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A Response to ‘Is the Pope Catholic?’

Blogger’s Note: I agree with much of what Meddlesome says in his series below – and I must admit an inferior education on certain points that he raises. Nevertheless, I draw somewhat different conclusions than he about our Holy Father, and at risk of showing my ignorance, I suppose I’ll share them. First, let me articulate my own stance regarding obedience to the Pope as best I can.  Generally, I try to be deferential, assuming the wisdom and intentionality of the Holy Father and giving him the benefit of the doubt. This is not the same as blind obedience –

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