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  1. ecumenical movement(noun)

    a movement aimed to promote understanding and cooperation among Christian churches; aimed ultimately at universal Christian unity


  1. ecumenical movement(Noun)

    a movement among Protestant groups since the 1800s aimed at achieving universal Christian unity through international or interdenominational organizations. There are also Ecumenical Councils in the Roman Catholic church; since the Great Schism (1054), the Eastern churches have not been involved.

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