You are assuming that the Catholic Church is connected to Jesus.....
Jesus: Love is the law,
Catholics: Burn the heretics.
Jesus: It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than a rich man enter Heaven.
Catholics: Give us your money or see our first point.
One of the Holy Roman Emperors changed Christianity to be more like Mithraism (Roman Legion religion) to gain their support around the 4th Century AD