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Dr. Edward Peters Heresy against the Ordinary Papal Magisterium

We are now in the second day after esteemed canon lawyer Ed Peters publicly issued an heretical and schismatic proclamation. The heresy is his claim that no Pope can teach under the ordinary magisterium, which requires only religious assent from … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on Fr. Sosa and heresy

Dr. Ed Peters: Rev. Sosa’s remarks on the devil warrant official response (August 22, 2019) The hypocrisy here is just stunning. Dr. Ed Peters, who has repeatedly publicly asserted, promoted, and taught heresy, is suggesting that the Church investigate and … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters: His Heresy against the Ordinary Papal Magisterium

Dr. Ed Peters is a canon lawyer, who incorrectly holds a number of grave errors on matters of faith and morals. He holds the heretical view that the Church’s condemnation of contraception is limited to its use within marriage. And … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters: his heresy on the Dissolubility of Marriage

UPDATE: Dr. Peters has now responded to my post by writing a new article on the topic on January 15th, 2018: Is the Petrine Privilege an exception to Church teaching on the indissolubility of marriage?. I’ll consider its assertions and … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters thinks Automatic Penalties are confusing

On his Canon Law Blog, Dr. Ed Peters gives us the usual, overly complicated look at why Canon law doesn’t clearly excommunicate persons whom it seems to excommunicate because it’s all so complicated. But as Peters has pointed out, the … Continue reading

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On Heresy, Bribery, and Conservative Arrogance

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky writes for CatholicCulture.org — an organization led by manifest schismatic Phil Lawler — a suggestion that conservative parishioners use donations as a way to pressure Bishops to comply with the conservative understanding of orthodoxy: Appealing to the … Continue reading

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An Overview of Heresy in the Church Today: Part One Moral Theology

Intrinsically evil acts An intrinsically evil act is a knowingly chosen act which is inherently ordered toward an evil moral object (a moral deprivation in the proximate end of the act). When the object is evil, the act is intrinsically … Continue reading

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Canon 915: Teachers of Heresy may not receive Communion

Canon 915 says nothing about divorce and remarriage, explicitly. It forbids ministers to give Communion to persons obstinately persevering in manifest grave sin. It is interpreted to apply to the divorced and remarried, if they are in the situation where … Continue reading

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Reply to Dr. Ed Peters on the dogmas of the Council of Trent

Dr. Peters’ new post emphasizes the main point of the previous post, that a ratum et consummatum marriage, that is, a consummated Christian Sacrament of Matrimony, is not dissoluble except by death. True, but the problems with his previous post … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters’ heretical position on Contraception

There is more than one way to assert a heresy. The simplest way is to directly contradict an infallible magisterial teaching. But another way is to substantially distort an infallible magisterial teaching. That latter form of heresy is what I’m … Continue reading

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Dogma, Distortions, and Heresy

Over at Canon Law Blog, Dr. Ed Peters states that the teaching of the Magisterium condemning contraception as intrinsically evil is infallible under the ordinary and universal Magisterium (About That Humanae Vitae Rumor). Then he badly misstates the infallible teaching, … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters vs. First Vatican Council

The Magisterium The First Vatican Council taught the following: “6. For the Holy Spirit was promised to the successors of Peter, not so that they might, by His revelation, make known some new doctrine, but that, by His assistance, they … Continue reading

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More on the question of heresy, women’s ordination, and excommunication

Dr. Edward Peters has commented on the question as to whether or not Norma Jean Coon committed heresy by invalidly attempting to receive ordination to the deaconate. Was she automatically excommunicated under Canon 1364, for the sin of heresy? He … Continue reading

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Reply to Edward Peters on the Excommunication of Norma Jean Coon

Norma Jean Coon, formerly associated with the organization called ‘Roman Catholic Women Priests’ (RCWP), has repented of her past claimed ordination to the deaconate, and has returned to full communion with the Catholic Church. The CDF and her local Bishop … Continue reading

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My Commentary on the Declaration of Truths (part 3)

[Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3] The Sacraments 30. In the most holy sacrament of the Eucharist, a wonderful change takes place, namely of the whole substance of bread into the body of Christ and the whole substance … Continue reading

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My Commentary on the Declaration of Truths (part 2)

[Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3] The Law of God 12. A justified person has the sufficient strength with God’s grace to carry out the objective demands of the Divine law, since all of the commandments of God … Continue reading

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A Canon Lawyer errs gravely on the Open Letter

At the Catholic Herald, Dr. Ed Peters comments on the Open Letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy: The heresy letter is intelligent, but doesn’t quite convince. His comments are unintelligent and heretical. 1. First, Peters misunderstands heresy. Peters: “It is … Continue reading

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Are Catholic Women who procure Abortion Excommunicated?

If they knew about that penalty when they committed the offense, Yes. Canon 1398 “A person who procures a completed abortion incurs a latae sententiae excommunication.” Pope Saint John Paul II states that the Church has punished those guilty of … Continue reading

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Which Words or Deeds constitute Formal Schism?

Many conservative Catholics are in a state of formal schism. They continue to go to Mass and receive Communion. They continue to think themselves to be Catholics. But they are, as a matter of fact and law, schismatics who are … Continue reading

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The Extent of Possible Papal Error

A Pope can err in matters of discipline, in decisions in how to run the Church and in judgments about particular persons and cases. The only limit, in regard to discipline, is that the Pope is prevented by God from … Continue reading

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