Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Pope Francis Must Stop Adulterous Communions in Argentina or Risk Ceasing to be Pope if Report Accurate

-Updated June 13, 2017-

If Francis or any Pope "formally professed heresy," he would "automatically" cease to be Pope" said Cardinal Raymond Burke.
(Catholic World Report on December 19, 2016)

On December 23, 2016 Cardinal Walter Brandmuller, one of the four Cardinals of the dubia, said:

"Whoever thinks that persistent adultery and reception of Holy Communion are compatible is a heretic and promotes schism."[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/dubia-cardinal-anyone-who-opens-communion-to-adulterers-is-a-heretic-and-pr]

What Brandmuller declared is a heretical position is Pope Francis's heretical position unless he corrects the Argentina Bishop Msgr. Macin who he appointed in 2013 if the report below is accurate.

Today, Rotate Caeli reported:

Macin "publicly announced that according to norms send in a letter 6 months ago by Pope Francis... the... divorced and remarried... (by order of the Pope) To Include Them In Full And Sacramental Communion... in the ceremony. At no point was mention made that those people had taken a vow of chastity... "

"In the same way, communion was given to all those mentioned (some 30 couples)." (Rotate Caeli.com, June 13, 2017, "Breaking: Argentinian Bishop Organizes Special Mass to Give Communion to Adulterous Couples, Cites Pope Francis")

If it is true that the 30 divorced and " remarried" couples have not made a vow of chastity, then the Pope must stop the adulterous Communions.

Unless Francis formally corrects the apparent heretical position which Bishop Macin announced is Francis's position he could "automatically" cease to be Pope.

Burke said only members of the College of Cardinals are competent to declare Pope Francis to be in heresy.

If Pope Francis ceased to be Pope because he formally professed heresy and was declared a heretic by the Cardinals then the same discipline or rules that happened when Pope Benedict XVI resigned from the papacy would be followed according to Cardinal Burke.

Burke said there can't be a pastoral situation for the divorced and remarried to receive communion. That pastoral situation "doesn't honor the truth taught by Christ Himself in the Gospel."

The Bishop Macin adulterous Communion "ceremony" must be corrected by Pope Francis or the four Cardinals must issue the correction to the Pope if there is no vow of chastity involved with the "ceremony."

Dr. John R. T. Lamont, philosopher and theologian, explains how Francis could cease to be Pope:  

"Some... argue that the dubia and other criticisms of Amoris Laetitia that have been made already suffice as warnings to Pope Francis, and hence that he can now be judged to be guilty of the canonical crime of heresy..."

But for juridical purposes – especially for the very serious purpose of judging a Pope to be a heretic – they do not suffice. The evidence needed for a juridical judgment of such gravity has to take a form that is entirely clear and beyond dispute. A formal warning from a number of members of the College of Cardinals that is then disregarded by the Pope would constitute such evidence."

"The possibility of a Pope being canonically guilty of heresy has long been admitted in the Church. It is acknowledged in the Decretals of Gratian There is no dispute among Catholic theologians on this point – even among theologians like Bellarmine who do not think that a Pope is in fact capable of being a heretic..."

"It is to be hoped that the correction of Pope Francis does not have to proceed this far, and that he will either reject the heresies he has announced or resign his office..."

"Removing him from office against his will would require the election of a new Pope, and would probably leave the Church with Francis as an anti-Pope contesting the authority of the new Pope. If Francis refuses to renounce either his heresy or his office, however, this situation will just have to be faced."


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Sunday, December 25, 2016

Pope Francis Defeated by Malta Knights

The sovereign state of the Knights of Malta defeated Pope Francis's apparent illegal attempt to interfere in it's internal affairs.

The Malta Knights told the Pope that his Vatican commission investigation of their "internal"  affairs was "unacceptable."

Vatican expert Robert de Mattei said the Knights were just in defending their sovereignty against a "bogus" external commission.

Many view the external commission attempt as an attack on Cardinal Raymond Burke who is the patron of the Knights of Malta.

The Pope's inner circle and allies have attempted to vilify Burke and three other Cardinals who issued a dubia letter asking the Pope if he disapproved or approved heretical interpretation of his teachings.

If Francis "formally professed heresy" according to expert Catholic canon lawyer Burke, he would "automatically" cease to be Pope as reported by the Catholic World Report on December 19.

LifeSite reported, on December 23, that Cardinal Walter Brandmuller, one of the four Cardinals of the dubia, speaking to the newspaper Der Spiegel said:

"Whoever thinks that persistent adultery and reception of Holy Communion are compatible is a heretic and promotes schism."

Brandmuller's above heretical position is the apparent position of Pope Francis according to Cardinal Walter Kasper and other members of Francis's inner circle of advisors.

If Kasper and others of the papal inner circle are right about the Pope's thinking the following could be the consequence.

Were Francis to formally profess the heretical position above then he would "automatically" cease to be Pope. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Cdl Burke: "If a Pope would Formally Profess Heresy he would Cease, by that Act, to be Pope. It's Automatic"

On December 19, in an interview with The Catholic World Report, Cardinal Burke said Pope Francis were he to "formally profess heresy" would "cease to be Pope. It's automatic."

Burke said only members of the College of Cardinals are competent to declare Pope Francis to be in heresy.

If Pope Francis ceased to be Pope because he formally professed heresy and was declared a heretic by the Cardinals then the same discipline or rules that happened when Pope Benedict XVI resigned from the papacy would be followed according to Cardinal Burke.

The Cardinal, also, said: "I am not saying Pope Francis is in heresy. "

However, Burke said there can't be a pastoral situation for the divorced and remarried to receive communion. That pastoral situation "doesn't honor the truth taught by Christ Himself in the Gospel."

The Cardinal, moreover, said Pope Francis's Amoris Laetitia is ambiguous to permit "a practice which has never been admitted in the Church" which is allowing "people who are living in grave sin to receive the Sacraments."

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dementia: 2016 Pope Francis made 100 Degree Reversal of 2013 Francis Position on Divorced Communions

Back in July 28, 2013 CNA/EWTN News reported that Pope Francis was against his apparent current position on giving communion to the divorced and remarried. CNA/EWTN wrote:

"He criticized the 'gnostic solution' of elite groups of 'enlightened Catholics' who offer a 'higher spirituality.' He said some advocates of ordaining nuns to the priesthood or of giving communion to the divorced and remarried fall into this error."[http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/embrace-missionary-spirit-pope-tells-latin-american-bishops/]

The Pope at the beginning of his office knew the difference between infallible Catholic doctrine and his personal opinion. Francis appears to possibly be falling into dementia.

Besides Francis's current apparent confusion between his opinion, Church teaching and objective facts, might the Pope's many expressions of anger at those who follow the teachings of Pope John Paul II and the 2,000 years teachings of the Catholic Church be another symptom of dementia?

Dementia.com says a symptom of mid-stage dementia is becoming "angry...perhaps owing to frustration, or they may become overly attached to a certain person." [
http://www.dementia.com/symptoms.html]

Psychiatrist and anger expert Richard Fitzgibbons, October 3, at Lifesitenews.com wrote Pope Francis and the Vatican under his control have demonstrated attempts at "undermining" the 2,000 year old Church doctrine and in particular have shown expressions "of excessive anger at St. John Paul II's remarkable legacy...almost inexplicable."

Amoris Laetitia and Pope Francis's letter to the Argentinean Bishops according to Fitzgibbons an expert in cognitive therapy research, an author of a book on resolving anger and a consultor to the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy in the article says the pope "directly opposes St. John Paul II's...Familiaris Consortio, n. 84, and 2,000 years of Church teaching."[
https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/exploring-the-excessive-anger-at-st.-john-paul-ii]


Besides Francis's current apparent "excessive anger at St. John Paul II's remarkable legacy," the Pope's recent comments on poop eating are now infamous. Many are outraged, but I think the proper response is pity.

Most people don't realize that poop fixation and poop eating are signs of dementia as well as mental illness. To read more on these signs of mental unfitness and other signs of the Pope having dementia because of his apparent confusion between his opinion, Church teaching and objective facts click below:


http://allnurses.com/geriatric-nurses-ltc/coprophagia-and-scatolia-768081.html

http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2016/06/four-cardinals-challenge-pope-heresy.html?m=1

Pope Francis like President Reagan needs to say he will resign his office if he is found mentally unfit.


It appears at the very least the Bishops, Cardinals and Catholic media have to ask the Pope to receive a battery of psychological tests as it appears the 2013 Francis now opposes the 2016 Francis.


At worst they need to ask him to resign for his own good to get the care he needs and for the good of the Church.

It appears the 2016 Francis has made a 100 degree reversal of his position on giving communion to the divorced and remarried that opposes the 2013 Francis position.


Dementia seems a likely cause of this remarkable change of positions.

Pope Francis "Not Against" Gnostic Pelagian Enneagram of Occult Origin

Pope Francis according Austen Ivereigh, his biographer, "knows the enneagram well and is not against it."

The enneagram is a gnostic Pelagian practice of occult origin according to occult and New Age expert Fr. Mitch Pacwa. Pacwa says:
"I have two criticisms [of Enneagram]. First, it's theological nonsense, suffused with Gnostic ideas. For instance, the nine points of the Enneagram are called the "nine faces of God," which become nine demons turned upside down. No one should speak that way. . . . And the way the Enneagram is taught is Pelagian -- self-salvation through a man-made technique, not by God's grace."

"Secondly, this is a psychological system that hasn't been tested by professional psychologists. We have no independent evidence that it's true. As a result, Enneagram experts -- who aren't necessarily aware of the occult aspects -- are making up descriptions as they go along. It's irresponsible to pass this off as true."[https://www.ourladyswarriors.org/dissent/enneagram.htm[
Ironically, according to "The Pope Francis Little Book of Insults" one of the Pope's favorite insults to faithful Catholics is calling them Pelagianist.[http://thatthebonesyouhavecrushedmaythrill.blogspot.ca/2013/12/the-pope-francis-little-book-of-insults.html?m=1]

Deacon Nick Donnelly of EWTN says:

"Ivereigh's claim carries weight as he is the author of a major biography of the Holy Father, The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope. In the light of Ivereigh's claims, it would be helpful to know how Pope Francis responds to serious criticisms of the Enneagram."[https://www.ewtn.co.uk/news/holy-see/is-pope-francis-really-not-against-the-enneagram]

Back in July 28, 2013 CNA/EWTN News reported that Pope Francis was against the enneagram and his apparent current position on giving communion to the divorced and remarried. CNA/ EWTN wrote:

"'He said the psychology-focused tendencies of some spirituality courses and spiritual retreats reduce the encounter with Jesus Christ to “self-awareness,” a “self-centered approach” that “has nothing to do with the missionary spirit.' He mentioned the new age practice of the Enneagram as one example.

He criticized the 'gnostic solution' of elite groups of 'enlightened Catholics' who offer a 'higher spirituality.' He said some advocates of ordaining nuns to the priesthood or of giving communion to the divorced and remarried fall into this error."[http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/embrace-missionary-spirit-pope-tells-latin-american-bishops/]

The Pope at the beginning of his office knew the difference between infallible Catholic doctrine and his personal opinion. Francis appears to possibly be falling into dementia.

Besides Francis's current apparent confusion between his opinion, Church teaching and objective facts, might the Pope's many expressions of anger at those who follow the teachings of Pope John Paul II and the 2,000 years teachings of the Catholic Church be another symptom of dementia?

Dementia.com says a symptom of mid-stage dementia is becoming "angry...perhaps owing to frustration, or they may become overly attached to a certain person." [http://www.dementia.com/symptoms.html]

Psychiatrist and anger expert Richard Fitzgibbons, October 3, at Lifesitenews.com wrote Pope Francis and the Vatican under his control have demonstrated attempts at "undermining" the 2,000 year old Church doctrine and in particular have shown expressions "of excessive anger at St. John Paul II's remarkable legacy...almost inexplicable."

Amoris Laetitia and Pope Francis's letter to the Argentinean Bishops according to Fitzgibbons an expert in cognitive therapy research, an author of a book on resolving anger and a consultor to the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy in the article says the pope "directly opposes St. John Paul II's...Familiaris Consortio, n. 84, and 2,000 years of Church teaching."[https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/exploring-the-excessive-anger-at-st.-john-paul-ii]


Besides Francis's current apparent "excessive anger at St. John Paul II's remarkable legacy," the Pope's recent comments on poop eating are now infamous. Many are outraged, but I think the proper response is pity.

Most people don't realize that poop fixation and poop eating are signs of dementia as well as mental illness. To read more on these signs of mental unfitness and other signs of the Pope having dementia because of his apparent confusion between his opinion, Church teaching and objective facts click below:


http://allnurses.com/geriatric-nurses-ltc/coprophagia-and-scatolia-768081.html

http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2016/06/four-cardinals-challenge-pope-heresy.html?m=1

Pope Francis like President Reagan needs to say he will resign his office if he is found mentally unfit.


It appears at the very least the Bishops, Cardinals and Catholic media have to ask the Pope to receive a battery of psychological tests as it appears the 2013 Francis now opposes the 2016 Francis.


At worst they need to ask him to resign for his own good to get the care he needs and for the good of the Church.


It appears the 2016 Francis has made a 100 degree reversal of his position on giving communion to the divorced and remarried as well as on the enneagram that opposes the 2013 Francis position.


Dementia seems a likely cause of this remarkable change of positions.



Sunday, December 18, 2016

Rosary Saved USA and USSR from Nuclear War, it can Save the Church from the Kasper/Pope Francis Crisis



On EWTN's Fatima series, Fr. Apostoli said that the Rosary and Our Lady saved the world from the Russia's hydrogen bomb rocket, which he said may have been represented in the Third Secret of Fatima as Our Lady stopping the angel from covering the world with flames.
 
The rosary saved the USA and the USSR from nuclear war, it can save the Church from the Kasper/Pope Francis Crisis.

Please pray the rosary and offer your Masses for the Four Cardinals, Pope Francis and most of all for the Church in this crisis.



http://www.opusangelorum.org/Formation/Holyrosary.html

The Soviets, however, did not give up on their plans to take over western countries. Five years later Nikita Krushev visited the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and boasted that he would bury the United States and the Western world. And to emphasize his point, he took off his shoe and pounded it on top of the table.

The West seemed in danger of a Soviet takeover. But Pope John XXIII had read the third secret of Fatima, and so he had authorized the Bishop of Leiria (Fatima) to write to all the bishops of the world, inviting them to join with pilgrims of Fatima on the night of October 12-13, 1960, to pray the Rosary for peace and for Russia’s conversion. About a million pilgrims responded to the request and spent the night outdoors in a bone-chilling rain before the Blessed Sacrament praying the Rosary. And in addition to this, over 300 dioceses throughout the world joined them.

The Rosaries and sacrifices of millions obtained another astonishing intervention. For that same night the Soviets’ new long-range A-bomb missile unexpectedly blew up during a test, killing three hundred top military leaders and scientists. This set back Russia’s nuclear program twenty years.
 


http://www.santorosario.net/power.htm

On October 13, 1960.

Most of us remember the time when Nikita Khrushchev visited the United Nations in October, 1960 and boasted that "they would bury us"—would annihilate us! And to emphasize his boasting, he took off his shoe and pounded the desk before the horrified world assembly.

This was no idle boast. Khrushchev knew his scientists had been working on a nuclear missile and had completed their work and planned on November 1960, the 43rd anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, to present it to Khrushchev.

But here's what happened. Pope John XXIII had opened and read the third Fatima secret given to Sister Lucy. He authorized the Bishop of Leiria (Fatima) to write to all the bishops of the world, inviting them to join with the pilgrims of Fatima on the night of October 12-13, 1960, in prayer and penance for Russia's conversion and consequent world peace.

On the night of October 12-13, about a million pilgrims spent the night outdoors in the Cova da Iria at Fatima in prayer and penance before the Blessed Sacrament. They prayed and watched despite a penetrating rain which chilled them to the bone.

At the same time at least 300 dioceses throughout the world joined with them. Pope John XXIII sent a special blessing to all taking part in this unprecedented night of reparation.

Well, here is what happened. On the night between October 12 and 13, right after his shoe-pounding episode, Khrushchev suddenly pulled up stakes and enplaned in all haste for Moscow, cancelling all subsequent engagements, Why?

Marshall Nedelin, the best minds in Russia on nuclear energy and several government officials were present for the final testing of the missile that was going to be presented to Khrushchev. When countdown was completed, the missile, for some reason or other, did not leave the launch pad. After 15 or 20 minutes, Nedelin and all the others came out of the shelter. When they did, the missile exploded killing over 300 people. This set back Russia's nuclear program for 20 years, prevented all-out atomic warfare, the burying of the U.S.—and this happened on the night when the whole Catholic world was on its knees before the Blessed Sacrament, gathered at the feet of our Rosary Queen in Fatima. Our Lady does not want nuclear war.
 
 


http://www.opusangelorum.org/Formation/Holyrosary.html

The Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary
I. THE POWER OF THE ROSARY

"If I had an army to say the Rosary," Pope Pius IX once said, "I could conquer the world." And he said this because the Rosary, next to the Mass, is the most powerful weapon in the Church’s arsenal.

Now most people are aware that the Christian Navy defeated a large Moslem fleet, against overwhelming odds, at Lepanto on October 7, 1571. And most people are aware that this victory was won because Pope Pius V organized a Rosary procession to pray for the success of the battle. However, most people are unaware of the many amazing victories won through the power of the Rosary in the Twentieth Century. And so it is fitting to study some of these miraculous and divine interventions because this will help us to strengthen our faith in Mary’s intercession and to deepen our trust in the power of her Rosary.

One of the most amazing miracles in history occurred at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, in Hiroshima, Japan. At that time the Americans dropped the first atomic bomb, and it landed just eight city blocks from the Jesuit church of Our Lady of the Assumption. A half million people were killed instantly when the bomb hit, and homes and buildings for miles around were instantly leveled. Yet the Jesuit church and rectory as well as the four Jesuit priests inside it were undamaged and unhurt. Why? Because the priests prayed the Rosary daily.

This miracle, as great as it was, however, was just the beginning of the many wonders that Mary would work through her Rosary in the second half of the twentieth century.

First, there was Austria. After WWII the communists of Russia took over Austria. To shake off this yoke, a Franciscan priest, Fr. Peter Pavlicek, organized a Rosary crusade in 1948. It began on September 12, the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary. Fr. Peter asked for a tithe of Rosaries. He asked that ten percent of all the Austrians pledge to say the Rosary daily until the Soviets left the country. The people of Austria responded generously. They prayed for seven years, and then on May 13, 1955, the Soviets mysteriously just packed up and peacefully left.

The Soviets, however, did not give up on their plans to take over western countries. Five years later Nikita Krushev visited the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and boasted that he would bury the United States and the Western world. And to emphasize his point, he took off his shoe and pounded it on top of the table.

The West seemed in danger of a Soviet takeover. But Pope John XXIII had read the third secret of Fatima, and so he had authorized the Bishop of Leiria (Fatima) to write to all the bishops of the world, inviting them to join with pilgrims of Fatima on the night of October 12-13, 1960, to pray the Rosary for peace and for Russia’s conversion. About a million pilgrims responded to the request and spent the night outdoors in a bone-chilling rain before the Blessed Sacrament praying the Rosary. And in addition to this, over 300 dioceses throughout the world joined them.

The Rosaries and sacrifices of millions obtained another astonishing intervention. For that same night the Soviets’ new long-range A-bomb missile unexpectedly blew up during a test, killing three hundred top military leaders and scientists. This set back Russia’s nuclear program twenty years.

Shortly after this happened, Dona Amelia Basto organized a Rosary campaign in Brazil to save the country from a communist takeover. She managed to recruit 600,000 women in 1962 to say the Rosary in Sao Paulo for peace. And through this demonstration of faith and prayer, the country was spared a communist dictatorship.

Something similar happened in Portugal in 1975. The communist government in that country was peacefully overthrown after a national Rosary crusade for peace was launched.

All these wonders, however, were surpassed on March 25, 1984, when Pope John Paul II called for a Rosary crusade because of the grave danger to world peace at that time. In response to his request, a major "Rosaries for peace" crusade was launched by the Blue Army and other Marian organizations. There was a magnificent response. And on May 13, 1984, one of the largest crowds in Fatima history gathered at the shrine to pray the Rosary for peace. And that very day an explosion at the Soviets’ Severomorsk Naval Base destroyed two-thirds of all the missiles stockpiled for the Soviets’ Northern Fleet. The blast also destroyed the workshops needed to maintain the missiles as well as hundreds of scientists and technicians. Western military experts called it the worst naval disaster the Soviet Navy had suffered since WWII.

Besides this, the Soviet Defense Minister, the mastermind behind the invasion plans, suddenly and mysteriously became seriously ill and then died in December of 1984. Four years later, during the night of May 12, 1988, as thousands prayed the Rosary at Fatima, another mysterious explosion wrecked the only factory that made the rocket motors for the Soviets’ deadly SS 24 long-range missiles, which carry ten nuclear bombs each.

Now all these events, it should be noted, are understandable and explainable only in light of the Fatima apparitions of the Blessed Mother. For when Mary first appeared at the Cova da Ira on May 13, 1917, she said to the children: "Pray the Rosary everyday in order to obtain peace for the world and the end of the war." And at each of the other five apparitions, she said: "Pray the Rosary every day." Also, it should be noted that the Blessed Mother expressly asked for prayers for the conversion of Russia and that she also prophesized that this nation would endanger the peace and security of the entire world if her words were ignored. In the third apparition on July 13, 1917, she warned:

If my wishes are fulfilled, Russia will be converted and there will be peace. If not, Russia will spread her errors throughout the world, promoting wars and persecution of the Church. The good will be martyred, the Holy Father will have much to suffer, and various nations will be annihilated.

And so by making this prophecy, Mary made the Rosary the indispensable and necessary condition for world peace. In other words, there will be no peace in the world–there can be no peace in the world–until the Rosary is prayed on a wide scale.

Before going further, it should be stressed that the Rosary is not only the best protection for countries and societies, but it is also the best protection any individual person could ever hope to have. For St. Louis de Montfort states in his classic book, The Secret of the Rosary:

If you say the Rosary faithfully until death, I do assure you that, in spite of the gravity of your sins, you shall receive a never fading crown of glory. For even if you are now on the brink of damnation, even if you have one foot in hell, even if you have sold your soul to the devil…sooner or later you will be converted and will amend your life and save your soul. If–you say the Rosary devoutly every day of your life.

There are several reasons why this is so. "First, the Rosary leads us to meditate on all the major mysteries in the life of Christ and therefore to adore and thank God for his love and mercy, which is the principal duty of all the faithful. Second, this prayer takes place through the mediation of Mary, which is most pleasing to God, since she is our spiritual Mother." Third, the Rosary puts us into contact with the holy angels. For St. Alphonsus Liguori says that at each Hail Mary the angels are attracted to us, while the devils are repelled. And Pope Leo XIII states that "each time we meditate on the mysteries of our salvation in the Rosary we in some way imitate the sacred duties once committed to the angels. For they revealed each of the mysteries in its due time; they played a great part in them with expressions of joy, of sorrow, and of triumphant exultation." What then, he asks, "could be greater and more delightful than to mediate and pray with the angels by saying the Rosary?"

II. THE POPES ON THE POWER OF THE ROSARY

The popes, then, of modern times beginning with Pius IX, have stressed and explained the power of the Rosary and the need for saying it often. Leo XIII is especially noteworthy in this respect, for he wrote no less than twelve encyclicals on the Rosary, more than any pope before or since. "There is no question, then, that his influence on the Rosary and its development was the most significant to come from a pope." And much of what he said led to "the greatest popularity which the Rosary enjoyed during the high period of its popular development in the first half of the twentieth century." For this reason, it is important to examine some of his statements on the Rosary. First of all, he directed that the Rosary be recited every day in the cathedral of each diocese and on feast days in all parish churches.

Most importantly, however, he explained the power that the Rosary can unlock. For he said, "the Rosary, if devoutly used is bound to benefit not only the individual, but society at large." In addition to this, he went so far as to state that "the Rosary is our best hope, since it can more than anything else implore from God the help that we need." And interestingly, he added, "the Rosary is the best prayer to help the cause of Christian unity."

To sum up his approach to the Rosary, then, he wrote, "There are, of course, more ways than one to win Mary’s protection by prayer, but as for us, we think that the best and most effective way to her lies in her Rosary."

Pope Pius XII echoed Leo XIII’s confidence in the power of the Rosary. He believed its recitation is the key to peace and happiness in our age. For he wrote, "We put great confidence in the Rosary for the healing of the evils that affect our times." In fact, he said, "there is no surer means of calling down God’s blessings upon the family and especially of preserving peace and happiness in the home than the daily recitation of the Rosary."

Later on, Pope John XXIII helped to develop our understanding of the Rosary in new directions. In one document he spoke about the Rosary as "a prayer of love breathed from the heart." And in another he gave us new insights about how to use the Rosary as a form of meditation. He wrote:

The true substance of the well-meditated Rosary consists in a three-fold element that gives unity and cohesion…to the episodes in the life of Jesus and Mary… For in each decade of Hail Marys there is a picture, and for each picture a three-fold emphasis which is simultaneously: mystical contemplation, intimate reflection and pious intention.

Now it should be noted here that John XXIII had a great love for the Rosary and that he used to recite the entire fifteen decades everyday with all of the papal household.

Pope Paul VI carried on the papal tradition of adding new insights to the Rosary. In a sermon to some children who were members of the Living Rosary Association, he explained how the Rosary can improve social life on earth and also help the poor souls in purgatory. "Through your Rosary you can succeed in giving comfort to the sick, in saving the dying, in converting sinners, in helping the missionaries, and in freeing souls from purgatory."

Besides this, he also strongly recommended praying the family Rosary. "There is no doubt," he wrote, "that the Rosary should be considered as one of the best and most powerful prayers in common that the Christian family could recite."

Now everyone is aware of Pope John Paul II’s great love for the Rosary. For he leads the Rosary every First Saturday in St. Peter’s Basilica, and he has been widely quoted as saying that "the Rosary is my favorite prayer." And so he has, in line with the other popes of the Twentieth Century, strongly promoted devotion to the Rosary. He has stated not only that the "Rosary is a privileged means of averting the danger of war and of obtaining the gift of peace from God," but also that the Rosary "dispels the seeds of family disintegration." For this reason he has urged all Catholics, especially families, to pray the Rosary every day. And he has also urged priests to pray the Rosary and to teach their people how to pray it as well.

From the miracles worked through the Rosary in this century and the endorsements given to it by the popes, we can learn something, then, of the great power contained in the Rosary beads.

III. HOW TO SAY THE ROSARY

Now that we have discussed why we should say the Rosary, it is necessary to explain how we should say it, for there are many misconceptions among good Catholics on the best and most effective way to say–or to pray–the Rosary. Fr. Hardon, in a talk given to the Institute For Religious Life a few years ago, offered several interesting, original, and helpful suggestions on how the Rosary might be prayed. In fact, he stated that there are thirty-four different ways in which the Rosary can be said. Most of what follows is adapted from his conference. Not all, however, of the thirty-four different ways are discussed but just some of the more salient points.

1. Frequently. We should try to say the Rosary as often as possible and not just when we feel like it. Otherwise, we will get out of the habit of saying it altogether.

2. Regularly. This means that there should be certain set times in our lives when we pray the Rosary, for example, every morning or evening, every time we drive a car or take a walk, or before or after mass.

3. Intentionally. We should always have an intention in mind when we say the Rosary. In other words, we should always say it for someone or for some specific need.

4. Privately. We should be able to say the Rosary as easily by ourselves as with other people. Some people get into the bad habit of only saying the Rosary with others. And so because of this, they become unable to say it by themselves. The Church, however, encourages individual recitation by granting a plenary indulgence to anyone who says the Rosary in a church, even if it’s done by him or herself alone.

5. Corporately. Some people have the opposite problem, and they dislike saying the Rosary with others, so we must learn to do it both ways. Again, the Church is our guide here because it grants a plenary indulgence to those persons who pray the Rosary together in a group, that is, two or more persons, inside or outside of a church.

6. Meditatively. This is one of the more important aspects of praying the Rosary. It is most fitting to consciously think about what we are doing and meditate closely on the mystery proposed for each decade. For without doing this, says Pope Paul VI, the "Rosary is merely a body without a soul, and its recitation is in danger of becoming a mechanical repetition of formulas and of going counter to the warning of Christ, who said, ‘in praying do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will win a hearing by their many words.’"

For this reason, the very nature of the Rosary, states Paul VI, stresses a "quiet rhythm and a lingering pace…for in this way the unfathomable riches of the mysteries are unfolded." Further on this point of method, St. Louis de Montfort says that "it is not so much the length of the prayer, but rather the fervor with which it is said that pleases Almighty God and touches his heart. For one single Hail Mary that is said properly is worth more than 150 that are badly said."

It should be noted, however, that the Rosary meditation need not be a prolonged reflection. Rather a simple and attentive glance at the mystery is all that is required. A detailed analysis of the mystery and the corresponding prayers is not necessary, for the Hail Marys and Our Fathers should be seen as a kind of background music that gently induces contemplative prayer.

Now before going further, it is helpful if we know exactly what a "mystery" of the Rosary is. The mysteries, quite simply, are merely fifteen different scenes selected from the life of Christ. For these scenes have been found, over the centuries, to have a unique ability to help us understand the most significant events in the life of Christ. And so we can penetrate the truths of the faith more deeply, then, and also learn how to speak the language of God and His angels better by meditating on the fifteen mysteries.

7. Scripturally. From time to time it, it is helpful to say the Scriptural Rosary. "The Scriptural Rosary follows the old medieval custom of assigning a different little thought to each Hail Mary bead. The thoughts are arranged so that the story of each mystery unfolds, bead by bead, in ten consecutive steps. And most importantly, the Scriptural Rosary draws its Hail Mary thought directly from the Old and New Testaments."

8. Attentively. We must resolve to make a serious effort to keep our mind focused on the mystery on which we are supposed to be meditating. For it is very easy to give into distractions and lapse into daydreaming if we are not vigilant. And so before beginning the Rosary, we should, first of all, put ourselves in the presence of God. Also, it is important to be aware on this point that just by looking at the Rosary beads from time to time is often enough to bring us back to reality.

To help us pray with attention, St. Louis de Montfort recommends "that we imagine that not only God is watching us and that our guardian angel is standing at our right hand, taking our Hail Marys, if they are well said, and using them like roses to make crowns for Jesus and Mary–but also that at our left hand is standing a devil who is ready to pounce upon every Hail Mary poorly said, so that he can accuse us before the Judgment Seat of Christ after our death."

9. Instinctively. Our motto should be as follows: "When in doubt, say the Rosary." And so if we are faced with some insurmountable obstacle and do not know what else to do–or if we just have time on our hands because our plane is late or because we are forced to wait extra long for an appointment–then we should instinctively reach for our Rosary beads and begin to pray.

10. Liturgically. It is a good idea to begin the liturgy with a Rosary, for it is an excellent preparation for the Mass as well as an excellent means of thanksgiving afterwards. The Rosary, however, should never be said during any liturgy, especially during the Mass. Elaborating on this point, Pope Paul VI states, "Meditation on the mysteries of the Rosary can be an excellent preparation for the celebration of those same mysteries in liturgical action and can also become a continuing echo of them afterwards." However, he stresses, "it is a mistake to recite the Rosary during the celebration of the liturgy, though unfortunately this practice still persists here and there."

11. Ecclesiastically. There are associations approved by the Church that increase the graces we receive from praying the Rosary. Two in particular should be mentioned.

The first is the Confraternity of the Holy Rosary. This is an organization of hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world who join their prayers with others through the recitation of the Rosary. Each member promises to pray at least fifteen mysteries of the Rosary once a week, but this promise does not bind under the pain of sin. Further, each member includes the intentions not only of all the living members of the association, but also of all the deceased members as well. And so because of this, it is as if you had hundreds of thousands of people praying the Rosary for you throughout the world. This led St. John Vianney to say: "If anyone has the happiness of being in the Confraternity of the Rosary, he has in all corners of the world brothers and sisters who pray for him." And St. Alphonsus Liguori said: "After the Mass, the best means of helping souls in purgatory is to join the Confraternity of the Rosary."

In addition to these benefits, the Dominicans, who oversee the Confraternity, admit all members to a share in the Masses, prayers, penance, and apostolic works of all the Dominican Fathers, brothers, sisters, cloistered nuns, and third-order members throughout the world.

Next, there is the Living Rosary Association. Again, this is a Dominican-sponsored organization. It is administered by the Dominican Nuns of the Perpetual Rosary in Fatima. Members of the Association promise to spend one hour on the same day of each month praying and meditating on the fifteen decades of the Rosary. The hour is called the "Hour of Guard" and constitutes a place among the royal guard of Mary’s great Rosary family.

12. Apostolically. We should try to become Apostles of the Rosary by getting other people to say it. To do this, we must explain the power of the Rosary and the wonders Mary can work through it. To this end, it is helpful to learn something about the lives of the great saints who specialized in promoting the Rosary, such as St. Dominic and St. Louis de Montfort. Also, it would be helpful to know something about the life of Fr. Patrick Peyton, the great modern Apostle of the Rosary. His life and experiences are described in his autobiography, titled All for Her.

13. Expectively. Expect, that is plan, to say the Rosary at specific times and places and for specific intentions. Unless this is done, it is unlikely that our daily Rosary will be prayed.

14. Promisingly. Get into the habit of promising to say the Rosary for others. We must not, however, promise to say more than we can say in a reasonable period of time.

15. Giftfully. Give Rosary beads as a gift to others, especially on first communions, confirmations, and marriages. These are ideal times to introduce or reintroduce people to the Rosary. Also, give Rosaries on birthdays and anniversaries. Most good Catholics have Rosaries, but they can always use another.

16. Needfully. The Rosary is meant to meet all our needs. We should not hesitate, therefore, to concentrate on certain mysteries and associate them with particular problems we may be experiencing in our life. In other words, we should try to relate the specific mysteries of the Rosary to the specific needs of our life.

17. Openly. We should not be shy or ashamed about saying the Rosary in public or holding it in a crowd, for simply walking around with a Rosary in our hand is a kind of evangelization and a witness to the faith. And so on this point we should always keep in mind the words of Christ: "Whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this faithless and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of when he comes in his Father’s glory with the holy angels (Mk 8:38).

IV. CONCLUSION
Now to conclude, we can do no better than to end with the words of Pope Pius X, speaking of the Rosary: "Of all prayers the Rosary is the most beautiful and the richest in graces; of all it is the one which is most pleasing to Mary, the Virgin Most Holy. Therefore love the Rosary and recite it everyday with devotion."

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Does Fr. Blake believe a Editoral Mistake is as "Scandalous" as the Vatican's Gay Orgy & Pro-Abortionist and a Scandal like the Arian Crisis?

-Updated July 14, 2017-

Onepeterfive.com it appears made a mistake in reporting "the story about the Pope submitting his five dubia to Cardinal Muller" according to Muller's denial of the report.

Unfortunately, Muller has a track record of contradicting what those close to him say he said to them.

Reliable Vatican expert and EWTN analyst Edward Pentin reporting on Muller co-worker's puzzlement at his ability to contradict himself wrote:

"Another senior official... told him personally... that what the cardinal states in the interview 'is exactly the contradictory of everything which he said to me on the matter until now.'" ("Cardinal Muller's TV Interview Causes Bewilderment," National Catholic Register, January 9, 2017)

Truth is important. But, how do you get to the truth by quoting someone quoting a person who has a track record for contradicting what he told his closest co-workers "until now."

In my opinion, it was a editorial mistake.

Fr. Ray Blake said the editorial mistake was "as scandalous as stories about sexual deviants having parties in the Vatican" and implicitly "as scandalous" as the apparently pro-abortion head of the Academy for Life not being pro-life on baby Charlie Gard like Francis as well as the papal inner circle supposedly failing to "understand the thinking of the" Pope. (marymagdalen.blogspot, "Nasty Courtiers," July 13, 2017)

Is it really as "scandalous" as "a drug-based homosexual debauched party" in the Vatican and homosexual practice in the Vatican which has "never being worse" than under Francis according to Vatican reporter Pentin?

Is it really as "scandalous" as Francis not firing the apparently pro-abortion head of the Academy for Life who was appointed by Francis?

Is it as "scandalous" as the crisis which Pope Francis and his inner circle has made that is as bad as the Arian crisis?

The current crisis may be worst because the current Pope's personal beliefs appears to be directly countering Church doctrines such as those that state unrepentant persons in mortal sin can't receive Holy Communion or repentance is required to receive God's mercy.

The Kasper/Pope Francis teaching appears to implicitly deny the core infallible doctrine of the Catholic Church that Jesus Christ is God.

The famous Fr. Z thinks the current crisis is at least as bad as the Arian crisis. He said:

"Today we are facing something rather like the Arian crisis in the 4th century.

"Think about it this way.  There are a lot of people – more and more – going over to the position that Christ simply got it wrong about indissolubility of marriage (Kasperites).  That means that He wasn’t divine, right?  Moreover, these same people are reducing Holy Communion to a token of affirmation in the comfortable club we all more or less belong to.  What does that say for their belief in the divinity of the Lord?"

"The questions which are being hotly debated today go waaaaay beyond mere considerations of Communion for one group of sinners in hard cases (the divorced and civilly remarried).  The questions go ultimately to:  Who is Jesus Christ?"

"In the early centuries of the Church this question had to be settled by the Council of Nicea.  There were those who, following the heretical proposition of the priest Arius, believed that Christ was not divine as the Father is divine, that Christ was the greatest of creatures."[http://wdtprs.com/blog/2016/12/6-dec-st-nicholas-snowflake-alert-not-a-safe-space/]

Cardinal Sarah, also, thinks the Kasper proposal counters another core doctrine of the Church: the salvation of souls. He said on Church Militant:

"The answer doesn't lie in vague language about whether the Church should be merciful toward sinners, either, but in whether a sinner has repented and returned to true communion with the Church. Ultimately, said Cdl. Sarah, 'If there's no repentance, there's no mercy.'

What if the sinner, the unrepentant adulterer, decides to receive Communion anyway?

Cardinal Sarah, citing St. Paul, warned, 'If he does so knowingly, and does it of his own will, he eats unto his own condemnation.'"[http://www.churchmilitant.com/news/article/cdl.-sarah-if-theres-no-repentance-theres-no-mercy]

The Church infallibly teaches that the Eucharistic is Jesus Christ who is true God and true man. The Kasper/Pope Francis teaching appears to want unrepentant persons in mortal sin to receive Jesus Christ in Holy Communion.

If this is true, it is an act of sacrilege against Jesus Christ who is God.

Further, they appear to want to get around St Paul when he said  "If he does so knowingly, and does it of his own will, he eats unto his own condemnation."

They are gambling that invincible ignorance and a not well formed conscience might save the unrepentant sinner from condemnation. They are gambling with the eternal salvation of human persons.

As Cardinal Burke said:

"And here we’re talking about the salvation of souls, people being led into error in matters which have to do with their eternal salvation."[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/cardinal-burke-responds-to-dubia-critics-not-a-sign-of-illness-to-care-abou

Friday, December 16, 2016

Catholic Prophecy of "Four Cardinals"

Please take the 19th century German stigmatist Helen Wallraff's prophecy and the other prophecies as well as the interpretations of them with a grain of salt.

Some who have read the prophecies posted below jump to the conclusion that Pope Francis is a anti-pope.

Remember what the great saint and mystic St. John of the Cross said:

Revelation and reason are better guides to truth than visions.

These prophecies are not infallible Church doctrines such as those that state unrepentant persons in mortal sin can't receive Holy Communion or repentance is required to receive God's mercy.

Sadly, these doctrines appear to possibly not be the personal beliefs of the current Pope.

It is possible that Francis has "allowed himself to be confused and mislead" by his advisers as the Catholic Encyclopedia said of Pope Honorius who was condemned for teaching heresy by a General Council and two Popes after his death.

But, Pope Francis is the Pope for better or worst. Unfortunately, he is mostly for the worst. Remember that we have had bad popes before. Just because a pope is bad, it doesn't mean he is a anti-pope.

 of onepeterfive.com makes the best case against Francis being a anti-pope. He counters the sedevacantist best arguments. (Click below and then scroll to comment section)[http://www.onepeterfive.com/return-sankt-gallen-mafia-loyal-opposition/]

Getting back to the stigmatist's prophecy; it is interesting because it predicted four Cardinals accompanying a Pope in a time of crisis.

On November 16, Cardinal Burke on EWTN said the four Cardinal Dubia letter is a means to accompany (to use a Francis word), that is assist and advise, the Pope to reach the fullness of truth. Burke said:

"We have to continue to serve the truth with charity and so especially those of us who are cardinals, who are the principal advisors of the Holy Father, have a very solemn obligation to defend the Church from these kind of attacks at her very foundation. I mean, we have to remember that we’re talking about teaching about marriage and its fruit, the family, and to attack that teaching is to destabilize the whole Church and society in general."[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/cardinal-burke-responds-to-dubia-critics-not-a-sign-of-illness-to-care-abou]

Metaphorically, the stigmatist's prophecy could mean the four Cardinals are helping the Pope flee the circle or bubble of bad advisers surrounding him in Rome.

If ever a 80 year old Pope who makes childish insulting remarks and appears to possibly have dementia, as I have documented in other posts, needed to flee his "advisers," it is Francis.

19th century German stigmatist Helen Wallraff's prophecy and other prophecies as well as interpretations of them:


CATHOLIC PROPHECY

THE COMING
CHASTISEMENT


by
Yves Dupont

"|i 67. Helen Wallraff ( 19th century). 'Some day a pope will
flee from Rome in the company of only four cardinals . . .
and they will come to Koeln [Cologne].'

Comment: This prophecy lends credibility to what I have
said before: only four cardinals will be with the Pope. The
other faithful cardinals will be isolated in various countries,
and unable to communicate because of the chaotic conditions
prevailing then, and they will be in no position to elect a new
Pope when the Pope of that time dies in his exile. As a result,
the Roman anti-pope will be able to persuade many Catholics
that he is the true Pope. This prophecy says that the Pope
will come to Cologne (Koeln in German). There are others,
too, which say that he will go to Germany; but many more
insist that he will go overseas. Perhaps, he will go to Germany
before going overseas."
[https://archive.org/stream/CatholicProphecy/CatholicProphecy_djvu.txt]


"Nun Emmerich (19th century): I also saw the Holy Father– God-fearing and prayerful. Nothing left to be desired in his appearance, but he was weakened by old age and by much suffering (Dupont p. 68).

The Prophecy of Premol (5th century): And I see the King of Rome and his Cross and his tiara, shaking the dust off of his shoes, and hastening his flight to other shores. Thy Church, O Lord, is torn apart by her own children. One camp is faithful to the fleeing Pontiff, the other is subject to the new government of Rome which has broken the tiara. But Almighty God will, in His mercy, put an end to this confusion and a new age will begin. Then, said the Spirit, this is the beginning of the End of Time.

Comment: From this prophecy, it is clear that the true Church will be faithful to the Pope in exile; whereas the new Pope in Rome will be, in fact, an anti-pope…a large number of Catholics will be misled into accepting the leadership of the anti-pope (Dupont, pp. 72-73). {Note the comment is from Dupont personally}.

So if the current pope flees and goes to Cologne (Germany) he might fulfill those prophecies.
So, the above does give the Roman Catholics “wiggle room” if there remains more than one pope left. But if there is only one, the next one would likely be the False Prophet of Revelation 16:13.
Notice also the following prophecy:

St. Malachy (12th century): During the persecution of the Holy Roman Church, there will sit upon the throne, Peter the Roman…the City of Seven Hills (Rome) will be utterly destroyed
Certain Catholic prophecies warn that a major “antipope” is to come—and since this has not happened—they could be interpreted to mean that the next pope is likely to be an antipope:
Anna-Katarina Emmerick (19th century): I saw again a new and odd-looking Church which they were trying to build. There was nothing holy about it… (Dupont, p. 116)

Yves Dupont {writer interpreting A. Emmerick}: They wanted to make a new Church, a Church of human manufacture, but God had other designs…The Holy Father shall have to leave Rome, and he shall die a cruel death. An anti-pope shall be set up in Rome (Dupont, p. 116).
[https://m.facebook.com/PenguPirateChristoBell/posts/132276816922942:0]





    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Dementia Signs: Pope Francis's Comments on Poop Eating and Priests Caressing Children

    Pope Francis's comments on poop eating are now infamous. Many are outraged, but I think the proper response is pity.

    Most people don't realize that poop fixation and poop eating are signs of dementia as well as mental illness. To read more on these signs of metal unfitness and other signs of the Pope having dementia click below:

    http://allnurses.com/geriatric-nurses-ltc/coprophagia-and-scatolia-768081.html

    http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2016/06/four-cardinals-challenge-pope-heresy.html?m=1

    Pope Francis like President Reagan needs to say he will resign his office if he is found mentally unfit.


    It appears at the very least the Bishops, Cardinals and Catholic media have to ask the Pope to receive a battery of psychological tests. 

    At worst they need to ask him to resign for his own good to get the care he needs and for the good of the Church.

    Pitifully, Francis's unbalanced comments continued on December 9 when he spoke of "healthy" priests caressing children. He said:

    “Once, a person told me what kind of priest a man was by the attitude they had with children: if they knew how to caress a child."[
    http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2016/12/09/pope_francis_rigidity,_worldliness_a_disaster_for_priests/1277926]
     

    Fr. John Hunwicke speaking on this
    comment and others said it best:

    "Fr Z also provided a link to a sermon preached by Papa Bergoglio in the Domus Sanctae Marthae. Coming as it does so soon after publication of the Sovereign Pontiff's words about shit-eating, this puerile and unbalanced attack upon those the pope appears to enjoy hating seems to me ... I feel compelled by Canon 212 paragraph 3 and the Holy Father's own often expressed desire for Parrhesia to say this ... to raise disturbing questions about Pope Francis' mind." [http://liturgicalnotes.blogspot.com/2016/12/is-fr-z-important.html?m=1]

    Unfortunately, the Pope's unbalanced words have consequences.

    It is possible for mentally unfit priests to use Pope Francis's comments on "healthy" priests caressing children to justify sex abuse.


    It is possible for these sick clerics to use chapter 8 of "Amoris Laetitia" to justify "irregular relationships" involving children.

    Sadly, the logical consequence of the apparent confused teachings of Francis, not just a mentally unfit priest's diseased mind, could lead one to imagine a press conference, using the reductio ad absurdum method of reasoning, where the Pope
     said:

    "I was wrong to say that priests that have irregular relationships with children are committing sex abuse and committing mortal sin.

    That is not merciful.

    These priests may be in a state of grace and they might be able to stay in these irregular relationships and receive Holy Communion, but with discernment and in limited situations.

    Amoris Laetitia says those who 'hid[e] behind the Church’s teachings, sitting on the chair of Moses and judging at times with superiority and superficiality.' Therefore,  'it is not enough simply to apply moral laws . . . as if they were stones to throw at people’s lives.'

    The priests 'may know full well the rule, yet . . . be in a concrete situation which does not allow him or her to act differently and decide otherwise without further sin' (AL 301).

    Remember the difference between objective sin and subjective guilt. Since there are in priests lives 'mitigating factors . . . it can no longer simply be said that all those in any ‘irregularsituation' – such as priests that have irregular relationships with children   – 'are living in a state of mortal sin and are deprived of sanctifying grace' (AL 301).

    As I said we 'find it hard to make room for the consciences of the faithful' (AL 37).

    The priests 'may know full well the rule, yet . . . be in a concrete situation which does not allow him or her to act differently and decide otherwise without further sin' (AL 301).

    'Since ‘time is greater than space,’ I would make it clear that not all discussions of doctrinal, moral or pastoral issues need to be settled by interventions of the magisterium.'(Amoris Laetitia 3).

    I understand that the rigorists want black and white rules for priests that have irregular relationships with children and 'I understand those who prefer a more rigorous pastoral care which leaves no room for confusion' (AL 308)."

    "In logic, reductio ad absurdum (Latin for "reduction to absurdity"; or argumentum ad absurdum, "argument to absurdity") is a form of argument which attempts either to disprove a statement by showing it inevitably leads to a ridiculous, absurd, or impractical conclusion."[
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reductio_ad_absurdum]

    Monday, December 05, 2016

    In-depth Explanation of Dubia Consequences for Pope Francis including "Removing him from Office"

    Author Dr. John R. T. Lamont, Ph. D., a Canadian Catholic philosopher and theologian, in the article "Considerations on the dubia of the four cardinals" for Rorate Caeli explains the Catholic dubia process and the possibility that Pope Francis could be removed from office. He said:  

    "Some might argue that the dubia and other criticisms of Amoris Laetitia that have been made already suffice as warnings to Pope Francis, and hence that he can now be judged to be guilty of the canonical crime of heresy. These criticisms might be said to make it clear to informed observers that Pope Francis is in fact a heretic rather than simply in error. But for juridical purposes – especially for the very serious purpose of judging a Pope to be a heretic – they do not suffice. The evidence needed for a juridical judgment of such gravity has to take a form that is entirely clear and beyond dispute. A formal warning from a number of members of the College of Cardinals that is then disregarded by the Pope would constitute such evidence.

    The possibility of a Pope being canonically guilty of heresy has long been admitted in the Church. It is acknowledged in the Decretals of Gratian, the foundational work of canon law composed in the 12th century. The Decretals were incorporated in the Corpus Iuris Canonici, of which they form the first part.
    Gratian states:

    If the Pope, remiss in his duties and neglectful of his and his neighbour’s salvation, gets caught up in idle business, and if moreover, by his silence (which actually does more harm to himself and everyone else), he leads innumerable hordes of people away from the good with him, he will be beaten for eternity with many blows alongside that very first slave of hell. However, no person can presume to convict him of any transgressions in this matter, because, although the Pope can judge everyone else, no one may judge him, unless he, for whose perpetual stability all the faithful pray as earnestly as they call to mind the fact that, after God, their own salvation depends on his soundness, is found to have strayed from the faith.[10] (Gratian, Decretum, Part 1, Distinction 40, Chapter 6.)

    Various explanations have been proposed of how a Pope can be removed from office if he commits the canonical crime of heresy. The explanations seek to explain how the Pope can lose office without being judged by any of his inferiors in the Church on earth. The simplest and possibly the best explanation that has been offered is that the Pope by pertinaciously maintaining heresy effectively removes himself from office. However, all these explanations agree that a Pope who is juridically guilty of heresy can and must be removed from office. There is no dispute among Catholic theologians on this point – even among theologians like Bellarmine who do not think that a Pope is in fact capable of being a heretic.
     
                It is to be hoped that the correction of Pope Francis does not have to proceed this far, and that he will either reject the heresies he has announced or resign his office. Removing him from office against his will would require the election of a new Pope, and would probably leave the Church with Francis as an anti-Pope contesting the authority of the new Pope. If Francis refuses to renounce either his heresy or his office, however, this situation will just have to be faced."
     
    To read the whole article click below: