Third Cooncil o Constantinople

The Third Cooncil o Constantinople, coontit as the Saxt Ecumenical Cooncil[1] bi the Orthodox Kirk, the Catholic Kirk an ither Christian groups, met in 680/681 an condemned monoenergism an monothelitism as heretical an defined Jesus Christ as havin twa energies an twa wills (divine an human).[2]

Third Cooncil o Constantinople
Acceptit biRoman Catholics, Eastren Orthodox, Auld Catholics
Previous cooncil
Seicont Cooncil o Constantinople
Next cooncil
Seicont Cooncil o Nicaea
Convoked biEmperor Constantine IV
PresesPatriarch George I o Constantinople
Attendanceperhaps 300; signatories tae the documents ranged from 43 (first session) to 174 (last session)
TopicsMonothelitism, the human an divine wills o Jesus
Documents an statements
condemnation o Monothelitism
Chronological leet o ecumenical cooncils


  1. Continuity and Change in Creed and Confessions, Credo: Historical and Theological Guide to Creeds and Confessions of Faith, ed. Jaroslav Pelikan (Yale University Press, 2013), 15.
  2. George Ostrogorsky, History of the Byzantine State (Rutgers University Press, 1995), 127.