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Roman Catholic Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Roman Catholic Council of Trent repudiates Protestantism and plans to undermine the authority of Scripture.

The Council of Trent held between 1545 and 1563 in Trento (Trent), northern Italy, was an ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. Prompted by the Protestant Reformation, it has been described as the embodiment of the Counter-Reformation.