In 2008, the present editor of the Catholic World Report Carl Olson, sounding like a real Catholic, had this to say about the Catholicism of Joe Biden after Biden said "My views are totally consistent with Catholic social doctrine":
In response, Carl Olson of the
Ignatius Insight blog turned to the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of
the Church to measure up Biden's claim. He quotes the Compendium,
which condemns all types of abortion: "The first right presented in this
list is the right to life, from conception to its natural end,
which is the condition for the exercise of all other rights and, in
particular, implies the illicitness of every form of procured abortion
and of euthanasia."
Olson said, "As we well know, anybody trying to find where the Church says that abortion is morally acceptable, or can be allowed in certain situations, or is just another issue open to debate, is going to fail miserably. Which is probably why Biden and Co. don't bother to quote from the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church."
Regarding Biden's statement that "the church is bigger than that", Olson says that Biden misrepresented the real "line of tension" in the Catholic community. The Church's struggle over doctrine is not between antiquated tradition and fresh ideas, he says, but "between those who accept and understand that certain matters of faith and morals are settled and those who think that it is one's all-powerful conscience that makes the final decision . . . even while paying lip service to loving the Church."
Olson concludes: "Perhaps Biden, Pelosi, and others do suffer from invincible ignorance. Or perhaps they are simply denying or ignoring what they know the Church does clearly teach.
"Regardless, any child receiving decent catechesis and anyone capable of reading the English language should recognize that Senator Biden's beliefs are not 'totally consistent with Catholic social doctrine.'" [https://fredmartinez.blogspot.com/2008/08/democrats-biden-on-his-pro-abortion.html?showComment=1613221673800#c2956207988388067884]
In 2018, Olson's Catholic World Report (CWR) in an article allowed gay activists
Fr. James Martin and Fr. Thomas Reese to smoke-screen or cover-up that Francis has acted against and "dismantled" the Pope Benedict XVI
reforms against predator priests and cover-up bishops.
Why is the CWR promoting Reese's claim that there is "no process for judging bishops" when there is a process that has been "dismantled" by Francis?
(CWR, "Observers remain "mystified" over Pope's remarks on clerical sex abuse, and call for bishop accountability," January 26, 2017) [http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/01/26/observers-remain-mystified-over-popes-remarks-on-clerical-sex-abuse-and-call-for-bishop-accountability/]
What is CWR's real agenda in promoting this smoke-screen?
I wrote for NewsMax during the US sex-abuse scandal, before the Benedict reforms, a piece called:
"What is VOTF's Real Agenda? "
The agenda was a power grab attempt by dissenters and gay activists.
Martin and Reese appear to be following the same script as VOTF did back then. Google the article title. It is still number one on that Google page in NewsMax.
The point is why is CWR pretending with the gay activists that the Benedict reforms never happened and were not dismantled by Francis.
I pray it is only ignorance of the following facts:
The Benedict reforms were not just judging cover-up bishops of sex-abuse priests as Reese asked for while he pretended that the Benedict reforms weren't dismantled by Francis, but were removing them at a rate of "two or three per month" and had "defrocked or suspended more than 800" predator priests.
I ask the CWR editors to get informed and read Hilary White's fine January 25 article "Special Report: Pope Francis Accused of Inaction in Notorious Sex Abuse Cases" in the Remnant where she shows how the present Pope "dismantled" the Benedict reforms.
The editor of CWR Olson responding to a comment I made to the above quoted CWR article that summarizes this post started name calling, in his most patronizing writing style, saying:
"Not everything is a conspiracy. No, really, it's not."
I left a comment for him saying:
It is not a conspiracy that the CWR article promoted Reese's claim that there is "no process for judging bishops" when there is a process that has been dismantled by Pope Francis.
The Reese quote and the CWR headline "call for bishop accountability" implies or presupposes that there is no process instituted by Pope Benedict.
I presumed that you might be ignorant of this information.
Real Catholic editors have a duty not to be used as pawns by gay activists and dissenters in furthering their agenda.
Stop for a moment of silence, ask Jesus Christ what He want you to do now and next. In this silence remember God, Father, Son and Holy Ghost - Three Divine Persons yet One God, has an ordered universe where you can know truth and falsehood as well as never forget that He wants you to have eternal happiness with Him as his son or daughter by grace. Make this a practice. By doing this you are doing more good than reading anything here or anywhere else on the Internet.
of the Church St. Francis de Sales totally confirmed beyond any doubt
the possibility of a heretical pope and what must be done by the Church
in such a situation:
"[T]he Pope... WHEN he is EXPLICITLY a heretic, he falls ipso facto from his dignity and out of the Church, and the Church MUST either deprive him, or, as some say, declare him deprived, of his Apostolic See."
(The Catholic Controversy, by St. Francis de Sales, Pages 305-306)
Saint Robert Bellarmine, also, said "the Pope heretic is not deposed ipso facto, but must be declared deposed by the Church."
- "If Francis is a Heretic, What should Canonically happen to him?": http://www.thecatholicmonitor.com/2020/12/if-francis-is-heretic-what-should.html
- "Could Francis be a Antipope even though the Majority of Cardinals claim he is Pope?": http://www.thecatholicmonitor.com/2019/03/could-francis-be-antipope-even-though.html
- LifeSiteNews, "Confusion explodes as Pope Francis throws magisterial
weight behind communion for adulterers," December 4, 2017:
The AAS guidelines explicitly allows "sexually active adulterous couples facing 'complex circumstances' to 'access the sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist.'"
- On February 2018, in Rorate Caeli, Catholic theologian Dr. John Lamont:
"The AAS statement... establishes that Pope Francis in Amoris Laetitia has affirmed propositions that are heretical in the strict sense."
- On December 2, 2017, Bishop Rene Gracida:
"Francis' heterodoxy is now official. He has published his letter to the Argentina bishops in Acta Apostlica Series making those letters magisterial documents."
Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church by the bishops by the grace of God.
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