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What constitutes an apostate? Is a Catholic becoming Orthodox relevant to that category or is an apostate someone who chooses something other than the Christian state?

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An apostate is a baptized Christian who renounces Christ.


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In what way must the formula of renunciation take place? Can someone getting angry with God and saying, "I've had enough of you and religion" be considered an apostasy? Does it have to be signing up for another religion that is not Christian?

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QUESTION: Are Catholics who become Orthodox considered apostates?

ANSWER: No. They are Orthodox Christians.

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Originally Posted by Apotheoun
QUESTION: Are Catholics who become Orthodox considered apostates?

ANSWER: No. They are Orthodox Christians.

QUESTION: Are Orthodox who become Catholic considered apostates?


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