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Pope's Apology Stirs Debate on Infallibility

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Pope's Apology Stirs Debate on Infallibility

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Pope's Apology Stirs Debate on Infallibility

Pope's Apology Stirs Debate on Infallibility

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Pope Benedict XVI's recent remarks on Islam provoked anger in the Muslim world, and led to a rare papal apology. In some circles, the pontiff's clarification of his remarks has prompted a debate on the concept of papal infallibility.

Guest:

Monsignor Kevin Irwin, professor of liturgy and sacramental theology; Dean of the School of Theology and Religious Studies, Catholic University

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