Further information: Reformation and Counter-Reformation
For broader coverage of this topic, see Christianity in the modern era.
See also: Christianity in the 15th century and Christianity in the 17th century
Saint Nicholas Concathedral, Prešov, Slovakia after Late Gothic reconstruction (1502-1515).
Francisco Xavier asking John III of Portugal for an expedition.
In 16th-century Christianity, Protestantism came to the forefront and marked a significant change in the Christian world.
Age of Discovery
During the age of discovery the Roman Catholic Church established a number of ...read more