Harsh Reaction from the Church
Galilei had both Protestants and Catholics frightened by his ideas. Since his ideas went against church teachings, they feared that people would stop believing everything they had to say. Galilei had to go to trial in 1633 to sign and verbally read a confession, in which saying that the teachings of Nicholas Copernicus were incorrect. However, even with the disapproval of the church, the people of Europe still spread Galilei's ideas and discoveries all around.