The Council of Trent ended the sale of indulgences.
It was not required for religious leaders to give validity to marriages until 1545 when the Council of Trent recognized matrimony as one of the seven sacraments...
Cynthia De Castro -- "Much Ado About I Do’s" , Asian Journal, 3/17/09 -- http://www.asianjournal.com/aj-magazine/midweek-mgzn/1458-much-ado-about-i-dos.html(retrieved 03/18/09)
But as he had turned over to me his orders for books on theology, literature, history, and philosophy, and I copped Ranke’s History of the Popes and Sarpi’s Council of Trent for the seminary students, or Burckhardt or Merz’s European Thought in the Nineteenth Century, I sat reading.
Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
…a readiness which was often surprising he could quote from a Roman law or a Greek philosopher, from Virgil’s Georgics, the Arabian Nights, Herodotus or Sancho Panza, from the Sacred Carpets, the German Reformers or Adam Smith; from Fenelon or Hudibras, from the Financial Reports of Necca, or the doings of the Council of Trent; from the debates of the adoption of the Constitution, or the intrigues of the kitchen cabinet, or from some forgotten speech of a deceased member of Congress.