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Liberal Catholic Church.

Formed ca. 1916–18 by theosophist mems. of the Old* Cath. Ch. in Gt. Brit.; Charles Webster Leadbeater (1847–1934) was consecrated bp. 1916 by an Old Cath. bp. Holds that there are various paths to truth; claims apostolic succession through Old Caths. and has 7 sacraments: baptism, confirmation, eucharist, absolution, unction, matrimony, orders. The Province of the USA was est. 1919.

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