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orthodox

Conventional; conforming with generally accepted standards of practice.
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A spokesperson for the embassy said the cleric has no ties to the Russian Orthodox Church, adding that it fully respects the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus on the island.
The breakup is considered to be the biggest split in the Orthodox Church in a thousand years and a difficult issue for many Orthodox Churches in Eastern Europe.
They follow in the footsteps of non-haredi Orthodox men, of whom the vast majority serve in the military.
Orthodox Christians follow the Julian calendar that dates back to 46 B.C., while the majority of Christians follow the modern day Gregorian Calendar.
BETHLEHEM, January 6, 2018 (WAFA) -- Orthodox churches celebrating Christmas according to the Eastern calendar completed on Saturday their arrival at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem marking the start of Christmas celebrations.
Missiological survey of the Orthodox Church in Africa
However, the move is unlikely to be welcomed by other Orthodox Churches such as those of Serbia and Greece, in a region where religious identity is often closely tied up with nationalist passions and politics.
"Bearing in mind that the Macedonian Orthodox Church (MOC) recognizes the Bulgarian Orthodox Church-Bulgarian Patriarchy (BOC) as its Mother Church, the Holy Synod of BOC decided with a sense of its holy duty to accept the responsibility to demonstrate full agreement by mediating and arguing in favor before the other Orthodox Churches, doing whatever is necessary to establish the canonical status of MOC," says the decision of the Holy Synod of BOC in response to the letter they received from MOC on 9 November.
The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, convened in Crete from 20 to 26 June 2016, was the culmination of a century of preparation.
Orthodox Judaism in America provides ample testimony to the truth of this last observation.
Orthodox Jews are partly a reason for the difference.
JERUSALEM * An Orthodox Jewish organization opposed to female-led prayers at the Western Wall bused 1,000-2,000 Orthodox high school girls to prevent a feminist group from praying.

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