Council of Trent, Conclusion and Implementation
The Council of Trent with the new Jesuit order also started many positive trends in the Catholic Church. Many new churches were built and renovated. There was a flowering of public preaching among the monks, priests, and bishops. The seminaries founded after Trent and the Jesuit schools greatly increased the learning and effectiveness of the clergy over the coming centuries. Everyone understood that bishops should live in their diocese, visit their churches, and preach and care for their flock. The abuse of multiple benefices was eventually phased out.
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