Over at OnePeterFive.com: Bishop Athanasisus Schneider: On the Question of a Heretical Pope. 1. First, Pope Honorius I was never condemned by any Ecumenical Council for heresy. He was anathemized for having failed to do enough to stop the spread … Continue reading
Category Archives: The Pope
Michael Voris versus Pope Francis – pt 3 – Tool of Satan
This is part three in a four-article series. Part one is here and Part two is here. This argument is very simple. Michael Voris has stated that anyone who is in a state of unrepented actual mortal sin is a … Continue reading
Michael Voris versus Pope Francis – pt 2 – Supernatural Faith
This is part two in a four-article series. Part one is here. 1. Supernatural Faith At baptism, we receive the infused theological virtues of love, faith, and hope, and the state of grace. Everyone in the state of grace has … Continue reading
Michael Voris versus Pope Francis — part 1 — Mortal Sin
This is the first of a four-part series on public assertions by Michael Voris at ChurchMilitant.com about the Supreme Pontiff and Vicar of Christ, Pope Francis. One article will be released each week in March (not necessarily on the same … Continue reading
Heresy and Schism, Past and Present
The current conservative schism is very revealing about the schisms and heresies of past centuries. Read any article on a heresy or schism of the distant past, e.g. Arianism, and you will find the heresy portrayed as one main error, … Continue reading
Did Pope St. Marcellinus commit Apostasy?
Pope Marcellinus (296-304) died a martyr and is one of many early Popes who are Catholic Saints. That fact alone leads me to the conclusion that Pope Marcellinus did not commit apostasy by sacrificing to the pagan gods, during the … Continue reading
Popes Listed in Order by Year
St. Peter (Ascension of Christ to ~67) St. Linus (67-76) St. Anacletus (Cletus) (76-88) once thought to be two different Popes St. Clement I (88-97) St. Evaristus (97-105) St. Alexander I (105-115) St. Sixtus I (115-125) St. Telesphorus (125-136) St. … Continue reading
In Support of Pope Francis
Pope Francis is the valid Roman Pontiff. The Church is indefectible. Therefore, God does not permit an invalid Pope to be accepted by the body of Bishops. Since Pope Francis has been so accepted, he must be a valid Roman … Continue reading
Is it a Sin to call for the Resignation of a Pope?
Yes, it is a mortal sin to publicly call for the resignation of any Roman Pontiff. Such an act includes the sin of scandal, the sin of usurping authority in the Church, and possibly the sin of making false accusations. … Continue reading
Progress toward the Schism
The conflict between Pope Francis and the leaders of the conservative Catholic subculture has progressed from one stage to another. Initially, when the new Pope was elected, conservatives were supportive, but also somewhat hesitant. He was already known not to … Continue reading
Paul Corrected Peter. Conservatives Correct Francis.
The correction Paul gave to Peter is often cited as a justification for the conservative rebukes of Pope Francis. Is there any difference between the correction Saint Paul the Apostle gave to Saint Peter, the leader of the Apostles and … Continue reading
The Roman Pontiff: Doctrine and Discipline
The faithful need the answers to these questions from the Magisterium. Each question is followed by my answer, unless otherwise indicated. Doctrine 1. Is each and every Pope chosen by God, through providence and grace? Yes, even the more sinful … Continue reading