Church as Mother


#1

Does anyone know the book, chapter, and verse for that quote (or something like it): “He cannot have God for his father who does not have the Church as his mother”?


#2

Here ya go: “No one can have God as Father who does not have the Church as Mother” (St. Cyprian, De unit. 6: PL 4, 519) at Catechism of the Catholic Church.


#3

St. Cyprian of Carthage was born around 200 AD. Read about him here satucket.com/lectionary/Cyprian.htm


#4

Thanks to both of you.


#5

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