It was composed in part as a response to Gnosticism, which denied the physical reality of Jesus. Today this creed serves as an ecumenical symbol of faith and is used in several Canadian Anglican liturgies including the service of baptism, and morning and evening prayer. I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. 301 Moved Permanently. nginx/1.14.0 (Ubuntu) The Nicene Creed, also called the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed, presents the basic Catholic teaching about the nature of God. Catholics, Orthodox, and many Protestants accept the ancient Nicene creed. The current form of the creed was written at the Councils of Nicaea (AD 325) and Constantinople (AD 381). The Nicene Creed, composed in part and adopted at the First Council of Nicaea (325) and revised with additions by the First Council of Constantinople (381), is a creed that summarizes the orthodox faith of the Christian Church and is used in the liturgy of most Christian Churches. The original Nicene Creed of 325AD ended right here with the Holy Ghost. The remainder of the Creed was approved at the Council of Constantinople in 381 AD. However, most scholars believe that the text of the full creed dates prior to this council, and that the bishops simply gave their approval to a local creed already in use.