Fourth Council of Constantinople

Definitions of Fourth Council of Constantinople
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n the council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern and western churches

Synonyms:
Constantinople
Type of:
council
(Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine

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