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Msgr. Gracida calls gloria.tv accusation of Sedevacantism a “hit piece”

February 18, 2021 by Br. Alexis Bugnolo Yesterday, the En.NEWS feed of Gloria.TV published an article entitled “Retired Bishop Openly Supports Sedevacantism”, causing an international sensation among …More
February 18, 2021
by Br. Alexis Bugnolo
Yesterday, the En.NEWS feed of Gloria.TV published an article entitled “Retired Bishop Openly Supports Sedevacantism”, causing an international sensation among Catholics.
The article opened with a statement of fact kind of assertion:
Retired Corpus Christi Bishop René Gracida, 97, Texas, believes that Francis is “not a bishop, not a Catholic and not a Pope” (Abyssum.org, January 13).
Gracida now openly embraces sedevacantism, the theory that Pius XII (+1958) was the last pope implying that after him the Church ended. For Gracida, John XXIII started a “false church,” and he and all his successors were impostors.

The problem with the article is that its claim could not be more false.
Bishop Gracida is an ardent and life long opponent of Sedevacantism. I asked Bishop Gracida personally to comment on the article by Gloria.TV. Here are his exact words: I consider it a hit piece. Anything you can publish which will assert the fact that you and I are …More
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atreverse pensar
One question: does Bishop Gracida accept the teaching of the Second Vatican Council as Catholic?
V.R.S.
Another question: what teaching do you mean?
atreverse pensar
If you break one commandment, you break the whole Decalogue.
Therefore, I am referring to the whole Council.
But especially ecclesiology, ecumenism, religious freedom.
Ultraviolet
"If you break one commandment, you break the whole Decalogue." Not so, @atreverse pensar A thief might still be the most loyal husband and never once commit adultery or covet his neighbor's wife. A Catholic child might honor their father and mother even to the extent of murdering someone who'd done them harm.
"One question: does Bishop Gracida accept the teaching of the Second Vatican Council as …More
"If you break one commandment, you break the whole Decalogue." Not so, @atreverse pensar A thief might still be the most loyal husband and never once commit adultery or covet his neighbor's wife. A Catholic child might honor their father and mother even to the extent of murdering someone who'd done them harm.

"One question: does Bishop Gracida accept the teaching of the Second Vatican Council as Catholic?"

The Catholic Church does. ;-)
polos
Vatican II is clearly not dogmatic, so everybody can safely just ignore it.
atreverse pensar
The pope may be a sinner, but he cannot order the fulfilment of a council that contradicts the doctrine of the Church.
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