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Are there any Protestant denominations that reject any of the first six Church Ecumenical Councils?

According to this source, nontrinitarian groups (LDS, JW, Unitarians, etc) reject all of the ecumenical councils. Ecumenical councils are not recognized by nontrinitarian churches such as the Church ...
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Are there any Protestant denominations that reject any of the first six Church Ecumenical Councils?

Disclaimer: Some Protestants prefer that churches which deny the core teachings of the Ecumenical Councils should not be considered truly Protestant. For purposes of this answer, I used the definition ...
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Why is the Council of Jerusalem not considered as the First Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church?

Why is the Council of Jerusalem not considered as the First Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church? First of all, what is an Ecumenical Council? Ecumenical Councils are those to which the bishops, ...
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When a Council Deprives an Archbishop of "Sacerdotal Communion"?

When a Council Deprives an Archbishop of "Sacerdotal Communion"? The Lord Jesus Christ whom he blasphemed decides by this holy Council that Nestorius is deprived of his episcopal dignity ...
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Do the canons of the Second Council of Constantinople anathematise those who believe that Mary and Joseph consummated their marriage?

To answer the OP, not really. Here's Canon II. If anyone shall not confess that the Word of God has two nativities, the one from all eternity of the Father, without time and without body; the other ...
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Did the 1st Council of Nicea have a predecessor?

Did the 1st Council of Nicea have a predecessor? In a sense yes, but not as an Ecumenical Council. To be an Ecumenical Council, the following must be observed: Ecumenical Councils are those to which ...
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The Fourth Lateran Council on Conscience

If we are to trust the Compendium theologicae veritatis, a medieval theological digest compiled c. 1260-1270 by a Dominican theologian Hugh Ripelin of Strasbourgh, in Book V, Chapter 59, the quote is ...
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Do the canons of the Second Council of Constantinople anathematise those who believe that Mary and Joseph consummated their marriage?

Do the canons of the Second Council of Constantinople anathematise those who believe that Mary and Joseph consummated their marriage? The short answer is yes. We must remember that the word anathema ...
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Did the 1st Council of Nicea have a predecessor?

Ken Graham is answering in the view of the Latin Church, and actually uses an unsupportable definition. None of the Seven Ecumencial Councils recognized by both the Latins and the Orthodox as such ...
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When a Council Deprives an Archbishop of "Sacerdotal Communion"?

Based on the fact that it's sacerdotal communion, this should refer to Nestorius' priestly faculties. Sacerdos is the Latin word for priest. The Catholic Encyclopedia entry on priests says "...
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On the Contributions of St. Athanasius at the First Council of Nicea?

Good question and of interest to me as well. I found at least two things that Athanasius reportedly said during the council: Said rhetorically to Arius: How many fathers can you cite for your ...
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Church Fathers on the Authority of Ecumenical Councils

Remark: According to CHURCH FATHERS (36) – Rufinus of Aquileia Tyrannius Rufinus is a Father of the Catholic Church. The following is taken from St. Francis de Sales' The Catholic Controversy. The ...
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Following the Great Schism, what replaced the ecumenical councils' canons on art?

Following the Great Schism, what replaced the ecumenical councils' canons on art? As far as the Catholic Church is concerned the Quinisext Council has not been formally endorsed. Thus it’s decisions ...
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On Biblical Verses Invoked in Papal Encyclicals or Ecumenical Councils

On Biblical Verses Invoked in Papal Encyclicals or Ecumenical Councils There exist no concordance for papal encyclicals or Ecumenical Councils. One simply has to read a them as they are and the ...
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