Chaldaean rite

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Chaldaean rite:

see Nestorian ChurchNestorian Church,
officially the Assyrian Church of the East, Christian community of Iraq, Iran, and SW India. It represents the ancient church of Persia and is sometimes also called the East Syrian Church. It numbers about 175,000, including emigrants to the United States.
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Together they share 5 families of liturgical rites: the Byzantine Rite (14 churches); the Chaldean or East Syrian Rite (2 churches); the Alexandrian Rite (2 churches); the Antiochene or West Syrian Rite (3 churches); and the Armenian Rite (1 church).

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