Reformation The Protestant Reformation , also known as the Protestant Revolt", was led by Martin Luther. Martin Luthers spiritual predecessors included John Wycliffe and Jan Hus, who likewise had attempted to reform the Catholic Church. All mainstream Protestants generally date their doctrinal separation from the Catholic Church to the 16th century
Indulgences In Catholic theology, an indulgence is the full or partial remission of temporal punishment. Indulgences replaced the severe penances of the early Church.
Council of Trent The Council of Trent was the 16th-century Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church. It is considered to be one of the Churchs most important councils. The council issued condemnations on what it defined as Protestant heresies and defined Church teachings in the areas of Scripture and Tradition
The 95 Theses Written by Martin Luther in 1517 and is widely regarded as the primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. The disputation protests against clerical abuses, especially the sale of indulgences.
Protestantism Protestantism is one of the three major groupings within Christianity. It is a movement that began in central Europe in the early 16th century.
Inquisition The Inquisition, Inquisitio Haereticae Pravitatis, was the "fight against heretics”. It started in the 12th century, with the introduction of torture in the persecution of heresy.
Martin Luther Martin Luther was a German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation. In 1521 resulted in his excommunication by the pope and condemnation as an outlaw by the Emperor.
Pope Leo X Was the Pope from 1513 to his death in 1521. He was the last non-priest (only a deacon) to be elected Pope.Deacon is a role in the Christian Church that is generally associated withservice of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominationaltraditions.
Henry VIIl Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later King of Ireland and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor.