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At its May 4 session at Moscow’s Danilov Monastery, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church resolved to establish a new feast glorifying the holy fathers of the 1917-1918 Local Russian Church Council, to be celebrated on November 5/18, the day of the election of St. Tikhon to the Muscovite patriarchal throne, reports the press service of the Moscow Patriarchate.

http://orthochristian.com/103240.html

I'm not sure if this information was posted here before, but this is the first I'm hearing about it and I thought it was interesting. 
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Re: FEAST OF HOLY FATHERS OF 1917-1918 LOCAL RUSSIAN COUNCIL ESTABLISHED
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2017, 04:47:32 PM »
Are there any other such feasts for councils, local or otherwise, that aren't labelled "Ecumenical?"
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Re: FEAST OF HOLY FATHERS OF 1917-1918 LOCAL RUSSIAN COUNCIL ESTABLISHED
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2017, 10:53:30 PM »
The Coptic Church IIRC commemorates the Council of Antioch in the third century against Paul of Samosata.
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Re: FEAST OF HOLY FATHERS OF 1917-1918 LOCAL RUSSIAN COUNCIL ESTABLISHED
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2017, 08:24:48 AM »
A Council of martyrs and confessors.
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Re: FEAST OF HOLY FATHERS OF 1917-1918 LOCAL RUSSIAN COUNCIL ESTABLISHED
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2017, 09:22:57 AM »
I guess the Triumph of Orthodoxy could be considered celebrating a council that isn't labeled ecumenical.
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