First Council of Constantinople

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The First Council of Constantinople was a large meeting of Christian priests. It happened in the year 381. Emperor Theodosius I called the meeting in Constantinople.[1]

At the meeting, the church adopted the Nicene Creed. The Nicene Creed is not the same as the Creed of Nicaea.

At the meeting, the church also decided on the Trinitarian Doctrine, which is about the relationship between God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "First Council of Constantinople". Britannica. Retrieved March 29, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Tim Challies. 7 Councils: The First Council of Constantinople https://www.challies.com/articles/7-councils-the-first-council-of-constantinople/ 7 Councils: The First Council of Constantinople Check |url= value (help). Missing or empty |title= (help)