Church that lasted from 1378 to 1417

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Great schism Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of religious terms
The split between the Eastern Rite and the Roman Catholic Church in 1054 CE. Also used to refer to the interval from 1378 to 1417 when as many as three persons simultaneously claimed to be pope.