Letter from the Holy Office under Pope Pius IX condemning false attempts to procure Christian Unity
“Apostolicae Sedi Nuntiatum”
September 16, 1864
A Letter of the Supreme Holy Roman and Universal Inquisition to all the English Bishops
It has been notified to the Apostolic See that some Catholics and even ecclesiastics have given their names to a Society established in London in the year 1857, ‘for promoting’ (as it is called) ‘the unity of Christendom;’ and that several articles have been published in the daily papers signed with the names of Catholics, in approval of this Society, or supposed to have been written by ecclesiastics in its favour.… READ MORE
January 2017 “Pope Video”:
Ecumenism for a Better World
In the era of “Pope” Francis, each new month brings with it a new “Pope Video” announcing Mr. Bergoglio’s prayer intention of the month for the world. Francis started this custom with a bombshell a year ago, when his first “Pope Video” brazenly promoted Indifferentism, effectively blending Buddhism, Talmudic Judaism, Islam, and “Christianity” into an essentially single religion. In case you need a refresher, here is our post ripping it to shreds:
This month, Francis has released a video promoting Ecumenism to aid humanity in need:
Once more, Francis puts the focus on alleviating pain and suffering in this life.… READ MORE
“No Rupture with the Past” Update
Vatican claims Catholics can now recognize Martin Luther as a “Witness to the Gospel”
You can file this one in your “You sedevacantists are just a bunch of Protestants!” stack:
The Masonic organization that currently occupies Vatican City and falsely calls itself the Catholic Church has released a document for its annual so-called “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” that claims that Catholics can now recognize the heretic Martin Luther as a “witness to the Gospel”.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is the Novus Ordo version of what used to be the Catholic “Chair of Unity Octave”.… READ MORE
Our series continues…
An Introduction to Sedevacantism
Part II: Vatican II’s Teaching on False Religions as Means of Salvation
Last August, we began a video series introducing newcomers to Sedevacantism in a way that is easy to follow, provides airtight argumentation, and does not overwhelm.
The first part of the series put before the viewer the Second Vatican Council’s new doctrine on the Church (ecclesiology), according to which the Church of Jesus Christ no longer is the Catholic Church, as taught by Pope Pius XII and all of his predecessors, but instead now “subsists in” it. Those who have not yet seen this first part or would like to view it again, may do so at this link:
Today we are releasing our second part in the series, which focuses on Vatican II’s heretical teaching that God uses false religions as means of salvation.… READ MORE
A very important reality check
Hey, Dubia Supporters! Where were you when John Paul II allowed Protestants to receive “Communion”?
John Paul II made it possible: Protestant Bro. Roger Schutz, wheelchair-bound, receives “Communion” from “Card.” Ratzinger (and no, he did NOT convert to Catholicism beforehand) / image credit: Getty Images (ullstein bild)
These days a good portion of the Novus Ordo world is up in arms about “Pope” Francis’ attempts to permit unrepentant public adulterers to receive the [Novus Ordo] sacraments, and rightly so. A veritable schism seems to be forming at this time, as countless clergy and laymen are rallying behind the four no-compromise “cardinals” who have made it clear that they will not stand for this attempt to dispense from the Sixth Commandment.… READ MORE
“No Rupture with the Past” Update…
Brave New Church:
The Counter-Council of Trent
You may recall that on Oct. 31, 2016, “Pope” Francis traveled to Lund, Sweden, for a joint commemoration of the Protestant Reformation (see our coverage here). Well, it didn’t take long for this milestone event to bear its expected rotten fruit.
In the historic city of Trent, Italy, where in the 16th century the Catholic Church held the glorious Council of Trent to refute the errors of Martin Luther and the Reformation, the Italian Conference of Novus Ordo Bishops recently joined up with Protestants to celebrate 500 years of the Lutheran heresy as part of a three-day conference on the Reformation that took place November 16-18, 2016 (see official program brochure here). … READ MORE
More of the same — lots more!
A Commentary on Recent Bergoglian Utterances
One may wonder if Francis perhaps has a twin brother, since it is inconceivable that one person alone could talk as much as he does. Alas, he does not — he simply loves to hear himself talk, that much is clear.
Francis’ faux Year of Mercy has finally drawn to a close. It ended officially on Sunday, Nov. 20. But before that happened, the almost-80-year-old Argentinian layman-in-papal-clothes once again had plenty to do and say. Due to the sheer volume of the “papal” activities and speeches during the past few weeks, it was simply not possible to cover all of them in detail, and so we are only now publishing one post to provide a succinct recap of his words and activities (that we didn’t cover elsewhere) from Nov.… READ MORE
Towards full… communion!
Theological Freakshow in Lund: Let’s Build “Tables where we can share the Bread and the Wine”!
As you’ve probably heard, Francis and his gang went to Malmo, Sweden, on October 31 to commemorate the Protestant Reformation together with the pro-abortion, pro-sodomy, pro-contraception Lutheran Church of Sweden. (See our full coverage here.)
It was a given that we would see a few theological “gems” in all those addresses, homilies, and reflections in the two joint ecumenical events. And boy, did we!
During the joint service in Lund Cathedral, where Francis looked indistinguishable from the Lutheran male and female (!) … READ MORE
What’s one more novelty…
Blessed are Recyclers and Ecumenists!
Francis has Six New Beatitudes
Offering the Novus Ordo worship service for his adherents in Malmö, Sweden, on November 1, Francis preached a sermon in which he introduced six new quasi-beatitudes for the “modern Christian.” No, he didn’t officially introduce new beatitudes — and Jimmy Akin will no doubt take great pleasure in pointing it out — but that’s not even the main concern here, because the effect will be similar.
Here is the relevant excerpt from the homily, straight from the Vatican web site:
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The Beatitudes are in some sense the Christian’s identity card.
Heretical tripe galore…
Full Coverage: Francis celebrates Reformation with Lutherans in Sweden
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It is “Reformation Day” today — basically the high holyday of the Lutheran sects — and the papal pretender Francis has made good on his threat to visit Malmo and Lund, Sweden, to celebrate the “accomplishments” of the Protestant Reformation, which had its official beginning in Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on October 31, 1517.
This page provides full coverage of the event.
Official Web Sites
Recorded Videos and Transcripts
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Sunday morning quake rocks Italy…
Earthquake in Norcia:
Basilica of St. Benedict Destroyed
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Around 7:40 am local time, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit just north of Norcia in central Italy. The quake was so powerful that the centuries-old Basilica of St. Benedict and the co-cathedral nearby were destroyed. The following is a note posted by the monks living there:
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Around 7:40 AM, a powerful earthquake struck close to Norcia….
The Basilica of St. Benedict, the historic church built atop the birthplace of St. Benedict, was flattened by this most recent quake.
Slam Dunk against Vatican II…
Letter from the Holy Office under Pope Pius IX condemning Ecumenism and affirming True Christian Unity
“Ad Quosdam Puseistas Anglicos”
“To Certain Puseyite Anglicans”
November 8, 1865
The binding force of this instruction from the Holy Office, eminently relevant in our difficult times, was reaffirmed by the same Holy Office in 1919, under Pope Benedict XV, and in 1927, under Pope Pius XI.
- “take care lest, while seeking unity, you turn yourselves aside from the way”
- “sorry that you happened to think those Christian groups that boast of having the inheritance of the priesthood and the catholic name belong to the true Church of Jesus Christ, even though they are divided and separated from Peter”
- “what sane person will persuade himself that error can underlie the Church’s public and solemn magisterium”
- “no one is in the Catholic Church who does not cling to that Rock, on which the foundation of Catholic unity has been set”
- “all groups entirely separated from external and visible communion with and obedience to the Roman Pontiff cannot be the Church of Christ, nor in any way whatsoever can they belong to the Church of Christ”
Image source: Wikimedia Commons
License: public domain… READ MORE
Eight pages of Modernist bilge…
Crazy New Interview:
Francis denounces “Idolatry of Space greater than Time”, says “the True Religions are the Development of the Capacity that Humanity has to Transcend Itself towards the Absolute”
October 31 is almost upon us — officially “Reformation Day” in Martin Luther’s Germany — and the Novus Ordo Antipope Jorge Bergoglio will use the occasion to travel to Lund, Sweden, to celebrate the 499th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with his fellow-non-Catholics there in the Lutheran Church of Sweden — a “Christian” denomination that is pro-abortion, pro-contraception, pro-sodomy, and has a woman “Archbishop” as its head.… READ MORE
Bergoglio attacks the Great Commission…
Francis: “It is not right to convince others of your Faith”
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From the man who does away with sins such as adultery and fornication as belonging to a hopelessly outdated and rigid past, now comes the introduction of entirely new “sins”, such as supporting the death penalty, failing to recycle, or — the latest now — the “sin” of converting others.
We saw it a few weeks ago in Georgia, where Jorge Bergoglio — “Pope” Francis — denounced converting the Eastern Orthodox as a “great sin against ecumenism”, and we saw it again on October 13 of this year, the 99th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima, when Francis received in audience roughly 1,000 ecumenical (mostly Lutheran) “pilgrims” from Germany (photos here).… READ MORE
Remember when Ecumenism was the sin?
Francis denounces Converting the Orthodox as “Great Sin Against Ecumenism”
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As you may have heard, Antipope Francis is currently doing mischief in Georgia — no, not the U.S. state of Georgia but the country of Georgia in Eastern Europe, which has a Novus Ordo population of approximately 2%. He traveled there on Friday and will stay until Sunday morning, when he flies to neighboring Azerbaijan before returning to Rome on Sunday night.
This being his 16th (!) “Apostolic Journey” in 3.5 years, the otherwise carbon-emission-conscious pretend-pope has been burning a lot of jet fuel for… well, for what exactly?… READ MORE