Reflection. Luther's Reformation. By Fabian Massa.
The Reformation was a movement that began in Germany in the sixteenth century , at the hands of Martin Luther. By the year 1500, the Church of Rome was "The Spiritual Government " over Europe .
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[2 ] It was archbishop of Magdeburg and Mainz , it Elector of the Holy Roman Empire and administrator of the diocese of Halberstadt .
[3 ] History of the Christian Church, Jesse Hurlbut . Ed Life , p . 133
[4 ] Luther Bible was an expert in Medieval authors, had a university doctorate and taught at the University of Wittenberg.
[5 ] CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA : http://ec.aciprensa.com/wiki/Protestantismo # Uwolwvl5PA8 .