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Synonyms for patriarchate

the jurisdiction of a patriarch

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a form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line

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Damascus, (SANA) The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East said that the statements of some nuns who have been released lately from coercive captivity do not reflect the stances of the Church but are motivated by the long period of captivity.
Ankara decided to return the Orphanage to the Patriarchate following the decision of ECHR.
A spokesman for the patriarchate, Metropolitan Timothy of Vostra, denied the allegations, although he allowed that "not everything is perfect, but we are doing our utmost to respond to our pastoral responsibilities, to reach the soul of every individual."
Led by Filaret, the Kiev Patriarchate has championed an independent Ukrainian church and Ukraine's closer integration with the West.
The ystanbul 13th Court of First Instance rejected the patriarchate's request for the return of Sansaryan Han in the last session on Friday, attended by lawyers representing both the Patriarchate and the Treasury.
Delivering a speech at the opening of a conference for prominent figures of the Melkite Greek Catholic sect in the Metn town of Rabweh, Lahham said all the real estate sales carried out by the patriarchate had been made in accordance with special laws and permissions and had been executed with transparency and accountability.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) made a decision that would pave the way for recognition of legal entity of the Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate. The court said a Greek Orthodox orphanage in Buyukada, Istanbul should be registered as "the property of the patriarchate" with the land registry office, and compensation should be paid.
Cardinal Husar who favours direct contact between his Church and the Orthodox rather than via Rome, accepted the Pope's "not yet" decision and said in June 2004, "We certainly do not wish our patriarchate recognized at the expense of someone else" (Zenit, N.C.
The Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church described the establishment of a "Catholic Church of Russia" as a "challenge to Orthodoxy." The patriarchate said the decision revealed the Vatican's true "missionary aims" and called into question its overall ecumenical commitment.
The embassy republished a missive -- dated February 4 this year -- by the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, noting that the priest, who runs a parish in Kyrenia, "is not and has never been a cleric of the Russian Orthodox Church, has no canonical ordination and is not in communion with the Plenitude of the Orthodox Church."
Manougian's procession left from the Armenian Patriarchate, located in the Old City of Jerusalem, and made its way to Manger Square.
17 (Saba) - The Verkhovna Rada adopted a law defining the mechanism of changing the administrative subordination of religious organizations after the Ukrainian dissident church obtained the alleged independence from the Patriarchate of Constantinople.
In 1992, at the ruins of the Soviet past, there were three churches - the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kyiv Patriarchate, the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.