10 Catholics take all their Doctrines from their Church and not from the Bible.
Christ said to the Apostles: "Going therefore teach you all nations....baptising them...teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you; and behold I am with you all days even to the end of the world". (Matt 28:19-20). Hence it is clear that Christ wants the human race to acquire God's truth, not by individual inspiration nor by private interpretation of the Bible, but by listening to the living voice of the church. He will not permit his own Church to lead men astray in what they must believe and do in order to be saved.

For the Catholic, it is enough if the Church teaches a certain doctrine. Those outside the Church do not accept the teaching authority of the Church and that is the reason why they quarrel with so many Catholic doctrines. But the Bible itself tells us to give ear to Church: "He that heareth you, heareth me: and he that despiseth you despiseth me: and he that despiseth me, despiseth him that send me". (Luke 10:16).
Since both are the word of God, the teaching of the Church can never contradict the teaching of the Bible when both are understood correctly, although the Church does make explicit what is only implicitly contained in the Bible e.g. the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception.

On the contrary, the teaching of the Church safeguards men from misunderstanding and misinterpreting scripture. 'No scripture is a matter of private interpretation'. (2 Peter 1:20). Bible and Church stand together. To reject the role of the Church in interpreting the Bible is like having a school with no Principal, but only a book of rules which each student may interpret as he wishes. This would lead to chaos. Reading and interpreting scriptures is not a do – it – yourself operation. "How can I understand unless some men show me? ..." (Acts 8:31). "There are many passages difficult to understand, and these like the rest of scripture are twisted into a wrong sense by ignorant and restless minds to their own undoing". (2 Peter 3:16).

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