Is there a hierarchy in the eastern orthodox churches?
Yes there is, with the highest ranking bishop being the Patriarch of Constantinople. It's important to note that the patriarch does not hold the same kind of position as the pope. He is not an absolute leader who claims to be infallible. He is merely the first among equals
There are Catholic churches and Orthodox churches. There are no Catholic Orthodox churches. There are, however, some Eastern Rite Catholic churches but they are not Orthodox. They are fully Catholic.
Orthodox churches are churches that believe in Eastern Orthodoxy. Eastern Orthodoxy is the second largest group of Christians in the world, with Roman Catholics first.
No, the Greek Orthodox church is a part of the Eastern Orthodox Churches.
The Russian Orthodox, Serbian Orthodox, and Carpatho-Russian churches
Some Orthodox Churches use the new Gregorian calendar, but most Orthodox Churches continue to use the old Julian calendar.
also known as the Orthodox Christian Church of Russia, is a body ofChristians who constitute an autocephalous Eastern Orthodox Church under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Moscow, in communion with the other Eastern Orthodox Churches. The ROC is often said to be the largest of the Eastern Orthodox churches in the world
Yes, the Eastern Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, and Russian Orthodox churches and their members do.
Russian orthodox. Greek orthodox. Coptic orthodox. Antiochia orthodox. Eastern orthodox. Ethiopian orthodox.
The oriental orthodox,eastern orthodox and roman catholic churches all started when various apostles spread mainly the middle east and eastern Europe. Soon the churches started to split the oriental orthodox then eastern orthodox and catholics together. Its hard to say when oriental orthodox started because it consists of several apostolic churches in communion which each other all founded at different times by different apostles
it is actually not byzantine orthodox. it is actually the church. the churches in the byzantium were called the Eastern Orthodox Church. at first there was only a common church. but later there were dispute among pope and the patriarch and actually the western Europe and the eastern Europe. so,there was a split, in the west, the churches were called the Roman Catholic Church as the pope as the head and the churches in the… Read More
There were two main churches: Roman Catholic and Orthodox. - UPDATE - Actually there were three main churches at the time, the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodox Church. The Oriental Orthodox Church was the first church to break away from the Orthodox Church (Eastern Orthodox Church) in 451AD followed by the Roman Catholic Church in 1054AD.
No, only Eastern Orthodox Christians can receive Communion at an Orthodox Church.
The Orthodox Churches and the Catholic Church were once united. The Orthodox Churches separated from the Catholic Church over political and doctrinal differences.
the two churches were eastern orthodox and the roman catholic.
The two churches were the Eastern Orthodox and the Roman Catholic
The two churches were the Eastern Orthodox and the Roman Catholic
Most Orthodox Christians are part of the Eastern Orthodox Church (commonly referred to as the Greek, Russian, Serbian churches, etc) but a smaller group exists of Oriental Orthodox (such as the Coptic and Armenian churches).
No, the Eastern Orthodox Church follows the 2,000 year old Apostolic tradition of only ordaining men.
In Greece although historically greek orthodox has been used to describe all eastern orthodox churches.
You have your wording incorrect. There is Eastern Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic. Both are different Churches. Eastern Orthodox: The Eastern Orthodox Church was once one Church along with the Roman Catholic Church until the Great Schism in 1054. After 1054, they have been two separate Churches. The difference easiest to recognize is their view of the Bishop of Rome (the Pope). The Roman Catholic Church believes that the Bishop of Rome has the final say… Read More
The term "catholic" is claimed by both the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. The Roman Catholic Church includes all the Churches that accept the authority of the pope in Rome, including certain Eastern Churches. The Eastern Orthodox Church does not accept the authority of the pope in Rome. The pope is the spiritual leader of all Christians. However, the Protestants and Orthodox do not recognize that leadership.
Catholic Eastern Orthodox Lutheran Anglican Russian Orthodox Calvinist Baptist etc.
No, the Orthodox Church only allows its members to be godparents in other Eastern Orthodox Churches.
yes they are
The Greek Orthodox Church is one of the 12 different Churches that make up the larger, Orthodox Church.
Eastern Orthodox Churches are under the authority of Patriarchs. The Patriarch of Istanbul is the successor of St. Andrew the Apostle & brother of St. Peter the Apostle.
That's a bit difficult to explain. There was one church called 'The Catholic Orthodox church" it split into Orthodox and Catholic. However there are two Orthodox churches which both preserve the ancient teachings and traditions of the original church. Except have a different view of the divintiy of christ. The Eastern "Oriental' Orthodox church believes that christ has two natures but united while the Eastern Orthodox church believes that chirst has two natures but seperate… Read More
What is the significance of the 1054 excommunications of the pope and the leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church?
It formalized the split between the Eastern and Western churches.
The Catholic Church & the Eastern Orthodox Church split in 1054 AD. The Churches had a disagreement over the Nicene Creed.
Answer Greek Orthodoxy Answer The name of the religion practiced in the Byzantine Empire was Eastern Orthodoxy. Answer Prior to the Great Schism of the eleventh century, the Byzantine Empire was Catholic, and nominally under, or at least aligned with, the Church of Rome. After that point, it was on its own, and called Eastern Orthodox. There were other Churches also called Orthodox, as the Oriental Orthodox and Coptic Orthodox were. They are not the… Read More
What was the role that John of Damascus played in the schism between catholic and eastern orthodox churches?
The East–West Schism, commonly referred to as the Great Schism of 1054, is the break of communion between what are now the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches, which began in the 11th century and continues.
The separation of the Eastern and Western Churches did not come about until the year 1054. There was no "Orthodox" Church at the time Luke lived.
the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church
Eastern Orthodox churches are led by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Since 1991, the leader has been Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch.
It is a celebration by the Catholic Church and Eastern Orthodox Churches to celebrate the dead. The Catholic Church celebrates it the day after All Saints Day and the Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate All Souls Day several times in the year.
No. In some Americanized Greek Churches organs have been put in to try and blend in with Western culture. This practice is very forbidden in Eastern Orthodox churches, therefore the Greek Churches with organs are breaking church rules. This practice probably won't last.
The Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, and Oriental Orthodox Churches practice infant baptism, as do Anglicans, some Presbyterians and Lutherans, and various other Protestant denominations, including many 'non-denominational' churches. Among less traditional Protestants, baptism practices often vary church-by-church.
David J. Goa has written: 'Seasons of celebration' -- subject(s): Liturgy, Orthodox Eastern Church 'The Ukrainian Religious Experience' 'Eastern Christian ritual' -- subject(s): Bibliography, Eastern churches, Orthodox Eastern Church
There are very few Orthodox churches in Spain at all. The U.S. State Department's 2005 Religious Freedom Report on Spain says there are 10 registered Orthodox parishes in the entire country (although there are likely others which are not registered at the national level).
According to the OCA (Orthodox Churches of America) there are between 1 million and 6 million who call themselves that.
Yes there are. However, unlike Catholic monks, nuns, & priests, Orthodox clergy do not belong to different orders.
The Russian Orthodox Church is part of the Eastern Orthodox Church, and is therefore in communion with all the other churches that belong to the Eastern Orthodox Church, such as the Greeks, Serbians, Romanians, etc. The Coptic Orthodox Church is part of the "miaphysite" group of churches, also called "Oriental" or Non-Chalcedonian churches, and is therefore not in communion with the rest of the Orthodox world. The Eastern Orthodox Church, which includes the Russian Orthodox… Read More
Yes, mainly in Cairo and Alexandria. The head office is known as the (Greek Orthodox) Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Egypt, and is based in Alexandria.
The catholic church is sometimes considered the collection of churches that developed out of the Great Schism (namely, the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church). Although I have never heard someone use the term "catholic orthodox church," I would consider it to be referring to the Eastern Orthodox Christian religion.
It is called the Great Schism or the Great Eastern Schism
The Roman Catholic Church and the (Eastern) Orthodox Churches were formed after the Great Schism.
Absolutely not. Our churches are full of icons. Statue are forbidden.
I must advise you that a saint named Daniela is not listed in the martyrologies or hagiographies of the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Rite Churches or the Orthodox churches.
There was no such thing as east and west of Byzantine. The Byzantine Empire was not divided into east and west. Its official religion was Orthodox Christianity, which is sometimes also called Eastern Orthodox to distinguish it from the Oriental Orthodox Churches. The latter is an umbrella term for a number of Churches which hare separate from the mainstream Orthodox Churches found among the Egyptians, the Syrians and the Armenians (the Coptic Church, the Malankara… Read More
As a result of the East-West schism of 1054, when members of the Roman Catholic church and what thereafter was referred to as the Greek Orthodox church engaged in mutual excommunication of members. There are political, cultural and theological reasons for the schism. From 1054, Rome is not in communion with any of the Eastern Orthodox churches. However, historically, the term Greek Orthodox has also been used to describe all Eastern Orthodox Churches, since "Greek"… Read More