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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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Catholic Dictionary, Revised (2002)
by Peter Stravinskas
Apostolic See (apahSTAHlihk SEE): (Greek apostolos, one who is sent; Latin ...
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 ...
Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim
Apostolic See A church believed to have been founded by an apostle. Most specifically used for ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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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