Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Why do Francis Catholics become Liberals then Modernists?

Francis apologist Mike Lewis of the Where Peter Is website who is also an apologist for Communion for adulterers and pachamama worship has finally shown me how so-called "conservative" Francis Catholics become first liberal Catholics and finally Modernist heretics.

The answer appears to be that they reject Thomistic realism and it's principle of non-contradiction as applied to the infallible teachings of the Church.

Instead they believe in Cardinal John Henry Newman's speculations on "Development of Doctrine" as well as his nominalist philosophy which denies the principle of non-contradiction as more infallible than the actual infallible Church teachings against such teachings as Communion for adulterers, idolatry and others.

Most Francis Catholics don't have enough philosophical background or plain common sense to realize this is what they are doing.

But, seemingly some realize their nominalism even as they mask it in the religious language of GROWTH and DEVELOPMENT which apparently was condemned by the infallible Council of Vatican I.

Lewis explains Newman's nominalist thinking:

"Newman himself spoke of the need to understand that doctrine might not DEVELOP [my capitalization] in a way that we can anticipate or in a way that our preconceived notions are prepared to accept."
(Where Peter Is, "The shock of developing doctrine: A response to Fr. Dwight Longenecker, May 22, 2018)

Although, I respect Cardinal Newman as a historian for his chronicling of St. Athanasius as well as the Arian crisis and use his historical work as good history, it appears that there is a problem with his philosophy which make problematic his theological idea of development of doctrine.

According to two scholars, Newman's philosophy appears to be tinted with nominalism.

Cardinal Johannes Willebrands who took part in Vatican II said:

"Newman was in fact a convinced individualist. The individual always supersedes the universal, the individual is the only reality... This doctrine is at odds with the doctrine of Saint Thomas Aquinas and amounts to nominalism."
(So, What's New About Scholasticism? How Neo-Thomism Helped Shape the Twentieth Century," Last chapter, books.google.com)

Also, scholar Jay Newman wrote:

"When he tells us that common nouns stand for what is non-existing and speaks of the mind's gift 'of bringing before it abstractions and generalizations, which have no existence, no counterpart, out of it.' Newman is letting us know that he has rejected the metaphysical 'realism' of the scholastics in favor of the 'nominalism' of the British empiricist school."
(The Mental Philosophy of John Henry Newman, Page 40)

Nominalism according to Wikipedia is defined as the philosophy that there "is a concept in the mind, rather than a real entity [objective truth] existing independently of the mind."

In terms of truth and Catholic doctrine nominalism means Church teachings can change or GROW that is "DEVELOP," but in Newman's system the growth can't contradict the previous accepted doctrine, but THE BIG QUESTION IS how can one who rejects Thomism as well as realism by being a nominalist then seriously speak of contradiction.

Even more important, "Development of Doctrine" is a speculation that apparently contradicts the infallible teaching of Vatican I.

The important American theologian Fr. Joseph Fenton who did his doctoral dissertation under the great Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange and was a collaborator with Cardinal Alfredo Ottaviani explained the problem with this speculation:

"The statement that our Catholic dogma or doctrine is the growth or the development of the seed planted by the Apostles would seem to be seriously objectionable. According to the Vatican Council [Vatican I] the Holy Father has been empowered to teach infallibly, NOT the GROWTH or the DEVELOPMENT [my capitalizations] of the primitive Christian teaching, but the 'revelation delivered through the Apostles, or deposit of Faith' itself."
(American Ecclesiological Review article, 1953)

It appears that the so-called "conservative" and "moderate" Francis Catholics like Lewis by thinking Newman's "Development of Doctrine" is infallible dogma when it is only speculation by someone who was tinted with the false philosophy of nominalism eventually become liberal Catholics and finally Modernist heretics by rejecting the Law of Non-contradiction and immutable eternal truth.

The great theologian Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange explained Modernism:

"One sees the danger of the new definition of truth, no longer the adequation of intellect and reality but the conformity of mind and life... Truth is no more immutable than man himself inasmuch as it is evolved with him... One understands why Puis X said of modernists: 'they pervert the eternal concept of truth."
(Archive.irg, Catholic Family News Reprint Series, "Where is the New Theology")

Moreover, Dante scholar and Editor in Chief of The Catholic Thing Robert Royal explained that Lewis and all Communion for adulterers Francis Catholics need God to "repeal the Law of Non-contradiction":

"Pope Francis... listens to... Cardinals Maradiaga, Marx and Kasper. The last in particular seems more and more incoherent and yet as he tries to explain precisely why marriage is indissoluble and yet those in a second sexual relationship - though not a marriage - may be absolved and return to receiving Communion. The only way that's possible is if God repeals the Law of Non-contradiction. I don't think that's on his to-do list."
(Fr. Z's Blog, "Good comments on Card. Burke and a serious translation error," November 10, 2014)

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Br. Buguolo has "been Tasked by Bishop Gracida to Contact one of" the "40 to 70" Silent Fearful Anti-Francis Cardinals & Brother asks for Volunteers

One of the great heroes in the present crisis canon law expert Br. Alexis Bugnolo said in the comment section of the Catholic Monitor that he has "been tasked by Bishop [Rene] Gracida to contact one of" the "40 to 70" silent fearful anti-Francis Cardinals who are silent because of their petrifying fear of Francis and his Vatican as reported by Vatican Expert Edward Pentin.

Br. Buguolo is asking for lobbying "volunteers [for] a team to do this work":

"The intelligence gathered by Fred here is an action item for the whole Church. WE NEED TO IDENTIFY AND CONTACT these 40 to 70 Cardinals and get them to call an imperfect Synod."

"I have been tasked by Bishop Gracida to contact one of them, I would appreciate volunteers forming a team to do this work. Blogging is not going to solve the process, we must move to lobbying. I would especially invite experts in this practice who realize that getting the problems solved at the Vatican is the best strategy for human salvation right now."
[http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2019/12/is-fear-factor-keeping-francis-in-power.html?m=1]

I would, also, like to encourage Br. Bugnolo and others to contact Fr. David Nix. He has publicly stated on his blog that he knows one cardinal who probably supports Bishop Gracida's Open Letter to the Cardinals as well as possibly Brother's in-depth thesis "Munus and Ministerium: A Textual Study of their Usage in the Code of Canon Law" on the Pope Benedict XVI's resignation. I exchanged emails with him. I cannot speak on what our email exchange was about because he has not given me permission, but it might be important for someone besides me to contact him. Fr. Nix's blog is padreperegrino.org.

Moreover, the following two commenters in the comment section of the Catholic Monitor gave more excellent "action items" for Catholic lay people, bloggers and journalists:

Why not simply write an old-fashioned letter to ALL cardinals as all bishops as well with a clear message/question demanding to act?
Plus publishing the same letter as an open letter, asking as many as possible Catholic sites, blogs and papers (even those which justly can be considered with small "c") in many languages, or at least world languages as English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portugees, Latin too...

In That way they should be able to see that there is a certain, nay, a GREAT amount of the Faithfull Catholics in the world who really cares. And will support them in everything they need.

I suggest that also all online participants in this supports each others with simply putting the links bellow their article (open letter) of all others who are doing the same.

That will be a lot of work indeed, and requires a good coordinating, but with God's grace we can do that!

"Quid ergo dicemus ad haec? si Deus pro nobis, qui contra nos?" (Romans 8,31)

Ivan Tomas
Investigative journalists should also deepen and intensify their work and expose the truth

Br. Bugnolo and the two commenters gave their "action items" in the following post:

Is "Petrifying" Fear Keeping Francis, the King of the "Fear Factor," in Power?


Today, Crux's headline was "Church must deal with ‘fear factor’ keeping bad bishops in power." The pro-gay website said:

“'Fear' is a word you see a lot in the 60-page report on Bishop Michael Bransfield, which was published on Monday by the Washington Post."

"... The report is a tale of an often-intoxicated predator, freely spending the diocese’s money, with no check on his power."

"This behavior, according to the report, even predated Bransfield’s time as a bishop, with reports of misbehavior going back to his time at Washington’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where he spent most of his priestly career before his episcopal appointment."

"Witnesses reported sexual comments, unwanted touching, and other harassment and abuse throughout Bransfield’s career, but no one said anything.'

"... Why? Fear."
"Priests and seminarians knew their careers were in the hands of the bishop; this is especially true of seminarians, who could easily be denied ordination if they reported Bransfield’s behavior."

"... In other words, it’s easy for a bad bishop to use fear to act with impunity, as we have seen not only in the career of Bransfield, but also with that of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick - a co-consecrator of Bransfield - and the deceased founder of the Legion of Christ, Father Marcial Maciel Degollado. (coincidentally, the Legion just published its own report on sexual abuse within their religious congregation.)"

"More troubling is the story behind the publication of the report. Although written in February, it has not been officially released by the Church. Officials in Wheeling-Charleston and Baltimore have told the press the report is the property of the Holy See, and not theirs to release - and according to the Post, have even refused to give it to civil authorities that have requested the document"
[https://cruxnow.com/news-analysis/2019/12/church-must-deal-with-fear-factor-keeping-bad-bishops-in-power/ ]

Why would Francis's Vatican not release the "fear factor" report?

Might it be because Francis is the king of the "fear factor"?

Remember when Vatican Expert Edward Pentin reported "40 to 70 Cardinals" are silent because of their petrifying fear of Francis and his Vatican. Pentin said:

"I was told earlier this year by a senior prelate that there is great concern by a good number of Cardinals about this pontificate and I also heard from another well placed source that... their estimate of about 40 to 70 Cardinals want a change, they are very concern, but they are simply petrified about speaking out."
(Fr. Z's Blog, November 4, 2017, "Edward Pentin's talk at the Catholic Identity Conference 2017," Quote from video in post)

That these Cardinals by their silence appear willing to betray their most cherish beliefs is the conclusion one gets from the video.

Even one source told Pentin that they know that they will have to answer to God on why they were silent during this crisis.

Fr. Z speaking of the video and Pentin said:

"Edward Pentin – at present the best English language Vaticanista in Rome – gave a talk at a conference."

"There is a video of his talk. You might give it a shot."

"Pentin, a sharp and reasonable guy, touches on a lot of sore points."

"We have to stop blowing happy gas all around, as if everything in the Church was great. It’s not great."



These Cardinals that Pentin speaks of in the video by their silence appear willing to betray their most cherish beliefs.

In fact, Francis appointed Cardinal Blase Cupich said that bishops and Catholics must betray their most "cherished beliefs" which he associates with "and long-held biases" to follow Francis:

“It is our job to take up that discernment. It takes time. It involves discipline. Most importantly it requires that we be prepared to let go of cherished beliefs and long-held biases.” (November 2, 2017, LifeSiteNews, "Catholics must let go of ‘cherished beliefs’ to ‘discern’ like Pope Francis: U.S. Cardinal" [https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/catholics-must-let-go-of-cherished-beliefs-to-discern-like-pope-francis-u.s])

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary and for the courageous Br. Bugnolo's important work and especially for his personal safety.  
 

Is Effeminate Francis's Amoris Laetitia the Mother of the Explicit Francis-Homoheresy and the Implicit Francis-Sex-Abuse Heresy?

A true physical or spiritual father when his children are abused or being lead on a destructive path will defend his children from the abusers or promoters of evil paths that will lead them to hell.

If he only cries because the children have been abused as Francis did with the Chilean sex abuse victims, but doesn't defend them from the priest sex abusers and the bishops who protect them then he is not acting like a man.

Francis showed he is effeminate by not having a manly and fatherly heart that is outraged by the evil of his spiritual children being sexually abused.

Francis is not behaving like Jesus Christ who declared:

"It were better for him, that a millstone were hanged about his neck and he cast into the sea, than that he should scandalize one of these little ones."

Former federal investigator Leon J. Podles, Ph.D., thinks that the bishops don't behave like Jesus or even like men.

Being amazed at how bishops in the Church are effeminate, Podles wrote:

"Gilbert Kilman, a child psychiatrist, commented, 'What amazes me is the lack of outrage the church feels when its good work is being harmed. So, if there is anything the church needs to know, it needs to know how to be outraged.'"

"Mark Serrano confronted Bishop Frank Rodimer, asking why he had let his priest-friend Peter Osinski sleep with boys at Rodimer’s beach house while Rodimer was in the next bedroom: 'Where is your moral indignation?'”

"Rodimer’s answer was, 'Then I don’t get it. What do you want?' What Serrano wanted Rodimer to do was to behave like a man with a heart, a heart that is outraged by evil. But Rodimer couldn’t; his inability to feel outrage was a quality that had helped make him a bishop. He would never get into fights, never rock the boat, never 'divide' but only 'unify.'” [http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=22-06-012-v]

Leon J. Podles, Ph.D., thinks the effeminate church began before Francis with John Paul II who showed sorrow like Francis, but never behaved like a man with a heart that was outraged at the evil. He failed to remove sex abusing high ranking clerics like Fr. Marcial Maciel:

"He [John Paul] publicly apologized for the errors of remote predecessors, but would not apologize for his own errors and the errors of the bishops he had appointed, errors in governing the Church that allowed the abuse to go on." [https://www.google.com/amp/s/billcork.wordpress.com/2007/12/13/review-of-leon-podles-sacrilege-sexual-abuse-in-the-catholic-church/amp/#ampshare=https://billcork.wordpress.com/2007/12/13/review-of-leon-podles-sacrilege-sexual-abuse-in-the-catholic-church/]

Benedict XVI was the last pope to act like a man. He confronted the sex abusers and the bishops who protected them.

He had a heart of a man and true spiritual father when he showed outrage and called them "filth." He removed the sex abuser Fr. Maciel and set up a system to remove predator priests and the bishops who protect them.

Podles shows this is how a true Catholic man and follower of Jesus Christ acts:

"Aquinas, too, says that 'lack of the passion of anger is also a vice' because a man who truly and forcefully rejects evil will be angry at it. The lack of anger makes the movement of the will against evil 'lacking or weak.' He quotes John Chrysostom: 'He who is not angry, whereas he has cause to be, sins. For unreasonable patience is the hotbed of many vices, it fosters negligence, and incites not only the wicked but the good to do wrong.'”  [http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=22-06-012-v]

Unfortunately, Benedict's fatherly defense of abuse victims was "dismantled" as journalist Hilary White, on January 25, 2017 reported.

Francis "has all but completely dismantled" the "effective" reforms instituted against clerical sex abuse by Benedict:

"Benedict installed effective procedural reforms on clerical sex abuse; Francis... has all but completely dismantled or reversed those changes... Benedict 'had defrocked or suspended more than 800 priests for past sexual abuse between 2009 and 2012'... His reforms specifically included bishops who refused to act against priest-abusers... 'This Pope has removed two to three bishops per month'... These reforms - and - removals - have ceased entirely under Francis."
(Remnant, "Pope Francis Accused of Inaction in Notorious Sex Abuse Cases, January 25, 2017)

Moreover, Francis has acted even more effeminate than the effeminate Cardinal Bernard Law who is the media face of bishops who protect predator priests. Here is a list:

- Francis accused the victims of calumny. Law did not.

- Francis said he had not received any evidence about the sex abuse case when a member of his inner circle of nine Cardinals and chief adviser on sex abuse personally deliver a letter of evidence to him. Law never did anything close to this.

- A credible victim alleged that the bishop, Francis had defended, not only covered-up, but kissed the predator priest and watched the sex abuse which in effect is a form of sex abuse. Law never defended any priest who did such things.

- Imagine the outcry that John Paul II would have had if he defended Cardinal Law if a credible victim had alleged that Law had not only covered-up, but kissed the predator priest and watched the sex abuse which in effect is a form of sex abuse.

- Imagine the outraged that John Paul II would have had if his perfect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who was Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was Francis's CDF perfect Archbishop Luis Ladaria Ferrer who was protected by Francis's Vatican from going to trial back on April 4, 2017 in France for "complicity in alleged cover-up" of paedophile priest Fr. Bernard Preynat. (Business Standard, "French cardinal, Vatican official to stand trial for paedophile cover-up," September 19, 2017)

- Over "1300 Catholics in Osorno [the diocese where Francis appointed Barros to be bishop], along with 30 diocesan priests, and 120 members of the Chilean Parliament sent a letter to Francis urging him to rescind the appointment of Bishop Barros."((Remnant, "Vatican Watch... So Much for Pope's Child Protection Commission," July 12, 2016). Francis called the Barros protesters "dumb." Law never did anything close to this.

- Francis overturned the Benedict XVI appointed CDF sex abuse ruling to bar Juan Barros from the office of bishop and then appointed him bishop of Osorno. Law never did anything close to this.

- Francis "has all but completely dismantled" the "effective" reforms instituted against clerical sex abuse by Benedict. Law never did anything close to this.

Effeminacy is the problem because the un-fatherly Francis is abusing his clerical authority to enable gay sex abusers and not protect the victims of sex-abuse. So if he is going to call the sex abuse crisis clericalism then the finger points right at him and his Amoris Laetitia which is the mother of all Francis-heresies including explicitly the Francis-homoheresy and implicitly the Francis-sex-abuse heresy.

That Francis and his appointed Vatican consultant gay activist Fr. James Martin,  wittingly or unwittingly, are using Amoris Laetitia language to building a bridge from homosexuality to sex-abuse using "Bergoglianism" talking points which can clearly be seen when you substitute the word pedophile for gay or LGBT and other gay activist language as quoted from Martin's World Meeting of Families (WMOF) speech in the Catholic Herald:

- Headline: "Fr. James Martin critiques ['pedophilephobic'] pastors at WMOF"

- "'[W]elcome [pedophile] persons'... into parish life."

- "Don't reduce [pedophile] people to the call to chastity."

-"The priest said those with ['pedophilephobic'] pastors, 'either silently or overtly,' are 'out of luck.'"

-"[L]isten to [pedophile] parishioners;. 'trust that the Holy Spirit will guide them'... rather than 'simply repeating Church teachings without considering their [pedophile] lived experience."
(Catholic Herald, August 23, 2017)

Don't forget Church Militant's September 20, 2017 headline where we substitute pedophile for homosexual:

- "Father Martin: [Pedophiles] not Bound to Chastity"

The point is there is no reason under the sun not to justify pedophile behavior if one uses Martin and Francis language in justifying gay behavior in the Church.

There is no reason not to justify pedophile crimes using Francis/Martin-speak when one substitutes pedophile for gay:

- "Who am I to judge" [pedophiles].

- "God made you like this" [pedophiles].

- That is the "lived experience" of [pedophiles].

- [Pedophile] "discrimination... should be avoided."

Again, there is no reason under the sun not to justify pedophilia behavior if one uses Francis's Amoris Laetitia language in justifying homosexual behavior in the Church.

What Fr. Z says of Martin applies to Francis and in the long run to pedophilia and gay sex abuse:

"[T]his is part of a larger, concerted effort to normalize sodomy, which is a sin that 'cries to heaven'... Martin's talk is a nightmare of manipulation and misdirection... they use 'lived experience' to justify whatever the hell they want."
(Fr.Z's Blog, "@JamesMartinSJ talk at #WMOF18," August 23, 2018)

The Francis/Martin Amoris Laetitia language "is a nightmare of manipulation and misdirection" that is a bridge to hell.

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Is Archbishop Lenga in Schism & can a Bishop be "Suspended" by another Bishop?

-Updated March 25, 2020

Archbishop Jan Lenga rejected "being de facto suspended by Wioclawek  Bishop Wieslaw Meeting, Poland."
(Glovia.tv, "Archbishop Lenga will not Respect Sanctions,"  February 25, 2020)

There are reports that Texas Bishop Rene Gracida supports Archbishop Lenga, but the Catholic Monitor hasn't been able to confirm those reports.

Is Archbishop Lenga in schism as some are stating for claiming Pope Benedict XVI's resignation was invalid thus Francis is an antipope?

It must be remembered in history that St. Bernard of Clairvaux claimed the supposed pope in Rome was an antipope as Lenga is doing and was declared correct by an imperfect council which he headed.

Was St. Bernard in schism?

The Arian heretics were saying the same thing about St. Athanasius. That he was in schism.

The saint was resisting the Arian heretic bishops even apparently outside the valid pope's approval.

It appears that Archbishop Lenga may force the cardinals and bishops to do an investigation and call an imperfect council into the validity of the Francis's papacy because a bishop cannot suspend a bishop. Only a pope can suspend a bishop.

But, Lenga states Benedict is still pope because of a invalid resignation and therefore Francis isn't pope according to the archbishop.

Cardinal John Henry Newman it appears showed that a validly appointed bishop can't suspend another validly appointed bishop.

Newman said Athanasius ordained priests against the authority of the Arian heretical bishops who were validly appointed bishops.

In fact, scholar Joseph Bingham on page 98 in "The Antiquities of the Christian Church" said:

"Athanasius... made no scruples to ordain... [Bishop] Euesebius of Samosata... ordained bishops also in Syria and Cilicia."

Moreover, Newman in his "The Development of Christian Doctrine" denied that Bishop Athanasius's "interference" in the dioceses of the heretical Arian bishops was schism:

"If interference is a sin, division which is the cause of it is a greater; but where division is a duty, there can be no sin interference."
(Gutenberg.org, "An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine," Sixth Edition)

Was Doctor of the Church St. Athanasius a schismatic?

Moreover, serious scholars are claiming Francis is a material heretic. The 19 Scholar's Open Letter say that Francis is a material heretic which also brings into play the Bellarmine and Francis de Sales option of declaring an explicit heretical pope self-deposed.

Bishop Gracida's Open Letter to the Cardinals analysing and quoting Pope John Paul II's Universi Dominici gregis questions the validity of the Francis conclave calling for an cardinal investigation into the validity of the Francis conclave.

Latin language expert Br. Alexis Bugnolo's in-depth thesis "Munus and Ministerium: A Textual Study of their Usage in the Code of Canon Law of 1983" using exhaustive quotations from canon law showing why canon law explicitly states that ministerium and munus cannot be synonyms that mean the exact same thing or nearly the same thing thus denying the validity of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation.

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Do Francis & Parolin want to turn Italy into a Totalitarian Regime like China in Terms of Censorship?

On Friday, Church Militant reported that Francis's Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin apparently endorsed the extreme leftist and pro-gay movement Sardines.

Parolin said of the leftist movement "it's important to value all that is actually good in these movements."

The extreme leftist Sardines are demanding unlimited mass immigration lawlessness and conservative politician censorship according to Church Militant:

"The protesters demand... repeal of the [anti-unlimited mass immigration] 'Security Degree's... [totalitarian-like conservative politician censorship by] regulation [of] social [internet] platforms."
(Church Militant, Vatican Supports Pro- Migrant, Anti- Salvini Movement," December 27, 2019)

This is the same Francis and Parolin who have betrayed the Chinese Catholic underground Church to the totalitarian Communist Chinese regime which is known for extreme censorship.

Do Francis and Parolin want to turn Italy into a totalitarian regime like China in terms of censorship?

Imagine if Pope Puis XII's Secretary of State had said of Hitler's totalitarian Nazi movement "it's important to value all that is actually good in these movements."

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Is "Petrifying" Fear Keeping Francis, the King of the "Fear Factor," in Power?

Today, Crux's headline was "Church must deal with ‘fear factor’ keeping bad bishops in power." The pro-gay website said:

“'Fear' is a word you see a lot in the 60-page report on Bishop Michael Bransfield, which was published on Monday by the Washington Post."

"... The report is a tale of an often-intoxicated predator, freely spending the diocese’s money, with no check on his power."

"This behavior, according to the report, even predated Bransfield’s time as a bishop, with reports of misbehavior going back to his time at Washington’s Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, where he spent most of his priestly career before his episcopal appointment."

"Witnesses reported sexual comments, unwanted touching, and other harassment and abuse throughout Bransfield’s career, but no one said anything.'

"... Why? Fear."
"Priests and seminarians knew their careers were in the hands of the bishop; this is especially true of seminarians, who could easily be denied ordination if they reported Bransfield’s behavior."

"... In other words, it’s easy for a bad bishop to use fear to act with impunity, as we have seen not only in the career of Bransfield, but also with that of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick - a co-consecrator of Bransfield - and the deceased founder of the Legion of Christ, Father Marcial Maciel Degollado. (coincidentally, the Legion just published its own report on sexual abuse within their religious congregation.)"

"More troubling is the story behind the publication of the report. Although written in February, it has not been officially released by the Church. Officials in Wheeling-Charleston and Baltimore have told the press the report is the property of the Holy See, and not theirs to release - and according to the Post, have even refused to give it to civil authorities that have requested the document"
[https://cruxnow.com/news-analysis/2019/12/church-must-deal-with-fear-factor-keeping-bad-bishops-in-power/ ]

Why would Francis's Vatican not release the "fear factor" report?

Might it be because Francis is the king of the "fear factor"?

Remember when Vatican Expert Edward Pentin reported "40 to 70 Cardinals" are silent because of their petrifying fear of Francis and his Vatican. Pentin said:

"I was told earlier this year by a senior prelate that there is great concern by a good number of Cardinals about this pontificate and I also heard from another well placed source that... their estimate of about 40 to 70 Cardinals want a change, they are very concern, but they are simply petrified about speaking out."
(Fr. Z's Blog, November 4, 2017, "Edward Pentin's talk at the Catholic Identity Conference 2017," Quote from video in post)

That these Cardinals by their silence appear willing to betray their most cherish beliefs is the conclusion one gets from the video.

Even one source told Pentin that they know that they will have to answer to God on why they were silent during this crisis.

Fr. Z speaking of the video and Pentin said:

"Edward Pentin – at present the best English language Vaticanista in Rome – gave a talk at a conference."

"There is a video of his talk. You might give it a shot."

"Pentin, a sharp and reasonable guy, touches on a lot of sore points."

"We have to stop blowing happy gas all around, as if everything in the Church was great. It’s not great."



These Cardinals that Pentin speaks of in the video by their silence appear willing to betray their most cherish beliefs.

In fact, Francis appointed Cardinal Blase Cupich said that bishops and Catholics must betray their most "cherished beliefs" which he associates with "and long-held biases" to follow Francis:

“It is our job to take up that discernment. It takes time. It involves discipline. Most importantly it requires that we be prepared to let go of cherished beliefs and long-held biases.” (November 2, 2017, LifeSiteNews, "Catholics must let go of ‘cherished beliefs’ to ‘discern’ like Pope Francis: U.S. Cardinal" [https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/catholics-must-let-go-of-cherished-beliefs-to-discern-like-pope-francis-u.s])

Pray for the 40 to 70 Cardinals not commit the sin of omission by silence and call a imperfect council to investigate and judge Francis's heresies, conclave and the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

Say a Our Father now for this intention.

Francis-Catechism for Francis-Sins for a Francis-Confessional

Francis said he wants to add "ecological sin" to the Catechism of the Catholic Church according to LifeSiteNews:

"'We have to introduce―we are thinking about it―to the Catechism of the Catholic Church the sin against ecology, the 'ecological sin' against our common home, because a duty is at stake,' Pope Francis told his hearers. The Argentinian pontiff made the remark in a speech he gave today to the 20th World Congress of the International Association of Penal Law in Rome."
[https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/pope-francis-proposes-adding-ecological-sin-against-common-home-to-catechism ]

I think his focus on only ecological sin is too narrow. He needs to bring everyone up to speed on all the new and improved Francis-sins for the Francis-confessional.

Here is what that new and improved Francis-confession at the Francis-confessional might sound like:

Bless me Father-Mother for I have sinned. It has been about four years since my last Francis-confession.

I feel so bad because I failed to postrate before the ecological pagan Pachamama idols in the Francis Vatican gardens.

I allowed myself in enter into the near occasion of sin against the Francis dogma of global warming by viewing on the internet websites not controlled by the liberal establishment, I am so ashamed, then I fall into sin by reading independent scientists' evidence against Francis's prediction that climate change doomday is near.

This caused me to fall into the sin of doubting Francis's teaching that only a one-world government can save the planet from global warming doomsday.

I was very faithful to the Francis teaching on adulterers going to to Communion, but one week ago I broke up with my adulterous partner and still went to Communion without trying to reunite with my partner in the adulterous relationship.

Finally, Father-Mother, and I don't know if you or Francis can forgive me - it may be the Francis unforgivable sin - I had a moment of weakness when I doubted the George Soros and Francis gospel on unlimited mass immigration... and, I... I can hardly say it... I voted for Donald Trump.


 Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Did "the Distribution of Thousands of Copies of Pro Benedict Printed Materials to the Roman Curia" bring about Francis's Sacking of Sodano? & an IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION

One of the great heroes in the present crisis canon law expert Br. Alexis Bugnolo said in the comment section of the Catholic Monitor that "the distribution of thousands of copies of pro Benedict printed materials to the Roman Curia and seminarians and clergy of the City [of Rome]" may be the cause of Francis's sacking of Cardinal Angelo Sodano as the Dean of the Cardinals:

"Your report implies another possible line of investigation. Did Sodano go alone or announce a papal resignation, knowing it was invalid, so that thereby he would have grounds to extort Bregoglio to remain in power. Bergoglio removed Sodano just as the wave of Benedict is still Pope because of Substantial error, broke in Rome, with the distribution of thousands of copies of pro Benedict printed materials to the Roman Curia and seminarians and clergy of the City. Because with the cat out of the bag, as it were, there was no more leverage Sodano could use?"

He is referring to the Catholic Monitor report: 

"It appears that Francis and the Gay Lobby are Victorious over Sodano's Old Guard":

http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2019/12/it-appears-that-francis-and-gay-lobby.html?m=1

I want to ask all Catholic Monitor readers to pray for the courageous Br. Bugnolo's important work and especially for his personal safety.

He lives less than a kilometer (1 kilometers = .621 miles) "from the Vatican, at Rome, and the Vatican reads [his] blog daily." Br. Bugnolo could be arrested or worst at any moment as Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano's recourse to hiding shows. In a recent post he presented a path to victory (which as with everything must be done with prayer) in the present crisis:

"The example of St. Bernard of Clairvaux and St. Norbert of Xanten shows the way. During the schism of [antipope] Anacletus II who usurped the Papacy, they called on the Kings of France and Germany to convene imperfect Synods and declare in favor of Pope Innocent II the rightful Bishop of Rome. — Their example and their canonization means that the Church wants us to imitate them in this!"

"The solution of the problem does not require a Canonical judgment in Tribunal, however. And therefore any group of Bishops in any part of the world can hold an imperfect Synod and declare their position on the matter. Each Synod should be directed to petitioning the government of their nation state to recognize Pope Benedict XVI as the Pope. This will liberate the local Church from the malign influence of the Apostate Revolutionaries."

I understand that most Catholics who are in resistance to Francis's heretical teachings such as Communion for adulterers, pachamama worship and all the other errors, ambiguous or not, are hesitant to go full on board with canon law expert Br Bugnolo's analysis of the invalidity of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.

I find Br. Bugnolo's argument convincing, but I am not still hundred percent convinced. What I need to be more convinced is a back and forth between him and someone as knowledgeable as he is in canon law on the Bendict resignation. Unfortunately, all the canon law experts appear afraid to go one on one with him.

Despite the fact that many are unsure on whether the Benedict resignation and Francis conclave are valid or invalid, it seems reasonable that all who agree that Francis is heretical can agree that perfect Synods such as he is calling for can be invaluable to investigate and judge the validity or invalidity of the Benedict resignation and Francis conclave.

Moreover, such imperfect Synods are valuable for those who refuse to acknowledge that it is possible that Francis could be an antipope because such Synods could publicly proclaim that Francis is a material heretic and issue a formal correction which Cardinal Raymond Burke has spoken of.

This could be the first step in canonically proclaiming him a formal heretic if he refuses to recant and deposing him as Doctor of the Church St. Francis de Sales teaches:

"The Pope... when he is explicitly a heretic... the Church must either deprive him or as some say declare him deprived of his Apostlic See."
(The Catholic Controversy by St. Francis de Sales, Pages 305-306)

Please read this IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION post by Br. Bugnolo, repost it and ask others to post it:

Catholics must now Rebuild the Church: LET US STOP SAYING THAT NOTHING CAN BE DONE

By Br. Alexis Bugnolo

https://fromrome.wordpress.com/2019/11/22/catholics-must-now-rebuild-the-church/

The Schism started 6 years and 8 months ago, when the Cardinals seeing that Pope Benedict’s Act of Renouncing the “ministry committed to me through the hands of the Cardinals”, took advantage of his age and weak constitution by announcing to the world that he had resigned the Papacy. — If they had an ounce of respect for Our Lord, Who is Truth and Justice and His gift of the Office of St. Peter, they would have pointed out to him the numerous grammatical and legal and logical problems with the text he read.

Was he coerced or forced to renounce? Was he threatened? Was he confused? Did he just want to retire and not resign? Was he just utterly disgusted with the corruption of the Vatican?

Those are important historical questions, but THEY ARE IRRELEVANT, because as it stands HE NEVER RENOUNCED THE PAPAL OFFICE.  And anyone who does not know this can simply read PPBXVI.org or the From Rome Blog to know it. And if any Catholic refuses this, they are either intellectually incapable of understanding that two words can mean different things, or they are volitionally indisposed to separate themselves from Bergoglio and thus must be presumed to be heretics and schismatics, regardless of what mass they go to!

So, let’s first ennumerate the massive crimes being committed on a daily basis:

Numerous Canonical Crimes committed by nearly the entire Hierarchy who knows this


Cardinal Sodano and everyone else who went ahead and pretended he did are guilty of violating numerous Canons of Church Law, among which are:
  1. Canon 40, which declares NULL AND VOID any action taken by anyone before determining that the Act of one’s superior is authentic and integral — This act is full of errors and thus not integral.
  2. Canon 41, which grants the exception to all subordinates in the case of an administrative act which is NULL — and there is none more null than announcing the renunciation of the ministry of an office without renouncing the office or the ministry! — and which precepts all subordinates TO CONFER with their superior about any inconsistencies in the Act. FAILURE TO DO THIS results in the USURPATION OF POWER, because the subordinate who puts into act an Act which is canonically NULL has in fact arrogated power to himself which he does NOT have.
  3. Canon 1381, which forbids the usurpation of any ecclesiastical office, because if you proceed to elect another Pope when the present Pope has not resigned, you are collaborating in the usurpation of office.
  4. Canon 1382, which punishes with latae sententiae excommunication ALL bishops who consecrate bishops without a Pontifical Mandate (when the Apostolic See is not impeded), which is what anyone who collaborates with the usurpation of the Papal Office does.
  5. Canon 1384, which punishes all who are involved in the usurpation of any ministry, which kind of usurpation includes ALL the persons presently working in the Roman Curia, since the Roman Curia cannot operate without the express mandate of the Roman Pontiff, nor can any post there be filled except by express delegation of authority of Pope Benedict XVI. This also involves anyone who goes along with accepting Episcopal nominations or resignations after Feb. 28, 2013.
  6. Canon 1386, which punishes all those who promise a quid pro quo to obtain or omit illegally an ecclesiastical act or function. This includes everyone who is pretending to grant jobs or offices so long as they go along with the coup d’etat.
  7. Canon 1389 §1, which directly punishes ALL the Cardinals who participated in the Conclave of 2013, for an abuse of power, since Canon 359 forbade that they take any action so long as Benedict XVI had not resigned.
  8. Canon 1389 §2, which punishes ALL Cardinals and Bishops for neglecting to address and resolve the problem of the Renunciation, by acting as if Benedict XVI is not the pope.
  9. Canon 1390 §2, which punishes all Bishops and Cardinals for damaging the reputations of those who remain in communion with Pope Benedict XVI, when such calumny is brought to their legitimate superior (pre Bergoglian).
  10. Canon 1391 §1, which punishes ALL involved in concealing the canonical invalidity of the Act of Renunciation through falsified translations, articles or canonical studies.
  11. Canon 1391 §2 and 3, which punishes ALL who assert in ecclesiastical documents that Bergoglio is the Pope or that Benedict resigned validly.

Canonical Basis for taking Action against All of them


Now, from Canon 1399, it is clear that all these crimes are sufficiently grave as to require punishment. And Canon 1401 clearly puts these matters under the jurisdiction of the Church, in as much as regards faulting particular persons or imposing punishment. Nor does Canon 1405 prevent action against the Cardinals and Apostolic Legates for their part in this crime, because inasmuch as the resolution of the problem requires only a public confirmation of its existence and the removal of criminals from the claim to power which they have no right to, the Church has the right in ALL of Her members to take Canonical action, on account of the Apostolic See being impeded.
This is established by the principle, that the Salus animarum in Ecclesia suprema lex est (cf. Canon 1752). It is moved on the basis of justice in fulfillment of the observance of the Seventh Commandment of the Decalogue (Thou shalt not steal).

The example of St. Bernard of Clairvaux and St. Norbert of Xanten shows the way. During the schism of Anacletus II who usurped the Papacy, they called on the Kings of France and Germany to convene imperfect Synods and declare in favor of Pope Innocent II the rightful Bishop of Rome. — Their example and their canonization means that the Church wants us to imitate them in this!

The solution of the problem does not require a Canonical judgment in Tribunal, however. And therefore any group of Bishops in any part of the world can hold an imperfect Synod and declare their position on the matter. Each Synod should be directed to petitioning the government of their nation state to recognize Pope Benedict XVI as the Pope. This will liberate the local Church from the malign influence of the Apostate Revolutionaries.

The mere enumeration of these crimes should induce any Bishop, priest, deacon, religious or layman or lay woman to take notice and examine the facts, and if not, they should be presumed to be simply too corrupt to care. Move on to the next Bishop, priest, deacon, religious or lay person and try to convince them.

Even if the Bishops of your locale will not act, this does not prevent Clergy, Laity and Religious to hold public meetings to declare the same thing, which the objective to urging their Bishops to act or reproving those bishops in the local for their complicity in the revolution.

SO LET US STOP SAYING THAT NOTHING CAN BE DONE.

I have shown you that it needs to be done, How it can be done, and That it can be done without the violation of any Canon of Church law.

So I ask all Catholic bloggers, writers and website publishers, to take the first step and republish this article of mine, and join with The From Rome Blog in an alliance calling for action and the formation of action committees in every nation to do what we can do to stop the Apostasy. Each of you can start by declaring yourself for Pope Benedict XVI AND for the Canonical resolution of the Schism and punishment of the criminals. — Stop being wussies and lamenting each day that nothing is going to be done, or nothing can be done, as if you lived on another planet, had no personal responsibility, or are busy with something, in Heaven, Earth or Hell, which is more important!

And do not tell me that you are risking more than me. I live not a kilometer from the Vatican, at Rome, and the Vatican reads my blog daily. I could be arrested at any moment. — You know what?

 — I DO NOT CARE. I KNOW THAT THE CAUSE IS GREATER THAN MYSELF. I EXIST TO SERVE JESUS CHRIST!

The Feast of Saint Cecilia gave a sign from Heaven about all of this. Bergoglio being out of town in Thailand, the world capital of sex trafficking for minors: at Rome, the two weeks of clouds and rain broke, and God’s sun returned. The unnatural pairings which were so common in recent weeks disappeared and nature reasserted herself, in a way that gives hope, that if WE only collaborate to exorcise the darkness, the Church will return to Holiness in her members and rulers. See video below:



Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary and for the courageous Br. Bugnolo's important work and especially for his personal safety.  

Francis's Christmas Message: Hegelian Process Theology & "New Age... Syncretism"

Church Militant reported yesterday that a theologian who wished to remain anonymous said Francis's Christmas message to the Roman Curia was a "returning to progressive 'process theology.'"

Moreover, the Catholic news website's anonymous theologian statement was echoed by theologian Fr. Dwight Longenecker on December 21 on Twitter:

"[I]n response to the pontiff's [Christmas message] remarks, he [Longenecker] simply posted the words 'Process Theology' followed by a link to the Wikipedia entry on the topic."
(Church Militant, "Pope Spouts 'Evolutionary  Theology in Christmas Address," December 24, 2019)

What is process theology?

The Fr. Longenecker link in the Themes section on the Wikipedia entry topic to Process Theology says:

"The universe is characterized by process... God contains the universe but is not identical with it (panentheism, not pantheism or pandeism)... God is changeable."

What is Panentheism and which teachings of Francis are Panentheistic?

On August 9, Crux reported that Francis said his Panentheistic Laudato si is the basis of his Synod on the Amazon and apparently his Christmas message:

"When asked why he convened a synod on the Amazon, Francis said, 'It is the ‘child’ of Laudato si’.'"
[https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2019/08/09/in-new-interview-pope-explains-aim-of-synod-warns-against-nationalism/]

It is important to show that what Francis is promoting in Laudato si is not Pantheism, but Panentheism which is a major component of process theology.

The Washington Post explains that his radical environmental encyclical Laudato si teaches Panentheism:

'''The universe unfolds in God, who fills it completely. Hence, there is a mystical meaning to be found in a leaf, in a mountain trail, in a dewdrop, in a poor person’s face. The ideal is not only to pass from the exterior to the interior to discover the action of God in the soul, but also to discover God in all things. [Quote from Laudato si.]'"

"Mystical nature panentheism in a papal encyclical! And with a nod to liberation theology! And with a footnote to the Sufi mystic Ali al-Khawas, no less."

"Whatever impact “Laudato Si’” has in the political world remains to be seen. But that the pope is here embracing a nature-based mysticism, a highly adumbrated anthropocentrism, and a radical “integral ecology” places the encyclical alongside the best of radical, progressive religious environmentalism — and far outside what even mainline Protestant denominations have affirmed heretofore."
[https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/pope-francis-environmental-encyclical-is-even-more-radical-than-it-appears-commentary/2015/06/19/a51ebd98-16ca-11e5-8457-4b431bf7ed4c_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.17449a83446c]

What is Panentheism and why does it contradict Christianity?

Christian philosopher James N. Anderson spells out what it is and why it contradicts Christianity:

"There are many reasons why I reject panentheism, but in this post I want to mention just one. Panentheism comes from the Greek words for ‘all’, ‘in’, and ‘God’ — literally, “all-in-God-ism”. On this view, God is neither fully distinct from the universe (as in classical theism) nor identical with the universe (as in pantheism). Instead, the universe exists ‘in’ or ‘within’ God. The prepositions ‘in’ and ‘within’ are obviously not meant in a spatial sense (as in “Bob is in the kitchen”). Rather, they’re meant to capture the idea of ontological containment. God pervades and encompasses the universe in such an intimate fashion that there is an overlap or intersection between the being of God and the being of the universe. While God is more than the universe, there is no clear ontological distinction between God and the universe (which includes us, of course)."

"It’s not difficult to see the attractions of a panentheistic view of God. Who wouldn’t like to imagine that they’re within God — that their soul participates in the divine? Who wouldn’t like to think that — to put it somewhat crudely — they’re part of God? Such a view can do wonders for your self-esteem! (On the other hand, if you already have high self-esteem, panentheism nicely validates it.) Likewise, panentheism is convenient for legitimizing your lifestyle choices, whatever they happen to be. If it’s good enough for God, it’s good enough for me — and since it’s good enough for me, it must be good enough for God!'

Theism and Panentheism (not to scale)
"Despite these practical benefits, however, it seems to me that panentheism has a fundamental metaphysical flaw. According to biblical theism, God created the universe out of nothing and is ontologically distinct from it. There is a clean Creator-creation distinction. Moreover, God is not merely good (as though God were being judged by some external standard of goodness) but is goodness itself. God is the Absolute Good, the ultimate standard by which any other good is judged to be good. God is the norm and the universe is the normed (i.e., that which is subject to and judged by the norm). To use the classical categories, God is the Good, the True, and the Beautiful — originally, perfectly, and normatively. The universe is merely good (in part), true (in part), and beautiful (in part)."

"For the panentheist, however, matters must be very different indeed. Since the universe is in God, insofar as there is good in the universe there must be good in God. So far, so good — so to speak. But by the very same token, insofar as there is evil in the universe there must be evil in God. If the universe is a mixture of good and evil (which I take to be an obvious truth) then God must also be a mixture of good and evil, on the supposition that God contains the universe. Whatever pollutes the universe unavoidably pollutes God, on account of the ontological overlap between God and the universe."

"It follows that God cannot be the Absolute Good. If the panentheist takes seriously the reality of evil, he ought to conclude that God is not pure goodness. But then God can’t be the ultimate standard of goodness. So who or what is? The answer must be: nothing. For that standard would have to be independent of God, yet the panentheist maintains that everything is in God (“all-in-God”). In short, the root problem with panentheism is that it conflates the norm and the normed. Consequently, the very distinction between good and evil is obliterated. When there is no Absolute Good, there is no good at all — and therefore no evil."
[https://www.proginosko.com/2012/01/why-i-am-not-a-panentheist/]

The Christian Apologetics Alliance shows how Jesuit Karl Rahner's and apparently Francis's Panentheism is found "in New Age... syncretism"

"In discussing Panentheistic aspects of theologian Karl Rahner’s philosophy,authors Stanley Genz and Roger Olsen state that Rahner’s view implies that”the source of the difference between God and the world lies in God himself, and therefore the difference is not absolute” (20th Century Theology, InterVarsity Press, 1992, p. 249). Any stance which renders God’s interaction with the world a part of his nature or an interaction of necessity falls into the Panetheism category."

"Panentheism is also found commonly in the NEW AGE [my capitalization], forms of Christian-NEW AGE [my capitalization] syncretism (such as the beliefs expressed by Episcopal priest Matthew Fox), New Thought, Theosophy, and Neoplatonism."
[http://christianapologeticsalliance.com/2013/11/22/evaluating-panentheism/]

Another panentheist was the philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

"For Hegel, God does not exist apart from creation, perfect and complete. Instead, Hegel holds that God is actualized through the world."
(Springer.com, "Hegelian Panentheism," November 15, 2012)

It appears that what Hegel may have been saying is "God [who] does not exist apart from creation is actualized through the world" by "fully assuming the incarnation."

In other words, we don't need God the Creator of us and the universe to keep us in existence at every moment. Nor do we need His Incarnation to redeem us from our sin. Instead God needs us to be "actualized" and come into "reality" in the "particular, concrete."

It appears that Francis is a Hegelian Panentheist. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio wrote in 2006:

"It would be very difficult to make philosophy in the contemporary world by skipping Hegel... reality is always embodied, particular, concrete. There can be no access to universality without fully assuming the incarnation."
(Tierrasdeamerica.com, "Bergoglio, Hegel and Latin America, Notes of Cardinal Bergoglio's philosophy in the margin [preface] of a book by Amelia Podetti / American lands," January 17, 2014)

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Is Abp Vigano moving towards Socci's Position on "Pope Bergoglio" & might he join Bp Gracida in calling for an Imperfect Council?

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano appears to be moving closer to Antonio Socci's way of speaking of Francis in his recent defense of the Virgin Mary against Francis's attack on her title of co-Redemptrix.

Like Socci he only called Francis "Pope Bergoglio" in the recent statement which could infer that he may be considering joining Bishop Rene Gracida in calling for an imperfect council to investigate and judge if Francis's conclave and Pope Benedict XVI's resignation were valid or invalid.

Also, in his recent defense of the Virgin Mary he echoed something Socci wrote about Francis:

"Those of us who have not let ourselves be deceived... must unite and face off against the Evil One."
(LifeSiteNews, "Abp Vigano's defense of Virgin Mary in response to Pope Francis," December 20, 2019)

Socci in his new book appears to be saying Benedict XVI is  a "supernatural... containment" of "Bergoglio" (Francis) who he equates with "Dostoevsky['s]... Cardinal of Seville."

Everyone familiar with literature knows the Cardinal of Seville in the Russian work of fiction "assumes the role of Satan."
(Writing the Republic: Liberalism and Morality in American Political Fiction, Page 80)

Socci apparently is equating Francis with Satan and Benedict with Jesus who contains the "apostasy":

"[H]is [Benedict's] powerful intercession as pope, which raises a supernatural wall of defense... the extraordinary action of containment... to avert the tragedy of the apostasy of the Church and of schism.

"... [H]is [Benedict's] rapport with Papa Bergoglio by recalling... Dostoevsky['s]... Cardinal of Seville, one of the 'Jesuits' who did not believe in the liberating power of the grace of God, but rather in his own power..."

"It may well be the same silent presence of Benedict XVI that until now averted the most serious doctrinal rifts... any false doctrine would be able to be delegitimized by one single word from him spoken before the eyes of the Christian people."
(The Secret of Benedict XVI, Pages 115-116)

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Why Doesn't Pro-China Francis Denounce "Hundreds of Thousands" in Detention Camps in China for Christmas?

Today, The Hill's headline was pro-China Francis "denounced 'inhumane detention camps' for migrants in Christmas message."

Francis who is a collaborator of the Communist Chinese regime against the Chinese Catholic underground Church, however, was silent about the "hundreds of thousands" of people in China's mass detention camps'.
(New York Times, "China's Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor, "December 16, 2018)

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.


Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Christmas Angels: God Only, God Only, God Only

"Remember him [the angel] who revealed to St. Joseph the mystery of the Incarnation... who served our gracious Saviour in the stable of Bethlehem... who attended on His most holy Mother... Nine Choir of the Holy Angels... [singing] God only, God only, God only."
(The Hidden Life of Jesus: A Lesson and Model to Christians by Henri-Marie Boudon, Page 150)

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

It appears that Francis and the Gay Lobby are Victorious over Sodano's Old Guard

It seems that the alliance of the Gay Lobby and the Old Guard that apparently was involved with the engineering of the election of Francis is breaking up and the allies are now at war.

Francis appears to run the Gay Lobby while Cardinal Angelo Sodano apparently is the head of the Old Guard.

First we'll explain who Sodano is and then show why he might be at war with Francis and the Gay Lobby?

Cardinal Sodano is the boss of the Vatican Old Guard diplomats and Cardinal Pietro Parolin has been called his "longtime protegee":

In 2015, Vatican expert Jerry Slevin explained that Francis has put Sodano back in power by putting his "longtime protégée,  [Cardinal]Pietro Parolin.... [as] No. 2 as Secretary of State, and... likely... the next pope": 

"Sodano at times was “de facto” pope during John Paul II’s incapacity. He is still Dean of Cardinals and oversaw the election of Pope Francis. His longtime protégée,  Pietro Parolin, is now No. 2 as Secretary of State, and will likely be the next pope."

"... Just before Francis’ election, Jason Berry, a “non-brainwashed” Jesuit educated award winning investigative reporter, in the NY Times urged Pope Benedict XVI to right some of the wrongs of the recent past by forcing out Cardinal Sodano, in Berry’s words, as '… the man who, more than any other, embodies the misuse of power that has corrupted the church hierarchy. …'. Please see, here, 
New York Times ." [http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2015/03_04/2015_03_29_Jerry_Catholicism_Does_It.htm]
 (BishopAccountability.org, "Does Sodano Dominate Pope Francis? Or Does it just Seem So?", March 29, 2015)



Moreover, Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror, but on



"But Sodano (and his forces) survived and at the Conclave of 2013, because of being dean of the College of the Cardinals, his duties included moderating the pre-Conclave discussions and presiding at the pre-Conclave Mass. It is widely conceded that once the voting got underway he had convinced a number of other cardinals to cast their ballots for Jorge Mario Bergoglio SJ, the man who is now Pope Francis."

"It is not clear if Sodano delivered the determining votes for the Argentine pope’s election, but those tallies were essential nonetheless. And Francis was and remains well aware of that."

"He began his pontificate with full knowledge that Sodano still had considerable reach and influence over much that was happening in ecclesiastical Rome. He also had personal experience of the former Secretary of State’s steely will to promote and to punish, especially in the pope’s native Latin America where, at least since the 1970s, policy decisions and bishop appointments were rarely made without the Italian diplomat’s input."[https://international.la-croix.com/news/twilight-time-for-the-vatican-s-godfather/7013]  







"An additional source also told CNA that McCarrick had young priest and seminarian assistants while living with the IVE, but did not comment on whether any seminarian resided with the cardinal."[https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.catholicnewsagency.com/amp/news/cardinal-mccarrick-reportedly-lived-on-ive-seminary-property-during-retirement-86896#ampshare=https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/cardinal-mccarrick-reportedly-lived-on-ive-seminary-property-during-retirement-86896]

It is obvious that Sodano at the time had power over Francis.

According to Gloria.tv, it now appears that Francis finally feels he has enough power to get rid of the Sodano who caused him a “great humiliation” and a “slap in the face”:

"December 13 was the day of Francis’ fiftieth priestly anniversary."

"Weeks before, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 92, as the Dean of the College of Cardinals, suggested to Francis to celebrate this day with a Mass together with the cardinals residing in Rome, writes Sandro Magister (December 21)."

"But Francis said no."

"Sodano didn’t give up. He sent the sub-dean Cardinal Re, 85, and Francis agreed."

"However, the Mass took place in total secrecy. The Vatican regime media published no news and no photos. Magister writes that this was on Francis' strict order."

"The usually loquacious Francis didn’t preach, nor did he say a word before or after Mass. Sodano wasn’t allowed to wish him well. The address was only published in the after-noon."

"After the Mass, Francis quickly and coldly greeted the cardinals one by one and ran off."


"Eight days later, on December 21, Francis published a Motu proprio sacking Sodano as the Dean of the Cardinals."
The evidence appears to show that Sodano's Old Guard didn't appreciate being sidelined by Pope Benedict and they as well as the Gay Lobby initiated Vatileaks and other unsavory maneuvers to get the pope to resign. The Old Guard in my opinion have pretty much controlled Francis until recently, but it looks like he recently thinks he has enough power to take them on.

Even before the sacking of  Sodano, his Old Guard recently apparently has been systematically defeated by Francis and the Vatican Gay Lobby.

The Old Guard Vatican diplomats whose top official is Sercetary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin was "attack[ed]" and "is being targeted" by the Vatican Bank (IOR) which is headed by the Francis appointed Gay Lobby Monsignor Battista Ricca according to Italian news outlet Ilmerraggero.
(Ilmessaggero.it, "Vatican, IOR attacks the Secretariat of State: alleged financial irregularities," October 2, 2019)

The Ilmessaggero article reported Parolin's Secretariat of State offices were broken into by Vatican police with the apparent approval of Francis:

"[I]n the offices of the Secretariat of State... the Vatican judicial police officers broke in for a reconnaissance that led to the seizure of documents and computers."

Gloria.tv revealed:

"The Italian daily Ilmessaggero.it has presented the Vatican's recent financial scandal as a 'clash of power' between the Vatican Bank and the Secretary of State."
(Gloria.tv, "Vatican Scandal: Now the Accused Speaks," October 6, 2019)

Moreover, Gloria.tv reported the Francis Vatican raid was a sneak attack:

"Secretary of State Piero Parolin, was unaware of the problems leading to the suspension of five high-placed collaborators in his own dicastery."

"According to Corriere.it (October 3), Parolin was informed by Francis only a few hours before the raid in the Secretariat of State took place."
(Gloria.tv, "No Dialogue: Parolin Informed in Last Minute," October 4, 2019)

Furthermore, Vatican expert Andrea Gagliarducci says the Francis Gay Lobby takeover of Parolin's Old Guard Secretary of State is long planned including putting Gay Lobby Archbishop Edgar Pena Parra as the second in command behind Parolin at the Secretariat.

Parra is deeply connected to Francis's closest collaborator pro-gay Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga and his alleged gay predator ex-auxiliary Bishop Juan Jose Pineda who was forced to resign.

In August, Gagliarducci reported the Francis Gay Lobby takeover of the Old Guard's last strong hold at the Vatican:

"Pope Francis is setting up his team in the Secretariat of State. This new team will have no connection with the old guard."
(Mondayvatican.com, "Pope Francis, how the transition is taking place," August 5, 2019)

Moreover, Gagliarducci says the  "attack" on the Old Guard is "unprecedented" in the history of the Vatican:

"[W]hy should an entity under the oversight, namely the Institute for Religious Works [the Vatican Bank], report on other bodies that oversee it... the Secretariat of State?"

"... Possible answer is that the green light came directly by the Pope to the prosecutor..."

"The attack to the Institution from within the Institution is unprecedented for the Holy See. It shows the extent of the internal struggle."
(Mondayvatican.com, "Pope Francis, what is happening in the Vatican?," October 7, 2019)

It appears that Francis and the Gay Lobby are victorious over Sodano's Old Guard.

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ and the Immaculate Heart of the Mary.