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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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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 ...
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 ...
Revised and Expanded by Donald K. McKim
Apostolic See A church believed to have been founded by an apostle. Most specifically used for ...
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.
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.
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.
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne
Apostolic See, The ( sales apostolica, cathedra apns- tolica). This is a metaphorical term, used, as happens in all languages, to express the abstract notion of authority by the concrete ...
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