October 31, 1517 is held as the beginning of the Reformation. In 1517 Martin Luther mailed a copy of his 95 Theses to his bishop, Albrecht of Mainz that day. The following year, he published a lengthy and detailed Explanations of the Ninety-five Theses.
2016.11.04 Better Lutheran-catholic relations by Rev. Kevin O’Hara, published by Newsday