The emperor appointed you head of the Byzantine church. Why don’t you excommunicate the pope?
Yes that’s what I’ll do. I am so glad I married you. You’re brilliant!
What should I do next?
In the year 1054, many controversies provoked a permanent split, or schism, between the churches in the east and the west, the western churches continued to b part of the Roman Catholic Church, while the Byzantine churches became the the eastern or Greek Orthodox Church