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In the city of Rome, the episcopal chair was given first to Peter; the chair in which Peter sat, the same who was head—that is why he is also called Cephas [‘Rock’]—of all the apostles, the one chair in which unity is maintained by all. Neither do the apostles proceed individually on their own, and anyone who would [presume to] set up another chair in opposition to that single chair would, by that very fact, be a schismatic and a sinner… Recall, then, the origins of your chair, those of you who wish to claim for yourselves the title of holy Church(The Schism of the Donatists 2:2 [A.D. 367]).