Apostolic Tradition

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A liturgical treatise now generally held to be the work of St Hippolytus (d. c.236), containing a detailed description of rites and practices which are alleged to be traditional. It includes rites of Ordination and Baptism, and a Eucharistic Prayer which was used as a basis of the second Eucharistic Prayer in the 1970 RC Missal. Written in Greek, it survives in Latin and Oriental translations.

Subjects: Christianity.

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