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Knee Jerks


Ok - it seems that whenever Rome and the SSPX appear to be close to an agreement - everyone with a blog is tempted to commit a Knee Jerk reaction and say "It's a trap".

In this case, Hilary White and Ann Barnhardt have voiced their opinions with their usual panache.

Let's take a step back:

  1. Disobedience is the sin of the Devil (non serviam).
  2. Disobedience is the sin of Adam and Eve.
  3. Disobedience is the sin of Heretics.
  4. Disobedience is the sin of Schismatics.
So one must be exceptionally careful when advising someone to disobey an order / wish / desire from the Vicar of Christ that is explicit or tacit.

No offense to White and Barnhardt, but they're recent to this fight and need to get through the stages of grief before stirring up their readers with fiery and witty posts.

What to do?

Follow Catholic Dogmas, Doctrines (Obedience, Indefectibility, et al) and Principles.

These are the sure guides in these confusing times.

Any path the contradicts these guides is obviously the WRONG PATH.

So ...



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