The Councils, Episode 26: The Council of Trent Part I: Political and Religious Pressures

In this episode of The Councils, Father and Stephen give the political and religious background to the Council of Trent. They discuss:

  • The political status quo of German speaking lands
  • The health and financial crises in Europe
  • The failure of Paul III to successfully convoke a council in the years before Trent is finally called
  • The unwillingness of Protestants to attend

The music used in this show was composed by Nicholas Wilton. To enjoy more of his work go to:

Original Air Date: April 9, 2022
Show Run Time: 21 minutes
Show Host: Stephen Heiner
Show Guest: Fr. Arnold Trauner

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