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ARMENIAN RITE

Used by the Armenian Church, it is substantially the Greek Liturgy of St. Basil (329-79). It includes some elements of the Antiochene Rite, and originally used the Syriac language, but now the Armenian. Both Catholic and dissident Oriental Christians follow this rite.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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