"O Ineffable Creator...inspire my beginning, direct my progress, bring all to an end, you who art true God and man, who livest and reignest one God, world without end. Amen" (St. Thomas Aquinas)
January 31, 2023 (Steven O’Reilly) – Roma Locuta Est has covered the Benepapist controversy from nearly its beginning. Benepapism is the claim that Pope Benedict XVI remained pope until his death in December of 2022, and that his resignation of the papacy in February 2013 was invalid. We originally coined the term “BiP” as an … More Roma Locuta Est Considers: Introduction to Benepapism (Episode I)
January 30, 2023 (Steven O’Reilly) – Here is the update from the Bugnolan conclave to “elect” a “successor” to Pope Benedict XVI. It appears that the conclave was hampered by very low turnout. No surprise there. But the big, and surprising news is this. Disappointing those who had expected Bugnolo might be elected ‘anti-pope’, in … More Bugnolan Conclave in surprise move, elects Bergoglio!
January 29, 2023 (Steven O’Reilly) – The last month has been quite eventful for Br. Bugnolo. He issued various ‘authoritative’ decrees. First, he laid out the basis, in his view, for a conclave to elect a “successor” of Pope Benedict XVI. Next, he declared that 99% of the cardinals were ipso facto excommunicated. Then, for … More The Bugnolo Files