The date is April 12, 1633. Galileo is charged with heresy by the Holy Roman Inquisition. Specifically, he is accused of teaching the heliocentric system or that the planets revolve around the sun and not the earth as the Catholic Church has always taught.
Join the OSS World History class as they embark on the trial of the century. Can’t listen to our feed? Follow the trial LIVE on twitter by following @trialofgalileo
Leanne Young – Orillia Secondary School