Hey, at least they’re trying…

Vatican Theologians reportedly studying what to do about a Heretical Pope

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The fireworks just keep on coming. As the reliable Vaticanist Giuseppe Nardi reports today, a 1975 theological study by the learned Brazilian layman Arnaldo Vidigal Xavier da Silveira is currently making the rounds in the Vatican, and it’s not just any study: It’s a study on whether it is possible for a Pope to be or become a heretic, and if so, what consequences would follow from this.

What might possibly have given occasion for Vatican theologians to occupy themselves with such abstruse thoughts?

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Last Step before Schism?

“Cardinal” Burke threatens Francis with “Formal Act of Correction” if he won’t retract the Errors in Amoris Laetitia

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When on Monday, Nov. 14, the Italian journalist Sandro Magister published the five dubia submitted to Francis by “Cardinals” Caffarra, Burke, Brandmuller, and Meisner in September, requesting a “clarification” on various controverted points found in the Bergoglian exhortation Amoris Laetitia, it was certain that “clarification” was just a smoother-sounding code word for “retraction”. There is, after all, nothing left to clarify: The exhortation is a most dangerous document subversive of the very foundations of Catholic morality that brazenly attacks the indissolubility of the marriage bond; and Francis has already confirmed, sometimes more, sometimes less openly, that any ambiguous passages are to be understood in their heretical sense.

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Francis’ friends at work…

Amoris Laetitia Revolution:
Pro-Francis “Secret Police” dispatched to ensure last remaining Vestiges of Catholic Morals will be Overturned

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Boy, things are really hitting the fan now over Amoris Laetitia. As the Italian conservative Novus Ordo journalist Sandro Magister revealed on his blog today, there is a pro-Francis “secret police” at work in Rome now, bullying Novus Ordo academics into compliance with Francis’ new-found perverted morality as laid out in the “Apostolic” exhortation Amoris Laetitia. This is the document that effectively permits unrepentant fornicators and adulterers — and, at least by extension, also practitionors of unnatural vice — to receive the Novus Ordo sacraments.

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Like there’s anything left to clarify…

Four “Cardinals” officially ask “Pope” to Clarify Amoris Laetitia — Francis Refuses to Answer!

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[UPDATE 15-NOV-16: Interview with “Cardinal” Burke on Challenge to Francis]

One may say it’s an Ottaviani Intervention for Novus Ordos: “Cardinals” Raymond Burke, Joachim Meisner, Walter Brandmüller, and Carlo Caffarra have taken the formal step of submitting an official set of dubia (“doubts”) to the “Pope”, presenting him with five specific questions pertaining to the disastrous and controversial “Apostolic” Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, which he released in April of this year. These five clear questions demand five clear answers: yes or no.

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“Amoris Laetitia” in action…

“Forbidden Love”: Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart calls for Marriage Rite for Homosexuals

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This is where the Novus Ordo Sect is at in Germany: The diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart — the emphasis is clearly on rotten — has posted a video commentary by one of its diocesan “theologians”, one Eckhard Raabe, which provides a brief commentary on the recent story of two Novus Ordo nuns who quit the cloister and “got married” — to each other.

Instead of denouncing the perversion of these two women, who were obviously entirely unfit for the religious life, the diocesan master theologian echoed the two perverts’ call for acceptance of homosexual “love” by the Catholic Church, going so far as even to ask for a liturgical marriage rite for gays and lesbians and a nuptial blessing for them!

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In-Flight Entertainment…

Transgenders? Case by Case!
“Welcome, accompany, study, discern, integrate”!

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One day after blasphemously declaring that seeking the conversion of non-Catholics is a “great sin against ecumenism”, “Pope” Francis has now weighed in on how to provide pastoral care to people who are not sure whether they are male or female or something else entirely (so-called “transgender” people).

In the much-anticipated in-flight “papal” interview aboard the plane taking him back to Rome from Azerbaijan, where the number of Francis adherents can fit in an elevator, the Argentinian Jesuit was asked by a journalist what he would “say to those who are suffering and feel that their sexual identity does not correspond to their biological one”.

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When petitions just don’t cut it…

“We accuse Pope Francis”: Semi-Traditionalist Trio publishes Book of Accusation against Jorge Bergoglio

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Michael Matt, Christopher Ferrara, and John Vennari have had enough. After three-and-a-half-years of open apostasy by Jorge Bergoglio (“Pope Francis”), the semi-traditionalist newspaper trio have decided to upgrade their resistance from merely providing critical commentary and launching petitions, to issuing a Liber Accusationis (“Book of Accusation”) against the man they believe is the Vicar of Jesus Christ on earth. The charge in a nutshell: He just ain’t a Catholic. (This is something we actually pointed out from the very beginning, while Matt and Ferrara were still trying to spin Francis into a Catholic, but okay.) This move was triggered by Francis’ recent explicit confirmation that his “apostolic exhortation” Amoris Laetitia must be understood to allow some public adulterers to receive the Novus Ordo sacraments without abandoning their adulterous relations.

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Bombshell!

Francis confirms:

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Permission for Adulterers to receive “Communion” is Only Authentic Interpretation of Amoris Laetitia

[UDPATE 12-SEP-16: The Vatican has confirmed the authenticity of the leaked documents and their controversial contents. The matter has now been reported by Vatican Radio, by News.va, and by Osservatore Romano.]

[UPDATE 10-SEP-16: InfoCatólica.com has removed the posts referenced below; according to journalist Jeanne Smits, the information was apparently not meant for public consumption. Novus Ordo Watch has saved copies of the originals posted. In addition, a scan of Francis’ letter and the Argentinian document to which he was responding are now available here.]

In a letter dated September 5, 2016 to the delegate of the Buenos Aires pastoral region of Argentina, “Pope” Francis has explicitly confirmed that the only correct reading of Amoris Laetitia is that which permits unrepentant adulterers to receive “Holy Communion” under certain circumstances.

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An Ottaviani Intervention for Novus Ordos

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Full Text Leaked: 45 Novus Ordo Scholars Condemn Amoris Laetitia as Heretical

 

The laughing stock that is the Novus Ordo Church is getting more and more absurd by the day. A few weeks ago was the first time we heard about a substantial scholarly critique of “Pope” Francis’ supposed “Apostolic Exhortation” Amoris Laetitia, the blasphemous and heretical document in which Francis undermines not only Catholic teaching on sexuality but obliterates the very foundations of Catholic moral theology. (See our memes that illustrate the absurd effects of the teaching contained in Amoris Laetitia.)

The critical study, together with its accompanying June 29 letter addressed to the Dean of the College of “Cardinals”, Angelo Sodano, was signed by 45 theologians and other scholars in the New Church and sent to all 219 “cardinals” around the globe.

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TRADCAST 014 is here!

Mopping the floor with Chaos Frank…

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Our popular TRADCAST program returns with a brand-new episode that focuses on Francis’ outrageous remarks of June 16 that “most marriages are invalid” while at the same time maintaining that people can merit the grace of a “real marriage” by repeated acts of fornication as long as they fornicate exclusively with one another. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, after 50+ years of Vatican II and hordes of semi-traditionalists “resisting” while nevertheless “recognizing” the false hierarchy, this is where we’re at.

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  • Internal Novus Ordo Watch announcement — After 3+ years of Francis: Whose predictions were right? — Scott Montgomery’s Letter to the Editor of Inside the Vatican — Examination of Francis’ claim that most marriages are invalid and “fidelity” in fornication is real marriage — A look at various reactions to Francis’ scandalous remarks
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“Dear Arsonist, please put out the fire!”

“Plea to the Pope”:
VIP Lineup asks Francis to get his Act together

Well, at least it’s a serious effort they’re making, and not just a “click here to sign a petition” ad: “Bishop” Athanasius Schneider, “Fr.” Linus Clovis, and fourteen Novus Ordo life and family leaders from various countries have produced a 30-minute video in which they plead with their “Holy Father” to please stop attacking Catholicism and finally teach sound doctrine. The immediate trigger for this move was the release of Francis’ chaos exhortation Amoris Laetitia, which effectively permits unrepentant public fornicators and adulterers to receive the Novus Ordo version of Holy Communion:

The following clip is a four-minute summary, followed by the full-length video:

These clips were published by the pro-life web site Life Site News, which has also released an article to accompany the videos:

While it seems clear that these people are of good will, it must again be pointed out that it is sheer folly to recognize the manifest apostate Jorge Bergoglio as the Pope of the Catholic Church.

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Novus Ordo philosopher ups the ante…

Robert Spaemann: “There is a limit to how much the Church can take”

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Robert Spaemann is an 89-year-old German philosopher and one of the few outspoken critics of “Pope” Francis. His religious affiliation is what we call “conservative Novus Ordo”, that is, he believes the Modernist Vatican II Sect to be the Catholic Church and Francis her legitimate head while adhering to what’s typically considered to be a conservative interpretation of Vatican II and the post-conciliar magisterium.

In April of this year, he denounced Francis’ “Apostolic Exhortation” Amoris Laetitia and warned about the “danger of schism” while Francis continues to wreck what is left of Catholicism in the Vatican II Church.

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New Chaos Homily denounces All-Or-Nothing Morality as “heretical”…

No More Black and White:
Francis’ Fifty Shades of Grey

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“Just do the best you can, Battista…”

This is the day Michael Voris must have been waiting for: Francis finally condemns heretics! Quick, everyone: Fire up the Vortex cameras and get everything ready on the web site to report on this breaking news!

On second thought, maybe not… Unfortunately for Mr. Voris and his Church Militant crew, Francis condemns as heretical precisely the kind of Catholic Michael Voris considers himself to be. Ouch! (Tim Haines, he means you too!)

On Thursday, June 9, Francis once again outdid himself in the sermon he gave at the daily “Mass” at Casa Santa Marta, this time on the Gospel of St.

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Sandro Magister makes discovery…

The Jorge Whisperer:

Key Texts in Amoris Laetitia found in “Abp.” Fernandez’s Theological Articles from 10 Years Ago

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Our apologies to Robert Redford, “The Horse Whisperer”

What do you know… We’ve been saying all along that the ghostwriter of Francis’ latest magisterial disaster — the “Apostolic Exhortation” Amoris Laetitia — is Argentinian “Archbishop” Victor Manuel Fernandez (aka “Smoochie”), but we had no idea how right we were: The Italian Vaticanist Sandro Magister has now uncovered that key passages in the exhortation bear striking resemblance to what Fernandez had written in a theological journal ten years ago.

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