Cooncil o Trent

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The Cooncil o Trent meetin in Santa Maria Maggiore kirk, Trento (Trent).
(Airtist unkent; pentit late 17t century.)
Cooncil o Trent
Acceptit biRoman Catholicism
Previous cooncil
Fift Cooncil o the Lateran
Next cooncil
First Vatican Cooncil
Convoked biPaul III
aboot 255 during the final sessions
Documents an statements
Seventeen dogmatic decrees coverin aw aspects o Catholic releegion
Chronological leet o ecumenical cooncils

The Cooncil o Trent (Laitin: Concilium Tridentinum), held atween 1545 an 1563 in Trento (Trent) an Bologna, northren Italy, wis ane o the Roman Catholic Kirk's maist important ecumenical cooncils. Promptit bi the Protestant Reformation, it haes been describit as the embodiment o the Coonter-Reformation.[1] Fower hunder years later, when Pape John XXIII initiatit preparations for the Seicont Vatican Cooncil (Vatican II), he affirmed the decrees it haed issued: "Whit wis, still is."[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Trent, Council of" in Cross, F. L. (ed.) The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, Oxford University Press, 2005 (ISBN 978-0-19-280290-3).
  2. Quoted in Responses to Some Questions Regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on the Church