Articles on this issue "rites"
John Paul II exhorted leaders of Eastern-rite Catholic Churches not to be imprisoned in the past, but to overcome their difficulties by being open to their missionary vocation. When he met …read more
Organizers of World Youth Day will allocate special times of prayer and dialogue to participants from the Eastern rites of the Catholic Church. Some from the East are just emerging from years …read more
An article Tuesday on five new priests in Ukraine should have specified that they represented the first Latin-rite priestly ordinations in the post-Soviet era. Hundreds of Byzantine-rite …read more
Some 100,000 Lebanese gave a triumphal welcome Tuesday in Bkerke, north of Beirut, to Maronite Catholic Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir. The patriarch was returning from a trip to the United States …read more