Religion: Moravian Anniversary

Martin Luther had not been born when John Hus, Roman Catholic priest and rector of the University of Prague, thundered against the corruption of the church under the antipope John XXIII—simony, sale of indulgences, etc.—and cried out for reform. Tried for heresy, condemned and bound to the stake in 1415. he cried: "I shall die with joy in the faith of the Gospel I have preached!" Then the flames flared up, and their light has not yet died. Last week John Hus's followers, known now as the Moravian Church, celebrated their 500th anniversary.

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