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Definition of Ecumenic

Ecumenic
Ecumenic Ec`u*men"ic, Ecumenical Ec`u*men"ic*al, a. [L. oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to inhabit, from ? house, dwelling. See Economy.] General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council. [Written also [oe]cumenical.] Ecumenical Bishop, a title assumed by the popes. Ecumenical council. See under Council.

Meaning of Ecumenic from wikipedia

- relationships among their churches and promote Christian unity. The adjective e****enical is thus applied to any interdenominational initiative that encourages...
- An e****enical council (or oe****enical council; also general council) is a meeting of bishops and other leaders to consider and rule on questions of Christian...
- The e****enical patriarch (Gr****: Οἰκουμενικός Πατριάρχης, romanized: Oikoumenikós Patriárchis; Turkish: Kostantiniyye ekümenik patriği) is the archbishop...
- Gr****: Σύνοδος τῆς Χαλκηδόνος, Synodos tēs Chalkēdonos) was the fourth e****enical council of the Christian church, convoked by Emperor Marcian. The council...
- February 1940) is the 270th and current archbishop of Constantinople and e****enical patriarch, since 2 November 1991. In accordance with his title, he is...
- The E****enical Patriarchate of Constantinople (Gr****: Οἰκουμενικὸν Πατριαρχεῖον Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, romanized: Oikoumenikón Patriarkhíon Konstantinoupóleos...
- (now İznik, Turkey) by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. This e****enical council was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through...
- E****enical creeds is an umbrella term used in Lutheran tradition to refer to three creeds: the Nicene Creed, the Apostles' Creed and the Athanasian Creed...
- Catholic e****enical councils include 21 councils over a period of some 1900 years, which met for the purpose of defining doctrine, reaffirming truths of...
- The E****enical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland, is located in the vicinity of the International Labour Organization, International Red Cross and Red Crescent...