First Council of Nicaea

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the first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism


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The Creed of the First Council of Nicea contains only one word about Christ's life on earth: "pathonta," i.
Roman Emperor Constantine got his Christian big-wigs together at Nicea in modern-day Turkey in May that year for a pow-wow since known as the First Council of Nicea.
It is interesting, for instance, to see how the schism of the Church at Antioch under Meletius and Paulinus was solved or how the First Council of Nicea invited the Novatians to be reunited to their local catholic Church.
With delicious irony, Flaubert's revivified, fictional Antoine 're-embodies' the debate [in the 1850s] concerning the relics of Saint Anthony the Great," and Vatican I, decreeing the infallibility of the Pope when speaking ex cathedra in matters of faith and morals, paralleled the First Council of Nicea, which formulated the official, anti-heretical version of the Apostles' Creed in the fourth century.
The Catholic Church has been constantly reformed since its inception - starting with the First Council of Nicea (in A.
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