Greek Catholic

Greek Catholic

noun
1.
a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
2.
a Uniat belonging to a church observing the Greek rite.

Origin:
1905–10

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Greek Catholic
 
n
1.  a member of an Eastern Church in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
2.  a member of one of the Uniat Greek Churches, which acknowledge the Pope's authority while retaining their own institutions, discipline, and liturgy

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