...t of the [[Holy Spirit]] in the year 33 A.D. It is also known (especially in the contemporary West) as the '''Eastern Orthodox Church''' or the '''Greek
...The various titles given to bishops are simply administrative or honorific in their essence. At an [[ecumenical council]], each bishop may cast only one
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...st'''. The literal translation into English of the Arabic name is "Roman" (in Arabic, ''[[Rüm]]'') Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East." H
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...d West, was common before the [[Great Schism]], yet not as diverse as like in today's time. At present, all of the [[bishop]]s who care for such [[paris
:''Main article: [[Western Rite in the Nineteenth Century]]''
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...ly Surikov depicting the defiant Boyarynya arrested by Tsarist authorities in 1671. She holds two fingers raised: a hint of the old (i.e. "proper") way o
In the context of Russian Orthodox church history, the '''Old Believers''' (Ru
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...over the autonomous [[Church of Japan]] and the Orthodox Christians living in the People's Republic of China. The current Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus
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...ις, ''exomológēsis'') is one of the [[holy mysteries]] (or sacraments) in the Orthodox Church, as well as many other Christian traditions. Through i
===Confession In the Bible===
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...xpression and worship of our faith, and those who continue to move forward in the unchanging yet ever-dynamic [[Holy Tradition]] of the [[Orthodox Church
...[[Nativity|Christ is born]] in Bethlehem; 14,000 [[Holy Innocents]] slain in Bethlehem.
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She began life as a pagan, a Samaritan woman who lived in Phoenicia (present-day Lebanon). Eudokia wasted her early years living a s
...ian. She was baptized by Bishop Theodotos after she had a heavenly vision. In her vision, she saw an Angel of the Lord leading her to heaven while many a
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...eld [[November 30]] to [[December 2]], 1994, at the [[Antiochian Village]] in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. The bishops met together (many for the first time)
...obornost]]'' which results in the meeting of the Church's bishops together in collegiality, referring to itself as an "episcopal assembly." The conferen
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...rmation and links regarding the history and state of Orthodox Christianity in America.
*[[Bibliography of Orthodoxy in America]]
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...Chios, encased in a silver and jeweled reliquary, and translated to Venice in 1627. The [[Orthodox Church]] celebrates his [[feast day]] on [[May 14]].
A Roman officer in the navy, Isidore confessed himself as a Christian to the commander of the
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The '''History of Orthodoxy in America''' is complex and resists any easy categorizations or explanations.
*530 St. [[Brendan the Voyager|Brendan the Navigator]] lands in Newfoundland, Canada, establishing a short-lived community of Irish monks.
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...st (Coptic Catholic, Greek/Latin Catholic and Greek Orthodox - see 'Coptic Christianity Today' below), as well as small Protestant and Anglican denominations.
...]]. Copts thus believe in two natures "human" and "divine" that are united in one "without mingling, without confusion, and without alteration" (from the
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...osen to teach New Testament Studies. He was appointed in 1953 as a teacher in the Monastic School.
...100 books that have been written by him. For many years, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Sunday School Magazine. At the same time, he followed his post
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...Zealand's first [[bishop]] in 1924, right to the present day, '''Orthodoxy in Australasia''' has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, ther
...affect both Australia and New Zealand, and on any information on Orthodoxy in Oceania.
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...irst parishes in the late 1890s, right to the present day, '''Orthodoxy in Australia''' has a short history that is extremely undocumented and, therefore, large
...and links regarding the history and state of [[Orthodox Christianity]] in Australia.
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...'Chinese Orthodox Church''' was an [[autonomy|autonomous]] Orthodox church in China. It is estimated as having had twenty thousand members before the Cu
==The beginnings of Chinese Christianity==
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This is a timeline regarding the presence of Orthodoxy in Australia.
*1810 First known Orthodox (Russian) permanent resident arrives in Australia. Wife of a British Military officer freshly arrived from the Peninsular Wa
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...ska in the North American northwest to evangelize the natives for Orthodox Christianity. This group of [[monasticism|monastics]] included [[Herman of Alaska|St Her
...[[Novgorod]] in the tenth century and created a monastery on Valaam Island in Lake Ladoga, north of Novgorod.
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...egateway.com/passage/?search=Galatians%204:6&version=NKJV Galatians 4:6]). In the words of Father [[Patrick Henry Reardon]], "We know [God] because he ha
...e ascending to the Father is known as the Great Commission and is recorded in all four [[Gospel]] accounts:
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