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Contraception and the infallibility of the ordinary magisterium

John Cuthbert Ford

Contraception and the infallibility of the ordinary magisterium

by John Cuthbert Ford

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Published by S.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church. -- Pope (1963-1978 : Paul VI)

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from "Theological studies", vol.39, no.2, June 1978.

    StatementJohn C. Ford and Germain Grisez.
    ContributionsGrisez, Germain, 1929-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp.258-312 ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17572470M

    The author explains the conditions and limits of the infallibility of the Pope, councils and bishops throughout the world. He distinguishes between the infallible Extraordinary Magisterium and the Ordinary Magisterium, which is infallible only through the continuity of the doctrine taught. This has been developed by John C. Ford, S.J., and Germain Grisez, "Contraception and the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium," "Theological Studies," (June, ) 6. Canadian Catholic Conference, "Statement on the Formation of Conscience," n. 41, Decem

    This magisterium is not above the divine word but serves it with a specific 'charisma veritatis certum,' [Latin for: the charism of certain truth] which includes the charism of infallibility, present not only in the solemn definitions of the Roman Pontiff and of Ecumenical Councils, but also in the universal ordinary magisterium, which can. Hence, the Ordinary and Universal Magisterium (OUM) is also an organ of infallibility, but, as with the other two organs, the body of Bishops dispersed throughout the world only teaches infallibly when they all – as with a single voice - impose a doctrine definitively, and as binding on the entire Church.

    Infallibility of the ecumenical councils. The doctrine of the infallibility of ecumenical councils states that solemn definitions of ecumenical councils, approved by the Pope, which concern faith or morals, and to which the whole Church must adhere, are decrees often have an attached anathema, a penalty of excommunication, against those who refuse to believe the teaching. A decade after the Encyclical appeared, the American theologians John Ford and Germain Grisez published a lengthy article arguing that this view is inadequate, and at best a half-truth (“Contraception and the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium,” Theological Studies, Vol. 39, No. 2, .


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Contraception and the infallibility of the ordinary magisterium by John Cuthbert Ford Download PDF EPUB FB2

While working on ecclesiology and studying the documents of Vatican II in the mids, Grisez realized that the Council's teaching about the infallibility of the ordinary magisterium provided the premise for showing that the truth about the wrongness of contraception has been taught in such a way that Catholics can be absolutely certain of : John C.

Ford, Germain Grisez. “Contraception and the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium” In the early s, two leading moral theologians of the time, John C. Ford, S.J., and Gerald Kelly, S.J., worked on marital morality, and together published a book: Contemporary Moral Theology 2: Marriage Questions (Westminster, Md.: Newman, ).

Partly as a result, when Paul VI reorganized and expanded the commission. Contraception, Infallibility, and the Ordinary Magisterium Russell Shaw s THE Church's teaching on contraception been proposed infallibly. In the ten years since Humanae Vitae was published, it has generally been assumed that the answer is no.

A major article in the June issue of Theo- logical Studies argues that the answer is yes. CONTRACEPTION AND THE INFALLIBILITY OF THE ORDINARY MAGISTERIUM JOHN C. FORD, S.J. Campion Center, Weston, Mass. and GERMAIN GRISEZ Campion College, UniversityRegina, of Canada I IN A WORK published inone of the present authors and another collaborator considered the question whether the received Catholic.

Books Received View List. Infallibility: The Unopened Gift. The two most notable instances concern women priests and contraception. which deals with the doctrines of papal infallibility and the infallibility of the ordinary magisterium of bishops teaching in union with the pope.

In appealing to the infallibility of "the ordinary and universal magisterium," in its Nov. 18 statement, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith implicitly was saying these conditions are met in the case of the teaching that women cannot be ordained as priests.

The statement cited. By Rev. John Trigilio, Jr., Rev. Kenneth Brighenti. The pope can exercise his papal infallibility in two ways. One is called the Extraordinary Magisterium, and the other is called Ordinary Magisterium.

The word magisterium is from the Latin word magister meaning teacher, so the Magisterium is the teaching authority of the Church, which is manifested by the pope alone and or the pope along. Check out this legally free ebook: “Contraception and the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium,” by Germain Grisez and John C.

Ford, S.J., Theological Studies, 39 (): – Available in PDF format at The Way of the Lord Jesus (copyright ). Posted in commemoration of the 44th anniversary of the Encyclical on the Regulation of Birth "Humanae Vitae", by.

The infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium, whether of the Universal Church or that of the See of Rome, is not that of a judgment, not that of an act to be considered in isolation, as if it could itself provide all the light necessary for it to be clearly seen. It is that of the guarantee bestowed on a doctrine by the simultaneous or.

A decade after the Encyclical appeared, the American theologians John Ford and Germain Grisez published a lengthy article arguing that this view is inadequate, and at best a half-truth ("Contraception and the Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium," Theological Studies, Vol.

39, No. 2. The first addresses the infallibility issue. Those teachings that the Church has proposed as definitive are those that, in popular speech, have been taught infallibly, either by the Church’s ordinary or extraordinary Magisterium; in the case of this teaching, it has been so taught by the ordinary Magisterium.

CONTRACEPTION AND INFALLIBILITY the implications of the fact that during the last century and one. half—from to —the Catholic Church constantly and emphatically taught that contraceptive acts are objectively grave violations of.

the law of God. For, if the teaching of the Catholic Church on a point so profoundly and intimately. connected with the salvation of millions of. Again, every Catholic must assent by faith to an infallibly proclaimed doctrine resulting from either (1) an ex cathedra declaration or (2) the exercise of the ordinary magisterium, when the Church teaches one thing always and everywhere.

Disagreement with Church Teaching. Many disagree with the Church’s view on contraception. tradition of Catholic teaching on contraception—and the infallibility with which they believed the ordinary magisterium was proposing the same teaching inwhen they were completing this work.

In the present article we argue that the received Catholic teaching on contraception has been proposed infallibly by the ordinary magisterium. A REPLY TO SOME NEW ARGUMENTS. In an article published inJohn C. Ford, S.J., and I argued that the received Catholic teaching on contraception has been proposed infallibly by the ordinary magisterium.(1) In his book on magisterium, Francis A.

Sullivan, S.J., criticized our view and several of our arguments.(2) In a reply, I tried to show that Sullivan neither refuted our position nor.

In the last article, we reviewed the continuity of the teaching that gives the ordinary Magisterium infallibility.

But this is not the only way. But this is not the only way. Post-conciliar canonizations of progressivists like Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero raise legitimate doubts; below, similar questions rise on the othodoxy of Mother.

THE ORDINARY MAGISTERIUM'S INFALLIBILITY A REPLY TO SOME NEW ARGUMENTS In an article published inJohn C. Ford, S.J., and I argued that the received Catholic teaching on contraception has been proposed infallibly by the ordinary magisterium.1 In his book on magisterium, Francis A.

Sullivan, S.J., criticized our view and several of our argu­. That forest is the ordinary magisterium of the Church – the everyday teaching of popes, bishops, and ecclesiastically approved theologians as they convey the Faith in encyclicals, sermons, books.

A teaching's continuity in the Ordinary Magisterium The Ordinary Magisterium, whether Papal or Universal, cannot be defined as a teaching that does not enjoy the note of infallibility. It is true that by itself, that is, isolated from the whole, a teaching of the Ordinary Magisterium does not involve infallibility.

In view of the encyclical Humani Generis The Doctrinal Value of the Pope's Ordinary Magisterium Countless people of varying theological positions and alliances proclaim themselves, and sincerely seek to be, traditional Roman Catholics. Few, however, actually consult the very sources from which genuine traditional (i.e.

pre-Vatican II) Catholic teaching can be gleaned, such as this. The infallibility of O&U magisterial teaching derives from its being rooted in the perennial and faithful presentation of the Church’s deposit of faith that the Church received from the apostles (Acts ; CCC ).

The pope is the one person without whom the Church’s Magisterium .In the first part of this two-part series on the infallibility of the ordinary Magisterium, we took an in-depth look at the Catholic Church’s teaching on contraception as a “case study” of sorts.

To sum things up a bit, there are three “categories of belief” in regards to Church teaching: Teachings that are divinely revealed,; Teachings that are definitively proposed, and. While individual bishops are not capable of exercising the Church’s infallibility, the ordinary and universal magisterium can do so.

Thus, inSt. John Paul II confirmed that the fact women cannot be ordained as priests had already been taught by the ordinary and universal magisterium.