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How do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christ's resurrection on Easter Sunday? The most obvious and almost universally Orthodox one is that they celebrate Easter on a different date than Churches in the West. Orthodox and Western churches observe most holidays 13 days apart as they follow the Julian and Gregorian calendars, respectively. Like the West their ...


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The document that @depperm located at archive.org IS the one you're looking for, pdf here. As Andrew Leach said, the Vatican website doesn't list this document. The 44 page PDF document contains: One page of context, from the Orthocath Nov 3, 2010 blog article Pope & Patriacts: The 1848 Letters of Pope Pius IX and the Orthodox Patriachs about the ...


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liturgy is done on antimins (towel with remains of saints sewn into it); this antimins was blessed by a legit bishop. for greek churches they have to be built on remains of saints. russian church = antimins; so, u could have liturgy in the woods, in prison, etc.


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by the grace of the LORD she didn't have personal sins but she had the original sin (aka eating of the forbidden fruit by Adam and Eve); so, Jesus is her saviour too. she died 15 years after Christ's ascension; Jesus resurrected her in 3 days.


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Sinlessness of Mary? It is true that according to Catholicism, Mary is believed to be immaculately conceived and did not commit any real person sin, but these graces did not preserve Mary from being tempted to sin. Jesus himself was tempted in the ways men are; then logic tells us that his Mother would have been equally tempted as men are. For we have not a ...


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The Catholic Church teaches that Mary's immaculate conception was made possible by Christ's sacrifice --- just like any graces that we get. Specifically, the decree "Ineffabilis Deus", in which Pope Pius IX defined the dogma of the immaculate conception, states the dogma as follows: "The most Blessed Virgin Mary, in the first instance of her ...


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According to Dr. Hugh Farrell who was head of a catholic seminary in the USA the reason the skull is there is when the roman soldiers dug the socket for the cross the hole was a bit too large, this caused the cross to be unstable so the soldiers looked around for a boulder to jam in the socket, they didn't find any but they did come across a skull which ...


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