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A name used in theological literature to distinguish those Eastern Christians who are not in communion with Rome. Their liturgical practice, however, is often almost identical with that of Catholic Churches in the Eastern tradition.

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

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