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The Coonter-Reformation (Laitin: Contrareformatio), an aa cried the Catholic Reformation (Laitin: Reformatio Catholica) or the Catholic Revival,[1] wis the period o Catholic resurgence ineetiatit in response tae the Protestant Reformation, beginnin wi the Cooncil o Trent (1545–1563) an endin at the close o the Thirty Years' War (1648). The Coonter-Reformation wis a comprehensive effort componed o fower major elements:

  1. Ecclesiastical or structural reconfeeguration
  2. Releegious orders
  3. Spiritual muivements
  4. Poleetical dimensions

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  1. "Counter Reformation". Encyclopædia Britannica Online.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)