Storytelling and Fables versus the Magisterium

Those who reject the teachings of the Magisterium need a way to explain this rejection. One approach by the schismatics of every age is to use storytelling or fables. They reject the authority of the Roman Pontiff, Pope Francis. The reject the teachings of Vatican II. They are angry that Benedict XVI resigned. And so they tell stories, fictional tales.

They make odd unprovable claims about what goes on behind the scenes at the Vatican, at the Council, in the conclave, so that the faithful will doubt the authority of the Church, and will accept the teachings of the papal accusers instead. These stories are not teachings. They are not dogmatic facts. They are rumors and gossip.

Beloved children of God, do not believe such fables. The teachings of the Church are either infallible, with no error at all, or non-infallible, with no grave error whatsoever. And the faith of each Pope is never failing. Then the Church Herself can never go astray. This is the dogma of the Church, and the promise of the Lord. So how can stories supersede this supreme authority of the Church, which is from Christ, who is God? Such fables are malicious, accusatory, hateful lies and gossip. Such stories are used to undermine the confidence of the faithful in the authority of the Church, and therefore they should be rejected.

The dogmas of the Church cannot err, and the non-infallible teachings of the Church cannot err gravely. But gossip, storytelling, and fables can err gravely, especially when motivated by a desire to undermine the teaching of the Church, which these gossip-mongers hate.

Here is an example of one such rumor-mongers, who tells fable after fable, with intense malice, to undermine the Faith of the Church. The malice is clear because motivations of Popes and Bishops and Councils are presumed to be evil, yet the storyteller cannot know what is in the mind and heart of anyone but himself. Those who assume that the fathers of Vatican II, or Pope Francis, or others have evil intentions for the Church hidden in their heart have no proof. So what would motivate them to make such a malicious claim? The Gospel is not based on such claims.

Moreover, the charism of truth and of never failing faith of the Roman Pontiff preserves him from ever desiring, planning, or carrying out an attack against the Church or the Faith. No Pope can even desire to change or harm the true Faith, as such a desire would be contrary to the charism of never failing faith, which is, at the same time, a charism of truth. For faith is directed toward revealed truths. Therefore, such a charism must be two-fold.

The same charism is given to the body of Bishops, though only as a body (as Lk 22:32c teaches). And so, when the Pope gathers with the body of Bishops in an Ecumenical Council, it is impossible for the Pope or the body of Bishops or the Council to intend to harm or change the true Faith. However, the Bishops only possess this charism as a body, and only as long as they remain in communion with, and obedient to, the Pope. Bishops like Vigano, Schneider and others have lost their episcopal charism and authority by manifest schism and heresy.

[2 Timothy 4]
{4:1} I testify before God, and before Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead through his return and his kingdom:
{4:2} that you should preach the word urgently, in season and out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke, with all patience and doctrine.
{4:3} For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine, but instead, according to their own desires, they will gather to themselves teachers, with itching ears,
{4:4} and certainly, they will turn their hearing away from the truth, and they will be turned toward fables.

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