Better a vacant Chair than a defected Chair!
A Church without Popes forever?
Response to an Inquiring Writer at One Peter Five
On July 23, 2020, an article appeared on the One Peter Five web site that is addressed to sedevacantists:
The piece was written by Mr. Nishant Xavier, and it represents a reasonable and evidence-based challenge to the sedevacantist position. This is unusual for One Peter Five, which in the past (and also since then) has revealed itself to be a theological comedy site more than anything.… READ MORE
Fr. Timothy Zapelena, S.J.
Pre-Vatican II Theologian: Catholicity of Church “Very Restricted” during Great Apostasy
The dome of St. Peter’s Basilica as seen through the keyhole of the entrance portal of the Magistral Villa on the Aventine Hill in Rome (image: shutterstock.com / Simone Migliaro)
Earlier this month we published a post on St. Augustine of Hippo writing to one Bp. Hesychius regarding the Church’s visibility during the Great Apostasy before Christ returns:
The question of the visibility of the Church is a crucial one, for the Church founded by Christ is visible by her very nature and she must ever remain in her essential constitution exactly the way Christ founded her: “But since the Church is such [having both visible and invisible elements] by divine will and constitution, such it must uniformly remain to the end of time.… READ MORE