(In Christian thought) the uninterrupted transmission of spiritual authority from the Apostles through successive popes and bishops, taught by the Roman Catholic Church but denied by most Protestants.
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- This they affirmed to be the very body of Christ, the locus of holiness, the society of saints, guaranteed by the unquestioned apostolic succession of their bishops.
- After discovering it myself and being ordained in it and now a consecrated Catholic archbishop in valid apostolic succession like any Roman Catholic bishop, I have found true joy.
- The Church is built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets and there are no apostles and prophets today nor is there any such thing as an apostolic succession.
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Saltos de línea: apos|tol¦ic suc|ces¦sion
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