Proposed Solution to the Current Heresies and Schism

First: the Church is run by God. It was God who decided to take away the TLM. You are fighting Christ, not Francis.

I’ve discussed the problems in the Church today many times, so I won’t repeat that description here. The solution is the same type of solution as has always worked for the Church in Her entire history: dogmatic definitions which dispel heresy and schism.

What are the errors and heresies of today?

* that non-infallible teachings of the Roman Pontiff can err to any extent
* that non-infallible decisions of discipline by the Roman Pontiff can err to any extent
* that Roman Pontiffs can fail in faith and be guilty of heresy, apostasy, or idolatry.
* that Ecumenical Councils can teach heresy and can err gravely in doctrine and discipline
* that the Church does not have full authority over the form of the Mass.
* that priests and laity may refuse to accept the decisions of Popes and Councils on the form of the Mass
* that priests and laity may accuse the Roman Pontiff or Ecumenical Councils of grave error
* that priests and laity may accuse the body of Bishops of grave error
* that priests and laity have the unrestricted right to criticize, judge, and condemn the decisions of the Roman Pontiff or of an Ecumenical Council on doctrine and discipline.
* that priests may administer the Sacraments, in direct disobedience to their Bishop or the Roman Pontiff

All of these errors and heresies are one heresy: the rejection of the authority of the Church over doctrine, discipline, and the faithful.

Which dogmas break the above heresies?

1. The Church is indefectible.

2. The Roman Pontiff has the charism of truth and of never-failing faith. The Pope can never fail in faith by heresy, apostasy, or idolatry.

3. The Apostolic See is unblemished by any grave error, and so the Pope can never err gravely on doctrine or discipline.

4. No Ecumenical Council can teach heresy, nor err gravely on doctrine or discipline.

5. Every teaching of every Ecumenical Council on faith or morals is infallible. This was the opinion of Saint Robert Bellarmine, and in my opinion, it should be raised to the dignity of a dogma. A formal declaration of such a dogma would end the controversy over the Second Vatican Council by defining that there are absolutely no errors on faith or morals in any Ecumenical Council’s teachings, including Vatican II.

6. The Roman Pontiff has full authority over discipline and over the form of the Mass.

7. The Church should impose strict penalties on public heresy and public schism, especially on Catholic media outlets, organizations, and groups of any kind, as well as on prominent priests and lay persons who express these grave errors of heresy and schism publicly. And any Catholic — from priests and deacons to religious and laity — should be prohibited by Canon Law from judging, opposing, criticizing and rejecting any teaching or decision of a Pope or Council.

8. The Church should impose strict penalties on anyone who supports, financially or morally, persons committing those offenses [in n. 7]. No longer should it be tolerated for a suspended priest or a schismatic or heretical lay person to gather money and support online or in person, while opposing the authority of the Church. Donations to such persons or groups as are prohibited by the decision of the Holy See should result in excommunication, firing from every position (volunteer or paid) at any diocese, parish, or Catholic organization, and other penalties especially for clergy and religious.

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