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The original text can be found on wikipedia.

Near the end of the creed, there is this phrase:

I believe in... the communion of saints...

What does this exactly mean? I understand that communion means a 'sharing in common', but I'm not entirely sure of the meaning and implications of this statement.


The Apostle's Creed is not unique to the Roman Catholic Church, and is accepted by many other denominations. I expect to hear the perspectives of all churches where the creed is accepted.

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<removed chatty comments> Let's keep the chatter in chat. – Caleb Sep 28 '11 at 14:54
u mean those that CAN chat. – WelcomeNewUsers Jan 9 '14 at 7:22

Wikipedia has a good article on the concept. The phrase means that Christians are united in the Body of Christ, a teaching based on 1 Corinthians 12 (and some other passages).

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