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  • 1 Council of Chalcedon —     Council of Chalcedon     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Chalcedon     The Fourth Ecumenical Council, held in 451, from 8 October until 1 November inclusive, at Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor. Its principal purpose was to… …

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  • 2 Council of Constance —     Council of Constance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Constance     A (partly) ecumenical council held at Constance, now in the Grand Duchy of Baden, from 5 Nov., 1414, to 22 April, 1418. Its forty five general sessions were devoted… …

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  • 3 Council of Avignon — may refer to one of a number of councils of the Roman Catholic Church, held in Avignon. Contents 1 Eleventh century 2 Thirteenth century 3 Fourteenth century 4 …

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  • 4 Council of Florence — Council of Basel–Ferrara–Florence Date 1431–45 Accepted by Catholicism Previous council Council of Constance Next council Fifth Council of the Lateran …

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  • 5 Council of Trent —     Council of Trent     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Trent     The nineteenth ecumenical council opened at Trent on 13 December, 1545, and closed there on 4 December, 1563. Its main object was the definitive determination of the… …

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  • 6 Council of Frankfort —     Council of Frankfort     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Frankfort     Convened in the summer of 794, by the grace of God, authority of the pope, and command of Charlemagne (can. 1), and attended by the bishops of the Frankish kingdom,… …

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  • 7 Council of Aranda —     Council of Aranda     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Aranda     Held at Aranda in the province of Burgos in Spain, in 1473, by Alfonso Carillo, Archbishop of Toledo, to overcome the ignorance and evil lives of ecclesiastics. Among the… …

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  • 8 Council of Avranches —     Council of Avranches     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Avranches     In 1172 (September 27 28) a Council was held at Avranches in France, apropos of the troubles caused in the English Church by the murder of St. Thomas Becket. Henry II …

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  • 9 Council of Agde —     Council of Agde     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Council of Agde     Held in 506 at Agatha or Agde in Languedoc, under the presidency of St. Caesarius of Arlos. It was attended by thirty five bishops, and its forty seven genuine canons deal with …

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  • 10 Council of Reims (1148) — A Portugese statue of Eugene III, who called the council In 1148, a Council of Reims was called by Pope Eugene III to consider a number of regulations, or canons, for the Church, as well as to debate some other issues. Originally the summons for… …

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  • 11 Council of Clermont — For the earlier Council of Clermont, see Council of Clermont (535). Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont, given a late Gothic setting in this illumination from the Livre des Passages d Outre mer, of c 1490 (Bibliothèque National) The Council… …

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  • 12 Council of London (1075) — For councils of London in other years, see Council of London. The Council of London in 1075 AD was a council of the Roman Catholic church in England held by the new Norman archbishop of Canterbury Lanfranc five years after his installation. Other …

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  • 13 Council of Piacenza — The Council of Piacenza was a mixed synod of ecclesiastics and laymen of the Roman Catholic Church, which took place from March 1 to March 5, 1095, at Piacenza. The Council was held at the end of Pope Urban II s tour of Italy and France, which he …

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  • 14 Council of Nablus — Coat of arms of the kingdom of Jerusalem. The Council of Nablus was a council of ecclesiastic and secular lords in the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem, held on January 16, 1120. It established the first written laws for the kingdom. Contents …

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  • 15 Council of Constantinople (1094) — The Council of Constantinople of 1094 was convened by the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos and held in Constantinople at Blachernae palace in order to resolve the case of Leo of Chalcedon. Background Alexios I was in a desperate situation… …

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  • 16 Council of Agde — In the history of Roman Catholicism in France, the Council of Agde was held 10 September 506 at Agatha or Agde in Languedoc, under the presidency of Caesarius of Arles. It was attended by thirty five bishops, and its forty seven genuine canons… …

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  • 17 First Council of Orléans — The First Council of Orléans was convoked by Clovis I in 511. Shortly before his death, Clovis called a synod of Gallic bishops to meet at Orléans to reform the church and create a strong link between the crown and the Catholic episcopate. 33… …

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  • 18 Third Council of Braga — The Third Council of Braga was held in 675, during the primacy of Leodegisius, and in the reign of King Wamba. Eight decrees were promulgated at this council; (1) that no one should dare to offer in sacrifice milk and grapes, but bread and wine… …

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  • 19 First Council of Nicaea — Date 325 AD Accepted by Anglicans Assyrian Church of the East Calvinists Eastern Orthodox Lutherans Old Catholics Oriental Orthodox Roman Catholics Previous council None Next coun …

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  • 20 First Council of Constantinople — For the church council of Constantinople in 359, see First Council of Constantinople (360). 9th century Byzantine manuscript illumination of I Constantinople Homilies of Gregory Nazianzus, 879 882 …

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