- a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
- a Uniat belonging to a church observing the Greek rite.
Origin of Greek Catholic
First recorded in 1905–10
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It is the seat of a Greek-Catholic bishop, and possesses a beautiful cathedral built in the 18th century in late Gothic style.
- a member of an Eastern Church in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
- a member of one of the Uniat Greek Churches, which acknowledge the Pope's authority while retaining their own institutions, discipline, and liturgy
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