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Why shouldn't a Pope be able to resign / retire like Pope Emeritus Benedict? ...

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This is why:


I am convinced that:

If Pope Benedict Emeritus had:

faced down the wolves and made public the issues the we hear about (financial pressures etc),faced down the various heretics and liberal Catholics that are casting dirt upon Catholic Truth,not resigned and gave way to the likes of Pope Francis

Magnum Principium: The Risk of a Tower of Babel - FSSPX.News

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I was once in a meeting with two Archbishops when one made the claim that the multiplicity of ways in which the New Mass is celebrated is ok (it feeds their soul) but that thinking that the Tridentine Mass is better because it allows Catholics to worship together is 'divisive'.

It beggars the imagination as to what goes on in the mind of some prelates.

Now it is unquestionable that the Novus Ordo Missae is a fruit of V2.

It looks like the fruit is about to ripen into its full poisonous potency.

As if the Catholic Church wasn't already seriously fractured across ethnic lines, now its about to get worse!

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Courtesy of FSSPX.news

The Bible - A Catholic Book

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It never ceases to amaze me the amount disinformation about the origins of the Bible.

I was once browsing at a bookstore and found a book about the Catholics by Protestants and it claimed that the Catholic only set the Biblical Canon at the Council of Trent.

This is FALSE.

The Resistance of Fr. Girouard

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Fr. Girouard has resurfaced on the internet while his sacrificium.org website undergoes "reconstruction".

What is interesting is the mission statement that was posted on the site ... that is all the content that I found.  I guess Father is going lite.

I noted on another 'resistance' website that claimed Fr. Girouard has 'good reasons' for not wanting his name on the internet.  I'm curious as to what conspiracy there would be about that ...

I hadn't realized that it had been such a long time (4 years) since his departure from the SSPX.

Another victim of the Crisis of the Church: Joseph Cade

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I just received these 'comments' from "Joseph Cade":
Without writeing 6 pages of junk the true catholic church is what's left of just a handful of people. Not the Vatican 2 church that is not catholic its evil. You think I don't know what I am talking about. Ha either did the rest of the world when Noah closed the door to the boat and the rains came. After approval ha it will never see the light of day. I didn't know an approval was need or I would have never wrote anything. Truth never had a chance with censorship

Iglesia Ni Cristo - Is it really the Church of Christ???

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Recently a member of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), handed out pamphlets at an SSPX chapel.  While the Catholic Church is in a crisis on numerous levels, it remains today the Church of Christ.
As for the INC, there were a number of claims under the heading of "What We Believe and Why".  These are summed up as "the Iglesia Ni Cristo" upholds the pristine teachings of the Bible.
This will make our job of determining the veracity of their claims as to being the Church of Christ much simpler. 
Why?
Because if their belief can be found at fault in one aspect of the truths found in the Bible, then obviously their religion is not the Church of Christ.

Fruits of Vatican II - The New Mass Part 6 - New rite condemned by the Tradition of the Church

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I remember one person telling me the stress the New Mass caused his father. He recounted how his dad's arm would tense up during the NOM.

I'm not surprised.

I don't often have cause to go to the NOM for funerals or weddings, but when I do, I am happy when some small vestige of Catholicism pops up.

Funny that people now rejoice when a Pope says something Catholic, that I should be happy to recognize something amongst all the banality (see note 1).




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Note 1
ba·nal
bəˈnäl,bəˈnal

adjective
so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
"songs with banal, repeated words"
synonyms:trite, hackneyed, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace, ordinary, common, stock, conventional, stereotyped, overused, overdone, overworked, stale, worn out, timeworn, tired, threadbare, hoary, hack, unimaginative, humdrum, ho-hum, unoriginal, uninteresting, dull, uninvolving, trivial; informalold hat, corny, cornball, played out; dateddime-store; raretruistic, bromidic

Fruits of Vatican II - The New Mass Part 3 Theology and Spirituality of the Mass

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Courtesy of the Correctio of Amoris Laetitia we have people (once again) stating that the Tridentine Mass represents and outmoded theology.


One question that I would like to have answered is why 'they' can't just let 'us' be Catholic?


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Fatima - Miracle of the Sun, 100 years later

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I have no doubt that one key element to the Catholic Church emerging from this crisis is the consecration of Russia (by name) to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

However, given the delay and hubris of the Popes and those advising them (responsibility for the failure is shared between them in unequal portions), the context is going to change.

What would, in all likelihood, been a simple act to avoid greater pain will now be an act that will cause great pain in order to undo the damage done by the delay.

In other words, pray and do penance today to lessen the blow when the consecration is performed.

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Is the SSPX In Schism???

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It would appear that Cardinal Burke has changed his opinion about the SSPX being Catholic as he is now on record as stating:
CARDINAL BURKE: The, despite the various arguments surrounding the question, the fact of the matter is that the Priestly Society of St. Pius X is in schism since the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre ordained four bishops without the mandate of the Roman Pontiff.
And so it is not legitimate to attend Mass or to receive the sacraments in a church that’s under the direction of the Priestly Society of St. Pius X. (Source: AKA Catholic - see note 1) This is a complete 180 degree change when his eminence called the SSPX Catholic in the 2012.

Corretio - the discussion finally seems to be happening!

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Dr. Joseph Shaw, the spokesman for the theologians behind the Correctio, has been chronicling the discussions around the Correctio.

I believe that finally, cautiously some theologians are trying to engage in an honest debate.

Here's the links of interest (in no particular order of precedence):

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/yes-amoris-laetitia-303-really-undermines-catholic-moral-teaching-scholar

https://www.remnantnewspaper.com/web/index.php/articles/item/3450-wait-wait-it-s-all-a-mistranslation

http://www.lmschairman.org/search/label/Correctio%20Filialis

Prayer and study the faith (in that order) that you hold fast to the Catholic Truth in its entirety!

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The End Game of Pope Francis et al

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There are reports that the NOM lectionary and calendar are to be 'integrated' into the Tridentine Mass. 

I believe this to be simply the first step of razing the last liturgical bastion of Catholic Theology.

Well ... at this point it is just a rumour, but one that is aligned with statements to be found in Summorum Pontificum and Universae Ecclesiae (sp).

What is the end-game mentioned in the title of this post? 

Nothing less than the destruction of every firm expression of the Catholic Faith.

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