Religion: The Right to Marry

Uniat churches, often called "Greek Catholic," are churches of the Near East recognizing the papacy and all Roman Catholic dogma. They are not to be confused with the Orthodox churches of the Near East which, likewise, are often lumped together as "Greek." Uniat churches exist because of a Catholic policy similar to the old trust builder's maxim: If you can't lick them, join them. The Roman Church absorbed numerous Orthodox faithful by allowing them to keep their customs, the discipline of their clergy, and their rites. To U. S. Catholics, Uniat Catholics...

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