THE YOUNG MAN WHO SHOOK THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO ITS CORE

THE CLEAR SUGGESTION WAS THAT MARTIN LUTHER WAS MUCH CLOSER TO THE NEW TESTAMENT MESSAGE THAN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

IF PAUL THE APOSTLE WAS CONVERTED ON THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS, THEN FOR MARTIN LUTHER IT WAS THUNDER AND LIGHTENING ON THE ROAD TO ERFURT.

Luther was dragged before the Diet of Worms, an assembly of the Holy Roman Empire, but refused to recant, uttering words which are now permanently linked to him: "Here I stand, I can do no other, God help me."

Five hundred years ago, a young German monk began the Protestant Reformation, shattering the authority of the Catholic Church. Centuries later, there are signs that the churches have put aside their differences. I pray...

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