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Old 27th September 2017, 12:21 PM
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Thank you Ron. I just wanted to clarify this part: And by t his claim, that the Pope is guilty of teaching material heresy and may be guilty of formal heresy, the signatories reject the teaching of the First Vatican Council, that each Pope has the “gift of truth” and the gift of a “never-failing faith”. The first gift implies that the Pope cannot teach material heresy. The second gift implies that the Pope cannot commit apostasy, heresy, or schism. The signatories are rejecting this teaching of the First Vatican Council.

I thought these gifts apply only when speaking ex-cattedra - and that the Pope is only infallible in such instance - or this is something totally different? Thank

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