Effects Of The Protestant Reformation

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The Reformation that happened in the Middle Ages in Europe was called the Protestant Reformation. This reformation calls for reform within the church. Martin Luther was a very acentric professor that helped many Catholics changed their beliefs to Christianity. The sixteenth century Europeans were highly critical of the Roman Catholic Church and its clergy. Critics of the church concentrated their nagging on three disorders- clerical immorality, clerical ignorance, and clerical absenteeism Many of the people who were charged with one of these clerical immorality were a number of priests who were drunk, gamblers, ignored celibacy, or who indulged in the finer things of life. This widespread criticism of the church did not make an abundant amount
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