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Day: July 19, 2016
A follower of one of the Eastern Catholic Churches. These churches are doctrinally Roman Catholic, but their ritual practice is a continuation of Eastern Christian practice (Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and the Church of the East). Byzantine Catholic in particular refers to a follower of a church that is doctrinally Catholic, but whose ritual is […]
Does Italian administration in the Dodecanese prevent the expulsion of Muslim citizens, contrary to Crete?
Self-evidently yes. The population exchanges of 1923 dictated that all Muslims in Greece move to Turkey, with the exception of Thrace, and that all Greek Orthodox in Turkey move to Greece, with the exception of Istanbul, Imbros and Tenedos. In 1923, Crete was part of Greece—though the Muslims of Crete were already fleeing the island […]