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The Schism is already upon us

There is a huge swath of conservative Catholics who follow the schismatic papal accusers wherever they lead. They have extreme distrust for the Popes, and extreme trust in the conservative Catholic subculture and their own understanding. They are already in … Continue reading

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Can the Church be subject to Infiltration by Satan? No!

The premise of the book Infiltration by Taylor Marshall is that the gates of Hell have prevailed against the Church, in doctrine and discipline, since the pontificate of Pope Pius XII, through the Second Vatican Council, and most fully in … Continue reading

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What will the Papal Critics accuse Pope Francis of Next? Apostasy.

Prediction: the papal accusers will next accuse Pope Francis of #apostasy. Recall that they criticized him severely, then accused him of propagating heresy, then accused him of formal heresy. They worked up to the full accusation. They accused the Church … Continue reading

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How To Recognize Schismatics, Heretics, Apostates, Blasphemers

A heretic is someone who obstinately doubts or obstinately denies a formal dogma. And formal dogmas are the truths of divine revelation (Tradition and Scripture) taught infallibly by the Roman Catholic Magisterium under Papal Infallibility, or Conciliar Infallibility, or the … Continue reading

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Iran is planning to Overthrow the Saudi Royal Family

In a sense, this is not news, as there has long been animosities between Iran and Saudi Arabia. But once Iran announces that they have several nuclear bombs and that they are willing to use these bombs against their enemies, … Continue reading

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Children Harassing a Priest in the Confessional

This is a true. Many years ago, I was in an old stone church for confession on Saturday, and as I sat in the pews (before or afterward?), I saw a couple of children sitting near one of the booths. … Continue reading

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Don’t Overreact to the Amazonian Synod’s Working Document

Have faith in Christ and have faith in the Vicar of Christ. Do not put yourself above the Pope to judge him. The document is here: Amazonia: New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology: Preparatory Document of … Continue reading

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Which are the Sheep and Which are the Wolves?

I saw a tall shepherd walking across the face of the earth. He was the chief shepherd, and almost all of the other shepherds followed and obeyed him. And because the other shepherds, as a body, followed and obeyed, I … Continue reading

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Iran’s (apparent) Nuclear Plan

In my considered opinion, the following appears to be the nuclear plan which Iran is currently following: Step One: Build a third uranium enrichment facility in secret, in addition to the two known facilities at Natanz and Fordow. This task … Continue reading

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The Papal Accusers have Usurped the Gifts of the Pope and the Bishops

1. Dogma: The Church is indefectible. The Church can never go astray. She can never lead anyone astray. She can never become corrupt. She can never be controlled by, nor led by evil or the devil. She can never teach … Continue reading

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The Authority to elect the Pope resides in the body of Bishops

Anyone accepted by the body of Bishops as Roman Pontiff is a valid Roman Pontiff, and no valid Pope can ever lose his validity (but he may validly resign). St. Robert Bellarmine held that if a man was invalidly elected, … Continue reading

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These Condemned Errors sound like the Papal Accusers

In the 15th century, the Council of Constance (1414-1418) condemned the errors of Jan Hus. Many of these errors seem entirely consonant with the words and/or behavior of the modern-day papal accusers. Let’s review some of the condemned errors and … Continue reading

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A Novel Argument in favor of Communion for the Divorced

I’ve not seen this point in any of the discussions about Amoris Laetitia, specifically the section that allows, in some limited cases, reception of holy Communion by the divorced and remarried. It is a solid theological argument, based not only … 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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Proof that Each Pope is Chosen by God

The papal critics lay the foundation for their assaults on Pope Francis (soon to be known as: Pope Saint Francis I) by asserting falsehoods to use a premises for their faulty arguments and false assertions. The cornerstone of this foundation … Continue reading

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Are the Divorced and Remarried Saved?

There has been much controversy about whether divorced and remarried persons should be permitted to receive Communion. By divorced and remarried, we mean: 1. a person who has a previous marriage, 2. to a person still living, 3. which seem … Continue reading

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Three Gifts that make Each Pope the Rock

The list of quotes from Church documents without commentary is here: The Roman Pontiff: Immunity from Error and Never-failing Faith (Catholicism.io). Each Pope has three gifts, not three only, but three pertaining to the possibility of error. 1. Papal Infallibility … Continue reading

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Is the Pope changing a dogma on the death penalty?

A related question is: Is the Pope is saying that the death penalty is intrinsically evil? First lets carefully read the new revised numeral (It is ‘new’ because it was previously revised by Pope St. John Paul II as well): “2267 … Continue reading

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Second prayer request

Thanks to everyone who prayed for my mother, Carol Conte, while she was suffering from dementia. My mom passed away last week. I’m asking for prayers for her soul in purgatory. Thanks. Ron

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Dawn Eden replies to Austin Ruse

Dawn Eden Goldstein, S.Th.D. replies here: Response to Austin Ruse (Friday, August 23, 2019) to Austin Ruse’s personal attacks at Crisis magazine: Dawn Eden: from “rock historian” to Grand Inquisitor (August 23, 2019 )

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