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Ecclesia (Greek: ἐκκλησία ekklēsia) may refer to:
- This is the nominative singular form of the Latin noun.
- Ecclesia or Ekklēsia, the principal assembly of ancient Athens during its Golden Age.
- the Christian Church
- See Church militant and church triumphant for ecclesia militans, ecclesia paenitens, ecclesia triumphans
- Congregation among many English-speaking Christadelphians.
- a local ecclesia, or local congregation, or house church, as distinct from the church as a whole.
- Ecclesia and Synagoga, meaning "Church and Synagogue", are a pair of figures personifying the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish synagogue found in medieval Christian art.
- Mater Ecclesiae (Lat.)—Mother Church.
- Ecclesia was also used in this sense by other groups in the 19th Century and by the Jehovah's Witnesses until 1930s. Their Bible, NWT uses "congregation".
- The Qahal, an organisational structure mentioned in the masoretic text of the Bible, which the Septuagint refers to as the Ekklesia.
- Sociological classifications of religious movements, Ecclesia (sociology of religion), in the typology of religion, a religion less pervasive in a society than a church but more so than a sect
- Mount Ecclesia, nature grounds in Oceanside, California with the international headquarters of The Rosicrucian Fellowship
- Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, a Nintendo DS video game. Ecclesia is also a location in this game.
- Ecclesia Dei is the motu proprio of 2 July 1988 that Pope John Paul II issued in response to the Ecône consecrations.
- Ekklesia (think tank), a British think tank examining the role of religion in public life
- Ekklesia (album), an album by For Today
- Ekklesia, a female-fronted Australian metal/hardcore band.
- The bi-annual international convention and governing body of the Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta
- primarily genitive singular form, "of the church"
- Advocatus Ecclesiae is the Latin title, in the Middle Ages, of certain lay persons, generally of noble birth, whose duty it was, under given conditions, to represent a particular church or monastery, and to defend its rights against force.
- De triumphis ecclesiae, a Latin epic in elegiac metre, written c. 1250 by Johannes de Garlandia, an English grammarian who taught at the universities of Toulouse and Paris.
- Ex Corde Ecclesiae, an apostolic constitution written by Pope John Paul II regarding Catholic colleges and universities.
- Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, a list of ministers from the Established Church of Scotland.
- Fabrica Ecclesiae, a Roman Catholic Latin term, meaning, etymologically, the construction of a church, but in a broader sense the funds necessary for such construction.
- Lamentatio sanctae matris ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae, a motet by the Renaissance composer Guillaume Dufay.
- Libertas ecclesiae is the notion of emancipation from ecclesiastical authority in relation to the temporal power, which guided the movement of Reform begun in the 11th century.
- Ordinarium Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae, a document written by Jacobi Gaytani that furthered the development of the papal conclave by establishing a voting procedure currently referred to as "approval voting"
- Regimini militantis Ecclesiae was the papal bull promulgated by Pope Paul III on September 27, 1540, which gave a first approval to the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, but limited the number of its members to sixty.
- Universalis Ecclesiae, a bull of Pope Pius IX that recreated the Roman Catholic hierarchy in England, which had gone underground with the death of the last Marian bishop in the reign of Elizabeth I
- Latin accusative singular form, e.g. "to the church".
- Ecclesiam a Jesu Christo, a Papal constitution promulgated by Pius VII in 1821
- Ecclesiam Suam, an encyclical of Pope Paul VI on the Catholic Church given at St. Peter's, Rome, on the Feast of the Transfiguration, August 6, 1964, the second year of his Pontificate
- Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus, a Latin phrase meaning "Outside the Church there is no salvation"
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