Catholic Dictionary

Apostolic Canons

Set of eighty-five canons, contained in the seventh book of the fourth-century Apostolic Constitutions, which influenced Church law pertaining to clerical life. The author claimed that the canons had "apostolic authority"; however, there is no proof for such an assertion.

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