Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Chapter 2: What do Catholics mean by authority?


What do Catholics mean by authority?

Film Focus Point: This program discusses the interrelation between the Deposit of Faith (Scripture and Tradition) and the Magisterium. 

Text Focus Point: Page 40

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is the purpose of the Magisterium?
  2. What is the Magisterium’s relation to the Deposit of Faith? The Deposit of Faith’s relation to Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition?
  3. What is the interaction between the Holy Spirit and the Sensus Fidelium? Why is this relationship essential?   

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