Updated: 5/13/2020

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  • The reformation was a time of religion and redemption, and most Europeans belonged to the catholic Church.
  • Can I interest you in some bread?
  • No thanks, i was just heading to church
  • Most Popes lived in Italy and were Italian. But the two main centers of the Catholic Church Were Italy AND France
  • Italy always get their people to be the pope, France deserved as much glory as them
  • We have just as much power, we cane rule over the catholic church
  • The two sides fought for power which ended up causing the schism. The two sides elected their own Pope which caused disorganization and weakness.
  • The two sides just fight the whole time, this isn't how the catholic church is meant to be
  • We need a true leader, or at least the whole truth
  • Then you will be banned from the church!
  • The two sides eventually sisned a treaty but there were still problems. The church owned a third of Europe's land and made people pay unfair taxes and have cruel punishments.
  • I don't want to pay your taxes, they don't even support us
  • People began to question the Church and people like John Whitcliffe spoke out against Its power and others questioned its Christian Faith.
  • Should the pope really have the power over kingdoms and countries, he can pretty much do whatever he wants
  • Martin luther questioned the Catholic idea that Salvation can be earned by good works. He believed that he was sinning by that idea and believed that god was a god of salvation. He gained a lot of followers
  • He does make a good Point...
  • God is a god of Mercy, We are sinning by trying to earn his faith by WORKS!