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    Explain the doctrine of apostolic succession. Include such things, as the origin, the meaning, the significance, etc.

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    Apostolic Succession:

    (1) Bishops of the Church, who form a collective body or college, are successors to the Apostles by ordination and divine right; as such they carry on the mission entrusted by Christ to the Apostles as guardians and teachers ...

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