Eastern Catholic Churches

The Eastern Catholic Churches are autonomous, self-governing particular churches in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, the Pope. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Catholic_Churches for the included churches. There's overlap with Syriac Churches, but not all Syriac Churches are Eastern Catholic (and vice versa).

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aleppo Mar Assia Al-Hakim is Syriac Catholic
Asmara Kidane Mehret Church, on Adi Quala Street, Asmara is the cathedral of the Eritrean Catholic Archeparchy of Asmara. (wiki)
Byblos St John the Baptist Church is now Maronite
Damascus Armenian Catholic + Chapel of Saint Paul at the Bab Kisan is Melkite
L'viv Ukrainian Catholic, Armenian Catholic
Old City of Acre Maronite Church
Old City of Jerusalem Melkite, Armenian Catholic
Qadisha Valley Maronite churches
Rome Sant'Atanasio is Greek Byzantine Catholic
Vatican City St. Stephen of the Abyssinians is Ethiopian Catholic.
Vienna St. Barbara Church: Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church
Wooden Churches of the Slovak Carpathians Bodruzal, Ladomirova and Ruska Bystra are Greek Catholic
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region Greek Catholic

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