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Categories: Christian terminology, Ecumenical councils, All articles lacking reliable references, Christian church councils, Canon law (Orthodox Churches)
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ecumenical council  Ecumenical Councils  Œcumenical council  Catholicism/Councils  Christian councils
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(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline WordNet 3.0
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(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
An ecumenical council is a conference of ecclesiastical dignitaries and theological experts convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice in which those entitled to vote are convoked from the whole world and which secures the approbation of the whole Church. Wikipedia
Conference of ecclesiastical dignitaries and theological experts convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice Wikidata
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The first seven councils through 787 are considered to be ecumenical councils by both the Roman Catholic church and the Eastern Orthodox church but the next fourteen councils are considered ecumenical only by the Roman Catholic church WordNet 3.0