Question: Can Orthodox marry Catholics?

Most Orthodox Churches allow marriages between members of the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. Because the Catholic Church respects their celebration of the Mass as a true sacrament, intercommunion with the Eastern Orthodox in suitable circumstances and with Church authority is both possible and encouraged.

Can Orthodox Christians get married in a Catholic church?

If it takes place without the dispensation, the Catholic Church still considers the marriage to be valid if both parties were free to marry. As a general rule, the Orthodox do not allow their faithful to be married in a non-Orthodox ceremony.

Can Catholics pray with Orthodox?

Catholics, as has been pointed out already, can pray anywhere, and even attend Divine Liturgy in an Orthodox church. Members of the Eastern Catholic rites, of course, are part of the Universal Catholic Church and there is no problem with their faithful receiving Communion reciprocally. They can even pray in a temple.

Is Greek Orthodox Catholic?

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What is the Jesus Prayer Orthodox?

The Jesus Prayer, also known as The Prayer, is a short formulaic prayer esteemed and advocated especially within the Eastern churches: Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. The prayer has been widely taught and discussed throughout the history of the Orthodox Church.

Do Orthodox believe in saints?

Orthodox belief considers that God reveals saints through answered prayers and other miracles. Saints are usually recognized by a local community, often by people who directly knew them. The altar in an Orthodox church usually contains relics of saints, often of martyrs.

Is Orthodox same as Catholic?

The Orthodox Catholic Church is commonly known as the Eastern Orthodox Church, partly to avoid confusion with the Roman Catholic Church. These differences ultimately led to the East-West Schism, also known as the Great Schism, in 1054 A.D., in which Rome and Constantinople broke with one another.

Which is Jesus Prayer?

The Jesus Prayer, also known as The Prayer, is a short formulaic prayer esteemed and advocated especially within the Eastern churches: Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. The prayer has been widely taught and discussed throughout the history of the Orthodox Church.

What was Jesus first prayer?

He said to them, When you pray, say: `Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.

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