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Re: I am considering sedevacantism
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2017, 02:05:09 PM »
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  • It is astounding how many people fail to see the big picture/practical application of this topic in regards to us.

    Will God punish you for accepting an antipope as pope and praying for him if he has not been officially condemned by the Church?   Of course not.

    Will God punish someone for calling a true pope an antipope and refusing to pray for him, even though God and Our Lady ask us to pray for the pope? Probably yes.

    So just remember to make sure you have ALL of your "i"s dotted and your "t"s crossed before  you become sedevacantist. And remember these quotes:

    "Furthermore, we declare, we proclaim, we define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman Pontiff."- Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam

    "If by the Roman Church you mean its head or pontiff, it is beyond question that he can err even in matters touching the faith. He does this when he teaches heresy by his own judgement or decretal. In truth, many Roman Pontiffs were heretics. The last of them was John XXII."-Pope Adrian VI

    "Pray for the pope, the bishops, and the priests"-Our Lady of Fatima/Akita

    As a Roman Catholic who has accepted the sedevacantist position, we are taught to pray for the  ENTIRE Church and the entire world which would include any anti-popes, pretenders, Freemason infiltrators, Modernists, Communists and sinners of all sorts, because CMRI teaches that Jesus Christ shed His Blood for all of us. We are asked to pray through the merits of Jesus Christ who earned them at His passion and there is NO LIMIT to His merits for He is Infinity. Will God punish us if we are so exclusive to pray for the few we hear about?  Probably yes.  

    To be a Roman Catholic who understands the TRUE sede position we do not deny the Roman Pontiff and we are subject to ALL TRUE PONTIFFS as Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctam has ordered and declared.  

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #31 on: October 21, 2017, 02:31:15 PM »
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  • Let's get this straight.

    Someone calls someone a "bipolar Fr. Pfeiffer seminary washout," and gets met - from the person sullied, mind you - with "your father is the Devil. Scumbag," and the calumniated, not the calumniator, gets the negative comment.

    Wow.

    We may have the true faith, but we got no corner on the market of moral judgment.
    While I appreciate the observation, what I'm really grateful for is at least the suggestion that I'm not trippin' on crazy pills and, indeed, there's something bass ackwards about how people "think" sometimes.

     :cheers:
    "Lord, have mercy".


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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #32 on: October 21, 2017, 03:04:03 PM »
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  • Ma'am, with all due it is imprecise to refer to oneself as a "home aloner" in your circumstances.

    A home aloner would be someone who, for example,  choses to not receive sacraments or otherwise participate in what they hold is invalid and/or illicit.

    You just sound like someone who doesn't/can't go due to external circumstance, and not to doubts or mental reservations however in/sufficient, and irregardless of gravity.
    This is exactly what I was going to write to Ma'am you, Maria Regina.

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #33 on: October 21, 2017, 03:41:38 PM »
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  • This is exactly what I was going to write to Ma'am you, Maria Regina.
    DZ stated, "A home aloner would be someone who, for example,  choses to not receive sacraments or otherwise participate in what they hold is invalid and/or illicit."

    We have chosen not to receive the sacraments in the Novus Ordo because we believe that they are not only invalid and illicit, but also downright heretical. The nearby parishes have occasionally sung, "Her name is Jesus" and other songs that seem to support the pagan position where the earth is honored as mother-God, or the Neo-Arian belief that Christ became God, but was not always God. It is absolute weirdness. People have to be sleep-deprived and/or doped on drugs not to see the blatant heresy here.

    The non-NO parishes, including the CMRI, are too far for us to travel.  Even being offered a ride does not work out due to health concerns. Thus, we are at the mercy of priests who have limited time in their busy schedules.
    Lord have mercy.

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #34 on: October 21, 2017, 04:23:43 PM »
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  • DZ stated, "A home aloner would be someone who, for example,  choses to not receive sacraments or otherwise participate in what they hold is invalid and/or illicit."

    We have chosen not to receive the sacraments in the Novus Ordo because we believe that they are not only invalid and illicit, but also downright heretical. The nearby parishes have occasionally sung, "Her name is Jesus" and other songs that seem to support the pagan position where the earth is honored as mother-God, or the Neo-Arian belief that Christ became God, but was not always God. It is absolute weirdness. People have to be sleep-deprived and/or doped on drugs not to see the blatant heresy here.

    The non-NO parishes, including the CMRI, are too far for us to travel.  Even being offered a ride does not work out due to health concerns. Thus, we are at the mercy of priests who have limited time in their busy schedules.
    Ma'am, a home aloner doesn't believe that there is anyone who can licitly administer the sacraments, typically because of problems with/absence of jurisdiction, esp. jurisdictional bishops.

    You admit, at least tacitly, that there is some kind of jurisdiction, and that the sacraments may be licitly administered and received, at least in principle.
    "Home aloners" say that you shouldn't receive most sacraments at all because they are illicitly administered.
    "Lord, have mercy".


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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #35 on: October 21, 2017, 04:38:48 PM »
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  • Ma'am, a home aloner doesn't believe that there is anyone who can licitly administer the sacraments, typically because of problems with/absence of jurisdiction, esp. jurisdictional bishops.

    You admit, at least tacitly, that there is some kind of jurisdiction, and that the sacraments may be licitly administered and received, at least in principle.
    "Home aloners" say that you shouldn't receive most sacraments at all because they are illicitly administered.
    Okay, thanks for explaining this.
    I was taking a more literal interpretation, not one so theologically expressed.
    Lord have mercy.

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #36 on: October 21, 2017, 04:54:17 PM »
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  • While it is true Francis is out of his Catholic mind, it is also ridiculous to pretend he isn't Pope. Sedevacantists are like transgender ppl. They want the rest of us to pretend things aren't what they are. Francis sits in the seat, possess the accoutrements, holds the power, has visible recognition, etc. Saying he's a heretic and not the Pope accomplishes nothing. Sedevacantism is nothing but a bunch of finger-pointing. It's a ruse they use in order to shed the responsibility for the crisis in the church we all share. Like Christ, while working out our road to heaven, WE must maintain truth, resist error, suffer and die. Keep the Faith! Francis would have no authority over us unless it were given him from above. Remember, you never have to do what's wrong or obey a false teaching. Francis has never asked you to do anything, so carry on fully Catholic.
    :applause: :applause:
    I say that it is licit to resist the Roman Pontiff by not doing what he orders and by impeding the execution of his will; it is not licit, however, to judge, punish or depose him, since these are acts proper to a superior." St. Robert Bellarmine

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #37 on: October 21, 2017, 05:16:26 PM »
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  • Quote from: happenby on Today at 07:03:39 AM

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    While it is true Francis is out of his Catholic mind, it is also ridiculous to pretend he isn't Pope. Sedevacantists are like transgender ppl. They want the rest of us to pretend things aren't what they are. Francis sits in the seat, possess the accoutrements, holds the power, has visible recognition, etc. Saying he's a heretic and not the Pope accomplishes nothing. Sedevacantism is nothing but a bunch of finger-pointing. It's a ruse they use in order to shed the responsibility for the crisis in the church we all share. Like Christ, while working out our road to heaven, WE must maintain truth, resist error, suffer and die. Keep the Faith! Francis would have no authority over us unless it were given him from above. Remember, you never have to do what's wrong or obey a false teaching. Francis has never asked you to do anything, so carry on fully Catholic.

    On the contrary, news from the Vatican indicates that Francis most likely will impose changes in the Latin Mass to make it comply with the Novus Ordo. There will be calendar changes with the addition of NewChurch NO saints, additional NewChurch readings (OT and NT), NewChurch prefaces taken from the Novus Ordo, etc.  All those attending Latin Masses under the jurisdiction of Francis will be affected with no exceptions allowed except temporary exemptions. If SSPX folds and comes under Francis, then most likely SSPX will be forced to comply with these new regulations. If SSPX does not comply once they have joined forces with the Vatican, then the local ordinaries (bishops) might seize their chapels and schools. And yes, this is a warning to SSPX faithful who have contributed to building funds. All those funds will be taken away.
    Lord have mercy.


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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #38 on: October 21, 2017, 05:35:37 PM »
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  • Okay, thanks for explaining this.
    I was taking a more literal interpretation, not one so theologically expressed.
    "... theologically..."

    How generous, ty ma'am.
    "Lord, have mercy".

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #39 on: October 21, 2017, 05:38:46 PM »
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  • So, now that LoT is scarce, and so not here to compare us to bum-boys, Masons and pedophiles, now we have the likes of crappinhigh to compare us to Masons and "Bruised Gender".

    Super.
    "Lord, have mercy".

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #40 on: October 21, 2017, 05:50:27 PM »
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  • It gets very very frustrating when people act as though they have a clue about Catholic teaching on the papacy when in fact they know very little. It is the common teaching of theologians that a pope ceases to be pope if he is a manifest heretic. It is also the  common teaching that a manifest heretic is not a member of the Church and if he was elected pope his election would not be valid.

    I could give you many proofs of this being taught, but here is just one example. I use this because it is short and concise:



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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #41 on: October 21, 2017, 05:59:48 PM »
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  • So, now that LoT is scarce, and so not here to compare us to bum-boys, Masons and pedophiles, now we have the likes of crappinhigh to compare us to Masons and "Bruised Gender".

    Super.
    Who is LoT?
    Lord have mercy.

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #42 on: October 21, 2017, 06:09:50 PM »
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  • It gets very very frustrating when people act as though they have a clue about Catholic teaching on the papacy when in fact they know very little. It is the common teaching of theologians that a pope ceases to be pope if he is a manifest heretic. It is also the  common teaching that a manifest heretic is not a member of the Church and if he was elected pope his election would not be valid.

    I could give you many proofs of this being taught, but here is just one example. I use this because it is short and concise:
    Thanks.

    There is this recent pernicious opinion being expressed by Opus Dei, by certain members of CI, and by other pro-Francis groups that even if the Pope expresses heresy openly, which Francis has done, that he remains Pope until a council declares him a heretic. Of course, isn't it Catholic teaching that the Pope is above a Council with the teaching of Papal Supremacy? Thus, the Pope could void whatever a council declares, and we would be back at the start.

    This opinion that a heretical pope remains a pope seems diabolic.

    What can we do with this obtuse and wicked Vatican bureaucracy? It seems like the Vatican is convinced that the Pope can remain an obstinate heretic and still rule as Pope.
    Lord have mercy.

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    Re: I am considering sedevacantism
    « Reply #44 on: October 21, 2017, 06:40:38 PM »
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    There is this recent pernicious opinion being expressed by Opus Dei, by certain members of CI, and by other pro-Francis groups that even if the Pope expresses heresy openly, which Francis has done, that he remains Pope until a council declares him a heretic. Of course, isn't it Catholic teaching that the Pope is above a Council with the teaching of Papal Supremacy? Thus, the Pope could void whatever a council declares, and we would be back at the start.

    This opinion that a heretical pope remains a pope seems diabolic.

    What can we do with this obtuse and wicked Vatican bureaucracy? It seems like the Vatican is convinced that the Pope can remain an obstinate heretic and still rule as Pope.
    I hear you ma'am, however it mitigates confusion to maintain the distinction "heretical", "heresy" and "heretic".

    The most key, bottom line point is to note that, canonically speaking, the presumption of innocence in these types of cases does not apply, and at the same time many tend to forget the key point of pertinacity.

    Popes can be wrong, and they can even inadvertently "be" heretical.

    What they absolutely cannot be, as was written previously, is a manifest heretic; it takes pertinacity to be such.

    This is likely the point when someone chimes in about infallibility, which remains irrelevant no matter how much some would have us fixate upon it.

    "He didn't teach anything!"

    He doesn't have to "teach" anything, formally or otherwise, to be a manifest heretic. He just has to obstinately doubt or deny an article of faith.

    Anyone can look up the definition, and they can see that "teaching", "infallibility" etc. aren't mentioned.
    "Lord, have mercy".

     

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