Cardinal Rebiba and Roman Catholic Apostolic Succession

Apologetica Christiana – Christian Apologetics:

Card REBIBA“However, an interesting fact arises in the Roman Catholic apostolic succession. Over 95% of modern Roman Catholic bishops, including the current pope, can trace their apostolic succession only as far as the 16th century, to a cardinal named Scipione Rebiba.”…

“The interesting thing about this is that nobody is sure who consecrated Rebiba as a bishop. No supporting documentation has been found. which means that the episcopal genealogies of 95% of today’s bishops stop at Rebiba and cannot be traced back to the Apostles.”

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