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The Orthodox Church Worldwide

How is the Orthodox Church organized all over the world? What is the difference between, say, Greek Orthodox and Russian Orthodox? Do you have an international head like Roman Catholics have the Pope in Rome? These are great questions, and rather easy to answer. The Church is the gathering of the Christian people in a […]

The Orthodox Patriarchates

Introduction The Eastern Orthodox Church, a communion of autocephalous (self-governing) churches, traces its roots back to the earliest days of Christianity. It has played a significant role in shaping the religious, cultural, and political landscapes of the regions where it is predominant. A key aspect of the Orthodox Church is its organization into patriarchates, which […]