Brother Michael Dimond
Francis’ Recent Heresies
Francis’ January 11, 2014 Address to “clergy and laity” from the “Orthodox”
churches who are completing their “theological formation” in Rome:
“I am meeting with you at the start of this year, in which we recall the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Catholic Committee for Cultural Collaboration with the Orthodox Churches and the Eastern Orthodox Churches… The Second Vatican Council had not yet concluded, when Paul VI established the Catholic Committee for Cultural Collaboration… Today as then, with the help of generous benefactors, it allocates scholarships to members of the clergy and lay people in the Orthodox Churches and Eastern Orthodox Churches who wish to complete their theological studies at academic institutions of the Catholic Church, and sustains other joint ecumenical projects… I thank God for giving me this beautiful occasion to meet with you and to tell you that the Bishop of Rome wishes you well.”
The Catholic Church doesn’t give scholarships to schismatics or reward people for “ecumenical projects”, but Francis’ sect does.
Francis’ January 13, 2014 Address to the diplomatic corps:
“Asia, in fact, has a long history of peaceful coexistence between its different civil, ethnic and religious groups. Such reciprocal respect needs to be encouraged… The Holy See looks, instead, with lively hope to the signs of openness coming from countries of great religious and cultural traditions, with whom it wishes to cooperate in the pursuit of the common good.”
Francis declares countries of various false religions to be “countries of great religious traditions”. He thus considers false, non-Catholic religions to be good and positive. He’s a heretic who preaches religious indifferentism.
Francis’ January 22, 2014 “catechesis” at General Audience:
“Every year, an ecumenical group from a region of the world, under the guidance of the World Council of Churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, suggests the theme and prepares reflections for the Week of Prayer… Division among us Christians is a scandal… Let us go forward on this path, praying for the unity of Christians, that this scandal lessens and that it may cease among us.”
Francis says that “an ecumenical group under the guidance of the World Council of Churches… suggests the theme and prepares reflections for the Week of Prayer”. This is more proof that Francis’ sect is not the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church would never allow “an ecumenical group”, which is under “the guidance” of a non-Catholic organization, to prepare reflections for a “week of prayer” throughout the Catholic world. Pope Pius XI taught in Mortalium Animos (# 10), Jan. 6, 1928: “… this Apostolic See has never allowed its subjects to take part in the assemblies of non-Catholics…”
Francis’ January 25, 2014 “homily” concluding ecumenical “Vespers” with “Orthodox Archbishop” Gennadios Zervos and David Moxon, the “Archbishop” of Canterbury’s Representative. They prayed together before St. Peter’s tomb:
“As we find ourselves in his presence, we realize all the more that we may not regard divisions in the Church as something natural… Our divisions wound Christ’s body, they impair the witness which we are called to give to him before the world… Pope John Paul held up ecumenical dialog as an ordinary and indispensable aspect of the life of each Particular Church.”
Contrary to what Francis says, there are no divisions in the Church of Christ. Only Catholics are Christians, and the true Catholic faithful are united in the true Church. The Church remains one and undivided. This is one of the four marks of the true Catholic Church, but it’s not a mark of Francis’ heretical sect.
Pope Leo XIII, Satis Cognitum (# 4), June 29, 1896: “The Church in respect of its unity belongs to the category of things indivisible by nature…”
Pope Leo XIII, Satis Cognitum (# 5): ” …This unity cannot be broken, nor the one body divided by the separation of its constituent parts.”
Francis’ February 13, 2014 greeting to the American Jewish Committee:
“Next year we will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of the Second Vatican Council Nostra Aetate, which today constitutes for the Church the sure point of reference for relations with our ‘elder brothers’. From this document, our reflection on the spiritual patrimony which unites us and which is the foundation of our dialog has developed with renewed vigor. This foundation is theological, and not simply an expression of our desire for reciprocal respect and esteem. Therefore, it is important that our dialog be always profoundly marked by the awareness of our relationship with God. In addition to dialog, it is also important to find ways in which Jews and Christians can cooperate in constructing a more just and fraternal world… It is a God given duty, one which reflects his holy will and his justice; it is a true religious obligation. Finally, in order that our efforts may not be fruitless, it is important that we dedicate ourselves to transmitting to new generations the heritage of our mutual knowledge, esteem and friendship which has, thanks to the commitment of associations like yours, grown over these years. It is my hope therefore that the study of relations with Judaism may continue to flourish in seminaries and in centers of formation for lay Catholics… Dear friends, in a few months I will have the joy of visiting Jerusalem… Accompany me, please, with your prayers, so that this pilgrimage may bring forth the fruits of communion, hope and peace. Shalom!”
Francis says that “Christians” are “united” to Jews who reject Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith. He proclaims his “esteem” for them, even though they reject the true God, lead people astray and do that which is mortally sinful. He says “it is important” to transmit “to new generations” esteem for people who adhere to a false religion and reject the Son of God. He hopes “the study of relations” with people who practice the false religion of Judaism “may continue to flourish in seminaries and in centers of formation for lay Catholics”. He ends by asking those who reject Christ for their “prayers”. Antipope Francis is an antichrist.
Francis’ February 13, 2014 Address to “Bishops” of Bulgaria.
Francis invited them to continue “dialog” with the “Orthodox” church:
“Your communities, dear Brothers, live and work next to those of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. Therefore, I ask you to convey my cordial greeting to Patriarch Neofit, who in a few days will celebrate the first anniversary of his canonical election, and I warmly invite you to continue the efforts to promote an ever more intense and fraternal dialog with the Orthodox Church… It is also a sign of what a lasting memory Archbishop Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli left in his nine years working in Bulgaria as the Apostolic Delegate. When taking his leave of the country, he thus expressed himself: ‘Wherever I happen to live, if someone from Bulgaria comes to my house, during the night, amidst life’s problems, he will always find a lit lamp. Knock, knock. He will not be asked if he is Catholic or Orthodox, he is a brother from Bulgaria! Enter with both arms, open fraternally, a warm friendly heart, will welcome him with joy’ (Christmas Homily, 25 December 1934).”
Patriarch Neophyte is the current head of the Bulgarian “Orthodox” Church. His “reign” (as leader of the schismatic “Orthodox” church of Bulgaria) began on February 24, 2013. Antipope Francis sends a greeting in order to “celebrate” the election of the schismatic to a position of leadership in the schismatic sect. Francis declares the “election” to be a “canonical election”. This proves that Francis considers the elections of schismatic leaders, to positions of leadership in schismatic non-Catholic sects, to be elections occurring inside the one true Church. That, of course, is completely heretical.
Francis’ March 5, 2014 Interview granted to Ferruccio De Bortoli,
Editor-in-Chief of the Italian daily newspaper ‘Corriere della Sera’:
Ferruccio De Bortoli: “Were you displeased by the accusations of being a Marxist, especially in America, after the promulgation of ‘Evangelii gaudium’?”
Francis: “Not at all. I have never shared the Marxist ideology because it is not true; but I have known many great people who professed Marxism.”
Ferruccio De Bortoli: “Why did Cardinal Walter Kasper’s report in the last Consistory (on the abyss between the doctrine on marriage and the family and the real life of many Christians) generate so much division among the cardinals?…”
Francis: “Cardinal Kasper offered a beautiful and profound presentation, which will soon be published in German. He addressed five points, the fifth of which is that of second marriages.”
Ferruccio De Bortoli: “A half-century after Paul VI’s ‘Humanae vitae’ can the Church take up again the issue of birth control? Cardinal Martini, your confrere, held that the moment had already come.”
Francis: “Everything depends on how Humanae vitae is interpreted. Paul VI himself, towards the end, recommended to confessors much mercy and attention in concrete situations.”
Ferruccio De Bortoli: “Will your upcoming visit to the Holy Land lead to an agreement of inter-communion with the Orthodox, which Paul VI, 50 years ago, almost signed with [Patriarch] Athenagoras?”
Francis: “We are all impatient about achieving ‘signed and sealed’ results. But the path of unity with the Orthodox above all means walking and working together… it is important that we walk together. Orthodox theology is very rich. And I believe that, at this time, they have great theologians. Their vision of the Church and collegiality is marvelous.”
Marxism is “a worldview that focuses on a materialist understanding of societal development.” Francis says Marxism “is not true”, but “great people” profess the evil of Marxism. So, professing that which is evil can make you “great”. Francis says that the apostate Walter Kasper’s presentation on marriage at the last “Consistory” was “beautiful and profound”. Antipope Francis specifically mentions Kasper’s fifth point on “second marriages”. Kasper, in the fifth point of his presentation on marriage, suggests that “divorced and remarried Catholics can be allowed to receive Holy Communion in individual cases under certain conditions after an appropriate penance”. So, it would seem that Francis agrees with Kasper’s teaching, which allows the “sacraments” to be given to those living in adultery (a second “marriage”). Francis also opens the door on the use of artificial contraception for “Catholics”. Francis is asked: “… can the Church take up again the issue of birth control?” Francis responds: “Everything depends on how Human vitae is interpreted”. Francis also says that we must walk and work together with the schismatic “Orthodox”. He declares the heretical and schismatic “Orthodox” theology to be “very rich”. He ends by stating that the schismatic “Orthodox” have “great theologians”, and that their vision of the Church is “marvelous”. He is a total heretic.
Francis’ March 7, 2014 Address to the General Secretary of the “World Council of Churches”.
Francis’ address was given in the presence of a delegation of the “World Council of Churches”:
Dear Friends from the World Council of Churches… This meeting marks one more stage, an important one, in the longstanding and fruitful relationship between the Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches. The Bishop of Rome is grateful to you for the work you are doing in support of Christian unity… May the Spirit of the Lord sustain every one of you and your families, your colleagues at the World Council of Churches and all those who have the cause of Christian unity at heart. Pray also for me that the Lord may permit me to be a docile instrument of his will and a servant of unity. May the peace and grace of the Lord accompany all of you.”
Antipope Francis’ sect has a “longstanding and fruitful relationship” with the non-Catholic, notoriously heretical “World Council of Churches”. Antipope Francis says he is “grateful… for the work” they are doing. He indicates that the “Spirit of the Lord” is behind their non-Catholic organization. Francis ends by asking the leaders of the notoriously heretical and schismatic non-Catholic organization to “pray also for me”.
Francis’ March 21, 2014 telegram to “Syriac-Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East”.
The telegram was sent after Francis learned of the death of leader of the Syrian “Orthodox” church:
“With deep sorrow I have learned of the passing of His Holiness Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, father and chief pastor of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and all the East, and I hasten to express to you, to the Bishops, clergy and lay faithful, my personal condolences and the prayerful closeness of all Catholics at this time of deeply-felt loss. The whole Christian world has lost one of its outstanding spiritual leaders, courageous and wise in leading people through very difficult times… His Holiness was a man of dialog and peace with regard to the followers of all religious traditions. In particular I give heartfelt thanks to God for his constant work to improve relations among Christians and, from the time he attended the Second Vatican Council as an observer, for his extraordinary contribution to strengthening communion between Syrian Orthodox Christians and the Catholic faithful. May the Almighty receive him into his kingdom and grant him eternal rest, and may the memory of his long and devoted service to the Church live on as a challenge and a stimulus to all.
As usual, Francis declares the deceased leader of the heretical and schismatic church “His Holiness”. Antipope Francis says he was the “chief pastor” of “all the East”. Identifying the schismatic as a “pastor”, and even a “chief pastor” over an area, clearly indicates that Francis considers the schismatic to have authority in the Church of Christ. That is heretical, schismatic and blasphemous. It clearly denies the dogma that heretics such as Ignatius Zakka were not part of the Church of Christ, and that they possess no authority in the Church.
Pope Leo XIII, Satis Cognitum (#15), June 29, 1896 – Bishops Separated from Peter and his Successors Lose All Jurisdiction: “From this it must be clearly understood that Bishops are deprived of the right and power of ruling, if they deliberately secede from Peter and his successors; because, by this secession, they are separated from the foundation on which the whole edifice must rest. They are therefore outside the edifice itself; and for this very reason they are separated from the fold, whose leader is the Chief Pastor; they are exiled from that Kingdom, the keys of which were given by Christ to Peter alone.”
Francis declares the schismatic leader was one of the world’s “outstanding spiritual leaders”. Francis says the schismatic was “strengthening communion” between the “Orthodox Christians and the Catholic faithful”. Pope St. Leo the Great taught that “we are joined in no communion” with non-Catholics like the “Orthodox”.
Pope St. Leo the Great, Sermon 129: “Wherefore, since outside the Catholic Church there is nothing perfect, nothing undefiled… we are in no way likened with those who are divided from the unity of the Body of Christ; we are joined in no communion.”
Pope St. Leo the Great teaches the opposite of Antipope Francis. Francis then prays that the schismatic leader’s “memory” and “devoted service to the Church live on”. He ends his schismatic telegram by clearly teaching that the schismatic can be saved outside the Catholic Church. He thus rejects the defined dogma: Outside the Catholic Church There is No Salvation. Antipope Francis is a bold schismatic and heretic.
Francis’ March 24, 2014 to “Bishops” of Guinea:
“… I encourage you to deepen your relations with your fellow citizens who are Muslim, by learning to accept one another’s different ways of being, thinking and expression.”
Antipope Francis encourages full acceptance of Islam’s different views and evil doctrines “of being, thinking and expression”.
Francis’ March 31, 2014 Interview with a group of youth
(between the ages of 18 to 27) from Flanders, Belgium:
A girl: “I don’t believe in God, but your actions and your ideals inspire me. Perhaps you have a message for all of us, for young Christians, for people who don’t believe or have other beliefs or believe in a different way?”
Francis: “We are all brothers. Believers, non-believers, or those of one religious confession or another, Jews, Muslims… we are all brothers. Man is at the center of history, and in my opinion this is very important: man is at the center.”
(Translator) She (the girl) has posed this question because sometimes it is not easy in Belgium, for example, to speak of one’s own faith… because so many don’t believe, and she said, “I want to pose this question because I also want to have the strength to bear witness”.
Francis: “There it is, now I understand the root of the question. Bearing witness with simplicity. Because if you wave your faith as a flag, like during the crusades, and you go out and proselytize, that doesn’t work… I give it with humility, without proselytizing.”
Francis declares that he is a “brother” with those who are Jews, Muslims and atheists. This is heretical. Antipope Francis once again condemns attempts to convert non-Catholics to the Catholic faith (proselytizing). Francis is a heretic, schismatic and an apostate.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 3, 2014, p. 9.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 3, 2014, p. 7.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 24, 2014, p. 3.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 31, 2014, p. 16.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 14, 2014, p. 1.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 21, 2014, p. 5.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 14, 2014, pp. 6-7.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 14, 2014, p. 5.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 28, 2014, p. 7.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 28, 2014, p. 4.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, April 11, 2013, pp. 10-11.