Laity Correcting Clergy – St Thomas Aquinas

Posted November 4, 2016 8:21 pm by Kitchener Waterloo Traditional Catholic

Article 2. Whether fraternal correction is a matter of precept?Objection 1. It would seem that fraternal correction is not a matter of precept. For nothing impossible is a matter of precept, according to the saying of Jerome [Pelagius, Expos. Symb. ad Damas]: “Accursed be he who says that God has commanded any. thing impossible.” Now it is written (Ecclesiastes 7:14): “Consider the works of God, that no man can correct whom He hath despised.” Therefore fraternal correction is not a matter ofprecept.Objection 2. Further, all the precepts of the Divine Law are reduced to the precepts of the Decalogue. But

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