• Definition for "ecumenical council"
    • an assembly of prelates or divines convened from…
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ecumenical council definition

  • noun:
    • an assembly of prelates or divines convened from the whole body associated with chapel to modify issues of doctrine or control.
    • (early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known globe beneath the presidency of the Pope to manage issues of trust and morals and control
  • adjective:
    • See under Council.
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