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Encyclopedia > International Council of Women

The International Council of Women (ICW) was established in 1888 in Seneca Falls in New York State. National Councils are affiliated to the ICW and thus make themselves heard at international level. The ICW enjoys consultative status with the UN and its Permanent Representatives to : ECOSOC, ILO, FAO, WHO, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNCTAD, UNIDO, etc. Seneca Falls refers to a town and a village in Seneca County, New York: Seneca Falls (town) Seneca Falls (village) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...


The first National Council of Women of Australia was established in New South Wales in 1896.


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BIGpedia - Second Vatican Council - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (3224 words)
The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church opened under Pope John XXIII in 1962 and closed under Pope Paul VI in 1965.
A major event of the final days of the council was the act of Pope Paul and Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras of a joint expression of regret for many of the past actions that had led up to the Great Schism between the western and eastern churches, expressed as the Catholic-Orthodox Joint declaration of 1965.
The Council Fathers, however, insisted, with support of the pope, that Mary's place was in the Church, and therefore, her chapter should appear in the Constitution dedicated to the Church.
Second Vatican Council - encyclopedia article about Second Vatican Council. (5188 words)
Approved by a vote of 2,307 to 75 of the bishops assembled at the council, and was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on December 7, 1965.
Approved by a vote of 2,318 to 3 of the bishops assembled at the council, the decree was promulgated by Pope Paul VI on October 28, 1965.
The Second Vatican Council, or Vatican II, was an Ecumenical Council ecumenical council is a meeting of the bishops of the whole church convened to discuss and settle matters of Church doctrine and practice.
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