When most people, even Catholics, think of the Catholic Church, they think of Latin rite Catholicism. That is, the Mass, customs, prayers, and art they think of is from the Latin rite.

But that’s not all there is to the Catholic Church!

There’s also more than twenty other Eastern rite Churches that are also a part of the Catholic Church. They have different rituals for Mass and devotions, but they are still in full communion with the Pope and are fully Catholic.

Confused? It’s okay! The video below helps to explain this part of the Church that most Catholics misunderstand.

Here’s the video:

What do you think? Let us know in the comments!

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