Category Archives: commentary

Question for Readers

Can any of my readers get an answer from Michael Voris, Christine Niles, or Church Militant: Are they saying that Pope Francis lacks supernatural faith? The August 2018 “Church Militant Statement on the Pope” said he was not in the … Continue reading

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Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, congratulations on your election as Pope!

Fr. Matthew P. Schneider, LC has written an open letter to every Bishop, priest, and deacon on earth, calling for them to resign from their ministry, if they have committed any grave exterior sexual sins. “If you are sexually active, … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Post Topics and the Newsletter

Readers of this blog: what topics would you like me to write about in future posts? Supporters: what topics do you suggest for the Newsletter? So far, the March newsletter will have an article on the Sacrament of Ordination (as … Continue reading

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So an heretical Deacon thinks all gay priests should leave the ministry

I cannot stay silent in the fact of this ridiculous hypocrisy. Deacon Jim Russell repeatedly publicly argued, contrary to definitive Church teaching and the moral law, that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were moral. A Catholic deacon thinks it … Continue reading

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Books to Prepare for Catholic Marriage

Books I’ve written, which would be excellent for Catholic couples preparing to marry. 1. Roman Catholic Marital Sexual Ethics The first three chapters cover the basics of Catholic moral teaching. Then the book delves into abortion, contraception, artificial procreation (IVF … Continue reading

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New Eschatology Book

My new eschatology book is now available in Kindle format as well as print:

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Does God will many religions?

Well, of course the answer is Yes and No. Before the fact of our sinfulness, No, God does not will many religions. [1 Timothy 2] {2:1} And so I beg you, first of all, to make supplications, prayers, petitions, and … 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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Mr. Theodore Edgar McCarrick has been laicized

Communication of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith 16 Feb. 2019 “On 11 January 2019, the Congresso of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, at the conclusion of a penal process, issued a decree finding Theodore … Continue reading

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Take a look at: WherePeterIs.com

This website is worth a read: https://wherepeteris.com/

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How shall we treat the Pope? (Part 2)

Part 1 of this article [here] “The punishment of the offender ought to be in proportion to the dignity of the person wronged. Bishops are called most holy, are Christ’s ambassadors, spiritual fathers, our brothers and fellow bishops, the acknowledged … 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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Vatican Approves Miracle by intercession of Cardinal Newman

A miracle has been approved http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2019/02/13/190213b.html by the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints and Pope Francis, attributed to the intercession of Blessed John Henry Newman, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. Cardinal Newman is soon to be Saint … Continue reading

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New post: the Church’s abuse crisis is not caused by gay priests

Homosexuality is not the cause of the Church’s abuse crisis The post is mainly a set of quotes on the subject. The empirical evidence is very clear. Just as in secular society, most child abusers are not gay men. They … Continue reading

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Should Vaccines Be Required By Law?

Here’s the news story: Hundreds protest against Washington state vaccine bill that would require measles shots. When I was in college, it was discovered that the MMR shot given to children years ago, children who were at that point in … Continue reading

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Cardinal Muller Knows Something!

Why did the Cardinal issue this Manifesto? My guess is that he found out Pope Francis is about to issue a teaching with which the Cardinal disagrees, so he is setting up a fortified doctrinal position to resist that papal … Continue reading

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How shall we treat the Pope? (Part 1)

As Christians, we are called to treat all people with charity, with respect for we have the dignity of having been created in the image and likeness of God (Genesis 1:26) (Ephesians 4:1-4) (4:32). St. Paul also teaches us to value … Continue reading

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The Pope versus Michael Voris

Michael Voris has accused Pope Francis of being in a state of unrepentant actual mortal sin. “Thou shalt not bear false witness” against the Vicar of Christ. Michael Voris has put himself above every Cardinal and Bishop on earth, to … Continue reading

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Book on Michael Voris

I’m hard at work on a book about the theology, rhetoric, and methodology of Michael Voris and Church Militant. If you’d like to help me out or offer encouragement, please consider signing up as a supporter: https://ronconte.com/2019/01/02/support-my-work-in-theology-2/ I’m looking for … Continue reading

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new Web Address for this blog

I’ve changed the address for this blog from “ronconte.wordpress.com” to simply “ronconte.com”. I’ve also removed ads from the blog, at the suggestion of a supporter.

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