Eastern Catholic Churches

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The Eastern Catholic Churches are 23 self-governing bodies that are in full communion with the Pope. Together with the Roman Catholic Church, they make up the entire Catholic Church. There are five rites that belong to these churches, which include the Byzantine, Armenian, Alexandrian, West Syriac/Antiochian, and East Syriac/Chaldean rites. Since they are in full communion, Roman Catholics may take communion from parishes of these churches. Many of them are Catholic counterparts of the churches from the Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodoxy, and the Assyrian Church of the East. Exceptions are the Marionite Catholic Church, Italo-Albanian Catholic Church, Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, and the Hungarian Greek Catholic Church. [1]

List of Churches

Byzantine Rite

Armenian Rite

Alexandrian Rite

West Syriac Rite

East Syriac Rite

Criticism

Priests, specifically Byzantine rite ones may marry before they are ordained; however, they may not marry if they are already ordained. [2]

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