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Apostolic Letters

(Litterae apostolicae).

1. The letters of the Apostles to Christian communities or those in authority, i.e. the Pauline Epistles, including the Epistle to the Hebrews, together with the seven Catholic epistles of the other Apostles.

2. Documents issued by the Pope or in his name, e.g. bulls and briefs.

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APA citation. Rudge, F.M. (1907). Apostolic Letters. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01640a.htm

MLA citation. Rudge, F.M. "Apostolic Letters." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01640a.htm>.

Transcription. This article was transcribed for New Advent by Donald J. Boon.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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