Eastern Orthodox Church

Eastern Orthodox Church
noun
derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Members of this Topic: ↑canonization, ↑canonisation, ↑bishop
Hypernyms: ↑Catholic Church

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Eastern Church or Eastern Orthodox Church noun
The churches which follow the ancient rite of the East and accept the first seven councils, rejecting papal supremacy, as distinguished from the Western Church (also Orthodox Church, Greek Church, Greek Orthodox Church, Orthodox Eastern Church)
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the ˌEastern ˌOrthodox ˈChurch [Eastern Orthodox Church] noun

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