Thursday, April 28, 2011

Laodicea - Canon 3

Ruins of the amphitheater at Laodicea (Courtesy of Stephen Pohl)
He who has been recently baptized ought not to be promoted to the sacerdotal order.

This restated what was written in Canon 2 of Nicaea thus adding credence to what had been recognized as normative in all the churches from the time of Paul's epistle to Timothy.

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