LETTER TO THE CHURCH MILITANT
CATHOLIC TRADITION SPECIAL
Letter to the Church Militant
Dear Faithful in Christ,
It is said that the SSPX is not in full communion
with Rome (i.e. irregular status). It is also said that the SSPX must
accept Vatican ll, a pastoral council.
I am a traditional Catholic and I believe that the shoe
belongs on the other foot---namely, Rome and the bishops in communion.
Let me begin with a quote from Our Lord to Bl. Anna
Maria Tiagi: " My daughter, spiritual profit consists neither in
penance, nor in the frequentation of the Sacraments, nay, not even in
abiding sorrow for sin, but in the union of your will with Mine. Those
who wish to follow My way must renounce their own will everywhere and
in all things. Do what you do not wish to do; leave undone what you
wish to do; one act of violence to oneself of this kind is much more
pleasing to Me than an entire year of penances. You must not for the
future use such language as: 'I want this; that is pleasant, that other
thing unpleasant, and I would rather not do it'---such is the language
the world." "She herself," comments Cardinal Pedicini, "interpreted the
necessity of renunciation in the following words: 'To acquire the love
of God one must pull against the stream and never cease to resist one's
own will'." [Wife, Mother and Mystic
(Blessed Anna-Maria Taigi) by
Albert Bessieres, SJ, pg. 87, Tan
With this in mind, I have some questions for Rome and
bishops in communion.
1. Is Dignitatis
Humanae and the Decree on
Ecumenism in agreement with the magisterium before the council? Does
the Catholic Church "subsist" in the Church of Christ?
2. What is the interpretation of Ephesians 5: 21
("Being subject one to another in the fear of Christ")? Does it
to what came before or after? Are you in agreement with St. Peter, St.
Paul, Pope Pius XI, Pope Leo XIII and the Fathers of the Church or with
Mulieris Dignitatem, as it is
taught in Pre-Cana (preparation for
marriage)? Did St. Paul teach "mutual submission" of spouses?
3. Can you take the
Oath against Modernism?
4. Do you agree with the Syllabus and
Cura of Pope Pius IX?
5. Is Casti Connubii a timeless
6. Is Quo Primum of Pope St. Pius V still
Pontificum thwarted (applied in a stingy manner) in some dioceses?
Will you apologize to the faithful for
withholding the Traditional Latin Mass, their patrimony, in the past?
7. Are you in agreement with Immortale
Dei and Libertas
of Pope Leo XIII?
8. Are you in agreement with Pascendi of Pope Pius X?
9. Are you in agreement with Quas
Primas of Pope Pius XI?
10. Are you in agreement with Humani
Dei of Pope Pius XII?
11. Do you agree that the Social
(Kingship) of Our Lord Jesus Christ should be taught in the
Church and in the world?
12. Why is classroom sex-ed still being taught in
parochial schools in the form of safe environment programs (Virtues,
Good touch-Bad touch, etc.)? Why
politicians/lay catholics not excommunicated? Why
are those who engage in homosexual behavior/pedophelia
still in positions of influence, against the wishes of the Holy Father?
13. Will you obey God and Our Lady of Fatima and
consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary?
The answers, I fear, will tell us who is Catholic
and who is not. Would negative answers be indicative of heresy,
apostasy or at the very least a crisis of authority?
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