the patriarch of Constantinople, regarded as the highest dignitary of the Greek Orthodox Church.
- ecumenical patriarchate, noun
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How to use ecumenical patriarch in a sentence
Mahommed would consecrate that very false principle which was at the root of the ecumenical patriarch's arrogance.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI | Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
The claim of its bishop to be ecumenical patriarch stopped short of the Primacy.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI | Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies