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Apostolic may refer to:

Specific to the Roman Catholic Church:

  • Apostolic Administrator, appointed by the Pope to an apostolic administration or a diocese without a bishop
  • Apostolic Camera, or "Apostolic Chamber", former department of finance for Papal administration
  • Chancery of Apostolic Briefs, a historical office charged with preparation of Papal correspondence
  • Apostolic constitution, a public decree issued by the Pope
  • Apostolic Palace, the residence of the Pope in Vatican City
  • Apostolic prefect, the head of a mission of the Roman Catholic Church
  • An Apostolic See is any episcopal see whose foundation is attributed to one or more of the Apostles.
  • Apostolic vicariate, a territorial jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Church

Other churches and religious movements:

  • Apostolic, Pentecostal, Oneness
  • Armenian Apostolic Church, also known as the Armenian Orthodox Church, the national church of Armenia
  • Apostolic Brethren, a 13th-century sect in northern Italy
  • Apostolic Catholic and Spiritual Church, an independent Old Catholic Church of the Utrecht Succession
  • Apostolic Christian Church, an anabaptist branch of Christianity
  • Apostolic Church (denomination), an Evangelical Pentecostal denomination founded in 1916 in the United Kingdom
  • Apostolic Johannite Church, a Gnostic church claiming apostolic succession
  • Catholic Apostolic Church, a millenarian religious community, related to the Irvingism movement
  • International Circle of Faith
  • New Apostolic Church, a chiliastic church
  • Oneness Pentecostalism, a large Christian grouping who assert a different doctrine of the Trinity to Evangelical churches
  • Primitive Apostolic Christianity (Sabbatarian)

Other uses:

  • Apostolic poverty, a doctrine professed in the 13th century by certain religious orders