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Synod of Pistoia

(1786)


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(1786).

The synod met under the presidency of Scipione de' Ricci, Bp. of Pistoia-Prato. It passed a number of Gallican measures, and also decreed alterations in religious practices and condemned the use of Latin in Church services. The proposals aroused popular opposition as well as official displeasure. Pius VI in 1794 condemned 85 of the Pistoian articles.

Subjects: Christianity.


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