Constitutions of Clarendon

(See Clarendon)

Apostolic Constitutions.
A “Catholic” code of both doctrine and discipline collected by Clemens Romaus. The word “Apostolic,” as in the “Apostles' Creed,” does not mean made by the Apostles, but what the “Church” considered to be in accordance with apostolic teaching.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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