On 31 October a special service at Westminster Abbey will commemorate the anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. The Dean of Westminster is to preside and Archbishop Justin Welby will give the address. It will be 500 years since Martin Luther launched his momentous campaign against papal teaching on indulgences.
The way we were: in 1517 England, there was barely a hint of the storm that would follow Luther's campaign against indulgences
Luther at 500
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