Protestant Reformation

These are the 95 theses that changed the world! Basically, this document, nailed to the cathedral door at Wittenberg, Germany (a common thing to do when you wanted to make a public announcement), ruined the trade in indulgences in that area. Pope Leo X of the Roman Catholic Church was engaged in building Saint Peter’s Basilica, and Martin Luther, an unknown monk, had suddenly stopped the inflow of money. It was this problem, begun by these 95 theses, that started the Reformation and changed the world. When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, “Repent” (Mt 4:17), he willed the entire life of believers toRead More →