23 May 2012

I Haven't Laughed This Much in a Long Time

HA!  Hans Kung is declaring Pope Benedict to be in schism for regularizing the SSPX.  Oh, rich irony!  What better proof of the orthodoxy of the Holy Father do we need than this?

Let me see if I have this straight:  Heretic who doesn't obey the Pope is worried that someone obeys the Pope and thus we shouldn't obey a Pope who doesn't obey the Heretic and his mob.  Got it.

Some are calling this the beginning of the second Western schism.  Maybe.  But I just think the guy's an idiot.  IF ONLY they would disassociate themselves publicly from the Church to avoid leading any ignorami astray.  

Kung has already been stripped of the right to teach as a Catholic by the CDF.  Hey, Hans, get real.  From Rorate, the words of the Kunger:

HANS KÜNG - Papally provoked disobedience


Both in the official and in the alternative activities in the Mannheim
Katholikentag, the prevailing sentiment was one of resentment and frustration over the delayed reforms in the Church. In fierce contrast with that, Pope Benedict XVI prepares, apparently for Pentecost, the final reconciliation with the Catholic Church of the traditionalist Society of Saint Pius X, with its bishops and priests. This should happen even if the SSPX keeps rejecting key conciliar documents, having to be incorporated into the Church with the use of skillful canonical tactics. Before the Pope does this, he must be duly warned, not least by the bishops, because of the following:

1. The pope would be including in the Church bishops and priests that are definitely invalidly ordained (SLC Note:  this is patently false).  According to the Apostolic Constitution of Pope Paul VI "Pontificalis Romani recognitio", of July 18, 1968, the ordination of bishops and priests by Archbishop Lefebvre is not only illegal but also invalid. This view is shared among others by a relevant member of the "Doctrinal Commission", Karl Josef Becker, SJ, now a cardinal (SLC Note,
Rorate says "not so").

2. With such a scandalous decision, Pope Benedict would, in his overall regretted isolation, be even more separated from the People of God. The classical doctrine regarding schism should be a warning to him. According to it, a schism of the Church happens when there is separation from the Pope, but also when the latter separates himself from the body of the Church. "Even the Pope could become a schismatic, if he will not guard the unity and communion proper to the whole body of the Church." (Francisco Suárez, major Spanish theologian of the 16th/17th centuries).


3. A schismatic pope loses his position according to that same teaching of the constitution of the Church. At least, he cannot expect obedience. Pope Benedict would be therefore encouraging the already widespread popular movement of "disobedience" against a hierarchy that is disobedient to the Gospel. He would bear sole responsibility for the grave rift and the strife created inside the Church. Instead of reconciling with the ultra-conservative, anti-democratic, and anti-Semitic SSPX, the Pope should rather care about the majority of reform-minded Catholics and reconcile with the churches of the Reformation and the entire ecumenical movement. Thus he would unite, and not divide.

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Check out the standard anti-Catholic template for articles about Pope Benedict XVI, especially as he deals with the SSPX--
  • delayed reforms (still waiting for the springtime of V2 to kick in)
  • canonical tactics (i.e., lawyer's tricks; they loved using that against Cdl. Burke)
  • his overall regretted isolation (see! the Pope's an old coot and we really just have to wait him out)
  • already widespread popular movement of "disobedience" against a hierarchy that is disobedient to the Gospel (post hoc justification of heresy and schism by his fellow travelers)
  • ultra-conservative, anti-democratic, and anti-Semitic SSPX (the final charge is the trump card of the anti-Catholic; the other two I only wish were true).
If these liars actually followed through and made their own sect instead of acting as parasites within Holy Mother Church, I could at least give them a measure of respect.  But no, they are nothing more than the devil's saboteurs, doing what damage they can.  See ya.

2 comments:

Mark S. Abeln said...
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Long-Skirts said...

SOONER
OR
LATER

You can run on
For a long time
Run on for a
Long time
Run on for a long time
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down

These rotten wicked
Heinous men
Found foul and guilty
Again and again
All are depraved
Each one of us
Approve their boils
Then suck their pus

You can run on
For a long time
Run on for a
Long time
Run on for a long time
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down

Sent a Prelate
Dressed in white
To warn that the dark
Will be brought to the light
His cassocked clergy
Teaching Faith truthfully
But scourged like the
Man from Galilee

You can run on
For a long time
Run on for a
Long time
Run on for a long time
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
‘em down

Defilement diseased
Septicity
Carbuncled-consented
Catholicity
Kung says to Rome
"Dialogue to delay"
Optimistic his fruits of decay we’ll obey

You can run on
For a long time
Run on for a
Long time
Run on for a long time
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
You down
Sooner or later
God’ll cut
You down

(my apologies to Johnny Cash)