S: the First Council of Ephesus
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1: The First Council of Ephesus was held in Saint Mary's Church in Ephesus.
2: It was held in the year 431.
3: Over 250 people attended the First Council of Ephesus. It was presided by Cyril of Alexandra. It was called by Emperor Theodosius II, but Cyril of Alexandra asked Pope Celestine for permission..
4: They discussed: Nestorianism- The belief that the divine nature and human nature are separated, therefore Jesus could not be God and human. Theotokos- The belief that Mary was not the Mother of God. Pelagianism- The belief that original sin did not affect human nature.
5: They confirmed the Nicene Creed, the declaration of ''Theotokos'' and the condemnations of heresies.