For advice and assistance in governing, the pope may turn to the College of Cardinals. Vidare kan du byta ämnen till hur många eller hur senaste dejterna i år har gått för er båda. 150 Non-Catholics are ordinarily prohibited from receiving the Eucharist as well. 11 It maintains that it practises the original Christian faith, reserving infallibility, passed down by sacred tradition. Middle Ages and Renaissance Further information: History of Christianity during the Middle Ages and Christianity in the 16th century Renaissance Church The Catholic Church was the dominant influence on Western civilisation from Late Antiquity to the dawn of the modern age. The chalice is displayed to the people immediately after the consecration of the wine.