Rome, the Renaissance & Counter Reformation

Rome, the Renaissance & Counter Reformation

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The reaction of Pope Paul III (1534 – 1549, Alessandro Farnese) to the Protestant reform was to summon the council of Trent (1545-1563) and the Counter-Reformation. The most vividly remembered result is the Holy Inquisition which had begun in Spain and which the church extended to other countries.

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