Council of Trent

noun
a council of the Roman Catholic Church convened in Trento in three sessions between 1545 and 1563 to examine and condemn the teachings of Martin Luther and other Protestant reformers; redefined the Roman Catholic doctrine and abolished various ecclesiastical abuses and strengthened the papacy
Hypernyms: ↑council

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Council of Trent,
a council held at Trent, Italy, at various times from 1545 to 1563. It condemned Reformation doctrines, formulated many of the present doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church, and initiated many reforms.

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