5 days ago · The Eastern Orthodox Church, officially the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian church, with approximately 220 million baptised members. It operates as a communion of autocephalous churches, each governed by its bishops in local synods.
4 days ago · There are an estimated 62 million Oriental Orthodox Christians, worldwide. Autocephalous churches – 61.7 million. Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church – 37 million; Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria – 10 million; Armenian Apostolic Church – 9 million
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6 days ago · and the majority of the country's citizens are Orthodox Christians. The Romanian state officially recognizes 18 religions and denominations. 81.04% of the country's stable population identified as part of the Eastern Orthodox Church in the 2011 census (see also: History of Christianity in Romania).
5 days ago · Lebanon is an eastern Mediterranean country that is composed of mostly Muslims and Christians. The main two religions are Islam with 61.1% of the citizens (Sunni, Shia, and a small number of Alawites and Ismailis) and Christianity with 33.7% of the citizens (the Maronite Church, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Protestantism, the Armenian Apostolic Church).
4 days ago · Purpose and goal of ecumenism. The term ecumenism as it is now commonly used refers to interdenominational cooperation between different Christian Churches.These initiatives can range from local churches of different denominations operating a soup kitchen for the poor, hosting an ecumenical Bible study with participants from different Christian traditions, inviting all baptized Christians to ...
5 days ago · Non-Christian religions. There are small populations of people professing Buddhism (215 000), Judaism (107 000), Islam (35 000), Shinto, Rastafarian and many other religions. They comprise 21st century immigrants from East Asia, the Middle East, or of recent immigrant descent. African and indigenous religions
6 days ago · Religion in Australia is diverse. Section 116 of the Constitution of Australia of 1901 prohibits the Commonwealth government from establishing a church or interfering with the freedom of religion. In an optional question on the 2016 Census, 52.2% of the Australian population declared some variety of Christianity.
5 days ago · Millennialism (from millennium, Latin for "a thousand years") or chiliasm (from the Greek equivalent) is a belief advanced by some religious denominations that a Golden Age or Paradise will occur on Earth prior to the final judgment and future eternal state of the "World to Come".
6 days ago · Orthodox Conversion used as a Back Door. Sondra Oster Baras, one of the founders of Christian Friends of Israeli Communities, has many years of experience building positive connections with Christians who come to Israel. Nonetheless, she warned that driven by ulterior motives, some Christians have converted while retaining their Christian beliefs.
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