RITES OF THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH

* WESTERN RITES

* These Rites recognize the authority of the Pope as the Vicar of Christ and the supreme head of the Holy Universal Church and therefore bear the name "Catholic". All other rites are Eastern Orthodox.

LATIN RITES:
     -Roman
     -Ambrosian
     -Gallican

NON-LATIN RITES
     -Mozarabic
     -Italo-Greek



EASTERN RITES

ALEXANDRIAN RITES
     -Coptic
     -Ethiopian

ARMENIAN RITE

* BYZANTINE RITES
     -Albanian
     -Belarussian
     -Bulgarian

GEORGIAN RITES
     -Greek
     -Hungarian
     -Italo-Greek/Italo-

ALBANIAN RITES
     -Melkite
     -Romanian
     -Russian
     -Ruthenian
     -Slovak
     -Ukrainian
     -Yugoslavian

* ANTIOCHENE RITES
     -Maronite
     -Syrian
     -Syro-Malankara

* CHALDEAN RITES
     -Chaldean
     -Syro-Malabar