A Christian religious movement in Western Europe in 16th. and 17th centuries as opposition to Catholicism, the Pope and clergy.

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Counter-reformation opposing “subservience of Church to State?”

The Catholic Encyclopedia's entry on the Counter-Reformation contains the following, which I found provocative: For the principles of the Protestant Reformation are to Catholics principles leading ...
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What was church life in England like after the act of supremacy in 1532? Did churchgoers find any change in the sacraments from day one?

Where did Henry VIII find the priests to administer the services? How were they bound? Could (or did) any priests refuse to follow the new ways? Why were only the monks targeted for dissolution? ...
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What day and year was the first public & general confession held in the Church of England?

Was it proscribed in the act of supremacy of 1532?