See this book and online ebook for qualified readers:
- The Limits of the Papacy: Authority and Autonomy in the Church, by Patrick Granfield (New York: Crossroad, 1987): pp. 57-76. The ebook may be borrowed at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. The printed book may be purchased through Better World Books and Amazon.
General readers (i.e., those without sufficient theological training) are counseled to read only pages 57-76, which summarize the normative constraints (under natural, divine positive, and ecclesiastical law) and the dogmatic and practical limits to papal authority.
We humbly believe that the rest of the work may be safely read only by qualified readers (i.e., those who have sufficient theological training and are in a state of habitual grace). These readers are nonetheless advised to read the work with prayerful caution, Continue reading