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  • n. a movement promoting union between religions (especially between Christian churches)

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Examples

  • But you absolutely cannot accuse him of being unorthodox and merely wanting oecumenism for show.

    The return of the Sedia Gestatoria?

  • And they have not compromised doctrine, but rather ensured that it is legitimate to ask tough questions about oecumenism and the like within the 'mainstream' - even if they do not go so far as to issue scathing critiques of the Supreme Pontiff every few weeks, which is not becoming of a Catholic ask Girolamo Savonarola.

    Motu Proprio "Ecclesiae Unitatem" - in English

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