It’s that time of the year again!
Francis lectures Roman Curia on Humility, warns of Rigidity and other “Perverse Temptations”
For the Roman Curia in Vatican City, this is the least wonderful time of the year.
Year after year, just before Christmas, the Argentinian squatter occupying the Vatican guest house under the pseudonym “Pope Francis” (Jorge Bergoglio) likes to call his curial officials into his presence so he can give them a piece of his mind. The last two years were a bit of an exception, but this year he “once again dole[d] out some good old-fashioned fraternal correction”, as Vatican reporter Bob Mickens put it.… READ MORE
Talk about useless commands…
Swiss Novus Ordo Bishop: “A church in which the priests give the commands, is embarrassing, infertile, and useless!”
Mr. Joseph Bonnemain is one of the latest additions to the Bergoglian bunch of Novus Ordo bishops. A member of Opus Dei, the 73-year-old was made a “bishop” only earlier this year and now heads the diocese of Chur in eastern Switzerland. This diocese was formerly led by “Bp.” Vitus Huonder, who is now with the Lefebvrists.
As we showed in a prior post, Bonnemain is a man after “Pope” Francis’ heart:
The fact that the new “bishop” in Chur has no problem giving “Holy Communion” to known Protestants, blessing sodomite couples, or promoting case-by-case situation ethics, gives a glimpse as to what must be going on behind his forehead, and it’s not Catholicism.… READ MORE
Investigating the charge of “Clericalism”…
Bergoglio and Anti-Clericalism:
Why has Francis appropriated Rhetoric derived from Virulent Enemies of the Catholic Church?
by Francis del Sarto
“I believe the Lord wants a change in the Church. I have said many times that a perversion of the Church today is clericalism”, declared “Pope” Francis in a private meeting with 28 of his fellow Novus Ordo Jesuits during his visit to Lithuania. “I know that the Lord wants the Council to make headway in the Church” (source).
And many, indeed, have been the instances where Francis has invoked the specter of “clericalism”, dating back as far as his 2013 social justice warrior manifesto — er, “apostolic exhortation” — Evangelii Gaudium, where he pushed the Vatican II “people of God” nonsense, complaining that
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[l]ay people are, put simply, the vast majority of the people of God.