Eastern Catholic Churches

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  • Case Study: The Eastern Orthodox Church

    The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. The Eastern Orthodox Church teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ in his Great Commission to the apostles. It practices what it understands to be the original Christian faith and maintains the sacred tradition passed down from the apostles. Although, the U.S is a secular country, it still protects freedom of religion,…

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  • Orthodox Churches Vs Catholic Church Essay

    the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches dominate the religious beliefs of today, their beginnings were set in an important period and they were both powerful and accomplished. Society between these two, was supported by their community. Respectably, society in these churches are comprised of their beliefs, services, government, literature, icons, and clergy. As religion is at the center of every community, the Catholic and Orthodox churches held fast to their beliefs. Roman Catholics and…

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  • Great Schism Vs Christianity

    Paper Distinction between Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christianity With over 2 billion followers around the globe, Christianity is the world’s largest religion and encompasses nearly a third of the earth’s total population. However, Christianity is further broken down into numerous denominations that maintain their own distinct ways of practicing their Christian faith. The main branches of Christianity can be organized as Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protestantism.…

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  • East-West Schism Analysis

    the Great Schism, two disputing churches, are as distant from each other as they claim to be. Though highly controversial among modern-day Christians, the Western Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches are more similar in doctrine and beliefs than they are different in practice. In 1054, the Great Schism, or the East-West Schism, permanently separated the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Western Papacy. At that time, Pope Leo IX and Patriarch…

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  • The Great Schism Essay

    disagreements were bound to occur. One argument resulted in the divergence of two different branches of Christianity. Formally known as The Great Schism or The East-West Schism, rising tensions and differing ideologies led to the development of Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Many factors led to the Schism, including opposing cultural, political, social, and theological viewpoints. Ranging from the 9th to the 15th century, the Schism was not a clean break, but was a slow course of disaffection…

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  • Religious Traditions

    My project is about attending a worship service different from my own religious tradition, which is Catholic. I chose this project because I want to learn about other religions, other traditions, how they worship and what is involve in their ways of doing things. Experiencing a religion other than mine, will expand my knowledge. I believe that we always learn something new everyday and that we have to be open to receive what life offers by being here in this world that God created. What…

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  • Personal Experience: My Experience At Victory Church

    I was raised to be catholic which as you may know is a strict, and structured type of mass. Their practices in mass is exactly the same way each Sunday you attend, the only thing that usually differs is the subject of which the mass has been planned around. That is why I chose to go to a non denominational church for my church visit reflection. This is because these two religions are extremely different, and a couple of my friends on the soccer team go there for church each Sunday. The church I…

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  • Essay On Religion In The Middle Ages

    starting to be acceptable. During the Middle Ages, between 600 and 1450 A.D, Europe saw Islam make its way into Sspain and the dramatic change brought about by the Christian Schism of 1054 CE. However, there certainly were ideals, like the Roman Catholic Church, that were left relatively unscaved by the turmoil. The Umayyad Caliphate was primarily located in Syria until around 750 CE when they were overthrown and the Abbasid Caliphate took over. This forced the Umayyad Caliphate to relocate to…

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  • Summary Of Vatican II: The Church In The Making

    Richard R. Gaillardetz. At the publishing of the book it had been forty years since the close of Vatican II and the publisher thought it would be a great idea to publish books that make the teachings of the sixteen documents more accessible to Catholics. This book focuses on three of the documents, you could say one major, Lumen Gentium, and two minor, Christus Dominus and Orientalium Ecclesiarum, papers. The book is broken down into four distinct chapters with subsections in each chapter.…

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  • Differences Between Roman Empire And Western Europe

    communication throughout the land, in addition to internal conflict. The once Roman Empire split into 2 parts: Eastern and Western Europe. Between 476 and 1200 C.E. in Europe, the Eastern Empire started to slowly thrive and flourish due to the access of trading routes, whereas Western Europe undergoed chaos and more invasions, caused by the lack of political unity. The Schism of 1054 caused the churches to split, because of different beliefs of who should be the head of the church. But despite…

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