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There was also a guarantee of full liberty for future conclaves and ecumenical councils.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The constitutio de fide has been adopted by the Ecumenical Council, nemine contradicente.
Our present problems are said to be waiting for the next Ecumenical Council.
Why not call an ecumenical council, appoint a commission to see to such things, and then forget the sacrilege?
DAMN!HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN
As an ecclesiastical title it was used to imply, not universal (ecumenical), but a great and widespread jurisdiction.
Constantine assembled at Nice, opposite Constantinople, the first ecumenical council, over which Ozius presided.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Constantine summoned to meet at Nice, opposite Constantinople, the first ecumenical council, of which Ozius was president.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Here the great ecumenical council, in which Photius was deposed, receives the appellation of "conciliabulum."
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
It was convenient, for example, to forget that Pope Honorius I had been anathematised by three ecumenical councils.
OUTSPOKEN ESSAYSWILLIAM RALPH INGE
To accomplish all this an ecumenical council of three years would hardly suffice.

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