Constantinople, Second Ecumenical Council of
Constantinople, Second Ecumenical Council of
This council was held at Constantinople (5 May-2 June, 553), having been called by Emperor Justinian. It was attended mostly by Oriental bishops; only six Western (African) bishops were present

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