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Who led the Reformation?

Martin Luther


What new religion was set up?

The Protestant Religion


What was the counter a Reformation and what did it involve?

The counter Reformation was when the Catholic Church changed some of Martin Luther's complaints to persuade people back to the Catholic Church. This included...

The council of Trent
- set up by Catholic Church leaders who hoped to improve the church by removing some of Luther's complaints.

New Religious Orders-> Jesuits
- their job was to improve the standard of religious education.

The Inquisition
- set up to punish heretics (those who spoke out against the church). Protestants were tortured and some burned at the stake because they refused to change their beliefs.


What is the definition of the Reformation?

Reformation is changing from Roman Catholic religion to Protestant religion!