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Use (liturgy)
LATIN LITURGICAL RITES, or Western liturgical rites, are the Catholic liturgical rites used within the Latin Church
Latin Church
, that part of Catholic Church originating in the area where the Latin language once dominated. The Latin rites were for many centuries no less numerous than the liturgical rites of the Eastern autonomous particular Churches . Their number is now much reduced. In the aftermath of the Council of Trent
Council of Trent
, in 1568 and 1570 Pope Pius V suppressed the Breviaries and Missals that could not be shown to have an antiquity of at least two centuries (see Tridentine Mass and Roman Missal
Roman Missal
). Many local rites that remained legitimate even after this decree were abandoned voluntarily, especially in the 19th century
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Melkite Greek Catholic Church
The MELKITE (GREEK) CATHOLIC CHURCH ( Arabic
Arabic
: كنيسة الروم الملكيين الكاثوليك‎‎, Kanīsat ar-Rūm al-Malakiyyīn al-Kāṯūlīk) is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See
as part of the worldwide Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. The Melkites, Byzantine Rite Catholics of mixed Eastern Mediterranean (Levantine ) and Greek origin, trace their history to the early Christians of Antioch
Antioch
, formerly part of Syria
Syria
and now in Turkey, of the 1st century AD, where Christianity was introduced by Saint Peter
Saint Peter
. It is headed by His Beatitude Patriarch
Patriarch
Youssef Absi , MSP
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Macedonian Byzantine-Catholic Church
The MACEDONIAN BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH is a Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
sui juris Eastern Catholic
Eastern Catholic
Church in full union with the Roman Catholic Church which uses the Macedonian language
Macedonian language
in the liturgy. The Macedonian Church consists of a single APOSTOLIC EXARCHATE. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Statistics * 3 Exarch
Exarch
* 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYAn Apostolic Exarch
Exarch
was appointed for Macedonia as early as 1883 until 1922/1924 as part of the Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. After the end of World War I
World War I
and the foundation of Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia
, the Exarchate was absorbed into the Eparchy of Križevci
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Romanian Greek Catholic Church
The ROMANIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH or ROMANIAN CHURCH UNITED WITH ROME, GREEK-CATHOLIC (Romanian : Biserica Română Unită cu Roma, Greco-Catolică) is a sui iuris Eastern Catholic Church
Eastern Catholic Church
, in full union with the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
. It has the rank of a Major Archiepiscopal Church and it uses the Byzantine liturgical rite in the Romanian language
Romanian language
. Since 1994, Cardinal Lucian Mureșan , Archbishop
Archbishop
of Făgăraș
Făgăraș
and Alba Iulia
Alba Iulia
, serves as head of the Romanian Greek- Catholic
Catholic
Church
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Russian Greek Catholic Church
The RUSSIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH (Russian : Российская греко-католическая церковь, Rossiyskaya greko-katolicheskaya tserkov) or also called RUSSIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH is a Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
catholic church sui juris in full union with the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. Historically it represents the first reunion of members of the Russian Orthodox
Russian Orthodox
Church with the Roman Catholic Church. It is now in full communion with and subject to the authority of the Pope
Pope
as defined by Eastern canon law
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Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church
The RUTHENIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH, also known in the United States as the BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, is an Eastern Catholic church that uses the Byzantine Rite for its services. It is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic churches that are in full communion with the Holy See . There are two main communities within the church - American and European. In the United States, the Byzantine Catholic Metropolitan Church of Pittsburgh is self-governing (sui iuris ). In Europe, Ruthenian Catholics are immediately subject to the Holy See. The European branch has an eparchy in Ukraine (the Eparchy of Mukacheve ) and another in the Czech Republic (the Ruthenian Apostolic Exarchate of Czech Republic ). The Ruthenian Catholic Church is rooted among the Rusyn people who lived in Carpathian Ruthenia
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Italo-Albanian Greek Catholic Church
The ITALO-ALBANIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH (Italian : Chiesa cattolica Italo-Albanese; Albanian : Kisha Bizantine Arbëreshe), ITALO-ALBANIAN BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH or ITALO-ALBANIAN CHURCH, is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic
Eastern Catholic
Churches which, together with the Latin Church , compose the Catholic Church
Catholic Church

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Hungarian Greek Catholic Church
The HUNGARIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH or HUNGARIAN BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH is a Metropolitan sui iuris ("autonomous") Eastern Catholic particular Church in full communion with the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. It is headquartered in Debrecen
Debrecen
. Its liturgical rite is the Byzantine Rite in Hungarian . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Sui iuris
Sui iuris
* 2 Structure * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY Hungary
Hungary
's Greek Catholics were originally concentrated in what is now northeastern Hungary. This region was historically inhabited by Greek rite Christians from the Carpathian Mountains
Carpathian Mountains
(Ruthenians and Romanians). Serbs fleeing the Turkish advance arrived later in what was then Hungary, but most stayed in the area that is now part of Serbia
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Belarusian Greek Catholic Church
The BELARUSIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH (Belarusian : Беларуская грэка-каталіцкая царква, BHKC), sometimes called, in reference to its Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
, the BELARUSIAN BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, is the heir within Belarus
Belarus
of the Union of Brest
Union of Brest
. It is listed in the Annuario Pontificio
Annuario Pontificio
as a sui iuris Church, an Eastern rite particular Church in full union with the Catholic Church
Catholic Church

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Bulgarian Greek Catholic Church
The BULGARIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH is a Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
sui juris particular Church in full union with the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Middle Ages * 1.2 Uniat movements * 1.3 First Uniat movement * 1.4 Second Uniat movement * 1.5 Third Uniat movement * 1.6 Bulgarian Uniate
Uniate
Church after the First World War * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Sources * 5 External links HISTORYMIDDLE AGESUnder Tsar Boris (853–889) the Bulgarians accepted Christianity in its Byzantine form, with the liturgy celebrated in Church Slavonic
Church Slavonic
. For a variety of reasons, Boris became interested in converting to Christianity and undertook to do that at the hands of western clergymen to be supplied by Louis the German
Louis the German
in 863
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Greek Catholic Church Of Croatia And Serbia
The GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH OF CROATIA, SLOVENIA, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA AND SERBIA is an Eastern Catholic Church
Catholic Church
sui iuris of the Byzantine Rite which is in full union with the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church
. It consists of the Eparchy of Križevci and the Apostolic Exarchate
Apostolic Exarchate
of Serbia
Serbia
. The Eparchy of Križevci has been headed by Bishop Nikola Kekić since his appointment in 2009 and the Apostolic Exarchate
Apostolic Exarchate
of Serbia
Serbia
has been headed by Bishop Đura Džudžar since his appointment in 2003
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Greek Byzantine Catholic Church
The GREEK BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH (Greek : Ελληνόρρυθμη Καθολική Εκκλησία, Ellinórrythmi Katholikí Ekklisía) is a sui iuris Eastern Catholic
Eastern Catholic
particular church of the Catholic Church
Catholic Church
that uses the Byzantine liturgical rite in Koine Greek and Modern Greek
Modern Greek
. Its membership includes inhabitants of Greece
Greece
and Turkey
Turkey
as well as the Griko people
Griko people
of Southern Italy
Italy

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Slovak Greek Catholic Church
The SLOVAK GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH (Slovak : Gréckokatolícka cirkev na Slovensku, "Greek- Catholic
Catholic
Church in Slovakia"), or SLOVAK BYZANTINE CATHOLIC CHURCH, is a Metropolitan sui iuris Eastern particular Church in full union with the Catholic
Catholic
Church . Its liturgical rite is the Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
. L\'Osservatore Romano of January 31, 2008 reported that, in Slovakia
Slovakia
alone, it had some 350,000 faithful, 374 priests and 254 parishes. In addition, the 2012 Annuario Pontificio gave its Canadian Eparchy
Eparchy
of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto as having 2,000 faithful, 4 priests and 5 parishes. The Slovak Greek Catholic
Catholic
Church is in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church
The UKRAINIAN GREEK CATHOLIC CHURCH (UGCC) (Ukrainian : Українська греко-католицька церква (УГКЦ), Ukrains'ka Hreko-Katolyts'ka Tserkva) is a Byzantine
Byzantine
Rite Eastern Catholic
Catholic
Church in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See
. It appeared in 1596 with signing of the Union of Brest between the Ruthenian Orthodox Church ( Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth ) and the Holy See. It is the second-largest particular church (sui juris ) in the Catholic
Catholic
Church (after the Latin, or Roman, Church). It traces its origin to the RUTHENIAN UNIATE CHURCH (Latin : Ecclesia Ruthena unita) also known as RUTHENIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH that existed before the partition of Poland
Poland

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Portal
PORTAL may refer to: * Portal (architecture) , a monumental gate or door, or the extremities (ends) of a tunnel * Portals in fiction , magical or technological doorways that connect two locations, dimensions, or points in time * _ Portal _, a video game series developed by Valve Corporation CONTENTS* 1 Computing * 1.1 Gateways to information * 1.2 Other computing * 2 Art, entertainment, and media


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Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
The SYRO-MALANKARA CATHOLIC CHURCH also known as the MALANKARA SYRIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ( Malayalam
Malayalam
: മലങ്കര സുറിയാനി കത്തോലിക്കാ സഭ) is an Eastern Catholic Church
Eastern Catholic Church
in full communion with the Bishop
Bishop
of Rome, the Pope
Pope
. It is one of the 23 sui iuris Eastern Catholic Churches
Eastern Catholic Churches
in the Catholic
Catholic
communion. It is a Major Archiepiscopal Church headed by a Major Archbishop
Major Archbishop
. The current Major Archbishop
Major Archbishop
is Baselios Cleemis who was elected in 2007. The church follows the West Syrian Rite liturgy, which is also used in the Maronite and Syriac Catholic
Catholic
Church
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