The Virgin Nativity Cathedral
Section of Northern Lengthwise Nave. North View

The Sixth Ecumenical Council

Dionisy's frescoes. The Sixth Ecumenical Council

(III Constantinople) was convened in 680-681 under the emperor Constantine IV to condemn the heresy of Monothelites; 170 patriarchs confirmed the precept of two divine and human wills in Jesus Christ. The Trullan synod held in 692 supplemented the 6th council and drew up 102 canons of the Apostolic constitution. Feast day: 23 January.