Ge'ez Rite

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The Ge'ez rite based in Ethiopia is closely associated with the Coptic rite. Missionaries from Alexandria spread the faith in Ethiopia in the 4th century. The native language (Ge'ez) was used instead of Greek in the liturgy. The church in Ethiopia also fell into heresy after the Council of Chalcedon but was brought back through missionary efforts in the past few centuries. This is a very recently defined rite since the Metropolitan See was only established in 1961.
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The Ge'ez rite based in Ethiopia is closely associated with the Coptic rite. Missionaries from Alexandria spread the faith in Ethiopia in the 4th century. The native language (Ge'ez) was used instead of Greek in the [[Divine Liturgy |liturgy]]. The church in Ethiopia also fell into [[heresy]] after the [[Fourth Ecumenical Council|Council of Chalcedon]] but was brought back through [[missionary]] efforts in the past few centuries. This is a very recently defined rite since the [[Metropolitan]] [[See]] was only established in 1961.
  
 
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* [http://www.mncuf.org/ The Minnesota St. Thomas More Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith]
 
* [http://www.mncuf.org/ The Minnesota St. Thomas More Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith]
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Revision as of 19:20, November 19, 2008

The Ge'ez rite based in Ethiopia is closely associated with the Coptic rite. Missionaries from Alexandria spread the faith in Ethiopia in the 4th century. The native language (Ge'ez) was used instead of Greek in the liturgy. The church in Ethiopia also fell into heresy after the Council of Chalcedon but was brought back through missionary efforts in the past few centuries. This is a very recently defined rite since the Metropolitan See was only established in 1961.

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