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

  • If ecumenicism has to come, Southern Presbyterian conservatives prefer a face-saving union with the Reformed Church in America, a smaller, 230,210-member body concentrated in the .
  • Nevertheless, he has been a key man in much of the behind-the-scenes conciliation that makes ecumenicism work.
  • But the new spirit of ecumenicism is changing all that.

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