... the individual bishops do not enjoy the prerogative of
they can ... proclaim Christ's doctrine of
when they are dispersed around the world ...
maintaining the bond of unity
among themselves and
with Peter's successor,
while teaching authentically on a matter of
concur in a single viewpoint as the one which must be held ...
This authority is even more clearly verified when,
Gathered together in an ecumenical council,
they are teachers and judges of
morals for the universal church.