Definitions for "Papal infallibility"
Keywords:  pope, dogma, infallible, morals, faith
In fulfillment of Christ's promise to sustain his Church, the Holy Spirit is at work in the Church to preserve the Church from error in its definitive teachings on faith and morals. In extraordinary circumstances, as defined by the First Vatican Council, the pope exercises the gift of infallible teaching that has been given to the entire Church.
belief of the Roman Catholic Church that God protects the Pope from error when he speaks about faith or morality
The end result of divine assistance given the pope, wherefore he is prevented from the possibility and liability of error in teachings on faith or morals.