Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Office Not Person

Certain functions a person may exercise are functions of the office a person holds. Papal infallibility (proclaiming unerringly in matters of faith and morals) even some Catholics associate with individual popes. Papal infallibility belongs to the office of pope and not to the person who holds that office. That confusion is abroad since the resignation of Pope Benedict. The U.S. Catholic caught some, who ought to know better, confusing large audiences.
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