Council of Trent

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  • The Reformation Contributed To The Council Of Trent

    How The Reformation Contributed to The Council of Trent The Council of Trent, as Paolo Sarpi recalled in his Istoria del Concilio Tridentino, described the event as the “Iliad of our time” due its long and climatic History. The Council’s Purpose as stated in the bull Laetre Jerusalem, was to “eliminate religious discord and to reform the Christian people.” However it is often discussed how much the Protestant concerns were ignored and overlooked in favor of making very little change in the Church of Rome. The Council ideally wished to negotiate with the Lutherans ‘charitably and respectfully and without hindrance… reproachful, vexations and offensive language being absolutely put aside.’ What was complained by Seripando, an active participant of the Council, was written to the Pope in 1555, saying that ‘There is nothing in the council it has had no effect whatsoever.’ It is true that much of the doctrines discussed like transubstantiation, moral conduct of the clergy, justification, Purgatory, and confirmation of the Latin Vulgate did not take on extreme Lutheran reform. In despite of the defeat the Protestants had faced after the Council concluded, the question to ask if there was anything, in what way did the Reformation values contribute to the Council of Trent? After all, the result…

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  • The Importance Of Morality In The Council Of Trent

    This composition is to identify the changes that have taken place pertaining to morality within the Catholic Church since the Council of Trent. As a summary, hopefully it will enlighten how we can look at and approach morality and intertwine spirituality with the unique style Father Richard Gula uses to corroborate his thesis. Father Richard Gula points out that since the Council of Trent (1545-1563), morality was more in assisting the priest in the confessionals as to determining the moral…

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  • Council Of Trent Analysis

    The Council of Trent finally began, in the northern Italian city of Trent. The Council held a number of meetings, with the three main sessions occurring in 1545–7, 1551–2, and 1562–3 by Pope Paul III. It was the most important movement of the Catholic Counter-Reformation, the Catholic Church’s first significant reply to the growing Protestant Reformation. The primary purpose of the Council was to condemn and refute the beliefs of the Protestants, such as Martin Luther, and also to make the set…

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  • Heliocentric Theory Of Astronomy

    independence and temporal power. This created quite the problem for the Church as they relied on taxes and tithes from these areas to fund their expansive building projects as well as the lifestyles of church leaders. The papacy realized that in order to remain influential, it must reform some of its practices. Throughout the mid-to-late sixteenth century, the Catholic Church began to revitalize some of its oldest traditions and to adjust them to meet the changing attitudes of European…

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  • The Influence Of Indulgence On The Catholic Church

    There have been several issues with the Catholic Church within the past centuries. Some hadn 't thought to question the ways of the Church–– but some had taken actions into accord when reform was requested or needed. The Nineteenth Ecumenical Council–– which was moreover known as the Council of Trent, had played a role in the reform on the Catholic Church. It was also considered to be one of the most important councils throughout the history of Roman Catholic Churches. Before the formation of…

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  • Indulgences In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    man like Chaucer would have been disgusted by the crookedness of the Church officials. This practice continued long after Chaucer’s death. Eventually, it began to strike a nerve with fellow clergymen. This practice helped inspire Martin Luther write his 95 theses condemning the abuses and corruption within the Catholic Church. Soon after, the Catholic Church began to take a deep and serious look at this practice. On December 4th, 1563, the Roman Catholic Church convened a council in Trent. The…

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  • Jesus And The Catholic Church

    their doctrine like the Dogma. The Catholic Church creates laws and rules that are not presented in the Bible, and put themselves above the Bible. This is exactly what the Pharisees and Scribes did during the time of Jesus. But the only thing different was the Scribes and Pharisees took something hard and complicated it by adding their own rules to take advantage of their people. But the Catholic Church took something fairly easy to follow and complicated it to benefit their needs. The…

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  • Charles V The Council Of Trent Analysis

    He guarded the Hapsburg lands from the Ottomans and chose to part the Hapsburg Spanish and Holy Roman terrains between his child, Philip II, and his brother, Ferdinand I. Charles was the principle driving force behind the Council of Trent, a general Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church that met somewhere around 1545 and 1563 in various separate and unpredictable sessions. The Council of Trent predictably detailed the official reaction of the Catholic Church to the Protestant Reformation;…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Council Of Trent And The Roman Acquisition

    During the Reformation many groups had their own achievements they wanted to be accomplished. The Council of Trent and The Roman Inquisition were two of the most important groups. They both had goals they wanted to be reached and went through trials and tribulations to have these goals achieved. To begin with The Council of Trent, held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento northern Italy. The Council of Trent was an ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. It was promoted by the Protestant…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Equality 7-2521

    so when the Council labels students their profession, he wishes for the Scholar label. Unfortunately the decision didn’t go as planned. After receiving the label of being a street sweeper, Equality 7-2521 finds a tunnel from The Unmentionable Times. This tunnel becomes his “experimentation lab”. In this lab, he re-invents electricity and presents the invention to the Council of Scholars. The Council asks Equality 7-2521 if he made the invention alone. He replied with yes. “‘What is not done…

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