The condition of the Church
Continuing support for the Roman Catholic Church
was considerable evidence that few questioned the liturgy or practices of the RCC
Church had many local defended during the years leading up to 1529 who followed the public lead given by their king.
H's response to Luthers 95 Theses was to write 'Assertio Septem Sacramentorum' a defense of the seven scraments at the heart of the catholic faith
Pope demostrated gratitude to the King for this open defence against the Lutheran challenge by awarding him the title Fidei Defensor (Defender of fatih)
More evidence of Catholic support- Printing Press…