To my Catholic friends: no harm intended. I love a lot of things about Catholicism and many of y’all are the best people I know. I just had this weird dream where I had this particular idea and I was going to pitch it to Stephen Colbert…who is Catholic so I don’t know why he would like this in the first place.
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1517- the year that changed the world and the way we interpret Jesus Christ. It was that year a gifted monk Martin Luther ran amok and presented the 95 thesis to the Roman Catholic Church, accusing them of corruption and taking from the poor to finance their system. 483 more words
In 1517, a Dominican named John Tetzel began to sell indulgences near Wittenburg, with the offer of the forgiveness of sins. This practice had been inaugurated during the Crusades to raise money for the church. 276 more words