Skip to comments.[Catholic Caucus] Exclusive: Archbishop Fernandez Warns Against Bishops Who Think They Can Judge ‘Doctrine of the Holy Father’
Posted on 09/12/2023 10:21:14 AM PDT by ebb tide
The incoming prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith has warned that bishops — both “progressive” and those from “traditionalist groups” — who think they have a “special gift of the Holy Spirit to judge the doctrine of the Holy Father” are on a road to “heresy” and “schism.”
Speaking in response to a question on accepting Pope Francis’ magisterium, Cardinal-designate Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández told Register senior correspondent Edward Pentin in an exclusive Sept. 8 email interview that the Pope not only has a duty to guard and preserve the “static” deposit of faith, but also a second, unique charism, only given to Peter and his successors, which is “a living and active gift.”
“I do not have this charism, nor do you, nor does Cardinal [Raymond] Burke. Today only Pope Francis has it,” said Archbishop Fernández who takes over from outgoing Spanish prefect Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer this week and will be elevated to cardinal at a consistory on Sept. 30. Cardinal Burke recently wrote the preface of a book that was sharply critical of the upcoming Synod on Synodality and has often expressed concerns about some teaching of this pontificate.
“Now, if you tell me that some bishops have a special gift of the Holy Spirit to judge the doctrine of the Holy Father, we will enter into a vicious circle (where anyone can claim to have the true doctrine) and that would be heresy and schism,” he said.
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Guess all that “collegiality” stuff was just a smokescreen.
The days of blind obedience to an earthy diety are no more.
Traditions only become tradition because the “act or doctrine” is followed for some time, ie. a long time!
So, something that has been adhered to for a long time, and taught as in the Church is now wrong? Does that mean that the Church was incorrect in its traditions? And where does that lead??
These clowns who oversee the Catholic faith want to destroy it, using Jesus name all the while doing it.
When the new doctrine of the “holy father” goes AGAINST the long-held, righteous teachings of the Church, which were formed by the teachings of Jesus Christ, then YES, people MUST judge the stupidity and righteousness of this new doctrine - PERIOD!
And I’m not even Catholic, but sorry when your teachings completely upend the word of God - you better believe people are going to JUDGE because Jesus Christ taught his people to “judge”; we just must “judge righteously”.
It’s black magic what the church stands for under our pope, only he can interpret it.
Jesus’ Church is another thing entirely: it goes ONLY by what he taught us, hence the Our Father does not change.
The Catholic Church is Jesus’ church, nobody elses, certainly not the pope’s to change away.
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