Sixth Ecumenical Council

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

  • Condemning the heresy of the Monothelites

By this point, Arianism had become largely marginalized and many Arians were accepted back into the Church. But a new attack on the Person of Christ emerged in the form of the Monothelies. The Monothelites argued that Christ has only one will, for He is one person albeit with two natures. The Council felt that this “impaired the fullness of Christ’s humanity