Council of Trent

The Council of Trent

The Council of Trent is the Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church, it went on from 1545 to 1563. It was held in Trent, Northern Italy and was the response to the Reformation. The Council sentenced the Reformation's policy of reasoning by faith alone and also rebuilt many of the Roman Catholic Church’s practices.

What Council of Trents did

The Council of Trent played an important part in deciding the outcome of the Counter-Reformation it was a main feature of the Counter-Reformation. It made it so the pope lost some of his power. The pope did not go to the meetings of the Council of Trent and the Council became superior to the pope.

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