Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Council of Albi

Albi, Council of.—It was held in 1254 by St. Louis on his return from his unlucky Crusade, under the presidency of Zoen, Bishop of Avignon and Papal Legate, for the final repression of the Albigensian heresy and the reformation of clergy and people. It also legislated concerning the Jews.

Hefele, Conciliengeschichte, 2d ed. (Freiburg, 1890), VI, 49–54; Mansi, XXIII, 829–852.