"Vermin" is a short story by Harry Turtledove.
“The Haldols were a sentient species of life native to the planet dubbed "Reverence". They were...Haldol
“The Federation was the governing body of the galaxy. The Holy Mission Church had fled the...Federation
“The Holy Mission Church was a Protestant denomination of Christianity. It arose as a reaction to...Holy Mission Church
“New Zion was the colony the Holy Mission Church established on the planet of Reverence. Keeping...New Zion