28th Canon declared Constantinople as an equal See to
Reversed a decision which proclaimed Constantinople on an equal level of authority as Rome, ecclesiastically. Codified canon law for discipline and organizational methodse.
– Leo declared his own See and his successors there as the primary See and being in direct Petrine line of papal primacy. Constantinople II - Eastern Emperor Justinian I - 553 AD i.
Condemned - Theodore of Mopsuestia - Nestorian teaching ii.
Today, the liturgy would be considered “high church” or “orthodox” in practice, however, in America there is a movement among many Lutheran churches to provide a contemporary worship - with guitars, drums, and contemporary worship music.
Ultimately, the main differences between this and the Catholic church is the authority of Scripture superseding the authority of the Pope and Catholic Church (both of which hold no authority in the Lutheran Denomination), the absence of “Icons” (religious statues - often given a sort of “mediator” status whereby they can receive honor and prayers on behalf of the Saint they (the statues) represent.), Lutheran Ministers can marry, Salvation to the Lutheran is by Grace through Faith as opposed to Sacramental observation and adherence to Church authority.
• John, Bishop of Damascus, stated that God is in the icons as much as Christ is in the Lord's supper. Founded by John-Mark (author of the "Gospel of Mark") in the first century A.Desecrated Hagia Sophia – something even the Muslims would not do.1794 Sent missionaries to Alaska, established first Orthodox Church in N America * 125 million Russian Orthodox today D. Chalcedon – Emperor Marcion & Leo, Bishop of Rome 451 AD – 600 Bishopsi.Condemned Monophysitism of Eutyches – Christ had one ‘fused’ nature, previously condemned for teaching Jesus had ‘one’ natureii.