Canonum De Lex Ecclesium
Canons of Ecclesiastical Law
Article 104 - Dogma
Dogma is a core established belief or doctrine held by a Religion or Cult. Therefore, a Dogma is considered authoritative and not to be disputed, doubted or diverged. The plural is dogmas or dogmata.
As a Dogma is considered a core belief or doctrine of a particular Religion or Cult, the dispute of it usually implies that the person can no longer be regarded as accepting the particular faith.
Dogmata are found in most Religions and Cults where they are considered core principles that must be upheld by all followers. Within many Christian denominations, dogma is also referred to as "doctrine".