Counter Reformation Dbq

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During the Renaissance the Catholic Church was questioned. The Church was taking money for indulgences. Martin Luther questioned the Church’s actions. This caused the rise between the reformations and the counter reformations. Socially, politically, and religiously Europe was affected.
Europe was affected by the Protestant Reformation socially because the church lost their power. For all the the indulgences the church sold, it is no wonder that people started to revolt and question the church's motives. Martin Luther wrote the 95 Theses and posted it on the Church’s doors. The Catholic Church responded to this revolt. They created the Counter Reformation. They believed that they were correct and that other people should believe them just because