Nicene Creed

Nicene Creed
/naɪsin ˈkrid/ (say nuyseen 'kreed)

1. a formal statement of the chief tenets of Christian belief, adopted by the first Nicene Council.
2. a later creed of closely similar form authorised by the Council of Constantinople (AD 381), received universally in the Eastern Church and, with an addition introduced in the 6th century, accepted generally by western Christian churches.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.