Because the church had all the power and it was around (very roughly) the Renaissance that the reformation occurred and people were realizing how corrupt the Catholic church was so things began to change and people began to see the other options they had as the church's popularity declined. the renaissance was also a "rebirth" of Classical Roman/Greek ideas (neo-Platonism) and this made some people think more
Because the prostitutes fled into the foodbank, then they used all of the housing for homeless people to flee from their pimps. Then the cities banned women from staying in the homeless shelters because of that, but now its legal.
idk? lol i just wanted to feel helpfull