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Untold Catholic couples, including my husband and myself, had been led astray by this false teaching of the Canadian bishops back in 1968.
As when he, as the bishop of Myra, attended the Council of Nicaea in 325 and slapped Arius--for whom is named the Arian Heresy--for his false teaching that questioned Jesus' full divinity.
The pastoral letters: 1) address false teaching (heresy); 2) provide direction on the selection, qualifications and authority of church leaders; 3) direct the church in its manner of worship; 4) give encouragement, instruction and personal advice to church leaders concerning specific people and problems in a congregation.
Further, Nostra aetate condemned Antisemitism in every shape and form and laid to rest the "deicide" charge, a false teaching given prior to 1965 and found within many textual materials.
To address this false teaching, an all-out apology and corrective publicity is required in all dioceses and parishes in Canada and indeed world-wide.
In the Winnipeg Statement, the Canadian bishops implicitly ridiculed the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, abandoned the Vicar of Christ and poisoned the faithful with false teaching.
Over time it may have evolved into a process of handling accusations of "sinful" behavior as in the passage itself and eventually charges of false teaching.
The church has been involved and is still involved in false teaching about sexuality.
Cowardice, false teaching and power kept South Africa from recognizing its majority for many years, and change has now come about only because some people insisted or questioned unjust laws, no matter what the personal cost.
In Theology and Secularisation, a pastoral instruction issued at the end of March, 2006, the Spanish bishops say theologians have "disturbed ecclesial life and the faith of simple persons" through their dissent from the hierarchy, false teaching on the person of Jesus Christ, and negation of such "truths of our faith" as "the resurrection of the flesh, individual and final judgement, purgatory, and the real possibility of eternal damnation (hell), or eternal happiness (heaven)" (Tablet, Aug.
That is true, but false teaching on that one topic can, if widespread, destroy society, the Church, the family and souls.
Foy: In fact many Catholics in Canada and elsewhere suffer from erroneous consciences because of false teaching such as that of the WS and that of Father Prieur.