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Neal is really a lovely and brilliant, gentle soul, and he’s a spiritual seeker also, although very ecumenical.Anne Lamott’s Advice Could Stop You From Drowning in Cynicism|Susanna Schrobsdorff|September 23, 2021|Time
Küng moved to a different department at Tübingen as a professor of ecumenical theology and as director of the university’s Institute for Ecumenical Research.Hans Küng, Catholic theologian who challenged papal authority, dies at 93|Matt Schudel|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
Where are the Jewish leaders, who led an ecumenical campaign to free Soviet Jewry that inspired people all over the world?Communism's Victims Deserve a Museum|James Kirchick|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To celebrate together, after 17centuries, the first truly ecumenical synod.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke|Candida Moss|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Benjamin Franklin believed in prayer but stressed the importance of ecumenical “public religion.”Six Catholics, Three Jews and Not Much Memory at the Supreme Court|Jonathan Alter|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his majority opinion, Kennedy tried to argue that the court was merely upholding that ecumenical tradition.Six Catholics, Three Jews and Not Much Memory at the Supreme Court|Jonathan Alter|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I commented that he was surprisingly ecumenical for an exorcist, he smiled.My $295 Skype Exorcism|Scott Bixby|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was also a guarantee of full liberty for future conclaves and ecumenical councils.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
The constitutio de fide has been adopted by the Ecumenical Council, nemine contradicente.
Our present problems are said to be waiting for the next Ecumenical Council.
Why not call an ecumenical council, appoint a commission to see to such things, and then forget the sacrilege?Damn!|Henry Louis Mencken
As an ecclesiastical title it was used to imply, not universal (ecumenical), but a great and widespread jurisdiction.
British Dictionary definitions for ecumenical
oecumenical ecumenic or oecumenic
- tending to promote unity among Churches
- of or relating to the international movement initiated among non-Catholic Churches in 1910 aimed at Christian unity: embodied, since 1937, in the World Council of Churches