ecumenical

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fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ Chalcedon , Council of Chalcedon
second ecumenical council in 381 which added wording about the Holy Spirit to the Nicene Creed Constantinople , First Council of Constantinople
fifth ecumenical council in 553 which held Origen's writings to be heretic Constantinople , Second Council of Constantinople
sixth ecumenical council in 680-681 which condemned Monothelitism by defining two wills in Christ, divine and human Constantinople , Third Council of Constantinople
third ecumenical council in 431 which declared Mary as mother of God and condemned Pelagius Council of Ephesus , Ephesus
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity ecumenicalism , ecumenicism , ecumenism
first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism First Council of Nicaea , Nicaea
seventh ecumenical council in 787 which refuted iconoclasm and regulated the veneration of holy images Nicaea , Second Council of Nicaea
ecumenical organization of Protestant and eastern churches; intended to promote unity and cooperation in religious and secular matters World Council of Churches
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