Re: a question
- Actually, the divisive effects of the event of 1054 were quickly
repaired and mutual recognition established. (Indeed, East-West
excommunications did not begin in 1054, but started in earnest in 863,
in the Photios-Nicholas schism). The events of 1100, however, created
the permanent breach between Orthodoxy and the West.
Some Orthodox theologians of exceptional standing aver that the Synod
of 879-80 was Oecumencial as well.
--- In email@example.com, Paul Bartlett <bartlett@...> wrote:
> On Mon, 7 May 2007, Paul Bartlett wrote:
> > On Mon, 7 May 2007, Carol wrote:
> >> Would like to ask a question, and would appreciate anyone who
> >> could answer this. I heard a Benedictine Monk on radio, state
> >> that there were MORE then Seven Ecumenical councils.....
> > Orthodox Christians recognize seven Ecumenical Councils. After the
> > events of 1066, the Latin Catholics held numerous (I forget how many)
> Oops, make that 1054. I tend to confuse those two dates. (1066
> being, for those who do not recognize it, the Norman Conquest of
> Paul Bartlett