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This is a bit of a difficult issue; the truth is that the Catholic Church herself does not usually define herself as "Roman Catholic Apostolic Church;" Most usually you will find simply "the Church", but sometimes "the Catholic Church" when needing to differentiate between the herself and the Eastern Patriarchates, or the Protestant Churches. For example: ...


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There are really only two requirements for becoming pope: being male and being baptized into the Catholic Church. Canon 332 § 1 of the 1983 Code simply states that one already a bishop (nb: not necessarily a cardinal) who accepts legitimate papal election becomes pope immediately. One who is not yet a bishop (and the Church has elected several non-bishops ...


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The Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches codifies common portions of the canon law of all the Eastern Catholic Churches within the (Roman) Catholic Church. Canon 883 says The Christian faithful who are outside the territorial boundaries of their own Church sui juris can adopt fully for themselves the feast days and days of penance which are in force ...


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Other than biritual priests, who can "celebrate the liturgy and administer the sacraments in more than one rite," a Catholic belongs to one rite. 1983 Code canon 111 allows parents of different rites to choose which rite to baptize their children in: §1. Through the reception of baptism, the child of parents who belong to the Latin Church is enrolled ...


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There has been long-standing tradition of Syrian Catholics of Kerala, Southern India getting ordained as parish priests of churches belonging to Latin Rite dioceses and some of them even becoming Bishops of the dioceses within the Roman Rite.


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Looks like a "Use": denote[s] the special liturgical customs which prevailed in a particular diocese or group of dioceses Old Catholic Encyclopedia - Use of York and a "Rite" is : the whole complex of the services of any Church or group of Churches Old Catholic Encyclopedia - Rite In practice, it looks like a "Use" is an ...


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The most complete collection of texts on Arianism I know of is listed on the FCC website, but they are Mostly letters from and to Arian Auxentius. Most of the texts have links in the translation column. The online book "Arianism: Historical and Theological Reassessments: Papers from The Ninth Century" contains source texts and commentary on the liturgy ...


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Commonalities between the Horologion (Eastern Divine Office) and the Divinum Officium (Roman Office): Psalms are all found, that is assured. Some differences between the Divinum Officium and the Horologion: The Hours in the Eastern Church often are made up of a variety of different books. Whereas the Hours of the Roman Church can be used within a single ...


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The transition of a Eastern Catholic to the Latin church is ruled by cann. 31 - 38 CCEO. Only relevant is here can. 32: Can. 32 - § 1. No one can validly transfer to another Church sui iuris without the consent of the Apostolic See. § 2. In the case of Christian faithful of an eparchy of a certain Church sui iuris who petition to transfer to another ...


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TL;DR: No one has to translate to another Church sui iuris, but in some cases one spouse can do so (without complex procedure). (Everything under the reservation, that the Rome decreed nothing special for special circumstances your case belongs to. But I do not think there is such a decree/law/rescript/...) The ascription to a Church sui iuris (Eastern ...


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There are several "Eastern rites" within the Catholic Church. These may have originated as individual Eastern Orthodox congregations who wanted to re-unite with the West on their own. Rome allowed them to keep their liturgical traditions, including such things as married priests and the use of Greek rather than Latin scriptures, so they may appear just ...


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