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A Refutation of Siscoe and Salza’s Article on Deposing the Pope

The article is here: The True Meaning of Bellarmine’s Ipso Facto Loss of Office Theory for a Heretical Pope. I will briefly refute the article below. 1. The article is based on Bellarmine’s opinion on what would happen if a … Continue reading

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In Defense of Fr. Kramer on Never-failing Faith

This article by Robert Siscoe: Fr. Kramer’s Error Concerning “The Unfailing Faith of Peter” argues against a particular assertion by Fr. Kramer on the never-failing faith of the Roman Pontiff and his freedom from heresy. I will abbreviate his assertion … Continue reading

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The Roman Pontiff: Never-failing Faith, Freedom from Heresy and Grave Error

The ~ symbol indicates my commentary on the quotations. The Lord Jesus Christ: “But I have prayed for you, so that your faith may not fail, and so that you, once converted, may confirm your brothers.” [Luke 22:32] First Vatican … Continue reading

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Can the Church Depose an Heretical Pope? No and No.

A Pope cannot be heretical, and so a Pope cannot be deposed. This article is a refutation of an article: Can the Church Depose an Heretical Pope? by Robert J. Siscoe [6] The article begins with two quotes. One quote … Continue reading

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Every Definitive Teaching of Every Pope or Council is Infallible

Papal Infallibility has five criteria. Vatican I: 1. “the Roman Pontiff” 2. “speaks ex cathedra” (“that is, when in the discharge of his office as shepherd and teacher of all Christians, and by virtue of his supreme apostolic authority….”) 3. … Continue reading

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Are Ecumenical Councils infallible on faith or morals?

The Second Vatican Council is often rejected by conservatives by means of a particular argument. First, it is stated that the Council chose not to issue dogmatic definitions, which would be in the form of Canons with attached anathemas or … Continue reading

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Can Pope Francis excommunicate those who reject Traditionis?

There was a controversy in the early Church on when to celebrate the Crucifixion of Jesus: according to the timing in the Jewish faith for Passover, Nisan 14, or instead according to the day of the week, Friday [1]. Saint … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Councils approved by the Pope Never Err on Doctrine

Bellarmine: “A general Council represents the universal Church, and hence has the consensus of the universal Church; therefore, if the Church cannot err, neither can a legitimate and approved Ecumenical Council err.” However, this only applies to what is approved … Continue reading

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Proposed Solution to the Current Heresies and Schism

First: the Church is run by God. It was God who decided to take away the TLM. You are fighting Christ, not Francis. I’ve discussed the problems in the Church today many times, so I won’t repeat that description here. … Continue reading

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The Apostolic See is free from every grave error

The Apostolic See is free from every grave error The following teachings from Saints, Popes, and Councils PROVE the DOGMAS of the never-failing faith of Peter and his successors; the impossibility of papal heresy, apostasy, or idolatry; and the freedom … Continue reading

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Will There Be A MAJOR Response to Traditionis Custodes Soon?

UPDATED and Edited 7/20/21 — No response of the type I had suggested occurred on July 20th, so I’ve changed the title to “Soon” from “July 20th”. However, I still expect some type of document responding to the decision of … Continue reading

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Dogmatic Fact: Never were Most Bishops Heretics

It is contrary to the dogma of the indefectibility of the Church to claim that most Bishops, have been, are, or will ever be heretics, or apostates, or idolaters, or schismatics. This will remain true, so that the faith and … Continue reading

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