Author Archives: Ron Conte

Excerpts from the Vatican Letter on Martin Luther

Fact: Pope Francis is being accused of heresy for his remarks about Martin Luther. Fact: Pope Francis said nothing about Luther which contradicts formal dogma. “In fact, scientific research by evangelical and Catholic scholars, the results of which have already … Continue reading

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Taylor Marshall accused Pope Francis of heresy. Then they met.

On 15 May 2019, Taylor Marshall met with Pope Francis, and later he posted some photos and comments on Twitter. In my previous post, I explained how Marshall publicly repeatedly accused Pope Francis of teaching heresy. Marshall also has a … Continue reading

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New Post on Pope Honorius

In Defense of Pope Honorius — Please read this article. It defends Honorius against the common false claim that he ever taught or committed heresy.

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Topics for May Newsletter

Topics for May Newsletter (Revised) for supporters only 1. Seven Signs that the End Times begin Soon 2. The Eucharist and the Great Apostasy 3. The Failings of the Open Letter 4. Salvation for Seemingly Unrepentant Sinners 5. My Prediction … 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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7 Mistakes that Papal Critics Are Making

1. The assumption that Popes Honorius I and John XXII committed or taught heresy. They never offer a theological argument to prove this accusation. They simply assume it. And that assumption establishes, without basis, half of their conclusion. For Pope … Continue reading

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What will happen May 7th, 2019?

Edited to add (5/9/19) Recall that I said the event might be a papal document DATED May 7th but released later. (I’ve added bolding to that point below.) Today, May 9th, Pope Francis released a document requiring reporting of abuse … Continue reading

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Accusing the Pope of Heresy: How We Got Here

Take a look at the latest article at Catholicism.io: Accusing a Pope of Heresy: How We Got Here

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Conservative Papal Accusers are Fortunate Pope Francis is Liberal

The conservative accusers of Pope Francis commit heresy and schism by their accusation against him and by their determination to resist him. But they are fortunate that the Pope is liberal, not conservative. A conservative Pope like Pius X would … Continue reading

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Taylor Marshall was a Catholic for 13 years. Then he left the Church

UPDATED 5/14/19 to add: Taylor Marshall was an Episcopalian priest until May of 2006, when he left the Episcopalian priestly ministry to become Catholic. Unfortunately, he ceased to be Catholic in 2019, when he committed public formal schism by saying, … Continue reading

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The Innocence of Pope John XXII

Pope John XXII is often accused of heresy. His innocence is easy to prove to anyone who has faith. 1. It is a DOGMA of the faith (proven here) that every Pope has the gift of immunity from grave error … Continue reading

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Screening Applicants is at best a Partial Solution

Mount Saint Mary’s is screening applicants to the seminary. https://www.abc27.com/investigators/investigations/mount-saint-mary-s-seminary-ensuring-potential-predators-don-t-become-priests/1964870626 Problems with this approach: 1. The screening is largely based on secular ideas, secular psychological testings. I wonder how many Saints who were wonderful priests would be screened out because … Continue reading

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Salvation Case Studies: The Good Samaritan

Our Lord taught us that a good Samaritan can get into Heaven, while a bad Pharisee cannot. [Matthew] {5:20} For I say to you, that unless your justice has surpassed that of the scribes and the Pharisees you shall not … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Accusation of Heresy against Pope Francis

Edited to add: read this by Jimmy Akin http://www.ncregister.com/blog/jimmy-akin/on-charging-a-pope-with-heresy Preface It is a dogma of the Catholic Faith that the Church is indefectible. Therefore, any man accepted as Roman Pontiff by the body of Bishops must necessarily be a valid … Continue reading

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Just As I Predicted (many times)

conservatives have now publicly accused Pope Francis of heresy. The accusation follows after the “Filial Correction” which accused the Pope of “propagating” seven heresies. Now the authors of this new open letter accuse the Pope of deliberate knowing (i.e. formal) … Continue reading

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Post on the Indefectibility of the Pope

Over at Catholicism.io, I have a new article summarizing the contents of my book, The Indefectibility of the Pope: Summary of “The Indefectibility of the Roman Pontiff”

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On Filial and Fraternal Correction of the Holy Pontiff

Paul corrected Peter. Paul? You mean Paul the Apostle? Paul was sent by the first Roman Pontiff Peter to be in charge of preaching to the Gentiles. Paul saw a vision of Jesus Christ on the road to Damascus. Paul … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday indulgence

The Divine Mercy Sunday indulgence is a special type of plenary indulgence by which all sins are forgiven and all punishment due for those sins is remitted (wiped away). To obtain the indulgence: 1. Go to Confession within about 20 … Continue reading

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Free Books on Marital Sexual Ethics

In honor of Divine Mercy Sunday, my books: Roman Catholic Marital Sexual Ethics and The Catholic Marriage Bed are free, in Kindle format only, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28 of 2019, at Amazon.com (Pacific time). Take … Continue reading

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April Newsletter Topics

Topics for April Newsletter: 1. The Meaning of the Notre Dame de Paris Fire 2. Momentous Events in May of 2019 3. Papal Immunity from Error and a Never Failing Faith 4. How To Disagree with the Pope Faithfully and … Continue reading

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