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Definition of Ecumenical council

Ecumenical council
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.

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- 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 Council is a surrealist painting by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí completed in 1960. It is one of his masterpieces, taking two years to complete...
- first seven e****enical councils include the following: the First Council of Nicaea in 325, the First Council of Constantinople in 381, the Council of Ephesus...
- 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 an...
- The Second E****enical Council of the Vatican, commonly known as the Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, addressed relations between the Catholic Church...
- tēs Chalkēdonos) was the fourth e****enical council of the Christian church, convoked by Emperor Marcian. The council operated in Chalcedon, Bithynia (modern...
- Catholic e****enical councils include 21 councils over a period of some 1900 years, which met for the purpose of defining doctrine, reaffirming truths...
- Turkey) in AD 431 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius II. This third e****enical council, an effort to attain consensus in the church through an ****embly representing...
- Constantinople in AD 381 by the Roman Emperor Theodosius I. This second e****enical council, an effort to attain consensus in the church through an ****embly representing...
- The Second Council of Nicaea is recognized as the last of the first seven e****enical councils by the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church. In...
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