Reformation

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Europeans begin calling for a reformation

1500

Luther nails 95 Theses to door of Wittenberg Church

October 31, 1517

Diet of Worms

1521

Huldrych Zwingli establishes a theocracy in Zurich

1525

Henry VII asks the pope for a divorce from Catherine

1527

Act of Supremacy passed, making Henry head of English Church instead of Pope

1534

Calvin publishes "The Institution of the Christian Religion"

1536

Jesuits were founded by Ignatius of Loyola

1540

Pope Paul III called a council of bishops at Trent

1545

Charles V and German princes signed the Peace of Augsburg

1555