What was the result of the Diet of Worms?


What was the result of the Diet of Worms?

The Diet of Worms:

The Diet of Worms was a gathering of Roman Catholic political leaders, in 1521, that was organized as a type of inquisition into Martin Luther, a Roman Catholic priest at the time. Martin Luther was questioned in Worms, Germany regarding his criticisms of Roman Catholic practices.

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The Diet of the Worms resulted in the excommunication of Martin Luther from the Roman Catholic Church, which stripped him of his priesthood and...

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The Diet of Worms in 1521: Definition & Summary

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