Melkite
noun see Melchite

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  • Melkite — Église grecque catholique melkite Église grecque catholique melkite (كنيسة الروم الكاثوليك) Fondateur(s) Aftimos AL SAIFI Union à Rome 1724 Primat actuel Patriarche Grégoire III Laham …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Melkite — noun 1. an eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor • Syn: ↑Melchite • Hypernyms: ↑Christian 2. an Orthodox Christian or Uniate… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Melkite Catholic Eparchy of St Michael, Archangel — The Melkite Catholic Eparchy of Saint Michael, Archangel is in Sydney, Australia. The eparchy is administered by Bishop Robert Rabbat. The Rt. Rev. Abdallah Sayegh is the current vicar general. The eparchy was established in March 1987. Contents… …   Wikipedia

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