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Martin Luther's Corruption To Reform The Roman Catholic Church

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After the Renaissance unit, Ms. Kelly’s class had then began the Reformation unit. What is the Reformation, you ask? The Reformation was a successful attempt by a monk named Martin Luther, to reform the Roman Catholic Church, due to the church's corruption. The Church showed it’s corruption with their relics and their tickets to heaven called indulgences. The Roman Catholic Church was making poor villagers pay to see relics, and buy indulgences so it would take time off of their purgatory sentences. Martin Luther disagreed with the Church’s acts because he believed that Jesus had already died for our sins, and therefore, started a movement to change the church’s ways.
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