The correct answer to Pope Bergoglio? Jesus Christ and Him Crucified.

  1. Amoris Laetitia is dated March 19th, 2016. Six months later, Canadian, American and  Portuguese Bishops continue to teach that:
    "In fidelity to the words of Jesus Christ ... Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, commits adultery against her; and if ... the divorced are remarried civilly, they find themselves in a situation that objectively contravenes God's law. Consequently, they cannot receive Eucharistic communion as long as this situation persists... Reconciliation through the sacrament of Penance can be granted only to those who have repented for having violated the sign of the covenant and of fidelity to Christ, and who are committed to living in complete continence." (Catechism of the Catholic Church, n.º1650).
    On the other hand, a section of the Buenos Aires Diocese and the Pope's Vicar for the Diocese of Rome teach exactly the opposite... in certain circumstances... They call this "continuity", although they are contradicting the Catechism and the previous 265 Popes.

  2. The publicly available list of Amoris Laetitia's doctrinal errors which was sent to all cardinals has not met with a public response from Amoris Laetitia's advocates who prefer to, wrongly and blindly, invoke Lumen Gentium 25 instead.

  3. Some people are still trying to judge Amoris Laetitia on its own terms but end up concluding that the whole thing is a dead end. Dead in the sense of mortal ... sin.

    I would like here to call your attention to two articles:

  4. BTW, the worst is still to come (the next episode...).

  5. After many months of trying to get to grips with the present pontificate I think I have finally got it.

    First of all, God has allowed us to live through and to endure the worst pontificate in the history of the Church.

    Second, we got the Pope and the Bishops that we deserve. If pew sitters are lukewarm catholics their pastors will be even worse than them.

    So all we can do, with the Grace of God, is to strive for sainthood... no compromises, no shortcuts; union with Jesus and Him crucified.

    A few practical pointers:

    If the Pope and a few bishops are promoting Eucharistic Sacrilege we must make sure, first, that our own communions are in a State of Grace and with the required dispositions and, second, that we do reparation for our sins and the sins of others;

    If our pastors don't kneel before the Blessed Sacrament we will do it for them;

    If our Shepherds fail to teach and in fact distort the teachings of the Church we must study Holy Scripture and Tradition, practice it and teach it to our families;

    If we can no longer rely on priests and bishops to guide us in our way to Heaven (vice is in, virtue is out), we must fall back on the writings of the saints, on the previous magisterium on the works of the Doctors and faithful theologians of ages past;

    If the Pope wants to make peace with the World we must shun it;

    If the hierarchy seems to have lost the Faith we must pray for their conversion; for a catholic Pope, for catholic bishops.

    In His own good time, God will sort it out.

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