Eastern-rite Catholic


#1

Hello. I was wondering…are Eastern-rite Catholics in communion with Rome? By that I mean, are they under the Pope’s authority and are they part of the Roman Catholic Church as a whole? Thank you.


#2

Dear Darren,

Yes, Eastern Rite Catholics are in union with Rome and are under the authority of the Pope.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.


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