In the 11th century, already strained relations between the primarily Greek church in the East, and the Latin church in the West, developed into the East-West Schism, partially due to conflicts over Papal Authority.
The fourth crusade, and the sacking of Constantinople by renegade crusaders proved the final breach.
Clare, Louis IX began in 1255 to acquire the necessary land in the Forest of Rouvray, not far from the Seine and in the neighbourhood of Paris.
The Catholic Church has defined four Marian dogmas: the Immaculate Conception, the dogma that Mary was conceived without original sin; her status as the Mother of God; her perpetual virginity; and her bodily assumption into Heaven at the end of her earthly life.
Daughter of Louis VIII and of his wife, Blanche of Castille, born in March, 1225; died at Longchamp, 23 February, 1270. Louis IX, King of France (1226-70), was her brother.
When still a child at court, Isabel, or Elizabeth, showed an extraordinary devotion to exercises of piety, modesty, and other virtues.
Christianity spread throughout the early Roman Empire, despite persecutions due to conflicts with the pagan state religion.
In 313, the struggles of the Early Church were lessened by the legalisation of Christianity by the Emperor Constantine I.