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Old 5th January 2015, 06:49 PM
Ron Conte Ron Conte is offline
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Originally Posted by Hands of Truth View Post
Thank you. What is your justification for claiming it is "required" by Catholics to believe it? Is there an infallible statement or document?

Non-infallible teachings require religious assent. Infallible teachings require theological assent (the full assent of faith). The teachings on just war and self-defense are at least non-infallible, and may possibly be infallible under the ordinary and universal Magisterium.
Ron Conte
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