Philippine Independent Church

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Philippine Independent Church,

religious body that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1902 and rejected the spiritual authority of the pope. It is known popularly as the Aglipayan Church, after its founder Gregorio Aglipay. Initially it drew large numbers as a result of nationalist feelings, but later its membership dwindled significantly. Doctrinal disputes and strong factionalism developed. One group allied with American Unitarians and split into various parties. Another, a trinitarian group, moved toward the Episcopal Church, by which their ministers were ordained after 1948 and with which they were formally united in 1961. In 1965 the Philippine Independent Church joined the Old Catholic Union of Utrecht. (See also Old CatholicsOld Catholics,
Christian denomination established by German Catholics who separated themselves from the Roman Catholic Church when they rejected (1870) the decrees of the First Vatican Council, especially the dogma of the infallibility of the pope.
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See P. S. de Achutegui and M. A. Bernad, Religious Revolution in the Philippines (2 vol., 1960–66).

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Salinas was arrested at a checkpoint in Barangay Gango in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, along with Iglesia Filipina Independiente Bishop Carlos Morales, Morales' wife, Teofilina, and van driver, Isadome Dalid.
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2) Specifically, it will do so by looking at the initially tri-, and eventually quadrilateral consultation on catholicity and globalization conducted by the Philippine Iglesia Filipina Independiente, (3) the Old Catholic Churches of the Union of Utrecht, (4) the Episcopal Church, and the Church of Sweden (the Church of Sweden joined as observer from 2007 onwards).
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