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Apostles are in short supply

In my last three posts, I have been going through three of the “notes” of the Church in the creeds: the Church is one, holy, catholic. The last note is the question of apostolicity, and it is central to the challenge not only of the ecumenical movement, but to humanity’s future.

Is a church apostolic because it has bishops in the succession, as opposed to those that do not? Following John Flett, that is not…

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Pierre Whalon

Pierre Whalon

Bishop in charge, Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, 2001–2019. French-American. Musician, composer, author, happily married. www.pierrewhalon.info