Lateran Councils

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lateran Councils five general councils of the Western Church, held in the Lateran basilica (1123, 1139, 1179, 1215, and 1512-17), regarded by Roman Catholics as Ĺ“cumenical: also an important synod against the Monothelites in 649
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Usage

In literature:

The Lateran Council, A.D. 1512, condemned the abettors of these detestable doctrines to be held as heretics and infidels.
"History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science" by John William Draper
Ninth general council; First Lateran Council.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
Lateran, councils of, 329, 339, 340.
"The Revelation Explained" by F. Smith
The Second General Council of Lateran (1139) in its twenty-third canon.
"The Last Reformation" by F. G. [Frederick George] Smith
The ordeal was abolished by the Lateran Council of 1215.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
LATERAN, Council of the, i.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
Innocent the Third advocated it in the august Council of the Lateran.
"Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)" by John Henry Newman
They were condemned on the score of religion, in the council of Lateran, by order of Pope Alexander III.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
In vain did he summon all upholders of the ordinance to appear before the Fifth Lateran Council.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
Langton was summoned to Rome to attend the Lateran Council, and was detained there until the deaths of Innocent III.
"The Cathedral Church of Canterbury [2nd ed.]." by Hartley Withers
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