Podcast Interview: The Constrained Pope

In case you missed it, here is the interview I did with Matt Swaim on EWTN’s SonRise Morning show, talking about the fact that the pope is “constrained” by sacred Tradition, and not free to invent new doctrines.

One thing I left out–that is actually the most important thing–is the fact that the Holy Spirit protects the pope from error in his teachings on faith and morals (papal infallibility) which is the ultimate form of “checks and balances.”