Goals Of The Protestant Reformation

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The Protestant Reformation changed the course of history in Europe due to the people starting to realize that the Pope was overusing his wealth and power. During the 16th century people in Europe believed in one religion known as Catholicism where they supported the Pope’s teachings. Due to the fact that people were illiterate and uneducated the Pope taught them about indulgences and other wrong teachings. The big “religious reformers” were Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Henry VIII who challenged and questioned the power of the Church and the Papal. Reformers like Martin Luther then used many steps in order to stop the Roman Catholic Church from doing wrong and opening the eyes of the people. The main goal of the Protestant Reformation was

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