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  • a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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  • a council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business

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  • Synod: "synodic period", see Orbital period. For the consensus algorithm for fault tolerant distributed systems, see Paxos (computer science). A synod /ˈsɪnəd/
  • Holy Synod: called the Holy Synod. For instance, the Holy Synod is a ruling body of the Georgian Orthodox Church. In Oriental Orthodoxy the Holy Synod is the highest
  • Synod of Dort: adding ten days. The Synod of Dort (also known as the Synod of Dordt or the Synod of Dordrecht) was an international Synod held in Dordrecht in 1618–1619
  • Synod of Bishops (Catholic): In the Roman Catholic Church, the Synod of Bishops is an advisory body for the Pope. It is described in the Code of Canon Law (CIC) as "a group of bishops
  • Synod of the Trinity: Synod of the Trinity is an upper judicatory of the Presbyterian Church headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. The synod oversees sixteen presbyteries
  • Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod: The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS), often referred to simply as the Missouri Synod, is a traditional, confessional Lutheran denomination in the
  • General Synod: The General Synod is the title of the governing body of some church organizations. Main article: General Synod of the Church of England In the Church
  • Cadaver Synod: The Cadaver Synod (also called the Cadaver Trial; Latin: Synodus Horrenda) is the name commonly given to the posthumous ecclesiastical trial of Pope Formosus
  • Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio: The Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States, commonly known as the Joint Synod of Ohio or the Ohio Synod, was a German-language Lutheran
  • Slovak Zion Synod: the ELCA, the only ELCA synod to have a congregation in Canada, and the only synod based on mission and outreach. The synod was founded by Slovak immigrants

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