The role of the church since the Middle Ages has been enormous. She stood above the state, above the kings. The rulers, fearing the discontent of the Pope, could not make serious decisions without his approval. The Church controlled all spheres of society, especially spiritual and political. The culture was in great decline. Science also suffered a lot; it should not have run counter to the dogmas of the church. Those who thought differently were declared heretics and were persecuted and persecuted. No wonder the Middle Ages are called “dark”.
One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.