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 (325, in Greek) contains only one word about Christ's life on Earth: In Greek, pathonta--"he suffered.
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.
The Catholic Church has been constantly reformed since its inception - starting with the First Council of Nicea (in A.
In the first Council of Nicea, 315, it was stated that women deacons were not ordained and were to be counted among the laity.
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