Skip to comments.How Should Catholics Respond to the Pope’s ‘Paradigm Shift’?
Posted on 07/05/2018 2:07:18 PM PDT by ebb tide
In view of the paradigm shift said to be taking place during this pontificate, one that critics say breaks with the Churchs teaching and tradition, how should a concerned Catholic respond? Is it legitimate, for example, to resist Church authority, including perhaps even the Pope, and if so, how?
Chilean author José Antonio Ureta offers some answers to these questions in his new book, Pope Francis Paradigm Shift: Continuity or Rupture in the Mission of the Church? An Assessment of his Five-year Pontificate.
In this June 23 interview with the Register in Rome on the sidelines of a conference examining new and old modernism, Ureta explains where he and others believe that Pope Francis is erring, why resistance to error is an act of charity rather than dissent, and why he believes the term paradigm shift can only really apply to one event in the life of the Church: the Incarnation. The author also warns against the temptation to sedevacantism (the belief that the See of Peter is vacant), which he says is no solution at all.
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Martin Luther doesn’t really look so much like a schismatic now, does he?
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I’d recommend a response that involves hot tar, feathers, and a rail.
Furthermore, we declare, we proclaim, we define that it is absolutely necessary for salvation that every human creature be subject to the Roman Pontiff.
You. Have. No. Choice. But. To. Obey. Your. Pope.
The current state of the corrupted Vatican is like the Democrats and their treatment of blacks.
The Pope doesn’t care. The cardinals don’t care. The only thing they want from the great unwashed is money and whatever power they can wring from the laity.
And they’re never going to stop until forced to. They don’t care at all about your complaints because they know you’ll keep giving them the money and power they want.
Your only leverage is your feet. Leave. Force them to become holy again or else you won’t return.
But as long as they have you trapped in being Catholic no matter what evil they do, they have no reason to change.
The Pope has them trapped with OTC. It robs Catholic laity of any power they have over the Vatican.
As long as the Catholics insist on ‘being Catholic’ the Pope has no reason to change because he still has total power over them no matter how evil he is. And because of ‘one true church’ and the demonization of Luther and all reformers, he has them trapped.
how should a concerned Catholic respond?
One obvious choice that many Roman Catholics are making is to go Orthodox, or Evangelical.
Color me (and my money) gone.
An interview with the dogmatic theologian confirms that many critics of the current pontificate are in fact critics of the entire post-conciliar Church and its Popes, from Roncalli to Bergoglio.
(When you read it, it gets harder to dismiss the traditionalists who say that there has been fundamental compromise since Vatican II.)
That sure seems to be the case doesn’t it?
Yes, which is a good reason to do what Jesus taught: Hold fast to what you were taught when you first believed.
Respond by remembering that it is the doctrine that doesnt change even if a man charged with teaching is wrong. Remember too that have had wrong and sinful popes including Saint Peter himself who denied Jesus in His darkest hour. Yet what remains is “Upon this rock I shall build my Church. The Roman Church is that Church . It is not and never will be any other Church.
And at what point do you start becoming responsible for the evil being perpetuated?
In other words God can't do really hard miracles.
You have no choice, either.
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