Melkite Rite. By Angeline & Gemma. What is the Melkite Church ?. Melkites now a days are considered Catholics who follow the Byzantine worship spirituality . Their tradition is in the Middle East. Because of all this the Melkites are not members of the Orthodox Church. .
By Angeline & Gemma
The Melkite rite originated from the Middle Eastern by St. Peter before he travelled to the city of Rome. The Melkite Rite was produced in 451A.D. (451 years after Christ was born.) The word “Melkite” came from the Syriac and Arabic word for “King”.
The people of the Melkite Church are mostly Arabic(Lebanese, Egyptian, Syrian, Jordan, Iraq and Holy Landers). Their lands are connected by the Middle Eastern. The Head of the Eparchy is Located in NSW. The other Parishes are located in Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane.
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