Second Lateran Council


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Noun1.Second Lateran Council - the second council of the Western Church in 1139 which put an end to the dogmatic errors of Arnold of Brescia
Lateran Council - any of five general councils of the Western Catholic Church that were held in the Lateran Palace
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She notes that the "longbow and cross bow were also once considered immoral" and were condemned, in 1139, by the Second Lateran Council.
Marriage was largely tolerated by The Vatican until a meeting of the Second Lateran Council in 1139 decreed clerical marriages invalid.
Although church authorities had advocated clerical celibacy from the earliest centuries, it was not until the Second Lateran Council in 1139 that it became mandatory.
In 1139 AD, it is recorded that the Second Lateran Council banned the "high-tech" crossbow as an abomination, Pope Innocent III reinforced the prohibition again that century.
Instead of enhancing the preaching of the gospel for which it was originally intended, when made a priestly requirement at the Second Lateran Council in 1139--celibacy has now become a hindrance to that divinely appointed mission.

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