Schism(multiple popes) simony (buying church jobs) & indulgences (selling forgiveness) caused reformers to speak out.
When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, ``Repent'' (Mt 4:17), he willed the entire life of believers to be one of repentance.This word cannot be understood as referring to the sacrament of penance, that is, confession and satisfaction, as administered by the clergy.Yet it does not mean solely inner repentance; such inner repentance is worthless unless it produces various outward mortification of the flesh.The penalty of sin remains as long as the hatred of self (that is, true inner repentance), namely till our entrance into the kingdom of heaven.
The Scala Sancta is important because they are holy and because they say that the stairs are said to be that Jesus climbed his way to his trial before Pontius Pilate.
"Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God.Amen."Martin Luther's appearance before it to respond to charges of heresy. In response, Luther publicly burned the papal bull and refused to renounce his propositions.
Martin Luther translates the Bible into German
Luther had a problem with the fact the Catholic Church of his day was essentially selling indulges. Luther believed that people were be saved by faith alone.
English:1.Scripture alone,2.Faith alone,3.Grace alone,4.Christ alone,5.To the glory of God alone. Latin :1. Sola scriptura,2. Sola Fide,3.Sola Gratia,4.Sola Christus,5.Sola De Gloria
THE 5 SOLAS
Martin Luther translates the bible into German language.In January 1521, the Pope Leo X excommunicated Luther. He was then summoned to appear at the Diet of Worms, an assembly of the Holy Roman Empire. He refused to recant and Emperor Charles V declared him an outlaw and a heretic. Luther went into hiding at Wartburg Castle.