ecumenism definition

  • noun:
    • A movement advertising unity among Christian churches or denominations.
    • A movement advertising globally unity among religions through better cooperation and improved comprehension.
    • Ecumenical doctrines and practices, particularly as manifested into the ecumenical motion.
    • a movement promoting union between religions (especially between Christian churches)
    • (Christianity) the doctrine regarding the ecumenical activity that promotes collaboration and better comprehension among various spiritual denominations: geared towards universal Christian unity

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