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The '''Fifth Ecumenical Council''' took place in Constantinople in 553 AD, and is also known as the '''Second Council of Constantinople.'''
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==History==
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The fifth of the seven [[Ecumenical Councils]] dealt with the following:
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*Reinterpreting the Chalcedonian decrees from an Alexandrian point of view
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*Explaining more constructively the two natures of Christ and how they form a single Person
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Among the [http://www.comparativereligion.com/anathemas.html anathemas] made by the Council were those against parts of the teaching of [[Origen]].
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==Commemoration ==
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The '''Holy Fathers of the Fifth  Ecumenical Council''' are commemorated on [[July 25]]  and also on the 9th Sunday after [[Pentecost]] the [[Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils]].
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== Source ==
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*''The Orthodox Church'', Bishop [[Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia]]
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.intratext.com/IXT/ENG0835/_INDEX.HTM Canons of the seven ecumenical councils]
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsLife.asp?FSID=102090 Commemoration of the Holy 165 Fathers of the Fifth Ecumenical Council] – [[OCA]] website.
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[[Category:Church History]]
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[[Category:Councils]]
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[[Category:Ecumenical Councils]]
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[[ro:Sinodul V Ecumenic]]

Revision as of 06:49, June 10, 2008

The Fifth Ecumenical Council took place in Constantinople in 553 AD, and is also known as the Second Council of Constantinople.

Contents

History

The fifth of the seven Ecumenical Councils dealt with the following:

  • Reinterpreting the Chalcedonian decrees from an Alexandrian point of view
  • Explaining more constructively the two natures of Christ and how they form a single Person

Among the anathemas made by the Council were those against parts of the teaching of Origen.

Commemoration

The Holy Fathers of the Fifth Ecumenical Council are commemorated on July 25 and also on the 9th Sunday after Pentecost the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils.

Source

External Links

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