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Which belief of Galileo Galilei was deemed heretical by the Catholic Church? a.There are many universes that all revolve around Earth. b.There is one universe and the stars revolve around it. c.Earth is at the center of the universe and the Sun revolves around it. d.The Sun is at the center of the universe and Earth revolves around it.

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Mindee Nelson on October 13, 2018

Doing research, On this day in 1633, chief inquisitor Father Vincenzo Maculano da Firenzuola, appointed by Pope Urban VIII,begins the inquisition of physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei. Galileo was ordered to appear before the Holy office to begin trial for holding the belief that the Earth revolves around the Sun, which was considered heretical by the Catholic Church. Standard practice demanded that the accused be imprisoned and secluded during the trial.

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