Council of Ephesus

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The Council of Ephesus met in A.D. 431 to condemn the heresy of Nestorianism, a heresy that taught that there were two distinct persons in Jesus Christ, a human and a divine. Consequentially, it affirmed the right of Mary to be called "Mother of God". It affirmed the Twelve Anathemas of Cyril of Alexandria and exiled Nestorius to the Egyptian desert.

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  • 0431–431 –Concilium Ephesenum – Documenta Omnia. The Third Ecumenical Council. The Council of Ephesus (70 pages) pdf (
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