By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
Read more of Benedict XVI’s Recent Heresies
On March 12, 2009, Benedict XVI received and spoke to a Delegation from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel: “Distinguished Representatives of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel… The Jewish people, who were chosen as the elected people, communicate to the whole human family, knowledge of and fidelity to the one, unique and true God.”
This is outrageous apostasy! Benedict XVI states that the modern-day Jewish people, who reject Jesus Christ and the Holy Trinity, “communicate to the whole human family, knowledge of and fidelity to the one, unique and true God.”
Benedict XVI’s Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue held a meeting with the “Permanent Committee of al-Azhar Dialogue among the Monotheistic Religions.” This joint Committee for Dialogue included a Muslim Delegation and a “Catholic” Delegation presided over by “Cardinal” Jean-Louis Tauran who is the president of the Pontifical Council. On Feb. 24-25, the participants agreed on the following:
“3. Religious leaders, especially Muslims and Christians, have the duty to promote a culture of peace, each within his respective community, especially through teaching and preaching.
4. A culture of peace should permeate all aspects of life: religious formation, education, interpersonal relations and the arts in their diverse forms. To this end, scholastic books should be revised in order not to contain material which may offend the religious sentiments of other believers, at times through the erroneous presentation of dogmas, morals or history of other religions.
5. The media have a major role and responsibility in the promotion of positive and respectful relations among the faithful of various religions.
6. Recognizing the strong link between peace and human rights, special attention was given to the defense of the dignity of the human person and his/her rights, especially regarding freedom of conscience and of religion.”
Sheikh Ali Abd al-Baqi Shahata
Head of al-Azhar Delegation
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
Head of the Catholic Delegation.”
This means that, with the approval of Benedict XVI, a “Pontifical Council” of the Vatican declares that Muslims and the leaders of other false religions should teach and preach. It declares that traditional Catholic books should be revised so that anything which offends the religious beliefs of others is removed. That means that statements affirming traditional Catholic dogma should be removed! This is complete apostasy. Finally, the “Pontifical Council” again promotes the heresy of freedom of conscience and religion.
Benedict XVI reading his own heresies – this is for those who don’t think he’s aware of what is published in his (the Vatican’s) newspaper, such as the heresies covered in this article
Benedict XVI’s March 10, 2009 (released to the public on March 12) Letter of Clarification on the remission of the excommunication of the four Bishops consecrated by Archbishop Lefebvre:
“Dear Brothers in the Episcopal Ministry… An unforeseen mishap for me was the fact the Williamson case came on top of the remission of the excommunication. The discreet gesture of mercy towards the four Bishops ordained validly but not legitimately suddenly appeared as something completely different: as the repudiation of reconciliation between Christians and Jews, and thus as the reversal of what the Council had laid down in this regard to guide the Church’s path. A gesture of reconciliation with an ecclesial group engaged in a process of separation thus turned into its very antithesis: an apparent step backwards with regard to all the steps of reconciliation between Christians and Jews, as well as peace within the Church, is something which I can only deeply deplore…
“I thank all the more our Jewish friends, who quickly helped to clear up the misunderstanding and to restore the atmosphere of friendship and trust which – as in the days of Pope John Paul II – has also existed throughout my pontificate and, thank God, continues to exist… An episcopal ordination lacking a pontifical mandate raises the danger of a schism, since it jeopardizes the unity of the College of Bishops with the Pope. Consequently the Church must react by employing her most severe punishment – excommunication – with the aim of calling those thus punished to repent and to return to unity. Twenty years after the ordinations, this goal has sadly not yet been attained. The remission of the excommunication has the same aim as that of the punishment: namely, to invite the four Bishops once more to return. This gesture was possible once the interested parties had expressed their recognition in principle of the Pope and his authority as Pastor, albeit with some reservations in the area of obedience to his doctrinal authority and to the authority of the Council…
“The fact that the Society of Saint Pius X does not possess a canonical status in the Church is not, in the end, based on disciplinary but on doctrinal reasons. As long as the Society does not have a canonical status in the Church, its ministers do not exercise legitimate ministries in the Church…
“In order to make this clear once again: until the doctrinal questions are clarified, the Society has no canonical status in the Church, and its ministers – even though they have been freed of the ecclesiastical penalty – do not legitimately exercise any ministry in the Church…
“Their disunity, their disagreement among themselves, calls into question the credibility of their talk of God. Hence the effort to promote a common witness by Christians to their faith – ecumenism – is part of the supreme priority. Added to this is the need for all those who believe in God to join in seeking peace, to attempt to draw closer to one another, and to journey together, even with their differing images of God, towards the source of Light – this is interreligious dialogue…
“Should not civil society also try to forestall forms of extremism and to incorporate their eventual adherents – to the extent possible – in the great currents shaping social life, and thus avoid their being segregated, with all its consequences? Can it be completely mistaken to work to break down obstinacy and narrowness, and to make space for what is positive and retrievable for the whole? I myself saw, in the years after 1988, how the return of communities which had been separated from Rome changed their interior attitudes; I saw how returning to the bigger and broader Church enabled them to move beyond one-sided positions and broke down rigidity so that positive energies could emerge for the whole.”
Benedict XVI makes it clear (once again) that the priests and bishops of the SSPX “do not legitimately exercise any ministry in the Church.” In other words, they have no approval from the Counter Church, and thus their position, which claims to accept the hierarchy of the Counter Church, is illogical and false. He also mentions (again) that the SSPX must fully accept Vatican II in order to be legitimately accepted into his Church.
Fabio Colagrande’s conversation with the Vice-Director of the Pontifical Gregorian University’s conference on biological evolution: “What has been, and what is today, the position of the Church with regard to Darwinism?
Answer: “I should say quite simply that it has never been one of condemnation. And this is one of the reasons that make any effort at the salvaging or rehabilitation of Darwin superfluous, in my opinion, because neither the Catholic Church, nor any of its notable exponents, has ever condemned either Darwinism or the theory of evolution. On the contrary, it has always shown great interest in the theory. We should remember that Cardinal John Henry Newman, in England, was a clear supporter of Darwinism from its very beginnings. Indeed, I should say that after the famous stance taken by John Paul II in 1996, we passed into a phase in which the theory has been recognized…. I do not think that the results of science and those of philosophy and religion can or should always be in agreement. I hold that, on the contrary, sometimes a sharp confrontation is healthy, because in that way we go forward.
This apostate points out that after John Paul II’s statement – in which he said that evolution was more than a hypothesis – the theory of evolution has been “recognized.” So, according to the antichrist Vatican, evolution is the theory they recognize. He also states that the results of science and those of religion cannot always be in agreement! This is blasphemy and heresy.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 11, 2009, p. 2.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 18, 2009, p. 11.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 18, 2009, pp. 11-12.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, February 18, 2009, p. 12.