Orthodox Church love

Orthodox Church

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Eastern Orthodox Church.

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  • noun The Eastern body of Christendom
  • noun That part of Christendom apart from the Catholic Church
  • noun Any non-Catholic Church
  • noun The Eastern Orthodox Church

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites

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Examples

  • The name Orthodox Church is generally used to distinguish those of the Greek Rite who are not in communion with the Holy See.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Sofia, Bulgaria - According to the correspondent of the Ecclesiastic News Agency "Romfea" in Sofia, the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Bulgaria decided to not send envoys to the Meeting of the Combined International Theological Committee for the Dialogue between the Roman Catholic and the Orthodox Church, which is to be held in Cyprus between the 16th and the 23rd of October 2009.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Could they ever give up their belief that the Orthodox Church is the Church?

    The divide over the divide

  • So as far as I can tell, it remains possible, at least in principle, for Orthodoxy to reunite with Rome along the lines of the Ratzinger proposal of 1982, without abandoning the idea that the Orthodox Church is the Church.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Try as I might and have, I have never been able to find anything in Orthodoxy that would rule out its eventually coming to see the schism as one within the Church, even on the premise that the Orthodox Church is the Church.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Of course Orthodox usually insist that their traditional, internal consensus, as expressed in both liturgy and theology, makes their belief that the Orthodox Church is the Church just as "irreformable" for Orthodoxy as the corresponding belief is for Catholicism.

    The divide over the divide

  • Try as I might and have, I have never been able to find anything in Orthodoxy that would rule out its eventually coming to see the schism as one within the Church, even on the premise that the Orthodox Church is the Church.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Could they ever give up their belief that the Orthodox Church is the Church?

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • So as far as I can tell, it remains possible, at least in principle, for Orthodoxy to reunite with Rome along the lines of the Ratzinger proposal of 1982, without abandoning the idea that the Orthodox Church is the Church.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • We should note that if we believe that the Orthodox Church is the Church in her fullness now as ever, then we must admit that the Papacy is not essential to the Church.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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