The 4 Lateran Councils: The Rules and Decisions


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Why did Pope Alexander III dislike the Albigenses and Waldenses?

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1. Select the correct chronological order of the following decrees:

2. How were the 2nd and 3rd Councils similar?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll need to remember what happened during each of the 4 Lateran Councils in order to pass this quiz. The questions will ask you about topics like Arnold of Brescia and the Albigenses and Waldenses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Show what you know about the following:

  • Who the Albigenses and Waldenses were and which Council condemned them
  • Council that accused Arnold of Brescia
  • Third Lateran Council's effect on a pope's election
  • Aspects of the Fourth Lateran Council

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the 4 Lateran Councils
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Arnold of Brescia and when he was accused
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Council that condemned the Albigenses and Waldenses

Additional Learning

Read or watch our lesson called The 4 Lateran Councils: The Rules and Decisions for an in-depth look at what took place during these councils. Some topics you'll study include the following:

  • The purpose of the Lateran Councils
  • The focus of each Council
  • How the acronym RACE helps us remember the different Councils