Pope Francis is granting proponents of a ‘liberal project’ in the Church ‘great freedom to sow doubt and confusion among the faithful, all the while condemning those who resist this project as ‘reactionaries,’’ Fr. Gerald Murray writes.
This innovation must be resisted by the Church’s bishops. It conflicts with the dogmatic teaching of the Church on the nature of the sacrament of Holy Orders, in particular the nature of the episcopate.
The unholy farce of attempting to absolve an unrepentant sinner who intends to keep sinning is a grave violation of the priest’s duty to guide the faithful in Christ’s path of virtue and grace, not the destructive path of sin and spiritual death.
On the path to achieving this desired unity, Latin Masses are no longer allowed to be celebrated in parochial churches, thus segregating, if not banishing, some groups of the faithful – a truly contradictory way to bring about unity in the Church. It’s a strategy to get people ready for the total banning of the traditional Mass.