ME­DIEVAL IN­DUL­GENCES

History Revealed - - ROME'S MOST WANTED MARTIN LUTHER -

It was the sell­ing of ‘in­dul­gences’ – which re­duced the amount of time the pur­chaser spent in pur­ga­tory for their sins – that so riled Martin Luther into tak­ing ac­tion against the Catholic Church. Here’s what for­give­ness cost in 17th-cen­tury France…

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