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“The Judas Factor, Pope Francis, and “Amoris Laetitia”

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 “Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?”  (Luke 22: 47-48)   How we live in such perilous times, these modern times, when so many souls are on the brink of hell, fire, and damnation and are totally indifferent because of  false loves,  false charity, or the lovism of the day, which is the coalescence of all artificial loves and feelings.  The false charity of Judas Iscariot and his false loves of the world have ravaged again the Body of Christ:  today’s modern Catholic Church, as well as Christianity in general.   Especially is this true with Pope Francis’ recent two synods on the family and his papal exhortation entitled “Amoris Laetitia”. 
     This age and these times have worshiped at the altar of money, pride, pleasure, and self-power, precisely where Judas Iscariot went astray in his betrayal of Jesus Christ, and Our Savior;  therefore, Judas had to live with a feigned loved of Christ, a false charity which culminated in his betrayal and his false kiss of Jesus Christ in spite of his fallacious claim to discipleship all the same.   This is Francis, this is his pontificate, this is his synodal disaster with the bishops of the Catholic Church, and “Amoris  Laetitia”.  Truly, Satan’s gospel of prosperity and feel-good religion  has mortally infected the hearts and souls of Christians and Catholics everywhere today.  In truth, claiming to love Christ as a disciple but really not is the result of false loves, a sinful heart, and the spread of false charity.   It is this false charity of the modern world:  an outgrowth of liberal Protestantism and feel-good Christianity, that has so wantonly betrayed Christ’s love, a false love, which has likewise been embraced heartily by modern day Catholic theology and Christian charity, especially since Vatican II and now with Pope Francis’ document “Amoris  Laetitia” and the entire synodal  process of all the bishops and cardinals of the Catholic Church.
        This false charity of Judas Priest is epitomized by the unorthodox and unfaithful  pope Francis.   Especially is this evident with the biblical story of how Judas complained to Christ  and the other apostles how Mary Magdalen anointed Christ just before His death with the expensive bottle of precious nard.   Judas declared forthrightly that the precious nard should have been sold and the money therefrom ought to be given to the poor.   However, Christ greatly defended Mary’s deep reverence and filial love for Christ’s precious Body saying:  “Leave her alone, for the poor you shall always have with you.”   Nevertheless, this is Francis, this is His so-called pontificate and this is the cardinals and bishops of the Catholic Church today throughout the world!  How so?
      Observe how deep the reverence has always remained through the centuries for the most Holy Eucharist and Christ’s Real Presence!   However, to diminish its utter holiness and sacredness or allow this,  is nothing less than overt sacrilege.   Today, in the Catholic Church Pope Francis, the Judas Priest of the biblical past revisited, promulgated officially from the Chair of Peter along with the Cardinals and Bishops of the Church that there is nothing wrong now with divorced and remarried x-catholics receiving the most holy Eucharist, only after a brief Confessional rendezvous with the local parish priest who will allow this horrendous sacrilege on an individual basis in spite of this being a gross sacrilege for 2000 years now up to Francis.   With all past teaching of previous popes  of the perennial magisterium, no divorced catholic who was remarried could ever partake of the Holy Eucharist in light of St. Paul’s poignant reminder:  “to eat the Flesh of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ unworthily means you eat and drink your own damnation.   In fact, no divorced and remarried catholic  who would not give up their grievous sin of adultery could ever be allowed to legitimately receive the most Holy Eucharist before Francis.    
     This is the sacrilege of Francis, open to the Judas Priest Factor along with all the cardinals and bishops who, like Judas Priest,  were quite  happy to diminish the sacred reverence due Almighty God in the Eucharist for money and worldly gain.    Again this is Francis who is happy to propagate this sacrilege, that denies the holy reverence due Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist for money, or for worldly gain.   How nefarious for the Bishops , priests and Cardinals to compromise with the true charity due Almighty God in the Eucharist and how sacrilegious for such intimates of Our Lord to be so perverse.  And this , perhaps, to fill the coffers of their parishes with a few more dollars, from countenancing  this horrendous sacrilege from apostate catholics, in reality.
      Now priests who engage in this sacrilegious travesty become nothing more than ecclesiastical functionaries  and not “victims” like Jesus Christ who yearned to be as much “victim” for Almighty God  as He was  to be his loyal priest.   Not so, anymore!    Few today  in Christ’s priesthood are sacrificial “victims” for Christ by helping the sheep in their flock from committing such a horrible sin of sacrilege,  but instead they look past the adultery of xcatholics being a grievous sin.   Yet to be priest and victim as Jesus Christ was, demands  that they evangelize all such wandering sheep in adultery to completely repent of the
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adultery and leave their infamous mate!    Here are Bishop Fulton Sheen’s prophetic words on this:
              “Eventually I came to see that the Lord was teaching me not only to be a priest, but also to be a victim.   This explains why two of the books which I authored are on this very subject.   I can remember when, after four months in the hospital, I began to recover;  I was reading Mass on an altar constructed over the bed before a few priests and friends.   I spontaneously gave a sermon, which I remember so well.  I said that I was glad that I had open-heart surgery because when the Lord comes to take us all, He will look to see if we have any marks of the Cross upon ourselves.  He will look at our hands to see if they are crucified from sacrificial giving;  He will look at our feet to see if they have been thorn-bruised and nail-pierced searching for lost sheep;  He will look at our heart to see if that has been opened to receive His Divine Heart.   Oh what joy is mine just to have endured the minuscule Maybe He will recognize me from that scar and receive me into His Kingdom.” With such irritation of His suffering on the Cross by having a wounded side.  
       Remember, no legitimate orthodox pope of the Catholic Church before Francis  would have ever taught such sacrilege or diminishment of reverence to the Holy Presence of Christ as Judas Priest did but all popes up to Frances have defended, and taught authoritatively on the sacredness of Christ’s Presence in the Eucharist, up to and including Pope Benedict XVI and St. John Paul II.   They all have believed so strongly, the popes of the centuries, who were most holy and exemplary as Mary Magdalen in showing through teaching, demeanor, liturgy, and papal gravitas this holy, holy  reverence!
        Furthermore those cardinals and bishops and priests of the Catholic Church who fail to distinguish these  crucial differences viz. that receiving the Holy Eucharist in living adultery is mortal sin and sacrilege, as Francis has promulgated, go along in his silent apostasy (read below).  
        God save  us!   Francis must be chastised  by the appropriate authorities of the upper hierarchy for this heretical sacrilege and anathematized for this false teaching.   Gerald Cardinal Muller as well as all cardinals who have the appropriate authority should immediately step forward to condemn this heresy and apostasy before innumerable souls are lost.  
     This false charity that is upon us all in these latter days should be no surprise to biblically aware Catholics who have contemplated often on these prophetic words of Christ:  “And in the end  many false prophets shall rise, and shall seduce many.   And because iniquity hath abounded, the charity of many shall grow cold.”  (Mt 24: 12)  Thus, we can observe from this that it is the lethal false perception of what is Christ’s teachings that has led precipitously to this false kiss of Judas priest and his false charity.   For example, to now declare from the papacy of Francis that living together in overt adultery is no long
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er mortal sin and now worthy of the most Holy Eucharist in this papal exhortation is spiritual madness!    
       Lest we love in our hearts Christ’s totality of truth, we flounder in Satan’s ugly embrace, loving the false loves of this world and their seemingly endless rationalizations  i.e. adultery is love.   For did not St. John the Evangelist say:  “He that loveth me not, keepeth not my words.”  (Jn. 14: 24)  You do not love unless you love the whole truth.”  We must also realize that this doctrine of false charity is all pervasive, seeping with its poisonous venom into virtually every part of theological discipline:   scriptural, moral, systematic, dogmatic, liturgical, spiritual, and even ecumenical theologies.   Accompanying the false charity is the wickedness of the day in such a flood of malice:   homosexuality, abortion, contraception, adultery, fornication, euthanasia, and stem-cell research---  to name but a few.   One would have to be blind to deny the profundity of wickedness that abounds in these times.  
       What is the nature of this false charity?   It is, in truth, not  charity at all or love of God, or love of one’s fellow man in the least, but a dastardly, diabolical cover-up like Judas’ false kiss of Jesus Christ that purports to be love but, in reality, has nothing whatsoever to do with love.   In fact, it is the master of deceit in all of its subtleties, purporting to be one thing, yet being something else altogether.   This false charity of the modern world is so devious and full of satanical deception that it deserved Our Lord Jesus Christ’s most powerful condemnation.    After Judas betrayed Jesus, the Son of God, with the false kiss of false charity, Jesus uttered with authoritative finality  these words : 
“It were better that thou were not born than to betray the Son of God with a kiss.”   There is no stronger condemnation in all of sacred scripture by Christ than these portentous words;  for Our Dear Lord wished to warn all mankind of the sheer wickedness and folly of false charity above all other sins.   This false charity is a lie perpetual by the father of lies himself, Satan; and it is engulfing souls by uncountable numbers in the Catholic Church today who have been taught to pervert Chris’s infinite charity into a false satanical love by as much as what is not faithfully taught as by what is cunningly unfaithfully taught.   This again is Pope Francis and his deceitfuly manipulated  document “Amoris Laetitia” and the entire synodal process with all the bishops and cardinals of the Catholic Church by devastating the perennial magisterium of 2000 years and the “indissolubility of Holy Matrimony”.   Such satanical duplicity, claiming to love those living in adultery with a false “mercy”  THAT DOES NOT REMIND THEM OF THEIR SERIOUS SIN and that they must fully repent , is only possible in the lukewarm world of spiritual indifference, moral relativity, and a careless affectation founded upon self-aggrandizement.   This is nothing less than a demonic love, consuming sinners into an abyss of cold, lukewarm indifference, a so-called middle ground world created by Satan and called by the world today “tolerance”.    Today, this pandemic redefining of ‘love’ from Christ’s own sacrificial love of total self-giving to a feel-good religion of  “I’m OK and you’re OK” has reeked havoc upon Christian charity.  
Can  love be authentically fou
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nd in any human heart that tolerates evil in its varying degrees?   Christ would say ‘no’ but Satan ‘yes’. 
        This erroneous nomenclature of satanical vocabulary, such as the word “tolerance” that is used to rename an evil, cold, lukewarm moral indifference as the very love of Christ itself is the evil’s shrewdest form of false charity in its very essence, for it seems to be love but in reality is not.   A typical example of this is the perverted “mercy” of Francis to give the Holy Eucharist to the divorced and remarried or as virtually all governments of the world allow abortion under the concept of another false charity called “choice”.   Overwhelmingly, this diabolical deceit is at work everywhere in Catholic pulpits in the last thirty years which promotes an ambiguous redefinition of love as implying all religions love God equally;   love your neighbor means to forgive the unrepentant  sinner of everything and never reprove him for anything;  and love of God means only His mercy and none of His Justice as in “God loves you even when you are sinning and doing wrong.  i.e. the ambiguous : ‘ love the sinner but not the sin. ‘  ”
      A concerted effort is made to avoid Christ’s supreme definition of love;  “If you love Me, you will keep My commandments  or you will do My Father’s Will and avoid all sin.”   Commonly, we can detect a ‘lovism’ sermon today by a total avoidance and antipathy for the following subjects:  death, judgement, heaven, hell—the four last things—and sin in all of its definitions and manifestations;   however, all the great Catholic mystics and spiritual writers through the centuries have advanced these salient teachings--- Catherine of Sienna, John of the Cross, John Chrysostom,  Augustine,  Aquinas,  Louis de Monfort.   ‘Lovism’ sermons are syrupy, sappy, theologically impotent, and heretical;   for they basically advance the doctrine of feel-good Christianity that tolerates all kinds of evils:  no one sins, no one is going to hell, no one needs to convert anymore---we are all equal in what today has become theological egalitarianism at its worst.     Simply love and tolerate your neighbor in all he or she says or does as Francis does  in cozeying up to Castro, the avowed Italian atheist  Eugenio  Scalfari, or his allowing known homosexuals in the priesthood at the Vatican  to receive his personal public affections as well as noted protestant ministers in the  public press with whom he meets.   
      This is neither Christian, nor Catholic, nor Christ-like theology;  for one can easily see that Jesus Christ was, indeed, the supreme moralist of all time who was constantly explicating sin in all of its intricacies throughout His human sojourn.  In fact, almost ninety percent of the great Sermon on the Mount is replete with prohibitions:  do not  be angry;  you shall not kill;  do not worry;  do not commit adultery;  do not divorce or remarry;  do not  swear  etc.,  if you wish to be saved and live with Christ, your Lord and God, for all eternity in heaven.   How many priests today really and truly preach Jesus Christ and are not ‘Judas Priests’?     As a statement against all the satanical implications of the word ‘love’  throughout the centuries, Catholicism has employed a most special nomenclature for ‘love’ in order to avoid the sea of ambiguities, misconceptions, distortions and false teachings which this most special concept of Christ-like love has so often, unfortunately, attracted.   These master craftsmen of this satanical deceit today are known as facilitators of a new-age consensus, who are the grand manipulators of theological mind control and Catholic consensus-building on all subjects, including most notoriously, this new theology of ‘lovism’.   Moreover, in virtually any foreign language, this hideous ambiguity exists for the word love except with Latin, which has for centuries been able to nourish and keep secure the Church’s magisterial theology of tradition intact.
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an ancient language of precision which does not yield opportunities to massage its vocabulary and language with ambiguous meanings because it is classified as a dead language and will not change.   It is a well known fact of late how translators manipulate the Latin into all kinds of unseemly deceits to spin the meaning of a translation since Vatican II.   For example, in English one can use ‘love’ to mean many different things:   one can ‘love’ God,  ‘love’ his neighbor as himself,  ‘love’ his cat under the bed,  ‘love’ sex,  drinking,  food, clothes, cars  etc.   In  short, the term ‘love’ in English has become so intensely bloated semantically that it is now virtually meaningless;  however, ecclesiastical Latin has one wofeeling and nothing else.  As the Roman poet Vergil has said so succinctly regarding passionate love:  “Amor omnia vincit.”  How precise the meaning of the Latin language in making proper semantic differentiations of words where necessary’, for example, correct Latin used  only for the sacrificial love of Christ,  ‘ caritas’ ,  while the Latin word  ‘amor’,  was a worldly term for love in common parlance so much akin to our modern word for ‘love’, indicating a passionate feeling and nothing else.   As the Roman poet Vergil has said so succinctly regarding passionate love:  “Amor omnia vincit.” (“Love overcomes everything.&rdquoWinking  How precise the meaning of the Latin language in making proper semantic differentiation where necessary.  
      Therefore, the Latin caritas  was translated into English only as its most obvious English derivative ‘charity’ for so long until Vatican II, and so theologians, preachers, and catechists were careful to use ‘charity’ and not ‘love’ when they were speaking of Christian love in Latin, being aware of the significant difference in meaning with these two Latin words.  It is this  ‘lovism’ which is the new-fangled liberal theology of love that one hears so often bandied about from pulpits today in Catholic Churches—what simply promotes  Satan’s false charity.   It is clear now how ‘charity’ is the word Catholicism has employed throughout the centuries in English to express this unique, supernatural love of God for mankind,   of Christian men for their neighbors,  of Christ for His Father,  of Christ’s love for us on the Cross.   Finally, it is so evident how today’s Catholic pulpits are awash in a sea of lovism, which is another clandestine tool of satanical intrigue from the Great Imitator himself.
        And now the unthinkable has occurred with Pope  Francis, ignoring from the throne of Peter, the utter significance of this great difference of meaning in choosing the Latin word “amoris” to entitle the very document itself of the papal  exhortation on two synods on the family, along with all  the bishops and cardinals of the Catholic Church!   And this was done  with all the derogatory and negative meanings and implications that  ‘amoris’  has in comparison to ‘caritatis’.   How unspeakable and how demonic for the hierarchy of the Church to ignore this and all that it implies in this important document from the Vatican!            
      All of this points to why Catholicism for centuries, even in the English language, has religiously avoided the common word ‘love’ to express Christ’s sacrificial divine love of mankind, but instead has only used ‘charity’ or its appropriate equivalent in modern languages.  Can we doubt that Judas was full of himself and emboldened about his reasons why he should betray Christ, reasons that Jesus had so vehemently and so often attacked  throughout His teaching mission vis-à-vis the Pharisees, the Jewish philosophers of tolerance and false love during Christ’ sojourn on earth.  They even pressed Christ to redefine love to mean “adultery” , only because Moses allowed it.   This Jesus Christ did not tolerate, defending the indissolubility of marriage most impeccably!    This shocking clash of love of this world versus the love of Christ has surfaced with an intense fury unprecedented in the modern Catholic Church as never before.  
      It is a supreme act of moral depravity to teach that Christ’s definition of love does not include  the avoidance of all sin  i.e. that divorced and remarried Catholics can now receive the most Holy Eucharist by simply meeting with a confessor and yet not repenting completely of this scandalous and grievous sin but going on in this seriously sinful state and yet being acceptable by any priest for the Holy Eucharist.   This is scandalous blasphemy of the Sacred Species of Our Lord Jesus Christ!   Beneath all manifestations of this false charity is this basic denial to correct –out of true Christian charity—the morally depraved, the spiritually indifferent, and the religiously unattached;   thus underwriting Satan’s false charity and his world of moral tolerance.  
        It is, in effect, Satan’s consummate betrayal of Christ with the false kiss of false charity.   It appears to be charity, but it is not;  it seems to be virtuous, but it is malicious.   For a pope, such as Francis, to make light of Catholic doctrine in this Exhortation of the Two Synods “Amoris Laetitia” becomes an uncompromising and unprincipled attitude of moral indifference which is as spiritually deleterious as the carping attitude of  a self-righteous Pharisee, covertly awash in satanic  pride of moral liberation.   Tis absolutely imperative that one understands these two perversions of false charity, if we wish to live in Christ-like charity.   So many, many souls are deceived by Satan’s version of false charity, a deadly theological look-alike, which argues love would never condemn anyone to hell for sinfulness: adultery,   contraception, divorce, homosexuality etc.   These are the nefarious attitudes of ‘false charity’ that Satan inevitably sows in minds and hearts of his unwary followers—agreeing in their hearts to go along, to get along, in order to receive the false loves and adulation of this world.  
       “Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss? “    How much these foreboding words of Jesus Christ as a dramatic admonishment against the error of false charity,  especially for us moderns who are warned in advance by Christ that this spiritual malady would be all pervasive in these latter days.   This was a duplicitous, cunning appearance of love of Christ by Judas;  but, in reality, a vicious wicked pretension of love that hid beneath the surface the filth of sin and the corrupting death of the human soul.   “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!  For you are like whitewashed tombs which outwardly appear beautiful, but within they are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness.”  (Mt 23:27)  It is this duplicitous travesty of the Judas kiss and its utter semblance of love that so bespeaks the modernist manifestations of love of Christ in the Catholic Church today and the holy priesthood.   It is good to consider Fulton J. Sheen’s prophetic words of the future Catholic Church back in 1948 when he was a young priest:     “The Third temptation in which Satan asked will become the temptation to have a new religion without a Cross, a liturgy without a world to come, a religion to destroy a religion, or a politics which is a religion—one that renders unto Caesar even the things   that are God’s.
In the midst of all his seeming love for humanity and his glib talk of freedom and equality, he will have one great secret which he will tell to no one:  he will not believe in God.   Because his religion will be brotherhood without the fatherhood of God, HE WILL DECEIVE EVEN THE ELECT.  He will set up a COUNTERCHURCH which will be the APE OF THE CHURCH, because he, the Devil, is the ape of God.   It will have all the notes and characteristics of the Church,  but in reverse and emptied of its DIVINE CONTENT.   It will be a mystical body of the Antichrist that will in all externals resemble the mystical body of Christ…”    (Fulton J. Sheen, Communism and the conscience of the West  (Bobbs-Merril Company, Indianapolis, 1948 ) pp. 24,25
      At no time in the history of Holy Mother Church have we witnessed such a realization of this travesty than in the false love of the most Holy Face of Christ, our Lord and God, in the desacralization of His Real Presence through  the Papal Exhortation of  Francis and the two            Synods of cardinals and bishops on the family,  which allows divorced and remarried Catholics  now to receive the most Holy Eucharist!  This, more than anything else, is a deceitful love of Satan and not a true belief in the love of Christ’s Real Presence in the Eucharist.   This is nothing less than the false kiss of a false love and scandalous heresy and apostasy as well!
                            God save us,
                    J.   Hughes   Dunphy
    “May the darkness of sin and the night of heathenism vanish before
The Light of the Word and the Spirit of grace, and may the Heart of Jesus live in the hearts of men. Amen.”
He drew near to Jesus to kiss Him:  but Jesus said to him:
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Silent Apostasy of Francis

Silent Apostasy of Francis

The absolute failure of Francis to teach, articulate and defend the "indissolubility" of Catholic matrimony at the Fall Synod of bishops in Rome makes vividly clear again the "Silent Apostasy" of Francis, his adamant heresy and significant schism for the first time in 2000 years, all in one pope.   And truly  all cardinals, bishops, and priests who participate in this spiritual  fraud and satanical deceit of allowing divorced and remarried x catholics to receive Holy Communion while still living with their adulterous mates without an annulment are equally guilty of the sacrilege of the Sacred Body and Blood of Christ, as well as schism, just like Pope Francis.  Let us be clear here, Catholic Sacramental Marriage is forever unless annulled--in its supposedly few instances-- in spite of what any pope may say, bishop, or priest in Confession or out of Confession  regarding any mortal sin of adultery.  Sacramental marriage is therefore "indissoluble." For the faithful to go along with this,  they also are in schism for denying this perennial truth of the Catholic faith, namely, that all sacramental marriages are forever and to be living in adultery and frequenting any other sacraments of the Church without an annulment or until death of the partner is sacrilegious.   
     

Being a jesuit Francis is too smart to outwardly deny this vital truth on the "indissolubility of marriage" in the open,  but, instead via "silent apostasy" of failing to authoritatively defend, apply, protect and teach the fullness of this truth viz. the "indissolubility" and utter beauty of Holy Matrimony at the Fall Synod,  Francis becomes one of the few popes of open and defiant heresy on the throne of Peter in centuries.   Nor does Francis apparently care much about this heresy of "silent apostasy" either ,
because he is more emboldened than ever through acting not overtly but covertly, by allowing, encouraging, and promoting the sacrilegious reception of Holy Communion in an adulterous state, which is an heinous sacrilege by obviating the Church law on the "indissolubility" of all sacramental  marriage and the impossibility of ever allowing this vice of adultery, but, via his papal authority he creates an exception to this law of the Council of Trent by creating a quick annulment process through simply a visit to your local bishop or parish priest and , in effect, obtaining your quick catholic divorce,or so-called annulment or whatever. What a scandal! 
                                                   
 

New Catholic Divorce  

   
This satanical act of a Roman Pontiff, Francis, makes the Church and its hierarchy of cardinals and bishops, and priests, as well as all so-called catholics who participate in this new "catholic divorce" or approve of it as the first players in
"open schism" of the once orthodox Roman Catholic Church with itself in thousands of years!   This is Francis, his papacy, and the deconstruction of the Petrine office and its authority as never before sought by a member of the upper hierarchy, so bold and so cunning and so diabolical.  Nevertheless, this is Francis, always now, and his Catholic Church wherein all doctrine and the deposit of faith, will perpetually devolve, change, and clandestinely, be altered for the sake of a compromise with the world, the flesh, and the devil.   Francis is a serpent, waiting to destroy, any and everything holy about the Sacrament of Matrimony and who advocates, encourages, and promotes, by silently allowing adultery its opposite (heresy of "silent apostasy"), especially when he  fails to be a traditional and obedient pope and clearly teach, define, protect, promote and defend this most holy sacrament of marriage and its "indissolubility" as all previous popes throughout history did.   What a mendacity!  
                                                   


Trinitarian
Matrimony Forever!
   
In fact, so sacred is the sacrament of Holy Matrimony that the Most Holy Trinity Itself is so defined in marital terms by the theology of the Catholic Church for nearly 2000 years now, for t
he Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are together an infinite marriage of perfect love for all eternity!   It is no wonder Our Divine Lord fought vehemently with the ancient Jews for just this wicked sin of adultery which they so avidly advanced by arguing that Moses allowed divorce and remarriage:  to which Christ the Divine Teacher taught them so vigorously and forthrightly, "only because of the hardness of your hearts".   "But I say to you any man who looks even lustfully upon a woman has already committed adultery in his heart."   Moreover, Our Lord condemned the whole age and times in which He lived as "a wicked and adulterous generation."   Imagine what Jesus Christ, the "Divine Bridegroom" Himself would say of these times in which we live today under Pope Francis where there is no orthodox doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church under attack so wickedly  by pope, cardinals, bishops, priests and people but the Holy Sacrament of Matrimony.  And related to this the disgusting soft-pedaling on homosexuality and its approval in synodal discussions, the next fiasco, probably, under this apostate pope. 
                                           

 
The Democratic Catholic Church and Francis 
     
In reality what we have today is heinous crimes against the holy sacrament of Matrimony at so-called Catholic Church Synods in which doctrines of the Church i.e. "the indissolubility of marriage" are discussed, debated, and then voted upon in a democratic process with the pope leading the discussion.   In effect, Francis has now launched this protestantized feel good religion of "It's all in the vote" for the decimation of all orthodoxy and the Catholic faith will inevitably result.  Francis's papacy has become a veritable reign of terror, allowing such atrocities as:   accelerated Catholic divorce through a feigned annulment process, lifetime adultery with Catholic status, sacreligeous Communions for such moral reprobates living in adultery, popes perpetually living in
"silent apostasy" by failing continuously to teach, articulate, and defend the Catholic faith i.e. "indissolubility of marriage",  a scattered flock caused by hireling priests, bishops and popes who do not defend the flock from the wolf at the door and its heresy, thus causing an adulterated catholic church in open schism with itself perpetually.   God save us! 
                                                       
   

"The Divine Bridegroom" 

     
Is there no end to the reign of this heretic, apostate, schismatic pope Francis and his minions who applaud his moral corruption and spiritual profligacy--such pusullanimity of  cardinals and bishops in abundance?   Consider how the
Mother of God declared at her apparition at LaSalette, France that in the end, "Rome would lose the faith and become the seat of the anti-christ."  And ruminate on the truth of Mary's words at Fatima how most souls go to hell for sins of the flesh.   Finally, consider Christ always referred to Himself so mysteriously and mystically as the Divine Bridegroom and his Church, the Mystical Body of Christ, as His Spouse.   This marriage of pure holy souls to Christ Himself  is the holy teaching of the Church for 2000 years and its perennial magisterium.   Not with Francis , this unorthodox, illegitimate, and unholy pope who is probably one of the wolves who will come before the end in sheep's clothing.  Francis fails to follow the Good Shepherd and teach, preach, and defend the orthodox Roman Catholic faith as all popes in the recent and even distant past.  Therefore, he is one of the "hirelings" our Divine Lord cursed.  "For a hireling cares not for the sheep but scatters them, and runs away just before the wolf attacks." Let us hope not but the picture is very, very grim.

                                                             
Theologi
cal Reign of Terror

The scandalous rule of Francis now allows a theological reign of terror upon the Body of Christ, His Church and His Spouse:   Simply going to Holy Communion without giving up your adulterous partner becomes 'holy' under Francis.  How heinous!    Also sacrilegious Communions will now 
become commonplace, for repentance from sin
IN CONFESSION  is no longer the 'sine qua non' of worthy reception of the most Holy Eucharist i.e. giving up your adulterous mate.  With a pope "who accepts you as you are", Francis becomes a political liberal politician at his best.  No longer is the Catholic Church a "hospital for sinners" simply because it is not 'politically correct' to preach on sin, penance, true contrition for your sin, firm purpose of amendment, avoidance of all near occasions to sin, having to go to Confession, doing penance for reparation of your sins, self-denial, or mortification.   So the modernist Francis who ignores by "silent apostasy" the traditional teachings of the Catholic Church,  he decimates three sacraments at once:   Holy Matrimony  as an "indissoluble bond" forever; the cleansing  from serious sin by a worthy Confession before Holy Communion, and no need to worry about a Sacrilegious Communion and about St. Paul's warning to not receive the "Body and Blood of Christ unworthily because you eat and drink your own damnation."   Unless this is stopped Francis and all his minions of the hierarchy and faithful will undermine everything that is holy about the once Orthodox Roman Catholic Church and its marks of being 'one, holy, Catholic, and Apostolic.' 
  
                                                                                   
Infamous War on Tradition

Francis will have nothing to do with traditional Catholicism and, in fact, he is, unequivocally,  at war with it as is plainly clear.   Forget any notion with Francis of 'fraternal correction or admonish the sinner' as the Spiritual Works of Mercy demand.   For example, in the past if an individual was involved in an adulterous relationship, he would be advised and obliged to go to Confession, repent of this egregious sin and cleanse his soul with true contrition for this most serious mortal sin.  Once forgiven by a priest and at peace, he or she would be encouraged to mend any marital  discord, especially of his or her own doing, and therefore help preserve and keep their sacramental bond intact of their first legitimate marriage.   Thus the "indissoluble bond" of the sacrament of Matrimony was always preserved in the Catholic Church.  Under every pope, prior to Pope Francis is this true!   
                                                                             
New Theology of Francis and His  Demise

This folly of Francis must be brought to a definitive end before he and his 'new theology' and 'new catechism' totally devastate the entire Church of Jesus Christ and force it into schism with itself. 
Hopefully and prayerfully,  enough moral outrage from Cardinals, Bishops, and Priests, can stop Francis'
"silent apostasy" by going to the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith and its prefect Gerald Cardinal Muller who can authoritatively bring this 'scandal of scandals'  to a screeching halt  by declaring Francis as the heretic, apostate, and schismatic "Bishop of Rome" that he truly is; for Gerald Cardinal Muller has already declared authoritatively before the synod that any "inconsistency between doctrine and practice is heresy in one form or another.   Let this "anathema" from Gerald Cardinal Muller come forth without delay before many more thousands and millions of souls are lost forever through Francis and his "heretical" teaching.   For Our Divine Lord has warned that before the end, "there will be many false prophets who will lead many astray."    
             

"May the darkness of sin and the night of heathenism vanish before the Light of the Word and the Spirit of Grace and may the Heart of Jesus live in the hearts of men, now and forever. Amen.  


                                                         
   
God have mercy,


                                                           
J   Hughes  Dunphy 
       
              
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“The Heresy & Apostasy of Francis and The Decline of The Catholic Faith!”

“The Heresy & Apostasy of Francis and The Decline of The Catholic Faith!”

Instead of teaching the orthodox Catholic faith from the Chair of Peter to save souls, Francis preaches to the world on saving Mother Earth and this Planet from Humans, which has become, not any traditional Encyclical of Holy Mother Church but Francis’ Jesuitical, Teilhardian, political manifesto.

“Re
pentance for Sin”

Any legitimate pope would never undertake such a depravity but would teach forthrightly, clearly, solely on repentance for sin and saving souls; not the earth from humans. Moreover, such unorthodox, and unCatholic behavior on the part of a pope, a first, demonstrates loudly and clearly that Francis lacks a contrite and humble heart, a veritable ‘sine qua non’ in any pope through the centuries but, above all, by St. Peter himself.
To not have a humble and contrite heart for sin is the way of the world, of its leaders, lost souls aplenty and the devil himself who cannot abide sorrow for one’s sins, yet alone contriteness of heart in a pope. Consequently, St. Peter, before his own conversion from the fearsome sin of apostasy and denial of Christ at His Crucifixion could not be abided by Our Divine Lord till Peter repented for this travesty, not just in the confines of his heart, but publicly to Our Lord and not once, but three times to achieve total forgiveness.

“Sin of Apostasy”

Since this sin of apostasy was so public by Peter: “I do not know the Man,” Christ therefore demanded an equally public repentance and even three times: “Do you love Me, Peter?” Then Our Lord said forthrightly each time: “Feed My Sheep!”
And then hereafter Peter made feeding the lambs and sheep the most important aspect of his time as Prince of the Apostles till his martyred death for his faith and the salvation of souls and their repentance.
But, one wonders, why did Peter commit this horrible sin of apostasy, deny Christ and all He stood for, taught, and preached? Why? Because of human respect! However, nothing by far is more important to Christ than the purity of our souls from sin before Our Lord, each and every one of us, and long before our titles of pope, cardinal, bishop, priest or world leader, politician, house wife, working father or all the other titles of self- respect!
In fact, Roman Catholic theology that fails to teach repentance for one’s sins or how to achieve it, neither fulfills the definition of Catholic orthodoxy or teaches, in any way, the Roman Catholic faith; and this is the whole egregious failure which explains Francis’ papacy and its obsession with his political-enviro fiasco and his so-called signal synod on allowing grievous sinners or adulterers to receive the most Holy Eucharist without confessional repentance or modifying the mandatory ecclesial process of marital nullity, if he approves of it.

“The Sin of Sodomy”

Similarly, any effort to give a blessing to homosexual couples at this upcoming synod of Francis by implying sin does not exit in this most disordered perversity becomes one of the worst attacks of heresy, apostasy , and schism on the true faith by; a pope, a king,a priest, or people since the Reformation. This includes even trying to justify the voluntary orientation to this depravity as though it were somehow less culpable when it, in effect, is living wholly in the occasion of sin, a mortal sin per se under these circumstances.
Furthermore, all participants and sychophant lukewarm Catholics, be they clerics or not, who underwrite this most formidable attack on orthodoxy and Catholic teaching--by a pope himself--are just as guilty and pernicious for supporting homosexual unions and attacking the Lord as the crowd of high priests and Jews who clamored for Christ’s Crucifixion with such bold effrontery of screaming: “Crucify Him! Crucify Him!”
This bold or naked apostasy or denial of Christ of the time of the first Christians is no different than today’s more modern, yet more subtle version, of denying Christ; for both forms involve walking coldly away from Christ and all that He taught and stood for and represented: the classic example of St. Peter’s three denials or Pope Francis denying persistently the indissolubility of marriage as a ‘sine qua non’ prerequisite for valid reception of the most Holy Eucharist which is a possible consideration at Francis’ upcoming synod on marriage and homosexual unions and the family.

“The Most Holy Eucharist”

Thus, the mere consideration or possibility of an apostate Catholic, divorced and remarried outside the Catholic Church, who walks away from the Church and its orthodox Roman Catholic teachings on marriage ought to be courted back again to the Church by using the most Holy Eucharist as the bargaining tool would never have been even countenanced by a pre-Vatican II pope like Pius XII. How base! How heretic and how apostate such an action by a pope of the Catholic Church can be and, moreover, altogether scandalous!

To not be totally supportive as pope of the Magisterium of the centuries that “de fide” declared by the Council of Trent that all mortal sin or any sin for that matter can only be removed, plus that of adultery, by a priest in the Sacrament of Confession in the Catholic Church is “anathema”. Or to hold as Pope Francis appears to encourage with his synod on the family that the annulment process is superfluous and need not be utilized to correct the grievous marital violation of an invalid marriage is a heretical misstep of the worst dimensions.
Moreover, we know how St. Peter went out and wept bitterly after his most grievous sin of apostasy, in denying Christ and everything Our Lord stood for and taught with this gross denial of his.
In short, Peter had a very sensitive conscience that smarted at his own sin, unlike Francis, on the other hand, who exhibits virtually no sense of having a contrite and humble heart for he almost never talks about “sin” in the traditional sense of the Church’s teachings throughout the centuries of right and wrong, but sin, to Francis, refers thus far in his papacy to everything in the liberal creed: pollution of the earth, climate change, ownership of guns, gun manufacturers, oil, redistribution of wealth through the tax system, the evil rich etc.

“Contriteness of Heart”

The Traditions of the Church, demanding contriteness of heart and Confession for forgiveness of sin at the Council of Trent have always been sufficient for anyone confessing the sin of adultery and always will be. No new variations on the Deposit of Faith and the Upper Room where Christ, Our Lord, breathed on the gathered apostles with these words: “Whose sins you forgive, will be forgiven; and whose sins you retain, they shall be retained,’” will ever be necessary for those sinners, repentant of adultery or any other sin, for that matter. This is a heinous attack on Tradition by Francis and the Vatican II crowd of cardinals and bishops who already have reeked enough havoc on holy Mother Church with the Great Apostasy of the last fifty years with millions and millions of fallen away Catholics, worldwide!
Yet St. Peter succumbed to the absolute necessity of a public confession for his sin of apostasy and denying Christ three times during Our Lord’s Passion and Death. And St. Peter did this with the most sincere contriteness, which He showed ever after as Prince of the Apostles.
Not so is such contriteness to be found with Pope Francis as pope who denies Christ both by failure to teach the Deposit of Faith of the centuries and to defend these truths and teachings when under attack by cardinals, i.e. Kasper of Germany, et al. and bishops throughout the world, and the forces of the giant secular media worldwide.
Especially is this true of the disordered perversion of the sin of sodomy, within and without the Catholic Church today.
Nor does Francis, unlike Peter and all previous popes, have a contrite and repentant heart, for he has no sense of sin in his own failures of apostasy as pope, for if he did he would recognize how all of us are sinners and need to repent, always and constantly, whether inside the church or on the outside and how he is , above all, the first of all of us sinners together. Francis believes as so many false believers today that a lie can be the truth and vice versa. That somehow by rationalization that sodomy or divorce and remarriage are not really that terrible!
Nor can we forget that St. Peter was so repentently sorrowful because of this contriteness and sorrow for his sins, in fact, he became the most ardent evangelist on behalf of repenting for one’s sins, trying to avoid them always in his famous expression:
“For the devil as a roaring lion goes about seeking whom he may devour, resist him strong in the faith.”


This is not any new evangelization of Vatican II, incidentally, but simply the mighty tradition of the Deposit of the Faith, viz. “to do good and avoid evil.”


“Raymond Cardinal Burke”

Moreover, if the upcoming synod in any way should allow a blessing even on sodomized couples, rest assured cardinals like Raymond Cardinal Burke “will resist” as he has promised in spite of the difficulty. There are definitely more who fight the Catholic
Church going into Schism with itself, if this should occur!

“The Heresy of the Silent Assertion Lie”

Let us take a firm look at how serious the sin of apostasy of the Christian faith really and truly is. Consider but how serious the sin to dis-obey even one part of the law, for example the Church’s 2000 year condemnation of the abomination of sodomy, for to violate with even part of this law, you reject the entire law according to St. Paul. P
lease let us consider the delightful diversion of the Great Humorist Mark Twain who amply commented in one of his essays about the Big Lie in a society or even church! For example, when the leaders and pope don’t outwardly condemn heresy but allow heresy in reverse by promoting it i.e. the perversion of sodomy or the allowance of divorce, remarriage, and receiving Holy Communion inside the Church. This they do by never attacking forthrightly either sodomy
or divorce and remarriage viz. adultery as sins but promote the Big Lie of these sins being all right by never teaching these truths of the faith as previous popes, bishops, and priests but have so often ignored the teachings of the faith of 2000 years since Vatican II in what they call the “new evangelization.”

Therefore. far worse than the apostasy of the Supreme Court is by far the enormous apostasy of sodomy by the American people who are largely Christian, to underwrite their personal permission for this travesty and yet who say nothing and do nothing in response!
And far worse than these horrible sins of the American people are those apostate cardinals, bishops, and priests of the Catholic Church in the clergy-- and there many-- who likewise say nothing along with the Church’s lukewarm Catholics who in what is truly a “silent apostasy” which was a sinful evil even as identified by Pope John Paul II.
Yet far and away leading the sin of apostasy and denial of Christ in the world today is the diabolical sin of apostasy on the part of the papacy itself wherein this evil of perverted and disordered sodomy and remarriage with adultery and receiving Holy Communion is not condemned vigorously by Francis in what has become a total and complete abomination of this diabolical evil in the Church and the world because of the pope’s “silent apostasy” which is endemic.
Nor does any pope have a choice about whether or not to preach and vigorously teach the entire Deposit of Faith, for Our Lord commanded Peter and all his apostles to “Baptize everyone, teaching them everything I have commanded you.” Thus the apostasy hidden in such statements as “Whom I to judge?” when he is discoursing about homosexuality. Such folly! For this cause God delivered them up to shameful affections.

Now, let us give an example from Mark Twain the great Humorist writer who demonstrated this in his essay on the “silent assertion lie” : “How I First Lie!” We quote:

“Are countries working that kind of lie, day in and day out, in thousands and thousands of varieties, without ever resting? Yes, we know that to be true. The universal conspiracy of the silent-assertion lie is hard at work always and everywhere, and always in the interest of a stupidity or a sham, never in the interest of a thing fine or respectable. Is it the most timid and shabby of all lies? It seems to have the look of it. For ages and ages it has mutely labored in the interest of despotisms and aristocracies and chattel slaveries, and military slaveries, and religious slaveries, and has kept them alive until the “silent-assertion lie” retires from business--the silent assertion that nothing is going on which fair and intelligent men are aware of and are engaged by their duty to try to stop.”
“What I am arriving at is this: When whole races and peoples conspire to propagate gigantic mute lies in the interest of tyrannies and shams, why should we care anything about the trifling lies told by individuals? Why should we try to make it appear that abstention from lying is a virtue: Why should we want to beguile ourselves in that way? Why should we without shame help the nation lie, and then be ashamed to do a little lying on our own account? Why shouldn’t we be honest and honorable, and lie every time we get a chance? That is to say , why shouldn’t we be consistent , and either lie all the time or not at all. Why should we help the nation like the whole day long and then object to telling one little individual private lie in our own interest to go to bed on? Just for the refreshment of it, I mean, and to take the rancid taste out of our mouth.


“The Demise of The Church & Tradition”

Thus , the Traditions of the faith, its teachings, the old Mass--so replete with contriteness for sin before God--, a necessity of salvation in the Catholic Church through its traditional sacraments and the Tridentine Mass and its most Holy Eucharist, are utterly ignored, marginalized, or omitted altogether by Francis in his papal teaching and practice and are , moreover , likewise forgotten in this way. Tradition is dead to Francis and today’s Vatican II corrupted church is the disaster wherein your average Catholic today does not anymore even know he has to do his “Easter Duty”. Why does the apostasy go on, and on, and on, and on, with Pope Francis never denying “the silent assertion lie” of never denying that it’s ever right to condemn sodomy if it’s always ok to commit this sin, or never forbid the Eucharist when you are married again, if it’s always ok to receive Holy Communion in a second marriage and adulterous state inside the Church. If it’s ok to abort children, then never condemn its opposite. Or it it’s ok to violate your Easter Duty as a Catholic, never condemn its opposite. And on, and on, and on, with Pope Francis and his Silent Apostasy and Lies!!!! Incidentally, this was the accepted papacy of all the Consiliar popes who backpedaled doctrine to one degree or another! Seldom teaching it wrong to commit any moral evils, and so its opposite, committing the sin is just fine. The great “silent apostasy”.

“The Illegitimate, Unorthodox Pope”

This is the work of an illegitimate, unholy, unorthodox pope who worries more about saving Mother Earth and the environment in his Teilhardian jesuitical monograph on the Environment than saying one single word in defense of Tradition, the Tridentine Mass, and Repentance of Sin and , finally, the necessity of having a sense of sin about his own papal person with contriteness of heart always before him in terms of what he teaches, preaches, and advocates in the corrupted modern media.
A pope without contriteness and serious sorrow for his own sins will never speak of how others should also repent of their sins too, in and outside the church, in order to save their souls! It is well for us to remember here St. Peter, who was, indeed, full of humility and contriteness for his own failings throughout his sojourn with Christ and , indeed, repentant to Our Lord personally, for Peter was often corrected by Our Lord for his multiple infidelities, large and small.
Consider the time Christ authoritatively told him: “Get behind Me, Satan!” for not supporting His Master and Lord in His Passion and Death. Peter, therefore, knew of his own failings often before the Lord Almighty and had much to be contrite about, often.
Let us consider how, once again, Peter, after fishing one whole night with the other apostles, told Our Lord that he had caught no fish. Nevertheless, Our Lord said to the Prince of the apostles: “Go back out and throw your nets down on the right side of the boat.” This Peter did immediately with the most incredible and miraculous results of filling up his nets so full, it required two boats to hold them all. With this as Peter was coming ashore, he uttered from the bottom of his heart:
“Depart from Me Lord, for I am a sinful man!” Clearly, no other apostle showed the sorrow for his sins like St. Peter!

“The Heresy of Francis?”

Thus, it becomes manifestly clear that any pope, whatever his popularity, is absolutely useless to Our Divine Lord and further to be driven from His Almighty Presence, who is not always contrite of heart and sorrowful for his sins; especially, and most particularly here with Pope Francis, whose denials of Christ and His Teachings and Doctrines are manifestly evident in failing to teach the Perennial Magisterium of the Centuries vigorously and its sacred Deposit of the Faith or defending and articulating these holy truths constantly to the Church and the world by teaching and professing sin.
This is Francis: an apparent heretic and apostate and according to St. Vincent Lerrins: “A manifest heretic immediately ceases to be pope and at the same time ceases to be a Christian or a member of the Church.”
As we enter these Remnant Times of the Church as St. Paul prophetically predicted that these eschatological times would be those in which only a “remnant survived in grace.” The critical danger of these end times in which so many, many souls would be lost become crucial for souls and something much greater than more opinions of Catholics in the pews concerning Francis but definitive action by the upper hierarchy of the Church in order to stem the flood of lost souls is what is needed desperately! The time of opinions is long overdue about this frenzied Bishop of Rome who does not even wish to be called “Pope.” Just observe the loss of souls of uninformed Catholics in the pews from Vat II and all the false teachings of the Consiliar Popes, and particularly this one! Observe how the Catholic Church is, indeed, in ruins!

Fr. John Hardon, S.J.

Above all, let us consider Fr. John Hardon’s words, one of the greatest teachers of the Catholic faith and who wrote over 55 books and whose cause is already up for Sanctity. He said so prophetically of these evil times in which we live: “Ordinary Catholics will not survive these times, only extraordinary, holy, and heroic Catholics will survive them.”







Gerhard Cardinal Muller

We have, indeed, heroic hierarchy and holy men such as Gerhard Cardinal Muller of the Sacred Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith in the Church, along with all his associates, who has loudly taught recently that “Any breach between doctrine and practice is exemplary of heresy of one form or the other.” This brave and orthodox leader in the Church will save the day for Christ’s Mystical Body from this unorthodox, unholy, illegitimate pope in centuries by making the necessary declaration of his heresy if and when necessary! Nevertheless, this investigation must begin as soon as possible, even before the synod where every attempt to dethrone the “indissolubility of sacred Marriage” will be attempted. We cannot afford any more “silent apostasy”! God have mercy!!!


  • Hughes Dunphy

to be continued......

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“Francis, the Underground Church and Apostasy “

“Francis, the Underground Church and Apostasy " 
Part I:   The Underground Church    


Orthodoxy in the papacy means teaching, defending, articulating, and expressing the deposit of the faith and its perennial magisterium of the centuries as promulgated  by the Church, by the  popes, and Councils for 2000 years.  This is holy Tradition.   To teach forthrightly  the doctrines of the faith, to articulate and clarify these doctrines  on a regular basis  or to promulgate and defend these  teachings of the Deposit of the Faith and its perennial Magisterium of the centuries is foreign to  the public image and behavior  of Pope Francis thus far.  

     

No  Pope except  Francis has ever  held up for reexamination or allowed  to be questioned   the doctrines of the indissolubility of holy marriage and homosexuality from  the perennial Magisterium   as though they were no longer relevant:   namely,  to attempt to dissolve  the indissolubility of marriage and the Church’s condemnation of homosexuality as any kind of legitimate or acceptable  lifestyle.  No pope has  ever  done this but Francis and he has just accomplished this at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Rome along with the cardinals and bishops of the Catholic Church.

     
To advocate  that divorced and remarried  X Catholics can receive Holy Communion or that there is anything blessed about homosexual unions but a depraved  and disordered  state contradicts the teaching of 2000 years of Catholic  Tradition.    This is Francis;  this is the synod of Bishops and Cardinals of the Catholic Church today.   To reexamine the Church’s truths, to criticize  them, to belittle them, or  consider  altering , changing, or making any  exceptions to them is the work of dissent, schism, and heresy.  
      
Because of the depraved deed of trying to receive the Sacred Body and Blood of Christ  in a  state of serious sin,  while being immediately ready to betray Christ to his scornful band of followers and  non-believers,   Our Lord not only anathematized Judas Priest severely, but also, excommunicated him from his  most Holy Presence!    This was the very first  anathema and excommunication of the Catholic Church.   And this was done by Our Lord Jesus Christ!    This will be the similar fate of the bishops, the cardinals, and Pope Francis if they should dare to violate the indissolubility  of  the Sacrament  of  Marriage by allowing reception of the Eucharist to divorced and remarried “Catholics”,  or by allowing homosexuals to receive the Holy Eucharist by blessing their sinful and depraved  unions.  
     
Why is this true?   Simply because they will with such an abomination literally excommunicate themselves from the Catholic Faith for violating the perennial magisterium of the centuries and go directly and immediately and completely into total schism with the holy Roman Catholic Faith of 2000 years  for  denying  its perennial magisterium  and its doctrinal teachings on marriage and its indissolubility and the sinful depravity of homosexuality.   

      
The Church will, therefore, go underground with such a depravity and leave  all of its members in schism  who stay and remain attached to this heretical folly.   And let us not be so naïve to think  with such a pontiff as Francis  and bishops and cardinals of the ilk we have today that such a reality will not occur.  In fact, such a schism with the legitimate Catholic Church going underground is very likely with Francis and his ilk of Cardinals, like Kasper, and bishops like Bishop Semeraro of Albano, Italy who recently attacked orthodoxy and Tradition  with a furious blow by saying any Catholic who attends a St. Pius X Catholic Church is in danger of excommunication if he should receive the sacraments or Communion or attend Mass with a SSPX Church.   

What scandalous barbarity to make such an attack upon traditional Catholicism again and how heretical such a deed is in light of the fact that Pope Benedict XVI granted  a full lifting of the excommunication on the SSPX.   This is just the kind of heinously sinful behavior that will help send the true Catholic Church totally underground.
  

Prelates who embrace Francis and his anti-traditional and heretical stand will be in schism too, especially after Francis’ own attack on the the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate who had the beloved  charism of the traditional Mass of the ages or the Extraordinary Form and lived it with faith and love till Francis condemned and disallowed any  further its usage for no apparent  reason other than his own seeming  hostility to Tradition.   
That Bishop Semeraro’s diocese has the audacity to forbid  the celebration of the Tridentine Mass of the ages in the diocese--anywhere, ought to make him repentant for failing Pope Benedict  XVI’s “Summorum Pontificum”  which promulgated that the Extraordinary Form of the Mass be most generously applied.   Since he disobeys the perennial Magisterium of simply the pontiff preceding Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI,  Bishop Semeraro  ought to be formally disciplined by Francis  if not rebuked for such a condemination of traditional Catholics who wish to attend the “old Mass” at an SSPX Church in his diocese .      How picayune and  base!
       
Let the Catholic Church under Francis continue to deviate from its 2000 year Tradition on Marriage and Homosexuality under his encouragement, and continue to embrace homosexuality, and the ruin will inevitably come.   Let us examine why:
1)      A very practical reason is that homosexuality mired in the priesthood and episcopate for the last 40 years has brought rack and ruin with the closing of church after Catholic Church to pay back the legal bills of pedophilia lawsuits for the outrageous crime and heinous sin of homosexuality on little boys in the various dioceses around the world.  This has broken financially diocese after diocese with the selling off of church  property to pay for these horrendous clerical lawsuits.

2)     
For a spiritual reason, such depravity in the papacy and hierarchy of the Catholic Church will  Inevitably bring about its demise and ruin.   The perfidy of Judas Priest and today’s  Pope Francis along with the bishops and cardinals of the Catholic Church  at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family are most, most similar!  Therefore, the pontiff Francis and the Cardinals and Bishops will simply be devoted servants of Jesus Christ on the Catholic stage of the Church’s history or infamous reprobates who “vote” to deny the Master as Judas Priest  did in a grievous sin against the holy Catholic  Faith.
      
The reason the perfidy of Pope Francis and today’s bishops  and cardinals are most similar and concerning identical realities  is  because of  the parallel  violation of  the most holy Presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the most Holy Sacrament of the Eucharist.   If one only consult Sacred Scripture, it is extremely obvious to see how history today repeats itself with the Apostles gathered around Christ in close communion with one another as Christ offers Himself as the ultimate sacrifice for our sins in the holy Sacrifice of the Mass.  

     
In the October Synod of Rome in 2014 and this coming year 2015, all the Bishops and Cardinals will be likewise gathered around Christ’s representative here on earth, the Vicar of Christ Francis , the pope. If they should vote to destroy the faith and perennial  magisterium of the Council of Trent on the indissolubility of Holy Matrimony by allowing divorced and remarried Catholics to receive the Holy Eucharist or give permission to some form of blessing on homosexual unions or permission to receive the Holy Eucharist for homosexuals in this disordered and grievously sinful state,
they become Judas Priests in every understanding of Judas’ immoral and deplorable sin.  “Woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man, it were better if he had not been born.”  (Matt: 26: 24)
     
It appears that this heinous sin and sacrilege and blasphemy against the Sacred  Body of Christ fulfills perfectly  Pope Francis’  desires ,  the allowing of  the eating and drinking of Christ’s Body and Blood by those totally unworthy, the divorced and remarried and homosexuals  and causes the bishops and cardinals and priests  and the whole  Church to participate in this blasphemy   of  giving the  Holy Eucharist to the unworthy  to their own condemnation as
St. Paul declares.   “Therefore whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily,  will be guilty of the Body and Blood of the Lord. ”
     
The Church will go underground—which it already is according to Fr. Malachi Martin.  He was asked once by one of his admirers in the 1990’s if it was already underground, to which Fr. Malachi Martin responded:  “If you want it, you’ll find it.”  
      
This will not occur, however, if  the prelates at the Synod on the Family , next October 2015, like
Raymond  Cardinal Burke, continue to speak up authoritatively  on the Church’s behalf on this most delicate matter  of faith and morals, a position that formerly was the same position of every pope but which this Pope Francis seems to have deliberately and  recklessly  abandoned –namely   the Traditional Magisterium of 2000 years.    Why?  For Francis  wants to modernize the Church, contrary to Pius X’s admonitions, much like the wolves that Our Lord warned of ,  who would come” in sheep’s clothing to attack , destroy, and kill  but inwardly are ravenous wolves.”  
     
Clearly, Francis lacks the papal gravitas of his predecessors as he does not forthrightly teach, preach, promulgate and defend the deposit of the faith as the 265  popes of the last 2000 years have done,  but seems to have retreated from this most noble and authoritative position as Christ’s Vicar, only to be a mere player on the stage of history and not a believable orthodox pontiff or pope.    As a matter of fact, he has turned over the Church to this liberal band of wolves in sheep’s clothing , the  hierarchical sycophants who have reeked havoc on the faith and morals since Vatican II .   
     
Undoubtedly ,  the Church’s   most  serious dilemma  is Pope Francis whose problem, front and  center ,  is orthodoxy.   Let us remember that a holy pope is an orthodox pope, and an  orthodox pope is a legitimate pope, and  a legitimate pope does the will  of  Christ , the eternal   High Priest, Who gave Himself up for the sins of the world on the Cross.  
     
Let us examine further why this pope is possibly an Apostate Pope or  an illegitimate and heretical pope who should abdicate the Throne of Peter if  so.

 
 
Part   II:      The  Heretical  Apostate  Pope? 

         
Raymond Cardinal Burke, as the once recent  head of  the  Apostolic Signatura—the highest court of the Catholic Church, has come out and recently said that the “Church today is like a rudderless ship, steering in no particular direction.”     This is an abomination of the teaching authority of the Church for 2000 years that a notable prelate such as Cardinal Burke, has to take issue with  the  pope himself for no other reason  than  the  Church is  not being led forthrightly, and strongly    directed by a legitimately orthodox  pope.  For who else would be responsible for this dilemma of the Church not being led  properly  than Pope Francis.   
    
One of Francis’ grievous faults is this  failure to lead
and to teach authoritatively and positively  Church doctrine, thus making him a false Christ  or false Prophet.   How do we know?   Well,   the Bible tells us that the Master came into this world in the capacity of a Savior and this is abundantly clear from His own words.   On every occasion  Jesus appeared before the people in the capacity of a divine  teacher. Consider Pope Pius XII authored over 40 positive encyclicals on Church doctrine.  However,   Frances, apparently, does not take his role of teacher and Vicar of Christ seriously, for he makes wild and ambiguous statements to the press like:  “who am I to judge, Evolution is now ok as the Big Bang theory is ok.”     While Our Lord recognized the old teachers of Israel, He invariably added His own interpretation of their words, and where necessary, added His full and total statement of the complete truth.   Had Christ not taught “as one having authority,” and had He not backed up His teachings by miracles, the Jewish leaders might not have contemplated His death. 
        
Jesus, nevertheless, demanded as a sign of discipleship under Himself  an  absolute faith in His doctrine and unconditional acceptance of His every word. 
So,  Jesus foretold, the false  christs who will appear at the end of the world will reveal certain truths to men, but false truths.   For the human mind is made for truth, and cannot be satisfied adequately without it.   Therefore, the false teachers are most clever to know that, if they do not possess some shreds of truth, they can never gain a following of believers.   But the so-called truths they preach will be of their own choice.   For example, Pope Frances recently prattled that the “Church should not be afraid to go out on the peripheries.”   But what does this ambiguous statement mean but anything you want it to.  So Cardinal Burke corrected the pope---God bless Him---“saying  the  Church  cannot  ever go  anywhere  in effect   without its teachings.”   Christ’s teachings were never  vagaries like this Francis version  but exact moral teaching about everyday life.    It is believed by most of today’s contemporary religious leaders that it makes very little difference what a man believes, so long as he lead a decent life.   For do not all roads lead to heaven?   This is one of the most dangerous doctrines imaginable,  for it is in flat contradiction with the teaching of Jesus.   Sadly, this current  Holy Father Francis falls right into this immoral mold.  How?   When he teaches about homosexuals to the Press and the Church  and the World such wrongheaded statements that “he cannot judge homosexuals because if they are nice and kind people, who am   I  to judge?”  This is altogether not Catholic! And by innuendo heretical !  
      
To realize the  severe  dangers of this kind of false liberalism---or religious indifferentism ,  which  is  heretical ,--especially when It comes from a pope  ---it is only necessary to recall how our Divine Savior insisted always that the keeping of the Word of God had  to match hand and hand with the hearing of  it.   
“Not everyone that saith  ‘Lord, Lord’ shall enter into the Kingdom of Heaven, but whosoever heareth the Word of God and keepeth it, he shall enter the Kingdom of Heaven.”  
 
                      
Who are the False Prophets of Today?
      
Our Savior tells us that not only will false  christs appear, but also false prophets  before the end of the world
, “who shall show great signs and wonders insomuch as even to deceive the elect.”   Clearly, the false prophets of whom Jesus speaks would have us look for salvation aside from Christ and His Church:  such as the vehemently  unorthodox teachings on Marriage, the Eucharist, Homosexuality and what is family at the most recent synod by the new breed of bishops and this pope  Francis .
        
As we see these days, the false prophets of whom Jesus speaks would have us look  for salvation aside from Christ and His Church and its perennial   Magisterium of 2000 years or its Tradition.  
Jesus was the King of Prophets, and , therefore, foretold what would befall His Church until the end of time.   We need look for no other promises regarding His Church.   He has told us all we need to know in this present time through the Deposit of Faith and, for that matter, all times.   Nevertheless, the false prophets, not satisfied with the words of Our Savior regarding His Church, would direct us to some other place for the helps we need to reach our eternal destiny.  They tell us that, with the spread of education,  it is not necessary to  accept without question everything that the Catholic Church teaches.   Some of these points of doctrine and some of these injunctions of the moral law were highly valuable and civilizing in ages past but not an enlightened age as our own.   But no man of science or learning would dream of accepting these doctrines today.   This would be intellectual suicide!
      
Against these false prophets and various other prophets Our Savior warns us to beware in the Holy Scriptures.   Since He Is Infinite Wisdom itself, He knew what man would need to attain his full spiritual stature.   He knew full well just what was in the heart and soul of man, and what would cure it of its faults and sins.   Our Divine Lord Jesus Christ did not come to establish a school of science or public  opinion, but a religion filled with precisely those doctrines and moral precepts without which man could not save his immortal soul.   
      


To these teachings  of Jesus in His Church essentially  nothing  new can be added.
  Whatever strikes us as being new or radically opposite the teachings of the Good Master  are not to be found legitimate .   All we can hope to do with our science today and education is to find new methods of approach to the teaching of Jesus, and new ways of explaining it more clearly to the people.   Anyone, be it  pope, bishops, priests or people who essays to substitute anything in the place of the teaching of Christ in the Tradition or the holy Deposit of Faith, is trifling with the Will of God, as this was made known to us authentically in the perennial magisterium of the ages.   It is the boast and glory of the holy Catholic Church that, throughout the ages, she has never tolerated any tampering with the teachings  of  Jesus.   Despite what her enemies may say about  the Church from within or without , she is not only not behind the times, but so far ahead of them that all  heretics and schismatics, with all their intellectual alertness, will never succeed in catching up with her—even if the heretics be  pope, bishop, priest  or king.   
      
Why will they never succeed?   Because though it is a Catholic shame that so few Confessors and Apostles are ready to stand up today to face off against the abominable error that reigns, in particular at the Synods on the Family and Marriage and the Eucharist;   nevertheless, Our Father in Heaven will always supply adequate voice to defend  the Church  till the end of time, even if it be only the saintly words of one  courageous  prelate  named  Raymond Cardinal Burke.    Why is this?    Because……
            
“The darkness of sin and the night of heathenism  shall  vanish before the Light of the Word and the Spirit of Grace, and  the Heart of Jesus shall  live in the hearts of men,” 
even if it is only a few!  


To be continued:    J. Hughes  Dunphy                         
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False Charity, Class Envy, The Pope, Bishops and the Modern Church

Just because other members of a society have more than you, even though you are presumably poor, gives you no right to take it from them, violently through liberation theology and illegal immigration, or coercively via taxation and redistribution of another’s goods or revenging yourself on your neighbor in one way or another---politically, financially, verbally or even in your thoughts and behavior toward your neighbor. This is the world we live in today where the capital sin of envy reigns supreme. Marxist communist class envy has so penetrated the thinking of modern man that the devil has succeeded in convincing the most powerful of church members even to participate in it freely themselves.

We all know how the American government, corrupted as it is to the very core, participates in Marxist class envy vigorously everywhere , making blacks hate whites and vice versa, the poor hating the wealthy, and pitting one ethnic group against another, with even women hating men. Why? To create division and hate so the government can step in to seize power and advance governmental programs of equality that create even more class envy and hatred. The goal of all Marxist communist class envy to is to advance the totalitarian Communist atheistic state. Marxist communist class envy destroys true love of man for his neighbor or Christian charity, encourages the vice of sloth, and decimates a free market economy and capitalism, and peace on earth and good will to all men.

Nevertheless, most egregious of all is when the Church itself promotes class envy, liberation theology, and the massive loss of souls through the sin of envy from the top of the Church to the naive laity in the pews. This is true because Pope Francis himself, in another one of his casual unorthodox statements to the press, made the following egregious remark: “illegal immigrants must be welcomed and protected” in the United States of course. And not only the pope was involved in this illegal invasion , but the US Conference of Catholic Bishops received in 2012 , 65.9 million in federal grants to care for unaccompanied alien children and refugees, according to its 2012 annual report. Moreover, the group raised 1.4 million from its own church members while Federal loans and private sector grants made up the remainder of the 71 million spent on the resettlement that year. That means 93 percent of the NSCCB’s spending on charity was covered by U.S. taxpayers. (World Net Daily who published these statistics could get no response to emails and phone calls on seeking comments).

Furthermore, even Catholic Charities USA and other religious groups are working behind the scenes with the Federal Government to temporarily house and resettle this Latin American invasion in dozens and dozens of communities across the United States . This is not, not Catholic Charity being rendered through the Church working with the government but naked Marxist Communist class envy to give political advantage to its perpetrators with these so-called poor who are stealing citizenship illegally at our southern borders at the behest of American Catholic Bishops, numbers of lay Catholics and even the pope’s own encouragement.

Charity can only be charity as Our Divine Lord taught when “you give a drink of water even to one of these little ones for My Name’s sake, you will not fail to receive your reward.” Our Lord is not talking about a materialistic reward or advantage such as Marxist Class Envy is interested in, but only a reward in the hereafter as in adoring and worshipping God and gaining grace for one’s soul.

So-called helping illegal immigrants will only give the left wing democratic party an huge advantage politically for decades to come if this fiasco at the borders is pulled off and unopposed. Charity is only charity when help financially or otherwise is freely given for a spiritual end , and not manipulated by force through the tax system to give political advantage to those in power—the democrats. This is a scandal of scandals and on such a large scale, affecting so many, many Americans through the theft of tax dollars by the government and its democratic sympathizing cohorts. Spending all this money on illegal immigrants is a heinous sin and crime against the American people, whether these illegal immigrants are poor or not. Clearly, this is true when there are already millions and millions of poor or economically deprived Americans who are loyal citizens but cheated by this debacle. This could create an epidemic of disease and illness from these un-inoculated invaders to America when there already are so many Americans struggling to receive even basic health care from this Class envy Communist oriented Government. What a Catholic debacle this has become when the Church hierarchy and Pope Francis themselves are encouraging this!

It has been reported more than once that Catholic Charities USA also assists a number of other very un-catholic causes---which is a left wing political group of the American bishops---such as abortion, euthanasia, homosexuality and now illegal immigration. Catholics must stop contributing immediately to this insidious organization under the control of evil forces.

This is an heinous scandal! And what a scandal this satanical sin of class envy can be, and all the other sins that it perpetrates and spreads. Let us listen to the holy Cure of Ars, the great parish priest of the Catholic Church, and how serious the sin of envy is in destroying souls.

“How many crimes have occurred in the history of the world, all of which had their source in envy! Envy has occasioned divisions in the Church, produced heresies ( i.e. liberation theology), originated wars, armed brother against brother, laid countries to waste, pillaged cities, separated families (i.e. liberation theology), and brought them to ruin. Envy knows no bounds.

It regards neither the bonds of friendship nor of blood. It incites the child against his father, as in the case of Absalom; brother against brother, like Cain; friend against friend, as with Saul; it causes men to forget the greatest benefaction, and hate the kindest of benefactors, as was the case with the Pharisees toward our Divine Savior.



Every one who has not lost all feelings of morality considers envy as a most disgraceful vice, and yet this vice is not as rare as people think. There is no end to envy in the world. Even amongst ourselves, envy is not a stranger. Indeed, there is not a man upon earth who has not to be upon his guard to close his heart to the vice of envy, to keep down every emotion of envy within him. For this reason I wish to warn you against envy, to show you:

To envy our neighbor’s happiness or fortune means to murmur at the dispensations of Providence and at God’s government of the world. The envious laborers in the vineyard, of whom the gospel speaks, murmured at the father of the family, and in like manner do all envious persons. Even if they do not grumble in just so many words, envy is practically a complaint against God. The envious person grudges his neighbor the good fortune that befalls him. But is it not God Who has granted it to him? It is a subject of vexation to the envious that his neighbor’s undertaking has succeeded (i.e. America), that his business is prosperous (i.e. America), that a joyful event has taken place. But does not every good gift come from God, Who is the success of every enterprise (i.e. America), allows business to prosper (i.e. America), and brings about that joyful event? Envy therefore, is a censure, a disapprobation of Divine Providence. The eye of the envious one is evil, because God is good.

According to this reasoning, God ought not to rule the world according to the decrees of His Love and Justice, but in accordance with the diabolical wishes of the envious, dispense His gifts and His chastisements. How malicious, and what a crime envy is! The Cure of Ars, “Sermons”

This malicious false desire of Marxist Class Envy to allow illegal immigration and all of its horrors prohibits the holy virtue of charity wherein Catholic bishops and priests and flock would work as missionaries in Mexico and Latin America to end the abject poverty of spirit where it exists in the Catholic faith, first, and then help alleviate physical want and need by teaching a man “how to fish rather than give him a fish”.

This outrageous power grab by American bishops viz. Cardinal O’Malley of Boston who recently stated to the press so arrogantly that “illegal immigration is more important than abortion” is an abomination. How this marks him as a disciple of the vice of Marxist Communist atheistic class envy for he happily shook hands with the president and also said how we can work together in this crisis--- the Church and the US Government.

Therefore, as the holy Cure of Ars teaches: “Let us love our neighbor and not envy him.” But how can we do this except by denying all unholy desires in ourselves and towards our neighbor or by our neighbor. This means also avoiding all excessive attachments in this world to its materialism, its possessions, its money, power, pleasures, or ownership. For all false desires in this world will be burnt up on the last day by Almighty God for only one desire, one love, one attachment shall survive and that is the unadulterated love of Our Lord Jesus Christ, our Lord, God , and Savior.

This love and desire alone shall survive as the 5 Foolish Virgins learned in Sacred Scripture who had empty lamps when the Holy Bridegroom returned for the Wedding Feast of love. The 5 Foolish Virgins had no oil in their lamps of heavenly merit or virtues like their sisters, the 5 Wise Virgins.

That the 5 Foolish Virgins did not concern themselves with heavenly things in a timely manner is clearly evident by their only too late recognition of their own severe lack. Their obsession obviously with the materialistic world and its desires and pleasures was catastrophic and truly tragic.

Most significantly here is what the Bridegroom or figure of Our Lord Jesus Christ utters in this famous parable because of the 5 Foolish Virgins total lack of spiritual goods, this most formidable statement of “I don’t know you,” and how it so perfectly applies to the 5 Foolish Virgins and their gross spiritual delinquency which finally cost them their salvation. How envious must these foolish virgins have been of human possessions, pleasures, and possessions to become so blinded of all spiritual graces and virtues and merit in loving God.

Likewise this shall be the very same fate of all practitioners of the vice of envy in all of its hidden forms, be it stealing from another because he has more than you, or being uncharitable towards your neighbor or maligning his good name because he is somehow more important, wealthier, or more talented or influential than you. It is impossible to call it charity when you are supporting Marxist Class Envy by encouraging illegal immigrants to remain in this country, thwarting its laws, even if you feed, clothe, house, and care for all his educational and medical needs.

Thus the wickedness of Marxist Class envy by the government and participating Catholic Church leaders has nothing, absolutely nothing charitable about it for the end of helping others does not justify the means of stealing and manipulating the American tax system to your personal gain and breaking the laws of illegal immigration.

How vicious is the vice of envy in all of its disguises, which all translate into coveting and wanting more and not being satisfied with the less that God has given you or your associates and friends for the sake of your immortal souls.

By the same token the Rich Young Man in Sacred Scriptures who walked boldly away from Christ when Our Divine Lord asked him to give up everything and come and follow Him, no doubt lost his immortal soul as the 5 Foolish Virgins. This insidious love of materialism and the things of this world which allows no room for supernatural merit precipitated no doubt the loss of the Rich Young Man’s immortal soul just like the 5 Foolish Virgins who had no oil. Though the Rich Young Man kept the commandments which pleased Our Divine Lord, it was not enough because Our Lord wanted the Rich Young Man to love Him with his whole heart and soul and mind and all his strength.

This false desire in the Rich Young Man for more and more is nothing less than the wicked all consuming vice of envy. How envy hides and disguises itself in many, many masquerades among even the seemingly religious like priests, bishops, and religious and other such seemingly holy Catholic souls but who are confounded by the devil and his many ploys with the vice of envy. Just consider how many priests and religious sisters now perceive the reality of being successful as not their own spiritual gain or the holiness of their flock but a career of titles, degrees, and ecclesiastical power.

Moreover, St. Paul’s words warn of this very wicked evil of envy, even among the spiritually and religious followers of Our Lord:

“Indeed, religion with contentment is a great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, just as we shall not be able to take anything out of it. If we have food and clothing, we shall be content with that. Those who want to be rich are falling into temptation and into a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge them into ruin and perdition. For the love of money is the root of all evils, and some people in their desire for it have strayed from the faith and have pierced themselves with many sorrows. But you, man of God, avoid all this. Instead, pursue righteousness, devotion, faith, love, patience and gentleness.” (1 Timothy 6: 6-12)

In considering charity, let us consider how false desires and concupiscence of envy must be avoided at all costs! Therefore, the sole desire that the hierarchy, including Pope Francis, ought to advocate amongst their sheepfold is pure charity as St. Paul says, in order to overcome the wicked and false desires of envy which as St. Paul advocates: “Men of God, avoid the wicked and false desires which drown men in destruction and perdition.”

The only desire that matters is the love of Jesus Christ as is so beautifully expressed in this poignant prayer from the Fr. Lasance Missal for the Tridentine Mass---a perfect prayer after Communion:

“O Lord Jesus, do Thou henceforth alone live within me. May the tongue whereon Thou hast rested never move to utter words other than such as would proceed from Thy meek and humble Heart. May the thoughts of my heart be in unison with Thine. May that mind which is in Thee be likewise in me. May I be consumed with the same desires; may I be one heart, one soul with Thee, O Jesus, Whom I bear within me. And let this union of my heart with Thine shed its influence over my whole life and conduct at all times and in all events, that so I may be able to draw other hearts to love Thee, and to devote themselves to Thy interests. This is the desire, O My Jesus, with which Thou dost inspire me--- that Thy sweet name may be hallowed, that Thy Kingdom may come, and extend, and triumph over all hearts and nations, and that Thy will, which is ever one with Thy Father’s, may be perfectly accomplished. Amen. Amen. (Fr. Lasance’s Missal, after Communion prayer)

Finally, let us dwell on Fr. John Hardon’s words, one of the greatest teachers of the Catholic faith in the last 50 years, who taught again and again the following truth:

“You are only so holy as you are detached from the things of this world! And when I say detached from the things of this world, I mean from everything, from everything, from everything.” (Fr. John Hardon, S.J.)



To be continued: J. Hughes Dunphy

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St Jeanne Of The Blue Denim

In this age of  the casual, the informal, and the least common denominator modern society can only have a saint of the common man who dons his blue jeaned denims and then faces the world beyond with an egalitarian spirit of compromise, Marxism, heresy, and apostasy.
    
In these times nothing  theological or authoritative in Catholic teaching, nor doctrinal can ever matter again, but merely the whimsical fancy of public opinion, change, and the popularly  contrived.  Today a pope’s credibility is equal to the input of his popularity from his blue-jeaned denim followers who know nothing more Catholic, in many cases, than a fish dinner on a Friday is the only penance  needed  during Lent or giving up candy; all religions are equal, and , most of all, you don’t have to be Catholic anymore to be saved, so one does not have to convert.  

    
And these followers of St. Jean of the blue denim come to Church on Sunday, dressed casually in T-shirts and jeans—old or  young—with cut-offs and halter tops in the summer, or shorts on men or women, with flip-flops and sandals, and all such accoutrements that have helped to propel us all into the world of the casual, and unorthodox, in which we live today.  

        
Uninformed Catholic consciences abound in the church of the casual along with juvenile rubrics at Masses of balloon liturgies and sacrilegious and irreverent communion in the hand, along with no sin, no religion and no god who demands ethics, respect, or adoration for no one genuflects anymore, prays, and adores in silence and as far as  confession of “sin” goes, who does it when sin is passé and no longer relevant.  

    
This mindset evidently accompanies the pope  of the day also  who seems to revere  the casual saint of the blue denim also, for he loves  offhanded  and informal  ‘papal’ pronouncements before the media, denouncing too much emphasis on teaching the hard truths of the faith like abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and pedophilia  with learned and scholarly encyclicals that strongly and authoritatively defend the sacred truths of Church teaching  as traditionally done  for the  past 2000 years by every pope.   No, on the contrary we can observe the reality of suppressing the formal in the face of the casual so clearly when our  current pope opted to close down the traditional mass for the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate—as well as their seminary—for only a few complaints of members of the order— and  this was done even in the face of the living Pope Benedict XVI,  his predecessor, who gave universal permission to pray this Mass throughout the Church and world to all priests everywhere  with Benedict’s “Motu  Proprio.”   

    
The Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, a healthy new traditional order of priests and sisters, was thriving until this markedly unorthodox attack  was  leveled  upon  Tradition, making this act one of the most politically correct  liberal attacks on Tradition in 2000 years,  namely the  expunging of the Traditional Mass among the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, except, of  course, for Paul VI’s attempt to abrogate the Tridentine  Mass throughout the Church some  fifty years ago.   Truly this is a scandalous act that oppresses Benedict’s “Motu Proprio”  in only a few short  years after it was decreed, making this bold act a serious breach of Tradition as never before – because of its arbitrariness and casual papal procedure, done without any warning or fair hearing of the salient facts of the case, the complaints, and thorough evaluation from the Franciscan Friars themselves.  
    

By the same token the rule of the casual in this papacy goes on and on:  it is quite difficult to justify in one’s efforts to evangelize the Catholic faith that Pope Francis is the “poster boy” for a gay magazine as the “person of the year”;   moreover, he recently gave a “very casual” blessing in public to a pet parrot of a famed Italian male stripper.   This reprehensible act in public is unprecedented vis-à-vis  the traditional image of a pope but instead is an unqualified break with the tradition of papal “gravitas”—something   grievously lacking in Francis’ papacy.  

    
Papal “gravitas” has not allowed such departures throughout the centuries as though one pope can ignore and oppose the traditional image and teachings and decrees of his predecessor, inviting the heretical delusion that the Church  could  ever  be   shackled by a politically correct skullduggery of one pope’s will as opposed to another pope’s or even the will of all others  before, similar to the idea of a living constitution in America today.  

      
In this age of modernist confusion throughout  the Church what this kind of casual rule  will do to papal infallibility, unity of Church teaching, doctrine, and the dissemination  of orthodoxy in the liturgy can only be frightening, for it has already wreaked havoc and ruin upon the faith in the last fifty years , especially in regard to the Tridentine Mass of the ages, with apostasy everywhere from millions and millions of fallen away Catholics.  This heresy of modernism  has given the Church Pope Paul VI who tried to forbid Catholics everywhere from praying the Tridentine Mass, and  has  also given us  Pope  John Paul II who excommunicated Tradition in driving the Society of St. Pius X from the Church for not submitting to this heretical decree of forbidding this holy Mass of the Tradition, and has given us Pope Benedict XVI who allowed again the Tridentine Mass worldwide but never said this holy Mass himself once in public, and now, finally, has given us Pope Francis I who has outlawed  this so holy Mass in the extraordinary form to the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate.  What could be next?   And all of this has occurred because of  the onrush of modernism in the Church during  and after Vatican II and the  arrival of the “Novus Ordo Mass.”   

    
Arbitrary rule and its politically correct modernist tendencies, apart from orthodoxy and Tradition, will only be catastrophic to the Unity of the Church and its faith which was founded by Christ Our Lord Himself on Peter, the first pope, with the divine admonition
to teach authoritatively, finally, and correctly for Christ Himself has taught: “Whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in Heaven, and whatsoever you loose on earth, shall be loosed in Heaven.”    In no way is the casual or mundane to be considered  appropriate  with any kind of “serendipity” autonomy or self-imposed magisterial authority to be  given  to such papal pronouncements, for this is contrary to the history and Tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and its solemn Thomasistic  and scholarly declarations.     If this is true, for popes to rule arbitrarily in spite of Tradition and orthodoxy,  we have suddenly come to the fruition of a catholic Marxian state with all the earmarks of liberation theology.   Jorge Brogoglio as a cardinal was familiar with this Jesuitical ideal himself in Buenos Aires, and how in its extreme form to overcome income inequality in a society anything goes, including both forced income redistribution and even violence.  Of course, this kind of error must be vehemently condemned and rejected by the Church and , hopefully, Francis will do so as vigorously as he has assaulted Tradition  by prohibiting  the Franciscan Friars from praying the Tridentine Mass.     
  
    
There is simply no compromise with truth in orthodoxy in a legitimate papacy of the Catholic Church.   Nor does even the demeanor or  “gravitas” of a legitimate pope accept this aberration.  Nor does the Magisterium of a legitimate pope trump  Tradition or orthodoxy;  in fact, a pope is not legitimate if he is not thoroughly orthodox and traditional.    And the “sine quae non’ of  orthodoxy and Tradition are an absolute for Christ Himself  Who taught the following:
      “He therefore that shall break one of these least commandments and shall so teach men, shall be called least in the kingdom of Heaven.   But he that shall do and teach; he shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.”   (Matt. 5: 19-20)
        “For I tell you, that unless your justice abound more than that of the scribes and Pharisees, you shall not enter into the kingdom of Heaven.”
         
Such was the mindset of the Pharisees who always needled Christ to lessen the law of the prophets; for example, on marriage, to  OK   divorce just like Moses did.   But Christ, on the other hand, strengthened the law making it more orthodox by saying:  
“ if a man even looks on a woman with lust , he has already committed adultery.”
     
In fact, Christ always strengthened a less orthodox law among the Jews, making it more orthodox in His teaching if it was not  or “more traditional” if it was not so already.

      
And so, for a pope to condemn the Traditional Mass is neither of Tradition or Orthodoxy as Francis arbitrarily did  so to the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate.   Furthermore, such wholly untraditional or unorthodox actions render the legitimacy of this modernist papacy seriously suspect with its self-gratifying ways and reckless decrees against orthodoxy and Tradition.   These kind of decrees must simply be ignored and not followed for they are in essence heretical, namely,  the shutting down the praying of the Tridentine Mass, the formalized and official worship of the Catholic Church for virtually 2000 years as recently decreed again by Pope Benedict XVI in his “Motu Proprio”,  and such an emergency situation needs to  be realized and pursued immediately by the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate otherwise face the total  devastation of their religious order and the very existence of their holy charism.

       
Moreover, this is another example of how scandals have always existed in the Church, just as they have existed outside the church in the world.   Furthermore, there is no reason to give up and lose our hope in the  Catholic Church.   God’s mystery requires that the wheat and the weeds must needs grow up  side by side in the Church until the end of world.

        
Furthermore, it must be remembered that Christ Himself, founded the Catholic Church on fallible men like St. Peter and the apostles, and that he never promised that those men should never sin, or never commit errors  or perform heretical acts such as “suppressing” the Tridentine Mass, the Mass of the Ages as infallibly taught by Pope Pius V and the First Vatican Council.

         
Likewise the heavenly gift of Infallibility comes to the Church only when teaching about faith and morals and therefore, then only, the Catholic Church is prevented from teaching error by the Holy Spirit.  Above all, this doctrine of Infallibility cannot mean that these teachers do not sin, cannot be heretical, or teach error.   It’s the Church that cannot err on faith and morals!   Not the popes, including Pope Francis!
       
Finally, it should be remembered by the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate this doctrine of faith as promulgated by Pope Innocent III in his encyclical “De Consuetudine” in which he authoritatively and absolutely taught that “it is necessary to obey a pope in all things as long as he does not go against the universal customs of the Church, but should he go against the universal customs of the Church as Pope Francis has so boldly done, he need not be followed.

      
      
What all devout  Catholics have a right to expect from any papacy in the  Church is that it be pregnant with explicating by decree, by documents, and by every word and example all the truths of the  faith in their totality, and original meaning and intent;  and this  unadulterated by any politically correct deviations from the  original deposit of faith as passed down to us through the centuries, forever intact,  by  the very apostles themselves.  And this golden ideal cannot be pursued by any pope or Episcopal leader or priest who ignores Christ’s Own definition of  what a good teacher of the Catholic faith really is:
“Go therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to observe everything that I have commanded you.” ( Matt. 28: 19-21)   This is the Great Commission.  Thus by implication here of Christ’s Own Words is that everything must be taught in its orthodox correctness and as its traditional clarity.  
     
One of the most orthodox and traditionally perfect of teachers in this past century is Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. who often commented the following:  “You can tell if you are an authentic teacher of the Catholic faith if you are living the eighth beatitude, namely,
“Blessed are you  when men reproach you, and persecute you, and, speaking falsely, say all manner of evil against you, for My Sake.   Rejoice and exult, because your reward is great in heaven; for so did they persecute the prophets who were before you.”   (Matt. 5: 11-13)
      
Any pope who declares that it is
“not by proselytizing that the faith is to be spread but by one’s personal attraction,” can only be living according to the gospel of St. Jean of the Blue Denim.    

j. hughes dunphy       
  







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UNORTHODOX PAPACIES IN MODERN TIMES

"But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema. As we said before, so now I say again: If any one preach to you a gospel, besides that which you have received, let him be anathema. " Gal 1:8


Perish the thought of an unorthodox papacy in the Roman Catholic Church. Yet in the last fifty years there has been an unbroken line of unorthodox modernist popes since the death of His Holiness Pope Pius XII. Modernism has infected all realms of the Church including prelates, priests, ordinary Catholics in the pews, and even the lay pop-evangelists who have taken over the EWTN airwaves.

This Modernism has scattered the sheep who were once of one true fold so that the Mystical Body the Church has become virtually non-existent. Christ, the Divine Word, ought to be acknowledged vigorously today, in Scripture, in doctrine and moral matters, in liturgy, and particularly in Tradition; all of which are known together in this expression as the Deposit of Faith, as revealed in its totality with death of the last of the apostles. Only those know, believe, acknowledge and practice all these truths are the members in the fullest standing of the Roman Catholic Church and undeniably one with it.

When priests, bishops, and even popes do not support these absolute teachings and expressions of the Divine Word in Scripture, doctrine, moral matters, liturgy and Tradition they are dissenting, in whole or in part, and are not feeding the sheep of Christ’s flock. They are wolves, and not good shepherds. These wolves have overrun the sheep which is abundantly evident in the unruliness and worldliness of today's Catholics who are quick to partake of soul-destroying sins like contraception, divorce and remarriage, and according to numerous polls go so far as to lend their support to sodomite marriage. To top it off, the most critical damage that these wolves have done is to the liturgy. “Beware of false prophets who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.” ( Matt: 7,15 ).

But our Lord's words “by their fruits that you will know them,” are the words that Our Lord uses to evaluate these false shepherds in sheep’s clothing which has become so very relevant in these last days.

The fruit is rotten in the mainstream Church. The rot is indiscernible from the wordly rot produced by paganism. When the men of the Church outlaw the Mass of All Ages which has produced saints and sustained burdened sinners in the faith since the founding of the Church and replace it with an unrecognizable, unpenitential, unsacrificial, man-made inorganic rupture and call it to it "Mass"-- one is faced with a supreme and devastating crisis.


When a pope, as supreme head of the Catholic Church, should state unequivocally that ‘to go backwards in time to the past and yesterday’s Church as the wrong way’ , we have the epitome of “unorthodox” teaching from the Vicar of Christ himself, or the Church’s supposed good shepherd. Consider Pope Francis’ words: So, while he is apparently strong in his call for Catholics not to be afraid of the approaching future, he seems to be somewhat very hesitant and afraid of the past. In his own reflections for his daily mass at Domus Sanctae Marthae recently, the Pope said, “It’s like when the road is covered in ice and the car slips and go off track…... This is the other temptation at the moment! We, at this moment in the history of the Church, we cannot go backwards or go off the track!"

Another paradigm of the same kind of rhetoric from Pope Francis I is his return from World Youth Day 13, at which time he clarified his position on homosexuality to the world press, saying that he would not judge priests for their sexual orientation. This lapsus linguae flies in the face of Pope Benedict XVI’s teaching, in the papacy of his predecessor that no candidate for the priesthood should ever enter a seminary who has a strong sexual orientation towards pederasty, which was always the teaching of Tradition and orthodoxy for centuries! His predecessor judged such behavior as severely disordered, so ought to Francis I ! Further as the Supreme Pontiff it is his duty and obligation before Almighty God to judge such a priest.

This seems to be the sorry fate of Pope Francis I with such casual and elusive rhetoric, has declared herewith , publicly and outwardly, as pope, his apparent antipathy for the traditional teachings of the Church and its Traditions.

((((Additionally ecu-maniacal thrust of his recent predecessors, the Conciliar popes, he has already prayed in public with non-believers of the Catholic faith as though this is the normal routine of popes. This helps to set his papacy in the same mire that plagued all the Conciliar Popes of the Catholic Church in the last 50 years, these ecumenical obsessions and travesties. ))))) didn't do this!!


Even with the likes of Pope Paul VI’s seemingly good defense of Catholic sexual morality with “Humanae Vitae”; he, nevertheless, abused orthodox Catholicism abysmally with his continuation of the Second Vatican Council with its false ecumenism and teachings, the liturgical chaos and unsound liturgy of the new Mass, and his failure to quash the dissent—nearly universal, with “Humanae Vitae” by Catholic bishops, priests, and laity worldwide. The result of their insolent neglect of contradicting this encyclical, everywhere , by either ignoring it or dissenting with it, thus produced unhinged contraception in the 1960’s throughout the Church and the world thereafter.

Pope John XXIII’s modernist reign began with a call for the Second Vatican Council while he ignored the wise counsel of Pope Pius XII who fought consistently throughout his papacy against all attempts to “update the Church” and modernize it. This attempt to modernize the Church was an effort that began with and was encouraged boldly by some of the liberal prelates –amongst which was Angelo Roncalli-- and their cohorts. These wolves advocated strongly for “modernistic” changes with Pope Pius XII--however they were everywhere foiled, reprimanded or condemned during his papacy. Pius XII fought on every front against these infamous liberals and “modernists”. His heroic efforts are evident with his 41 encyclicals, all in defense of orthodoxy and Tradition. Pius XII wrote more encyclicals than all the Conciliar popes together in the last 50 years!

This liberal affront was non-stop throughout the papacy of John Paul II who dabbled in all kinds of ecu-maniacal “firsts”. From visits to synagogues—never done by popes preceding him— to kissing the Koran in public—a scandalous outrage. From his travels around the world to befriend other religions, rather than admonish and correct them for their unorthodoxy and non-belief, to the Assisi fiascos of syncretistic melting pots of false religions that prayed together while the Church sat quietly mute regarding the necessity of the one, true, orthodox faith for eternal salvation. He single-handedly excommunicated Tradition from the Church when persecuted and eventually excommunicated Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre --one of the only true warriors that remained in the Church against modernism. He hammered the last nail in the coffin for belief and reverence for the Holy Eucharist by his allowance of Communion-in-the hand and altar girls.

While Benedict XVI did some thoroughly orthodox things such as restoring the Tridentine Mass to its former state and lifting the unjust excommunication of the SSPX, and making some necessary but not complete translation improvements on the New Mass, still he failed and failed miserably to say this glorious Mass of the ages, the Tridentine Mass, even once, publicly, during his entire Papacy or enforce its application even minimally worldwide. Nor did Pope Benedict XVI move vigorously enough to regularize, totally, one of the only thoroughly orthodox bastions in the Church left, the Society of St. Pius X, that were still totally traditional, orthodox and faithful to the Magisteria past and present.

Only Pope Pius XII thoroughly, consistently, and authoritatively defended the Catholic tradition of orthodoxy in its totality throughout his Papacy. An example of this alone is his declaration on the doctrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary as an “ex cathedra” belief of the church, and it was taught universally throughout the church and believed and enforced as he commanded.

Here we sit now and mourn the unpunctual demise of Pope Benedict XVI’s papacy and the modernists “deus ex machina” solution by elevating Francis I to the papacy by a defiant, corrupt, and dissident hierarchy who consistently throughout Christendom of late have failed scandalously to preach, teach, and admonish sinners, either within the Church or without, on the traditional teachings of the Catholic Faith or the Church’s past magisterial teachings on such vital matters as the sacrificial nature of the Mass and the most Holy Eucharist; the Sacrament of Penance and a sense of sin and repentance; proper decorum for the Holy Eucharist in Churches by preserving reverence always for the Holy Eucharist with tabernacles, genuflecting, proper dress, and adoration; the avoiding of the abomination of Communion-in-the-hand and altar girls; and, lastly, instruction on sexual morality, such as the mortally sinful nature of divorce, contraception, pornography, abortion, sterilization, fornication, masturbation, sodomy, and pedophilia.

Instead of feeding the sheep of the Good Shepherd’s Flock in the last 50 years with orthodox Catholicism, these errant shepherds have helped the wolf attack the flock, scatter it, and decimate its once very corpulent numbers. With a new sense of religious and ecumenical freedom, the uninformed Catholics in the Church’s pews have failed to live their faith because of their own largely culpable ignorance (St Thomas Aquinas has mused: “I cannot imagine a situation of inculpable ignorance), have not properly practiced it, nor have they lived its traditional moral teachings from the past, and so they have thus become the victims of the hierarchy’s malfeasance from the papacy on down.

This brings us to Pope Francis I who is not from the past tradition of orthodoxy among popes from Pius XII back, but a new breed of pope who runs roughshod over tradition and orthodoxy, not acting with caution and prudence in word and deed, apparently, so that everything that he thinks, says, or does is in complete accord with the Church’s Tradition and orthodoxy for the past 2000 years. For all practical purposes, Pope Frances I appears to be of this modernist mentality of popes who dangerously conform to the world in their teachings and praxis. One of the most ominous predictions from the lips of the Great Bishop Sheen before his death was the “clear danger of the Church conforming to the world in the next 100 years!” Sadly, we see this as prophetically coming true on the part of the Conciliar, modernist popes and bishops and priests of our own day, as prophesied by the late Bishop Sheen.

This cannot go on, the unmitigated obsession with Vatican II and its erratic teachings and its love of Modernism in Pope, clergy, and people alike and its unorthodox and untraditional teachings of the Catholic faith and morality for the past 50 years, for it has already “devastated the flock” as to its robust numbers beyond recognition. By failing to feed the sheep with orthodoxy and Tradition for these past 50 years, but feeding them goat’s food instead, we are fast approaching the times, if not already there, “of only a remnant surviving in grace”, as the great apostle of all orthodoxy and Tradition, St. Paul taught so vehemently and explicitly, many centuries before our times.

A Catholic Church that is neither orthodox nor founded consistently and infallibly upon its past Traditions is not a holy church, neither are its members nor its clergy. Exactly what does such a modern Catholic Church appear to be? Let us look: first, the new Mass, not the efficaciously holy Mass of the ages but a modernist prayer contrivance to assuage Protestantism and all other non-believers with its meal versus ‘sacrifice orientation’; the new catechism that tramples upon the doctrines and morality of the Church, particularly all sexual morality by not teaching it in the same clear and explicit language of the past; the new code of canon law which has devastated religious orders of men and women with so many thousands of laicizations, and likewise the priesthood, and has exponentially increased the numbers of marriage annulments and divorce worldwide; also the limp-wristed efforts of combating from the papacy and the clergy the new sexual immorality which is rampant in both the Church and the world; and, finally, the obsession with modern socialist societies that ignore St. Paul’s perfect work ethic: “If you don’t work, you don’t eat” so that the modern social gospel has become a tool of marxist class envy viz. “ if you are poor or deprived, you assuredly deserve an entitlement”. No one sees it any longer as a severe violation of the Seventh Commandment and the virtue of Justice, nor “defrauding a laborer of his wages”—one of four sins that cries to heaven for vengeance! Such is the Church of today in the Age of Apostasy!

In fact, so important is Tradition as well as orthodoxy in Our Divine Lord’s teachings to us that He strategically put both of them together in this famous excerpt from Matthew (5 : 17-20). “Do not think that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets. I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For amen I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot, or one tittle shall not pass of the law, till all be fulfilled. He therefore that shall break one of these least commandments, and shall so teach men, shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven. But he that shall do and teach, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.” What a glorious confirmation of orthodoxy and Tradition by Our Divine Lord Himself!

Clearly, one cannot have one without the other; for if there is no orthodoxy, there is likewise no Tradition. And Tradition cannot be Tradition without orthodoxy. Consider only Our Lord’s admonition of the Pharisees who chastised Our Lord for teaching differently on marriage than Moses who allowed a writ of divorce to the ancient Jews. But Our Divine Lord taught authoritatively to these false teachers: “But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

For this the Pharisees and Jews condemned Our Divine Lord to death and also for Christ’s other orthodox and traditional teachings. When the teachings of the Jews had a tradition on their side such as the Jews allowing divorce, Our Lord taught vigorously the whole truth to them in absolute terms because these teachings of the Jews were not orthodox because they were sinful -- even though they were traditional. The same holds true for the use of anger and killing one’s brother in this identical passage from Matthew. Indeed, both orthodoxy and tradition had to reflect each other for Our Divine Lord.

And so should Holy Mother Church on the part of the Magisterium with the Pope and the bishops and the priests, in total unity, believe and teach. But what have we seen in the last 50 years since the Second Vatican Council but unorthodox and untraditional teachings from pope after pope and from bishop after bishop and priests ‘en masse’ in the Catholic Church. Not the air-tight orthodoxy and Tradition of past magisterial teachings of Pope Pius IX, Pius X, Pius XI, or Pius XII. nor from Vatican Council I. Instead the faithful have been inundated with unorthodox and untraditional pronouncements, actions, and writings from the Conciliar popes ever since and before Vatican Council II. Witness the false and iniquitous abrogation of the Tridentine Mass till Pope Benedict XVI’s “Motu Proprio”. Another egregious example is the false ecumenism since the Council and Pope Pius XII”s wholesale attack on any participation in it during his papacy with all of his absolute authority. Witness also the liberal and modernist inception of Communion-in-the-hand and altar girls in bold defiance of all past Magisteria of popes and councils for thousands of years!

In sum, every pope from John XXIII to and through Pope Francis I have either said, done, taught or wrote some of these unorthodox abominations, along with multitudes of bishops and priests, which have over time devastated the vineyard with millions upon millions “falling away” in what appears to be the “Great Apostasy” of whole Catholic nations ceasing to exist in what has clearly become the insufferable attack of Modernism, the worst heresy in the history of the Roman Catholic Church since Athanasius.

Certainly, Our Lord’s rule to judge them by their “fruits” applies here: “By their fruits you will know them.” And what are the fruits of Vatican Council II and the Conciliar popes? Let us examine now some of these modernist affronts in detail, especially Ecumenism, and observe its victorious assault on Tradition and orthodoxy in clergy and faithful alike and why Pius XII was so strict in condemning this cancer in the Church before Vatican Council II--everywhere during his reign, especially, by supporting his predecessor Pope Pius XI’s encyclical “Mortalium Animos” that taught basically reunification with other religions could only be possible if they would return to the total faith and doctrines that they had rejected or ought to believe within the Catholic Church. This Pope Pius XII adamantly defended to his death.

Now let us observe these modernist affronts on the Church! First of all, it is the failure to continue to teach, consistently, not only the Tradition of 2000 years of Roman Catholicism but even when doing so to fail to be orthodox. Especially, noteworthy, at the outset is the failure on the part of all the Conciliar Popes to condemn “ecumenism” by upholding vigorously and authoritatively and adamantly in union with the retinue of orthodox popes before Vatican II who adamantly defended this all important doctrine of the faith that “outside the Church there is no salvation.” It is not only the unorthodox teachings of Vatican II but its egregious failures to teach, vigorously and authoritatively, the whole undiluted truth, for example, that the Catholic faith is the one true faith in which Salvation can only be found. Or that forgiveness of sin alone resides within the priesthood of the Catholic Church. The Church’s exclusivity has been matter-of-factly been ignored since Vatican Council II, diluted and debased.

Now consider that religious liberty somehow includes the possibility that one can be saved in other false religions in a kind of invisible church, connected extra-scramentally to the Catholic Church. This is the first and greatest salvo and egregious error by the modernist Second Vatican Council and all of its popes who allowed this doctrine of “outside the Church there is no Salvation” and its application throughout the Church to languish into obscurity. Also, the limp-wristed efforts by these same Conciliar popes to defend authoritatively and vigorously the traditional teachings on marriage and sexual morality to the whole Church and the world during the sexual revolution have brought us to “same-sex marriage and sodomy in all of its horrors” with children even being victims of it by the clergy themselves. What an abomination is the failure to address this diabolical new “homoheresy” as it spreads pandemically everywhere to obliterate the virtue of purity, the family and civilization. Moreover, the onus of guilt here is not purely papal, but Episcopal and sacerdotal as well.

To redefine catechetics away from absolute moral principles of right and wrong and its defense, to a modernized version of conscience that anything goes because of the circumstances of your situation in an “I’m ok and you’re ok” kind of morality has created “erroneous consciences” everywhere in the Church, be it clergy or faithful. With the demise of absolutist morality on right and wrong (“It’s a mortal sin to….) in the Conciliar Church and its concomitant “fear of the Lord” mentality, there is no longer any evidence within the Church-- but the most pusillanimous of efforts-- of teaching on the four last things of “death, judgment, heaven and hell” which create always a healthy fear of God’s justice and His admonition that only “few” will be saved, especially, if one considers Christ’s teachings on the “narrow gate”: “Enter at the narrow gate for wide is the path that leads to destruction and many are there who travel that way. Enter at the narrow gate, for narrow is the gate and rough is the road that leads to life, and few there are who even find it.” ( Matt: 7: 13)

Therefore, it is above all evident that orthodoxy and Tradition are always inseparable, for there is simply no truth without them both, as we saw earlier how Our Divine Lord so taught in the passage of Matthew Chapter Five, on how nothing is overlooked, even one jot or tittle, in the judgment. Thus the importance of St. Athanasius’ words which are published so proudly on the mast of this blog: “Whoever wishes to be saved must above all keep the Catholic Faith, for unless you keep this faith whole and entire, you will undoubtedly be lost.” These words of St. Athanasius the Great are based upon the words and teachings of Our Divine Lord and the importance of upholding the Truth in both orthodoxy and Tradition in its totality. In past and present Magisteria alike! One pope cannot ignore, contradict or overturn the doctrinal teachings of previous popes or Councils or he is not orthodox nor traditional.

These saintly words by Athanasius ought to be treasured by every heart and soul that desires to be “saved” and reach heaven. In particular, are these holy words addressed to the clergy of the Roman Catholic Church who have been given the duty and privilege to teach and preach the whole Truth of Christ, unsparingly, to the entire world, even a hostile and belligerent world such as it is today. Let us recall again the power of Christ’s Own words, once more: “He, therefore, that shall break one of these least commandments (the Ten Commandments and all the rest of Christ’s teachings by application) and shall so teach men, shall be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But he that shall do and teach, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.”

Thus orthodoxy, or correctness and the completeness of Christ’s teaching and words is no option; not for members of the Catholic Church, which, clearly, forbids heresy, nor is it an option for other religions of the world, be they in total error or in part as all Protestantism. It may cost one his immortal soul! Moreover, this absolutely includes, also, by application of Our Divine Lord’s words, everything ever taught by the Church throughout its entire history, including all perennial doctrines of the faith by either popes or councils of the Church in the past. And this likewise translates down to the Sunday sermons of your local parish priest and the Christian doctrine you learn in your local parish in the present. Nonetheless, this admonition of Our Lord’s holds true only for the faithful with those teachers and preachers who are “orthodox” and traditional. No others! Nor can one assume that liberal teachings or doctrines that are in error, such as from unorthodox popes or councils or parish priests and catechism teachers are to be accepted. Above all, these false teachings are to be avoided by any informed Catholic conscience as heresy and heterodoxy are to be avoided, especially, when they are clearly inconsistent with the Church’s teachings of the last 2000 years. And such false teachers or wolves will be severely chastised by God’s justice: “For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt 5: 20)

Consider, above all, now the absolute importance of orthodoxy and tradition in the very worship of the Catholic Church in the Tridentine Mass, and the importance, therefore, of this obligation on the part of all Catholics, clergy and faithful alike. In the canon of the Mass, the most holy part of the Mass when Our Divine Lord sacrifices Himself to His Heavenly Father for our sins, we see the following language and the use of the pivotal word “orthodox”: You can observe this in the Latin or English below: “We , therefore, humbly pray and beseech, Thee, most merciful Father, through Jesus Christ; Thy Son, Our Lord that Thou wouldst vouchsafe to accept and bless these gifts, these offerings, these holy and unblemished sacrifices. Which in the first place, we offer up to Thee for Thy holy Catholic Church, that it may please Thee to grant her peace, to protect, unite and govern her throughout the world, together with Thy servant Franciscus, our Pope, our Bishop, and all orthodox believers and professors of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith.” (Add: “Te igitur, clementissime Pater, per Jesum Christum Filium tuum Dominum nostrum, supplices rogamus, ac petimus, uti accepta habeas, et benedicas, haec dona, haec munerea, haec sancta sacrificial illibata. In primis, quae tibi offerimus pro Ecclesia tua sancta catholica; quam pacificare, custodire, adunare, et regere digneris toto orbe terrarium; una cum famulo tuo Papa nostro Francisco, et Antistite nostro , et omnibus orthodoxis atque catholicae, et apostolicae fidei cultoribus.)

In other words no Mass is legitimate if it is not offered by orthodox believers and teachers of the Catholic and Apostolic faith from top to bottom, from the pope in Rome to the orthodox believers in the pews. No sacrifice of the Mass will be blessed or approved by almighty God if it is not orthodox in its teachings or preachings and prayers and offered by similar members of the Catholic Church from pope to priest to people. In short, orthodoxy is not a choice or an option in acceptable worship of God, just as it is essential in a devout Catholic’s faith life. So also, Tradition in worship is likewise imperative, which so clearly is the case with the Tridentine Mass of the ages that goes back in its relevance to the Upper Room and Christ’s Own Last Supper!

Lastly, let us consider the importance of Tradition unmistakably to Our Divine Lord Who said: “Do not think that I am come to destroy the law of the prophets. I am not come to destroy but to fulfill. For Amen I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle shall not pass of the law, till all be fulfilled.” Unmistakably, “by their fruits”, Our Lord said, “you will know them.” Undeniably, the liberal Vatican Council II, its popes, its prelates, and its priests; notwithstanding, religious orders of sisters and priests, have watched the Church move from an organized flock of sheep and good shepherd to a sorry lot of goats, who are unruly, uncontrollable, and unconcerned about their salvation, or even hearing of it today. Instead of feeding the flock of sheep with true orthodoxy and Tradition such as the holy Society of Pius X is being fed , independently , or miniscule groups of traditional Catholics around the world, Rome has ignored the sheep and concentrated upon feeding them the food of goats which has devastated the flock everywhere, universally. In fact, the worn out metaphor certainly applies here, “Rome fiddles, while the world burns.”

And so it is today and for the last 50 years of Vatican II renewal and the new catechism and the Conciliar Church! The application of this metaphor reaches the height of its absurdity when we have a pontiff in Rome, named Francis I, who is obsessed with elevating to heavenly glory and sainthood, two of the Catholic Church’s most unorthodox and untraditional of popes in Church history : Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, the former who banished Tradition by invoking the Council and the latter who excommicated it by so doing to the Society of Pius X, all of this while Catholics in Iraq, Syria, and Egypt are decimated by the Islamic sword, their churches burned to the ground, and their lives taken everyday. When will this modernist debacle come to an end?

That is only possible when an orthodox pope of holy Tradition such as Pope Pius XII again takes the throne of Peter to rule the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church of Jesus Christ that was built soundly upon Peter. This could be the current pope’s fate if and when he has a ‘conversion of heart’. When, that is, he becomes a good shepherd like unto our Divine Lord who would lay down his Life for all His Sheep, or for the whole Church, in particular the righteous sheep, that is, including all the traditional and faithfully orthodox Catholics since Vatican II! Even the Society of St. Pius X ! This means the pope becomes a victim of the “Victim of Love” and His eternal sacrifice by laying down his life for his sheep. And this means no shepherd is a good shepherd who is not orthodox and traditional, as is clear from Christ’s teachings and His actions. Nor is he holy! For if he is not such a pope, then he is not a good shepherd but a “hireling” or one who allows the wolf to attack the sheep, scatter them, and decimate them. The history of the last 50 years up to the present! Lord save us!

In conclusion, it is good to recall here Fr. John Hardon’s words about today’s priests and bishops. Fr. John Hardon was truly one of the greatest teaching priests of all time who wrote over 55 books, helped pen the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and taught theology and philosophy in Latin in several seminaries; he often begged his students to pray for priests and bishops. These are his oft repeated words: “Pray for priests, pray for priests; so many have lost their faith! Pray for bishops, pray for bishops; so many have lost their faith!” Let this be our closing thoughts and words for all priests and bishops. (Fr. John Hardon, S. J. was, indeed, a very holy priest who passed in 2000 and his cause is already under scrutiny by Rome for sainthood.)
Pax in Christo Per Mariam,
J. Hughes Dunphy
(to be continued)

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