What are the eight infallibly defined scriptural passages by the Church?
The majority of infallibly defined passages come from the Council of Trent.
*]In Session Five, “Decree on Original Sin,” section 2, the council defined Romans 5:12 as teaching the doctrine of original sin.
*]In Session Seven, “Canons on the Sacrament of Baptism,” canon 2, the council defined that the words of Jesus in John 3:5 cannot be understood as a metaphor, but as communicating the necessity of water in the sacrament of baptism.
*]In Session Thirteen, “Decree Concerning the Most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist,” chapter 1, the council defined the following bible passages as definitively teaching the real presence of Jesus in the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist: Matt. 26:26; Mark 14:22; Luke 22:19; and 1 Cor. 11:23.
*]In Session Fourteen, “Canons Concerning the Most Holy Sacrament of Penance,” canon 3, the council defined John 20:22-23 as teaching the apostles received the power to forgive and retain sin in the Sacrament of Penance.
*]In Session Fourteen, “Canons Concerning the Sacrament of Extreme Unction,” canon 1, the council defined James 5:14 as teaching the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.
*]In Session Twenty-Two, “Canons on the Sacrifice of the Mass,” canon 2, the council defined Luke 22:19 and 1 Corinthians 11:24 as teaching the apostles were made priests and the Mass is a sacrifice.
The remaining two bible passages infallibly defined come from the First Vatican Council.
*]In Session Four, chapter 1, “On the Institution of the Apostolic Primacy in Blessed Peter,” the council defined Matthew 16:16-18 and John 21:15-17 as teaching that Peter was given universal jurisdiction over the whole of Christ’s Church.