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Thursday, 24 March 2016

CONFIRMED: Pope Francis formally broke the law of the Church during the Mass of the Lord's Supper




It can now be confirmed that our Holy Father violated the Law of the Church. A few hours ago I reported that Radio Vatican confirmed His Holiness would break the Law. In fact, he violated the very Law that he himself promulgated a few months ago. One cannot but wonder why our beloved Holy Father instituted a Law that he himself had no intention of keeping? 

This is a scandalous example of disregard for the Law of the Church. But it goes further, it has now changed the meaning of the "Mandatum" beyond recognition. Changes in pastoral praxis always have doctrinal implications. 

Vatican Radio reports: 

Service was a major theme of the Holy Thursday liturgy: Pope Francis, in imitation of Christ at the Last Supper, performed the ritual washing of the feet of a dozen people – eleven guests of the C.A.R.A. Centre and one woman who works at the Centre for Auxilium. Four of the guests taking part in the ritual were Nigerian Catholics, three others – all three women – were Coptic Christians from Eritrea, three others were Muslims from Syria, Pakistan and Mali, and one was an Indian Hindu.




24 comments:

Anonymous said...

I trust the Holy Father to know what he's doing. Suggest you do also!

Bern

Barona said...

I agree the Holy Father certainly knows what he is doing. He knows that he broke the Law of the Church, and he knows that Mohommedans and Hindus are not the People of God. To believe they are is contrary to Sacred Scripture. It is underscored in the Catechism.c.f. 781-782.

Stephen Lowe said...

Well we have been told Baptism isn't needed....Communion can be given to heretics ( Lutherans)..,why not have the symbol of Christ providing us with priests be open to others who do are not part of the Mystical Body....somehow all this foreshadows bad stuff for marriage and every other sacrament (can you say euthanasia?). This pope is not a faithful Catholic but a rather good Freemason.

Vox Cantoris said...

How far would Bern go in trusting the Bishop of Rome?

Tell us if you can get your head out of the papolatry cloud.

Anonymous said...

Oh, he knows what he is doing. We've all been subsumed into the Kasperian Katholicism zone where you can do whatever suits your fancy.

Jason W. said...

Absolutely shameful.

STEPHEN - Roodepoort said...

Anonymous, he does not know what he is doing.....period.....
If he knows what he is doing then he is working against the Church....if he does not know then in charity we pray for him

Pray for all popes said...

Poor Anonymous (Bern) above. Poor poor POOR!!!

Amateur Brain Surgeon said...

Look at me, look at me, look at me

Our Pope and Our Cross knows that christian antinomianism is the bait the sucker media is lured by.

Only those Baptised are children of God and the Mandatum is reserved exclusively to men.

Of course, Our Pope and Our Cross is a revolutionary and so disorder is his marching order.

David Klecker said...

Perhaps if you read the article from the Vatican instead of stomping your feet you would know why the pope is doing what he's doing and you would be rejoicing instead of being a Sour Puss.

Anonymous said...

Hello, I do believe that Francis "the humble" knows about what he's doing. Like Obama with his "executive" orders that disregards the constitutional balance this 'pope' is doing the same thing in the Catholic Church. I always hear from other people say: well, he is the pope so he can do anything he wants to, but don't you think that he has gone too far? Sometimes I think that Francis "the humble" is just trying to prepare us for a "one world religion". Fr. T.

Anonymous said...

The BOR(Bishop of Rome) is suppose to be the Vicar of Christ and as such his responsibilities before God is to uphold and defend the Teachings and Traditions that have been handed down to the faithful, since the birth of the Church from the side of Jesus Christ on Calvary. What happened on Holy Thursday is significant, on that night Jesus instituted the Sacraments of Holy Orders and the Eucharist. Which He would forever remind us you CANNOT have one without the other, the Eucharist and Priesthood are forever entwined! Bishop of Rome Francis should follow the example set down by Christ, instead of trying to redefine it. Bottom line that is not Francis's job. I pray for him always, I can't pray his intentions, but for his conversion, the he may truly come to to Know, Live, and Lead in the TRUTH!

TLM said...

OK Stephen Rootepoort, if he actually DOES NOT know what he's doing, I guess we're back to the 'brain tumor theory' again. If I, a humble lay person who knows just the 'basics' knows this goes against Church teaching, the successor of Peter DOESN'T??? Bottom line, we HOPE TO GOD he doesn't know for whatever reason, and we pray for him.

TLM said...

Oh, and just another thought. What in the world is this 'kissing of the feet' going on that he so proudly does with each and every foot that he washes??? Someone needs to talk to him about that, because it seems as though it's just for 'show'. To me, it's just so inappropriate.

Heinrich Wahrheit said...

I really trust Bergoglo knows what he is doing! He knows this with full knowledge, full consent of the will, and the act itself is intrinsically grave! How dare he to take it upon himself to change what Our Lord Jesus himself established and promulgated! Who is Bergoglio to tell the whole world that what our Most Sacred Lord did on the night before His Most Sacred Passion was not good enough and that it needed some form of innovation?! Woe to him who thinks and acts that he is wiser and more compassionate than Our Most Sacred Lord!

Our Most Sacred Lord chose 12 viri (men) to be his disciples. The symbolism of the Mandatum was not to show inclusivity. Our Lord did this act so that his apostles learn the importance of the kenotic act of the Lord - that in the midst of His impending and Most Sacred Passion, He is able to remain faithful to God's will, and that in the midst of difficulty and trials He must remain the Servant and Bearer of the Truth of God's Word, so must the apostles, and so must we!

Vatican II said...

1960. Yes the sixties. The Golden Sixties when the Vatican Council II was held. One of the decrees of the Council was about ECUMENISM.
It appears that very little have WE ALL (I included ) done to propagate Ecumenism ?
Other decrees dealt with other subjects like the role of the laity in the ministry of the church. How far have WE ALL traveled down that road ?
What is being said here ? That we want the catholic church to be steeped in tradition, anchored to tradition ? Is it being said that the church shall not march on and DISCOVER GOD for the sake of tradition ? Is it being said that because it suits some people, clergy included, that the the church stays put in the past ? Christ was made man to set down the examples and not the other way round ? Are we by chance the modern Pharisees who are holier than thou ? Please shed further light and as you shed it see that it illuminates your path and the Holy Spirit`s way to our hearts.

Fr. VF said...

The KISSING of feet is NOWHERE in the gospel account of the Last Supper or the rubrics. It is nothing but smarmy, sentimental glop.

Anonymous said...

Why HIS HOLINESS does what he does, BECAUSE NOT MANY ARE PRAYING FOR HIS CONVERSION~~~
isabel

Servus Dei said...

Jorge Bergoglio is not a Holiness, he isn't even a Catholic anymore, let alone a pope. He has proven over and over again that he is a heretic and an apostate. He is an antipope who in the words of the blessed Pius IX, should NOT BE FOLLOWED. All who willingly and knowlingly follow this man in his follies and erratic behavior - and I especially am looking at the priests reading this who should be watching over their flocks and not run away with the wolves - will share this man's fate, whatever it may be.

I am not a sedevacantist nor am I calling for a split or a schism. I am a traditionalist Catholic who loves the Church and as many all over the world, is scandalized not only by the apostasy and blasphemy pouring out of this man's mouth, but sad at the inertia coming from the priesthood. I implore all of you to restore the true pope Benedict to his position, and flush out this antipope and his followers who are heretics as well, and placing themselves outside of the Holy Church.

Raymond said...

Sounds to me like there are a number of Pharisees here in this thread.

Anonymous said...

The following is some information about the first Catholic Doctor of the Church,St. Athanasius, know as The Father of Orthodoxy:

The great St. Athanasius was exiled from his Diocese by the Conference of Bishops Egypt five separate times. He spent at least 17 years in exile. He was even "excommunicated" by Pope Liberius, who ended up being the first Pope in the early church not to be canonized. Athanasius continued to preach and ordain priests despite the "excommunication".

Another Saint, John Gualberto, went to the bureaucrats in Rome and complained to them regarding the Archbishop of Florence, who had actually bribed certain bureaucrats to get himself appointed bishop. To this Saint the Vatican bureaucrats would not listen. So he took his case directly t the people, and God worked a public miracle, at St. John Gualberto's request, to prove that what he was saying was true. The people drove the corrupt bishop out of town.

Barona said...

Servus Dei, I am wondering what your opinion is of Vatican II? Is it heresy?

Barona said...

My friend Servus Dei,

I would like to call your attention to the fact that the Bishop Emeritus of Rome, accepts "Antipope" and "apostate" and "heretic" Pope Francis. This makes Joseph Ratzinger party to Jorge Bergoglio's "apostasy" and "heresy". Thus, at the very least, Joseph Ratzinger himself is a schismatic for following an Antipope; he is also, by his support of an "apostate" and "heretic", himself thereby gravely suspect of heresy. Do you see the logic of taking on an authority that we Catholics do not have? Vatican I settled the various prior theoretical discussions about an "heretical" Pope.

Joseph Ratzinger resigned the papacy; he has publicly stated so; and reiterated it. There was an election for Pope... irrespective of possible scheming behind the scenes.... Jorge Bergoglio was elected Pope, and accepted by the clergy of Rome. He is the Pope. Period. There have been far, far worse elections in the past involving open simony and skullduggery. There have been outrageous, scandalous elections. None of these men's papacies have ever been questioned. Christ still operates through Peter. Paul withstood Peter to his face; while he did so, Peter did not lose the Papacy for all that.

My post had an original modest intention: to ask why pass a new law, only to break it? I sense that such posts are not spiritually and psychologically helpful for Catholics, especially those who are in grave need of catechesis.

Whether we like it or not, Pope Francis is our father. He is the father whom God has allowed (not necessarily wanted or chosen, as men are free moral agents).

If perchance the Pope does listen to the likes of Fr. Spadaro S.J., and Cardinal Kasper, my action will be one of prayer and penance. I will not follow the Pope; but I will not reject him. If I do, I would cease to be Catholic. At no time, did Paul reject Peter. If perchance - reflecting on the possibility that "in the first place" (to quote Cardinal Cottier's sinister interview that he granted Spadaro) bishops will be given so-called pastoral allowances to admit couples living in adultery to Holy Communion - I will expect other Cardinals, Bishops and priests to speak out firmly, but respectfully to the Pope on this issue.

For my part, I will not wander off to some synagogue of Satan, but remain in the Catholic Church. I prefer being outside the door, then sitting in a false Church, not of Christ.

Raffaella Cantillo said...

I totally agree. By doing this he is showing we are all equal before God. It is an important step for us all. If a Saint touches you and performs a miracle, He or She will not ask where you are from or what you believe in. They will just do it. So would a doctor heal your wound or a soldier save you from a war. The Pope is all these things and more in that small act of blessing. For in it is contained the Blessing of the Lord Jesus Christ.