The Roman Catholic Clergy


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Which of these Roman Catholic clergymen cared for the daily needs of the parish?

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1. In the Roman Catholic Church, a group of parishes was called a:

2. Which of the following is NOT true of the Pope?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Roman Catholic Church is comprised of a very specific hierarchical order that in many ways helped maintain stability among the chaos of the Middle Ages. In this quiz and worksheet combination, you will be asked to identify different positions within the church to ascertain the depth of your knowledge on this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • What position was responsible for picking the pope
  • The term for a group of parishes within the Roman Catholic church
  • What clergy members looked after the parish
  • Where Roman Catholic Church cardinals were from

Skills Practiced

This quiz will provide you with an opportunity to practice your study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the clergy in the Roman Catholic Church
  • Making connections - use understanding of the roles of specific clergy positions to properly identify them
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who is referred to as the Bishop of Rome

Additional Learning

Develop your understanding by reviewing the related lesson, The Roman Catholic Clergy. This lesson will further detail the following:

  • The role of the Medieval Church in society
  • Hierarchy within the church
  • Clergy who provided sacraments to common people
  • Lavish clergymen who oversaw multiple parishes
  • The role of the top bishops over designated areas
  • Extensive power of the senior archbishops
  • Bishop of Rome, or successor to St. Peter