A German Novus Ordo canon lawyer has gone on record accusing Benedict XVI’s private secretary, “Abp.” Georg Gänswein, of bringing the so-called “Pope Emeritus” into position as Antipope vis-à-vis Francis.
“Francis and Benedict no longer on Speaking Terms”
Andreas Englisch is Germany’s most celebrated Vatican insider and “papal” biographer. In a lecture given on March 16, 2017 in Limburg (the diocesan headquarters where Benedict appointee “Bishop” Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst was removed by Francis in 2014), Englisch made some explosive claims about the relationship between the “Pope” and the “Pope Emeritus”: The two men are at complete odds with each other and are no longer on speaking terms; Benedict XVI only makes a public appearance when Francis orders him to, according to Englisch.
Schism with Benedict XVI as Anti-Pope is Possible
Francis shakes hands with his admirer, biographer and long-time Vatican insider Andreas Englisch (left) Image source: kurier.at (cropped)
Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia has caused the predicted chaos among conservative adherents of the Vatican II religion, although a few are still in denial. Approximately 18 hours since its official release, plenty of summaries, commentaries, and reactions continue to pour in. We are chronicling the meltdown and present the most explosive quotes from the wordy document in the following two links:
Beginning with a “concrete situation” rather than with a principle from divine revelation is a typical hallmark of Modernist theology: https://t.co/XhH3Lv2zNI No doubt the god of surprises will have a lot to say at that synod! #popefrancis #catholic #AmazonSynod
Fr. Zapelena, in answering an objection regarding the note of Catholicity, says that his intention is to write about the Church as it exists throughout the centuries, implying that at the end of times, explaining the notes will be difficult, according to Lc. 18:8 and Mt. 24:10.
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https://t.co/udUGYmgfb9 You can’t make it up! #fsspx #catholic #vatican #prolife #popefrancis
As Instrumentum for Amazon Synod wasn’t released in English, a striking passage in the text underscores how October gathering will likely end up as the Roman “strike” Francis always wanted – Context: https://t.co/hntIP35PxU
...here, the key grafs as translated from today’s doc: