First Council of Constantinople


#1

Could anyone please explain the third cannon of the first council of Constantinople which says:

Because it is new Rome, the bishop of Constantinople is to enjoy the privileges of honour after the bishop of Rome.

And could someone please explain why this was declared.


#2

Read this from the Catholic Encyclopedia at New Advent: it may help.

newadvent.org/cathen/04308a.htm


#3

Thanks Tantum ergo


#4

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