de fide

de fide

[de-fee-de; English dee-fi-dee]
Latin.
of the faith: a phrase used in the Roman Catholic Church to qualify certain teachings as being divinely revealed, belief in them therefore being obligatory.
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de fide (diː ˈfaɪdɪ)
 
adj
RC Church (of a doctrine) belonging to the essentials of the faith, esp by virtue of a papal ruling
 
[literally: from faith]

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