A system of doctrines put forward by an authority, especially a church, to be absolute truth.
teachings, believe, creed
doubt, disbelief, questioning
1. It wouldn't make sense for him to question the ancient and famous dogma, seeing as how he had no evidence against it.
2. She devoted her religious time to studying dogma, and later published a book based on her findings titled The Catholic Church's Central Beliefs and Understanding.
The statue (from the movie "Dogma") represents the Church's belief of Jesus and his mellow personality.
Dogma - Opening Scene