A recent argument about sacramental validity between semi-trad bloggers Steve Skojec and Louie Verrecchio illustrates quite beautifully what the fundamental problem is in the camp of non-sedevacantist traditionalists.
The Poison of the Novus Ordo “Mass”:
Catholic Theology refutes Neo-Trad Bloggers
Novus Ordo Missae: The Modernist Worship Service in Action
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If you want to have a stellar example of the warped theology and mental gymnastics you have to embrace in Neo-Traditionalist Wonderland, look no further than the issues being discussed by Mundabor and Louie Verrecchio on whether the “New Mass” (Novus Ordo Missae of Paul VI) is evil and/or sinful to attend. There we have two individuals who use Catholic principles very selectively and/or turn a blind eye to what is right in front of them, in order not to have to embrace that which would otherwise follow necessarily: Sedevacantism.
This is concerning: Is the #Vatican’s summer camp for children condemned by ‘Pope’ Francis? https://novusordowatch.org/2020/07/summer-fun-at-the-vatican-but-does-francis-approve/ (tongue-in-cheek commentary, in case it’s not obvious) #CatholicTwitter #PopeFrancis
Latest episode in the daily #Vigano drama: Today, the former Vatican nuncio to the U.S. replies to an open letter from a Novus Ordo nun: https://www.marcotosatti.com/2020/07/10/vigano-a-una-suora-trump-non-e-razzista-e-guerrafondaio/ Only available in Italian so far, English expected later today. #CatholicTwitter #catholic
Thousands rally behind Louisiana Novus Ordo priest who criticized LGBT ‘Pride’ celebrations - https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/thousands-rally-behind-louisiana-catholic-priest-who-criticized-lgbt-pride-celebrations #CatholicTwitter
“With this so-called national security law, we’re back to the Cultural Revolution” — @CardJosephZen speaks to @RaymondArroyo about the situation in #HongKong and #China https://youtu.be/p5ohSaY3Q-w @worldoverdc
In case you missed it back in 2015: As a Young Cleric, ‘Pope’ Francis taught his Nephew Swear Words - https://novusordowatch.org/2015/02/francis-taught-his-godson-swear-words/ Who says so? Francis’ own sister! #popefrancis #CatholicTwitter