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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: 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; or, indeed, a continuation of the Council of Basle, which was convoked in 1431 by Martin V.
intention of transferring the council to Florence, in consequence of pecuniary straits and the outbreak of the pest at Ferrara.
Council of Florence, the proceedings of which from 1443 onwards took place in the Lateran palace at Rome.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06111a.htm   (2266 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Council of Florence
The council transferred to Florence in 1439 because of the threat of plague, and the financial support of the Medici family.
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).
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.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Council_of_Basel   (2216 words)

 City of Florence, South Carolina
Florence, South Carolina, August 3, 2007 - A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive on August 25, 2007 to examine all aspects of the Florence Police Department policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief of Police Anson Shells announced today.
Verification by the team that the Florence Police Department meets the Commission’s state-of-the-art standards is part of a voluntary process to gain accreditation - a highly prized recognition of public safety professional excellence, Chief Shells said.
Design Guidelines For Downtown Florence, SC The goal of the design guidelines for downtown Florence is to build a framework within which builders, developers, homeowners and City government can play their part in revitalizing the area, secure in the knowledge that their individual contributions will reinforce the whole.
www.cityofflorence.com   (614 words)

 COUNCIL OF FERRARA-FLORENCE - LoveToKnow Article on COUNCIL OF FERRARA-FLORENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The council of Ferrara and Florence was the culmination of a series of futile medieval attempts to reunite the Greek and Roman churches.
The council, however, desirous of negotiating unions with the minor churches of the East, remained in session for several years, and seems never to have reached a formal adjournment.
The decree for the Armenians was published on the 22nd of November 1439; they accepted the fihioque and the Athanasian creed, rejected Monophysitism and Monothelitism, agreed to the developed scholastic doctrine concerning the seven sacraments, and conformed their calendar to the Western in certain points.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /F/FE/FERRARA_FLORENCE_COUNCIL_OF.htm   (1025 words)

 17th Council, Council of Florence [Basel(Basle), Ferrara] (A.D. 1431-1445)
Council of Basle (1431), Eugene IV being pope, with 200 Bishops present and Sigismund Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
This move was supported by the council fathers loyal to the pope, who however were in a minority, and in the 25th session they voted for the city of Ferrara.
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.
truecatholic.bizland.com /Ecumenical_Councils/Florence.htm   (12257 words)

 Florence Gatten Greensboro City Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Florence is a true public servant, she puts the best interest of the community first.
Florence Gatten is a clear thinker who has a vision for the community while holding a firm grasp on the details that make our city a more pleasant place to live day to day.
Florence Gatten is running at-large because she knows how to get things done while protecting the issues and rights that matter most to working men and women, children and seniors.
www.florencegatten.com /endorsements.htm   (509 words)

 Morning News Online - Florence, Myrtle Beach | Freedom Florence repairs on Florence County Council agenda today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
FLORENCE - Members of the Florence County Council Recreation Committee are expected today to give the rest of the council their recommendation on which direction to take in response to $301,850 of needed repairs at the Freedom Florence recreation complex.
During a council meeting in January, then acting-county administrator Gordon Hartwig told the council that architects have assured county officials that the problem is repairable and not the result of a flaw in design.
Council’s chairman will appoint one member of the council to serve on the evaluation panel that will evaluate bids for items exhibiting the Florence County seal, which will be offered for sale in the Florence County Employee Store.
www.morningnewsonline.com /servlet/Satellite?pagename=FMN/MGArticle/FMN_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031780880871&path=!news   (624 words)

 Council of Florence 1431-1445 A.D. <17ecume1.htm>
This move was supported by the council fathers loyal to the pope, who however were in a minority, and in the 25th session they voted for the city of Ferrara.
Those taken at Ferrara, Florence and Rome are almost always in the form of bulls, since the pope was presiding in person; in these cases the decree mentions the council's approval and contains the words "in a solemnly celebrated general session of the synod".
At the decreed time that council was indeed inaugurated in the said city of Pavia and thence it was translated for certain reasons to the city of Siena.
www.dailycatholic.org /history/17ecume1.htm   (1378 words)

 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.
www.piar.hu /councils/ecum17.htm   (13389 words)

 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Christian Cyclopedia
In 1443 the council began sessions at the Lateran,* Rome.
In Constantinople there was hostility to union with the W But continuing Turkish threat led to continued pressure for support from the W The decree of E-W union was officially promulgated in Constantinople December 12, 1452, by lsidore of Kiev as papal legate.
The Council of Florence did not achieve the aim of E-W union.
www.lcms.org /ca/www/cyclopedia/02/display.asp?t1=f&word=FLORENCE.COUNCILOF   (557 words)

 FLORENCE EUROPEAN COUNCIL 21 AND 22 JUNE 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The European Council heard a report by the Presidents of the European Council and of the Commission on the Summit between the European Union and the United States in Washington on 12 June 1996.
The European Council supports the ongoing process of transition to democracy in Zaire aimed at holding free and democratic elections according to the framework and the timetable indicated by the institutions responsible for the transition.
The European Council underlines the growing importance of the security dimension in EU initiatives within the CFSP, notes with satisfaction the corresponding increasing emphasis on security in its dialogue with partners and welcomes the impulse given recently to EU-WEU relations which must be further developed.
europa.eu.int /en/record/florence/flore-en.htm   (5697 words)

 Oxford City Council: Florence Park
Florence Park is in East Oxford, five minutes walk from the Cowley Road (directions).
It was opened in 1934 after the land was presented to the City by Councillor F.E. Moss in memory of his sister Florence.
The Friends of Florence Park have a say on events and how the park is managed.
www.oxford.gov.uk /leisure/Florence-Park.cfm   (127 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Council of Ferrara-Florence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ferrara-Florence, Council of (1438-1445), Roman Catholic assembly, the last of a series of church councils held during the Middle Ages and the...
This chart lists the 21 ecumenical councils in the history of the Roman Catholic church.
Guicciardini, Francesco (1483-1540), Italian historian and statesman, born in Florence, and educated at the universities of Ferrara and Padua.
encarta.msn.com /Council_of_Ferrara-Florence.html   (137 words)

 Council of Florence - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ministerial meeting of the North Atlantic Council held in Florence on 24 May 2000 -- Final Communique.
That's because the mayor and council do a good job of listening to the people, said Ted Bushelman, a council member for six years.
Council Wants Budget Re-Worked: The City Council Has Begun Hashing Out the Details of the Proposed New Budget and Has Added a Third Workshop After Not Much Was Done in the First One
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-X-FlorenceC.html   (784 words)

 The Councils of Florence and Trent, St. Thomas, & Baptism of Desire
The Council of Trent verifies the Council of Florence’s meaning by saying that ultimately, through being born of water and Spirit one enters the Kingdom of Heaven, canon 2, of the canons on baptism.
If the Council drew such language from St. Thomas, but meant exactly the opposite of what he meant (that desire is a remedy for adults) in reference to baptism, it would have been incumbent upon the Council to so state that just as children have no remedy except baptism, the same applies to adults.
The Catechism of the Council of Trent is in agreement with St. Thomas on the salvific efficacy of the desire for baptism.
matt1618.freeyellow.com /florence.html   (4188 words)

 City of Florence | City Council
Bobby was elected as Mayor of the City of Florence, Alabama, in August of 2004 in his first bid for political office.
Pendleton served as Council President, and is Chairman of the Finance, Utilities and General Administration committee.
Angie Pickens was elected in 2004 to represent District 6 on the Florence City Council.
www.florenceal.org /cityhall   (610 words)

 THE COUNCIL OF FLORENCE: ADDITION TO CREED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The definitions, therefore, of the Councils should be read, first to show that I we agree with them and follow them in mind as well as in order, and then that we may have the benefit of their prayers for our success to build our words on theirs as on a sure foundation.
The prohibition of the third Council must be given in full, as it played a predominant part in all the debate, for it was the basis of the Greek position and all the subsequent discussions were concerned with its interpretation.
The Council of Ephesus approved and as it were crystallized the Creed of Nicaea and declared that it should remain unchanged, a thing that the first two Councils that made the Creeds could hardly have done for themselves without appearing arrogant.
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 Florence council hesitant to fund ballpark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
FLORENCE — City Council members were mostly pleased by the idea of an independent league baseball park in Florence, but they were in agreement Monday that use of public funds to build it is still a long way from a yes vote.
Carroll, principal of Ockerman Middle School in Florence, said he would be reluctant to use city funds without some evidence of a return on investment.
Council members Dale Stephens and Melodee Merrell said they had not given the proposal much thought so far.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2001/01/23/loc_florence_council.html   (650 words)

 Council of Florence and St.Mark of Ephesus - The Byzantine Forum
Had it succeeded, and given the attitude prevailing attitude by Rome that the Roman style of Catholicism was superior to all others, Rome would have been in a much stronger position to force the Orthodox Churches to replace their authentic Byzantine approach to Catholicism with that of the Latin Church.
As far as I have been able to discern from my reading on the Council, the notion that the union was coerced, as you say, is a great exaggeration.
Nevertheless, the discussions at Florence make very clear that the Greeks were unwilling to compromise doctrine simply for the sake of aid.
www.byzcath.org /forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=100895&page=73   (1211 words)

 Eccumenical Council of Florence and Council of Basel
We would, indeed, have preferred that the universal council which we initiated in this city should continue here, and that the union of the eastern and western churches should be brought to its happy and desired conclusion in this city, where we initiated it.
We renew by our apostolic authority, with the approval of this holy council of Florence, the solemn and salutary decree against those sacrilegious men, which was issued by us in the sacred general council of Ferrara on 15 February.
To you, her spouse, and to you most reverend and reverend fathers, who share in solicitude and have been summoned to this sacred and ecumenical council, she is forced to cry and shout with many sighs and sobs: Have pity on me, have pity on me, at least you my fiends'.
www.ewtn.com /library/councils/florence.htm   (11834 words)

 Council of Florence 1431-1445 A.D. <17ecum11.htm>
Therefore we consider that our venerable brother John, patriarch of the Jacobites, whose zeal for this holy union is immense, should deservedly be praised and extolled by us and the whole church and deserves, together with his whole race, the general approval of all Christians.
At length, after an exposition of the catholic faith to the abbot, as far as this seemed to be necessary, and his humble acceptance of it, we have delivered in the name of the Lord in this solemn session, with the approval of this sacred ecumenical council of Florence, the following true and necessary doctrine.
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.
www.dailycatholic.org /history/17ecum11.htm   (2034 words)

 Florence County Government Website
Florence County Council will meet next at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16, 2007 in Room 803 at the City-County Complex.
Florence County Planning commission will meet next at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, August 28, 2007 in Room 803 at the City-County Complex.
Florence County is in the process of upgrading its’ existing animal shelter located in Effingham, South Carolina.
www.florenceco.org   (162 words)

 FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Rittenhouse recalled that in the mid-1990s, it became obvious that the water supply for Boone County and Florence would not meet the growth needs in the future.
Rittenhouse advised that Boone Florence Water Commission intended to hire a project manager on a two-year contract to oversee the project.
Koenig reminded Council of the information in their packets regarding the NKADD Budget Workshop.
www.cityofflorenceky.com /minutes/021202RM.htm   (978 words)

 Florence Civic Center
The Florence Civic Center is hosting an exclusive Job...
Hip Hop Superstars Lil' Wayne and Lil' Boosie represent rythem and rap at the Florence Civic Center on August 25.
On Saturday, September 15th, thousands of women throughout the Pee Dee Area will gather all day long with one thing on their...
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 Cusa and the Council of Florence Fidelio Article - Schiller Institute-
The 550th anniversary of the Council of Florence is the proper occasion for dealing with the ideas and events which led to such a noble hour in the history ofhumanity.
When, on May 7, 1437 a schism occurred at the Council of Basel as a result of disagreements regarding the location of the unity council, some representatives of the minority current, loyal to the Pope's request that the council be held in Italy, left Basel.
Therefore, may this 550th anniversary of the Council of Florence serve as the occasion to revive this grand proof of the capacity of man to act on the basis of reason, with our theme this time being the realization of a plan for the development of all peoples.
www.schillerinstitute.org /fid_91-96/fid_912_hzl_c_flor.html   (3211 words)

 The Kentucky Post
Five of six incumbents on Florence City Council and a former clerk were elected Tuesday to a new two-year term beginning in January.
Carroll, a retired principal from Ockerman Middle School in Florence and who has served a total of 16 years on council, said the voters demonstrated their confidence in the city by re-electing five of the six incumbents.
Metzger, who was the top vote-getter with 6,043 votes, said since five of the six council candidates are returning, the city would probably continue to address the things that it is presently working on: the development of Mall Road, upgrading other roads in the city, improving city parks and tackling the city's comprehensive plan.
www.kypost.com /2004/11/03/flo110304.html   (439 words)

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