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The first major Christian theologian to write primarily in Latin was Tertullian (155–240): his association with a heretical movement is all that prevents him from being universally considered the first of the "Latin Fathers." Jerome provides a brief summary of his early life: Tertullian the presbyter, now regarded as chief of the Latin writers after ...


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I've only heard this is the case in churches that have their patriarch in India. In Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox Churches the faithful keep their shoes on. I understand the clergy in Oriental Orthodox churches wear liturgical slippers that do not contain leather.


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In the Roman liturgy, the faithful keep their shoes on. However, it can be removed during liturgy as part of a custom, like in the Alliance of the Two Hearts. It is interesting to note as well that people also customarily remove their shoes when going to a perpetual Adoration chapel.


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