How did the reformation lead to the Catholic reform?
Actually, it didn't. The Catholic reform, from what I have read, was already started and Fr. Martin Luther was part of it until he lost his mind. The more obvious part - the Council of Trent, was definitely brought together in part to deal with the protestant revolt.
If the catholic church had undertaken reform do you think that the Protestant Reformation would have occurred?
A: Martin Luther initially sought to work within the Catholic Church to reform the use of indulgences. The Catholic Church refused to countenance any change, as a result of which Luther started the Protestant Reformation. Ironically, his reforms eventually did lead to change within the Catholic Church, in the form of the Catholic Reformation.
The Catholic Reform was more than enough in the "Reformation era", it just wasn't "enough" for the protestants, as the Catholic Church is incapable of being anything other than the Catholic Church. As the Catholic Church is the Body of Christ and guaranteed by Him, and guided by the Holy Spirit, it is always enough.
The Protestant Reformation led to a schism in the Church, resulting in the Catholic Church and the Protestant Church. This caused turmoil and warfare, as the different denominations did not often tolerate each other. It did also lead to some reform of the Catholic Church in an attempt to win back followers. it was resulted in the creation of Protestant churches.
What was an attempt to reform and strengthen the Roman Catholic Church during the Counter Reformation?
Catholic Answer It is known as the Catholic Revival or Catholic Reformation, but it has long been know by protestants as the Counter-Reformation, in which they call their own revolt against the Church, the reformation. But the Catholic reformation was already in force before the protestant revolt, and, in fact, Martin Luther was a member of the Catholic reformation before he left the Church and started his own. from the Catholic Encyclopedia The term Counter-Reformation…
The Reformation began October 31, 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 thesis on the cathedral door. The Reformation ended in 1563 with the closing of The Council of Trent. Protestantism had existed earlier. Abelard and Ockham have been accused of being Protestants. Wycliff created the lollards and the movement created protestants in much of Europe. Many mendicant monks had tried to reform the Roman Catholic Church. It was not until the reformation that the…
The German (Protestant) Reformation was a religious movement which attempted to Reform the Roman Catholic Church. The Reformation began in 1517 when Martin Luther nailed his 99 Theses to the door of the church in Wittenberg, Germany. While originally just an effort to reform bad doctrines in the church, the Reformation ended up splitting the Western church asunder, resulting in the birth of the Protestant branch of Christianity.
The Protestant Reformation began as an attempt to reform the Roman Catholic Church, carried out by Western European Catholics who opposed what they perceived as false doctrines and ecclesiastic malpractice - especially the teaching and the sale of indulgences or the abuses thereof, and simony, the selling and buying of clerical offices - that the reformers saw as evidence of the systemic corruption of the Church's Roman hierarchy, which included the Pope. Both issues were…