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Lateran Council

Syllabification: Lat·er·an Coun·cil

Definition of Lateran Council in English:

Any of five general councils of the Western Church held in the Lateran Palace in 1123, 1139, 1179, 1215, and 1512–17. The council of 1215 condemned the Albigenses as heretical and clarified the Church doctrine on transubstantiation, the Trinity, and the Incarnation.

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