Category Archives: salvation

What Does Michael Voris Believe?

Moreover, Mr. Voris couldn’t write a theological argument to support his position on salvation theology, or any other topic for that matter, if his job depended on it. (It doesn’t. His supporters don’t want theology. They want rants against the … Continue reading

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Heresies on Salvation at the Saint Benedict Center (Richmond NH)

The Saint Benedict Center of Richmond, NH, — hereafter SBC — runs That site is not to be confused with the orthodox website SBC teaches the error of Feeneyism. The schismatic religious order at SBC is the “Slaves … Continue reading

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Michael Voris’ Grave Errors on Salvation

Voris’ latest Vortex rant is called: “The Church Is Necessary for Heaven”, and it repeats the ancient formula, “Outside the Church there is no salvation”. Those two assertions (in quotes) are true, if properly understood. And to obtain the proper … Continue reading

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The Main Problem with Bishop Barron’s “Reasonable Hope”

It is a dogma taught by several different Ecumenical Councils that some human souls go to Hell: Bishop Robert Barron on Hell: May we reasonably hope that all will be saved? Bishop Robert Barron versus the Magisterium on Hell … Continue reading

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No, Taylor Marshall Children cannot be Possessed by Demons

The controversy begins with the interpretation of a Bible passage. [Deuteronomy] {20:13} And when the Lord your God will have delivered it into your hands, you shall strike down anyone who is in it, of the male gender, with the … Continue reading

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Michael Voris versus Feeneyism

This past weekend, I had a dispute on Twitter with Christine Niles of over some assertions I made, first about Feeneyism then about schism. This post is about Feeneyism, and the next one will be about schism. Feeneyism I … Continue reading

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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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Salvation is not Restricted to Christians

The heresy of Feeneyism is not the teaching of the Catholic Faith. Instead, the Church teaches that salvation is possible for persons who are not formal members of the Roman Catholic Church. Pope Saint John Paul II: “The universality of … Continue reading

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Is Muhammad Ali in Heaven?

Muhammad Ali is most well-known for his boxing career. He converted to Islam in the 1960’s; he died in 2016 after enduring a long illness (Parkinson’s disease). After retiring from boxing, and more so after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, … Continue reading

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Do Infants who Die without Baptism go to Heaven directly?

As I’ve discussed previously, I can reach no other conclusion, given the current state of magisterial teaching, except that prenatals, infants, and young children who die without baptism receive eternal life in Heaven. But do they go directly to Heaven? … Continue reading

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Common Misunderstandings about Hell

A. The Two Paths to Hell There are only two ways to end up in Hell: 1. To die in a state of unrepented actual mortal sin 2. To die in a state of original sin alone The first way … Continue reading

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Church Teaching on Salvation for non-Christians and non-believers

In anticipation of the Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate, I’m posting a review of my theological position on salvation for non-Christians and non-believers. The full explanation is in my book, Forgiveness and Salvation for Everyone, which is still free, in … Continue reading

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