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Year 8: Church History: The Great Schism (1054)

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The Great Schism (1054)

Interchangeably called the East/West Schism, the Great Schism or the Schism of 1054, it lead to the formal severing of Eastern Orthodoxy from Roman Catholicism. 

Britannica School (Loreto resource)

The Great Schism of 1054: How the Church Became Divided

The Great Schism (1054)

Map showing the religious distribution of the Catholic and Orthodox church after the Great Schism of 1054

Geographical distribution of the Catholic Church and Orthodox Church after the Great Schism