Meanwhile, the Catholic Church’s training of granting “indulgences” to offer absolution to sinners became increasingly corrupt.

Meanwhile, the Catholic Church’s training of granting “indulgences” to offer absolution to sinners became increasingly corrupt. Indulgence-selling was in fact prohibited in Germany, nevertheless the training proceeded unabated. In 1517, a friar named Johann Tetzel begun to offer indulgences in Germany to improve funds to renovate St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The 95 Theses Devoted …

Meanwhile, the Catholic Church’s training of granting “indulgences” to offer absolution to sinners became increasingly corrupt. Read More »