The Chief Apostle is the highest minister in the New Apostolic Church, and has existed since 1896.
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... established a system of obedience toward Jesus' apostles just after Jesus' death ... The strict thought of obedience toward the apostle ministry is intended to continue this tradition ... From the beginning of the 20th century until the ecumenical opening under Chief Apostle Hans Urwyler, some common prohibitions from ministers became known internally as "rules" e.g ...
... Chief Apostle Urwyler undertook many tours inside Europe and 28 overseas ... He ordained more than 180 apostles worldwide ... In 1985, a major schism occurred in the Wiesbaden area, led by apostle Hermann Gottfried Rockenfelder, who founded the Apostolische Gemeinde Wiesbaden with 1,000 adherents ...
... After Apostle Preuss' death in 1878, a dispute over succession caused a separation between the majority of Hamburg's congregation with Prophet Heinrich Geyer and ... the Netherlands due to the introduction of the office of the Chief Apostle ... by The group following the Chief Apostle adopted the name Hersteld Apostolische Zendinggemeente in de Eenheid der Apostelen (HAZEA) after the schism of 1897 ...
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“Go, all of you poor people, in the name of God the Creator, and let him forever be your guide. And henceforth, do not be beguiled by these idle and useless pilgrimages. See to your families, and work, each one of you, in your vocation, raise your children, and live as the good Apostle Paul teaches you.”
—François Rabelais (14941553)
“Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, What will you give me if I betray him to you? They paid him thirty pieces of silver.”
—Bible: New Testament, Matthew 26:14 ,15.