Eastern Church


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Eastern Church

n.
1. The church of the Byzantine Empire, including the patriarchates of Constantinople, Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem.
2. The Eastern Orthodox Church.
3. often Eastern church The set of Christian churches centered in southwest Asia, northeast Africa, and Eastern Europe, including the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Nestorian, and Eastern Catholic churches.

Eastern Church

n
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any of the Christian Churches of the former Byzantine Empire
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any Church owing allegiance to the Orthodox Church and in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
3. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) any Church, including Uniat Churches, having Eastern forms of liturgy and institutions

East′ern Church′


n.
1. any of the churches originating in countries formerly part of the Eastern Roman Empire, observing an Eastern rite and adhering to the Nicene Creed; Byzantine Church.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eastern Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine ritesEastern Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
canonisation, canonization - (Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
Greek Church, Greek Orthodox Church - state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church - an independent church with its own Patriarch; until 1917 it was the established church or Russia
bishop - a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
2.Eastern Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine EmpireEastern Church - the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire
Catholic Church - any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
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This brought him into immediate contact with the Western Patriarch, whose interests he henceforth advocated with so much zeal as to bring on him suspicion and persecution from the rulers of the Eastern Church.
Damascus, SANA - The oldest Eastern Church, the Cathedral of the Dormition of Our Lady, also known as al-Zeitoun Church, announced on Saturday the start of the Christmas holiday season.
Szijjrt also states that having discussed the issue with Middle Eastern church leaders, and in accordance with their wishes, Hungarys standpoint is that instead of bringing Christians away from their homes in the Middle East, they must be given assistance to enable them to live there in safety and help their communities gain strength.
ABU DHABI -- The historical Christian monastery in Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE, is believed to have been built about AD600 by the Eastern Church.
The conference brought together all 22 presidents of Middle East churches from Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Cyprus, Lebanon, Egypt and Iran in addition to the four main eastern church families and other participants from Western churches and international institutions.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Yezidi MP, Vian Dekhil reviewed with a French delegation comprising ministers, deputies, members of the Council as well as personalities of the Eastern Church, the suffering of the Yazidis after the invasion of their areas by Daash terrorist gangs in early August of 2014.
I know it started innocently when an eastern church preacher needed an illustration for what seem dead but is alive.
To complicate the issue, there are different ways of interpreting the rules so that in most years the Eastern Church and the Western ones celebrate Easter (Pasg in Welsh) on different dates.
Basil the Great's Canon 13 are why the Eastern Church has never developed a just war theory as the Latin West has done (84-85, 143-44).
Their concert will include motets and liturgical settings from the Eastern Church written within the last 300 years, together with Russian folk songs that display a range of emotions and, with their rhythms and melodies, convey all that is characteristic of the great 'Russian Soul'.
The Eastern Church in the Spiritual Marketplace: American Conversations to Orthodox Christianity" is a delve into the Americans who chose the Orthodox Church, the church of the Byzantine Empire, and more recently, traditional Russian Christianity.
THE GENERAL Assembly of the Middle Eastern Church Council will take place in Cyprus late in November, Archbishop Chrysostomos announced yesterday.

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