Tag: Protestantism


15
Dec 2017

Last week I began to compare and contrast the lives of two contemporaries: the rebel reformer, Martin Luther, and maybe the greatest agent of the ‘Counter-Reformation’, St. Ignatius of Loyola. Today, I will bring the contrast to a conclusion. If we are to contrast Luther and St. Ignatius, what is perhaps most striking is that Luther thought that he discovered the ‘real’ Jesus Christ in the pages of Sacred Scripture and that discovery led him to reject the sacraments of the Church, especially the celebration of the Mass. St. Ignatius, however, discovered......

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