the Christian church comprising the local and national Eastern churches that are in communion with the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople; Byzantine Church.
(originally) the Christian church of those countries formerly comprising the Eastern Roman Empire and of countries evangelized from it; Greek Orthodox Church.
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How to use Orthodox Church in a sentence
Putin also blamed Ukrainian nationalists for attacking the Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine.
Just a few years ago, he was going to the Orthodox Church with his Christian father, and working as a shepherd in the mountains.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why. | Anna Nemtsova | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Maybe he should try healing the rift with the Orthodox Church instead.
The email was sent in 2012, when Pussy Riot was awaiting trial for their anti-Putin protest at an Orthodox Church.
He had then driven to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church headquarters in South Bound Brook.Ukrainians in U.S. Warn: ‘Mr. Putin, Heroes Do Not Die’ | Michael Daly | April 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But with the later changes of the Protectorate Gardiner had seen his dream of a national yet Orthodox Church vanish away.History of the English People | John Richard Green
They belonged to a church noted for its sound teaching, and came from the Orthodox Church city of Pittsburg.Quiet Talks with World Winners | S. D. Gordon
“Eparch” and “eparchy” are also used in the Russian Orthodox Church for a bishop and his diocese respectively.
No Orthodox Church ever was, or ever will be in favor of real education.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 4 (of 12) | Robert G. Ingersoll
Nevertheless, no one has ever been found to contradict the belief of the Orthodox Church.The Apostles | Ernest Renan
British Dictionary definitions for Orthodox Church
Also called: Byzantine Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Greek Orthodox Church the collective body of those Eastern Churches that were separated from the western Church in the 11th century and are in communion with the Greek patriarch of Constantinople
any of these Churches
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