But the king intervened and the existing interim was indefinitely prolonged.
Then began a religious interim, which was gradually prolonged for ten years, during which time Protestantism in Poland flourished exceedingly.
After the issue of the Interim in May 1548.
Meanwhile Maurice had refused to recognize the Interim issued from Augsburg in May 1548 as binding on Saxony; but a compromise was arranged on the basis of which the Leipzig Interim was drawn up for his lands.
This modification was known as the Leipzig Interim; its advocates were stigmatized as Adiaphorists.