Definition of "Doctors of the Church"?


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Peace be with you!

What exactly would be the definition of a Doctor of the Church?

In Christ,
Rand


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[quote=Rand Al’Thor]Peace be with you!

What exactly would be the definition of a Doctor of the Church?

In Christ,
Rand
[/quote]

Rand, this is Fr. Stravinskas’ definition from Our Sunday Visitor’s Catholic Encyclopedia:

]. . .In ecclesiastical usage, “Doctor of the Church” is the title ascribed to a select few writers whose tremendous erudition and insight have been of fundamental importance in the development of Catholic learning. The title does not imply, however, that the entirety of their writing is free of errors.


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