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

The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

June 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – Now that the world has taken a brief pause from the “COVID pandemic” we can reflect on the response of the Church.  To the average Catholic there appears to be no connection between how the Church responded to post-Vatican II developments and how the world has and is responding … More The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

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?

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