Articles tagged: Orthodox

The 30 statements of the joint declaration between Pope Francis and Russian Patriarch Kirill

History Theology

SPL Staff • February 13th, 2016

Listers, on February 12, 2016 His Holiness Pope Francis met with the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill in Havana, Cuba. The two leaders signed a joint declaration on several issues, which included overcoming historic antagonisms between the two Churches, the plight of Christians in the Middle... Read More →

8 Odes in Honor of the Dormition of the Mother of God

History Theology

SPL Staff • August 15th, 2013

Listers, while the West celebrates the Feast of Our Lady, the Assumption, our brethren in the East celebrate with us under a different name. Known in the Byzantine theological and liturgical tradition as the Dormition (in Greek, the kimesis, or "falling asleep"), this feast commemorates the death... Read More →

6 Things You Should Know about the Melkite Catholic Church

History Theology

SPL Staff • September 7th, 2012

Listers: as you know, the universal Catholic Church is comprised of 23 sui iuris (self-governing) ritual Churches united by their communion with each other and with the See of Rome. Though the Roman Church is the largest, the 22 Eastern Churches play a significant and necessary role in the... Read More →

5 Questions About the Eastern Catholic Churches

History Theology

SPL Staff • November 4th, 2011

Listers, let us consider the simple but much needed work of Deacon Ed Faulk **: ****101 Questions and Answers on Eastern Catholic Churches****. Deacon Faulk has dual faculties: Roman Catholic a****nd Melkite-Greek Catholic, and has produced a wondrous primer to understanding our Eastern... Read More →
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