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date: 10 August 2020

Trent, Council of (1545–63). 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

Reckoned by RCs the 19th *Oecumenical Council, it embodied the ideals of the *Counter-Reformation and established a solid base for the renewal of discipline and spiritual life in the RC Church. The spread of Protestantism and the need for moral and administrative reforms had led to widespread demands for a General Council. Summoned by ... ...

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