papal-infallibility

papal infallibility

noun Roman Catholic Church.
the dogma that the pope cannot err in a solemn teaching addressed to the whole church on a matter of faith or morals.

Origin:
1865–70

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papal infallibility

noun
belief of the Roman Catholic Church that God protects the pope from error when he speaks about faith or morality 
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