Who was the highest church official in the Byzantine Empire?

Who was the leader of the church in the Byzantine Empire quizlet?

Because of the strength of Christianity in the eastern empire when the western empire fell, religion was very strong in the Byzantine empire. The pope was the leader of the Christian faith.

Is the Byzantine Catholic Church under the Pope?

The Byzantine Rite Catholic Church retained various practices of the Eastern church while acknowledging the supreme leadership of the pope.

Which Orthodox church is the biggest?


Name Area (m²) City
Hagia Sophia 7,960 Istanbul
Church of Saint Sava 3,650 m² Belgrade
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour 3,990 m² Moscow