The Christian Church consists of many denominations - groups of Christians with a particular style of worship. For example, Baptists tend to have many services based on scripture and regard baptism of adults to be of prime importance. Catholics enjoy ornate ritual in worship. Pentecostals enjoy charismatic worship and concentrate on the gifts of the Holy Spirit - especially in speaking in 'tongues'.
However, ecumenical worship means worship in which two or more denominations worship together, like Anglicans and Methodists, or Pentecostals and Baptists. The service will reflect aspects of both traditions. Ecumenical worship can be particularly moving - especially if it is open to all denominations - as many attending worship together in an ecumenical service wuld never normally do so if they were confined to worship solely within their own denominations.
Ecumenical Catholic Church was created in 1987.
No, but they have an Ecumenical Patriarch (head of the Orthodox Church).
The Ecumenical Patriarch (in Constantinople).
The Ecumenical Patriarch is the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church is led by The Patriarch.However, being there are 12 branches of the Orthodox Church, the 12 branches have their own Patriarch in which is a spiritual father for the congregation and the jurisdiction of said Patriarchate. All 12 branches though, communicate with The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, with His All Holiness being the "supreme" Ecumenical Patriarch. Currently, the Ecumenical Patriarch is His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I ,Archbishop of Constantinople and New Rome, and Ecumenical Patriarch
Yes. They are both under the Ecumenical Patriarch.
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Roman Catholic AnswerThere was no new "church of Trent". The Council of Trent was 19th of 21 general ecumenical councils of the Catholic Church, (not counting the Council of Jerusalem in the books of Acts): First Ecumenical Council: Nicaea I (325)Second Ecumenical Council: Constantinople I (381)Third Ecumenical Council: Ephesus (431)Fourth Ecumenical Council: Chalcedon (451)Fifth Ecumenical Council: Constantinople II (553)Sixth Ecumenical Council: Constantinople III (680-681)Seventh Ecumenical Council: Nicaea II (787)Eighth Ecumenical Council: Constantinople IV (869)Ninth Ecumenical Council: Lateran I (1123)Tenth Ecumenical Council: Lateran II (1139)Eleventh Ecumenical Council: Lateran III (1179)Twelfth Ecumenical Council: Lateran IV (1215)Thirteenth Ecumenical Council: Lyons I (1245)Fourteenth Ecumenical Council: Lyons II (1274)Fifteenth Ecumenical Council: Vienne (1311-1313)Sixteenth Ecumenical Council: Constance (1414-1418)Seventeenth Ecumenical Council: Basle/Ferrara/Florence (1431-1439)Eighteenth Ecumenical Council: Lateran V (1512-1517)Nineteenth Ecumenical Council: Trent (1545-1563)Twentieth Ecumenical Council: Vatican I (1869-1870)Twenty-first Ecumenical Council: Vatican II (1962-1965)All of these councils were councils called by the Holy Father and attended by as many bishops as he could get there. They were all guided by the Holy Spirit and approved by Rome so that their decisions are binding on all of Christ's Church. Each and everyone of them was called to deal with various heresies. Many of their decisions involved the first time a doctrine was actually "defined" for the simple reason that it was the first time it had seriously been called into question. There was no new church after Trent, just as there was no new church after Nicaea. Despite other opinions to the contrary, the Church of Rome was established by Christ and remained faithful to Him throughout the centuries. There is no "church of Trent".
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The Ecumenical Patriarch
The Ecumenical Patriarch in Constantinople