Council of Elvira – Spanish bishops attempt to regularize a code of Christian morality for both clergy & laity. cf. Womer [ed]. Morality & Ethics in Early Xnity.
- A woman who is baptized or is a catechumen must not associate with hairdressers or men with long hair. If she does this, she is to be denied communion. 
- A woman may not write to other lay Christians without her husband̓s consent; nor receive letters of friendship addressed to her only & not to her husband as well. 
- decree #43: a priest who sleeps with his wife the night before Mass will lose his job.