On Sun, 8 Jun 1997, Tom Willis wrote:
The Episcopal Chuch
> also broke the Apostolic succession, but in the 1800s there was some attempt
> to re-establish the Apostolic succession by bringing an Eastern Orthodox
> Bishop into the anointing of at least one Episcopal Bishop in England. It
> is possible that some of the Episcopal Churches have valid Apostolic
> succession from this line.
> Sla/n libh, tom
The Eastern Orthodox Church states that there is no Apostolic Succession
in even the Catholic Church, since the Great Schism. There must be a
continuation of belief and practice--of the tradition--not merely a
succession by ordination.
So, from where did this pop out, and can we take it offlist, or