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Fifth Ecumenical Council also named Council of Constantinople II in 553

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In 553, the Fifth Ecumenical Council was held in Constantinople.
The Fifth Ecumenical Council was under Pope Vigilius and Emperor Justinian I.
165 bishops attended.

Accomplishments are:

  • Condemned the errors of
    • Origen
    • Certain writings (The Three Chapters ) of Theodore, Bishop of Mopsuestia
    • Ibas, Bishop of Edessa
  • Confirmed the first four Ecumenical Councils

Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils

A Sunday after Pentecost is named "Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils".
This Sunday honors all the Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils.

Location

The city of Constantinople was the capital of the Roman Empire (330-395), the Byzantine/East Roman Empire (395-1204 and 1261-1453), the Latin Empire (1204-1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453-1922). Constantinople was officially renamed to Istanbul in 1930. Istanbul is the capital of Turkey.

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