Christos Progressa

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The Church of Christos Progressa (originally Helvetic Christianity) originated in the Allied States of Helvetic Confederation during the early part of the 14th Century. At this time, the Helvetic nation had just unified under a centralized government. Helvetians, feeling distanced from Haaksbergen, Twente (The Vatican of Europe), and disgruntled with the management of Twentish Catholicism, began to develop a more provincial order. In AD 1535, the Helvetic Christian Church officially broke from the Twentish Catholic. The Helvetic Christian Church moved away from the idea of a centralized papacy towards an individualistic outlook that revolved around personal interpretation of the Bible. As such, the Helvetic Christians, now known as Christos Progressives, developed a religion operated on a far more local level and only guided as a whole by a council known as the Directory of Fundamentals, which met only on rare occasions and made very few religious regulations. The modern Church of Christos Progressa does not resemble other Churches. There are no masses or services as are found in other churches. Rather, weekly gatherings more closely resemble large discussion groups. Members gather to discuss their faith, their Biblical interpretations, and whatever else they would choose to speak. This has lead to a Church very open to new ideas and very able to adjust to cultural change. The Church of Christos Progressa is the largest Christian sect in the Helvetic Confederation.