The Bible, travel accounts, medical manuals
Textbooks, recipes, the Bible
Medical pamplets, government notices, computer manuals
It encouraged self expression.
It censored some writers but encouraged self expression as long as the author did not go against the church.
It disliked losing its authority as the source of truth, and it did not like being criticized by people.
They preached about censorship.
They used the inquisition.
They published a list of books that prohibited Catholics from reading.
A desire to protect their own power and authority
A desire to get rich from publishing their own works
A desire to only allow church officials to publish their works
To desire to befriend government officials