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The power which Mt. 16: 19 reports that Christ gave to St Peter and later to all the Apostles (Mt. 18: 18). It seems to be a general authority to exercise discipline over the Church, though some identify it with the power of forgiving or retaining sins (Jn. 20: 23).

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