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  The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographies - A
Consecrated, August 29, 1982, cathedral of the Assumption, Todi, by Decio Lucio Grandoni, bishop of Orvieto and of Todi, assisted by Santo Bartolomeo Quadri, bishop of Terni e Narni, and by Antonio Fustella, bishop of Saluzzo.
Consecrated, March 19, 1966, patriarchal Vatican basilica, Rome, by Pope Paul VI, assisted by Francesco Carpino, titular archbishop Sardica, assessor of the S.C. Consistorial and secretary of the Sacred College of Cardinals, and by Ettore Cunial, titular archbishop of Soteropoli, vice-gerent of Rome.
Rector of the Catholic University of Mina Gerais, 1960-1981.
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  Patriarch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Patriarch of the West, the Pope and Bishop of Rome
The Catholicos of Armenia and of All Armenians, Supreme Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church
Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East
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Over the centuries many Catholic groups have broken away from Rome because they resented encroachments on their autonomy, (and some Orthodox communities have sued for reunion with the Holy See because they felt other Orthodox leaders were meddling in their affairs).
Eastern Catholics are keenly aware that they are vastly outnumbered within the Catholic Church, and constantly wary of attempts to "latinize" their liturgy or their pastoral practices.
Patriarchs are elected and enthroned by the bishops of their church.
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patriarch was for a considerable period confined to the family of St.
Armenian bishops in the Roman territory assemble and recognize the Council of Chalcedon.
Armenian territory were instrumental in the training of native missionaries called the "United Brothers", whose sole aim was to procure union with Rome.
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 Secretaries of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the Orient   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Secretary of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem for Greek Catholic Melkites
Secretary of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East for the Syrian Catholics
Secretary of the Catholicos, Patriarch of Cilicia for the Armenian Catholics
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 Eastern Patriarchates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A Latin Patriarch continued to be appointed until the capture of the city by the Mamluks in 1268.
With the establishment of an independent Armenian state in Cilicia in 1058, the Armenian patriarchate was transferred to Sivas, eventually settling in the city of Sis.
Patriarch Mar Shimun IV Bassidi ruled that his office would only pass to members of his own family (to a nephew, since the Patriarch was celibate).
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 CUF.org :: Catholics United for the Faith
In 506, the Armenian bishops formally rejected the Christological definitions of the Council of Chalcedon (451), and thus the Armenian Apostolic Church was born.
The current Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, of Alexandria and of Jerusalem is His Beatitude Gregory III Laham (born 1933, elected 2000), who resides in Damascus.
The archbishop of the Pittsburgh metropolitan is Archbishop Basil Myron Schott, O.F.M. (born 1939, appointed 2002).
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 Caucasus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
While Nairi and other small Armenian tribal states (Tuaratsi, Musasir, Sangibutu, Erikuahi, Katarza, Lusha, Diauhi etc.) existed in the Caucasian hinterland, the old Urartan districts near Lake Van and Cappadocian regions to the west were absorbed first by the Medes and then by their successors, the Persians.
In some ways resembling Diaspora Jewry in that Armenians have normally been found as isolated communities throughout the Middle East, their religion has been a powerful source of unity to them, and has been enormously influential in preserving the identity of the culture.
The Armenian Church is a Monophysite communion, and therefore is most closely related to Syrian, Coptic and Ethiopian branches of Christianity.
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 Patriarchs and Major Archbishops
Before the Council of Nicaea, the bishops of Rome, Alexandria and Antioch had been exercising patriarchal authority over a large territory, and this right was confirmed in the Council of Nicaea in 325.
In a similar way, the Armenians retained the patriarchal title of Cilicia and the Chaldees with the title of Babylon, but they would more properly be designated as Catholicos (i.e.
However, Pope Benedict XVI made the decision to drop the title, wishing to eliminate the notion that the Holy See represents the Church of "the West", and is therefore separate from the Eastern tradition.
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 Apostolic Succession of The Evangelical Catholic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bishop Aleksij (Sergiy Vladimirovich Simanskij, 1877-1970) was consecrated 28 April 1913 by Patriarch Gregorios IV of The Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East in Russia as Bishop of Tichvin.
The Melkite Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East.
Cyrillos VIII Jeha (Petros Geha, 1840--1916), the Melkite-Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, of Alexandria and of Jerusalem, consecrated to the Sacred Episcopate:
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*The Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East.
The Latin Catholic Patriarchate of Jerusalem (created A.D. 1099; only Titular Patriarchs from A.D. 1291 until A.D. 1847, when a residential Patriarch was again named).
The Gregorian Armenian Patriarchate of Saint James in Jerusalem.
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 Stella Hryniuk, Center for Austrian Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the nineteenth century the Greek Catholic Church came to be regarded as the national church of Ukrainians in Galicia, and many of its priests were in the forefront of the Ukrainian national revival.
This aroused the ire of Metropolitan Filaret of Kiev.
The last extraterritorial Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Church was held in Rome in February and decided that Cardinal Lubachivsky should assume his function as Major-Archbishop of L'viv in that city on March 30.
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 (PATRIARCHS) Tall Armenian Tale: The Other Side of the Falsified Genocide
The Patriarch Nerses Varjabedian submitted a report to the Istanbul Conference (12 December 1876-20 January 1877), which was convened in Istanbul to bring a solution to Bulgarian question, depicting so-called acts of coercion to which the Armenian subjects of the Ottoman Empire were submitted, which report was entirely prepared by the former patriarch.
The Patriarchate had collected duties from the Armenians under various names (under the colour such as aid to the Armenians who suffered from dearth, reimbursement of the debts payable for the Holy Jerusalem) and initiated large scale campaigns in Europe through press media in favor of the Armenians and against the Turks.
It is understood that the Patriarch spoke without reflection, thinking that autonomy was going to be obtained anyway, but that he did not repeat this figure, and even gave a figure under 2,000,000, when he saw that autonomy was not going to materialize, and he thought of the subject of taxes.
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 (CENSUS) Tall Armenian Tale: The Other Side of the Falsified Genocide
The Istanbul Armenian Patriarch gave (to the British, in 1921) the figure of Armenians still remaining inside Ottoman borders, before the Sevres Agreement, as 625,000* (as opposed to Nubar's 280,000; to be exact, the Patriarch's figure was 624,900, and there were an additional 20,000 estimated hidden Armenians afraid to surface.
When it is taken into account the figure for the Armenians who have not been subject to deportation, immigrated prior to and during the war, and reached their destination at the end of the deportation process, the same conclusion is drawn about the loss.
To put the Armenian loss into perspective, it should be noted that the Muslims of the war zone suffered equally horrific loss: The Muslim population of the Van province decreased by 62%, that of Bitlis by 42%, that of Erzurum by 31%.
www.tallarmeniantale.com /census.htm   (7172 words)

 What All Catholics Should Know About Eastern Catholic Churches - Catholic Update Januaryr©2006
For Catholics, the branches of the Church are properly called the Latin Church and the Eastern Churches.
Patriarchal: The six patriarchal Eastern Catholic Churches are: Armenian, Chaldean, Coptic, Maronite, Melkite and Syriac.
Armenian Catholics are found throughout the Middle East and in Argentina, France and the United States.
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Just as the Pope of Rome sits on the throne of St. Peter, the Armenian Catholicos, according to the expression of the ancient historian St. Movses Khorenats'i, "sits on the throne of Thaddeus." Thus he is "father and head" of the Armenian Church.
As head of Armenian Catholics the Catholicos Nerses-Bedros, like St. Thaddeus and St. Gregory the Illuminator, is in Communion with the Patriarch of the West, Benedict XVI, Pope of Rome and with all the
Catholicos Nerses Tarmouni is the nineteenth Catholicos to be re-united with the successor of Soorp Bedros, Patriarch of Rome.
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 Siris: Pentarchs and Patriarchs
It also is a good source for the traditional list of the Patriarchs of Alexandria up to Chalcedon, which begins with Mark, and the continuing lists after the Miaphysite split betweem the conciliar (Chalcedonian) Patriarchs of Alexandria and the nonconciliar Coptic Popes.
You should also see the traditional list for the Patriarchs of Antioch, also tracing back to Peter, and the split list after 518 between the Patriarchs of Antioch and the Syriac Patriarchs of Antioch.
Its traditional list traces back to James; and you can find the lists of Patriarchs of Jerusalem The current bishops in these seats are, of course: Benedict XVI (Rome), Bartholomew I (New Rome), Theodore II (Alexandria), Shenouda III (Coptic Alexandria), Ignatius IV (Antioch), Ignatius Zakka I (Syriac Antioch), and Theophilus III (Jerusalem).
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 World Watch - Catholic World Report - May 2001
of the Armenian Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate; Maximus Sallum of the Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarchal Exarchate; and Paul Nabil Sayyah of the Maronite Patriarchal Exarchate.
The Orthodox were represented by Archimandrite Cornelius of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate; Patriarch Torkom II of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate; and Bishops Anba Abraham of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate; Swerios Malki Mourad of the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate; and Abba Gabriel of the Ethiopian Orthodox Patriarchate.
Protestants were represented by the Rev. Riah Abu Al-Assal, Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East, and the Rev. Mounib Younan of the Lutheran Evangelical Church.
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Canada, Catholicity in - Treated under three headings: I. Period of French domination, from the discovery of Canada to the Treaty of Paris, in 1763; II.
Catholic - The combination 'the Catholic Church' (he katholike ekklesia) is found for the first time in the letter of St. Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans, written about the year 110
Catholic Club of New York - A social organization described by its constitution as a club which 'shall consist of Catholic gentlemen who are governed by a spirit of devotion to the Church and fidelity to the Holy Father'
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 Links and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Belarussian Byzantine Catholic Church is cautiously emerging from the shadows of suppression in a difficult political environment.
The 1999 Joint Paschal Message on Ecumenism from the Patriarchs of the Eastern Catholic Churches to their flocks around the world is especially edifying (in French).
We Eastern Catholics have a great affinity for the experience of the early Christians; one can get a good idea of their love of Christ and their neighbors, their faith and joy in the face of persecution and hardships at the site The Christian Catacombs of Rome.
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 Cathedrals in New York City
The people usually known as "Roman Catholics" - the historic Church of the West under the immediate supervision of the Pope.
Claims to be "autocephalous" (self-governing), but status this was granted by the Patriarch of Moscow.
The two Armenian Orthodox Churches owe loyalty to different Patriarchs (called a "Catholicos"), but are similar in all else.
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 Africa Catholic Church Local History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA), inaugurated at Ibadan, Nigeria in 1977, is made up of the Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops' Conference (ITCABIC) comprising The Gambia, and Sierra Leone, the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC), the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).
It is located on the premises of the Catholic mission station of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (Missionnaires du Sacré-Coeur, MSC) at Bamanya, a village some 10 kms out of Mbandaka, the capital city of the Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo..."
From the Catholic Encyclopedia, copyright © 1913 by the Encyclopedia Press, Inc. Electronic version copyright © 1997 by New Advent, Inc. (A Catholic Web Site transcribing The Catholic Encyclopedia: an International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline and History of the Catholic Church.
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At present, there are 8 published headwords, in total 79 pages (A4 format).
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 Conventions of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the Orient
Conventions of the Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the Orient
Place: Patriarchal Residence of N. of Bzoummar - LEBANON
Pastoral Letter of Understanding between Catholic and Orthodox Rites
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 Giga-Catholic Information
Pope Benedict XVI, Reinstating the traditional norms for the two-thirds majority required to elect the Supreme Pontiff (2007.06.11)
Pope Benedict XVI, Letter to Bishops, Priests, Consecrated Persons and Lay Faithful of the Catholic Church in the People’s Republic of China (2007.05.27)
Secretariat of State, Explanatory Note on the Letter of Pope Benedict XVI to Chinese Catholics (2007.05.27)
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