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SOBORNOST

Russian term for community, used by the Catholic Eastern Christians to describe the quality needed for loving co-operation. Commonly applied to the Eucharistic liturgy as corporate worship. Among the Eastern Orthodox it describes their highest formof Church government, formed by their bishops.

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

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