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Definition of Ecumenical Bishop

Ecumenical Bishop
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 Ecumenical Bishop from wikipedia

- The e****enical patriarch (Gr****: Οἰκουμενικός Πατριάρχης, romanized: Oikoumenikós Patriárchis; Turkish: Konstantinopolis ekümenik patriği) is the archbishop...
- 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...
- behind the term "e****enical". The E****enical councils brought together bishops from across the Roman Empire, with a total of seven e****enical councils accepted...
- the Fourth E****enical Council); The right to ordain bishops for areas outside defined canonical boundaries (Canon 28 of the Fourth E****enical Council);...
- Christian bishops convened in the Bithynian city of Nicaea (now İznik, Turkey) by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. This e****enical council was...
- America. E****enical co-consecrator of Goff was James Mauney, Bishop of the Virginia Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. E****enical co-consecrator...
- In the history of Christianity, the first seven e****enical councils include the following: the First Council of Nicaea in 325, the First Council of Constantinople...
- first ****embly of all bishops, the First Council of Nicaea, the event that marked the end of the period of the ancient pre-e****enical councils. The earliest...
- Orthodox "e****enical council". Such councils are deemed to have authority superior to that of any autocephalous church or its ranking bishop.[citation...
- doctrinal or governmental authority analogous to the bishop of Rome (Pope), but the e****enical patriarch of Constantinople is recognised by all as primus...
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