Category Archives: Pope Francis

Will Pope Francis Slap the Hand of the Papal Critics?

In a news story that received much more coverage than it deserved, Pope Francis slapped the hand of a woman who grabbed him. She was saying something difficult to discern. She grabbed his hand and pulled him sharply towards her. … Continue reading

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Is Pope Francis automatically excommunicated?

Twitter Poll here: Is Pope Francis automatically excommunicated for apostasy, heresy, and/or idolatry?https://t.co/fLU4nxM2qd — Ronald L. Conte Jr. (@RonConte) January 2, 2020 . . . A. The Faithful View: 1. Pope Francis must be the valid Roman Pontiff, as he … Continue reading

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Is Vigano Right or Wrong on Francis?

Is the recent public statement by Carlo Maria Vigano Right or Wrong on Pope Francis? I want to begin by assuring my readers that my position on Francis has not changed. But let’s take a trip down the rabbit hole … Continue reading

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A Mild Faithful Dissent from Pope Francis on Nuclear Weapons

Limited Possibility of Error The Church is indefectible; therefore, the body of Bishops, by the prevenient grace of the Holy Spirit, can never defect by accepted as Roman Pontiff an invalid pope or antipope. Pope Francis has been accepted by … Continue reading

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Proof that Pope emeritus Benedict is Not still Pope

One prominent theory among the papal accusers is that Pope Francis was never the valid Roman Pontiff. The reason given is that Benedict’s resignation was invalid, making him still the Pope. This would then imply that any subsequent election would … Continue reading

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Soon the Conservatives Schismatics Will Walk Out of the Church

The rhetoric against Pope Francis has been getting progressively worse. I thought things reached their peak when he was accused of formal heresy by the Open Letter. But then they went on to accuse him of apostasy, which then seemed … Continue reading

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Response to the Protest against Idolatry part 1

The name of the document is Contra Recentia Sacrilegia (Protest against Pope Francis’s sacrilegious acts). The accusation is essentially idolatry, not merely or only the lesser but still grave offense of sacrilege. This article responds to the claims. A. Dogmatic … Continue reading

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Can Pope Francis Be Excommunicated?

Can Pope Francis Be Excommunicated? No. Never under any circumstances. Here’s why: 1. Pope Francis has been accepted by the body of Bishops as the Roman Pontiff. The indefectibility of the Church therefore guarantees that he is the true valid … Continue reading

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Why The Papal Accusers Can’t Be Right

1. They say Pope Francis taught material heresy and other grave errors on doctrine and discipline. This claim is itself heresy as it contradicts the dogma that the Pope has immunity from error. See the Teachings here. 2. They say … Continue reading

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This Simple Faithful Defense of Pope Francis

1. The Indefectibility of the Church It is a dogma of the faith that the Church is indefectible. Any proposal or claim or narrative which contradicts this dogma is certainly false. It does not matter what the claim is, nor … Continue reading

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Summary of Reasons for Trusting Pope Francis

1. As per Saint Robert Bellarmine, Doctor of the Church, even if a conclave were invalid in electing a putative Pope, he becomes the validly elected Roman Pontiff when he is accepted by the body of Bishops as Roman Pontiff. … Continue reading

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They sin gravely who insult the Pope

Is an insult only a venial sin? Often it would be. But if the insult is said to anyone with malice, it is an actual mortal sin, no matter how slightly worded. Malice is always objectively grave, as it is … Continue reading

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The Pope Guides the Ark of Salvation with never-failing Faith

God decided on a plan for the Church — the body of Christ, with Christ himself as Her head, and with the Holy Spirit as Her soul. God’s plan is not capable of failure. And it is dogma that the … Continue reading

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Comprehensive Reply to the Papal Accusers

The Errors The conservative papal accusers have progressed in their grave sins: from criticizing Pope Francis’ teaching; to criticizing everything he says and does, whether doctrine, discipline, or opinion; to attacking any Cardinal or Bishop who teaches or acts contrary … Continue reading

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More Malicious Accusations against the Vicar of Christ by Carlos Vigano

LifeSiteNews has published the previously-unpublished portion of an interview with Abp. Vigano by the Washington Post (June 10th). The excerpts contain further accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano against the Vicar of Christ and other Church leaders. The Washington Post … Continue reading

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My Comments on the Steve Bannon Interview

Here’s the brief interview with LifeSiteNews: Exclusive Interview: Steve Bannon clarifies his position on Catholic moral teaching. Why are Catholic media outlets interested in what Steve Bannon has to say about Catholicism? Is it really because he is a baptized … Continue reading

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Dear Papal Accusers: Is Pope Francis still the Roman Pontiff?

My position Vatican I infallibly taught that every Pope has the gift of truth and a never-failing faith. This teaching on the gifts of immunity from (grave) error and a never-failing faith is also found in past magisterial teachings of … 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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How to Save the Church from the Papal Accusers

The Problem The papal critics have turned into papal accusers, just as I said they would. It was the next obvious step, based on the teaching of Christ that the branch separated from the vine withers. That process of criticism … Continue reading

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