Category Archives: heresies

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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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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What Some Catholics want for the Church is Heresy and Schism

Over on YouTube, Taylor Marshall and Timothy Gordon discuss a hypothetical next conservative Pope, whom they call Pope Pius XIII. (Note that I’ve been predicting a conservative Pope Pius XIII for many years now.) The discussion centers on what they … Continue reading

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How Heresy Works

1. The typical Catholic heretic does not realize he is teaching heresy. He has convinced himself that his own understanding is correct. That’s pride, of course. Once in a while I run across a teacher of heresy who, as far … 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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My position on Michael Voris and Church Militant

*Note: “objective mortal sin” is the grave sin itself, considered objectively, without regard to whether it is committed with full knowledge and full deliberation, and “actual mortal sin” is all three factors: grave sin, full knowledge, and full deliberation. I’m … Continue reading

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Jimmy Akin has no idea what a moral object is

here’s the article at NCRegister: Intrinsic Evil: Some Things Are Just Plain Wrong The article pretends to be a defense of Church teaching on intrinsically evil acts, against other theories, especially consequentialism. But that’s not what it is. First, intrinsically … Continue reading

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Teaching New Doctrines

Dr. Ed Peters is teaching a new non-infallible doctrine, never before asserted by anyone, that Popes cannot teach new non-infallible doctrines, never before asserted by anyone. This implies that Peters has greater teaching authority than the See of Peter. Is … Continue reading

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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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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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Janet E. Smith: A List of Errors

1. She claims that contraception is only condemned by the Church within a valid marriage. “Women who voluntarily engage in marital intercourse and who do something to make that act infertile are contracepting. They are violating God’s plan for marital … Continue reading

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The Heresy of Limited Biblical Inerrancy

The Magisterium has repeatedly infallibly taught that the Bible is infallible in all that it asserts as true on any subject, whether faith, morals, salvation, history, or science. Now it is clear that some of the Bible’s assertions are by … Continue reading

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7 Rejected Teachings of Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae has become a flag that conservative Catholics wave, as an empty symbol of their conservatism. For they do not accept its teaching. Not really. They ignore or radically reinterpret whatever teachings it contains that they dislike. Here is … Continue reading

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E. Christian Brugger’s Grave Error on Papal Authority

In a public statement earlier this year, theologian E. Christian Brugger issued an Open Appeal, which called on all Catholic Bishops to oppose, undermine, and contradict Pope Francis. By this public act, Brugger committed formal schism, the refusal of submission … Continue reading

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You Don’t Understand How Heresy Works

Material heresy is an idea that contradicts a truth which must be believed with divine and catholic faith. Formal heresy is the sin of the person who adheres to material heresy. Formal heresy is a knowing and deliberate choice to … Continue reading

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We are Living in the Midst of Heresy and Schism

What would it be like, as faithful Catholic Christians, to live during the time of the Arian heresy? It is said that very many persons fell into this error, including many Bishops. More than a few local Councils supported its … 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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Germain Grisez justifies many direct abortions

In his book, ‘The Way of the Lord Jesus’, Roman Catholic moral theologian Germain Grisez openly rejects magisterial teaching against direct abortion to save the life of the mother. And he approves of partial birth abortions. Grisez claims that it … Continue reading

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