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According to the Eastern Catholic Major Archiepiscopal Church, yoga goes against Christian beliefs, according to The Christian Post. The Syro Malabar Church, located in Kerala at the Malabar Coast, Southern India shared its reasons in a newly released document. "The theology of yoga does not go ... Catholic church
... Peter Gregory Abdalahad was ordained to the priesthood in 1954 and to the episcopate in 1996. As a bishop, he ministered to Syriac Catholics in Jerusalem until his election as patriarch. Following his resignation in 2008, he retired to Bethlehem. The Syriac Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic ...

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The story of the Christian family includes tales of how its Eastern and Western branches separated, grew apart, attempted reconciliation, hurt each other and now are trying to work together for the sake of the children today and for generations to come. But it is also a story of ...
We are Eastern Catholic, one of the 23 Eastern Catholic churches," he said. Founded in 1913 by a heavily Slovak community in Lyndora, Simko said today its nearly 300 members are "a real mix." "Many of the parishioners have married into the church. They are not from Eastern Europe. Our services are ... Easter
Your Stories: A Wisconsin Video Series is a weekly video storytelling project from USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin. Today's video from Sarah Kloepping introduces you to the monks of St. Nazianz. Behind the walls of Holy Resurrection Monastery in rural Manitowoc County, the 10 Eastern ...
As per the course instructions, excluded were other Eastern Catholic Churches sui iuris with whom my Church shares full communion. Also excluded was any Eastern Orthodox Church since Eastern Orthodoxy shares the same Byzantine liturgical and spiritual patrimony as the Church to which I belong.

PASCHA [New Calendar]: Richmond Eastern Catholic Church, 31 March, 10:30 pm. March 31, 2018 by Justin Tse · 0 Comments. {COUNT}. in the wake of the Holy Sabbath service on Great and Holy Saturday, 2016 - photo by me. Arise, O G-d, and judge the earth, for to you belong all the nations! In the hiatus of ...
Also of interest, Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches originated the Easter tradition of coloring hard boiled eggs. This tradition represents eggs that are dyed red to represent the blood of Christ, shed on the Cross and the hard shell of the egg symbolized the sealed Tomb of Christ. The cracking of the ...
There are 23 self-governing Eastern Catholic Church that are also united with Rome and I have yet to see the Pope asserting any authority over them. Perhaps it is time for the Ukrainian Catholic Church (by far the largest of the eastern catholic churches united with Rome) to have Archbishop Shevchuk ...
Baldisseri also said other contributions will be provided by the Episcopal Conferences, by the Synods of the Eastern Catholic Churches and by synthesis documents resulting from listening sessions conducted in dioceses across the world. He added that the results of the online questionnaire proposed ... Young People
Baldisseri also said other contributions will be provided by the Episcopal Conferences, by the Synods of the Eastern Catholic Churches and by synthesis documents resulting from listening sessions conducted in dioceses across the world. He added that the results of the online questionnaire proposed to ... Young People
Here, by “Eastern Christianity” I mean mostly “Byzantine Christianity,” what most people know through Eastern Orthodoxy, or, if they've had the joy of finding them, the various Byzantine-Rite Catholic Churches. There is, after all, a set of Churches known by the common tag “Oriental Orthodox.” It might make ... Young People
The Mass, which begins at 2:30 p.m., will feature participation from groups representing approximately 28 different national, ethnic and/or Eastern Catholic Church traditions. Scripture readings and prayers will be proclaimed in eight languages including French, Malayalam, Swahili, Korean, Polish, Mendeh ... Young People
In a speech last month, its leader, Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, requested that Rome raise the church to a patriarchy, like several other Eastern Catholic denominations. Patriarchate status would allow the Ukrainian church to select its own leader, or patriarch, without prior papal approval, the Catholic ... Young People
But the two Eastern Catholic churches in India start Lent on a Monday, two days earlier to Ash Wednesday, making Lent a 50-day season. For many people this could be confusing. They may wonder how all Catholics can observe Easter on the same day when there is a difference of 10 days in Lent for the ... Young People
Appointments: Eastern Catholic Churches (2/19). February 20, 2018. » Continue to this story on Vatican Press Office. CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis assented to the appointment of a bishop of the Syriac Catholic Church. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). Young People
The 300 young people invited to the pre-synod meeting in March were chosen to represent national bishops' conferences, the Eastern Catholic churches, men and women in consecrated life and seminarians preparing for the priesthood. The gathering also will include representatives from other Christian ... Young People

CWN Editor's Note: Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Baghdad told the French daily La Croix that the Eastern Catholic churches need support from the Vatican. The Iraqi prelate also suggested that more Eastern Catholic prelates should be appointed to the Roman Curia, and that the ... Young People
At the Monastery of St Francis of Assisi in Bayada, north of Beirut, faithful gathered for Ash Monday Mass in the chapel on February 12. In the Maronite Catholic Church, ashes are distributed on Monday, two days ahead of the Latin rite's traditional Ash Wednesday distribution. This allows Catholics to ... Young People
Pope Francis accepts gifts from Melkite Patriarch Joseph Absi during a meeting with the Melkite synod of bishops at the Vatican Feb. 12. The Melkite Church is an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with Rome. (CNS /Vatican Media). Vatican City — Formalizing their unity in the intimate setting of the ... Young People
The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onward. Medical conditions, such as diabetes, can be exceptions to the fasting rules. Members of the Eastern Catholic Churches are to observe the particular law of their own sui iuris (“of one's ... Young People
The Pope also accepted the resignation a Philippine bishop for reasons of age and appointed his successor. Finally, the Pope appointed an apostolic nuncio in Azerbaijan and an Eastern Catholic bishop in Hungary. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source ...
Easter is just days away, and for many families, decorating eggs and staging a spirited egg hunt is a key part of the observance of the Resurrection. But first, the big question: Why do we celebrate Easter with eggs? It's all about symbolism. In ancient times, pagan rituals celebrating spring incorporated eggs ...
Since attending a local temple here during my catechumenate, I've made some Eastern Catholic friends here. This weekend, I've been going to Orthodox and Eastern Catholic liturgies in addition to seeing my grandma. There is something beautiful in this, a long process of transforming my encounter with ...
The 300 young people invited to the pre-synod meeting in March were chosen to represent national bishops' conferences, the Eastern Catholic churches, men and women in consecrated life and seminarians preparing for the priesthood. The gathering also will include representatives from other Christian ...
Appointments: Eastern Catholic Churches (2/19). February 20, 2018. » Continue to this story on Vatican Press Office. CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis assented to the appointment of a bishop of the Syriac Catholic Church. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above).
CWN Editor's Note: Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako of Baghdad told the French daily La Croix that the Eastern Catholic churches need support from the Vatican. The Iraqi prelate also suggested that more Eastern Catholic prelates should be appointed to the Roman Curia, and that the ...
At the Monastery of St Francis of Assisi in Bayada, north of Beirut, faithful gathered for Ash Monday Mass in the chapel on February 12. In the Maronite Catholic Church, ashes are distributed on Monday, two days ahead of the Latin rite's traditional Ash Wednesday distribution. This allows Catholics to ...
Pope Francis accepts gifts from Melkite Patriarch Joseph Absi during a meeting with the Melkite synod of bishops at the Vatican Feb. 12. The Melkite Church is an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with Rome. (CNS /Vatican Media). Vatican City — Formalizing their unity in the intimate setting of the ...
The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onward. Medical conditions, such as diabetes, can be exceptions to the fasting rules. Members of the Eastern Catholic Churches are to observe the particular law of their own sui iuris (“of one's ...
A Maltese man who celebrates mass in a Buġibba hotel for a minor Anglican denomination has insisted he is no false priest. Fr Mario Clayton Camilleri is ordained as a member of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Europe, a little-known branch of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Chile. The church ...
Holy Myrrh-Bearers Eastern Catholic Church: 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore, resumes its bi-weekly pierogie sales in February. Orders are now being accepted. Cost is $8 a dozen. Order by the following Sunday for Friday pickup that week: Feb. 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15, and 29, May 13 and 27, June ...
CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis visited Rome's Basilica of Santa Sofia on January 28 (video). The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above).
In the last week before the start of Great Lent - the most important period of fasting for the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches - people in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and their diaspora communities around the world celebrate Maslenitsa. Also known as Butter or Pancake Week, this religious and ...
Holy Myrrh-Bearers Eastern Catholic Church: 900 Fairview Road, Swarthmore, resumes its bi-weekly pierogie sales in February. Orders are now being accepted. Cost is $8 a dozen. Order by the following Sunday for Friday pickup that week: Feb. 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15, and 29, May 13 and 27, June ...
Syro-Malankara rite buys historic Presbyterian church in US. The Syro-Malankara rite, an India-based Eastern Catholic Church, has bought a historic Presbyterian church in a New York hamlet.
CWN Editor's Note: Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk is head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
Turning Point Ministries: 624 E. Eighth St., Chester, is currently collecting food as part of its endeavor to continually build up the city. Congregants are willing to pick up any and all donated nonperishable items that can be stored in the church's pantry until the time comes to serve. The pantry is opened the ...
I wanted to go. But with this sickness, I couldn't. And I can't go this Sunday either. Yesterday I was well enough for a walk, but sudden changes in weather are among the twenty or so things that make my chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia flare, so today I slept all day and I'll be just as bad tomorrow.
The term icon and style of art is most commonly associated with Eastern Catholic and Orthodox churches. A seminarian for the Diocese of Camden, Rev. Mr. Infanti is in his final year of formation at Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall University and is assigned to Infant Jesus Parish in Woodbury ...
Some Greek Catholics were also disappointed in a February 2016 joint declaration between Francis and Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church, feeling the pontiff should have been more forceful in insisting that Kirill accept the legitimacy of the Eastern Catholic churches. Since that time, Francis ...
Christ's Church has plenty of room in it for such a body, as is again amply proven by the Eastern Catholic churches. Such a thing will not, of course, appeal to everyone (including not all former Anglicans). But then why should it? This vision, of course, fits perfectly with the “Preston Option” I've been ...
Christ's Church has plenty of room in it for such a body, as is again amply proven by the Eastern Catholic churches. Such a thing will not, of course, appeal to everyone (including not all former Anglicans). But then why should it? This vision, of course, fits perfectly with the “Preston Option” I've been ...
Before I was even born, I was well versed in JAY-Z's discography, so I'm used to thinking long and hard about the music he puts out. Every step he makes is intentional and a metaphor. That's why when I saw Beyonce's looks in "Family Feud," I couldn't help but pick up major Corleone Family and religious ...
The Maronite Church is an Eastern Catholic Church which is in union with the pope. The Maronites profess the same faith and moral beliefs as Latin Rite Catholics and share the same seven sacraments. However, Maronites have a unique liturgy, theology, spirituality and discipline. Attend Sunday liturgy at ...
St. Anastasia is one of the few women martyrs greatly revered in both the Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Churches, as well as in Rome itself. Kevin Di Camillo. Of all the many saints who have had their feast days moved, reassigned, or dropped altogether from the Universal Calendar after the Second ...
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The people who work at the Vatican and in the Roman Curia are supposed to be "sensitive antennas" that faithfully transmit the desires of the pope and receive information from dioceses and Eastern Catholic churches around the world, Pope Francis said. Remembering that the ...
By the time I started reading Žižek, de Certeau, and Freire in earnest (thanks in large part to the influence of Sam Rocha), I was in the Eastern Catholic catechumenate. As I've written many times on this blog, I had encountered the Eastern Catholic churches during the Umbrella Movement because our ...
The Melkite Greek Catholic Church is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See as part of the worldwide Catholic Church. The Melkites, Byzantine Rite Catholics of mixed Eastern Mediterranean (Levantine) and Greek origin, trace their history to the early Christians of Antioch, of the ...
The 300 young people invited to the pre-synod meeting in March were chosen to represent national bishops' conferences, the Eastern Catholic churches, men and women in consecrated life and seminarians preparing for the priesthood. The gathering also will include representatives from other Christian ...


 

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