a council held in Basle in 1437 near the end of the refers to the period between A.D. 1378 and 1417 when multiple individuals claimed to be the rightful pope, which ended with the Council of Constance. that highlighted the power struggle between popes and counsels. It involved a dispute where the majority of the bishops attending the council rejected Pope Eugene IV’s order to dissolve their council and instead continued deliberating leading to the decision to depose Eugene IV for Comes from a Greek term meaning “sect,” and was used by the early Church theologians to identify doctrines that they rejected as not orthodox. The... more and comes from the Latin word “to choose” and is used to identify those chosen by God. In the Old Testament, the twelve tribes of Israel are the elect... more a new The Roman Catholic bishop of Rome who is regarded as the successor of the chief apostle, Peter, and as the Vicar of Christ is the holder of the Aposto... more or anti-pope depending on one’s perspective.