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Byzantine rite


Greek rite

the rite of the Greek Orthodox Church and of certain Uniat churches, observed in the Greek language.
Also called Byzantine rite, Constantinopolitan rite. Unabridged
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Byzantine rite

the system of liturgical practices and discipline observed by the Eastern Orthodox church and by the majority of Eastern-rite churches, which are in communion with Rome

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