- of, relating to, or issued by a council.
Origin of conciliar
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While churchmen directed the councils of the nation, the conciliar action of the Church ceased altogether.The English Church in the Middle Ages
The growth of conciliar prerogatives tended to advance the development of papal authority.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church
Alexander Clarence Flick
For the deposition of Eugenius was either a rightful and valid exercise of conciliar authority or it was not.
Their heroic attempt to secure reform from withinmade in the great Conciliar movementdefinitely failed.
The history of medival heresy takes us as far as the Conciliar movement.
- of, from, or by means of a council, esp an ecclesiastical one
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