Joseph Ratzinger buried in Vatican City
The Funeral of ‘Pope Emeritus’ Benedict XVI
UPDATED 05-JAN-2022 15:51 UTC
At approximately 8:50 am local Rome time today, pallbearers processed into St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City, carrying a coffin containing the body of Joseph Ratzinger, the man known from 2005 to 2013 as ‘Pope Benedict XVI’.
The five sorrowful decades of the Rosary were then prayed publicly in the square for the deceased, and subsequently the solemn funeral liturgy began, presided over in part by Jorge Bergoglio (‘Pope Francis’) and ‘Cardinal’ Giovanni Battista Re, the Dean of the College of Novus Ordo Cardinals.… READ MORE
Bergoglian Naturalism at full throttle…
In Year-End Homily read by “Cardinal” Re, Francis repudiates Supernatural Purpose to Suffering and Death
As the year 2020 came to a close, it was a given that one man in particular would have something to say: Mr. Jorge Bergoglio, otherwise known by his stage name, “Pope Francis.”
Although not physically present himself due to a painful flare-up of sciatica, the scheduled Bergoglian message still reverberated in St. Peter’s Basilica as it was read by “Cardinal” Giovanni Battista Re (pictured above) at the Vespers ceremony on Dec. 31.
In his sermon, not only did Francis put forward his typical Naturalism, which was to be expected; he explicitly disavowed any supernatural purpose to the Coronavirus pandemic (whether it ever was a genuine pandemic is another question that is not of interest here).… READ MORE