Eastern Church

Definitions of Eastern Church
1

n derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites

Synonyms:
Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Orthodox Church
Types:
Greek Church, Greek Orthodox Church
state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Russian Orthodox Church
an independent church with its own Patriarch; until 1917 it was the established church or Russia
Type of:
Catholic Church
any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church

n the Catholic Church as it existed in the Byzantine Empire

Synonyms:
Byzantine Church
Type of:
Catholic Church
any of several churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church

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