The principle or aim of promoting unity among the world’s Christian churches.
More example sentences
- Among the subjects he considers are the diaconate, the priestly office, the office of the bishop, the place of canon law in the life of the church, and ecumenism.
- As irrevocably committed as the Catholic Church is to ecumenism, I cannot imagine the Magisterium ever endorsing the demotion of defined dogmas to the status of venerable opinion.
- The ‘Evangelical’ world (forgetting for a moment, churches explicitly committed to ecumenism and multifaith) is in a mess.
Definition of ecumenism in:
- The British & World English dictionary