The Catholic Church and the “Conciliar” Church: Two Churches in One?
Bp. Donald Sanborn dismantles a Linchpin Doctrine of Recognize-and-Resist Theology
In his June 2014 newsletter, Bp. Donald Sanborn, rector of the sedevacantist Most Holy Trinity Seminary in Brooksville, Florida, provides an insightful perspective on the ontological status of what we like to call the “Novus Ordo Sect”, “Vatican II Church” or “Conciliar Church” and the panacean role this concept, in modified form, plays in the ever-convenient but thoroughly erroneous “recognize-and-resist” position, which acknowledges Francis as Pope but rejects his teachings, disciplines, and canonizations. The recognize-and-resisters effectively believe that there are two churches in one — the true one and a false one — and it is their task to figure out when the true Church is speaking and when the false one rears its ugly head.
It looks like this is the year the “Benedict XVI is the real Pope” deception will find mainstream acceptance: It lets people rid themselves of Bergoglio without having to embrace the dreaded and hated Sedevacantism. The facts about Ratzinger will be ignored — too inconvenient!
1/ According to Prof Roberto De Mattei Pope Benedict's renunciation happened under grave error. That would mean the renunciation to be invalid.
“This situation is the consequence of a grave theological error by Cardinal Ratzinger. ..."
An exclusive excerpt from Benedict XVI's chapter, "The Catholic Priesthood," from the forthcoming book "From the Depths of Our Hearts."