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  • n. One who accepts or maintains the dogma of papal infallibility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who accepts or maintains the dogma of papal infallibility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who maintains the dogma of the infallibility of the Pope.


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  • Lewis 'own attempt “to thread a course between the rock of fallibilism and the whirlpool of skepticism” (Lewis 1996, 566) involves embracing epistemic contextualism: We may say with the infallibilist that S knows that p iff

    Epistemic Contextualism

  • The alleged neglect of testimony in epistemology has been taken as the result of the dominant influence of epistemologies that are infallibilist and individualist, as well as of the ignoring of certain related topics, especially trust, as central to knowledge and inquiry.

    Epistemological Problems of Testimony

  • M. Ollivier, against the requests of certain anti-infallibilist prelates, directed Banneville not to try to meddle in the proceedings of the council.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • In 1665 and 1666 he was connected with the difficulties resulting from the Bulls of Alexander VII against two decisions of the Sorbonne which were directed against two infallibilist publications.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Which in Catholicism, is, of course (according to the Fantasy-World of Tim) the liberals; people like anti-infallibilist historian Brian Tierney, whom Tim loves.

    Biblical Evidence for Catholicism

  • He tried in vain to induce the pope to declare that anti-infallibilist teachings were not heretical, but he succeeded in preventing Alexander VII from launching an excommunication against the Parlement which had joined forces with the Sorbonne; then he obtained a condemnation by the Index of one of the two publications condemned by the Sorbonne, and he interpreted this Act as a sort of indirect disavowal of the Bulls which had been directed against the Sorbonne.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • We regret to say that this fear has proven well founded: all the governments, even the German, aid in this instruction of the schoolchildren, because they retain religious instruction on a confessional basis [we in America say on "sectarian" lines], hence also that prescribed by the Vatican, as obligatory, and the infallibilist clergy is salaried by the State for providing this instruction The divine authority of the Pope extending over all men tends to disturb the minds of the children in the schools: they are taught at an early age to obey the Viceregent of God in preference to obeying the Emperor and the State.

    Luther Examined and Reexamined A Review of Catholic Criticism and a Plea for Revaluation


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