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The Church is Apostolic

The Church is apostolic because she is founded on the apostles, in three ways: – she was and remains built on “the foundation of the Apostles,” The witnesses chosen and sent on mission by Christ himself; – with the help of … Continue reading

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Continued in apostolic succession

“In order that the full and living Gospel might always be preserved in the Church the apostles left bishops as their successors. They gave them their own position of teaching authority.” Indeed, “the apostolic preaching, which is expressed in a special … Continue reading

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The Apostolic Tradition

“Christ the Lord, in whom the entire Revelation of the most high God is summed up, commanded the apostles to preach the Gospel, which had been promised beforehand by the prophets, and which he fulfilled in his own person and … Continue reading

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FOR THE INDICTION OF THE YEAR OF FAITH 2-3

2. Ever since the start of my ministry as Successor of Peter, I have spoken of the need to rediscover the journey of faith so as to shed ever clearer light on the joy and renewed enthusiasm of the encounter … Continue reading

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