Fourth Lateran Council

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Noun1.Fourth Lateran Council - the Lateran Council in 1215 was the most important council of the Middle Ages; issued a creed against Albigensianism, published reformatory decrees, promulgated the doctrine of transubstantiation, and clarified church doctrine on the Trinity and Incarnation
Lateran Council - any of five general councils of the Western Catholic Church that were held in the Lateran Palace
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The Fourth Council of the Lateran of 1215 ruled that Jews and Muslims must be distinguishable by their dress.
The prohibition on divulging details, even of a serious crime, are set out more formally in Canon 21 of the Fourth Council of the Lateran (1215).

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