What is apostolic?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings.
    Synonyms: apostolical
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Apostolic

Apostolic (Greek Ἀποστολικὴν) is the fourth mark of the Church, the others being "One", "Holy" and "Catholic", contained in the Nicene Creed, which is an exposition of faith accepted by most self-identifying Christian sects (see Nicene Christianity).

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Roman Catholic Diocese Of Sumbawanga - History
1880 Established as the Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika from the Apostolic Vicariate of Central Africa in Sudan May 10, 1946 Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of ...
Apostolic
... Apostolic (Greek Ἀποστολικὴν) is the fourth mark of the Church, the others being "One", "Holy" and "Catholic", contained in the Nicene Creed, which is an ... Apostolic may refer to An Apostle meaning one sent on a mission The Twelve Apostles of Jesus, or something related to them, such as the Church of the Holy ... Specific to the Roman Catholic Church Apostolic Administrator, appointed by the Pope to an apostolic administration or a diocese without a bishop Apostolic Camera, or "Apostolic Chamber ...
Continuing Church - Apostolic Succession
... there are a limited number of Anglicans or Roman Catholics who have passed on valid Apostolic succession ... the 1970s, ‘Continuing Churches’ often approached English speaking Old Catholics to obtain Apostolic Succession and to place themselves within the historic episcopacy ... such churches may have continued the beliefs and practices of Anglicanism, they have Apostolic Succession through the Old Catholic bishops Arnold Harris Matthew or Rudolphe De Landas Berghes ...
Apostolic Vicariate Of Brunei Darussalam
... The Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei Darussalam (Latin Vicariatus Apostolicus Bruneiensis) is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical jurisdiction covering the territory of Brunei and headed by an apostolic vicar ...
Roman Catholic Diocese Of Mbeya - History
1932 Established as Mission “sui iuris” of Tukuyu from the Apostolic Vicariate of Tanganyika March 29, 1938 Promoted as Apostolic Prefecture of Tukuyu July 14, 1949 Promoted as ...

More definitions of "apostolic":

  • (adj): Proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.
    Synonyms: papal, apostolical, pontifical