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Council of Trent


The Council of Trent ended the sale of indulgences.
  a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine, abolished various ecclesiastical abuses, and strengthened the papacy
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  • 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.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Council of Trent [9] , Magna Carta [7] , English Bill of Rights [9] , Peace of Westphalia [9] , Black Death [5] , Magna Carta [7] , The Mayflower [7] , English Bill of Rights [9] , Peace of Westphalia [9]
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