Eastern Saints and Eastern Catholics
I've noticed that, occasionally, I'll find someone from pre-1054 who is recognized as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church but who is not recognized (officially, at least) in the Latin-rite Catholic Church.  Examples like Constantine the Great and Claudia Procula come to mind.  At least some are saints in the Eastern Catholic Churches.  I've seen, for example, Eastern Catholic parishes named after Constantine.  Does their veneration in the Eastern Catholic Churches give them some kind of implicit or de facto recognition by Rome?  I'm rather curious, as I've always been fond of Constantine the Great and wouldn't mind including his icon on my personal prayer shrine and maybe seeking his intercession.
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Eastern Saints and Eastern Catholics - by SeekerofChrist - 04-14-2021, 09:42 AM

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