Pope Pius XII on the Papacy…
Does this Apply to Francis?
These days a lot of semi-traditionalist bloggers and journalists love to excuse their absurd acceptance of the public apostate Jorge Bergoglio as the Vicar of Christ (“Pope Francis”) on the grounds that the “human element” of the Church is subject to all sorts of errors, weaknesses, and failures.
In its May 2017 issue, Inside the Vatican just published a speech of Pope Pius XII, also available online, that is indeed “still relevant today”, as editor-in-chief Robert Moynihan says (p. 4). The most relevant portion of the text, we believe, is this part:
The Pope has the divine promises; even in his human weaknesses, he is invincible and unshakable; he is the messenger of truth and justice, the principle of the unity of the Church; his voice denounces errors, idolatries, superstitions; he condemns iniquities; he makes charity and virtue loved.
(Pope Pius XII, Address Ancora Una Volta, Feb. 20, 1949; underlining added.)
What do you think, dear reader? Can these words be applied to Francis? Can they still be said to be true under the supposition that Francis is the legitimate Pope of the Catholic Church? Whom will you side with — Pope Pius XII or “Pope” Francis?
Our Lord promised that the gates of hell would not prevail against His Church. It is time to realize, therefore, that the only way they have not prevailed against His Church today, is if Francis isn’t a valid Pope:
It is entirely possible, and not incompatible with the divine promises, that the Catholic Church should be without a true Pope even for several decades. But it is not possible that the Church should be transformed from the Ark of Salvation into a barque of damnation; from the Bride of Christ into a whore; from the pillar and ground of the truth (cf. 1 Tim 3:15) into the Synagogue of Satan. Neither can the Pope cease to be the Vicar of Christ and suddenly become the Vicar of Judas.
We all must choose, therefore, between two alternatives: the Papacy or Francis.
The two are mutually exclusive.