ecumenical movement definition

  • noun:
    • a movement among Protestant groups since the 1800s aimed at attaining universal Christian unity through worldwide or interdenominational organizations. There's also Ecumenical Councils into the Roman Catholic church; since the Great Schism (1054), the east churches haven't been included.
    • a movement directed to promote comprehension and cooperation among Christian churches; aimed fundamentally at universal Christian unity

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