ST. AMBROSE (c. 333-397 AD), referring to the power to forgive sins, wrote : “Christ granted even this to His apostles, and by His apostles it has been transmitted to the ____________________.”


a.     offices of priest

b.     office of king



THE ANSWER IS….A…”offices of priest”


Here is the full quote from St. Ambrose (c. 333-397)


 "But what was impossible was made possible by God, who gave us so great a grace. It seemed likewise impossible for sins to be forgiven through penance; yet Christ granted even this to His Apostles, and by His Apostles it has been transmitted to the offices of priest." (Penance 2:2:12)




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