Saint John the Evangelist
HST 502: Autocephalous Catholic Movement
3 Credit Hours
Bishop James Wilkowski
A historical study of the Autocephalous Catholic Movement focusing on
the generic development of jurisdictions, shared and unique
characteristics and the matter of historic apostolic succession. This
course will also focus on the particular history of student's own
1. The identification of the development of AC jurisdictions,
particularly in the United States and Canada with a focus of their
claims to historical apostolic succession.
2. The pastoral or social purpose for the creation of these
3. The factors for the historic lack of stability for AC
4. Identification of trends since 1990.
Saint John the Evangelist Seminary
An Online Academic Program