The Holy See trolling who says what: Amoris laetitia & Argentinian bishops

World Youth Day 2016 Pope Francis and Jesus

For those of you paying attention, there are those who are upset with what Pope Francis and some of his Argentinian friends have been up to in the AAA (Acta Apostolicae Sedis), and, of course, part of the process of whatever maneuvers is for the Holy See to see who says what about whatever. One of my more visited posts, with heavily renewed interest, is this one, including today from the Holy See:

Amoris laetitia officially published in Latin in Acta Apostolicae Sedis (AAS) – Still a dialogue, not any kind of teaching

By the way, if it’s still a dialogue and not any kind of teaching, if some Argentinian bishops and the Bishop of Rome in these last few days want to raise all this to some form of Apostolic letter, well, whatever, it simply means nothing as a dialogue is not ever any kind of teaching. That’s like saying that black is white and apples are oranges and 2+2=5. Dialogue is simply dialogue, not any kind of teaching. Period.

However super officially you say it, it just means that it really super officially means absolutely nothing. So, big deal. It doesn’t disturb my peace. I am in anguish that so many are thrown into anguish and so many will likely go to hell because of all this. But, hey, I don’t want to go to hell so I don’t want to lose my peace. I’m still one little happy back ridges mountain priest already in the back sides of the darkest of existential peripheries, and I’m a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek. I can’t be hurt. I don’t have any sycophantic fear. I follow Jesus, and any authentic teaching of the hierarchy. If anyone wants to kick me in the face for following Jesus, that just makes me rejoice.

And if the Holy See wants to know what I really think about it, those interested should read this, and pass it on to Pope Francis:

Papal Infallibility: The Gospel Truth (Matthew 16:19 and Matthew 18:18)

As it is, I hold myself to be a faithful son of the Church and a faithful son of Papa Francesco. I stand in solidarity with him not necessarily meaning that I agree with everything he says, but by praying for him and getting others to do so: Hail Mary…

3 Comments

Filed under Amoris laetitia, Pope Francis

3 responses to “The Holy See trolling who says what: Amoris laetitia & Argentinian bishops

  1. Nan

    Pope Francis doesn’t read your blog?

  2. Father George David Byers

    I’m sure not. But I wish a friend would hand him the one on Mt 16 and 18. I’m just a country priest!

  3. C. Twigg

    Thank you for this. This was exactly my conclusion about the whole thing (although I didn’t know enough to call AL a “dialog”). After doing some serous fretting, I decided to stick with 2,000 yrs of teaching, and the bible, and ”Trust in Jesus”. But it’s nice to know that someone else out there, a whole lot more knowledgeable than me, says the same thing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s