- ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT
- the twentieth century movement to unite CHRISTIAN CHURCHES which began with the World Missionary Conference held in Edinburgh in 1910 and led to the founding of the WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES in 1938.
Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.
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