Tag Archives: infallibility

“Do not exaggerate, overestimate, what a Pope can do….”

The inimitable Fr. Hunwicke has a good reminder at his fine blog HERE about papal authority (my emphases): Two points. Despite the anxieties entertained by the Intellectuals on both sides of this question … the Traditionalists and the Tablettentendenz … … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Was the Holy Spirit’s guidance at Vatican II infallible?

From a reader: Was Vatican II an ecumenical council with infallible guidance by the Holy Spirit, or a pastoral council which is not infallible? The Holy Spirit’s guidance is never anything but infallible.  Can the Holy Spirit make a mistake? … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap’s editorial for women’s ordination: creepy ineducability

National catholic Reporter, Fishwrap, has an editorial today in favor of the ordination of women. Whom did they consult as their expert?  The deposed Bishop of Toowoomba, William Morris. And for their theological “insights”?  You decide.  I have my own … Continue reading

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FLASH: Fr. Z agrees with Bp. Morris and NCR… yes and no.

I may be in close agreement with Bp. Morris and NCR on a matter of great importance. From the National catholic Fishwrap comes another defense of lately-removed Australian Bishop William Morris, quondam of the Diocese of Toowoomba. His Excellency is … Continue reading

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