Council of Trent


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Council of Trent

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(Roman Catholic Church) the council of the Roman Catholic Church that met between 1545 and 1563 at Trent in S Tyrol. Reacting against the Protestants, it reaffirmed traditional Catholic beliefs and formulated the ideals of the Counter-Reformation
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Noun1.Council of Trent - a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy
council - (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
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It was gravely said by some of the prelates in the Council of Trent, where the doctrine of the Schoolmen bare great sway, that the Schoolmen were like astronomers, which did feign eccentrics and epicycles, and such engines of orbs, to save the phenomena; though they knew there were no such things; and in like manner, that the Schoolmen had framed a number of subtle and intricate axioms, and theorems, to save the practice of the church.
I do not care to go back to the time of the Council of Trent.
She explores these doubts and epistemological anxieties through case studies of the works of several intellectual figures from the two centuries or so after the Council of Trent.
In his latest work, Trent: What Happened at the Council, O'Malley similarly insists that the Council of Trent must be examined in light of sixteenth-century political, diplomatic, and religious events beyond the small city of Trent, located in the northern reaches of the Italian peninsula.
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IT wasn't until the mid 1500s that the Council of Trent deemed marriage to be one of the Protestant Church's sacraments and at that time it was largely a ceremony for wealthier people.
In the latter case, 1563 saw the conclusion of the Council of Trent, the first session of which had opened in 1545, with the twenty-fifth and final session convened on December 3-4, 1563.
The Council of Trent, which met over the course of 18 years during the 16th century, was one of the most important of the ecumenical councils in the history of the Catholic Church, even if the exact nature of the Council's decisions is relatively obscure to even modern-day Catholics.
Of these ecumenical councils, three are particularly important: the Council of Trent, Vatican I and Vatican II.
In Fathers and Godfathers, Alfani argues that the reforms of the Council of Trent (1545-1563) forever changed the character and quality of longstanding religio-social relationships known as godparenthood and spiritual kinship.
The Council of Trent led to which religious development?
The Council of Trent led to which religious Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Kenya; 2 Butterflies; 3 The Counter-Reformation; 4 The Cavern; 5 Berne; 6 Sedgefield; 7 Italy; 8 Vic Reeves' Pirates; 9 The bat; 10 Peter Falk.

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