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Topic: Syriac Catholic Church

 Syriac Orthodox Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The church is led by the Syrian Patriarch of Antioch.
The church in Malankara, Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church is an integral part of the Syriac Orthodox Church with the Patriarch of Antioch as its supreme head.
Both it and the Chalcedonian Antiochian Orthodox Church claim to be the sole legitimate church of Antioch and successor of the Apostle St. Peter.
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 The SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ANTIOCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The church of Antioch, therefore, is proud that her Liturgy is in Syriac, the language made holy by the Lord's divine tongue, and honored by the tongue of His mother Mary and his Apostles.
Syriac culture is a glittering facet of the civilization of the East, and a true measure of the dimensions of intellectual activities of the Syrians.
As to Catholic Churches, after a long break in relations that lasted 1600 years: from the year 451 A.D, when the council of Chalcedony convened, and until the 20th century, the relations were restored on good grounds through the joint efforts of His Holiness Patriarch Yacub III and His Holiness Pope Paul VI.
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 Syriac Orthodox Church - A Brief Overview
The local head of the church in Malankara is the Catholicos of the East, consecrated by and accountable to the Patriarch of Antioch.
The Chief Bishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church is the Patriarch of Antioch.
The Sacraments of the Church are: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Repentance, the Priesthood, Anointing of the Sick, and Marriage.
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The Catholicate of the East was established in the 2nd century AD by elevating the rank of the Metropolitan of the twin cities of Seleucia-Ctesiphon (present-day Salman-Pak, south of Baghdad), then the Persian royal capital.
The church was then further weakened by the formation of a Catholic counterpart known as the Chaldean Catholic Church.
In mid-1997 it was announced that the Church of the East and the Syriac Orthodox Church had agreed to establish a bilateral theological dialogue.
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 Catholic Community Forum Discussion Groups - "one holy, catholic, and apostolic Church"
The distinctions of Rites in the Church are unnecessary.
The Catholic Church is a communion of 24 Churches.
The Catholic church is composed of many flavors, but all have unity in faith (if they didn't they would be heretics) and unity in communion (schismatics).
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 Syriac Catholic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Syriac Catholic Church or Syrian Catholic Church is a Christian church in the Levant having practices and rites in common with the Syriac Orthodox Church.
The present Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch is Mar Ignatius Peter VIII since February 2001 and resides in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Syriac Catholic Church was formally and officially united with Rome in 1781.
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 Assyrian Monasteries
The church is a historical treasure for the Christian Assyrian heritage containing many detailed carvings in Syriac, Arabic, and Armenian dating to the early 12th century.
In 1885, The blind saint Mar Shimun was buried in the upper church of the monastery.
The monastery was again re-built with the financial assistance of the Roman Catholic church, Pope Benedriktos XV by Patriarch Emanuel II in 1921, as shown in carvings on the main door of the monastery.
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Antioch: The Syriac Catholic Church belongs to the See of Antioch (which prior to his departure to Rome, Saint Peter established) and extends it roots back to the primitive Christianity in the Orient.
The present Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch is Mar Ignace Pierre VIII since February 2001 and resides in Beirut, Lebanon.
Liturgy: The Syriac Rite is rooted in the old tradition of both churches of Jerusalem and Antioch and has ties with the ancient Jewish Berakah and is usually called the Western Syriac Rite.
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 Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon
Along with the Maronite Church the West Syriac Tradition includes the Syriac Catholic Church, whose non-Catholic counterpart is the Syrian Orthodox (Jacobite) Church; and the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church of the Kerala Coast of southern India, whose counterpart is the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.
The East Syriac Tradition includes the Chaldean Catholic Church, whose counterpart is the Assyrian Church of the East (related to the Nestorian tradition), and the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church of Kerala, India, whose counterpart are the so-called “Thomas Christians”).
Maronite Catholics are classified under the Antiochene (West) Syriac Tradition of the Catholic Communion of Churches, along with Syriac Catholics and the Syro-Malankar Catholics of India.
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 Oriental Fathers: Syriac Literature
Syriac is the Aramaic dialect of Edessa (present-day Urfa in southeast Turkey), a center of early intellectual activity.
The Syriac Catholic Patriarch Afram Rahmani (1848-1929) and his namesake and Orthodox counterpart Patriarch Afram Barsoum (1887-1969) were among the most distinguished Syriac scholars of the 20th century, each producing a large number of scholarly studies.
The churches of the Syriac tradition are: The Syriac Orthodox Church, The Assyrian Church of the East, The Maronite Syriac Church, The Chaldean Church, The Syriac Catholic Church, and the various churches of the St. Thomas Christians in India.
www.tertullian.org /rpearse/oriental/syriac.htm   (5713 words)

 THE SYRIAC CATHOLIC CHURCH: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Church took the name of Syriac Catholic when Ignatius Andre AKHIDJAN was elected patriarch in 1662.
It is however desirable to mention the name of two convents having played a major role in the history of the community: the one of Saint Ephrem at Chebanie and the one of Charfe, known to be the patriarchal seminary and the seat of the Patriarch in summer.
The number of the faithfuls of the Syriacs Orthodox of the Indies is estimated to close to two million; the Catholic Malankare to half a million.
www.opuslibani.org.lb /church/syriac/ehistory.htm   (221 words)

 history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Ottoman government supported the Oriental Orthodox against the Catholics, and throughout the 18th century the Syriac Catholics underwent much suffering and persecution.
In 1829 the Turkish government granted legal recognition to the Syriac Catholic Church, and the residence of the Patriarch was established at Aleppo in 1831.
Steady Syriac Catholic expansion at the expense of the Syriac Orthodox was ended by the persecutions and massacres that took place during World War I. More than half of the 75,000 Syriac Catholics were massacred.
www.clubsyriaque.org /history.html   (395 words)

 Malankara Church History
The Church in Malankara continued to be under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Antioch and also his subordinate the 'Maphriyono'/'Catholicose' of the East, then residing in Mesopotamian region till the arrival of Nestorian bishops in 1490.
The entire Malankara Church was happy at these and in August 1876, a Synod was held at Mulunthuruthy and at that historical meeting, with almost all the representatives of Malankara Church, decided in favour of the decision of the Patriarch.
The Church is of the view that these individual parishes, particularly almost all the ancient churches, have been established by the desire of the parishioners and the central structure of the Church participated only in spiritual guidance.
www.catholicose.org /PauloseII/MalankaraChurch.htm   (6604 words)

 The Catholic Church
According to traditional founded by the apostle Peter (the reality is always not so tidy), the Church of Rome quickly came to be the most powerful in Western Europe, while Syriac, Coptic, and Greek churches were established elsewhere.
Eventually the church split into two main "superpowers" - the Latin Catholics in the West who looked to Rome, and the Grek or Slavonic speaking Eastern Churches who looked to Constantinople.
During the Age of Exploration Catholic missionaries from Spain, Portugal and elsewhere, sort convrts in the Americas, and parts of Asia, and Africa.
www.kheper.net /topics/religion/Catholicism.htm   (249 words)

 Church History
The Catholic Charismatic Church of Canada was a response to the modernism tht was being felt in the Church and to statements in the reports of Vatican II, inviting new rites and patriarchies.
In this light, after being consecrated by pro-uniate Old Catholic bishops in Europe, and thus having valid apostolic succession, Archbishop Barbeau founded the Catholic Charismatic Church of Canada “…to assist the Roman Catholic Church in its mission as a supplemental rite.” Father Letellier was also consecrated a bishop.
The Catholic Charismatic Church is an apostolic and sacramental church and seeks to promote the truth of the Gospels as such.
www.st.michaels.faithweb.com /History.htm   (512 words)

 Eastern Catholicism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Roman Catholic Church in the West is not the only communion to uphold the supremacy of the Roman Pontiff.
There are a number of churches which in form, ritual, and communicants closely resemble Eastern Orthodox establishments but which, for a variety of reasons, have chosen to associate with the Western Patriachate.
During the crusades the Maronites recognized the supremacy of the Pope and are currently in communion with the Roman Catholic church.
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Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of Central Europe and Germany.
Syrisk Ortodoxa Kirkans - Ungdomsforbund I Sverige (Syriac Orthodox Church in Sweden)
Syriac NT Studies Page maintained by Steven Ring.
sor.cua.edu /Links/index.html   (393 words)

 Catholic-Pages.com | Discussion Forum - Why not a Traditonal Aramaic Mass?
The Syriac Orthodox Church and the Syriac Catholic Church both uses an Aramaic dialect for thier Divine Liturgy, but I'm not sure if it is the dialect that Jesus spoke.
The Catholic Church is alone in keeping the true worship.
This is the fount of truth, this the house of Faith, this the temple of God: if any man enter not here, or if any man go forth from it, he is a stranger to the hope of life and salvation.
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 History of the Charismatic Catholic Church of Canada
The Catholic Charismatic Church of Canada was a response to the modernism that was being felt in the Church and to statements in the reports of Vatican II, inviting new rites and patriarchies.
There are many Catholic Rites throughout the world, many of which are united under the Pope: the Melkite Catholic Church, the Ukrainian Catholic Church, the Syriac Catholic Church, just to name a few.
In this light, after being consecrated by pro-uniate Old Catholic bishops in Europe, Archbishop Barbeau founded the Catholic Charismatic Church of Canada “to assist the Roman Catholic Church in its mission as a supplemental rite.” Father Le Tellier was also consecrated a bishop.
www.bethanyccc.org /CCCChistory.htm   (531 words)

 Byzantine Catholic Church in America
In reporting this, the official newspaper of the Ecumenical Patriarchate spoke of new relations between "sister churches," anticipating language to be adopted in due course by the Churches themselves.
All of the Catholic Churches, including the Byzantine Catholic Church, embrace full communion with the Church of Rome and its primate, Pope John Paul II, the successor of St. Peter, the first among the Apostles.
In several common declarations the Holy Father and the Patriarchs of those Churches have announced that today we profess together that Jesus Christ is true God and true man, one person in two natures.
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 Church History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eyewitness To Vatican II Archbishop Emeritus Denis E Hurley of Durban was one of the driving forces in the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) which revolutionised the Catholic Church.
Catholic Association of Germany The KVD laid the foundation for Catholic charitable and social engagement throughout Central Europe, what German historians call "social Catholicism"
History of the Catholic Church in Tomsk and Novosibirsk By Fr.
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 The Syriac Maronite Qoorbono
The Qoorbono according to the Antiochan Syriac Maronite Church
The Syriac-Aramaic language was spoken by Our Lord Jesus-Christ, Mary the Mother of God, and the disciples just as it was spoken thousands of years before their time in the region of Mesopotamia.
Today this language is spoken by the following Aramaic people: the Syriac Maronite Church, the Syriac Orthodox Church, the Syriac Catholic Church, the Chaldean Church, and the Assyrian Church.
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 Catholic Community Forum Discussion Groups - "one holy, catholic, and apostolic Church"
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 Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch - Archdiocese of the Western U.S.
Phoenix, AR St. Ephrem Church, Houston, TX St. James of Nisibis, Corpus Christi, TX Organizations
(The institute sponsors a research project, "The formation of a communal identity among West Syrian Christians (451-1300)" and seminars on Syriac Orthodox Christianity.
For the Peshitta Syriac Bible, see under Syriac Orthodox above.
www.soc-wus.org /Links.htm   (292 words)

 St. Ephrem Syriac Catholic Church in Jacksonville, FL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ephrem Syriac Catholic Church in Jacksonville, FL 14608 Stacey Rd Jacksonville, FL 32250
Our Lady of Deliverance Syriac Catholic Diocese in USA and Canada
To view recent church events click on News Page.
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