Priest EXCOMMUNICATED For Preaching About Truisms

Bishop Steven Lopes, 44, of the Ordinariate for former Anglicans in the USA excommunicated Father Vaughn Treco on April 1 for “schism.” Treco's parish in suburban Minneapolis was closed down. A timel…
“Dear friends, may no adversity paralyze you. Be afraid neither of the world, nor of the future, nor of your weakness. The Lord has allowed you to live in this moment of history so that, by your faith, his name will continue to resound throughout the world.” - Pope Benedict XVI
Tesa
Those who advocate for women's ordination or priests who tout the LGBTQ agenda are not reined in nor censured.
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Eva
A profession of faith cannot help because that was never really the offense.
The dialogue between Treco and his bishop show his believe that the documentation of his homily would speak for itself and free him from false charges. But the new Church does not care about truth.
Mischaracterizations are their weapons of choice.
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Another exposition from God?
But pro-gay archbishops cohabitate with gay actors and life goes on without any problem.
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Vatican II is still the super dogma, the only one not to be criticized, an unforgivable sin.
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That's right, Herz. As I wrote elsewhere, the "mercy" "dialogue" "who am I to judge" business is all a rhetorical ruse intended to elevate and legitimize all manner of error. But utter one word against the revolution? Straight to the gulag.
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Ratsmea
Something smell fishy here?
Eva
Hans Küng is still in full communion - never excommunicated.