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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eastern Churches
Eastern Churches has been cut off from the rest of Christendom, and till modern times was the most separate and forgotten community of all.
Eastern Christians were persuaded to reunite with the West, the situation that had existed before the schisms became an actual one again.
Hence the importance of the Eastern Catholic Churches.
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  Eastern Rite Churches, Uniate Churches
Eastern Rite churches are communities of eastern Christians in union with the Roman Catholic church.
The Eastern Rite Churches are Eastern Christian churches consisting of five rites derived from ancient traditions of Christian churches in the East.
The Second Vatican Council, in its Decree on the Catholic Eastern Churches, confirmed the pledge to preserve the Eastern rites intact.
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  EASTERN RITE CHURCHES,
Eastern Christian churches consisting of five rites derived from ancient traditions of Christian churches in the East; they are now in communion with the Western church under the papacy.
The liturgical languages of the Eastern Rite churches are either those spoken by the original missionary founders or the present-day vernacular.
The Eastern churches have their own canon law and are not bound by the Code of Canon Law of the Western church.
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 The Eastern Rite Church
Although these Eastern Rites differ from the Western or Latin Rite in "rite" and liturgy, ecclesiastical discipline and Canon Law and spiritual traditions, they are fully part of the Roman Catholic Church under the leadership and pastoral care of the pope, the successor of St. Peter.
The Syrian Rite is located primarily in Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt and Syria, with healthy communities in Asia, Africa, Australia, and North and South America, reunited with Rome in 1781, and uses the Syriac and Arabic languages in its liturgies.
The Romanian Rite, centered in Romania with a significant population in the United States, reunited with Rome in 1697 and use Modern Romanian in their liturgy; in 1948, they were forced to join the Romanian Orthodox Church in Romania, but since the fall of communism, the Catholic Romanian Rite has regained independence.
www.catholiceducation.org /articles/religion/re0246.html   (2955 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Peninsular India
The term Eastern Rites may refer to the liturgical rites used by many ancient Christian Churches of Eastern Europe and the Middle East that, while being part of the Roman Catholic Church, are distinct from the Latin Rite or Western Church.
The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church is a Major Archiepiscopal Eastern Rite Church sui iuris with historical ties to the Chaldean Catholic Church in communion with the Church of Rome.
Latin Rite, in the singular and accompanied, in English, by the definite article (The Latin Rite), is a term by which documents of the Catholic Church designate the particular Church, distinct from the Eastern Rite Churches, that developed in western Europe and northern Africa, where Latin was the language of...
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 Latin Rite
The differences between the Latin Rite and the Eastern Rites are not in matters considered infallible dogmas, but are in rules of discipline and custom, the Eastern Rites following usages similar to those of the Orthodox churches.
In Eastern-rite Catholic churches, that sacrament is administered by parish priests to newly baptized infants via the rite of chrismation.
The Latin Rite is so-called because until the 1960s, Latin was used as the liturgical language in Catholic churches in "Western" countries.
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 Eastern Rites of the Catholic Church
The Chaldean and Syro-Malabar Rite are local expression of the East Syrian (Assyro-Chaldean) Rite, even though the Chaldeans are centered in Iraq and the Malabars are centered in India, claiming to have been Christianized by St Thomas.
Eastern Catholic Churches are at times insultingly called “uniate” Churches, meaning that they gave in to pressure to unite with Rome.
“Eastern liturgies are notable because of their length; because of their frequent use of incense; because they are always sung; and because parts of the service are hidden from view within a sanctuary enclosed by a curtain or barrier.
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 Eastern Rite Churches
The Eastern Rite Churches are also called Eastern Rite Church (note the singular) and Eastern Catholic Church or Uniate Church.
Eastern Rite Churches are organized by the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, the pope serving as prefect, and a cardinal pro-prefect as chairman.
There are now 6 Eastern Catholic patriarchs: 1 in Alexandria for the Copts; 3 in Antioch (1 for the Maronites (based in Jounieh, Lebanon), 1 for the Syrians, 1 for the Melkites (based in Damascus, Syria)); 1 in Babylonia (for the Chaldeans); 1 in Sis (for the Armenians).
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 Eastern Rite Churches - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sacrament of penance, also referred to as the sacrament of reconciliation, is a rite undertaken for the remission of sins committed after baptism...
Eastern Church, general term for the various ancient Christian communions of the Middle East and Eastern Europe, of which three groups remain today....
The Eastern Catholic Churches are autonomous particular Churches in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, the Pope.
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 Eastern Rite Churches
These churches have retained their identity, and can be classified according to which of 5 rites to which they belong: Byzantine, Alexandrian, Antiochene (from which the Maronites and Syrians stem), Chaldean and Armenian.
Eastern Rite Churches are organized by the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, the pope serving as prefect, and a cardinal pro-prefect as chairman.
There are now 6 Eastern Catholic patriarchs: 1 in Alexandria for the Copts; 3 in Antioch (1 for the Maronites (based in Jounieh, Lebanon), 1 for the Syrians, 1 for the Melkites (based in Damascus, Syria)); 1 in Babylonia (for the Chaldeans); 1 in Sis (for the Armenians).
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All members of the Eastern Rite should know and be convinced that they can and should always preserve their legitimate liturgical rite and their established way of life, and that these may not be altered except to obtain for themselves an organic improvement.
Eastern clerics and Religious should celebrate in accordance with the prescriptions and traditions of their own established custom the Divine Office, which from ancient times has been held in high honor in all Eastern Churches.[27] The faithful too should follow the example of their forebears and assist devoutly as occasion allows at the Divine Office.
Eastern clerics, seeing that a valid priesthood is preserved among them, are permitted to exercise the Orders they possess on joining the unity of the Catholic Church, in accordance with the regulations established by the competent authority.[30] 26.
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 Eastern Rite Churches, Uniate Churches
Eastern Rite churches are communities of eastern Christians in union with the Roman Catholic church.
The Eastern Rite Churches are Eastern Christian churches consisting of five rites derived from ancient traditions of Christian churches in the East.
The Second Vatican Council, in its Decree on the Catholic Eastern Churches, confirmed the pledge to preserve the Eastern rites intact.
www.mb-soft.com /believe/txn/eastrite.htm   (820 words)

  
 The Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle - Eastern Rite
Those who, by reason of their office or apostolic ministries, are in frequent communication with the Eastern Churches or their faithful should be instructed according as their office demands in the knowledge and veneration of the rites, discipline, doctrine, history and character of the members of the Eastern rites.
By the name Eastern patriarch, is meant the bishop to whom belongs jurisdiction over all bishops, not excepting metropolitans, clergy and people of his own territory or rite, in accordance with canon law and without prejudice to the primacy of the Roman Pontiff.
Eastern clerics, seeing that a valid priesthood is preserved among them, are permitted to exercise the Orders they possess on joining the unity of the Catholic Church, in accordance with the regulations established by the competent authority.
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 Eastern Rite Catholics--Beliefnet.com
Eastern Rite Catholic churches are part of the Roman Catholic Church, but have distinct liturgical rites, culture and traditions, having been part of the Eastern Orthodox Church following the Great Schism before their eventual reunification with Rome.
These 23 Churches draw their Liturgy and such from several different "rites" which are traditions of liturgy, devotion, etc and can sort of be grouped in terms of what Rite they share...but even those drawing from the same Rites have independent hierarchies under the Pope.
The way of celibration of the Eastern Rite masses was previously determined and Patriarches cannot modify this on their own accord (except where specifically empowered).
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 Orientalium Ecclesiarum - On the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite
All members of the Eastern Rite should know and be convinced that they can and should always preserve their legitimate liturgical rite and their established way of life, and that these may not be altered except to obtain for themselves an organic improvement.
Wherever an hierarch of any rite is appointed outside the territorial bounds of the patriarchate, he remains attached to the hierarchy of the patriarchate of that rite, in accordance with canon law.
Eastern clerics and Religious should celebrate in accordance with the prescriptions and traditions of their own established custom the Divine Office, which from ancient times has been held in high honor in all Eastern Churches.(27) The faithful too should follow the example of their forebears and assist devoutly as occasion allows at the Divine Office.
www.ewtn.com /library/COUNCILS/V2EAST.HTM   (2115 words)

  
 Latin Rite Mass
When the Eastern rite priest, acting in the place of Christ, says this prayer, he covers the Chalice with the Veil and waves it to symbolize the descent of the Holy Spirit.
He allowed all the rites that had been in use for over 200 years to be kept - such changes for example as we see in the Dominican rite - but otherwise ordered that the Church return to the Mass as it had always been since the earliest of recorded history.
So sacred and holy were the rites of the Mass considered that it is almost certain that the words of Scripture were somewhat altered so as to give the sense but not the exact form used in the Consecration.
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 Welcome to The Diocese of St. Augustine
The term is used for Catholic churches with origins in Eastern Europe, Asia or Africa which have their own distinctive liturgical and legal systems and are identified by the national or ethnic character of their region of origin.
Each Eastern Church is considered fully equal in dignity to the Latin tradition within the Catholic Church, although members of the Latin rite dominate numerically.
The Eastern churches often admit married men to the priesthood in their regions of origin but do not permit marriage after ordination.
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 Other Rites of the Catholic Church
The Latin Rite, (being the main rite of the Roman Church) and its variants such as the Dominican, Carthusian, Carmelite, and Franciscan rites; The Byzantine rite, Armenian Rite, Chaldean, Coptic, Ethiopic, Malabar, Maronite and Syrian rites.
Syriac in the Syrian, Maronite, Chaldean, and Malabar Rites.
Armenian by all the Churches of that rite.
www.catholicapologetics.info /thechurch/easternrite   (260 words)

  
 Byzantines.net - Eastern-Rite Catholicism
All Rites are one in the union of Christ’s Church under the headship of the Bishop of Rome.
For Eastern devotion is aroused by concealment as well as by exposition, and the doors and veils of the iconostasis are not only to hide, but also to reveal.
Eastern piety has remained largely free from the historical developments that in other places have led at different periods to the highlighting of this or that relatively peripheral aspect of Christian devotional life.
www.byzantines.net /books/eastern-rite.htm   (9994 words)

  
 Eastern Rite Catholics
Otherwise known as Eastern Catholics, Uniates, or Greek Catholics, Eastern Rite Catholics are Christians who give allegiance to Rome but adhere to those religious customs common to Eastern Orthodoxy.
Most of the Chicago area's Eastern Rite Catholics are Ukrainians, though Belarusians, Arab Melkites, Romanians, Lebanese Maronites, Syrians, and Assyrians also worship in the area's Eastern Rite churches.
The Roman Catholic Church has not always embraced Eastern Christian traditions among Catholics and by the late twentieth century was pushing Eastern Catholic parishes to adopt Latin religious customs.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/2189.html   (113 words)

  
 About Our Lady's Maronite Church
The Holy Father encourages Roman rite Catholics to visit the Eastern Catholic churches, although Eastern Catholics are discouraged from going to Roman rite parishes, as it is the will of Rome that Eastern Catholics retain the rich heritage and support their own parishes.
Vatican II even went so far as to say that if any Eastern Catholics have fallen away from the Eastern rite out of time or neglect, they should take pains to return to their heritage.
Eastern Catholics who attend a Roman rite parish because there is no Eastern parish for them to attend still remain Eastern Catholics of their own particular rite.
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