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Catholic Church – Cyril of Jerusalem

Cyril, speaking to new Christians in Jerusalem around AD 360, explains why the Church is called catholic. The word "catholic" comes from the Greek word meaning "whole," "entire," or "all." After explaining the meaning of catholic, Cyril goes on to explain the meaning...

Orientalium Dignitas-Pope Leo XIII on the Eastern Churches

[dropcaps type='normal' font_size='100' color='' background_color='' border_color='']T[/dropcaps]he Churches of the East are worthy of the glory and reverence that they hold throughout the whole of Christendom in virtue of those extremely ancient, singular memorials that they have bequeathed to us. For it was in that part...