Against Sedevacantism: Habemus Papam — The Catholic of Honor

By Sedevacantism, I mean the belief that the See of Peter has been empty since the death of Pope Pius XII in 1958. According to sedevacantists, his successors, John XXIII and onward, are usurpers or antipopes. A few would call John XXIII valid and no one after him, but generally it ends at Pius XII. […]Continue reading “Against Sedevacantism: Habemus Papam — The Catholic of Honor”

Gal 2:11-14 Opposing Peter?

Sometimes you will come across the argument from scripture that opposing the Pope was done by St. Paul. “But when Cephas was come to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed. For before that some came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew andContinue reading “Gal 2:11-14 Opposing Peter?”

The Doctrinal and Dogmatic Problems with the Cassiciacum Thesis

Although, I would go even farther in some instances than this article it is another great resource at defending the faith from Sedevacantist – like positions. The Cassiciacum thesis was developed by Fr. Guerard and says that the Pope is materially Pope but does not have full Papal powers (like to teach infallibly) Fortunately, forContinue reading “The Doctrinal and Dogmatic Problems with the Cassiciacum Thesis”

Scott Hahn and Bad Popes from Reasons to Believe

Some quick responses when the topic of a sinful Pope comes up from Scott Hahn’s book Reasons to Believe. Do Catholics think the Pope is sinless? –No. Most Popes go to confession at least once a week. Peter was a sinner but that did not diminish his authority at all. Do Catholics think that theContinue reading “Scott Hahn and Bad Popes from Reasons to Believe”

Sharing Some Resources From obeythepope.com

I recommend all these great article finds filled with quotes from the Church Fathers and true contemporary wisdom. The Whole, True and Perfect Security of the Christian Religion Did the first millennium Church have a higher view of papal authority and infallibility than we do today? http://www.obeythepope.com/2017/10/the-whole-true-and-perfect-security-of.html Did Saint Catherine of Siena and Saint PaulContinue reading “Sharing Some Resources From obeythepope.com”

Obey the Pope Website

Another excellent Pro-Pope website to lighten up your day. With so much negativity it is easy to lose hope. Let this website give you some hope. http://www.obeythepope.com/ Has the Pope ever taught heresy? Pope Liberius and Saint Athanasius, Death Penalty and Pope Francis, why Obey the Pope? and details of Amoris Laetitia. These are someContinue reading “Obey the Pope Website”