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What were some of the results of the Protestant Reformation?

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Some results of the Protestant Reformation include, the development of national churches, the development of the Catholic Counter-Reformation and the division of the single Western religion into two separate religions. The Reformation began in the 16th century.

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During the early 16th century, the Reformation started, as a way to restore the practices outlined in the Bible. At that time, many people felt as though the church needed to be purged of medieval practices. The Reformation was led by people such as John Wycliffe, John Huss and Martin Luther.

Although the results of the Protestant Reformation were not what its founders expected, the changes it brought about were radical and carried over into the religion many parts of the world know today.

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