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September 15 in freethought history…

September 15, 1525 – Dutch Roman Catholic priest Jan de Bakker (aka Johannes Pistorius) is burned at the stake in The Hague by order of the Inquisition. He rejected the doctrine of transubstantiation, condemned indulgences as idolatry, and protested clerical celibacy by … Continue reading

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