Martin Luther: Betrayer of Church, Friends, and Supporters --- Question: How can you hate the Catholic Church and the Papacy so much and still get a statue in the Vatican?
October 31st, 2017, the anniversary of my baptism, is also the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's purported nailing of the 95 theses on the Church of All Saints doors at Wittenberg, Germany. Even though many German scholars deny that this particular event actually happened as it has been told down through the ages, it still can be considered the anniversary of the Lutheran heresy and of the devastation that hit the Catholic Church as a result of Luther's revolt. In commemoration of this event, and with a Catholic intent to reveal the true Martin Luther --- and not the fanciful Martin Luther portrayed by Francis in the ceremonies had over the last year in his honor. We can see that Luther betrayed everything in his life, his religious Order, his Church, his friends, and his supporters to satisfy his own cosmic ego. The following are sections from several lectures that I have given on Martin Luther over the past years from his birth and his harsh upbringing to his sti