Category Archives: Schism

A Child Pops A Balloon

I am nearly certain that conservative Catholics will “win” on the Amoris Laetitia controversy. Eventually, probably under the successor to Pope Francis, they will succeed in obtaining, from the Holy See, a clear discipline that forbids the divorced and remarried … Continue reading

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The conservative Catholic subculture versus the Magisterium

Over the past several decades, the conservative Catholic subculture has slowly replaced the teachings of the Magisterium with its own distorted and false teachings. By a process of ignoring, replacing, and radically reinterpreting the true teachings of the Church, a … Continue reading

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Do You Realize that the Conservative Schism has begun?

It used to be that conservative Catholics prided themselves on defending the teachings of the Pope and the Magisterium. But somewhere along the way, many conservative Catholics became lost to the sin of pride. They began to replace the theological … Continue reading

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A Hint at how Pope Francis may respond to a Schism

For the past several years, a controversy has been brewing in a diocese in Africa: Ahiara diocese in Nigeria. The previous Bishop was a native son, from the region and people called Mbaise, in southeastern Nigeria. But his successor, Bishop … Continue reading

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The conservative Catholic subculture has gone astray from the true Faith

After Vatican II, liberal Catholics used the Council as an excuse for a number of serious errors on faith and morals, and on discipline. But the Council is not responsible for those errors, just as the Bible is not responsible … Continue reading


Schismatics are not permitted to receive holy Communion

Catholics may faithfully disagree with the Roman Pontiff to a fairly wide extent: * When may a Catholic disagree with Pope Francis? * To what extent may we resist or disagree with the Pope? * Ten Ways to Respond When … Continue reading


What’s next from Pope Francis?

There was no Warning this past Good Friday, but we are still on-track for a severe schism. Pope Francis is not going to submit himself to the conservative Catholic subculture, as if that culture were Lord and God. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Nine Teachings Opposed to Heresy and Schism

1. The first condition of salvation is to maintain the rule of the true faith. And since that saying of our lord Jesus Christ, “You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church,” (Mt 16:18) cannot fail … Continue reading

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What Happens AFTER a claimed removal of the Pope?

What would happen if a group of Catholics, including some Cardinals and Bishops, claim to have judged Pope Francis guilty of heresy, and claim to have removed him from the office of the Roman Pontiff? They might declare that his … Continue reading

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A Conference called: The Deposition of the Pope

A schism is being built up, brick by brick. A conference is scheduled for March 30 and 31 of 2017, in France, titled La déposition du pape, which means “The deposition of the Pope”. The claim implied by the title … Continue reading

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No Pope can commit the sin of Schism

On his blog, canon lawyer Dr. Ed Peters claims that, even as a pure hypothetical, no Pope can be in schism because it would be nonsensical for a Pope to not be submissive to his own authority, or to not … Continue reading


Why God specifically chose Pope Francis to lead the Church

Problem Previously, I wrote that The Catholic Church has a serious Heresy Problem. I have written on this topic many times. I have specifically pointed out teachings and teachers who were leading the faithful astray by various grave errors on … Continue reading

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Phil Lawler’s schismatic proclamation against Pope Francis

In his post, This Disastrous Papacy, Phil Lawler utterly condemns Pope Francis, as if he were one of the worst Popes in history. And his papacy has not even ended yet. Not only is Lawler not qualified to judge any … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Conservative Schism

I am teaching you the true Gospel: The Church is indefectible, and is founded on Peter and his successors as a house built upon a rock. Since the Church can never go astray, neither can Her head. For if the … Continue reading

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The Warning on Good Friday and the Conservative Schism

The next possible date for the Warning of Garabandal is Good Friday of 2017 (April 14th). If the Warning occurs at that time, how might it affect the conservative schism? What follows is my speculative eschatology on the topic. The … Continue reading

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Reputation versus Schism and Heresy

For a long time now, many conservative Catholics have been making certain mistakes. 1. The assumption that the conservative answer to any theological question is necessarily correct, and that the liberal answer is wrong or heretical. 2. The reliance on … Continue reading

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The fault is with conservative Catholics, not Pope Francis

It’s not just Amoris Laetitia, and it’s not just Pope Francis. In the present time, many conservative Catholics portray themselves as entirely faithful to the Magisterium, while rejecting, ignoring, or radically reinterpreting any magisterial teachings contrary to their own thinking. … Continue reading

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Every Roman Pontiff is Indefectible

Based on the teaching of Sacred Scripture, and the very words of Jesus about Peter and his successors, and the teaching of the Sacred Councils, especially the First Vatican Council, I believe that each and every valid Roman Pontiff is … Continue reading

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Dr. Ed Peters vs. First Vatican Council

The Magisterium The First Vatican Council taught the following: “6. For the Holy Spirit was promised to the successors of Peter, not so that they might, by His revelation, make known some new doctrine, but that, by His assistance, they … Continue reading

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The Conservative Catholic Schism will definitely happen soon

Every day, conservative Catholics are publicly expressing contempt for the authority of the Roman Pontiff. Every day, they exalt themselves above the Supreme and Universal Pastor, speaking as if HIS decisions on doctrine and discipline were subject to THEIR judgment, … Continue reading

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