Doctrines of the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Faiths Introduction Below, we will be comparing and contrasting the historical contexts and the teachings shaped by those contexts of two of the most important religious groupings to claim to teach the true Gospel of Jesus Christ. This comparison will be carried out by asking first what drove the two groups apart, a historical inquiry, and second what doctrinal disputes continue to prevent their reuniting, a discussion of doctrine. One of these groups is the Catholic Church based in Rome, the largest single Christian organization in existence today. The other is the group of "Eastern Orthodox" churches that trace their lineage back, one way or another, to the church of the Eastern Roman...The end:
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