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Apostolic see


Apostolic see: In Christianity, an apostolic see is any episcopal see whose foundation is attributed to one or more of the apostles of Jesus.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Catholicism (2012)

by William J. Collinge

APOSTOLIC SEE. See HOLY SEE (APOSTOLIC SEE). APOSTOLICITY, APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION. Apostolicity is one of the four marks of the church mentioned in the Nicene Creed. It means oneness in belief and practice with the faith of the ...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Russell B. Shaw

Apostolic Apostolic See Apostolic Signatura Apostolic Succession Apostolic Union Apostolic Vicariate: See Prefect, Apostolic; also Prefecture, Apostolic Apostolicae Curae Apostolicam Actuositatem Apostolici Apostolicity Apostolos Apparel ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition (2014)

Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim

Apostolic See A church believed to have been founded by an apostle. Most specifically used for ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

Apostolic Exhortation Apostolic Faith Mission Apostolic Fathers Apostolic Letter Apostolic Maiesty apostolic nuncio Apostolic See apostolic succession apostolic tradition Apostolici apostolicigg apostolicum Apostolius, Michael Apostolos.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Christianity, Second Edition (2013)

by Everett Ferguson

This claim may be seen in the common designation of Rome as “the apostolic see.” Cyprian's view that sacraments administered outside the Catholic church were not valid (Ep. 73; cf. 75.7 for Firmilian) was slowly modified.

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of the Christian Tradition (1989)

Doctrine, Liturgy, History by J. D. Douglas, Walter A. Elwell, Peter Toon

APOSTOLIC SEE A church or *diocese believed to have been founded by an * apostle.

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Theology (2000)

by Gerald O'Collins, Edward G. Farrugia

Apostolic See” without any further specification denotes the Holy See. In canon law, “Holy See” and “Apostolic See” refer not only to the pope himself, but also, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Religions (2006)

by Bruno Becchio, Johannes P. Schadé

Apostolic See The see of the Bishop of Rome. Since it was founded by St Peter it is the highest seat of authority in the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church. The holder of the See is the successor of St Peter, and as Pope or Sovereign ...

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