Ecumenical

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Ecumenical Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
  • concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ecumenical'


  • Ecumenical council: This article is about ecumenical councils in general. For the Roman Catholic councils, see Catholic Ecumenical Councils. For the Salvador Dalí painting
  • Local ecumenical partnership: In England and Wales, a local ecumenical partnership (or project) is a partnership between churches of different denominations. First piloted in 1964,
  • Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople: is about the office of the Ecumenical Patriarch. For the current Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, see Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople
  • Ecumenical apologetics: Ecumenical apologetics is "an explanation (defense) of the Christian Faith, in an ecumenical fashion"; presenting a defense of the faith while advocating

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Ecumenical Sample Sentences in News


  • Pope's Address to Ecumenical Colloquium of Religious Men and Women
    "Religious life shows us precisely that this unity is not the fruit of our efforts: unity is a gift of the Holy Spirit, who brings about unity in diversity." Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'
  • Ecumenical leaders ask Pope to endorse resumption of talks
    DAVAO CITY -- Ecumenical leaders have appealed to Pope Francis to “add his voice” in calling the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) to return to the negotiating table. In a statement dated January 18, Rev. Ephraim S. Fajutagana, chair of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), said: “injustic Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'
  • Ecumenical Delegation From Finland Meets With Pope Francis
    Earlier today, Pope Francis received an ecumenical delegation from Finland at the Vatican. The group was in Rome on their annual pilgrimage to celebrate the feast of St. Henry, the patron saint of Finland. Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'

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