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Definition of Apostolic canons
Apostolic canonsApostolic Ap`os*tol"ic, Apostolical Ap`os*tol"ic*al, a. [L.
apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.]
1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times,
or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the
2. According to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or
taught by the apostles; as, apostolic faith or practice.
3. Of or pertaining to the pope or the papacy; papal.
Apostolical brief. See under Brief.
Apostolic canons, a collection of rules and precepts
relating to the duty of Christians, and particularly to
the ceremonies and discipline of the church in the second
and third centuries.
Apostolic church, the Christian church; -- so called on
account of its apostolic foundation, doctrine, and order.
The churches of Rome, Alexandria, Antioch, and Jerusalem
were called apostolic churches.
Apostolic constitutions, directions of a nature similar to
the apostolic canons, and perhaps compiled by the same
authors or author.
Apostolic fathers, early Christian writers, who were born
in the first century, and thus touched on the age of the
apostles. They were Polycarp, Clement, Ignatius, and
Hermas; to these Barnabas has sometimes been added.
Apostolic king (or majesty), a title granted by the pope
to the kings of Hungary on account of the extensive
propagation of Christianity by St. Stephen, the founder of
the royal line. It is now a title of the emperor of
Austria in right of the throne of Hungary.
Apostolic see, a see founded and governed by an apostle;
specifically, the Church of Rome; -- so called because, in
the Roman Catholic belief, the pope is the successor of
St. Peter, the prince of the apostles, and the only
apostle who has successors in the apostolic office.
Apostolical succession, the regular and uninterrupted
transmission of ministerial authority by a succession of
bishops from the apostles to any subsequent period.
Meaning of Apostolic canons from wikipedia
- Apostolic Canons
, Apostolic canons
of the Apostles"), Ecclesiastical Canons
of the Same Holy Apostles, or Canons
by the State called
for laws. The Apostolic Canons
or Ecclesiastical Canons
of the Same Holy Apostles
is a collection
were later approved
by the Eastern Council
in 692 but rejected
by Pope Constantine. In the Western Church
of these canons
- Second Apostolic Canons
, which share
Constitutions—with certain parts
of the Orthodox Tewahedo
New Testament broader canon
- this change
Regular, whilst those
who did not were known
as secular canons
. In the Latin
Church, the members
- the well-known commentator
on the canons
of the Middle
Ages, in his commentary
on the sixty-third Apostolic Canon
, expressly blames
- 23. Major
prophets, 24. Twelve Prophets Apostolic Canons
, NT canon
D. Marlowe. "The "Apostolic Canons
" (about A.D. 380)". Bible
- 2008-05-26. "Catholic Encyclopedia: Apostolic Canons
". New Advent. Retrieved
2008-05-26. "The Ecclesiastical Canons
of the Same Holy Apostles". Ante-Nicene...
- Code of Canon
of Pius XII, numerous canons
for the Eastern Catholic Churches
were published. In 1993, the Code of Canons
of the Eastern...
of the inheritance
that the canon
law of the Roman Catholic Church received
law. By their
nature, apostolic constitutions
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