Ultraviolet
Benedict's fan-club shamelessly pushing their agenda on Good Friday. What a self-indictment.
polos
SHAME on all traitors of Pope Benedict! He doesn't need a "fan club", he just would need Real Catholics. Thanks to Don Minutella and his book "Pietro dove sei?" (already translated to Spanish), people are waking up world-wide.
Ultraviolet
Benedict isn't "pope" anymore, @polos . Benedict said so literally seven years ago He renounced even the title "pope emeritus" so there wouldn't be any confusion. How many times does the man have to repeat himself before you finally accept it?.Shame on you for turning the former pope into a political puppet.you ignore when he contradicts you. pic related.More
Benedict isn't "pope" anymore, @polos . Benedict said so literally seven years ago He renounced even the title "pope emeritus" so there wouldn't be any confusion. How many times does the man have to repeat himself before you finally accept it?.Shame on you for turning the former pope into a political puppet.you ignore when he contradicts you. pic related.
polos
Don Minutella wrote a whole (and excellent) book about it. Please wake up to the Full Truth, it would be about time!

NOTHING IS LIKE IT SEEMS, both in Politics and Church...

During the Great Warning we all will have confirmation from Heaven that the one-and-only Pope has always been Pope Benedict XVI. He never renounced the munus.
Ultraviolet
"He never renounced the munus." That is not a requirement for a valid Papal Resignation under Canon Law, specifically Canon Law 332.2 which is the one governing Papal resignations.

I have a serious question for you. Truly.

Who knows more about what Benedict means when he says something? Don Minutella or Benedict himself?

Apply this to yourself, Polos. Imagine you publicly say, "I …More
"He never renounced the munus." That is not a requirement for a valid Papal Resignation under Canon Law, specifically Canon Law 332.2 which is the one governing Papal resignations.

I have a serious question for you. Truly.

Who knows more about what Benedict means when he says something? Don Minutella or Benedict himself?

Apply this to yourself, Polos. Imagine you publicly say, "I am proud to be a Catholic."

Now suppose an author writes a book where he insists, no, Polos is not Catholic. He's actually a Protestant. Never mind Polos just said he's Catholic. He isn't. You see... NOTHING IS LIKE IT SEEMS...

Who is a better authority on what you say, Polos? You or some author writing a book about you?

Think about it. ;-)

Happy Easter, by the way. -even if you are a Protestant because some idiot author SAYS you are. :D
polos
You don't understand the spiritual aspect, and you don't understand canonical law. What Pope Benedict really thinks isn't reported by the media, they make things up all day long, especially in the Vatican.

Pope Benedict still acts like the real Pope, and facts are more important than words (white robe, papal ring, signature "P.P.", apostolic/papal blessings etc.).

It's both a mystery and "hidd…More
You don't understand the spiritual aspect, and you don't understand canonical law. What Pope Benedict really thinks isn't reported by the media, they make things up all day long, especially in the Vatican.

Pope Benedict still acts like the real Pope, and facts are more important than words (white robe, papal ring, signature "P.P.", apostolic/papal blessings etc.).

It's both a mystery and "hidden in plain sight", but only the really intelligent (or better: wise) people get it...
Ultraviolet
"and you don't understand canonical law." :D You honestly made me laugh. Polos. Try debating the minutae of Canon Law with me and you'll find out why that's so amusing. ;-)

"What Pope Benedict really thinks isn't reported by the media"

He isn't Pope and he gave an interview which I quoted. He literally said those words to a reporter. He also publicly declared his resignation during his last …More
"and you don't understand canonical law." :D You honestly made me laugh. Polos. Try debating the minutae of Canon Law with me and you'll find out why that's so amusing. ;-)

"What Pope Benedict really thinks isn't reported by the media"

He isn't Pope and he gave an interview which I quoted. He literally said those words to a reporter. He also publicly declared his resignation during his last general audience as Pope. He said those words, too. That's what he "really thinks" because he really said it.

This is going to be fun. First. Other clerics can wear a white robe. Even seminarians can! Surprise! Speaking of Benedict's cloting, Try finding a photo of Benedict wearing the Papal shoulder-cape AFTER his resignation. You won't. :D

Second. Benedict no longer wears his Papal ring. Notice you can read his Papal Name in Latin and the "XVI" very clearly. Post ONE photo of Benedict still wearing that ring after he resigned. You can't because he doesn't. If you can read Benedict's German cursive scrawl, more power to you.

Last, and definitely least, popes aren't the only clerics who can give an apostolic blessing. From Wiki... "Bishops are empowered to grant it three times a year and any priest can do so for the dying"

"but only the really intelligent (or better: wise) people get it..."


I defy any of them, you included, to post a photo of Benedict wearing his Papal Ring after he resigned. Better still. Post a photo of him wearing his Papal Ring in the presence of Pope Francis. :D
polos
Latin law is absolute precise, it doesn't allow for cheating or false interpretation (using a dead language, not exposed to changes).

Latin law is like a math formula: you feed it some input, and it gives the exact result for that provided input. No errors possible!

According to that Latin law about papal elections, the election back in 2013 is null and void. Like it never happened, with all …More
Latin law is absolute precise, it doesn't allow for cheating or false interpretation (using a dead language, not exposed to changes).

Latin law is like a math formula: you feed it some input, and it gives the exact result for that provided input. No errors possible!

According to that Latin law about papal elections, the election back in 2013 is null and void. Like it never happened, with all the consequences...

BTW, while discussing Catholic Faith, it's never about "winning the argument" (like S. Paul already explained to the Greeks), but about FINDING THE TRUTH, AKA Jesus Christ and what HE thinks!

The Truth about Pope Benedict is in your heart: it would be sufficient to go on your knees, ask the Holy Spirit for the grace of Discernment, and you would have the confirmation about the true Pope.

Worth a try, isn't it?
Ultraviolet
"According to that Latin law about papal elections, the election back in 2013 is null and void."

You can make that claim all you please, but you can't demonstrate it using Canon Law.

This is no different than saying "Benedict still wears his Papal Ring". You can SAY it but you can't SHOW it.

"BTW, while discussing Catholic Faith, it's never about "winning the argument"...

We're not discussing…More
"According to that Latin law about papal elections, the election back in 2013 is null and void."

You can make that claim all you please, but you can't demonstrate it using Canon Law.

This is no different than saying "Benedict still wears his Papal Ring". You can SAY it but you can't SHOW it.

"BTW, while discussing Catholic Faith, it's never about "winning the argument"...

We're not discussing "Catholic Faith". We're discussing Canon Law. ;-)

"The Truth about Pope Benedict is in your heart:"

Pope Francis says practically the same thing about every crazy stupid thing he suggests... He's "guided by the holy spirit".

Perhaps you can ask for guidance in finding a photo of Benedict still wearing his Papal Ring. ;-)
polos
It's all very clearly laid out in the book I mentioned: hundreds of arguments! This book is a master piece! (Too bad it's not translated to English yet)

Don Minutella: "Pietro, dove sei?" "Peter, where are you?"

Almost 300 pages. It also contains pages full of photos to demonstrate everything, and dozens of useful links...
Seidenspinner
“The cross means there is no shipwreck without hope; there is no dark without dawn; nor storm without haven.”