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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: A synod /ˈsɪnəd/ historically is a council of a church, usually convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application. In modern usage
  • Holy Synod: the Holy Synod. For instance, the Holy Synod is a ruling body of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church. In Oriental Orthodoxy the Holy Synod is 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
  • 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
  • Synod of Ráth Breasail: The Synod of Ráth Breasail (also known as Rathbreasail) (Irish: Sionad Ráth Bhreasail) was an Irish national church council which took place in Ireland
  • Synod of Dort: adjusted by adding ten days. The Synod of Dort (also known as the Synod of Dordt or the Synod of Dordrecht) was a National Synod held in Dordrecht in 1618–1619
  • Synod of Hippo: The Synod of Hippo refers to the synod of 393 which was hosted in Hippo Regius in northern Africa during the early Christian Church. Additional synods were
  • General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada: The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada is the chief governing and legislative body of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the sole Canadian
  • Synod of the Trinity: Synod of the Trinity is an upper judicatory of the Presbyterian Church (USA) headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. The synod oversees sixteen presbyteries
  • Calvin Synod (United Church of Christ): The Calvin Synod is an acting conference of the United Church of Christ, composed entirely of Reformed, or Calvinist congregations of Hungarian descent

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  • Extraordinary Synod on Family to Open in Vatican
    The extraordinary Synod of more than 250 participants will gather in Vatican on Sunday to discuss the attitude of the Catholic Church to marriage, cohabiting and divorce. Read more on this news related to 'Synod'
  • Muslim addresses Church of England synod for first time
    London (AFP) - A British Muslim addressed a Church of England synod for the first time on Tuesday in a discussion with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on the suffering of religious minorities in Iraq and Syria. Read more on this news related to 'Synod'
  • Pathway forward to be decided at first Limerick Synod in 70 years
    THE first Synod to take place in the Limerick Diocese for over 70 years will be a meaningful one that will seek a “pathway” forward for the Church in Limerick. Read more on this news related to 'Synod'

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