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Pope Leo X Responds to Luther's "95 Theses"

6/15/1520
<p>First edition of the papal bull <em>Exsurge Domine</em> (1520).</p>

First edition of the papal bull Exsurge Domine (1520).

With the papal bull Exsurge Domine  on June 15, 1520 Pope Leo X warned Martin Luther that he risked excommunication unless he recanted 41 sentences drawn from his writings, including the 95 Theses, within 60 days.

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