By Tom Quiner
Papal infallibility really gets non-Catholics worked up.
I know. I used to be one. Most of us misunderstand what this means. Bishop elect Robert Barron weighs in on this unique teaching of Catholicism in this excerpt from his documentary, “Catholicism.”
Dogmatically speaking, infallibility has only been exercised twice, according to Catholic theologian, Jimmy Akin. But it has been used many other times to establish dogmatic facts.
With Pope Francis in America this week, this blog invites its readers to bone up on what papal infallibility means … and doesn’t mean.