The Tribes of Christianity – Encyclopaedia Avalonia Vol. III …
Protestantism began with Martin Luther, a 16th century German priest who protested against Papal rule by nailing a list of complaints – especially ecclesiastical tardiness – to a cathedral door in the German town of Worms.
This list is known as the Diet of Worms. Thereafter, German church services always ran on time and parishioners accused of being late couldn’t wriggle out of it.
In pondering this uprising against papal rule, some religiously-inclined entomologists draw an analogy to rare, but well-documented cases of insect rebellions … in particular citing examples in which protest-ants have moved to topple their hive leader.
However, some Protestants object to being likened to insects, insisting that it’s Catholics who most deserve this description since – due to the papal ban on contraceptives – they tend to breed like flies.
 Though Catholics call it a can of worms.
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