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  Council of Basel - LoveToKnow 1911
BASEL A decree of the council of Constance (9th of October 1417) sanctioned by Martin V.
The result was that Palaeologus accepted the offers of the pope, who, by a bull dated the 18th of September 1437, again pronounced the dissolution of the council of Basel, and summoned the fathers to Ferrara, where on the 8th of January 1438 he opened a new synod which he later transferred to Florence.
In June 1448 the rump of the council migrated to Lausanne.
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  Council of Basel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Council of Basel was a council of bishops and other ecclesiastics of the Roman Catholic Church that was held at Basel, Switzerland, away from territories of the Papacy, the Holy Roman Emperor or the kings of Aragon or France, whose influences the council hoped to avoid.
He commanded the council to disperse, and appointed Bologna as their meeting-place in eighteen months' time, with the intention of making the session of the council coincide with some conferences with representatives of the Greek church, scheduled to be held there with a view to union (18 December 1431).
In June 1448 the rump of the council migrated to Lausanne.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Council of Basel
A decree of the Council of Constance (9 October 1417), sanctioned by Pope Martin V obliged the papacy to summon general councils periodically.
The next council fell due at the expiry of seven years in 1431; with his usual punctuality, Martin V duly convoked it for this date to the town of Basel, and selected to preside over it the cardinal Julian Cesarini[?], a man of the greatest worth, both intellectually and morally.
Thus the Council abolished ànnates[?], greatly limited the abuse of "reservation" of the patronage of benefices by the pope, and completely abolished the right claimed by the pope of "next presentation" to benefices not yet vacant (known as gratiae expectativae).
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Council of Florence
He commanded the council to disperse, and appointed Bologna as their meeting-place in eighteen months' time, with the intention of making the session of the council coincide with some conferences with representatives of the Greek church, scheduled to be held there with a view to ecumenical union (18 December 1431).
Considerable powers had been decreed to Church councils by the Council of Constance, which amid the troubles of the Western Schism had proclaimed the superiority, in certain cases, of the council over the pope, and the fathers at Basel insisted upon their right of remaining assembled.
Eugene IV resolved to resist the Council's claim of supremacy, but he did not dare openly to repudiate the conciliar doctrine considered by many to be the actual foundation of the authority of the popes before the schism.
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 Encyclopedia: Council of Basel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, an ecumenical council or general council is a meeting of the bishops of the whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice.
Basel (English traditionally: Basle [ba:l], German: Basel [ba:z@l], French Bâle [ba:l], Italian Basilea [bazilE:a]) is Switzerlands third most populous city (188,000 inhabitants in the canton of Basel-City as of 2004; the 690,000 inhabitants in the conurbation stretching across the immediate...
In the Roman Catholic Church, the Council of Siena (1423 - 1424) marked a somewhat inconclusive stage in the Conciliar movement that was attempting reforms in the church.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Council of Basle
Was it to be the pope or the council?
In accordance with the above-mentioned decree of Constance, the Council of
The principal purpose of the council was to be the reformation of the Church in its "head and members," the settlement of the Hussite wars, the establishment of peace among the nations of Europe, and finally the reunion of the Western and Eastern Churches.
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 AllRefer.com - Basel, Council of (Roman Catholic And Orthodox Churches: Councils And Treaties) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Council of Constance had seen the rise of the conciliar theory, the doctrine that the ultimate authority in the church rests upon the general council, to which the pope must be subject.
Various problems were brought before the council: the settlement of the difficulties with the Hussites; reform in the church, particularly financial reform; and the matter of negotiations for the union of the Eastern church and the Western church.
This marked the outbreak of trouble between the council and the pope that was not to end until the council did.
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 Basel - Encyclopedia.com
Basel is a major economic center and the chief rail junction and river port of Switzerland.
Although expelled from the city, the bishops continued to rule the bishopric of Basel (including Porrentruy and Delémont, which in 1815 became part of Bern canton and in 1979 part of Jura canton).
Basel II can't be all things to all banks if it is to be achievable.
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 COUNCIL OF BASEL - LoveToKnow Article on COUNCIL OF BASEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is why, besides the disciplinary measures which regulated the elections, the celebration of divine service, the periodical holding of diocesan synods and provincial councils, are found also decrees aimed at some of the rights by which the popes had extended their power, and helped out their finances at the expense of the local churches.
The result was that Palaeologus accepted the offers of the pope, who, by a bull dated the 18th of September 1437, again pronounced the dissolution of the council of Basel, and summoned the fathers to Ferrara,.where on the 8th of January 1438 he opened a new synod which he later transferred to, Florence.
The era of the great councils of the 15th century was closed; the constitution of the Church remained monarchical.
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 Basel, Council of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Council of Constance had seen the rise of the conciliar theory, the doctrine that the ultimate authority in the church rests upon the general council, to which the pope must be subject.
Various problems were brought before the council: the settlement of the difficulties with the Hussites; reform in the church, particularly financial reform; and the matter of negotiations for the union of the Eastern church and the Western church.
This marked the outbreak of trouble between the council and the pope that was not to end until the council did.
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 History of the Christian Church, Volume VI: The Middle Ages. A.D. 1294-1517. | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
The council, appointed by Martin at Constance to meet in Pavia, convened April, 1423, was sparsely attended, adjourned on account of the plague to Siena, and, after condemning the errors of Wyclif and Huss, was dissolved March 7, 1424.
He was back again in Basel in October, but, with the emperor present or absent, the council continued on its course, and repeatedly reaffirmed its superior authority, quoting the declarations of the Council of Constance at its fourth and fifth sessions.
The Council of Basel concluded the series of the three councils, which had for their chief aims the healing of the papal schism and the reformation of Church abuses.
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 Council of Basel 1431-45 A.D.
Whoever therefore, during the lifetime of this sacred council shall presume to raise and hold another assembly with the title of a general council, is convicted of raising and holding a conventicle of schismatics and not a council of the catholic church.
Moreover, in a provincial synod that immediately precedes a forthcoming general council, thought should be given to all that is likely to be dealt with in that general council, to the glory of God and the good of the province and the salvation of the christian people.
Just as councils of the past were accustomed to renew the salutary institutions and declarations of previous synods, so this holy synod too renews that necessary declaration on the authority of general councils, which was promulgated in the said council of Constance in the words that follow: First it declares.
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 Medieval Church.org.uk: Council of Basel (1431 - 1449)
In spite of this disappointment, the demand for a new council convened outside of Italy became louder and louder, especially at the courts and in the universities; and political troubles finally determined Martin V. to issue a bull convoking an ecumenical council at Basel.
I’he three great questions which the Council had to solve were the Bohemian heresy, the ecclesiastical reform, and the reconciliation between the Greek and the Roman churches.
Joachim W. Stieber, Pope Eugenius IV, the Council of Basel and the Secular and Ecclesiastical Authorities in the Empire.
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 Eccumenical Council of Florence and Council of Basel
Eccumenical Council of Florence and Council of Basel
It decrees that the assembly at Basel, and every other assembly which may perchance convene there or elsewhere under the name of a general council, rather is and ought to be considered a spurious gathering and conventicle, and can in no way exist with the authority of a general council.
In it the definition of the sacred council of Chalcedon about the two natures and the one person of Christ was renewed and many errors of Origen and his followers, especially about the penitence and liberation of demons and other condemned beings, were refuted and condemned.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Council of Basel
Basel, Council of (1431-1449), the most troubled of the ecumenical councils of the Middle Ages, still not recognized as legitimate (at least in its...
Martin V : convening of the Council of Basel
Ferrara-Florence, Council of (1438-1445), Roman Catholic assembly, the last of a series of church councils held during the Middle Ages and the...
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 Councils of Basel and Florence - Sketches of Church History
They declared that the council was the highest authority in the Church, and superior to the pope; and they asked Eugenius to join them at Basel, and threatened him in case of his refusal.
Greeks (at the head of whom were the emperor and the patriarch of Constantinople) as to the union of the Greek and Latin Churches; and he desired the members of the Basel council to remove to Ferrara, that they might take part in the new assembly.
Felix V (as the old duke called himself on being elected) was obliged to submit to Eugenius; and the council of Basel, after dwindling away by degrees, and being removed from one place to another, died out so obscurely that its end was unnoticed by any one.
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 COUNCIL OF BASEL - Online Information article about COUNCIL OF BASEL
Siena,.owing to an epidemic, and which had to be dissolved owing to circumstances still imperfectly known, just as it was beginning to discuss the subject of reform (1424).
Eugenius IV., to think that the synod of Basel was doomed to certain failure.
BEAT (a word common in various forms to the Teutonic languages; it is connected with the similar Romanic words derived from the Late Lat.
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 Part IV - The Middle Ages: Lesson No. 26 - Papal Reform and Decline
This council, called by the Holy Roman Emperor and John XXIII (1410-1415), the successor to Alexander, was the greatest church council of the Middle Ages, having been largely attended by a brilliant array of church leaders.
This council met in accordance with a decree of the Council of Constance, though the popes were not really pleased to have councils undercutting their authority.
The Council of Basel was to address moral and administrative reforms but it ended up as something of a fiasco which hurt the cause of conciliary supremacy.
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 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Papal elections - XV Century
The adherence of these two cardinals to the Council of Basel and to the Antipope Felix V can be explained in one case by conviction and in the other by dynastic alliance.
In contrast, Hugues Lancelot de Lusignan attached himself firmly to the cause of Felix V, the former Amadeo VIII, duke of Savoy, because the new antipope's son, Ludovico, duke of Savoy (1434-1465) was married to the cardinal's sister, Anne of Cyprus.
The Council of Basel had deposed Eugenius formally from the throne on June 25, 1439.
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 Christian History Handbook: Early Modern: Lecture Seven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King Sigismund of Germany attempted successfully to mediate between the new Council of Basel and Pope Eugenius IV forcing the Pope to retract all his opposition to the Council.
The council was adjourned to Florence in January 1439 because the Florentine bankers agreed to help foot the bill to host the over 700 Greeks provided the council convene in their city.
The fifteenth century European governments received for their recognition of the papacy in place of the General Council as the head of the church a substantial share in the income from the churches within the particular state and a valuable role in the administration of that part of the church.
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 council of basel - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Encyclopedia article on Council of Basel [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A decree of the Council of Constance (9 October 1417), sanctioned by Pope Martin V obliged the papacy to summon general councils periodically.
Thus the Council abolished ànnates, greatly limited the abuse of "reservation" of the patronage of benefices by the pope, and completely abolished the right claimed by the pope of "next presentation" to benefices not yet vacant (known as gratiae expectativae).
The result was that Palaeologus accepted the offers of the pope, who, by a bull dated 18 September 1437, again pronounced the dissolution of the council of Basel, and summoned the fathers to Ferrara, where on the 8th of January 1438 he opened a new synod which he later transferred to Florence.
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 Council of Basel
The Council of Basel convened in 1431 as the 17th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic church.
Its ostensible purpose was to initiate church reform and bring an end to the difficulties with the Hussites, but it originated in a decree of the Council of Constance (1417) that required the calling of councils at regular intervals.
Although the council accomplished a partial reconciliation with the Hussites, its efforts at reform were largely ineffective.
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 A History of the General Councils - AD 325 through AD 1870 - Mgr. Philip Hughes
But the council (three cardinals at the moment, plus thirty-two bishops and abbots, plus a legion of doctors) was resolved that the pope should cry Peccavi, explicitly assenting to its doctrine that General Councils cannot be dissolved without their own consent.
Yet once again it renewed the decrees of Constance about the General Council's superiority to the pope, and on June 9, 1435, it abolished the main source of the Curia Romana's revenue, the taxes payable on a bishop's appointment (annates) declaring them to be simony--which was certainly not the case however onerous they might prove.
He denounced the council to the princes of Christendom for what it really was, arranged with the Greeks that Ferrara would be a suitable meeting place, and sent to Basel a bull transferring the council to that city (September 18, 1437).
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