Question: Is Syrian Catholic and Roman Catholic same?

Are Syrian Christians Roman Catholics?

Although an Eastern Church, members often incorrectly call themselves Roman Catholic (RC) or Roman Catholic Syrian Christian (RCSC) in the state of Kerala due to latinisation.

Syro-Malabar Church
Classification Oriental Catholic
Orientation Eastern Christianity (Syriac Christianity)
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Is there a difference between being Catholic and Roman Catholic?

When used in a broader sense, the term “Catholic” is distinguished from “Roman Catholic”, which has connotations of allegiance to the Bishop of Rome, i.e. the Pope. … They describe themselves as “Catholic”, but not “Roman Catholic” and not under the authority of the Pope.

What is Syria religion?

Sunni Islam is the main religion in Syria. The Great Mosque of Aleppo consists of pre-Islamic, Seljuk, and Mamluk architectural styles.

Is RC and Syro Malabar same?

The Malankara Catholics are headed by a Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Archeparchy of Trivandrum. Syro-Malabar Catholics, Latin Catholics and Malankara Catholics are all fully Catholic, and part of the Universal Catholic Church.

Is Syro Malankara Roman Catholic?

The Church employs the West Syriac Rite Divine Liturgy of Saint James. It is one of the two Eastern Catholic churches in India, the other being the Syro-Malabar Church which employs the East Syriac Rite liturgy.

Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
Headquarters Cathedral of Saint Mary, Pattom, Kerala, India
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Can you be Catholic but not Roman Catholic?

Independent Catholicism is a independent sacramental movement of clergy and laity who self-identify as Catholic (most often as Old Catholic or as Independent Catholic) and form “micro-churches claiming apostolic succession and valid sacraments”, in spite of not being affiliated to the historic Catholic churches such as …