Eastern Orthodox Church

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Thus for Eastern Orthodox Christians Lazarus Saturday also marks the imminent Holy Week before Easter, which they call the Passion Week.
Similarly, Muslim Turks are credited with safeguarding Eastern European Protestants and Eastern Orthodox Christians alike from pressure and persecution exerted by the Church of Rome.
Summary: Celebrations of Easter will take place throughout the weekend for Eastern Orthodox Christians, but the holiday is just as important for the Druze community.
The Holy Fire is a crucial miracle for Eastern Orthodox Christians, and is said to have happened every Holy Saturday for centuries.
The sacrament of confession, also practiced by Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christians, is normally a very private conversation between penitent and priest.
It's a challenge above all for the world's estimated 275 million Eastern Orthodox Christians, but how they resolve it could have important implications for Catholics too.
For Eastern Orthodox Christians, Epiphany lies at the heart of the Christmas festival.
In his article on "Fasting," James Rudin states "Ash Wednesday and Good Friday remain fast-days for many Eastern Orthodox Christians, but such practices have basically disappeared for most Protestants and Catholics" (154), a conclusion contradicted by official Catholic discipline.
TARZANA - The pageantry of an Eastern Orthodox service will be even more heartfelt by Eastern Orthodox Christians who attend Holy Saturday services this morning and Easter services just before midnight tonight.
The issue of climate change also featured in a message sent to the WCC gathering by Patriarch Bartholomeos I, seen by many as the leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide, and who is sometimes called the Green Patriarch because of his support for the environmental cause.
These 20 or 30 college students and young professionals are Eastern Orthodox Christians living in the Baltimore-Washington.
For Eastern Orthodox Christians, Mary is the Theotokos and Virgin Mother of the Lord Jesus Christ.
The two recent Marian doctrines are rejected by Eastern Orthodox Christians, whose historic reverence for Mary parallels that of Roman Catholics.
Across the region, Armenians and other Eastern Orthodox Christians marked Jan.
Kamen Barakov was one of those, who secured the Alternative Synod victory in the Strasbourg European Court of Human Rights, which ruled in September last year that the Bulgarian state has unduly forced Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Christians to worship under only one church by chasing out clergy from the 'alternative' synod out of temples.
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