Ecumenical Councils

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'''Ecumenical Councils''' are extraordinary [[synod]]s of [[bishop]]s which primarily decide upon [[dogma]]tic formulations, especially in the face of [[heresy]].  Secondarily, they also issue [[canon law|canonical legislation]] which governs the administration of the Church.
 
'''Ecumenical Councils''' are extraordinary [[synod]]s of [[bishop]]s which primarily decide upon [[dogma]]tic formulations, especially in the face of [[heresy]].  Secondarily, they also issue [[canon law|canonical legislation]] which governs the administration of the Church.
  
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Ecumenical Councils are extraordinary synods of bishops which primarily decide upon dogmatic formulations, especially in the face of heresy. Secondarily, they also issue canonical legislation which governs the administration of the Church.


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