Eastern rite


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Eastern rite

n
(Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) the rite and liturgy of an Eastern Church or of a Uniat Church

East′ern rite′


n.
1. the rite of an Eastern church, usu. observed in the national language of the country where the church is located.
2. a Uniate church.
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Francis noted that some Eastern Rite Catholic and Orthodox churches were celebrating Christmas this weekend and offered his cordial wishes to these believers.
Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said long-standing differences between the two churches would remain, most notably a row over the Eastern Rite church in Ukraine that is allied with Rome.
It is also an obvious ecumenical olive branch proffered by the clericy in Rome to their Eastern Rite Orthodox brethren.
Alexis Toth (1853-1909), an Eastern Rite Catholic priest from Slovakia, who in 1889 moved from Austria-Hungary to the United States to minister to the local population of Carpatho-Rusyn immigrants.
Only a former member of an Eastern rite church, his wife and I have our eyes focused on that blessed moment at the altar.
But Cruz said this wasn't entirely true, saying that the Eastern Rite Church-which allows their priests but not their bishops to marry-was also having problems drawing young men to priesthood.
I'm sure many Eastern Rite Catholic priests would like this impression corrected.
The Roman Catholic Church, however, has come to accommodate those who prefer to worship according to the Eastern Rite, establishing a place for Eastern Rite Catholics within the church.
We" are not only talking about the Cairo revolution, but the Arab springtime as a whole, with all of its revolutionaries, counter-revolutionaries, Muslim Brothers and Salafists, military putschists - or restorers of order as the soldiers' supporters claim; beleaguered Copts, oppressed Eastern Rite and Orthodox Christians of the Eastern Mediterranean, anti-Christian fanatics, Kamalists, liberals and secularists in Turkey, as well as all the people fighting and frequently killing one another in the streets of Cairo, Alexandria, and the Egyptian country towns up the Nile.
Orthodox Christians and even Eastern Rite Catholics (and many Protestants as well) use leavened bread and sometimes speak of the bread's rising as a symbol for Christ's resurrection.
The Vatican said the mass would be a simplified version of the 2005 installation mass that brought Pope Benedict XVI to the papacy, with many gestures to Eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox Christians in a sign of church unity.
The Vatican released details of the mass, saying it would be a simplified version of the 2005 installation mass that brought Pope Benedict XVI to the papacy, with many gestures to Eastern rite Catholics and Orthodox Christians in a sign of church unity.

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