Ecumenical cooncil

(Reguidit frae Ecumenical Cooncil)

An ecumenical cooncil (or oecumenical cooncil; an aa general cooncil)[1] is a conference o ecclesiastical dignitaries an theological experts convened tae discuss an settle matters o Kirk doctrine an practice in which those entitled tae vote are convoked frae the whole warld (oikoumene) an which secures the approbation o the whole Kirk.[2]


  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, "Council"
  2. "Catholic Encyclopedia".