"The Venerable Pio Brunone Lanteri, who was also a great defender of the papacy, explained it clearly in his book: “I will be told that the Holy Father can do anything, "quodcumque solveris, quodcumque ligaveris etc.”. It’s true, but he can do nothing against the Divine Constitution of the Church;
he is the Vicar of God,
but he is not God,
nor can he destroy the work of God”."
[Original article at Rorate Caeli here]
And lest we also forget, there is always this very much applicable companion quote from St. Michael the Archangel: "Quis ut Deus?"
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