What does Cardinal Becciu know about Francis?

November 27, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – In this article Roma Locuta Est revisits some of the oddities and incongruities surrounding the case of Cardinal Becciu. Readers may recall that Cardinal Becciu is on trial before a Vatican tribunal with regard to accusations against him and others involving financial corruption, including “fraud and money laundering” (see … More What does Cardinal Becciu know about Francis?

Br. Alexis Bugnolo’s Faulty Logic, and Faulty Comprehension with Respect to Canon 17

November 7, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Last week, Roma Locuta Est published an article on November 4, 2022 which argues that Lumen Gentium demolishes Benepapism. That article may be found here: Lumen Gentium Destroys Benepapism in Toto. Now, coincidentally or not, Br. Alexis Bugnolo published on November 5 an article suggesting “no one has attempted … More Br. Alexis Bugnolo’s Faulty Logic, and Faulty Comprehension with Respect to Canon 17

Lumen Gentium Destroys Benepapism in Toto

November 3, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – The central argument of the Benepapists with respect to the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI revolves around Benedict’s use of the word ministry/ministerium instead of office/munus.  The key portion of Benedict resignation declares: For this reason, and well aware of the seriousness of this act, with full freedom I … More Lumen Gentium Destroys Benepapism in Toto

Benedict names “always and only Pope Francis” in the mass

November 2, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Over the last couple weeks or so, I commented on an unintended humorous account, as told by Br. Bugnolo, regarding Andrea Cionci applying the hermeneutical approach of his supposed Ratzinger Code to certain comments made by Archbishop Ganswein with regard to Don Minutella and Benepapism.  My article, and the … More Benedict names “always and only Pope Francis” in the mass

A Response to Andrea Cionci and his “Ratzinger Code”

October 22, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Well, my recent article against the Codice Ratzinger, or Ratzinger Code (see Ratzinger Code: “Don’t believe your lying eyes”) has drawn some responses. One of these comes from Andrea Cionci (see here), the originator of the Plan B and Ratzinger Code theory. There are several articles available on Roma … More A Response to Andrea Cionci and his “Ratzinger Code”

Ratzinger Code: “Don’t believe your lying eyes”

October 16, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Roma Locuta Est has written against the two main Benepapist theories. One being the “substantial error” theory, and the other, we may call the ‘Plan B’ theory. The main Benepapist theorists have been engaged in something of a war against the other in recent months. Roma Locuta Est has … More Ratzinger Code: “Don’t believe your lying eyes”

Now Available: VALID? The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

October 3, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – I am happy to announce that my book Valid? The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI is now available. I am also honored to note that His Excellency, Bishop Athanasius Schneider wrote the Foreword for the book. Was the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI valid? Or, did Benedict remain the true … More Now Available: VALID? The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Book: Valid? The Resignation of Benedict XVI

September 11, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – The claims that Benedict XVI is still the pope have been heard now for many years now.  Over that time period, those who make such claims, the Benepapists, have produced many articles, videos, and books on the topic. Within the last year, some Benepapists have even issued a Declaration … More Book: Valid? The Resignation of Benedict XVI

The Rehabilitation of Cardinal Becciu: what’s up with that?

August 22, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – There comes to strange news today that Cardinal Becciu may be soon ‘reinstated’ by Pope Francis per several news sources.  But, first, some background. Readers may be aware that Cardinal Becciu is currently  embroiled in a Vatican trial involving an apparently shady London real estate deal. While the Cardinal’s … More The Rehabilitation of Cardinal Becciu: what’s up with that?