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Catholic Dogma and Doctrine
This paper discusses several topics related to the Catholic Church.
# 120854 | 1,750 words | 37 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Religion and Theology (Christianity)

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The paper explores the difference between dogma and doctrine, the first papal encyclical by Pope Benedict XVI, and the use of symbols such as the dove, fish, anchor, and pelican.

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"Catholic dogma and doctrine are not interchangeable as many seem to think. While dogma is a teaching of the Church that requires belief on the part of all Catholics, Van Vurst doctrine refers to oral teaching such as that done by Christ. Christian Doctrine connotes a corpus of religious dogma as it is promulgated by a church Doctrine. The word doctrine is synonymous in the Catholic Church with catechism.
"Christian Doctrine: As the broader term dogma is an all-encompassing category that was..."

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