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Michael McGuckian The College of Bishops and the Synod: Monarchy or Collegiality?


Which is the supreme authority in the Church; the Pope or the College of Bishops? That fundamental question has been asked since the Great Western Schism when there were three Popes at one time and the Schism could only be resolved by the Council of Constance, and it remains unanswered after the two Vatican Councils.

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