Florence, Council of
Florence, Council of
The Seventeenth Ecumenical Council was the continuation of the Council of Ferrara

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  • FLORENCE, COUNCIL OF —    a general COUNCIL of the CHRISTIAN CHURCH held in Florence from 1438 1445 to heal the rift between the ROMAN CATHOLIC and ORTHODOX CHURCHES. It established the important principle that unity does not depend on uniform LITURGICAL styles but… …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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  • Ferrara-Florence, Council of — (1438–45) Ecumenical council held in an attempt to reunify the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches. It was called by Pope Eugenius IV; the Eastern church was represented by Emperor John VIII Palaeologus and others. Fear of facing the… …   Universalium

  • Ferrara-Florence, Council of —    General council of the Latin Church summoned by Pope Eugenius IV in 1437. It convened at Ferrara on 8 January 1438. The sessions were soon moved to Florence, where the city s political leader, Cosimo de Medici, offered financial support. The… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Ferrara-Florence, Council of —    Church council of 14381439 that achieved a union of the churches (q.v.) on paper, though not in reality. In return for accepting the papacy s (q.v.) position on such crucial doctrines as papal primacy, the filioque, and use of azyma in the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Council of Florence — Council of Basel–Ferrara–Florence Date 1431–45 Accepted by Catholicism Previous council Council of Constance Next council Fifth Council of the Lateran …   Wikipedia

  • Council of Florence —     The Council of Florence     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Council of Florence     The Seventeenth Ecumenical Council was, correctly speaking, the continuation of the Council of Ferrara, transferred to the Tuscan capital because of the pest;… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Council of Chalcedon — Date 451 A.D. Accepted by Roman Catholics, Old Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Lutherans Previous council First Council of Ephesus Next council Second Council of Constantinople …   Wikipedia

  • Council of Constance — Date 1414–8 Accepted by Catholicism Previous council Vienne Next council Siena (Counciliarism) Florence (Ecumenical) …   Wikipedia

  • Council of Vienne — Date 1311 1312 Accepted by Roman Catholicism Previous council Second Council of Lyons Next council Council of Constance Convoked by Pope …   Wikipedia

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