Daily Archives: 6 January 2007

Orientalium Ecclesiarum 13

In the East, the bishop is not as involved in the practice of Confirmation. The Eastern way is to fully initiate infants at baptism. I wonder how widespread the Roman method was before the Council, and what the reception in … Continue reading

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Orientalium Ecclesiarum 12

We turn to the topic of the sacraments in our discussion of Orientalium Ecclesiarum. The Sacred Ecumenical Council confirms and approves the ancient discipline of the sacraments existing in the Oriental Churches, as also the ritual practices connected with their … Continue reading

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