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Canon 3:  Doctrine

3.1 This Catholic Faith Community shall worship the One True Triune God ó Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

3.2 This Church shall be part of Godís Kingdom, unconditionally embracing all persons of faith, and all persons seeking to discover or rediscover their faith.

3.3 This Church shall establish dioceses, parishes, religious communities and other necessary institutions to evangelize the world.

3.4 This Church shall be subject to the creedal statements established by the Ecumenical Councils of the Universal Church at Nicaea, Constantinople, Ephesus, and Chalcedon.

3.5 This Church shall accept as the definition of Christianity the creed defined by the Ecumenical Council of Constantinople of AD 381. This creed is commonly referred to as the Nicene Creed.

3.6 This Church shall accept the Apostlesí Creed as a valid statement of faith.

3.7 This Church shall accept the Athanasian Creed as a valid statement of Trinitarian theology and Christology.

3.8 This Church cannot alter, change, or revise any of the abovementioned creeds.





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