oecumenical

ADJECTIVE
  1. concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
    ecumenical thinking
    the ecumenical movement
    ecumenical activities
  2. of worldwide scope or applicability
    the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time
    an issue of cosmopolitan import
    universal experience
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  • Mehmet II, who collected Christian relics and occasionally watched a Christian service, even revived the Oecumenical patriarchate, the senior see of Orthodox Christianity.
  • The Council of Trent was the 18th oecumenical council of the Church, assembled at Trent, a town in the Austrian Tyrol, and sat, with certain interruptions, from December 13, 1545, until December 4, The Philippine Islands
  • The local mosque's oecumenical affairs debating team? On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • The oecumenical territory is divided into 100 eparchies or dioceses (83 metropolitans and 17 bishops). The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner
  • We must not forget, however, that there were also bishops elsewhere who conducted a so-called oecumenical correspondence and enjoyed great influence, as, e.g., History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7)
  • But the highest victory of great power is that of self-restraint, and it would be a beneficent result of this memorable meeting, this oecumenical council of the press, if it taught us all -- the brethren of this mighty priesthood -- that mutual knowledge of each other which should modify prejudices, restrain acerbity of thought and expression, and tend in some degree to bring in that blessed time -- Standard Selections A Collection and Adaptation of Superior Productions From Best Authors For Use in Class Room and on the Platform
  • As Cardinal he always spoke out against futile oecumenical endeavours, even if he could have done so more forcefully. The return of the Sedia Gestatoria?
  • A proof of the broad intent and oecumenical consciousness of this infant College appears in the fact that its Medical Department, which alone numbers ten professors and five hundred students, allows the option of one of four languages in the thesis required for the medical degree. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866
  • In a style that is more down-to-earth and oecumenical than Brouwer's, Heyting presents the intuitionistic versions of various basic subjects in everyday mathematics. Luitzen Egbertus Jan Brouwer
  • The Nicene Creed, drafted by an 'oecumenical' conference of bishops under the auspices of Constantine himself, [1] was the last notable formulation of Ancient Greek philosophy. The Balkans A History of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey
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