Schism (multiple popes),simony (buying church jobs) and indulgences (selling forgiveness) caused reformers to speak out.
The Scala Sancta are holy because they are said to be the stairs that Jesus climbed on his way to his trial before Pontius Pilate
Diet of Worms
The two main ideas are about God and indulgences. They are talking about indulgences is ruining the Church.
Translating the Bible to German
1. Sola scriptura dicit: "solum"2. Sola fide: "fidei solus '3. Sola gratia: "sola gratia '4. solo Christo: "Christus solus 'Soli Deo gloria 5. "Ad gloriam Deo soli '
The goal of diet of worms was Luther's life, and the entire Reformation, hung in the balance. "Here I stand; I can do no other. God help me."
Junker Jorg- Martin Luther 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 outlawand a heretic. Luther went into hiding at Wartburg Castle.