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Pope Francis, Saint Bellarmine, and the Two Privileges of Peter

Ah, how the opponents of Pope Francis love Bellarmine! They like his hypothetical consideration of what would happen if a Pope were a manifest heretic. But Bellarmine did not believe any Pope had ever or could ever teach or commit … Continue reading

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The Saint Robert Bellarmine Quotes

Saint Robert Bellarmine: “The Pope is the Teacher and Shepherd of the whole Church, thus, the whole Church is so bound to hear and follow him that if he would err, the whole Church would err.” 1 “Now our adversaries … Continue reading

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Bellarmine, Taylor Marshall, and Ryan Grant on Papal Faith

First, a review of what Bellarmine says. In the book On the Roman Pontiff, book 2, chapter 30, Saint Robert Bellarmine considers a proposition called “the tenth argument”. “The tenth argument. A Pope can be judged and deposed by the … Continue reading

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What Bellarmine Really Said on Heretical Popes

In a recent article, Bishop Schneider makes a false claim about Bellarmine: St. Robert Bellarmine’s opinion is that “a pope who is a manifest heretic, ceases in himself to be Pope and head, just as he ceases in himself to … Continue reading

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Bellarmine on Papal Error

Ryan Grant has translated and published a booklet excerpted from Saint Robert Bellarmine’s larger work on the papacy. The title of this brief book is: “Papal Error?: A Defense of Popes said to have Erred in Faith” The book offers … Continue reading

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What Saint Bellarmine really said about Popes and Heresy

In the book The Ecumenical Council and the Infallibility of the Roman Pontiff, Cardinal Henry Edward Manning (1808–1892) explains the position of Doctor of the Church, Saint Robert Bellarmine on Popes and heresy. Bellarmine discusses four possible positions on the … Continue reading

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That Quote from Innocent III and Torquemada

The papal accusers like to use a particular quote alleged to be from Pope Innocent III: “Thus it is that Pope Innocent III states [De Consuetudine] that, it is necessary to obey the Pope in all things as long as … Continue reading

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Is the Pope a Heretic? No. Never.

The Roman Pontiff, Pope Francis, is being accused of heresy for his general audience describing the Communion of the Saints. What is heresy? Canon 751: “Heresy is the obstinate denial or obstinate doubt after the reception of baptism of some … Continue reading

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Taylor Marshall accuses Francis of heresy, rejects him as Pope

Dr. Taylor Marshall has accused Pope Francis of teaching heresy for his remarks in his General Audience on the Communion of the Saints. Dr. Marshall has also publicly stated on Twitter that Francis is no longer a valid Pope, as … Continue reading

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Mistakes of the Opponents of Pope Francis: part two

Here is part one. It covered (A) Rejection of the teachings of Vatican I and (B) Accusing Popes/Councils of grave errors, contrary to dogma. If they would repent of these errors, convert to belief in the Catholic Faith, and speak/act … Continue reading

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Defending the Supreme Authority of the Pope

Let’s start with the false claims about papal authority. Timothy Flanders: “…the false spirit of Vatican One, where the papal office has become a universal teaching office that Catholics focus on daily. It de facto replaces the Scripture, Tradition, and … Continue reading

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Indefectibility versus Pornocracy: Flanders at OnePeterFive

Over at OnePeterFive, editor Timothy Flanders again accuses the Church Herself, by his use of the term “Pornocracy” in his 23 December article: Pornocracy and the Coming Reign of Antichrist. This article will refute those errors, point by point. Church … Continue reading

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