Catholic Church Reformation

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As the beginning years of the reformation began to take shape within northern europe, many issues and questions, regarding the traditional catholic church, began to arise. As conflicts over these issues and questions began to grow more intense, the groups of the catholic church began to divide into subcategories known as protestant religions. Once these protestant religions had formed into supported churches, branches such as Lutheranism and Calvinism, began to turn against the very church in which they are new institutions formed, the catholic church, and start a full-fledge war. This full-fledged war became known as the Reformation. To combat the loss of followers to these new religions, the catholic church had began to develop a counter-reformation
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