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“Cyril of Jerusalem Eighteenth Catechetical Lecture - On the Catholic Church”
Chapters 23 and 26 - Greek Text with translation. 18th Catechetical Lecture.
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McCauley, S. J. and Stephenson A. A. (1970), Cyril of Jerusalem, Works, Volume 2 (Fathers of the Church (Paperback)) (Lectures 13 - 18 and Mystagogical Lectures)
J. W. Drijvers
23. It is called Catholic then because it extends over
all the world, from one end of the earth to the other; and because it teaches
universally and completely one and all the doctrines which ought to come to
men’s knowledge, concerning things both visible and invisible, heavenly and
earthly; and because it brings into subjection to godliness the whole race of
mankind, governors and governed, learned and unlearned; and because it
universally treats and heals the whole class of sins, which are committed by
soul or body, and possesses in itself every form of virtue which is named, both
in deeds and words, and in every kind of spiritual gifts....
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Cyril of Jerusalem lectures
It is called Catholic then because it extends over all the world, from one end of the earth to the other.
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