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 Dogma (Greek).Dogmatic School 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dogmatic Facts.
 
(1) The supreme authority of the Pope of Rome over all churches.   1
   (2) His right to decide arbitrarily all controversies.   2
   (3) His right to convoke councils at will.   3
   (4) His right to revise, repeal, or confirm decrees.   4
   (5) His right to issue decrees bearing on discipline, morals and doctrine.   5
   (6) The Pope is the centre of communion, and separation from him is excommunication.   6
   (7) He has ultimate authority to appoint all bishops.   7
   (8) He has power to depose any ecclesiastic.   8
   (9) He has power to judge every question of doctrine, and pronounce infallibly what the Church shall or shall not accept.   9
 


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