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Vatican II Church Meltdown – Days 39-51 News & Comment...ongoing Vigaṇ Drama… [Catholic Caucus]
Novus Ordo Watch ^ | October 15, AD 2018 | Editor

Posted on 10/17/2018 6:10:24 AM PDT by Repent and Believe

Developments & Reactions

This post continues our coverage of the ongoing ecclesiastical Chernobyl unleashed by the accusations of the former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Abp.” Carlo Viganò, which were first published on Aug. 25, 2018 and have the potential not only to bring an end to the Francis “pontificate” but even to throw the entire Vatican II Sect into unprecedented chaos:

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 Developments

•After meeting with Francis, English Novus Ordo bishops say he is “serene” in this “time of turmoil”

•In Poland a movie about Novus Ordo sex abuse sets box office record, surpasses Fifty Shades of Grey

•New Canadian Novus Ordo abuse policies “will not include a mechanism to censure a bishop who commits or covers up an offense”

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 Developments

•Vatican “Cardinal” Gerhard Ludwig Muller confirms that Francis shut down an investigation into alleged sex abuse by “Cardinal” Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

•In Connecticut, a retired state judge will lead sex abuse investigation

•In South Dakota, a Novus Ordo priest has been charged with sex abuse of a child under 16

•“Bp.” James Johnston of Kansas City, Missouri, says “we need new Church structures to address this problem” of abuse

•Michigan Attorney General conducts surprise raid on state’s seven Novus Ordo chanceries

•Claimed abuse victim Thomas Emens sues 13 Novus Ordo dioceses, does not want money but “just the truth”

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 Developments

•State of Florida launches state-wide criminal investigation against Vatican II Sect

•At court hearing, Chilean “Cardinal” Riccardo Ezzati uses his “right to remain silent”

•“Bp.” Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York, “who is accused of reassigning homosexual predator priests, is being edited out of videos aimed at preventing sex abuse”

•Videos found in basement of Illinois church reportedly show Novus Ordo priests doing what sodomites do

Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 Developments

•‘Florida dioceses show support for investigation of abuse at institutions statewide’

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 Developments

•“Cardinal” Timothy Dolan of New York, New York, says he is growing “impatient” with Francis’ inaction regarding a hoped-for McCarrick investigation

•Vatican issues lackluster statement on McCarrick investigation (full statement text here)

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 Developments

•“Cardinal” Marc Ouellet publishes scathing response to “Abp.” Carlo Maria Vigano

•Statement from U.S. Novus Ordo bishops on steps to abuse prevention from Vatican

Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 Developments

•“Bishop” Francisco Cox is latest Chilean cleric to face abuse charges

•“Cardinal” Ouellet’s letter to Vigano confirms that sanctions had been imposed on “Cardinal” McCarrick

•“Cardinal” Daniel DiNardo, head of U.S. pretend-bishops, releases statement saying: “I welcome the statement of October 6 from the Holy See which outlines additional steps Pope Francis is taking to ensure the faithful are protected from the evil of sexual assault”

•“Abp.” Charles Scicluna of Malta says people ought not to look to the youth synod for answers to the abuse crisis but wait for the February 2019 summit instead

•Crux reports that Fr. John F. Harvey, founder of Courage, lobbied “bishops” to resist zero tolerance for abusers because he thought they could be healed

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 Developments

•no noteworthy developments

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 Developments

•A “highly-placed Vatican source with direct knowledge” says that “Cardinal” Francesco Coccopalmerio was present at Luigi Capozzi’s cocaine-sodomy party in the Vatican and that “the Pope himself knows” it

•Church Militant reports that “anti-Viganò forces in the Vatican are rigging the upcoming papal investigation into the McCarrick situation in an effort to shield the homosexual network in the Vatican” by “shifting as much blame as possible for McCarrick’s rise to power onto Pope St. [sic] John Paul II”

•A Fordham University student writes ‘in support of Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano’

•“Cardinal” Sean O’Malley of Boston, Massachusetts, wants the Vatican to investigate Buffalo diocese

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 Developments

•no noteworthy developments

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 Developments

•“Pope” Francis accepts resignation of “Cardinal” Donald Wuerl of Washington, D.C., but tells him to stay on as administrator until a successor is appointed

•Modernist Jesuit rag America publishes exclusive interview with “Cardinal” Wuerl

•“Cardinal” Sean O’Malley expands abuse investigation to all seminaries of archdiocese

•“Buffalo Bishop Robert Malone says it’s ‘unfortunate’ Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley didn’t contact the Diocese of Buffalo before forwarding complaints against the bishop to the pope’s representative to the United States”

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 Developments

•Francis laicizes “Bishops” Francisco Cox and Marco Antonio Ordenes Fernandez of Chile

•The next scandal ready to blow? 25-Page dossier against new Vatican Substitute Secretary of State, known sodomite “Abp.” Edgar Peña Parra, has been emailed to select Vatican “cardinals”

Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 Developments

•no noteworthy developments

Reactions from select Blogs and Web Sites

•Crux‘s Elise Harris believes that ‘Canada’s Cardinal Ouellet holds key to answers in McCarrick saga’

•Attorney Elizabeth Yore says ‘Viganò’s verities hang like a black cloud over the Vatican’

•National Review‘s Michael Brendan Dougherty makes ‘the case against Pope Francis’

•Michael Sean Winters of the National Catholic Reporter says Wuerl has been ‘hounded from office for becoming face of abuse crisis’

•The Atlantic‘s Rachel Donadio notes that ‘Francis is still equivocating on the sex-abuse crisis’

•Novus Ordo theology professor Massimo Faggioli believes that the current crisis is the biggest ‘since the Reformation’

•The New York Times opines that “if the church is to make amends for the scars it has inflicted on thousands of its members, the pope must do a far better job”

•Crux‘s John Allen presents a “best of times, worst of times” montage on abuse crisis

•J. D. Flynn asks if Vatican officials see the abuse crisis as a referendum on Francis

•Peter Smith of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on ‘Wuerl’s turn of fate’

•At The Catholic World Report, Christopher Altieri says Francis’ promised “thorough study” of the McCarrick case is too little, too late

•At The Catholic World Report, Christopher Altieri says ‘Cardinal Ouellet’s letter forceful, but does not provide substantial refutation’

•“Fr.” Kenneth Wolfe comments on the “Wuerl retirement party”

•Phil Lawler has a scathing rebuke for “Cardinal” Ouellet

•A blogger points out that Ouellet’s defense of Francis ‘ends up lending credibility to Vigano by mistake’

•La Croix‘s Robert Mickens surmises that “Cardinal” Ouellet is trying to position himself as a compromise candidate in the next conclave

•Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille analyzes the Canadian Novus Ordo bishops’ new document on sex abuse

•Vaticanist Sandro Magister notes that Francis is betting on all the wrong people to reform his sect

•Novus Ordo canon lawyer asks: ‘What have we learned about the McCarrick case?’

•Investigative journalist George Neumayr predicts that “the Pope’s glowing words won’t save Wuerl. He will end his days in disgrace”

•Dr. Joseph Shaw writes that Francis’ letter dismissing Wuerl “sounds like a letter written by a political leader forced to sack an underling very much against his will”

•Blogger Mark Lambert reflects on ‘Cardinal Ouellet’s Role in Vatican Soap Opera’

Related Stories

•In the U.S. confidence in Francis drops sharply

•New Church Transparency web site tracks which Novus Ordo bishops support, oppose investigation of Vigano claims

•George Neumayr reports on ‘the day of reckoning for Monsignor [Walter] Rossi and the hierarchy’

•In case it matters, it is perhaps good to remember that ‘Cardinal Marc Ouellet’s brother has sex-abuse convictions’ (story from 2013)

Prior Days’ Coverage

•Days 1-3 (Aug. 25-27) •Day 4 (Aug. 28) •Day 5 (Aug. 29) •Day 6 (Aug. 30) •Day 7 (Aug. 31) •Day 8 (Sep. 1) •Day 9 (Sep. 2) •Day 10 (Sep. 3) •Day 11 (Sep. 4) •Day 12 (Sep. 5) •Day 13 (Sep. 6) •Day 14 (Sep. 7) •Day 15 (Sep. 8) •Day 16 (Sep. 9) •Day 17 (Sep. 10) •Day 18 (Sep. 11) •Day 19 (Sep. 12) •Day 20 (Sep. 13) •Days 21-25 (Sep. 14-18) •Days 26-31 (Sep. 19-24) •Days 32-38 (Sep. 25-Oct. 1)

EWTN’s The World Over with Raymond Arroyo of Oct. 4, 2018, with an extensive interview of “Cardinal” Gerhard Muller:

EWTN’s The World Over with Raymond Arroyo of Oct. 11, 2018, with a discussion of “Cardinal” Ouellet’s letter to Vigano:

Fr. William Jenkins, SSPV, comments on “Cardinal” Ouellet’s Open Letter to “Abp.” Vigano:

The next meltdown digest will be posted in approximately a week. Any major new development will be covered in its own blog post as the story breaks.


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: popefrancis; scandal; sodomy; vigan
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Remember the "Who am I to judge?" remark?

H-m-m-m-m. Was that an attempt to use the bully pulpit of (literally fake) Pope to brainwash the "faithful" into numbness to the Sodomy and perversion so that was it hits the world news cycle, people will be all more helpless to defend against it all and understand it for what it really is: despicable?

("If HE cannot judge, then how can I?")

It's beginning to all make sense.

1 posted on 10/17/2018 6:10:24 AM PDT by Repent and Believe
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To: Repent and Believe

OK, I’m the Protestant in the family, so, “Who am I to judge?” But I don’t see any changes coming out of Rome in the near future. It appears the key “villains” in the story had enough strength to get one of their own installed as putative Pope. Now he has been there long enough to “embed” his own in even more key positions of power.

In today’s historical context, I don’t even see enough opposition strength to have another Avignon. Or however you would pronounce the city in Poland where it would have to be set up. I pray for the Church, even if I’m not part of it.


2 posted on 10/17/2018 6:45:43 AM PDT by Cincinnatus.45-70 (What do DemocRats enjoy more than a truckload of dead babies? Unloading them with a pitchfork!)
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