Auvergne, Council of

Auvergne, Council of

(Camcilium Arvernense), was held in 533, with the consent of king Theodebert, Honoratus of Bourges presiding. Sixteen canons were published.

3. Forbids to wrap the bodies of the dead in the consecrated cloths.

6. Forbids marriage between Christian's and Jews.

7. Forbids to place the coverlet used to be laid over the body of the Lord upon the corpse of a priest.

12. Of incestuous marriages.

15. Orders the country priests to celebrate the feasts of Christmas, Easter, and Whitsuntide with their bishops in the city. See Labbe, Concil. 4:1084. See CLERMONT, COUNCIL OF.

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