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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Ecumenism.

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  • noun ecumenicalism; ecumenism

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  • noun (Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity

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Examples

  • None of this interfaith ecumenicism, no germ-spreading hand-shaking in the middle of the ceremony, no walks for understanding with everyone carrying a bottle of Evian, the bottled water whose name is "naive" spelled backwards.

    Banging My Head Against the Garage Door of Religion

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    Surprisingly favourable blogpost at the Washington Post

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Most ancient Hebrew biblical inscription deciphered

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Liberal MP Anita Neville Operating Under an Illusion #roft

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Planned Parenthood Director Bemoans Lack of Info about Natural Family Planning

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Islam's angry women

  • I could not conceive of him saying, “Our generation has an obligation to use these new forms of communication to create a common mind-set that can bridge the chasm between the failed orders of market capitalism and totalitarianism and the coming age of postpolitical ecumenicism.”

    EVENING’S EMPIRE

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Another bishop speaks out in favour of excommunicating wayward Catholic politicians

  • Wyoming aboriginals abortions anarchism annoucements anonymous donors apologetics apparitions armed conflict baby bonus bureaucracy canon law chocolate civility commercialism conferences congress consciousness contaception dementia divorce domestic abuse drought ecumenicism enemies evolution ex-gay feasts fertility fun hisotry language politics library literature male-bashing masculinism nationalism organ donation petitions podcast political prisoners prostitution questionnaires safe haven suffering surrogacy technology

    Partial absence from my blog

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    The Reasoning Behind the Objections to IVF

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