The Devil learns of the Synod on Synodality 

May 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – The devil had returned to the underworld at the end of 2021 after becoming confident that his minions didn’t need his direct supervision.  His first venture to a Catholic Church in January of 2021 (See The Devil came to Mass this weekend) led to a series of encouraging events for the head … More The Devil learns of the Synod on Synodality 

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”

On Angels and Abortion

March 15, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – At a recent meeting with a pro-life group the question of whether the souls of aborted babies go to heaven was discussed.  To some this may seem a nonsensical question.  How can a good God compound the evil of abortion by denying the victims entrance into His kingdom?  However, it isn’t … More On Angels and Abortion

Regarding Benedict’s comments to the Pilgrims from Albano

March 7, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – [Updated 4/28/2022] Roma Locuta Est‘s last few posts looked at the last acts and words of Pope Benedict XVI before his resignation on February 28, 2013. This was done to further underline that Benedict’s last acts and words as Pope, upon critical examination, do not support the “Benedict is … More Regarding Benedict’s comments to the Pilgrims from Albano

Regarding Benedict’s Last Audience

February 27, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – This is the third in a recent series of articles focusing Pope Benedict XVI’s last documents which touch on questions related to the “Benedict is (still) pope” (BiP) theory. The first in this series focused on the Declaratio (see Regarding Benedict’s Declaratio). The second article looked at Pope Benedict … More Regarding Benedict’s Last Audience