Ganswein’s Tears

June 20, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Recently, per Gloria.TV news, Archbishop Ganswein gave an address “at a matinée of the Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI Foundation at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich on 18 June to mark Benedict’s 95th birthday.” The “big” news that came out of this is that Archbishop Ganswein broke into tears at a … More Ganswein’s Tears

Ms. Ann Barnhardt vs. the Law of Non-Contradiction: Ms. Barnhardt loses

May 30, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – In this article, we take a closer look at part of our article on Archbishop Ganswein’s speech (see Regarding Ganswein’s speech). In that article, we examined Ganswein’s speech and various Benepapist objections to the validity of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation based on it.  Please see that article which includes … More Ms. Ann Barnhardt vs. the Law of Non-Contradiction: Ms. Barnhardt loses

Benedict XVI: strategic genius or theological fool?

May 29, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) –  Benedict XVI is either a strategic genius or a theological fool.  That is, if you are a Benepapist, that is the choice you must make.  Which is he? That is the ultimate issue at stake in the Benepapist Civil War that has just erupted between the two Benepapist camps. … More Benedict XVI: strategic genius or theological fool?

A closer look at Mr. Coffin’s evidence: Dr. Mazza’s Thesis 3.0

April 22, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Benepapism appears to have some momentum, with the publication of a couple or more books over the last couple years. Unfortunately, instead of presenting their case for the Church to one day adjudicate, or even presenting a list of questions to Benedict directly to resolve their doubts (see A … More A closer look at Mr. Coffin’s evidence: Dr. Mazza’s Thesis 3.0

Benepapism and Mr. Coffin’s “Seven Pieces of Information Francis is an anti-pope”

March 30, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – [Updated 5/6/2022] Having recently completed a series of articles addressing the erroneous arguments of the “Benedict is (still) pope” [BiP] theory (see The Case against those who claim “Benedict is (still) pope”); I thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at Patrick Coffin’s recent video “Seven pieces … More Benepapism and Mr. Coffin’s “Seven Pieces of Information Francis is an anti-pope”

The Case against those who claim “Benedict is (still) pope”

March 21, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Over the last month Roma Locuta Est has published a series of articles focusing specifically on key documents related to the controversy surrounding the validity of the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.  Links to the articles have been grouped together further below to serve as a resource for those … More The Case against those who claim “Benedict is (still) pope”