Protestant Reformation: Corruption Of The Roman Catholic Church

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Protestant Reformation Protestant Reformation was a European Christian movement. This movement, led by Martin Luther reformed the Roman Catholic Church practices and begin Protestantism. The reformation started because of the corruption of Roman Catholic Church. The corruption that begin the protestant reformation was phony relics and indulgences. The church priests would sell these relics to poor people knowing that they were fake and build on lies only to make money for the church. The church also would sell indulgences. People would buy these indulgences with the hope and belief that their deceased family members would be cleanse from sin to enter heaven. They believed that by the purchase of the indulgences this would speed the time

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