Western Rite OO?

As we all know already, there are 5 rites in use in the OO Church; Coptic, Ge’ez, West Syriac, Malankara, and Armenian Rite.
This leads to the question: are there any Western Rite (or any other Rite) OO churches? They don’t have to be entirely separate entities but could just be a priest/bishop doing one. I’ve heard of some schismatic groups in Europe who are Miaphysite and also western rite, but we aren’t in communion with them.
Thank you all.


  • avoid the schismatic groups!
    no, there are none as far as i know.
  • While you can define the word "rite" like that, most people don't. It really refers to the type of worship in church. Let's take the Roman Catholic Church for example. In Egypt, there is the Coptic Catholic Church with the Coptic rite, almost exactly like our Coptic orthodox rite, and there is the Roman Catholic Church in egypt with the Latin rite.
  • There aren't any Western Riters in the OO, but i know there is a Syro-Malankara-Catholic-Church, but i guess we're not in communion with them.
  • We are in communion with the Malankara Orthodox Church/Indian Orthodox Church though.
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