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Gangra, Council of.

Syn., variously dated from ca. 340 to ca. 379, held at Gangra (Gankiri; Kangri; Kankari; Changra), Paphlagonia; its 21 canons included vindication of the sacredness of marriage and condemnation of clerical celibacy.*


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