The church of St. John Lateran, the cathedral of the pope as bishop of Rome.
The palace, now a museum, adjoining this church.
He refused to use his full influence in favour of the candidacy of Charles of Valois, brother of Philip IV., lest France became too powerful; and recognized Henry of Luxemburg, whom his representatives crowned emperor at the Lateran in 1312.
On the 9th of December the fifth Lateran council, which had been reopened by Leo in April, ratified the peace with Louis XII.
During these two or three years of incessant political intrigue and warfare it was not to be expected that the Lateran council should accomplish much.
The year which marked the close of the Lateran council was also signalized by Leo's unholy war against the duke of Urbino.
a considerable amount was done (the objects are now in the Lateran museum).