Questions tagged [heretic]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6 votes
4 answers

Is the statement "That heretics be burned is against the will of the Spirit." still a statement which is against Catholic truth?

I am not asking if Roman Catholics find a biblical basis for burning an heretic; that question has been asked here. This question has to do with infallible statements by a Pope regarding how the ...
Mike Borden's user avatar
  • 13.1k
1 vote
3 answers

What must we do if the vast majority of the members of the Catholic Church here on earth profess heresy and are thus excommunicate?

What must faithful Christians do if the vast majority of the members of the Church here on earth, including those comprising the hierarchy or even the Pope, profess heresy (and are thus excommunicate)?...
Geremia's user avatar
  • 36.4k
3 votes
5 answers

Why doesn't the Catholic Church kill heretics anymore?

So the Catholic church used their influence to sanction the execution of so-called "heretics" and now they do not. Somewhere in the middle they stopped supporting executions based on heresy. Why did ...
LCIII's user avatar
  • 9,369