Can Disciplinary Decrees Be Harmful to Souls? w/ Michael Lofton

Are liturgical and juridical disciplinary decrees infallible? Can the church promulgate a liturgy that is harmful to souls? Must all disciplines of the church be obeyed? Michael Lofton answers these questions by examining the work of Monsignor Van Noort and Joachim Salaverri, along with Pope Pius VI, Pope John Paul II, and Donum Veritatis by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

00:00 Introduction
01:30 What is meant by an infallible safety?
04:00 Joachim Salvaverri on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
13:33 Pius VI on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
19:08 Joachim Salvaverri continued.
22:00 The Council of Trent on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
24:30 Monsignor Van Noort on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
42:43 Donum Veritatis on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
50:10 Pope John Paul II on the safety of disciplinary decrees.
58:18 Live Q&A

Michael’s course on the magisterium is available here: https://maximusinstitute.teachable.com/p/understanding-the-catholic-magisterium



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