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Ecumenical Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ecumenical adj
  1. concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions; "ecumenical thinking"; "ecumenical activities"; "the ecumenical movement" [syn: ecumenic, oecumenic, oecumenical]
  2. of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience" [syn: cosmopolitan, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide]
Ecumenical Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ecumenic \Ec`u*men"ic\, Ecumenical \Ec`u*men"ic*al\, a. [L. oecumenicus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the inhabited world, fr. ? to inhabit, from ? house, dwelling. See Economy.] General; universal; in ecclesiastical usage, that which concerns the whole church; as, an ecumenical council. [Written also [oe]cumenical.] Ecumenical Bishop, a title assumed by the popes. Ecumenical council. See under Council.

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  • Ecumenical council: An ecumenical council (or oecumenical council; also general council) is a conference of the bishop s of the whole Christian Church ...
  • Ecumenical meetings and documents on Mary: Ecumenical meetings and documents on Mary is a review of the status of Mariology in Orthodox , Protestant , Anglican , and Roman Catholic ...
  • Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople: The Ecumenical Patriarch. (Η Αυτού Θειοτάτη Παναγιότης, ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Νέας Ρώμης και Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης ...
  • Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople: The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. (Οἰκουμενικὸν Πατριαρχεῖον Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, ikumenikˈon patriarˈxion konstantinuˈpoleos | ...
  • Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I. (Οἰκουμενικός Πατριάρχης Βαρθολομαῖος Α', Patrik I. Bartolomeos ...
  • First seven Ecumenical Councils: In the history of Christianity , the first seven Ecumenical Councils, from the First Council of Nicaea (325) to the Second Council of ...

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  • Bradford Ecumenical Home still caring for residents after 25 years
    In early August of 1989, Nancy Renninger and staff at the newly opened Bradford Ecumenical Home on St. Francis Drive were busy making beds and preparing the facility for the arrival of its first residents. Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'
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    AN ECUMENICAL prayer for peace will be held in Toowoomba today in honour of the victims of the MH17 tragedy. Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'
  • Pastor of Ecumenical Catholic Communion Church in the city moving on
    All Souls Ecumenical Catholic Communion Church has survived its first five years with an appreciation for traditional religious ritual and tradition, while also embracing humanity's diversity and less doctrinaire Biblical positions regarding modern social issues. Read more on this news related to 'Ecumenical'

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