The Spread of CatholicismIn 597, Pope Gregory I sent Augustine to convert
the Anglo-Saxons in England. Other missionaries carried Christianity to Germanic tribes elsewhere in Europe. This was the beginning of the Catholic Church.
The SeparationThe Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox branches of the Catholic Church were formally separated.
The 95 ThesesMartin Luther published the 95 Theses as an argument against the Roman Catholic Church's practices and doctrines. The was the official beginning of the Protestant separation from the Catholic Church.
Head of ChurchKing Henry VIII of England declared himself supreme head of the Church of England. This caused the severing of the Anglican Church from the Roman Catholic Church.
The Catholic Counter-ReformationThe Catholic Counter-Reformation begins as a period of resurgence. This was the Catholic's response to the Protestant Reformation.
Papal InfallibilityThe Council declares the policy of Papal Infallibility. This is a policy that states the Pope's decisions are beyond reproach.
The Second CouncilThe second council after many of meetings restated church policy. They than began to modernize the Catholic Church as a whole.