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Ascetical
spiritual exercises by which perfection and virtue may be attained, as in Ascetical Theology.
Ecclisastical
Of or pertaining to the church viewed as consisting of the clergy; pertaining to or characteristic of an ecclesiastic or ecclesiastics.
Episcopacy
Government of the church by bishops; the system of church government which comprises three distinct orders, bishops, presbyters or priests, and deacons.
Evangelization-
The action or work of preaching the Gospel.
Discipline-
Instruction imparted to disciples or scholars; teaching; learning; education, schooling.
Charism-
a free gift or favour specially vouchsafed by God; a grace, a talent.
Edict
an ordinance or proclamation having the force of law
Donatist
One of a sect of Christians which arose in North Africa in the year 311, out of a dispute about the election of Cæcilian as bishop of Carthage, in place of whom they elected Majorinus; they maintained that their own party was the only true and pure church, and that the baptisms and ordinations of others were invalid.
Accommodation
- adapting, adjusting, suiting
Arianism-

- Christian Church. a. Also with capital initial. A bishop having the oversight of the bishops of a province; spec. an archbishop.
The Arian doctrine or heresy.
Legate
- An ecclesiastic deputed to represent the Pope and armed with his authority
Metropolitan
Christian Church. a. Also with capital initial. A bishop having the oversight of the bishops of a province; spec. an archbishop.
Doctrine
- Public instruction; preaching
Patriarchate
The position or office of patriarch
Ecumenical
Belonging to or representing the whole (Christian) world, or the universal church
council
assembly called together for any purpose, convocation, or congregation