conciliarism

noun
con·​cil·​i·​a·​rism | \ -ēəˌrizəm \
plural -s

Definition of conciliarism

: the theory of church government that places final ecclesiastical authority in representative church councils instead of in a papacy

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“Conciliarism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conciliarism. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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