Problem is, it doesn't really fit, as Grant mentioned. Copernicus's ideas were not especially supressed at the time. This link looks like a good description of "Sixteenth Century Reactions to On the Revolutions." Its first couple paragraphs:
Originally Posted by Jeff Root
Copernicus's fame and book made its way across Europe over the next fifty years, and a second edition was brought out in 1566. As Gingerich's census of the extant copies showed, the book was read and commented on by astronomers. Gingerich (2004, 55) noted “the majority of sixteenth-century astronomers thought eliminating the equant was Copernicus' big achievement.”
While Martin Luther may have made negative comments about Copernicus because the idea of the heliocentric universe seemed to contradict the Bible, Philip Melanchthon (1497–1560), who presided over the curriculum at the University of Wittenberg, eventually accepted the importance of teaching Copernicus's ideas, perhaps because Osiander's preface made the work more palatable.