From the October, 2001 issue of Touchstone
Primacy & Conciliarity by Addison H. Hart

Primacy & Conciliarity

Addison H. Hart on Orientale Lumen V

“Who do you think that the ancient lady was from whom you received the little book?” . . . “Who is she, then?” I said. “The Church,” he said. . . . “She was created the first of all things. For this reason is she old; and for her sake was the world established.”

[The ancient lady] said to me: “Behold, do you not see before you a great tower being built on the water with shining square stones? . . . The tower which you see being built is myself, the Church . . . [T]he building of the tower shall be completed, and all . . .


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