The Waldensians originated as an heretical sect in the second half of the twelfth century and survived mainly in the Northern valleys of Italy. Although they didn't identify with the early Protestant reformation, as they disagreed with the Luther's doctrine of predestination, they later allied with the Methodists (who like Catholics and Waldensians affirmed free will, In a considerably modified form, the group has survived to the present day.
The Conversion of Peter Waldo
The story of the founder of the Waldensians.
Historic Waldensian Sites
The Committee on Historic Sites in the Waldensian Valleys, maintained by the Italian Waldensian community. With an historical introduction to the Waldensians and a virtual tour.
Waldenses
An article from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
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