Pope Leo X: Indulgences And Relics

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Pope Leo X was the current Pope during Martin Luther’s time. Pope Leo was born in 11th December, 1475. As Leo grew up, him and his brother Pietro was taught by their father in arts who was the ruler of Florence. On the 9th of March, 1513, Leo was ordained as Pope.

While Leo was Pope, he knew that he had a lot of power over people and knew that they would listen to everything that he says. So he took his power to his advantage and told everyone to buy Indulgences for your late family members and buy Relics for the people in your home to be safe. These things would cost a fortune to get and every person did all that they could in order for them to have their hands on the Indulgences and Relics. Pope Leo knew that these Indulgences and these
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