What is the meaning of 'De fide'?


Ott’s book, ‘Fundamentals of Catholic Doctrine’, continually uses the Latin term “De fied” without any expination; I assume it represents “Defined” Dogma. He also uses “Sent. certa.”; does this mean ‘Doctrine’?


Hi Edgar,

“De Fide” means of the faith. That which is “De Fide” must be believed by Catholics.
“Sent. Certa” is an observation that is certain.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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