Tag - Obedience

Covid Lies & Propaganda: Stop Terrifying Us – We’re On To You Now… The Game Is UP!

Dan Wootton is an excellent presenter at GB News.  Only today I had a call from a friend with whom I've not been in touch for a long time, so it was interesting to hear him say that the only news programme he watches now is GB News. As well as his first class exposé...

Cardinal Müller: the Faith first – if necessary, priests to disobey bishops…

The German episcopate is divided on the question of granting Protestants access to Eucharistic Communion, and the former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith reminds priests that they are not obliged to obey their bishops when they order them to commit acts that  go against the doctrine and practice of...

Pope To Priests: Obey Or Be Suspended…

Pope Francis has warned the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara that if they do not accept their bishop, they will be suspended a divinis. The Holy Father stressed this during his audience with members of the diocese in the Vatican on June 8. When Pope Benedict XVI appointed Msgr. Peter Ebere Okpaleke as the diocese’ bishop in...

Two Religions Confront Each Other – Catholics Must Now Choose…

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre “Two religions confront each other; we are in a dramatic situation and it is impossible to avoid a choice, but the choice is not between obedience and disobedience. What is suggested to us, what we are expressly invited to do, what we are persecuted for not doing, is to choose an appearance of obedience. But...

Why are Catholics losing the Faith?

Over and over again on this blog we find contributors arguing that this or that sacrilege (e.g. Communion in the hand)  is acceptable because permitted by the bishops. Below, therefore, find the chapter on True and False Obedience, which is taken from Archbishop Lefebvre's Open Letter to Confused Catholics. But does the distinction really matter?  If someone...

Must a Priest Always Obey His Bishop?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcqSN5hNmgI Never has there been so much talk of the importance of obedience to the Bishop in the Church, coinciding with the widespread disobedience of the Bishops to papal instructions, especially on the Mass, and to key papal documents on the Mass such as Quo Primum. In the video interview, Fr Gruner spells out the limits...