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Protestantism broke off from Roman Catholicism in the early 1500s during the Reformation when the printing press was invented, allowing individuals to read the bible for themselves. During that time, Martin Luther established Protestant churches in Scandinavia and Germany, while at the same time, reformed churches cropped up in Switzerland and France under the auspices of John Calvin and Huldrych Zwingli.

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