Councils of Aix-en-Provence

Councils of the Roman Catholic Church were held at Aix-en-Provence in 1112, 1374, 1409, 1585, 1612, 1838,(fr) and 1850. In that of 1612 the Gallican work of Edmond Richer, De la puissance ecclésiastique et politique (Paris, 1611), was censured.

In that of 1838 the attendees requested Pope Gregory XVI to add "Immaculate" to the word "Conception" in the preface of the Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, which he did.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainShahan, Thomas Joseph (1907). "Councils of Aix-en-Provence". In Herbermann, Charles (ed.). Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company.