By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
Read more of Benedict XVI’s Recent Heresies
Benedict XVI’s January 21, 2009 Catechesis: “I had the pleasure of receiving… the Armenian Apostolic Church: His Holiness Karekin II of Etchmiadzin and His Holiness Aram I of Antelias. And, lastly, I shared in the sorrow of the Patriarchate of Moscow at the departure of our Beloved Brother in Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Alexei II, and I continue to remain in communion through prayer with these brothers of ours who are preparing to elect the new Patriarch of their venerable and great Orthodox Church.”
Benedict XVI refers to leaders of schismatic churches as “Holiness.” He then calls the recently deceased schismatic “Patriarch” of Moscow “our beloved brother in Christ.” He goes on to state that “I continue to remain in communion through prayer” with schismatics. This means that he publicly professes communion with open schismatics, which is blatant heresy. He then caps off his heretical “Catechesis” by calling the openly schismatic Church “venerable and great.” What a heretic!
Benedict XVI’s January 25, 2009 Reflection: “Certainly, we Christians still have not reached the goal of full unity…”
One of the four marks of the true Catholic Church is that it always possesses unity or oneness in faith among all true Christians (Catholics). Benedict XVI says that Christians have not reached full unity simply because he is not a real Christian.
Benedict XVI’s Telegram to President Barack Obama: “The Honorable Barack Obama… On the occasion of your inauguration as the forty-fourth President of the United States of America I offer cordial good wishes, together with the assurance of my prayers that Almighty God will grant you unfailing wisdom and strength in the exercise of your high responsibilities. Under your leadership may the American people continue to find in their impressive religious and political heritage the spiritual values and ethical principles needed to cooperate in the building of a truly just and free society, marked by respect for the dignity, equality and rights of each of its members… Upon you and your family, and upon all the American people, I willingly invoke the Lord’s blessings of joy and peace.”
Benedict XVI says that America’s history of different false religions is “impressive” – apostasy.
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to new ambassador of Kazakhstan: “Your President has wished to make your land a place for meeting and dialogue, a sort of laboratory in which one seeks to live a respectful coexistence of cultural and religious diversity, a space that can show other peoples and nations that it is possible for men to live in dignity, peace and respect for the belief and particular nature of each one. I could not sufficiently encourage all the initiatives taken both within your frontiers and outside them for interpersonal, intercultural and interreligious dialogue…. You know, Mr. Ambassador, the positive role that religions can play in society, with respect for one another and collaborating to achieve common aims. It is certainly the State’s role to guarantee full religious freedom but also to learn to respect the religious dimension and not to interfere in matters of faith or in the citizen’s conscience… Every State is consequently required to be watchful in order to avoid the negative effects of interference in the area of religion and its abuse as well as to respect the individual religious dimension which only asks to be simply and freely expressed without hindrance… The various religious traditions that coexist in your nation will be able to suggest positive approaches in order to contribute successfully to its construction and development. They will not fail to help their faithful to conform to God’s will and to work for the common good.”
Benedict XVI promotes “religious diversity” and states that we must respect the belief of everyone. He states: “It is certainly the State’s role to guarantee full religious freedom.” This is exactly the opposite of what the Catholic Church teaches. He also says that false religions can play a positive role in society and “they will not fail to help their faithful to conform to God’s will” – apostasy.
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to Ambassador of Belize: “Belizeans are rightly proud of their rich history, the diversity of their cultural and religious traditions, and the spirit of mutual respect and cooperation which has long characterized relations between various groups within society. That impressive legacy cannot be taken for granted, but needs to be constantly reappropriated and consciously handed down to the younger generation at every level of education and community life.”
Benedict XVI states that Belizeans are rightly proud of having a history of different false religions. He states that this “impressive legacy” of having false religions needs to be constantly handed down to younger generations – apostasy.
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to the new ambassador of Iceland: “It is my fervent hope that the people of Iceland, as individuals and as a nation, will continue to draw inspiration from this rich tradition. I pray that it will enlighten them as they defend and promote human rights at home and abroad while encouraging respect for all religions and the legitimate exercise of freedom.”
Benedict XVI prays to encourage respect for all false religions – apostasy.
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to new ambassador of Bahrain: “Religious freedom that enables each one to live his belief alone or with others, in private or in public, also requires the possibility for the person to change his religion should his conscience so require. Moreover, at the time of the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church solemnly stressed the obligation that man has to follow his conscience in all circumstances and that no one be forced to act contrary to his conscience (cf. Declaration on Religious Liberty, Dignitatis humanae, n. 3).”
Benedict XVI promotes that religious freedom requires that each person should be able to change his religion. He then states that “at the time of the Second Vatican Council, the Catholic Church solemnly stressed the obligation that man has to follow his conscience in all circumstances…” – apostasy. This means that if a person believes that babies should be killed, he should do so and follow his conscience, according to the heretical words of Benedict XVI.
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to new ambassador of Tunisia: “I acknowledge the efforts that Tunisia has made for the education of youth… Special attention to cultural and religious differences will enable them to be better integrated in a world increasingly marked by the intermingling of cultures and religions, as well as to help in building a more fraternal world with greater solidarity. Intercultural and interreligious dialogue is indeed an unavoidable necessity in our day if we are to be able to act together for peace and stability in the world and to further authentic respect for the person and for fundamental human rights. Moreover, recognition of the central place of the person and the dignity of each human being, as well as respect for life that is a gift of God, hence sacred, are a common foundation on which to build a more harmonious world that better accepts legitimate differences. The construction of a society in which the dignity of each person is recognized also implies respect for freedom of conscience and freedom of religion for each one, for the expression of authentic religious beliefs is the truest manifestation of human freedom. “
Benedict XVI’s December 18, 2008 Address to new ambassador of Fiji: “Owing to the presence of Christians from different traditions, as well as members of other religions, Fiji provides fertile ground for the development of ecumenical initiatives and interreligious dialogue. The Catholic Church is pleased to contribute her expertise in these areas, and to cooperate with all men and women of good will so as to offer a common witness to the values that must underpin a ‘civilization of love’.”
These addresses prove, once again, that Benedict XVI is an apostate.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 28, 2009, p. 6.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 28, 2009, p. 1.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, p. 1.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, p. 16.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, p. 14.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, December 24/31, 2009, p. 22.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, pp. 16-17.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, p. 15.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, January 7, 2009, p. 17.