Church buthism dating
Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans, written about the year 110.
The words run: Wheresoever the bishop shall appear, there let the people be, even as where Jesus may be, there is the universal [katholike] Church.
(John -42) In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." ...Prior to that time, had no affiliation with any commercial organizations.Advertisers have no control over this site's content.The earlier examples have been collected by Caspari (Quellen zur Geschichte des Taufsymbols, etc., III, 149 sqq.). Polycarp, xvi), a phrase which necessarily presupposes a more technical use of the word, is due, some critics think, to interpolation. These doctors particularly insisted upon the note of Catholicism, and they pointed out that both the Old and the New Testament represented the Church as spread over all the earth. Augustine insists upon the consensus of Christians in the use of the name Catholic.On the other hand this sense undoubtedly occurs more than once in the Muratorian Fragment (c. " Whether they wish or no", he says, "heretics have to call the Catholic Church Catholic" ("De vera religione", xii).
All of these Jews, in Jerusalem for the Feast of Pentecost, were residents of the Persian Empire, the future home of the Church of the East.