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Eastern Orthodox

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  • adj. Pertaining to the faith, practices, etc. of the Eastern Orthodox Church.

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  • n. derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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Examples

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  • The bands corresponding to other Christians such as Christian Scientists, Mormons, Eastern Orthodox, and so on and other faiths grew significantly over this period, although that is slightly misleading in the case of “other Christians,” since that band includes a growing number of people who say that they are “Christian,” but who rarely if ever attend church.

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  • An Eastern Orthodox priest tossed the cross in the middle of the lake, and the first man to grab it is supposed to be healthy throughout the new year.

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  • But they were canonical in the Church and remain so in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox communions.

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  • As a tradition, an Eastern Orthodox priest throws a cross in the river and it is believed that the one who retrieves it, and all those who dance in the waters, will be healthy throughout the year.

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  • It was a huge crowd this year because the Eastern Orthodox and Western churches are observing Good Friday on the same day.

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  • It was a big turnout this year because the Eastern Orthodox and Western Churches celebrated Easter on the same day.

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  • Some of his belongings, though, are needed for Eastern Orthodox mourning rituals, so Natalia decides to continue her journey to the orphanage, hoping eventually to find the shantytown, learn why her grandfather was there and locate his things.

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  • When you laugh at this, you're laughing at Mainline Protestants and creedal Christians Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, Lutherans and more.

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  • In her public remarks with Foreign Minister Davutoglu, Clinton urged the reopening of the Halki Seminary, an Eastern Orthodox theological school that was shut down by Turkish authorities in 1971.

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