Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia


#1

Does anyone know where the saying “Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia” comes from?


#2

[quote=Elizabeth2]Does anyone know where the saying “Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia” comes from?
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Easy: Ambrose of Milan,


#3

Peace be with you!

What exactly does that mean? ___ Peter, ___church.


#4

[quote=Rand Al’Thor]Peace be with you!

What exactly does that mean? ___ Peter, ___church.
[/quote]

“Where Peter is, there is the Church.”

  • Liberian

#5

This is actually a good follow-up to St. Ignatius of Antioch’s saying: Where the bishop is, there let the people is; just as where Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church.


#6

Hi Elisabeth,
The exact quote is
Ubi ergo Petrus, ibi Ecclesia; ubi Ecclesia, ibi nulla mors sed vita aeterna
and you find it in St. Ambroses: "In Psalmum XL Enarratio, PL XIV, 1134


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