When a Pope writes a book, is all in it true?


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When a Pope writes a book, are the entire contents true? Are we do believe all that he says when it is in a book? I have some questions about a book that Pope John Paul II wrote back in the 90's. I'm not sure if I can even question what he says in it? Thanks for any guidance you can give.

CG


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The following links should help you better understand what the Church teaches about papal infallibility. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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