A time when the power of the Catholic church was challenged and new christian churches were created.
Catholic Counter Reformation
Catholic Church mounted a series of reforms and reasserted its authority
Society of Jesus
(The Jesuits) was founded to spread Catholic doctrine around the world during the Counter Reformation.
Established to reinforce Catholic doctrine; often did so by arresting and torturing heretics.
People who left the Catholic church and followed one of the new churches created during the Reformation.
30 Years War
War during the Reformation that started over religion but was made more political by Cardinal Richelieu of France.