Who converted the eastern Slavs to Orthodox Christianity?
Which country has the largest Orthodox Church?
Which country is Orthodox?
Can you be Catholic and Orthodox?
Apostolic succession and sacraments Most Orthodox Churches allow marriages between members of the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church. Catholic canon law allows marriage between a Catholic and an Orthodox only if permission is obtained from the Catholic bishop.
Can Orthodox use the rosary?
I pray the rosary and the Benedictine hours. You can use those western devotions in Orthodoxy.
Can an orthodox take Communion in a Catholic church?
In the case that it is impossible to approach a Catholic minister, that it is a case of real need or spiritual benefit, and that the danger of error or indifferentism is avoided, the Catholic Church permits its faithful to receive Communion in Orthodox Churches, although Orthodox Churches do not honour this and only …
Can orthodox be Catholic godparents?
If by “Orthodox-Catholic” you mean the (Eastern) Orthodox Church, in communion with the patriarch of Constantinople et al., then yes, you can be godparent to a child in the Catholic Church. Another godparent who is Catholic must also participate and you must agree to help the child be a Catholic.
How many godparents can you have in the Catholic Church?
Traditionally, Christian children have three godparents in total, though they can have as many as the parent wants. Girls usually have two godmothers and one godfather while boys have two godfathers and one godmother but there is no hard and fast rules nowadays.
Can you have 2 godfathers in the Catholic Church?
at least one godparent in each set(if you are having say, 2 couples as godparents) must be catholic and you can have as many as you like.
Can godparents be the same gender?
You need a male and female godparent. However, the other female can be a sponsor.
Can there be two sets of godparents?
You can have as many Godparents as you like for your child. In this circumstance, it’s usually the case that a girl will have 2 Godmothers and 1 Godfather and a boy to have 2 Godfathers and 1 Godmother.
What are the requirements to be a godparent in the Catholic Church?
The role of godparent is significant….The canonical requirements for godparents for Baptism and sponsors for Confirmation are the following:
- Must be a Catholic who is baptized and confirmed.
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Must regularly practice the faith.
- Must have membership in a Catholic parish.
How do you legally become a godparent?
There is no legal significance to someone being named a Godparent. If you want to name her as the person to be named the child’s custodian in the event of your death, you can do that through a will. You need to consult with a local attorney.
Can a 15 year old be a godparent?
No you have to be legal adult age to be a godparent on an official legal basis. To make ‘godparent’ flow smoothly, the will and other estate legal stuff has to pre-arrange transfer of custody upon death.
What are the rules of being a godparent?
A godparent must normally be an appropriate person, at least sixteen years of age, a confirmed Catholic who has received the Eucharist, not under any canonical penalty, and may not be the parent of the child.
Do godparents take child if parents die?
A godparent’s role is a moral and religious one; it is the role of a ‘sponsor’ and being named as a godparent to a child does not create a legal relationship between the godparent and the child. If both a child’s parents were to die the godparent would not automatically become the child’s guardian.
Do godparents give gifts at baptism?
It’s customary for godparents to give their godchildren baptism gifts, and vice versa. Baptism gifts from godmothers and godfathers are typically more personalized than other baptism presents, considering the godparents’ special roles. If you’re another guest, you’re also welcome to bestow a thoughtful present.