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    The Council of Trent was meeting of bishops of the Catholic Church held between the ages 1545-1563.The founder of the Council of Trent was Pope Paul III, The council of Trent only lasted eighteen years the first meeting was held in December of 1545. All together seven hundred Bishops could have attended the council at the start but only thirty one showed up along with fifty Theologians (An expert or a person who engages in Theology).Near the final sessions of the Council about two hundred and seventy Bishops were coming. The Council of Trent hoped to restore peace to Christians and correct broken or damaged morals. The Council of Trent was held because the Church needed to investigate the Doctrine and the reform. Charles V a Roman emperor…

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    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…

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    The Council of Trent spanned a lengthy 18 years (1545-1563) and proved to be one of the most significant of the 21 ecumenical councils convened in Church history. Despite the import of an historical event which influenced Catholic teaching for years to come, little work has been written on this particular council. However, Fr. John O’Malley, S.J., has presented a detailed recounting of this remarkable event in his book, Trent: What Happened at the Council, published by the Belknap Press of…

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    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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    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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    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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    Indulgences played a central role in the disagreements between Martin Luther and the Catholic Church. CCF simplifies the financial abuses of indulgences and how the Council of Trent clarified the Church’s position on the subject (CCF, 305). On the other hand, Peter Beer focuses on the Council’s ruling on indulgences in 1563. In his article “What Price Indulgences, Trent and Today”, Beer explains the struggle to come to consensus on indulgences. He expands on the seven questions posed to the…

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    The Council of trent was held between the years 1545 and 1563 located in Trent Italy, there was 25 sessions of the council divided into 3 periods. The Council of Trent was called by Pope Paul III who really did become fully aware of the abuse the Catholic Church was causing at this particular time, it came to his attention that the Catholic Church was causing more harm than good and that the church really needed a Catholic Reform. With Pope Paul new religious orders such as Jesuits were…

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    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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    A catechism was written after the council concerning everything Catholics needed to know about their faith (Rasmussen). This catechism allowed the faithful to fully know their Faith. Knowing their faith, Catholics were able to more adequately defend Catholicism against attacks. In addition, the Bishops in the council acknowledged the Latin Vulgate written by Saint Jerome as the correct version of the Bible (The Council of Trent). This decision, in addition to the Index Librorum Prohibitorum,…

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