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However, they are each governed by a committee of Bishops, called the Holy Synod, with one central Bishop holding the honorary title of "first among equals." Greek Orthodox Churches are united in communion with each other, as well as with the other Eastern Orthodox Churches (such as the Russian Orthodox Church). In addition, due to the large Greek diaspora, there are many Greek Orthodox Christians who live in North America and Australia.
It was introduced in 1923 to bridge the gap between the Julian calendar used by the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Gregorian calendar used by the rest of the world.During the first eight centuries of Christian history, most major intellectual, cultural, and social developments in the Christian Church took place within the Empire or in the sphere of its influence, where the Greek language was widely spoken and used for most theological writings.Over time, most parts of the liturgy, traditions, and practices of the church of Constantinople were adopted by all, and still provide the basic patterns of contemporary Orthodoxy.Okay, so here’s “the situation” (and I’m not referring to the Jersey Shore television program). I am GO and you are correct in what you have written.My Jewish daughter has been seriously dating a Greek Orthodox. If they get married outside of the church, he is refused the sacraments and is excommunicated from the Orthodox church. The marriage would not be recognized as valid if done by a renegade (even if both parties were GO).
Simply teaching teens that sex is bad is insufficient and tends to leave teens further confused as to why they are having the physical and psychological feelings and urges that come along with puberty and thereafter.