Germans still soul-searching on 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation


    
b_179_129_16777215_00_images_DEU130402AA1.jpegBERLIN — The world’s 900 million-plus Protestants are preparing to commemorate a major milestone next week: the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s protest against the failings of the Catholic Church.

But in Germany, the land of Luther’s birth, the country where his rebellion took root, and a place where divisions over the onetime Augustinian monk’s legacy linger to this day, the quincentennial commemoration has taken on a more complicated significance.  

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