The date of Oct. 31 might be Halloween in the United States, but in 2017, it is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, which dates from Oct. 31, 1517. That is when Martin Luther published 95 Theses on indulgences of the Roman Catholic church in that era.
What does the Reformation mean to you in 2017? Please submit your thoughts to Deirdre Baker, reporter, electronically before 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. Use this e-mail, with the subject line "Reformation:" firstname.lastname@example.org