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In your question it would be very helpful to have a citation as to where in the writings of Gregory the quote is from. I followed the link provided and there is no citation there for the quote either. As a matter of fact, you can google the first sentence of the quote and find a few websites that also have the quote but leave it uncited. Knowing its context ...


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Like Affable Geek states...this is more historically concrete than one might think. I think the basic 2 questions you are getting at (someone correct me if I'm wrong) are: Question 1 - What would (should) happen if a Roman Pope promulgates, decrees, or endorses a heretical doctrine? Answer - He would be anathametized as an heretic in an Ecumenical ...


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This is not completely hypothetical. In the mid-300s, Pope Liberius may have signed a statement supporting what later became known as Arian heresy. That he did so in exile and possibly under torture is mitigation, and the story is complex, but it is a more concrete version of this question. In any event, there was clear pressure from the Emperor that came ...


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Being a hypothetical question, you're bound to get a lot of personal opinion. I'll give it my best shot though. In a nutshell, Catholics (as far as personal experience and research) are told they must obey the Pope because of his responsibility to serve and protect the Church and it's people. So if a Pope were to snap and go full-on heretic, some would say ...


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The Pope would never teach heresy as an official teaching of catholic church. You can see the proof in history when popes were forced or some of them tried to demolish the teaching, it actually never happened. Reason why? Matthew 16:18, Jesus fulfills his promise...


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Fr. Cekada, a sedevacantist, outlines in this paper he wrote three theories in Appendix 5 of "Where Would We Get a True Pope?" (pp. 14-5): If the post-Vatican II popes are not true popes, how might the Church one day get a true pope again? Here are some theories: Direct Divine Intervention. This scenario is found in the writings of some ...



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