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Apostolic see

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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 previewCatholic Dictionary, Revised (2002)

by Peter Stravinskas

Apostolic See (apahSTAHlihk SEE): (Greek apostolos, one who is sent; Latin ...

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 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 previewConcise Dictionary of Religious Knowledge (1889)

Biblical, Doctrinal, Historical, and Practical by Samuel Macauley Jackson, Talbot Wilson Chambers, Frank Hugh Foster

The Roman Church styles itself the Apostolic Church, the see of Rome the Apostolic See, and the pope the Apostolic Bishop, because it claims to have been founded by . Peter. The churches of Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Ephesus ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (2013)

by E. A. Livingstone

Apostolic See. The see of Rome, so called because of its traditional association with the Apostles St *Peter and St *Paul. apostolic succession. The method whereby the ministry of the Church is held to be derived from Christ through the ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Religious Knowledge and Gazetteer (1893)

by Samuel Macauley Jackson, Talbot Wilson Chambers, Frank Hugh Foster

The Roman Church styles itself the Apostolic Church, the see of Rome the Apostolic See, and the pope the Apostolic Bishop, because it claims to have been founded by Peter. The churches of Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria, and Ephesus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Apostolic See, the see of the Popes or Bishops of Rome ; so called because the Popes profess themselves the successors of St. Peter, its founder. Apostolic Succession. The doctrine of the direct and hierarchical succession from Christ's ...

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