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Third Lateran Council 1179)

Synopsis

Called by Alexander III because of the schism of the anipope Callistus III. It dealt mainly with the issue of papal election and declared that a two-thirds majority by the college of cardinals was required.

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Secondary Sources

Book or monograph Logan: A History of the Church in the Middle AgesF. Donald Logan, A History of the Church in the Middle Ages. London & New York: Routledge, 2002. Pbk. ISBN: 0415132894. pp.135-136. Amazon.com
On-line Resource Third Lateran Council - 1179 A.D. (Norman P. Tanner)
Book or monograph Tanner: The Councils of the Church: A Short HistoryNorman P Tanner, The Councils of the Church: A Short History. The Crossroad Publishing Company, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0824519043. pp.144. {Amazon.com}

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