[1] Joseph Tixeront, Holy Orders and Ordination; A Study in the History of Dogma, p. 320. Link

[2] Ludwig Ott, Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, p. 10. Link

[3] Ibid.

[4] Summa Theologia III Supplement, Question 35, Article 5. Link

[5] Summa Theologia III Supplement, Question 40, Article 5. Link

[6] Pope Paul VI, Lumen Gentium, Para 20, Link

[7] Ibid, 22

[8] Translation by John Daly, in his refutation of Michael Davies. See Michael Davies — An Evaluation, p. 339, link. Daly also cites Theologia Moralis, Book 6, n. 738 for St. Alphonsus Liguori’s opinion.

[9] Council of Trent, session 22, ch. 1

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