- Magisterium of the Catholic Church
- The magisterium apply the bible to the modern day situations E.g. Abortion
- The Teaching authority of the Roman Catholic church
- The pope, as bishop of Rome , is helped throughout the world by his bishops.
- The Bishop is the head of the local church
- The magisterium was responsible for deciding which books were acceptable in the bible.
- The magisterium presents the word of god to the modern world