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The pope is infallible

by Wilfred G. Hurley

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English


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Catholic pamphlet.

Edition Notes

Statementby Wilfred G. Hurley.
SeriesFace the facts -- no. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18638686M

An infallible benediction was removed to make room for an equally infallible malediction in the space of twelve months and fifteen days. The book has been withdrawn from circulation; but no hand can gather up all the copies, or destroy the good which must have come of their perusal. Infallibility of the ecumenical councils. The doctrine of the infallibility of ecumenical councils states that solemn definitions of ecumenical councils, approved by the Pope, which concern faith or morals, and to which the whole Church must adhere, are decrees often have an attached anathema, a penalty of excommunication, against those who refuse to believe the .

  This novel idea of popes being infallible was not taken seriously and when, 40 years later, the Franciscans tried to use it to force Pope John XXII to act favorably on their behalf, he issued a bull (official document) in which he condemned the doctrine of papal infallibility as "a work of the devil, the father of all lies" (Brian Tierney.   The church is only infallible when the pope speaks ex cathedra (from the Chair of Peter) which has only been done once since it’s conception, during the First Vatican Council in It was invoked by Pope Pius XII in regarding the .

  You might have heard that the pope is infallible. Believe it or not, this is not true. SOCIAL MEDIA: Blog: Facebook:   The Pope has to be speaking "ex cathedra" for it to be infallible. It's only been used about 3 times in the last years. The Pope has to (before he begins writing or speaking), he has to begin saying "I am speaking this ex cathedra" so .


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The pope is infallible by Wilfred G. Hurley Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Dominical cardinal, Filippo Maria Guidi had come forward to speak against the pope and the Infallibilists (the first Roman prelate to do so), emphatically stating that the pope was not infallible in and of himself, independent of the Church, but only insofar as he reflected the views of the bishops and the tradition of the Church /5(5).

If, as the Church teaches, the pope is infallible, how can two living popes who disagree on almost everything both be right.

Having immersed himself in these men's lives to write the screenplay for The Two Popes, Anthony McCarten masterfully weaves their stories into one gripping narrative. In a moment of candor and humility, the late Pope Paul VI admitted that the papacy itself - and specifically the doctrine of papal infallibility, fought for so relentlessly by his predecessor, Pius IX - is one of the greatest obstacles to Christian reunion/5.

Popes aren’t impeccable, so they’re capable of sin — which, by the way, was visible in the case of the first pope, St. Peter, when he denied Christ three times just before the Crucifixion (Matthew –75). Everything the sacred authors wrote in the Bible is inspired, but not everything every pope says or writes is infallible.

Pope Francis is infallible, according to Catholic doctrine, but only when he speaks 'ex cathedra' Reuters Protestants, and in particular evangelicals, have long regarded papal infallibility as being the ultimate sign of Church corruption.

The bestowal of such authority onto one man is, in their eyes, not only heretical but dangerous. Since The pope is infallible book book deals directly with many aspects of Christ’s life on earth which pertain directly to Catholic teachings, it was assumed by many that the content of the book was infallible.

But the Pope specifically stated at the beginning of the book that it was not to be regarded as an exercise of papal infallibility, but rather expressed his own “personal search. Somewhat wary of this opening for abuse, Pope Pius IX, who later defined infallibility, issued a very strong, though not infallible, Letter, Tuas Libenter, into the Archbishop of Munich, wherein he stressed the necessity of submission of conscience to even the ordiniary (non-ex cathedra) teaching authority of the Bishop of Rome and his.

The isssue of infallibility with two living Popes is moot, as the last infallible statement was by Pope Pius Xii on the Assumption of Mary, ex cathedra, inafter consultation with bishops worldwide. You can also google for Franz Jalics, the surviving Jesuit of the 2, portrayed in the movie and the s: Description: In a moment of candor and humility, the late Pope Paul VI admitted that the papacy itself - and specifically the doctrine of papal infallibility, fought for so relentlessly by his predecessor, Pius IX - is one of the greatest obstacles to Christian reunion.

How that doctrine went from being a minority opinion at the beginning of the nineteenth century to a solemnly. Pope Boniface VIII (–) 16 The Council of Trent (ad ) 16 Vatican I Council () 16 Vatican II (–) 17 The Catechism of the Catholic Church () 17 Chapter 3 | The Biblical Arguments against Papal Infallibility.

19 The Biblical Argument against Peter’s Primacy. 19 The Biblical Argument against Peter’s. According to The Vatican Council on pagesDublanchy in his Dictionnaire gives a list of papal utterances, which are considered by common consent of theologians to be infallible.

Unfortunately, he only gives a partial list of the twelve instances: Tome of Saint Leo. In a further twist, in the early 21st century, Benedict XVI, clearly differentiated between the solemn – but not infallible – pronouncements he made as pope and the books he wrote in a personal Author: Rebecca Rist.

Papal infallibility, in Roman Catholic theology, the doctrine that the pope, acting as supreme teacher and under certain conditions, cannot err when he teaches in matters of faith or morals.

As an element of the broader understanding of the infallibility of the church, this doctrine is based on the belief that the church has been entrusted with the teaching mission of Jesus Christ and. An Infallible Pope—for Fallible Christians.

Matt Nelson • 1/16/ Download Share. There are few dogmas of the Catholic Church that have appeared more scandalous to non-Catholic believers than papal infallibility.

Consider, for example, this reflection from Protestant apologist Matt Slick in one of his critical pieces on the subject. Papal infallibility, which says the Pope cannot err in declaring doctrine on faith and morals, is rarely invoked and would not apply to this book.

But catching the meticulous Pope. But in truth, the infallible authority of the pope, and the Church itself, has been exercised in an ordinary way countless times. In fact, every time that the pope teaches us, or any time the pope and the bishops teach us together, such as in Vatican II.

No, not in any way. But Catholics are taught that whatever the RCC Magisterium says is true, so if they say the pope is infallible (on faith and morals or whatever), they believe it.

Here's one way. First Vatican Council, –70, the 20th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church (see council, ecumenical), renowned chiefly for its enunciation of the doctrine of papal infallibility.

Convening and Meetings The council was convened by Pope Pius IX, who announced his intention in Because of the Italian political situation (the Papal States were the only bar to. The doctrine of Papal Infallibility, just like purgatory is one of the most misunderstood and scrutinized teachings of the Catholic Church.

The Misconceptions abound that papal infallibility means the pope is never wrong, or even that the pope is incapable of sin when confused with the concept of impeccability.

However, even the Vicar of Christ is just a Read. The declaration that a book is free from doctrinal errors is itself not infallible.

Councils and papal documents are only infallible in solemn definitions; when they exercise the ordinary magisterium, even the Pope or a Council is non-infallible. Any individual Bishop or group of local Bishops can exercise the ordinary non-infallible Magisterium.

Published on You might have heard that the pope is infallible. Believe it or not, this is not true.Further, infallibility applies only when the Pope is speaking about matters of faith or morals. For example, when the Vatican press office issues a statement of the Pope concerning a hotly contested, political issue, such statements are not regarded as being infallible, or even authoritative for all Christians.By: Dr.

John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon; © The way in which the doctrine of papal infallibility was formulated creates serious problems for this issue—as does the track record of popes down through history.

Unfortunately, the story behind papal infallibility is less well known than the doctrine itself. Writing in The Trinity Review for July, [ ].