Is Orthodox the oldest religion?
As one of the oldest surviving religious institutions in the world, the Eastern Orthodox Church has played a prominent role in the history and culture of Eastern and Southeastern Europe, the Caucasus, and the Near East.
When did Orthodox Church start?
Was the Roman Catholic Church the first church?
The Catholic Church is the oldest institution in the western world. It can trace its history back almost 2000 years.
When was Catholicism founded?
Why is Orthodox Easter different than Catholic?
Why Is The Orthodox Easter Date Different? The Orthodox Easter always falls later than the Catholic one as it is calculated using the same formula, but using the Julian Calendar (as we said above, this is currently 13 days behind the commonly used Gregorian).
Can you be both Catholic and Orthodox?
Catholic canon law allows marriage between a Catholic and an Orthodox only if permission is obtained from the Catholic bishop.
Which Apostle started the Orthodox Church?
Two patriarchates are noted to have been founded by St Peter, the patriarchate of Rome and the patriarchate of Antioch. The Eastern churches accept Antioch as the church founded by St Peter (see the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox Church).