Luther protested againts indulgence, he disputed the view on indulgences.There were many priest charging money as a way to forgive sins leaving the priest with great wealth. In this time period, three popes were in charge of this opperation resulting in conflict. As there was conflict others were selling church jobs for money.
The Scala Sancta are stars Jesus walked uppon during his passion and it is said if you climed to the top he forgave all sins, He approached and on his knees kissed every step and prayed, as he reached the top he thought to himself he has never been this close to god.
Diet of Worms
Luther made a list of questions and propositions for debate. Some say that Luther defiantly nailed a copy of his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church.
The five solas are five Latin phrases popularized during the Protestant Reformation between the early Roman Catholic Church. The word sola is the Latin word for “only” and was used in relation to five key teachings that defined the biblical pleas of Protestants. Sola scriptura: “Scripture alone” Sola fide: “faith alone” Sola gratia: “grace alone” Solo Christo: “Christ alone” Soli Deo gloria: “to the glory of God alone”
Latin & English
The diet of worms was an imperial council punishment to decide the fate of Martin Luther. It was held in Worms, Germany. The diet declared the Edict of Worms, which made Luther an outlaw and forbid anyone from helping him escape punishment.
They escorted the Reformer back to Wartburg Castle where he would remain for the next ten months. Wartburg Castle was a hunting castle that belonged to the ducal family of Saxony.