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Whoever wishes to be saved must, above all, keep the Catholic faith. For unless a person keeps this faith whole and entire, he will undoubtedly be lost forever. Creed of St Athanasius

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Francis and the Time of the Antichrist

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Nothing can be more distressing to devout and fervent Catholics than the papacy of Francis and these troubled times and that the two strike a common chord of frightening disharmony. There is no crystal clear view of the nature of these troublesome times and their meaning than Fr. Vincent Miceli’s book, entitled “The Antichrist” in which, amongst many other great clarifications of the Last Times, he writes: “Newman (Cardinal Newman of the 1900’s a great Anglican convert) consults Holy Scripture, the fathers of the Church and the great historical figures in order to describe events which will usher in the times of the Antichrist. The day of the Antichrist will not come until there is a great falling away from God, Christ and the Church. This frightful apostasy and the advent of the man of sin shall be prepared by “false prophets,” “false christs,” “the showing of signs and wonders,” “iniquity abounding,” and “love waxing cold” in the whole world. These signs will tell us that the day of the Lord is near, even at the doors, for the Antichrist comes immediately before the Second Coming of Christ. Two other great signs will herald the imminent coming of the Antichrist. There will be worldwide confusion and trouble, “great tribulation, such as was not from the beginning of the world until this time,” and this Gospel shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall come the end.”

That the Master and Bridegroom of us all may be so soon knocking for his servants to enter for the judgment ought to be the most obvious conclusion to draw from the warning signals that these times ominously suggest. Moreover, it is absolutely imperative that any Catholic serious about saving his soul must be cognizant of these signs of the arrival of the Antichrist and , especially, how these times and their signs of the Antichrist are immediately obvious in the papacy of Francis: his grossly unorthodox rule and false teaching and heresy, now blatantly obvious in “Amoris Laetitia” (see former article) from the Throne of Peter and never before witnessed so boldly than in Francis’
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Papacy.

To be unaware of these signs, as large numbers of Catholics today are, is certainly very deleterious and could cost them their immortal souls and their salvation according to Fr. John Hardon S. J. One of Fr. John Hardon’s most often spoken truths whenever he taught to crowds the faith was: “Ordinary Catholics will not survive these times, only heroic, only extraordinary, holy Catholics will survive.” And Fr. Hardon always taught that an holy Catholic conscience was always a well-informed Catholic conscience.

And how do we know that uninformed Catholic consciences are most dangerous to our eternal salvation is so clear when one considers the earmarks of the times in which we live today are those very marks the Antichrist has let loose, and which ultimately have been unleashed by the devil himself to snare millions of souls. Moreover, Our Lord Himself warns of the danger of these times for uninformed Catholic consciences, as well as for even informed Catholic consciences, suggesting these times even of the Antichrist, when He said: “In the end there will be many false prophets who will lead many astray.”

In fact, nothing is more moving, and more stunning than the words of Fr. Vincent Miceli, S. J. in his awesome book of the “Antichrist” and how truly dangerous are these times in which we live with uninformed catholic consciences which are the very earmarks of the times of the Antichrist, when he himself wrote so poignantly in his book “The Antechrist” the following:
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“The intention of Satan is to make a physical and spiritual wreckage of all God’s creation. He enlists men in that attempt by their lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes and pride of life. The Bible tells us that Satan will be loosed in the last days and granted permission to accelerate his evil activity greatly until it reaches a crescendo in the appearance of his Commander-in-Chief of the armies of iniquity—the Antichrist –who will organize and eventually divide society for its final destruction. "

And Fr. Vincent Miceli continues so brilliantly in his analysis of these perilous times in his book “Antichrist” to souls:

“We are living in perhaps the most decadent, violent, faithless century in the history of mankind. It is a time of massive negativism of God, of Christ, of His Church. Moreover, the escalating armies of atheists do not, indeed cannot, remain neutral, apathetic or indifferent to Christ. Rather they zealously declare themselves openly in favor of Satan’s program for mankind, maintaining that his false teachings and diabolical deeds are more likely to guarantee man happiness in an earthly utopia than are the teachings and ways of Jesus Christ. That is why the earth is presently filled with activities and conditions that please Satan. He and his legions of demons help to establish spiritual wastelands everywhere with the aid of evil men. More than ever before has Satan become today “the god of the world.” The reason is that men, made in the image and likeness of God, have willingly corrupted themselves to resemble more the devils they now follow. They daily engage in strife, treachery, bloodshed, tyranny, violence, terrorism, crime, sexual licentiousness, perversion, abortion, euthanasia, drug addiction and wars in larger numbers than ever before. God has been supplanted as the center of man’s life by foreign gods. Men, in ever increasing numbers worship at the shrines of money, property, fame power, pleasure success, science. But whatever it is that takes first place in man’s life, that is his idol. And behind every idol man prostrates himself before stands Satan the author of idolatry. For whoever worships Mammon and his creaturely satellites, in effect is really worshipping Satan who hides behind all idols.”

How vehemently Our Divine Lord admonished all humanity of the extraordinary dangers in the times of the last days when He said:
“If I did not shorten those days even the Elect, if that were possible, would go astray, but I will shorten those days.”

In other words, there will be such a proliferation of evil in the last days, that he would have to shorten those days. Are not these the times of the Antichrist as St. Paul described them so clearly in Thessalonians II:2 because of the enormous growth of evil as a result of the Great Falling Away of Catholics in the last fifty years worldwide after which the Antichrist will appear according to Cardinal Newman? But St. Paul, from all this, wants no one to be deceived of the arrival of the Second Coming of Christ unless these events occur exactly in the order he predicts in Thessalonians II: 2.

Moreover, it is absolutely imp
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erative that any Catholic, serious about saving his soul, must be cognizant of these signs of the Antichrist and furthermore how these signs are intimately wrapped up in the events of the Papacy of Francis: his blatantly unorthodox rule of the Catholic Church, his false teaching -- both actually and by neglect—and his heresy, now obvious in Amoris Laetitia (see former article), from the Throne of Peter. To be unaware of these signs, as large numbers of Catholics apparently today are, could be very deleterious to their souls if not cost them their eternal salvation, according to Fr John Hardon, one of the most prolific of Catholic catechists in the last sixty years. One of Fr. John Hardon’s most frequently unspoken truths was the following, whenever he gave conferences: “Ordinary Catholics will not survive these times, only heroic, only extraordinary, holy Catholics will survive.”

And according to Fr. John Hardon a sign of an ordinary Catholic would surely be an “uninformed Catholic conscience.” And how do we know that uninformed Catholic consciences are most dangerous to our eternal salvation, especially, if one considers the earmarks of the times of the Antichrist in which we apparently live? Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself warns of these evil times and their proliferation of wickedness when He taught “ that in the end there will be many false prophets who will lead many astray.” All of these false prophets are either working for Our Lord Jesus Christ or for the Antichrist in the end. There is no half way, part of this and that, for Christ said most matter-of-factly and clearly that “you are either for Me or against Me!” Or in practical terms you are either the facilitator of Christ or of the Antichrist.

Let us examine now most closely the characteristics of the times of the Antichrist which are the following and which are seemingly everywhere: in the Catholic Church, other Christian religions, other false religions and cults, or completely outside the Church. These characteristics of the Antichrist are the following: “There’s no right, no wrong, no religion, no god, no heaven, no hell, no judgment, no judge.” In other words, we live in an age with the complete death of conscience, all properly informed Catholic consciences, or even the possibility of salvation, but rarely now, in the Catholic Church.

For example, there being no moral rectitude anymore likewise means there is, by the same token, no sin, and no need to confess one’s sins nor any need of priests, bishops, or the pope to talk of sin anymore, for it is totally false. And it is interesting to note that we no longer hear from Catholic pulpits priests expounding on serious moral depravities, in particular, of a sexual nature: “contraception, abortion, adultery, cohabitation before marriage or fornication, immodest attire, masturbation, homosexuality, pedophilia, pornography, prurient movies, books, and magazines etc. Or do you even hear them teaching on sin and virtue and the need to confess?”

In short there is no sin, no self-denial, just self affirmation—email your friend and he will reciprocate and tell you how wonderful you are of a person, or shop on Sunday to lift someone’s spirits or your own, just live by the gospel of false charity. The gospel of repentance is a thing of the past for you have your joy now, your fill, your happiness in the gospel of plenty where there is no mourning now, no detachment, simply no penance. This is the exact opposite of Christ’s words: "Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep. ( Luke 6:25 )

If there is no sin, no guilt, no conscience that is kept aware of what’s right and wrong at all times, then it follows there is no contrite and humble hearts necessary that need to offer worthy sacrifice for their sin daily or weekly; in other words you therefore easily become a lukewarm Catholic or a modern pagan who shops on Sunday or does sports without Church, a follower of the Antichrist. Then no one needs God to sacrifice for his sin by His divine sacrificial death, but the Mass instead becomes a meal or a banquet and no sacrifice for sin. If this is true then God loves everyone and we are all as a result going to heaven, no matter what religion you practice, because there is no such thing as sin or any need whatsoever for repentance. This is especially true in the new Mass and and its outward worship which contradicts all the teaching of the Tridentine Mass from the past with its intense sorrow for sin , and a Mass which further demanded a heartfelt repentance and a contrite heart through the centuries before the new mass was ever created. No longer is this the case. The priest and people used to beg God at the Offertory of the old Mass for forgiveness for their “numerous sins, offences, and negligences.” Not any more!

Now we offer up with the priest in the new mass the bread and wine from the grain of the land and the fruit of the vine. Nothing about sin—one’s unworthiness and therefore the extraordinary need for worthy sacrifice to God
“for forgiveness of sin through Jesus Christ, the First Priest and Innocent Saving Victim, the Lamb of God Who takes away the sins of the world.”

Without the lowly attitude of a
“humble and contrite heart” before God in the Mass, no worthy sacrifice or meaningful sin sacrifice is offered to God for the salvation of our souls, but simply a protestant praise banquet or love banquet instead is offered in place of the centuries old Catholic Tridentiine Mass.

In fact, so utterly important to worthy sacrifice to God is this proper attitude at the Sacrifice of the Mass, of possessing a humble and contrite heart. This is essential.

Contrite because this indicates one’s necessary sorrow for sin, not only present sin but past sins for which reparation is desperately needed to be offered, in order to avoid the flames of purgatory or , indeed, a humble and contrite heart because of all past mortal sins forgiven but for the reparation still due! Certainly and most obviously we need to have a general sorrow and repentance for our past sins in order to receive any benefit from the sacrifice of Christ immediately consummated in the Mass we are presently attending to offer any kind of worthy sacrifice.

It is this denial of sins which is so obvious in the new Mass that is so offensive to God for He forgives no sin of servants without a humble and contrite heart. A contrite heart is one always sorrowful for its sin and which is always cognizant of its present sinning, especially, but also of its past offenses.

Too many, many so called Catholics today have no sense of sin and so their presence at Mass is virtually meaningless. In short, they have been overcome by a lukewarm spirituality, a malaise perpetrated by the Antichrist in these apparently frightening times of the Antichrist.
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All this attitude of lacking proper contriteness and humility for our sin comes from lack of Confession, denial of sin, pride, and becoming, from this, a servant of the Antichrist. Without a contrite and humble heart, we are lost. Without a constantly contrite and humble heart, we become servants of sin and the Antichrist.

Since the Mass is entirely and totally a propitiatory sacrifice for our sins by the offering of Jesus Christ to his Father, it depends in every way upon a repentant and contrite heart of each participant, especially the priest for there to be a beneficial and worthy sacrifice. Because so few, precious few, Catholics, as well as their priests, attend Mass today with a properly contrite and humble heart, very few Masses therefore are properly propitiatory by its participants. In short, the infamous lukewarm Catholicism of the New Mass, has created so many, many agents of the Antichrist in today’s sacred Catholic worship service, the New Mass, because so few, if any, are repentant for sin, and therefore, participate in Holy Mass efficaciously.

But if the Mass or the New Mass is to produce its proper effect, it is absolutely necessary that our hearts be properly disposed to receive these graces as well as the Mass’s effect. Consequently, this explains why the warning of St. Paul the Apostle is so utterly serious for anyone receiving the Holy Eucharist, when he says:
“But let a man first prove himself, and then let him eat of this bread and drink of the chalice.” And “proving himself” to St. Paul means coming to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass worthily and with a humble and contrite heart.” This also explains why St Paul further says in Corinithians that “anyone who eats and drinks the Body and Blood of Christ unworthily, eats and drinks his own damnation.”

In these most dangerous times, according to Fr. Vincent Miceli, S.J., we must be aware how important the Sacrifice of the Cross, the Mass, is to one’s eternal Salvation. To not be aware of the Cross and love Christ’s Divine Sacrifice properly, one will receive the anathema of Jesus Christ Himself Who rebuked Peter himself, his first Apostle, for trying to stop Him from going to His Own Crucifixion to save the world from its sin, with these prophetic words: “Thou savorest not the things that are of God, but of man.” And this to all who resist adopting a “contrite and humble heart” at every Mass we attend.

“Francis and the Time of the Antichrist”

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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!!!


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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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