Apostolic See


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Apostolic See

n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) RC Church the see of the pope regarded as the successor to Saint Peter
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (often not capitals) a see established by one of the Apostles
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Prior to conducting the on-site visits, all potential visitors will participate," she reiterated, "in an orientation workshop during which they will pronounce a public profession of faith and an oath of fidelity to the apostolic see.
The Apostolic See has very specific "norms" in place to protect the Respondent's rights.
Millea's letter noted that those who take part in the work "will be acting in the name of the Apostolic See" and for this reason "they must be willing to make a public profession of faith and take an oath of fidelity to the Apostolic See.
Still on his knees, Metropolitan Slipyj spoke words branded on my memory, expressing ardent faith, unbreakable union with the Apostolic See of Rome, determination to live and to do everything possible for his people.
Yet, among the conditions set down for the reform of the liturgy, the Council insisted upon the preservation of "the substantial unity of the Roman rite" and reminded the faithful that the regulation of the liturgy "depends solely on the authority of the Church, that is, on the Apostolic See, and, as laws may determine, on the bishop.