Church During The Reformation

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The Reformation was one of the biggest times of change in the Church’s history. Before I share my opinion of what I believe should have been done, I would like to explain what was happening in the Church during this time. There were many problems that led to church reform. Two of these were the Babylonian Captivity and the Great Schism. These events moved the Church to France and then elected a second Pope. This made the people unsure of if they would be able to trust the Church. There was also a conflict with Emperor Frederick II in the 1300’s. But the main reason the people lost faith was because of corruption; for example, the clerical immorality, ignorance, and pluralism. The members of the Church no longer acted as clergymen should. They
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