Apostolic Churches


Term used from the 2nd to the 4th century to signify the Churches founded or ruled by an Apostle; e.g., Alexandria, by Saint Mark. Later “Apostolic church” was used frequently to mean the whole Church, especially in connection with the expression, Catholic Church.

MLA Citation

  • “Apostolic Churches”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 November 2019. Web. 2 March 2021. <>