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  • [Cath Cauc] The Authority Of Bishops… Can A Catholic Resist A Wrong Teaching Of His Bishop?

    11/26/2018 3:22:11 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    The Wanderer Press ^ | November 25, 2018 | Raymond de Souza
    Part 1 It has certainly caused much confusion in the consciences of a great many faithful Catholics to learn that bishops in countries such as Malta, Belgium, Germany and Argentina are giving Holy Communion to couples who live in an adulterous relationship. And the confusion is naturally attributed to the ambiguous teaching of Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia. Every Catholic knows that adultery is a mortal sin, and if a person dies in that state he can hardly expect to be saved. The Commandment is clear: “Thou shalt not commit adultery.” Period. Those that do, like David and the...
  • The Pope Who Would Destroy the Church

    11/24/2018 8:23:20 PM PST · by ebb tide · 30 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | November 23, 2018 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    The Pope Who Would Destroy the Church The sense of the now almost unanimous non-traditionalist constituency opposing the madness of this Pope is ably summed up by  Dr. Douglas Farrow, a theology professor at McGill University, writing for Catholic World Report concerning what he calls “the troubling Bergoglio pontificate”: The critics are right that the revolution is wrong. This is not reform; it is not even conversion. It is conquest. If it is not stopped, the gates of Hades will prevail against the Church, which will die out everywhere just as it is dying out in the lands of the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Another Socci Bombshell on November 27

    11/23/2018 2:57:08 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | November 22, 2018 | Chris Ferrara
    Another Socci Bombshell on November 27 n my column of November 15 I noted the opinion of Monsignor Nicola Bux, no less than a former consultant to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under Benedict XVI, that it would be useful to “examine the ‘juridical validity’ of Pope Benedict’s XVI’s resignation and ‘whether it is full or partial.’” This was Bux’s suggestion for addressing “problems that today seem insurmountable to us.’” Meaning the problems of a pontificate that seems to be devoted to undermining the constant teaching of the Church in several areas, flatly contradicting even the teaching of...
  • [Cath Cauc] Msgr. Bux questions Ratzinger's resignation, Bergoglio's legitimacy

    11/18/2018 7:14:18 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | November 18, 2018 | Adfero
    For the Record: Msgr. Bux questions Ratzinger's resignation, Bergoglio's legitimacy For the Record: Msgr. Bux questions Ratzinger's resignation, Bergoglio's legitimacy We post this now as an important part of the record during the reign of Bergoglio. While we discussed this on Twitter a few days ago, we are just now able to post this on the blog. Long-time readers know we have followed the "Good Bux" for many years (click the tags at the bottom of the post to read more).  What the Msgr. is speaking to, the validity of Benedict's abdication, and naturally following the legitimacy of Bergoglio's election,...
  • Atheist minister in Christian denomination gets to keep her job leading congregation: ‘Wonderful’

    11/13/2018 1:54:02 PM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 12, 2018 | Dave Urbanski
    An atheist minister in a Christian denomination got to keep her job leading a congregation after several years of turmoil that could have led to a “heresy trial” later this month, the Toronto Star reported. The Rev. Gretta Vosper — with the theologically liberal United Church of Canada — said in a Friday interview she’s free to minister at West Hill United Church in Toronto after a confidential settlement with the denomination, the paper reported.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Monsignor Bux: Pope Francis Must Urgently Issue Profession of Faith

    11/15/2018 8:55:28 AM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Edward Pentin ^ | November 14, 2018 | Edward Pentin
    The Vatican theologian says unless the Pope reaffirms Church teaching on morals, the faith and the sacraments, ‘the apostasy will deepen and the de facto schism will widen.’ In a forceful interview with Italian Vaticanist Aldo Maria Valli, Msgr. Nicola Bux has warned that the current pontificate is issuing statements that are generating “heresies, schisms, and controversies of various kinds” and that the Holy Father should issue a profession of faith to restore unity in the Church.In the interview, published Oct. 13 but overlooked due to the Youth Synod taking place in Rome last month, the theologian consultor to the Congregation for the Causes...
  • Vatican II Church Meltdown – Days 52-65 News & Comm. on the ongoing Viganň Drama… [Catholic Caucus]

    11/03/2018 5:16:35 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 2 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | October 30, AD 2018 | Editor
    Developments & Reactions (Note: This will be the last Meltdown summary post for the time being) [UPDATED 30-OCT-2018 01:10 UTC] This post continues our coverage of the ongoing ecclesiastical Chernobyl unleashed by the accusations of the former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Abp.” Carlo Viganň, which were first published on Aug. 25, 2018 and have the potential not only to bring an end to the Francis “pontificate” but even to throw the entire Vatican II Sect into unprecedented chaos: Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Developments Francis is reportedly “stonewalling a summons for his head of the Congregation for the Doctrine...
  • Christian, What Do You Believe? Probably a Heresy About Jesus, Says Survey

    10/23/2018 11:25:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 142 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 10/23/2018 | Jeremy Webber
    American evangelicals are “deeply confused” about some core doctrines of the Christian faith—and the fourth-century heretic Arius would be pleased, according to a new survey. For the third time, Ligonier Ministries has examined the State of Theology in the United States, conducted by LifeWay Research and based on interviews with 3,000 Americans. The survey, also conducted in 2014 and 2016, offers a detailed look at the favorite heresies of evangelicals and of Americans at large. Ligonier wanted to know what Americans “believe about God, salvation, ethics, and the Bible.” “Overall, US adults appear to have a superficial attachment to well-known...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Should the Pope Resign?

    10/20/2018 10:46:45 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | October 20, 2018 | William Kilpatrick
    Should the Pope Resign? Should the Pope resign? Ever since Archbishop Vigano called for Pope Francis to resign in the wake of several high profile sex-abuse cover-ups, that has been a burning question for Catholics.The chief objection to resignation is that it would create a dangerous precedent. Following closely on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, it would create an expectation that all future popes would at some point have to resign. Writing in The Weekly Standard, Jonathan Last suggest that “two abdications in a row would have the practical effect of breaking the modern papacy.” It would turn the papacy, he says, “into an expressly political...
  • [Catholic Caucus] I’m Catholic and I’m Mad As Hell

    10/08/2018 3:49:21 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    The American Catholic ^ | Ocotber 8, 2018 | Guy McClung
    I’m Catholic and I’m Mad As Hell Posted on Monday, October 8, AD 2018 by Guy McClung Jorge Bergoglio Has Lied To Us Jorge Bergoglio has told us many, many lies. The words “plethora,” “myriad,” “glut,” “superabundance,” and “deluge” come to mind when one reviews his thoroughgoing, consummate mendacity since his fraudulent installation by the Vatican’s Lavender Mafia. However, one of his prevarications stands head and shoulders above, actually below in a moral and theological sense, all the rest.Jorge’s Whopper In his own words, he has attempted to elevate to the status of magisterial doctrine this lie: No one can...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Papal Aspirations: Day One

    10/04/2018 10:08:44 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    The Catholic Thing ^ | October 4, 2018 | Robert Royal
    Weighing official communications about a Synod – unofficial sources are usually known quantities with greater or lesser degrees of reliability – has always been a guessing game. The past few synods on the family took guessing to a whole new level as various intermediaries in various languages with various agendas (not always Catholic) tried to put their mark on each day’s proceedings, often with little connection to what the bishops had actually discussed.Yesterday, day one of the Synod on Young People, there was – after some back and forth – no official briefing.But there were two major texts from...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Spanish bishop sees Pope as threat to Catholic doctrine

    09/28/2018 7:24:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | September 28, 2018 | CWN
    Spanish bishop sees Pope as threat to Catholic doctrine September 28, 2018 » Continue to this story on El Diario (Spanish) CWN Editor's Note: A Spanish bishop has voiced public criticism of Pope Francis, saying that under his leadership Catholicism is in danger of becoming “a Church without a doctrine.” Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pia made the remarks as he introduced a new book by the late Cardinal Carlo Caffarra, one of the four cardinals who signed the dubia.
  • New controversial theory: Past, present, future exist simultaneously

    09/26/2018 10:02:23 PM PDT · by User900 · 51 replies
    bigthink.com ^ | 23 September, 2018 | Paul Ratner
    The block universe theory says that our universe may be looked at as a giant four-dimensional block of spacetime, containing all the things that ever happen, explained Dr. Kristie Miller, the joint director for the Centre for Time at the University of Sydney.In the block universe, there is no "now" or present. All moments that exist are just relative to each other within the three spacial dimensions and one time dimension. Your sense of the present is just reflecting where in the block universe you are at that instance. The "past" is just a slice of the universe at an...
  • Benedict XVI and the Jews: New Ratzinger Essay on Judaism causes Controversy

    09/06/2018 11:53:12 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 48 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | September 6, A.D. 2018 | Editor
    In his self-created role as the “contemplative member” of an “expanded papacy”, Fr. Joseph Ratzinger — aka “Pope Emeritus” Benedict XVI — has a lot of time on his hands these days, and he uses some of it to write on theological matters. Back in 1972, Fr. Ratzinger was very busy with a lot of things, such as arguing for the permissibility of public adulterers to receive Holy Communion in “individual cases”. At the time he also co-founded the theological journal Communio, together with such unsavory characters as Fr. Hans Urs von Balthasar, Fr. Karl Lehmann, and others. Last year,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican II Church Meltdown – Day 10

    09/03/2018 8:29:17 PM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 2 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | September 3, A.D. 2018 | Editor
    The Latest on the Viganň Letter Drama… Vatican II Church Meltdown – Day 10 Developments & Reactions This post continues our coverage of the ongoing ecclesiastical Chernobyl unleashed by the accusations of the former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Abp.” Carlo Viganň, which were first published on Aug. 25 and have the potential not only to bring an end to the Francis “pontificate” but even to throw the entire Vatican II Sect into unprecedented chaos: Monday, Sep. 3, 2018 In first weekday sermon after summer break, Francis casts himself as humble Christ-like victim of vicious slander perpetrated by people...
  • Can a Pope Commit Heresy? ("Heresy Defined)

    09/01/2018 7:30:20 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 48 replies
    Canon Law Made Easy ^ | September 28, 2017 | Cathy Caridi
    This question had already been asked, before the September 24 announcement that a group of Catholic scholars from around the world had issued a "filial correction" to Pope Francis, warning him that some of his statements and writings have caused heresy to spread within the church. Needless to say, the news renders this discussion more timely than ever.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican Jesuit Accuses Ohio Prosecutor of Grave Sin for Seeking Death Penalty

    08/24/2018 1:56:38 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Church Militant ^ | August 23, 2018 | David Nussman
    CINCINNATI, Ohio (ChurchMilitant.com) - A Jesuit priest in Rome is accusing an Ohio prosecutor of grave sin for seeking the death penalty for a convicted serial killer.  Father Paul Mueller, superior of the Jesuit community at the Vatican Observatory, wrote a letter to Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters accusing him of violating Catholic teaching on capital punishment. "The teaching of the Church is clear: In defending society against evil, it is morally unacceptable to make use of the evil of the death penalty," claimed Mueller. He went on to accuse Deters of the sin of pride and advised him to "chat with a good confessor."...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Capital Punishment and the Sex Abuse Crisis

    08/22/2018 7:14:01 AM PDT · by sitetest · 3 replies
    First Things ^ | August 22, 2018 | Michael Pakaluk
    Many sense that the hierarchy’s rejection of capital punishment and their complacency about clergy sexual abuse are not unconnected. What I want to say on the matter falls under three headings: separation; vengeance; and protection. All of these serve to distinguish justice, which the Church should uphold, from mere “regulatory compliance,” which seems the main thing on offer right now from our bishops.
  • On the “Benefits” of Heresy

    08/16/2018 8:02:17 AM PDT · by Salvation · 14 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 08-15-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    On the “Benefits” of Heresy Msgr. Charles Pope • August 15, 2018 • In times like these, filled with errors and a resurgence of heresies (old or recast as new), there is a cry that goes up among the faithful: “How long, O Lord?” We may wonder why the Lord permits such errors to flourish. St. Augustine pondered the question as well:But that is precisely why divine providence permits so many heretics to come along with various errors; it’s so that when they taunt us and shower us with questions we do not know the answers to, we may...
  • Cath Cauc: Capital Punishment Now “Inadmissible”? Francis Pushes Heresy Envelope Even Further

    08/11/2018 8:22:05 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | August 2, 2018 | Matt Gaspers
    "And one of those robbers who were hanged, blasphemed Him, saying: If thou be Christ, save Thyself and us. But the other answering, rebuked him, saying: Neither dost thou fear God, seeing thou art condemned under the same condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man hath done no evil. And he said to Jesus: Lord, remember me when Thou shalt come into Thy kingdom. And Jesus said to him: Amen I say to thee, this day thou shalt be with Me in paradise." ~ Luke 23:39-43*****For those who haven’t yet...