Lateran Council Definition

Any of a series of Roman Catholic ecclesiastical councils held at the Lateran Palace in Rome between the 7th and the 18th century, five of which (in 1123, 1139, 1179, 1215, and 1512–1517) were ecumenical. The fourth of these ecumenical councils, often considered the most important, produced the doctrine of transubstantiation.
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