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Why did the Catholic Church express interest in the exploration of foreign lands? The Catholic Church was interested in gaining new converts to the religion. The Catholic Church had a large
financial interest in controlling trade routes. The Catholic Church was in competition with Protestants over trade routes. The Catholic Church thought exploration was the best way to prevent heresy.
The cause was that the Catholic Church was interested in gaining new converts to the religion.he Catholic Church during the Age of Discovery inaugurated a major effort to spread Christianity in the New World and to convert the Native Americans and [ other indigenous people. The missionary effort was a major part of, and a partial justification for the colonial efforts of European powers such as
Spain, France and Portugal. Christian Missions to the indigenous peoples ran hand-in-hand with the colonial efforts of Catholic nations. In the Americas and other colonies in Asia and Africa, most missions were run by religious orders such as the Augustinians, Franciscans, Jesuits and Dominicans. Read more: ]
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