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  The Catholic Apostolic Church - LoveToKnow 1911
The apostles were the channels of the Holy Ghost and the mysteries of God, and the authoritative interpreters of "prophetic utterance"; their teaching was brought home to the people by the "evangelists." The function of the prophets was to explain scripture and exhort to holiness, that of the "pastors" is explained by their title.
For ecclesiastical purposes the church universal is under their charge in twelve tribes; for Christendom is considered to be divided into twelve portions or tribes, each tribe being under the special charge of an apostle and his coministers, and the seat of the Apostolic College being at Albury, near Guildford.
Each local church sends "a tithe of its tithes" to the "Temple," by which the ministers of the Universal Church are supported and its administrative expenses defrayed; by these offerings, too, the needs of poorer churches are supplied.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /The_Catholic_Apostolic_Church   (576 words)

 One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Roman Catholic Church, comprising the one Western and 22 Eastern Rite particular Churches, teaches that the "one, holy, catholic and apostolic" Church subsists in it.
Catholic and Orthodox teaching both include the saints - that is, the holy dead - in the One Church, and describe the Church as a community of Christians both in the present life and the afterlife, as well as an historical entity.
The Reformed Churches thus believed in a form of Catholicity, founded on their doctrines of the five solas and a visible ecclesiastical organization based on the 14th and 15th century Conciliar movement, rejecting the Papacy and Papal Infallibility in favor of Ecumenical councils, but rejecting the Council of Trent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/One_Holy_Catholic_and_Apostolic_Church   (1596 words)

 Statement of Principles
The Church is catholic both because, as a member of Christ's mystical body, it is universal; and because it consciously links itself to the Traditions and practices of the historic Church.
Apostolic Succession was brought to the Catholic Apostolic Church by its first bishop, the late Bishop Carlos Duarte-Costa, who had been the Roman Catholic Diocesan Bishop of the Brazilian diocese of Botucatu, and later titular Bishop of Maura, before separating from the Roman Catholic Church.
It is, therefore, the Sacramental Charism of the Bishops of the Church, acting in a moral consensus, to define the beliefs of the Church and to regulate Sacraments.
www.cacina.org /statementofprinciples.htm   (2144 words)

 Roman Catholic Church
The Roman Catholic Church is the Church with its headquarters at Rome in Italy.
The Syro-Malabar Church, an Oriental (Eastern Rite) Church and the second largest of the 21 Oriental Churches, is a sister church of the Chaldean church, and follows the Chaldean (East Syrian) tradition, the liturgy of the Chaldean Church having been derived from the Antiochean tradition.
The Catholic Church is One because all the churches are in communion with the Pope who is the Bishop of Rome.
www.syromalabar.com /the-church/catholic-church/index.htm   (428 words)

 Albury Churches - the Catholic Apostolic Church - the parish of Albury, Surrey, UK
McNeile began to preach against the Irvingite movement, but by 1836 the new Catholic Apostolic Church had sufficiently grown in strength and confidence to be able to assert itself by delivering to the Church of England and to King William IV a statement of its distinct, but catholic, position.
The leaders of the new Apostolic Church continued to meet in the mansion only a short distance from the Parish Church that had represented the established Church of the country in Albury for hundreds of years, and Drummond and McNeile remained neighbours.
The Catholic Apostolic Church at Sherbourne was to be in the 15th century Gothic style, and Brookes' design for it was an early example of the Gothic revival that was to play such a significant part in English church architecture later in the century.
www.alburychurches.org /apostolic/apostolic.html   (867 words)

 + The National Catholic Apostoli   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The only tie between these independent Churches was their participation in Church Councils, which were regional or international meetings of bishops to discuss matters of faith and morals, the most important of which have become known as the Great or Ecumenical Councils.
The NCAC is a true and valid Catholic and Apostolic Church that holds to the faith and tenets of Catholicism, and strives to bring Christ's message of salvation and healing to all humanity.
Apostolic Catholics, unlike the Roman Catholic Church, also realize that we live in the 21st century and that the needs of humanity must be met.
catholicshaveachoice.com   (1245 words)

 Catholic Community Forum Discussion Groups - "one holy, catholic, and apostolic Church"
The distinctions of Rites in the Church are unnecessary.
The Catholic Church is a communion of 24 Churches.
The Catholic church is composed of many flavors, but all have unity in faith (if they didn't they would be heretics) and unity in communion (schismatics).
www.catholic-forum.com /forums/printthread.php?t=3201   (968 words)

 One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church - OrthodoxWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church is the Church of Jesus Christ, against which he promised the gates of hell would not prevail.
Specifically, one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church is the creedal form of belief in the Church.
Thus, there is an apostolic succession by which the pastors of the Church are able to trace their orders back to the infant Church founded by Jesus Christ in the first century.
orthodoxwiki.org /One_Holy_Catholic_and_Apostolic_Church   (839 words)

 Catholic Apostolic Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For ecclesiastical purposes the church universal was under their charge in twelve tribes; for Christendom is considered to be divided into twelve portions or tribes, each tribe being under the special charge of an apostle and his co-ministers.
This was the full constitution of each particular church or congregation as founded by the restored apostles, each local church thus reflecting in its government the government of the Catholic church by the angel or high priest Jesus Christ, and His twenty-four apostles.
The priesthood was supported by tithes; it was deemed a duty on the part of all members of the church who received yearly incomes to offer a tithe of their income, in addition to the free-will offerings for the support of the place of worship and for the relief of distress.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Catholic_Apostolic_Church   (2252 words)

 We Believe in the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church
The Catholic Church, derived from the apostles, Irenaeus argues, is spread throughout the whole world, yet agrees as one mind.
This underscores the particularity of heretics, as opposed to the universality of the Catholics.
The Catholic Church allows Orthodox Christians to commune in certain circumstances, and the late Pope John Paul II spoke of the Eastern Church as one of the two "lungs" of Christendom.
www.ancient-future.net /catholicchurch.html   (1835 words)

 One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church.
The outside unity of the Church is manifested in the unity of Its mysteries in the fact, that the man, baptized with a Russian, Greek or Syrian priest, joins one and the same Church, confessing he receives the remission of sins from one and the same Church, partaking Communion he receives the same grace.
The Catholic Church had council character even before the first Ecumenical Council and before the Jerusalem Council of the holy apostles, from its very foundation, for equally with its unity and holiness, catholicity is the basic feature of the Church.
Catholicity is not the common subordination to any authority, is not obedience to the directions how to believe and think, is not a scrupulous investigation on the question, about how they taught about this or that in antiquity.
www.orthodoxphotos.com /readings/talks/one.shtml   (2389 words)

 Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church - Introduction to Arian Catholicism
The Arian Catholic Church maintains that one of the administrative centres of the Universal Church should be based in England, as endorsed by St Paul, St Simon Zealotes and St Joseph of Arimathea.
As stated earlier, the Arian Catholic Church is the true early Church evolved into the 21st century and is the true Anglican and Global face of Christianity that is not tethered to Rome yet upholds the doctrines of Jesus Christ.
The precepts for Laity of the Arian Catholic Church
www.holy-catholic.org /arian/arian-introduction.html   (3626 words)

 Catholic Apostolic Church - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Catholic Apostolic Church religious community originating in England c.1831 and extending later to Germany and the United States (1848).
A church I'd vote for: a survey of church history reveals a Catholic community that's not only one, holy, and apostolic, but participative, too.(history)(includes "News flash: Church democracy not a newfangled idea!")
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-catholica1c1.html   (407 words)

 Andrew Cusack: The Catholic Apostolic Church, Edinburgh
Emerson and I paid a visit to the former Catholic Apostolic Church on Mansfield Place in Edinburgh, which is today the Mansfield Traquair Centre.
The Catholic Apostolic Church, quite often called the Irvingites after the Church of Scotland minister who laid the basis for its creation, were a curious lot.
Vacated by the Catholic Apostolic Church in 1958, it is now used as a performance venue, and two floors of offices created in the crypt space (entered through a spiral staircase in what was the baptistery) provide a home for the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations.
www.andrewcusack.com /blog/2005/05/the_catholic_ap.php   (847 words)

 Albury Churches - the Catholic Apostolic Church - the Apostles of the Catholic Apostolic Church
Albury Churches - the Catholic Apostolic Church - the Apostles of the Catholic Apostolic Church
A large number of clergy were required for each church, organised in four divisions, an 'angel' (a role similar to that of a bishop), six elders, seven prophets and at least seven deacons.
The decision not to replace apostles who died led to a schism with the church in Germany and the eventual formation of a separate organisation known as The New Apostolic Church.
www.alburychurches.org /apostolic/apostles.html   (897 words)

 The Catholic Apostolic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Catholic Apostolic Church (sometimes called the 'Irvingites') was a remarkable body of Christians gathered together under apostolic rule from out of the various Western Churches and looking for the imminent Second Coming of Christ.
Irving died in 1834, before the founding of the Catholic Apostolic Church, so the term 'Irvingites' is strictly an anachronism.
In readiness for the Apocalypse, twelve new 'apostles', were appointed by ministers of seven churches at a solemn ceremony in London in 1835.
www.mansfieldtraquair.org.uk /cac.htm   (463 words)

Consecrated 12 March 1566 in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican Apostolic Palace by Scipione Cardinal Rebiba, Patriarch of Constantinople, assisted by Annibale Caracciolo, Bishop of Isola and Giacomo de Giacomelli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro.
Consecrated 4 April 1604 in the Chapel of the Apostolic Sacristy, Rome, by Girolamo Cardinal Bernier O.P., Bishop of Albano, assisted by Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Piacenza and Giovanni Ambrogio Caccia, Bishop of Castro di Toscana.
Consecrated 7 October 1630 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by Luigi Cardinal Gaetani, assisted by Antonio Ricciulli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro and Vicegerent of Rome, and Benedetto Landi, Bishop of Fossombrone.
www.canc.org.uk /apostolic-succession.html   (1397 words)

 One Holy Catholic Apostolic Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Church is as convocation, assembly, or community of believers whom God gathers in the whole world, and who draws Her life from the Word and the Sacraments.
The Church is holy because she is totally consecrated unto God in all that she does.
Because Christ is present in her, the Church has the fullness of Christ as she, the Body, remains in union with Christ, the Head.
www.iccec-sea.org /faith/church.htm   (375 words)

 What "Catholic" Means
The Greek roots of the term "Catholic" mean "according to (kata-) the whole (holos)," or more colloquially, "universal." At the beginning of the second century, we find in the letters of Ignatius the first surviving use of the term "Catholic" in reference to the Church.
The term "Catholic" is in the Apostles’, Nicene, and Athanasian creeds, and many Protestants, claiming the term for themselves, give it a meaning that is unsupported historically, ignoring the term’s use at the time the creeds were written.
You ought to know, then, that the bishop is in the Church and the Church in the bishops; and if someone is not with the bishop, he is not in the Church.
www.catholic.com /library/What_Catholic_Means.asp   (1337 words)

 American Catholic Church Diocese of California
The churches of Antiochian Succession in the United States, including the American Catholic Church, traced apostolic succession through eastern sources, notably through Archbishop Joseph Renee Vilatte, who is often credited with bringing the Antiochian Succession to North America.
After the separation of the Church and State in France by the laws of July 1, 1901, the League of Catholics of France was formed to establish a French National Catholic Church, independent of Rome, the National Committee of which was under the presidency of Henri des Hou (Kt.
The American Catholic Church was reorganized in 1989 and in 1995 Bishop Robert J. Allmen was consecrated Presiding Archbishop.
www.americancatholicchurch.org /ACCApostolicSuccHistorical.htm   (1396 words)

 Catholic Apostolic National Church - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
to administer the affairs of the Church in the territory.
The dissenters, while holding the Church in General Council to be infallible, could not accept the proposition that the Pope, acting alone, in matters of faith and morals is infallible.
They are called "Old Catholics" because they sought to adhere to the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church of the post-Apostolic era and the theology of the Church prior to the
www.angelfire.com /il2/vocations/ochistory.html   (2038 words)

 Arianism and Arian Catholicism
The Roman Church was able to draw immense power having the support of Eastern and Western Emperors and it was keen to eradicate all non-Roman forms of Christianity.
The Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church is the early true Christian Church without the apostasy of the Council of Nicaea (325 A.D.), and without the subsequent heresies of the Churches of Rome, Constantinople and England.
The Arian Catholic Church is the evolved form of the early Church and is the true Anglican, Global and true Universal (Catholic) Christian church, that is not tethered to Rome.
www.arian-catholic.org /arian/arianism.html   (3268 words)

 Independent Catholic Churches
Progeny of the Catholic Apostolic Church of Brazil.
Catholic Apostolic Church of Brazil - Founded by former Roman Catholic Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa, after the second world war [resigned over issue of Vatican passports for fleeing Nazis and Fascists].
Catholic Apostolic Philippine Church - A national church of the Philippines, which is affiliated with the Catholic Apostolic Church of Brazil.
www.concentric.net /~Cosmas/independent_catholic_churc.htm   (473 words)

 Catholic Apostolic Church — FactMonster.com
Henry Drummond, 1786–1860, a founder of the Catholic Apostolic Church - Drummond, Henry, 1786–1860, English banker, known particularly as one of the founders of the...
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The self-styled Catholic Apostolic Church, founded by the Rev. Edward Irving...
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 The One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Church
Look for the Church which, in seasons of bigotry, men say must be destroyed in the name of God as men crucified Christ and thought they had done a service to God.
The Churches established in Germany have no other faith or Tradition, nor do those of the Iberi nor those of the Celts, nor those of the East, of Egypt, of Libya, nor those established at the centre of the world.
The Church is ONE in Her public worship - the Seven Sacraments and the Liturgy of the Mass are the same everywhere, only with variation in language and culture.
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 Catholic Apostolic Church — Infoplease.com
A church I'd vote for: a survey of church history reveals a Catholic community that's not only one, holy, and apostolic, but participative,......
Public opinion without and within the Church: fides et internetum (faith and the Internet).(The Last Apostolic Letter of JOHN PAUL......
The suppression of the Romanian Greek Catholic (Uniate) Church.
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