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Will Pope Francis become a Self Deposing Pope?

"The pope himself, if notoriously guilty of heresy, would cease to be pope because he would cease to be a member of the Church."--Catholic Encyclopedia

Vic Biorseth, Wednesday, January 04, 2017
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In my view, Cardinal Burke and the rest of the four "Dubia" Cardinals have upped the ante in the Dubiosity confrontation.  Personally, I was surprised to learn that there was any such thing as the possibility of deposing a Pope, but then, I am no theologian or scholar of any kind.  However, as it turns out, Pope Francis' refusal to officially respond to the submitted Dubia puts him in a very precarious position. 

At the Remnant, we find an interview with Card. Burke, in which he defends the traditional teaching.  He has ordered a return to ad orientem Masses at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Cross in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in agreement with Card. Sarah.  A wonderful step toward a return to recognizing Who it is we all worship at Mass.  Along with regular offering of the 1962 Latin Mass, a return to facing East during the Novus Ordo would do much to reinvigorating the sense of the majesty of the Lord in the hearts of the faithful. 

And the interview touched upon the Dubia controversy, and what happens if Pope Francis does not respond, at all, or, opposing Christ's teaching on Marriage. 

Apparently, Pope Francis must respond.  He has no real choice.  The matter is too important to be ignored.  If he does not respond, then the Cardinals have no choice other than to issue a "Correction" to Amoris Latitia, bringing it before the entire Church.  The Pope will then be forced to either accept that correction, or reject it. 

The only way to accept it is to begin reaffirming that all of the sexual sins so beloved of the Liberal, "Spirit of Vatican II" Catholic Clergy, ranging from adultery through sodomy, are still mortally sinful. 

Or, he can stop being Pope, and stop being Catholic. 

Very simple; nothing to it. 

Here's what the Catholic Encyclopedia says about it:

Additional penalties to be decreed by judicial sentences: Apostates and heretics are irregular, that is, debarred from receiving clerical orders or exercising lawfully the duties and rights annexed to them; they are infamous, that is, publicly noted as guilty and dishonoured. This note of infamy clings to the children and grandchildren of unrepented heretics. Heretical clerics and all who receive, defend, or favour them are ipso facto deprived of their benefices, offices, and ecclesiastical jurisdiction. The pope himself, if notoriously guilty of heresy, would cease to be pope because he would cease to be a member of the Church. Baptism received without necessity by an adult at the hands of a declared heretic renders the recipient irregular. Heresy constitutes an impediment to marriage with a Catholic (mixta religio) from which the pope dispenses or gives the bishops power to dispense (see IMPEDIMENTS). Communicatio in sacris, i.e. active participation in non-Catholic religious functions, is on the whole unlawful, but it is not so intrinsically evil that, under given circumstances, it may not be excused. Thus friends and relatives may for good reasons accompany a funeral, be present at a marriage or a baptism, without causing scandal or lending support, to the non-Catholic rites, provided no active part be taken in them: their motive is friendship, or maybe courtesy, but it nowise implies approval of the rites. Non-Catholics are admitted to all Catholic services but not to the sacraments.

(Emphasis added)

Not surprisingly, the Left in the Church is melting down just like the Marxocrats in American politics are melting down.  They're just going bananas.  Former Franciscan priest, Brazilian Leonardo Boff mocked Card. Burke as being "the Donald Trump of the Catholic Church". 

This IYI19 clown cannot begin to comprehend the compliment he just paid to Card. Burke.

Nor can any of  his Leftist Fellow Travelers in the secular political world begin to comprehend the great compliment he paid to Donald Trump.  

Take heart, Catholic Americans.  The Counter-Revolution is picking up steam, in America, in Western Civilization, and, most importantly, in the Catholic Church Hierarchy. 

This may indeed be a happy New Year. 

Pray for the Papacy, for Card. Burke and the other Dubia Cardinals, and for the whole Church, that she may once again lead the world in the way to Truth, to Sanity and to Salvation. 



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