On the other hand, the Fifth Lateran Council
in 1517 reversed earlier prohibitions against charging interest on loans, and current Catholic teaching mostly avoids the topic.
It may not have been until 1513 that the Fifth Lateran Council
condemned the Averroists and the Epicureans for believing "in the mortality or in the unity of the soul and the eternity of the world," and it may not have been until December 1516 that the Florentine synod outlawed reading De rerum natura in the local schools on the grounds that it was "a lascivious and wicked work, in which every effort is used to demonstrate the mortality of the soul.
On another, however, it is a well-crafted and readable narrative of the introduction of Syriac studies into the circles of Roman intelligentsia between the Fifth Lateran Council
and the middle stages of the Council of Trent.
The first chapter narrates the introduction of Syriac in Europe, thanks to the Fifth Lateran Council
(1513-15), when a Maronite delegation was sent to Rome at the invitation of Pope Leo X.
The Fifth Lateran Council
(1512-1517) failed in the 16th century because it focused on the wrong issues.
s later chapters discuss their ideas about church reform formulated especially in the Libellum ad Leonem X drawn up by Querini and Giustiniani for the Fifth Lateran Council
that opened in 1512.
The fifth Lateran Council
(1512) called for reform, but Julius failed to give it effective backing.
It's interesting to note that in 1516 the Fifth Lateran Council
condemned all attempts to fix the time of Antichrist's coming and the end of the world.
This is true whether in the guise of leading actors; individual popes like Nicholas V, Julius II, and Leo X; well-known observers, critics, and commentators like Valla, Cusa, Erasmus, Luther, Machiavelli, Guicciardini, Castiglione, Aretino, and Sarpi; or subjects like the Fifth Lateran Council
, the Avignon administrative structure, papal patronage of artists and humanists, and papal diplomacy.