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Ferrara's Facade: Why should the problem of Francis's legitimacy be brushed aside with "Ignore him"? If there are indications that a priest is abusing minors, would Chris Ferrara shake his head and shrug, "Ignore him"?

 
 
 
Aqua said…
... Ferrara’s advice represents those who take the easy way out - see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Plug your ears, cover your eyes and pretend all is well.

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Anonymous said…
In what way are they profiting from the dogma that Francis is pope? Ignoring the side that is saying “what heresy?” which side leads more to apostasy from Roman Catholicism, the side that that acclaims his heresies, blasphemies and anti Catholic behavior and insists that Bergoglio is not the pope or the side that acclaims the exact same things and insists he is the pope. By hiding the possible third option, people who know the faith are led into choosing either sedevacantism or leaving the Catholic Church in toto.

I wonder how they profit from it because a rational person understands people in their position will be judged more harshly if they are wrong, and the fact that they have no logical answers to some things that they (the traditional Catholic media cult) pontificate on should make them tremble. I once was led to sedevacantism because of the dogma that Francis is definitely pope. Something is preventing their mind from realizing they may be scandalizing more than they are saving souls from hell. Is it money, prestige, power? [https://www.thecatholicmonitor.com/2022/02/did-lifesitenews-admit-that-benedicts.html]

In a recent video with Brian McCall, Chris Ferrara was discussing the problem of Bergoglio's February 2 comments contradicting yet another teaching of the Catholic Faith. Ferrara's advice? "Ignore him." Where in canon law is such an approach advocated, let alone required? Ferrara is too sharp not to know this. Instead of advocating for appropriate ecclesial sanctions to be determined and imposed--up to and not excluding declaring that Bergoglio was never the Pope in the first place or has lost the office--Ferrara invents a CYA dodge of his own and tries to pass it off as orthodox--even Marian--Catholicism.

Could Counselor Ferrara please explain--based on objective criteria rather than his own subjective preferences--why the problem of Bergoglian legitimacy should consciously be brushed aside? If there are indications that a priest is abusing minors, would Chris Ferrara shake his head and shrug, "Ignore him"? If Joe Biden assaults fundamental human and Constitutional liberties, does Chris Ferrara find "Ignore him" to be an adequate response? Yet where the putative Pope is concerned, this ludicrously illogical standard is held to apply.

Why?

Could Chris Ferrara, on behalf of all those who wish too stop short of facing the truth not in general but egregiously in this sole regard, kindly explain?

Note: This is written by a friend of The Catholic Monitor  

Pray an Our Father now for reparation for the sins committed because of Francis's Amoris Laetitia.

Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Stop for a moment of silence, ask Jesus Christ what He wants 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.

Francis Notes:

- Doctor 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."
[https://archive.org/stream/SilveiraImplicationsOfNewMissaeAndHereticPopes/Silveira%20Implications%20of%20New%20Missae%20and%20Heretic%20Popes_djvu.txt]

- "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.

Election Notes:  

- Intel Cryptanalyst-Mathematician on Biden Steal: "212Million Registered Voters & 66.2% Voting,140.344 M Voted...Trump got 74 M, that leaves only 66.344 M for Biden" [http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2020/12/intel-cryptanalyst-mathematician-on.html?m=1]

- Will US be Venezuela?: Ex-CIA Official told Epoch Times "Chávez started to Focus on [Smartmatic] Voting Machines to Ensure Victory as early as 2003": http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2020/12/will-us-be-venezuela-ex-cia-official.html

- Tucker Carlson's Conservatism Inc. Biden Steal Betrayal is explained by “One of the Greatest Columns ever Written" according to Rush: http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2021/01/tucker-carlsons-conservatism-inc-biden.html?m=1
 
- A Hour which will Live in Infamy: 10:01pm November 3, 2020:
http://www.thecatholicmonitor.com/2021/01/a-hour-which-will-live-in-infamy-1001pm.html?m=1
 
What is needed right now to save America from those who would destroy our God given rights is to pray at home or in church and if called to even go to outdoor prayer rallies in every town and city across the United States for God to pour out His grace on our country to save us from those who would use a Reichstag Fire-like incident to destroy our civil liberties. [Is the DC Capitol Incident Comparable to the Nazi Reichstag Fire Incident where the German People Lost their Civil Liberties?: http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2021/01/is-dc-capital-incident-comparable-to.html?m=1 and Epoch Times Show Crossroads on Capitol Incident: "Anitfa 'Agent Provocateurs'":
http://catholicmonitor.blogspot.com/2021/01/epoch-times-show-crossroads-on-capital.html?m=1

Pray an Our Father now for the grace to know God's Will and to do it.
 
Pray an Our Father now for America.
 
Pray an Our Father now for the restoration of the Church as well as the Triumph of the Kingdom of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Someone should raise funds for Benedict. He told us so many years ago he dressed like a pope because he had nothing else to wear and 9 years since his retirement he still dresses like a pope. That means his wardrobe is empty.

Also, his caretaker is failing to take proper care of him. Instead of gently remind him he’s no longer pope, his caretaker lets him delude himself into acting like a pope, such as signing correspondence with his papal name. This is almost elderly abuse.

We need to raise money for him because the cheapskates around him refuse to help an old man, ex-pope no less.

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