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Who Can Teach Authoritatively? Can Only Catholic Priests, Bishops, & Popes Interpret the Bible?

  WHO CAN TEACH AUTHORITATIVELY? CAN ONLY CATHOLIC  PRIESTS, BISHOPS, & POPES  INTERPRET THE BIBLE? “Can only Catholic Priests Interpret the Bible Authentically?” - Important Passages of  The Catechism of the Catholic Church  to Consider: “It is clear therefore that, in the supremely wise arrangement of God, sacred Tradition, Sacred Scripture, and the Magisterium of the Church are so connected and associated  that  one of them cannot stand without the others .  Working together each in its own way, under the action of the one Holy Spirit, they all contribute effectively to the salvation of souls.” (CCC 95) “The task of giving an  authentic interpretation of the Word of God , whether in its written form or the form of Tradition, has been  entrusted to the living, teaching office of the Church alone ” (CCC 85) “The task of interpreting the Word of God authentically has been entrusted solely to the Magesterium of the Church, that is, to the Pope and to the bishops in communion with hi

"Does Church Tradition Change? Does God's Revelation Continue?" - Important Passages of The Catechism of the Catholic Church & Bible

  “Does God’s Revelation Continue through Church Tradition?”  - Important Passages of The Catechism of the Catholic Church to Consider: “In light of Tradition, these traditions can be retained, modified or even abandoned under the guidance of the Church’s magisterium” (CCC 83) “We believe all ‘that which is contained in the word of God, written or handed down, and which the Church proposes for belief as divinely revealed” (CCC 182) “Does God’s Revelation Continue through Church Tradition?”  - Important Scriptures to Consider: Malachi 3:6 “For I the Lord do not change” James 1:17 “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” Numbers 23:19 “God is not man, that he should lie, or a son of man, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it?” Revelation 22:18-20 "warn everyone who hears the words of the pro