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Canons of the seven ecumenical councils

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    Council,  Canon
1 1 | placed at the disposal of the bishops the public conveyances and 2 1 | assembling of a large number of bishops. It was easily accessible 3 1 | easily accessible to the bishops of nearly all the provinces, 4 1 | universally adopted. Most of the bishops present were Greeks; among 5 1 | emperor began by making the bishops understand that they had 6 1 | and enthusiastic. All the bishops save five declared themselves 7 1 | confirms the right of the bishops of Jerusalem to enjoy certain 8 1 | persecution. ~Canon 15: Bishops, priests, and deacons are 9 1 | Formal prohibition for bishops to ordain for their diocese 10 1”,2 | ordained them presbyters or bishops; since, I say, these things 11 1”,4 | to be ordained by all the bishops in the province whenever 12 1”,4 | involved, let at least three bishops meet together in any event, 13 1”,4 | election held by all the bishops, and the appointment of 14 1”,5 | belong to a lay order, by the bishops in each particular province, 15 1”,5 | discussion held by all the Bishops of the province assembled 16 1”,5 | by common consent of the bishops it may seem better to let 17 1”,5 | been excommunicated by the bishops of any particular province, 18 1”,5 | persons excommunicated by the bishops of one province must not 19 1”,5 | admitted to communion by other bishops. Yet let an investigation 20 1”,5 | and to assemble all the bishops together in a common meeting 21 1”,5 | also by all the rest of the bishops, until it appear reasonable 22 1”,5 | the common assembly of the bishops to render a more philanthropic ( 23 1”,6 | have authority over all the bishops and metropolitans in Egypt 24 1”,6 | over all the occidental bishops and metropolitans. Likewise 25 1”,6 | given authority over the bishops and metropolitans of Syria, 26 1”,6 | fact that the multitude of bishops voted for the bishop, the 27 1”,6 | s c. IV). Yet if all the bishops in common elect a candidate 28 1”,7 | the name metropolis, the bishops thereof were the only ones 29 1”,7 | accorded seniority to the bishops of Alexandria and of Antioch, 30 1”,7 | its devolving to all the bishops successively acceding to 31 1”,7 | a council with fourteen bishops concerning Easter before 32 1”,8 | lest there should be two bishops in the same city.~(Ap. cc. 33 1”,8 | situation arise in which two bishops are officiating in one and 34 1”,15 | ordained, since not only bishops but also presbyters and 35 1”,18 | Eucharist even before the Bishops. Let all these things, therefore, 36 2 | of Nyssa; and many other bishops from the East made up a 37 2”,2 | 2.~ Bishops must not leave their own 38 2”,2 | affairs of Egypt only, let the Bishops of the East govern the Eastern 39 2”,2 | kept inviolate, and let the Bishops of the Asian diocese (or 40 2”,2 | Thracian diocese only. Let Bishops not go beyond their own 41 2”,2 | there either were not enough bishops to make up a synod, or it 42 2”,2 | explicit, neighboring and abler bishops ought to go to them, in 43 2”,3 | XXVIII, assert that these 150 Bishops gave equal priorities to 44 2”,3 | and in the fact that the Bishops who convened in the Trullus ( 45 2”,6 | charges against Orthodox Bishops managing the churches, in 46 2”,6 | the holy Council of the Bishops who have convened in Constantinople 47 2”,6 | charges against Orthodox Bishops in regard to ecclesiastical 48 2”,6 | opposition to our canonical Bishops. Further, as regarding those 49 2”,6 | accusations before all the Bishops of the province and before 50 2”,6 | happen that the provincial Bishops are unable to or incompetent 51 2”,6 | to a greater synod of the Bishops of this diocese summoned 52 2”,6 | the affrontment of all the Bishops of the diocese, let no such 53 2”,6 | inimically slander Orthodox bishops, without accomplishing any 54 2”,6 | neither all accusers of Bishops be admitted nor again that 55 2”,6 | other words, the catholic Bishops who have been ordained in 56 2”,6 | before the synod of all the bishops of that particular province. 57 2”,6 | the greater synod of the bishops of the Diocese,[56] and 58 2”,6 | regulations and affronts all the bishops of the Diocese, and should 59 2”,6 | greater synod or council of bishops, but, instead of doing so, 60 2”,6 | communion clergymen and bishops that appeal their case to “ 61 3 | Projectus, both of whom were bishops, and Philipp the presbyter, 62 3”,1 | perpetrate anything against the Bishops of the province, being already 63 3”,1 | the episcopate by the very Bishops of the province and by surrounding 64 3”,1 | Edessa, and of the thirty bishops who stayed with them or 65 3”,1 | 74] by saying: Since the bishops who failed to appear at 66 3”,1 | to do any ill turn to the bishops, or even to the laymen, 67 3”,1 | even by those same Orthodox bishops and surrounding metropolitans.~ ~ ~ 68 3”,2 | other hand, any provincial Bishops have failed to attend the 69 3”,2 | one, says that in case any bishops from the province of Antiocheia 70 3”,3 | any way whatever to the Bishops who have apostatized or 71 3”,3 | and, moreover, even the bishops in other countries who held 72 3”,3 | whatever to the apostate bishops.~ ~ ~ 73 3”,5 | Council, or by their own Bishops, for improper acts, and 74 3”,5 | Council or by their own bishops, and whom Nestorius and 75 3”,6 | prescribed that if they be Bishops or clergymen, they are to 76 3”,6 | from office if they are bishops or clergymen, or excommunicated 77 3”,7 | heresy whatever, they, if Bishops or Clergymen, shall be deprived 78 3”,7 | Clergymen, shall be deprived as Bishops of their Episcopate, and 79 3”,7 | detected or caught, whether Bishops or Clergymen or Laymen, 80 3”,7 | such persons, if they be bishops and clergymen, are to be 81 3”,7 | also, I say, if they be bishops and clergymen, are to stand 82 3”,8 | him the most God-beloved Bishops of the province of the Cypriotes 83 3”,8 | ordinations of the most reverent Bishops. The same rule shall hold 84 3”,8 | everywhere, so that none of the Bishops most beloved by God shall 85 3”,8 | administration, by ordaining the bishops in Cyprus extra-territorially 86 3”,8 | known as Amochostos, and the bishops accompanying, namely, Zeno 87 3”,8 | themselves to ordain the bishops in Cyprus, and to be left 88 3”,8 | the right to sit down with bishops, and the communion, or, 89 3”,8 | in ordinations the other bishops, though not to perform any 90 3”,8 | the Council says to the bishops of Pamphylia, that in case 91 4 | Paschasinus and Lucinsius, bishops, together with Boniface 92 4”,2 | Interpretation.~According to Zonaras, Bishops, Presbyters, and Deacons 93 4”,4 | to monks, so ought also bishops to have diligence and foresight 94 4”,5 | 5.~ As regards Bishops or Clergymen who go from 95 4”,5 | Holy Fathers to prohibit bishops as well as clergymen from 96 4”,9 | him be subjected by the bishops to canonical penalties. 97 4”,9 | six, and the deacon three, bishops from neighboring districts, 98 4”,9 | it at all, but only the bishops, in accordance with the 99 4”,11 | are to receive from the bishops little letters calledpacific100 4”,12 | Inasmuch as some ambitious bishops by applying to the Emperors 101 4”,12 | VIII of the 1st), and the bishops of that province were hence 102 4”,17 | undisputed possession of the bishops now holding them, and especially 103 4”,17 | and indetachable from the bishops to whom they belong, and 104 4”,18 | or hatching plots against Bishops or Fellow Clergymen[103] 105 4”,18 | as cheese”) against their bishops or fellow clergymen, let 106 4”,19 | canonically prescribed Synods of Bishops are not held in the provinces, 107 4”,19 | the Holy Fathers, for the Bishops to meet twice a year in 108 4”,19 | may come up. As for those Bishops, on the other hand, who 109 4”,19 | account decrees that the bishops shall meet twice a year 110 4”,19 | for correction. As for any bishops, on the other hand, who, 111 4”,20 | communion with his fellow bishops and fellow clergymen, until 112 4”,21 | Clergymen or laymen accusing Bishops or Clergymen are not to 113 4”,21 | clergymen or laymen who accuse bishops or clergymen in regard to 114 4”,25 | postpone the ordinations of Bishops, the holy Council has decreed 115 4”,25 | postpone the ordination of the bishops subject to them; but, on 116 4”,26 | have been informed, the Bishops are administering the ecclesiastical 117 4”,26 | told that in some provinces bishops are administering the affairs 118 4”,28 | and fifty most God-beloved Bishops who convened during the 119 4”,28 | and fifty most God-beloved Bishops have accorded the like priorities 120 4”,28 | aforesaid, and likewise the Bishops of the aforesaid dioceses 121 4”,28 | dioceses, together with the Bishops of the province, shall ordain 122 4”,28 | province, shall ordain the Bishops of the province, just as 123 4”,28 | and fifty most God-beloved bishops of the second Council have 124 4”,28 | Metropolitans (but not also the Bishops, that is to say, that are 125 4”,28 | Metropolitan together with the bishops of the province, just as 126 4”,28 | him, but indeed also the bishops located in barbarian regions 127 4”,29 | removal from practice as Bishops, then neither ought they 128 4”,29 | Antarandus, and, deposing the bishops whom he had ordained, degraded 129 4”,30 | Whereas the most reverent Bishops of Egypt postponed subscribing 130 4”,30 | as others say, thirteen) bishops of the same Patriarch of 131 4”,30 | Alexandria’s Patriarch for his bishops[114] not to make any move 132 6 | were also present three bishops representing the Westerners 133 7 | single will, and that the bishops who attended it anathematized 134 7”,3 | on the other hand, the bishops under the Patriarch of Constantinople 135 7”,8 | synods or councils of the Bishops in each province must be 136 7”,8 | council of the aforementioned Bishops to be held by all means 137 7”,8 | designate. As for those Bishops who fail to attend the meeting, 138 7”,8 | command that a synod of Bishops be held in any event and 139 7”,8 | it advisable. As for any bishops that remain in their bishoprics, 140 7”,12 | the wordeldersmeans bishops, according to St. Chrysostom, 141 7”,17 | and have run over to other Bishops, and without the consent 142 7”,19 | is meant preeminently the Bishops, but secondarily also the 143 7”,21 | office, whether they be Bishops or Clergymen whatsoever, 144 7”,21 | present Canon commands that bishops and all other clerics whatsoever 145 7”,24 | immutably assigned to the Bishops holding them, and especially 146 7”,28 | stricken from the book of bishops. But if they say this to 147 7”,30 | which says that neither bishops nor priests may conduct 148 7”,33 | or hatching plots against Bishops or fellow Clergymen, they 149 7”,38 | and be ordained by his own bishops, in accordance with the 150 7”,38 | imitation of the rest of all the Bishops who are under the said most 151 7”,38 | to be ordained by his own bishops, in accordance with the 152 7”,38 | just as are also all the bishops in Cyprus, and whenever 153 7”,59 | prisons by many Patriarchs and Bishops. See also Ap. c. LXXIX.~ ~ 154 7”,69 | ch. 30) that a council of bishops met in Antioch in the third 155 7”,69 | council addressed a letter to bishops Dionysius of Rome and Maximus 156 7”,73 | XLIX of Carthage prohibits bishops, clerics, and laymen from 157 7”,79 | Sardican Canon, which says that bishops must not leave their eparchy 158 7”,79 | Council has taken it that bishops must not absent themselves 159 7”,79 | them with regard also to bishops. Just as c. XII of the same 160 7”,101| everything to the judgment of the bishops and spirituals (i.e., confessors), 161 8”,3 | bishopric to be appointed by bishops, as was decreed by the holy 162 8”,3 | void and invalid; and that bishops are to be elected by bishops, 163 8”,3 | bishops are to be elected by bishops, in accordance with a process 164 8”,3 | vote subsequently after the bishops for those about to be admitted 165 8”,4 | general, to the effect that bishops, or clergymen, or monks 166 8”,4 | and by deed commanded the bishops of the Ephesians, and through 167 8”,4 | Ephesians, and through them all bishops subsequent thereto, not 168 8”,4 | to shameful profits, from bishops, or clergymen, or monks 169 8”,6 | province through an assembly of Bishops, but on account of the inconvenience 170 8”,6 | evangelical matters, the Bishops assembled must engage in 171 8”,6 | inasmuch as two Councils of bishops cannot be held each year 172 8”,6 | evangelical decrees, therefore the bishops assembled must see to it 173 8”,11 | to Metropolitans if the Bishops under them do not care to 174 8”,11 | to say. Likewise in case bishops fail to appoint a steward 175 8”,14 | ancient custom, Auxiliary Bishops may only with the permission 176 8”,14 | Likewise even Auxiliary Bishops (Chorepiscopi) are permitted 177 8”,16 | to the sacerdotal order. Bishops or clergymen, therefore, 178 8”,16 | present Canon decrees that bishops and clerics who wear splendid 179 8”,23 | conciliar letter to the bishops in Alexandria, stated in 180 8”,23 | that the ordinations of bishops ought to be ratified by 181 8”,23 | latter must ordain all the bishops subject to his jurisdiction. 182 8”,23 | used to be the custom with bishops of Egypt and of Libya and 183 8”,23 | Peter’s time, since some bishops in Pentapolis in Upper Libya 184 8”,23 | XXXIV, which says that the bishops of each nation ought to 185 8”,23 | there, but also to depose bishops and metropolitans of that 186 8”,23 | to dare to ordain other bishops in the diocese of Alexandria, 187 8”,23 | Alexandria authority over all the bishops in Egypt, etc. And this 188 8”,23 | the present Canon by the Bishops from Egypt at the Council 189 8”,23 | formerly been called specially Bishops of the Apostolic thrones, 190 8”,23 | different things: either the bishops who were made superintendents 191 8”,23 | Book V, ch. 8). One of such bishops was St. Gregory of Nyssa, 192 8”,23 | it properly signifies the bishops who have the first honor 193 8”,23 | that of Jerusalem. These bishops were called on the principle 194 8”,23 | do not pay regard to what bishops say about themselves, but 195 8”,23 | seniority and privileges of the Bishops of Rome, of Alexandria, 196 8”,23 | the Arabic text calls the bishops of Alexandria and of Rome 197 8”,23 | were allowed also to the bishops of Caesarea, of Cappadocia, 198 8”,23 | concerning Felix and Liberius, bishops of Rome, Sozomen states 199 8”,23 | Alexandria never had two bishops. And (Pope) Cornelius, the 200 8”,23 | says to Titus: Appoint Bishops, as I have ordered thee, 201 8”,23 | Africa and banished 120 bishops to the island of Sardinia, 202 8”,23 | through the agency of the bishops in communion and of like 203 8”,23 | say, after the Egyptian bishops came to Byzantium together 204 8”,23 | concerning differences between bishops and clergymen he says: “ 205 8”,23 | Council states that “all bishops and clergymen or laymen 206 8”,23 | councils and synods and bishops, but also by every Orthodox 207 8”,23 | Symbol of) faith of the Bishops who convened in Nicaea, 208 8”,23 | apologies in defense of certain bishops of Phoenicia, who had been 209 8”,23 | C. did not reprimand the bishops in Pamphylia for failing 210 8”,23 | words of the letter that the bishops in Pamphylia wrangled a 211 8”,23 | seeing that Severus sent two bishops with a view to enticing 212 8”,23 | Archangel Michael died?” The bishops of Severus replied to him 213 8”,23 | reason why this Canon allows bishops and monks to become guardians 214 8”,23 | called upon to do so by the bishops. Peter the Chartophylax 215 8”,23 | anyone dishonors all the Bishops of the Diocese, which is 216 8”,23 | Patriarch together with the bishops subject to him. So the Exarch 217 8”,23 | reference to provinces in which bishops were being ordained that 218 8”,23 | grabbed up greedily by any bishops when as a matter of fact 219 8”,23 | Apostles commands that the bishops of each nation ought to 220 8”,23 | Constantinople he deposed thirteen bishops from office. The Bishop 221 8”,23 | where, upon the death of bishops, many disturbances followed 222 8”,23 | having authority over all the bishops and metropolitans included 223 8”,23 | together with the other bishops of the see, has the right 224 8”,23 | Constantinople to ordain the bishops in Asia, Pontus, and Thrace; 225 8”,23 | was first accorded to the Bishops of Constantinople Sergius 226 8”,23 | All-holiest,” and so were the Bishops of Alexandria, of Antioch, 227 8”,23 | subsequent to the Cappadocian the Bishops of Constantinople Epiphanius, 228 8”,23 | consented to let the ten bishops of the Egyptians merely 229 8”,23 | him, forty-three of the bishops who attended the former 230 8”,23 | this Council, and that the Bishops of Sardinia, of Thessalonica, 231 8”,23 | Paul (which in speaking of bishops says: “If any be blameless, 232 8”,23 | Africa and which decreed that bishops, presbyters, and deacons 233 8”,23 | that the principle that bishops must abstain from their 234 8”,23 | Discourse) says: “Appoint bishops, if any be blameless, the 235 8”,23 | deacons are classed with bishops and presbyters and numbers 236 8”,23 | of other Patriarchs and Bishops.” In agreement with the 237 8”,23 | or shepherds), and the Bishops “Archpastors” (or chief 238 8”,23 | thev are assessors to the Bishops (i.e., entitled to sit with 239 8”,23 | to be suppressed by the bishops and spirituals; and they 240 8”,23 | excommunications as penalties by the bishops and spirituals, as ought 241 8”,23 | to force in order to make bishops and clerics shave off their 242 8”,23 | afterwards be exiled. The bishops and ecdici (or officers) 243 8”,23 | speeches and orations which the bishops and monks made in connection 244 8”,23 | the Confessors and holy Bishops, because they are renewing 245 8”,23 | consequently it teaches bishops and priests not to admit


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