Apostolic See


The seat or diocese of the pope because only he personally has the right from the Apostles to convert the whole world. From the earliest Christian centuries, Rome was called the Apostolic see. A see founded or governed by an Apostle was called an Apostolic see, e.g., Alexandria, founded by Saint Mark.

MLA Citation

  • “Apostolic See”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 September 2010. Web. 21 September 2020. <http://catholicsaints.info/apostolic-see/>