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In recent years, papal infallibility, a concept officially codified by Pius IX nearly 150 years ago, seems to have been supplanted by papal apology.
But when Pius IX secured the declaration of papal infallibility, Döllinger refused to concede and was excommunicated, remaining under church condemnation until his death in 1890.
That gathering ratified the dogma of papal infallibility, the capstone of Pius’s expansion of the papacy’s power.
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PAPAL INFALLIBILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of papal infallibility for English Language Learners
: the Roman Catholic belief that the pope cannot be wrong when using his official position of power to give instructions about Christian faith or morals
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