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|June 2009 A.D. IN TODAY'S CATHOLIC WORLD|
In Today's Catholic World carries the approbation in writing of the (True) Petrine Hierarchy in exile i.e., connected with Pope Gregory XVII. It faithfully adheres to the rules for Catholic Journals mandated by Leo XIII in the Apostolic Constitution Officiorum ac Munerum, January 25, 1897 - so heavily re-stressed by Pius X in Pascendi Dominici Gregis, September 8, 1907.
St. Ignatius of Antioch - "Let no one do anything of concern to the Church without the bishop. Let that be considered a valid Eucharist which is celebrated by the bishop or by one whom he ordains [i.e., a presbyter]. Wherever the bishop appears, let the people be there; just as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church." (Letter to the Smyrneans 8:2 - 110 A.D.)
Note: TCW's current news post follows immediately below these important links
The Supreme Crisis
"Yet many Christians will remember that this was all foretold of Antichrist for centuries past and perceive the fraud of Satan and refuse to be deceived. They will stand firm and enlighten the faint-hearted and console them." -Ven. Bernard de Bustis
The Council of Trent's Dogmatic Teaching on Baptism
Note: clears-up current disinformation seen often online regarding this Holy Sacrament: includes Holy Mother Church's official interpretation of John 3:5; Thomism; also provides Leo X's Exsurge Domine's (Proposition 29) which refutes the depraved Neo-Feeneyite "revivalist" pestilence incontrovertibly.
Mass Obligation & Valid Confessions During this Eclipse
Includes video exposing Sanborn, Dolan, Cekada's fellow *promoter of the so called "Sedevacantist (FALSE) Thesis"
*CMRI's Bp. Mark Pivernus' execrable "popeless ecumenism" evil error.
(Caution: site not for younger readers) Sedevacantist Cover-Up
Ad hoc site from concerned parents: Tears mask off Daniel Dolan & Anthony Cekada, SGG - and Jim Gebel's Betrayal of kids.
"The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in time of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality." -Thomas Aquinas
Thieves in the Temple
What happened to a 100K donation entrusted to Gary Giuffre- specifically intended to buy a new roof for a Church??
Note: TCW's I-Team is working with authorities in Texas on this grave issue. Please contact TCW with any pertinent info.
Stunning (Ordinal Date 2013 A.D.) "Worthy Shepherd Prophecy"
Read Blessed Tomasuccio de Foligno (14th c.) famous Profezia (Prophecy) on the unaided Hierarchy now in exile.
Trent XXV: "Tithes (are) to be paid in full: those withholding, or hindering, the payment thereof are to be excommunicated."
-How many "charitable" sedes/lovers of the(ir) (Non-approbated) traditional "mass" trumpet this law?? They give nails. -ED
(June 19, Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus)
The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
"Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection."
(Promise #8 of The Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart)
"We place all Our hope in the God of Our salvation, who is Our helper and strength in all Our tribulations. He does not permit
those who trust in Him to be confounded, He who thwarts the attacks of the impious and breaks the necks of sinners." -Pope Pius IX
"Better that only a few Catholics should be left, staunch and sincere in their religion, than that they should, remaining many,
desire as it were, to be in collusion with the Church's enemies and in conformity with the open foes of our faith." -St. Peter Canisius
"Persecution brings forth Saints." -St. Augustine
June 19, 2009 A.D.
In Today's Catholic World (TCW)
(Minneapolis) -June 19 - Today is the glorious feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. TCW is very happy to relate that a wonderful Catholic family's children were baptized today, out East, who (through no fault of their own) were never baptized, as a result of the objectively invalid novus ordo "baptismal" "new rite" they went through 13, 21 and 24 years ago.
"...you must labor and diligently take care that the faith may be preserved amidst this great conspiracy of impious
men who attempt to tear it down and destroy it." (Mirari Vos, Encyclical of Pope Gregory XVI, August 15, 1832)
TheIntention of its Invention
Note: in brief, the satanic novus ordo (1.)sect King Pins (who hated, yet, knew their Latin) substantially changed the "theology" behind the (valid) sacrament of baptism (Fall of Man, Redemption, Grace) in an attempt to alter the timeless correct/necessary intention of the (2.)Church, required for valid baptism. Thus, any and every novus ordo "priest" (validly ordained or not) who in "obedience" is (3.)mandated to administer "novus ordo baptism", who *"faithfully" uses the intentionally impotent V-2 "new rite of Christian Initiation" (hatched c. 1970) - performs a vain and sacrilegious act.
*To clarify: saying the words correctly made/makes no difference if the Vatican-2 Sect new rite of "baptism" (with its authors original aim) was/is used, it fires (4.)blanks every time; fulfilling the reprobate sole purpose (intention) of its invention by the false bishops of Rome (the anti-Catholic Freemasonic Antipopes). In addition, certain important prayers/parts of the Catholic Sacrament of Baptism administered by the priest, such as the minor exorcisms against the devil, (aha...) were deleted too.
"Her most crafty enemies have engulfed the Church... on all her desirable things they have laid their wicked hands."
"On men depraved in mind and corrupt in heart the wicked dragon pours out like a most foul river, the poison of his villany, a spirit of lying, impiety and blasphemy; ...Her most crafty enemies have engulfed the Church, the Spouse of the Immaculate Lamb, with sorrows, they have drenched her with wormwood; on all her desirable things they have laid their wicked hands."
(From the Prayer To Saint Michael, The Archangel, Published by Order of His Holiness, Pope Leo XIII, May 18th 1890 A.D.)
(1.) "A sect means a religious society established in opposition to the Church." (From Fr. P. Chas. Augustine's commentary on the 1917 Code of Canon Law, 1922, Impr.)
(2.) It has been effectively argued by certain experts in Sacramental Theology that the surrounding material (foro externo "external forum") in the new rite, in itself, manifests an intention contrary to that of the Church, which constitutes an essential defect.
Important Note: the True Catholic Petrine Hierarchy emanating from Pope Gregory XVII wants the faithful to be conditionally baptized if they went through the novus ordo sect "baptismal" rite (see dates below of its inception for infants and adults). TCW can provide the proper fundaments of why conditional baptism is being instructed for the faithful by the Hierarchy: contact the Editor for more detail and/or with further questions.
(3.) The heretical Second Vatican Council ("called" by a Judeo-Masonic antipope) in an act of consummate blasphemy, mandated "changes" in the Holy Sacraments (sacred depositum of faith) instituted by The Second Person of the Trinity and His Divine Church. The (phony) Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano reported that "the Second Vatican Council introduced certain modifications in the very essence of the sacramental rites."186 The Constitution on the Liturgy of Vatican II ordered that the rite for the baptism of infants and adults be revised.187 The new rite for the baptism of infants was introduced on June 1, 1970. The RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) was issued on January 6, 1972.
(4.) Purposely does not remit Original Sin - leaving a soul under the power of the devil
Marie-Julie Jahenny's Prophecies Concerning the Blasphemic New Liturgy, New Sacraments (New "...infamous religion.")
The highly esteemed by Pius XII French Prophetess Marie-Julie Jahenny
"The Breton Stigmatist"
Note: The truth of the Heavenly warnings of Marie-Julie Jahenny which she was to be the humble messenger was vindicated by her characteristic simplicity and honesty, her exemplary obedience to her spiritual directors and her Bishop, and of course, by the fulfillment of all she prophesied during her long life. With unfailing accuracy she foretold the two World Wars, the election of Pope Saint Pius X, the persecutions of the Church and its Vicar, the chastisements and the fate of apostate France. More remains to unfold. Her warnings for these last times should be read by all "who have ears".
November 27, 1902, Our Lord and Our Lady announced to Marie-Julie Jahenny the conspiracy to invent the "New Mass":
"I give you a warning. The disciples who are not of My Gospel are now working hard to remake according to their ideas, and under the influence of the enemy of souls, a Mass that contains words which are odious in My Sight. When the fatal hour arrives where the faith
of my priests is put to the test, it will be these *texts that will be celebrated, in this second period."
*"The Roman Missal promulgated by Paul VI (the Novus Ordo SACRILEGE -ED) is the ordinary expression of the Lex orandi (Law of prayer) of the Catholic Church of the Latin rite." (Manifest heresy of the disciple of satan, Antipope Benedict XVI, from his bogus moto propio "Summorum Pontificum")
"The first period is the one of My Priesthood, existing since Me. The second is the one of the persecution, when the enemies of the Faith and of Holy Religion will impose their formulas in the book of the second celebration. These infamous spirits are those which crucified Me and are awaiting the kingdom of the 'new messsiah' (Antichrist). Many of My holy priests will refuse this book, sealed with the words of the abyss. Unfortunately, amongst them are those who will accept it."
"They will go further to compromise all at once, and in one blow..."
The Mystery of Iniquitous (Iniquity)
"The goal of the enemy was to take out the light, the Pope, which they did- then to take away the means for people to receive supernatural grace, the sacraments. I have studied about this much." -Fr. Peter Khoat Van Tran 01/18/2006 Feast of the Chair of St. Peter in Rome
(L-R) May 17, 1946 Papal Bulla of Christ's Vicar Pope Pius XII, with His Excellency Giuseppe Siri's name written in it (three days prior Bishop Siri had been promoted by the Pope to the metropolitan see of Genoa i.e., named Archbishop of Genoa on May 14, 1946); Cardinal Siri pictured receiving the red biretta from Pope Pius XII in Rome, January 12th, 1953; A Cardinal on the move, His Eminence, Giuseppe Cardinal Siri at the Ospedale Galliera (a Hospital in Genoa of which he was the President) c. 1957; White smoke billowing forth from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on October 26, 1958 for a full five minutes (which was witnessed by more than 200,000 joyous Catholic Faithful in St. Peter's Square) indicating that a Pope had been elected from within the conclave. Millions of others listening via radio throughout Italy and Europe heard the Official Vatican Radio broadcaster shout exultantly: "A pope is elected!"; June 14, 1988 historic picture of His Holiness Pope Gregory XVII with Rev. Fr. Peter Khoat Van Tran on left, and (on far right, one of the Hostage Pope's wicked captors, Mgsr. Grone) at the Istituto Ravasco convent in Rome. Pope Gregory XVII in a series of clandestine meetings in the late 1980s told Fr. Peter Khoat Van Tran, a well-known Italian Prelate
(His Excellency Archbishop Arrigo Pintonello), Monsignor Carlo Taramasso and a distinguished layman that the white smoke was not an error (mix-up), but indeed signified His election and acceptance as Roman Pontiff and that he was tortured, and under a decades-long death threat from the Judeo-Masonic sect.
On May 10, 1904, Our Lady describes the new clergy and its liturgy: "They will not stop on this hateful and sacrilegious road.
They will go further to compromise all at once, and in *one blow, the Holy Church, the clergy, and the Faith of my children."
TCW's comments in red font: *the violent coup d'etat against Christ's (betrayed) Vicar, Pope Gregory XVII on October 26, 1958, and the installation of Judeo-Masonic agent Roncalli (A.K.A. Antipope John XXIII). This Antipope, once "in power", would waste no time in regards to the implementation of his (The Lodges) plan to subvert the entire Catholic Church with a 'new gospel' via his Apostate Vatican II Council.
Marie-Julie Jahenny then goes on to say that the Red Revolution will then break out. She speaks of a "horrible religion"
which is to replace the Catholic Faith, and she sees "many, many bishops" embracing this "sacrilegious, infamous religion."
She announces the "dispersion of the (true) pastors" who will be replaced by others, formed by Hell: "...new preachers
(the word priest is not used as the new rite of ordination is invalid - these men are anti-Catholic Protestants) of new sacraments
(all seven, including matrimony, are invalid), new temples (the sacred word Church is not used), new baptisms, new confraternities (laicism cults like the Talmudic Opus Dei, Regnum Christi etc., etc. -total Freemasonic planned destruction)."
"Passion of Christ strengthen me." (From the Anima Christi Prayer of St. Ignatius of Loyola)
True Catholics who are in union with Pope Gregory XVII and His Successors that may be learning this now for the first time, fear not! Your vow and (1.)desire to be baptized (as the Catholic Church dogmatically defines at the sacred (2.)Council of Trent) suffices for your soul to be eligible now for Heaven, until you can be (baptized) sacramentally.
"...except through the laver of regeneration (sacramental baptism) or a desire for it (the sacrament)..."
(1.)Decree on Justification - (Session 6, Chapter 4): "In these words a description of the justification of a sinner is given as being a translation from that state in which man is born a child of the first Adam to the state of grace and of the 'adoption of the Sons' (Rom. 8:15) of God through the second Adam, Jesus Christ, our Savior and this translation after the promulgation of the Gospel cannot be effected except through the laver of regeneration or a desire for it, (sine lavacro regenerationis aut eius voto) as it is written: "Unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Spirit, he cannot enter in the kingdom of God" (John 3:5).
"The Council in matters of Faith... speaks with the greatest clearness, and without any ambiguity."
"Behold, then, how clearly and distinctly the Council (of Trent) defines all the dogmas of Faith, opposed to the errors of modern innovators. ...The Council in matters of Faith, contested by Protestants, ... always speaks with the greatest clearness, and without any ambiguity. Those alone find the definitions of the Council doubtful who refuse to yield obedience to them." -St. Alphonsus Liguori, from his Catholic classic, "The History of Heresies, And Their Refutation; Or, The Triumph Of The Church", Vol. II p. 271
"But not only must we guard against things which are open and manifest but
also against those which deceive with the subtlety of clever fraud. -St. Cyprian
Note: contact the editor of TCW if you have questions on this grave matter -don't let the wicked Feeneyite heretics destroy your hope or let them (or the *sophistic "sedevacantists") seduce you to seek a mortally sinful schismatic (vain) **baptism.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists. 2. Apparently sound but really fallacious; specious: sophistic refutations. Source: American HeritageŽ Dictionary
**Pope Gregory XVI, Mirari Vos (Encyclical On Liberalism and Religious Indifferentism): "Let them hear Jerome who, while the Church was torn into three parts by schism, tells us that whenever someone tried to persuade him to join his group he always exclaimed: "He who is for the See of Peter is for me." A schismatic flatters himself falsely if he asserts that he, too, has been washed in the waters of regeneration. Indeed Augustine would reply to such a man: "The branch has the same form when it has been cut off from the vine; but of what profit for it is the form, if it does not live from the root?" 
19. St. Jerome, epistle 57.
20. St. Augustine, in psalm. contra part. Donat.
Only because of the grave emergency situation the Church is in, was the parent baptizing his own child.
Otherwise a True Catholic other than a parent in this type of situation must administer (private) baptism.
The Holy Sacrament of Baptism being administered conditionally during these emergency type times (06/19/09)
Notice the Catholic father prudently has the words written on a piece of paper he is holding in his right hand,
so as to recite them exactly while pouring the water on his daughter's head
Catholc Baptism is conferred by having the proper intention and by pouring water on the head of the one to be baptized and pronouncing at the same time the words:
"(Persons Name) I BAPTIZE THEE IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY GHOST."
To knowingly attempt to baptize a 100% validly baptized person is a mortal sin. If a person was doubtfully baptized, then they must be conditionally baptized. The Catholic formula for conditional Baptism is:
"If thou art not baptized, I BAPTIZE THEE (Persons Name) IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY GHOST."
The hierarchy in exile gave instruction to the parents for the 100% correct baptism of their precious children's souls. Certainly these holy prelates hearts were warmed- recognizing the (official) *new members to the fold.
*This humble family knows their faith and dumped that worthless SSPX garbage quite some time ago. -ED
Two of the 12 Promises the Most Sacred Heart gave to True Catholics via St. Margaret Mary Alacoque are:
7. "Tepid souls shall grow fervent."
8. "Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection."
There are incalculable graces (waiting) from the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus only for those humble souls in union with Peter and the Church (in eclipse). The Church militant must always keep in mind that these dreadful times have been prophesied. We have our holy rosaries and the promise of Christ to St. Peter (and his *perpetual Successors) now and until the end of time.
"Peter, the Prince of the Apostles, upon whom the Church was founded in stable massiveness... As Christ Himself gave light to the Apostles, that they might be called 'the light of the world,' and as they obtained other names from the Lord; so to Simon also, who believed on the Rock Christ, He bestowed the name of Peter; and, according to the metaphor of a rock, it is rightly said of him, 'I will build My Church upon thee.' The 'gates of hell' are vices and sins, or certainly the doctrines of heretics, by which men enticed are led to hell." -St. Jerome 390 A.D.
*Ex Cathedra On The Permanence of the Primacy of Blessed Peter in the Roman Pontiff: "Therefore, if anyone says that it is not by the institution of Christ the Lord Himself (that is to say, by divine law) that blessed Peter should have perpetual successors in the primacy over the whole Church; or that the Roman Pontiff is not the successor of blessed Peter in this primacy: let him be anathema. (The Vatican Council, Fourth Session, First Dogmatic Constitution on the Church of Christ, 2,5 On The Permanence of the Primacy of Blessed Peter in the Roman Pontiff -July 18th, 1870 A.D.)
The Precious Catholic Faith
St. John Eudes called his own Congregation by the two sacred names of Jesus and Mary;
and he begins one of his devotional treatises by applying to them our Lord's famous words,
"Whom God has joined, let no man sunder." He sometimes purposely used the expression
in the singular, "The Holy Heart of Jesus and Mary," urging that they were morally one.
The Editor of TCW humbly asks the faithful to redouble their sacrifices and prayers for True Papal Restoration (Triumph/Reign of the Immaculate and Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary) in these last brief times mercifully allotted this ungrateful colder than ice world.
The Supreme Crisis
"Yet many Christians will remember that this was all foretold of Antichrist for centuries past and perceive the fraud of Satan and refuse to be deceived. They will stand firm and enlighten the faint-hearted and console them." -Ven. Bernard de Bustis
Infant Baptism in Emergency (Contains the exact procedure of administering baptism to infants in an emergency. This procedure is required to be thoroughly known by all married Catholics.)
Simple Truths About Salvation (By Patricia Marris, 1995)
How to Prepare for and Make a Spiritual Communion (By Fr. Dom Lorenzo Scupoli, from his classic book, The Spiritual Combat)
The Freemason Angelo Roncalli's Evil Blueprint For "Renewal"
The Novel *Mikey Dimond's Shipwreck Express
*"Qui mange le Pape, meurt!" (De Facto - Deo Gratias!)
AN ACT OF FAITH
"O MY God, I most firmly believe in Thee, and all thou hast revealed to Thy Holy Catholic Church;
because Thou art Truth itself, who canst neither deceive nor be deceived."
The Talmud Unmasked
(By Fr. I. B. Pranaitis, 1892 A.D., Imprimatur)
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(St. Alphonsus Liguori from his Exhortation To Catholics)
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(June 15th, Octave of Corpus Christi - Ss. Vitus, Modestus & Crescentia, Martyrs)
*Demon of Destruction, Arch-Modernist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; One of the intended rotten fruits of
his labor: the V-2 Sect Novus Ordo sacrilege performed in Italy (notice soccer balls flanking "the table")
"What increasingly *dominates my interest is the effort to establish within myself, and to diffuse around me, a new religion
(lets call it an improved Christianity if you like) whose personal God is no longer the great Neolithic landowner of
times gone by, but the Soul of the world..." (Letter to Leontine Zanta, Jan. 26, 1936)
"The synthesis (rendezvous) of all the heresies." -Pius X
(Catechism On Modernism, According To The Encyclical
'Pascendi Dominici Gregis' Of His Holiness Pius X, p. 94, Impr.)
"The Holy Canons (Rules) will be completely disregarded..."
"The Holy Canons will be completely disregarded... they will ridicule Christian simplicity; they will call it folly and nonsense, but they will have the highest regard for advanced knowledge, and for the skill by which the axioms of the law, the precepts of morality, the Holy Canons and religious dogmas are clouded by senseless questions and elaborate arguments. As a result, no principle at all, however holy, authentic, ancient, and certain it may be, will remain free of censure, criticism, false interpretation, modification, and delimitation by man."
(Prophecy of Ven. Bartholomew Holzhauser, 17th Century)
"The confusion will be so general that men will not be able to think aright, as if God had withheld His Providence from mankind, and that, during the worst crisis, the best that can be done would be to remain where God has placed us, and persevere in fervent prayers... At that time there will be such a terrible crisis that people will believe that the end of the world has come. Blood will flow in many large cities.
The very elements will be convulsed. It will be like a little General Judgement." (Prophecy of Fr. Nectou, S.J., 18th Century)
"UNMASKING CHARDIN'S MODERNIST MANIFESTO"
June 15th, 2009 A.D.
In Today's Catholic World (TCW)
TCW is posting an important piece which tears the mask off of the pagan theosophy of Teilhardism: one of the central Gnostic ideologies of the Modernist Vatican II Sect holed up in Rome. The excellent article was penned by an anonymous individual who opposes the criminal usurpers.
Note: there is a quote from Teilhard de Chardin, one from his heretical disciple Ratzinger (A.K.A Antipope Ben 16), and last one from Pope Gregory XVII; then the expose "Unmasking Chardin's Modernist Manifesto" is posted in its entirety. -ED
"I want to teach people how to see God everywhere, to see Him in all that is hidden, most solid, and
most ultimate in the world. I am essentially Pantheist in my thinking and in my temperament."
(Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 1881 - 1955)
"The signal sent by Teilhard went further."
One of the King Pin Masonic V-2 Sect Architect's Montini with willing Apprentice Joe Ratzinger
The Modernist Heretic Joseph Ratzinger praise for the Voltairian V-2 Sect "visionary" Teilhard de Chardin:
"In Catholic milieus, the Second Vatican Council encouraged the accord with that general tendency [optimism toward the world]. Prior to it, the awakening of theology and an entire new understanding of Scriptures, the Fathers, Liturgy, and an openness in relations among divided Christians had raised a new enthusiasm for science. ...Such theological knowledge appeared to them as a promise of new possibilities for the faith, new roads for the Church.
The signal sent by Teilhard went further. In a bold vision, he included the historical movement of Christianity within the cosmic process of evolution from Alpha to Omega. This process was conceived as the Noogenesis, that is to say, the development of consciousness in the evolution of men, to form a Noosphere above the Biosphere.
This means that evolution is henceforth understood as a type of technical and scientific development in which Matter and Spirit, the individual and the society constitute a global ensemble, a divine world (Pantheism -ED). The conciliar constitution on the Church and the Modern World [Gaudium et spes] followed the same train of thinking..." "Les Principes de la Theologie Catholique - Esquisse et Materiaux", Paris: Tequi, 1982, pp. 374-375).
"...which does not allow any... stable meaning to remain."
The Hostage Pope, Gregory XVII Castigating The Modernists Calculated Chaos
(Extracted from the book Gethsemane by His Holiness, Pope Gregory XVII, pp. 108-9)
Unmasking Chardin's Modernist Manifesto
"To effect a confusion of ideas is an old scheme of the Devil. Not to understand clearly and precisely is generally the source of intellectual error. In time of schism and heresy, to cloud and distort the proper sense of words is a fruitful artifice of Satan, and it is as easy to lay snares for the intellectually proud as for the innocent. Every heresy in the Church bears testimony to Satan's success in
deceiving the human intellect by obscuring and perverting the meaning of words."
(Liberalism Is A Sin, [Chp XII], by Fr. Felix Sarda Y Salvany 1899 A.D.)
The French Jesuit Pierre Teilhard de Chardin is one of the most audacious, prolific and influential of all the disciples of the heresy of Modernism. His copious writings, executed in disobedience to his Superiors and in defiance of Church Authority, were eagerly devoured by multitudes of priests and religious prior to the false Second Vatican Council, and were possibly the most potent contribution to the raging epidemic of Modernism which ensued. By heretics he is hailed and revered as a prophet who labored "to reconcile the language of science with the language of religion", and as a mystic, "afire with a vision of the divine mystery at the heart of the cosmos". But to true Catholics, he is the very personification of that virulent heresy so evil that it was described by St. Pius X as the "synthesis of all heresies". Indeed, the Holy Fathers description of the classic Modernist heretic can be applied to Teilhard de Chardin perhaps more than any disciple of this baneful doctrine:
"We allude, Venerable Brethren, to many who belong to the Catholic laity, and, what is much more sad, to the ranks of the priesthood itself, who, animated by a false zeal for the Church, lacking the solid safeguards of philosophy and theology, nay more, thoroughly imbued with the poisonous doctrines taught by the enemies of the Church, and lost to all sense of modesty, put themselves forward as reformers of the Church; and, forming more boldly into line of attack, assail all that is most sacred in the work of Christ, not sparing even the Person of the Divine Redeemer, Whom, with sacrilegious audacity, they degrade to the condition of a simple and ordinary man." (Pascendi Dominici Gregis, Encyclical of Pope St. Pius X on Modernism, 1907)
A New and Improved Christianity
Understandably, at a time when Rome was yet Catholic, Chardin enjoyed little such approval. Throughout his career he was repeatedly denied permission by Rome and his religious superiors to publish any of his theological or philosophical writings, to lecture publicly, or even to accept any significant academic appointments. He gave vent to severe frustration at this "persecution", and didn't hesitate to complain of it to his worldly friends. Yet he submitted in mock obedience, convinced that he could best accomplish his purpose within the fold of the Church:
"According to my own principles, I cannot fight against Christianity; I can only work inside it by trying to transform and convert it. A revolutionary attitude would be much easier, and much more pleasant, but it would be suicidal. So I must go step by step, tenaciously." (Letter, Mar. 21, 1941)
Do we understand him correctly? A transformation of Christianity?! In his private correspondence, Chardin freely stated his goalthe establishment of a new religion:
"What increasingly dominates my interest is the effort to establish within myself, and to diffuse around me, a new religion (lets call it an improved Christianity if you like) whose personal God is no longer the great Neolithic landowner of times gone by, but the Soul of the world..." (Letter to Leontine Zanta, Jan. 26, 1936)
"The more the years pass, the more I begin to think that my function is probably simply that... of John the Baptist, that is, of one who presages what is to come. Or perhaps what I am called on to do is simply to help in the birth of a new soul in that which already is." (ibid)
He apparently even amazed himself at the depth of his opposition to orthodox Christianity, writing to a friend, "Sometimes I am a bit afraid, when I think of the transposition to which I must submit my mind concerning the common notions of creation, inspiration, miracle, original sin, resurrection, etc., in order to be able to accept them." (Letter of Dec. 17, 1922.)
Little explanation is needed to recognize in Chardin the classic Modernist agent, who attacks the Church by putting "into operation their designs for Her undoing, not from without, but from within. Hence, the danger is present almost in the very veins and heart of the Church, whose injury is the more certain from the very fact that their knowledge of Her is more intimate." (Pascendi Dominici Gregis, Encyclical of Pope St. Pius X on Modernism, 1907)
Where did such a brazen "reformer" come from?
Heretical Jesuits Beget Heretical Jesuits
This formidable enemy of Catholic orthodoxy was born on May 1, 1881, at Sarcenat, near Orcines, Puy-de-Dôme, in south-central France. His father was a "gentleman farmer" who dabbled in geology, and his mother was a descendant of the infamous freethinker, Voltaire. At the age of fourteen, he came under the influence of Henri Bremond, a Jesuit who taught at the College of Mongré, Chardin's high school. Bremond was a popular Skeptic and Rationalist who propagated Modernism throughout the entire French province of the Jesuit order through his position as editor of Etudes, their official magazine. Impressed by his prestige, at the age of eighteen Chardin decided to become a Jesuit. Bremond subsequently was asked to leave the Order and wandered off to spread his errors as a secular priest.
In 1901, however, the students at the Jesuit Seminary were obliged by civil edict to leave France, and to pursue their studies elsewhere. The French government was highly anti-clerical, and laws were passed against all religious orders. The seminarians moved to the Jesuit community on the Isle of Jersey, of the coast of England. At the time the English Province of the Society of Jesus was under the spell of an yet another Rationalist guru, an Irish Jesuit named George Tyrell, one of the chief architects of the heresy of Modernism. Thoroughly intractable in his errors, the brash Tyrell was later expelled from the Jesuits for heresy and disobedience, and finally died outside the Church in 1909. The Jesuit seminarians at Jersey were also subjected to indoctrination by Leonce de Grandmaison, who succeeded Bremond as editor of Etudes, and whose heretical tendencies were identical, although his style more discreet.
For the next thirty years, Chardin was almost always able to find in Etudes a public forum in which to advance his heretical ideas. The first and most complete converts he made were his fellow Jesuits, even some of his incredibly liberal Superiors, who gave him life-long support and sympathy. By 1935, he boasts in his letters that he had "pretty much won over" the French Province of Jesuits. At first he was cautious of detection by vigilant Church authorities, frequently inventing new words with which to camouflage his theological deviations, such as: "noosphere", "hominization", "Meta Christianity", "psychic planetization", and "Omega Point". These terms, literally, had no orthodox meaning whatsoever, and were merely intended to disguise his heretical ideas.
Priest, Paleontologist, and Evolutionist?
Since his childhood, Chardin had been fascinated by the volcanic hills that surrounded his home in the Auvergne region, and had acquired an obsession with rocks and fossils. He cultivated this secular interest after entering the Jesuits, especially when sent to Egypt (1905-1908), supposedly to teach physics and chemistry in Cairo. After his ordination in 1911, he returned to Paris and devoted himself to the study of paleontology at the Museum of Paris, under the direction of Dr. Marcellin Boule, a noted authority of the time (who later denounced Chardin by name as a fraud). Thereafter, his theological studies took a backseat to his "research" in geology and paleontology.
His devout followers insist that Teilhard went on to become a "scientist of the first rank." This evaluation is based on the endless list of "scholarly" articles he penned, and the part he took in archeological excavations on three continents, a peculiar feat for a priest, supposedly dedicated to the salvation of souls. He was part of the team that allegedly discovered the remains of the "Peking Man," claimed at that time to be the oldest human ancestor on record. But all the while he was working on his own "profound theological synthesis", integrating the heresy of Evolution with his new cosmic vision of Christianity.
Christogenesis: A Universe at One with Christ
According to Teilhard, the history of the earth reflected a gradual "unfolding of the potentialities of matter and energy". Inanimate matter gave way to life; simple life forms gave way to ever more complex organisms. All this culminated in human consciousness. But for Chardin, this was not the end of the procedure. Teilhard believed the process must continue, though now across the threshold of human consciousness. Where would it lead? This is what he called the "Omega Point" "the horizon in which spirit and matter must eventually converge." He declared that Christ is really this "Omega Point", the beginning and end of history. In Christ, he taught, we have a guarantee of our own ultimate destiny. Here the spirit of God and the principle of matter were definitively joined. In his own blasphemous words:
"Christ saves. But must we not hasten to add that Christ, too, is saved by Evolution?" (Le Christique, 1955)
To Chardin, Our Divine Lord was merely "the God of Evolution". He taught that the Life of Christ is at the forefront of the cycle of Evolution, making Him the supreme summit of the evolutionary process. As "God the Evolver", Teilhard regarded Him as the director, the leader, the cause, and the mover of Evolution. But he also believed that Christ Himself is subject to the laws of Evolution, and is thus evolving into a 'Super-Christ'. Chardin beheld our own humanity as the highest phase thus far in the common Evolution of our universe, but we are now approaching our transformation into a 'Super-Humanity', as we approach the 'Omega Point' previously occupied by Christ. This highest phase of Evolution, in which man evolves into the superhuman, Chardin called "Christogenesis" the universe becoming fully "Christ".
One sees the depth of his heretical conviction in his "Hymn to Matter", which pays homage to the "sacredness" of the forces of Evolution:
"Blessed be you, harsh matter, barren soil, stubborn rock: you who yield only to violence, you would force us to work if we would eat. Blessed be you, mortal matter! Without you, without your onslaughts, without your uprooting of us, we should remain ignorant of ourselves and of God."
A similar inspiration inclined him to write his "Mass on the World":
"Since once again, Lord, I have neither bread nor wine nor altar, I will raise myself beyond these symbols, up to the pure majesty of the real itself; I, your priest, will make the whole earth my altar, and on it will offer you all the labors and suffering of the world."
A devout Catholic recoils with horror from such sacrilegious assertions. But Chardin's incredible heresies were being swiftly and quietly disseminated by passing copies of his writings from hand to hand among a select audience of friends and fellow Jesuits. Denied permission to publish his errors, this clandestine poison might have been stamped out, had he not taken the unspeakably disobedient "precaution" of naming a laywoman friend as his literary executor. To this damnable initiative was due the fame and influence Teilhard enjoyed after his death.
One Error Leads To Another
Teilhard had broken down the distinction between the natural and supernatural orders, between Creator and creature, between matter and spirit. This concept, hardly a new one, is called in philosophy the error of Monism, and is opposed to the dictates of right reason.
A practical application of Chardins errors can be demonstrated in one critical consequence of his doctrine. Accepting Evolution as a factwhich is absurd in itselfwould mean that there never really was an Adam and Eve. This is a crucial point, not to be passed over lightly. Indeed, the Modernists of Teilhard's ilk are the evil source of modern-day ridicule of the Scriptural account of Genesis. According to infallible Catholic teaching, Adam is not merely a symbol of man, he is a real man, and St. Paul described Our Divine Lord Jesus Christ as the "Second Adam". Why is that so important? Because if there is no Adam, then there is no Original Sin. And if there is no Original Sin, then there is no need for man to be redeemed from Original Sin.
Now, if there is no need for Redemption from sin, then what exactly happened on Calvary? Chardin really doesnt know, but he will not call it a Sacrifice: he will not speak of the Sacrifice of Calvary. Teilhard may speak of the "Significant Act" of Calvary but, as with everything else, the "significance" remains safely camouflaged behind the Chardinian verbiage. What is clear is this: Chardin did not believe what the Holy Catholic Church teaches about Our Blessed Redeemer; he did not believe that Christ is the New Adam. If there was no need for a first Adam (on account of Evolution), there can be no New Adam. Without Adam, there is no Original Sin, there is no fall from grace, and consequently no need to be restored into grace.
Thus, if there is no Redemptive Sacrifice on Calvary, there is no Sacrifice of the Mass, which is Its Unbloody renewal. Whatever the Mass is in the view of heretics like Chardin, it cannot be the stupendous Sacrifice of the Only-begotten Son of God for the Redemption of mankind! The true Catholic Faith has always professed, unequivocally, that Christ did in fact die for our sinsbut you will look in vain for this truth in the works of Teilhard de Chardin! In his hands, as well as those of all the Modernist pseudo-theologians, a true belief in the unbloody Sacrifice of Calvary, the Mass, has vanished. This is the real rationale behind the promulgation of the "New Order of the Mass" by the Modernist sect of Vatican II, which eliminates the concept of sacrifice entirely, replacing it with a commemorative meal, a mere "assembly of the people".
The Corruption of Sacramental Intention
The widespread acceptance of Chardin's perverse teachings throughout the 1950's by thousands of Religious, seminarians, and priests, when applied to their administration of the Sacraments, has appalling consequences. The positive rejection of the Catholic doctrines of Creation, Original Sin, and Redemption pose an impediment, on the part of the minister of Baptism, to the necessary intention for the Sacrament. It makes no difference that the traditional ceremonies are employed in such a case, even with great solemnity, since the Chardinian system distorts the proper intention of the Sacrament. Unquestionably, the popularity of Chardin's writings among the clergy, especially in America, raises a serious doubt as to the validity of the Baptisms administered by priests thus affected, even before Vatican II.
It is in this way that errors like those of Teilhard de Chardin finally lead to the collapse of the entire Christian structure of belief. This is not well understood by countless numbers of apostate "Catholics" in the Modernist sect of Vatican II. Impressed by the external pomp and circumstance of a church now returning to more traditional ceremonial forms, they allow themselves to be deceived as to the complete absence of the unchanging dogmas held by the true Catholic Church throughout the centuries.
The Piltdown Affair
In his fervor for the cause of Evolution, Teilhard de Chardin is credited with making not one, but two, tremendously "significant discoveries", and participation in a third "discovery", an unbelievable feat even among the credulous band of evolutionists. Shortly after he was ordained, Teilhard was allowed to go off all by himself for a "retreat" at a little house in Hastings, England, in the Piltdown area. Shortly after he arrived, an enormous number of "fossils" made their appearance in a convenient location near his little cottage, which were duly presented as "proof" that the earth is 100,000 years old. The crowning glory of this bogus "find" was a monstrous thing that appeared to be a human skull with the jaw of a chimpanzee. Chardin proudly declared that this skull undoubtedly belonged to an early ancestor of man.
In the late 19th century, all the scientists who scoffed at Gods existence were proclaiming that Evolution was a factdespite the complete lack of scientific evidencebut even among them no one dared to assert that mans origin went back more than 50,000 years, which is absurd enough. The imaginative Teilhard offered "Piltdown Man" to the world, and boldly claimed he dwelt on earth "100,000 years ago". His fellow evolutionists were thrilled. Sir Arthur Keats, in his book on Evolution (1928), remarked that "we certainly have been fortunate to make a great step forward. Now that we have the glorious Piltdown Man, we know that man is much older than we ever suspected before." We don't know whether to attribute this statement to inebriation or gullibility, but clearly Chardin knew how to make a name for himself among such a willing panel of "experts".
Among orthodox Catholic scholars, however, it is commonly known that Adam and Eve existed somewhere in the vicinity of 6,000 years ago. Evolutionists, around the 1920s, were impatient to push the origins of man as far back as possible, mainly to cover up the gaping hole in their "theory", which is that the existing fossil record completely disproves Evolution. If such mutations as Evolution presupposes really took place, the earth's fossil record would certainly give evidence of it. But it does not show any such gradual evolution in a single species, let alone a universal cycle of evolution. The only way the crestfallen Evolutionists could get around that fact was to claim that "it all happened so long ago" that the fossil record barely exists, except in the precise places where geniuses like Chardin knew to look.
Occurring at a time prior to the universal surrender of the scientific community to the unproven myth of Evolution, Chardins jubilant Piltdown discovery was not very well received by independent critics. Scientists in other fields could not corroborate his claims of authenticity. Leading physicians in Europe, and especially dentists, called it "nonsense". That jaw (of a chimpanzee) they said, could never fit into that skull. This Piltdown Man would have needed teeth, but the jaw was so anatomically different than the skull that it would have been impossible to grow and sustain teeth. Nonetheless, the British Museum bravely assembled a completebut imaginaryPiltdown Man, and displayed this ignominious creature as the "Missing Link". They even invented teeth for Piltdown Man, strong, bright, and gleaming. The entire project, however, turned out to be an immense fabrication produced by an energetic little band of co-conspirators, vainly trying to "speed up the process of Evolution" with their collective creative genius.
By this time, Teilhard had left Hastings and was back in France. But in England, and all over Europe, for that matter, the newspapers carried sensational stories about his "discovery". Consequently, a curious public swarmed over Piltdown throughout the pleasant summer of 1913. Strangely, the famous excavation site was not cordoned off or guarded, and countless people snooped, and poked, and sifted gravel. Yet nothing, not even a trace of anything significant was turned up. But on August 30, 1913, Teilhard came back from France, returned to Piltdown, and on the very day of his arrival he bent over the gravel andlo and behold!he picked up a tooth; one that looked exactly like one of the teeth in the head of the statue in the British Museum!
This "discovery" is rightly hailed as the basis of Teilhards reputation as a scientist. But his reputation is that of a fake, for the tooth turned out to be a forgery, pure and simple. In fact, it had belonged to a modern day chimpanzee, and had been filed down, dyed, and fixed up to look like the same kind of tooth speculated at the British Museum. Today Piltdown "Man" is universally recognized by anthropologists as an elaborate fraud. Chardin, though not alone in the hoax, was a conscious collaborator in a "Big Lie." So in 1923, Chardin went off to China to make a real name for himself as a paleontologist.
Exiled to China
The outbreak of World War I in 1914 interrupted Teilhards pursuit of paleontological interests in Paris. Although an ordained priest, he absolutely refused to minister to dying soldiers as an army chaplain. Instead, he joined the army as a stretcher bearer! (One is appalled at the incredible irregularities manifested by these French Jesuits.) After the war, he enthusiastically returned to the study of his fossils, and took a doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1922. For a very brief period he taught geology at the Catholic Institute of Paris, but his heterodox opinions, especially with reference to Original Sin, precipitated his termination.
About this time Teilhards position papers attacking the doctrine of Original Sin were reported to the Holy Office in Rome. The reaction from the Vatican censors was predictable, and even his sympathetic Jesuit superiors could not ignore Romes firm demand that they bring Chardin into line with Catholic orthodoxy. Instead of reforming their heretical subject, however, they simply sent him away from the theological limelight of Europe, hoping that he would thus escape the attention of higher ecclesiastical authorities and keep "out of trouble". Thus, in 1923, he came to Tientsin, where he immediately took up research as a research assistant to yet another Jesuit mentor, the paleontologist Émile Licent. Although his appointment was supposed to be temporary, by 1926 the Vatican was fully alerted to the dangerous young priest, and he was forbidden to hold any teaching position whatsoever. This resulted in his permanent assignment to do mission work in China.
Although this apostolate was his formally assigned religious duty for the next twenty years, Teilhard refused to even learn the language! He was bored by China, and he harbored a strong dislike for the Chinese people and their way of life. We know this because he made no effort to conceal his bitter feelings concerning his "exile" in his copious correspondence. To one of his admirers he pouted sarcastically:
"Rome does not want me to return to my professorship. They do not seem to have taken a dislike to me, far from it; but they want to save Religion ... I would take enormous delight in breaking all ties." (Letter, Feb. 14, 1927)
During Teilhards stay in and around Peking he was a frequent guest at the numerous dinner parties given by the upper crust social stratum. Peking harbored a large number of European and American businessmenyounger sons of wealthy families who made lots of money from the poorer Chinese. But one must look very hard to find evidence of any priestly mission work done by Chardin in all those years.
Paydirt in Peking?
When Chardin went to China the first time, he was aware of excavations, sponsored by a wealthy American family (Rockefeller Foundation) near Peking. Teilhard had thought it absurd that early human traces might be found there. However, a few years later, after he was ordered to go back to China for good, he changed his opinion, and decided there was something for him to excavate there after all. Then, on December 1, 1929, Teilhard dramatically announced the discovery of "Peking Man", or Sinanthropus, in a place called Dragon Bone Hill near Choukoutien. Actually, it was more accurate to describe his find as the "Peking Family", on account of the dozens of skeletons and skulls unearthed.
Unfortunately, these "discoveries" were lost. Just lostpure and simple. Piles and piles of them; tons of them; enormous boxes filled with teeth and bones. Undaunted, Teilhard and his co-scientists, Dr. Davidson Black and Dr. Weng Chang Pei, published papers officiously documenting their phantom "discoveries". Over a period of a decade a few people went over to China to study them, but generally remained unimpressed. Some scientists were eventually interested enough to test the fossils for authenticity, wishing to determine, through the use of clinical criteria, if Peking man was a hoax. But there was nothing to examine at Peking, either with the newly discovered Carbon-14 test (of dubious worth), or the older Flourine test, or with any other tests. Incredibly, every fossil discovered at Peking was lost. How? They were mistakenly put on a train (so Chardin's story goes), and no one is sure where the trainload of artifacts went!
But Teilhard didn't mind in the least. According to his own notion of spirituality, he should've been furious: "Do not be resigned. Away with detachment from worldly possessions! Away with resignation! Assert yourself. Demand your rights. Make your contribution to the world." And yet, when these discoveries at Peking, which could have established his renown internationally, vanished into thin air, he bore it with completely uncharacteristic resignation. He did virtually nothing to locate his paleontological payload; he just went on preaching his perverse vision of spirituality from the popular platform in the academic media to which his "discoveries" had raised him.
Teilhard even invited Dr. Marcellin Boule, his old professor from Paris, to visit China and congratulate him on his discovery of the newest "missing link". But when Dr. Boule saw the only evidence that could be produced was a battered monkey skull from which the brain case had been removed, he was angry and disappointed. Returning to France he published an article in LAnthropologie in which he rejected the claims of authenticity, and denounced Chardin, his former student, by name.
"Have Heresy, Will Travel "
Uninterested in any genuine priestly work for souls, Chardin frequently left his "mission post" to make side trips to Tibet, Eastern Mongolia, Somaliland, the Harras, and Yemen. He also crossed Asia with the Citroen Croisiere Jaune in 1931-32, and again went across Asia through Siberia to France, then to London, and to the United States.
In his preface to Chardins book, The Appearance of Man, Robert T. Francoeur reports that Teilhard managed to sandwich-in countless shorter expeditions all over the world. In 1934, Teilhard was in Southern China, but managed to travel as far south as the frontiers of Malaya, Burma, and Java, where the newly discovered "Java Man" had made its appearance (another fallacious attempt to provide Evolution's "missing link"). In 1935, he visited India. In 1936, it was back to Java again. In 1937 he was in Philadelphia and gave a lecture at Villanova University. In 1937 he returned to Java for yet another splash in its publicity, and then was off again to France and Japan as well. World War II put a damper on Chardin's constant expeditions, and Teilhard remained in China for its duration (1939-1946), but afterwards he returned to Europe. He made trips to Africa in 1951 and again in 1953.
Church authorities vainly tried to keep up with the fast-moving Chardin. In 1933 the Vatican ordered him to give up the teaching post he had retained in Paris, where he had hopes of being exonerated. In 1939, the Vatican condemned his proposed book "LEnergie Humaine". Yet the man who couldn't find time to work with souls continued to spew forth his writings. In 1944 Chardin was forbidden by Rome to publish his most cherished work, "Le Phenomene Humain". None of these condemnations would ultimately matter, as Chardin had already planned the posthumous publication of his works by his secular patrons and disciples.
Dropping the Veil
After World War II, a new Jesuit Superior General, Fr. Janssens, brought in a new trend of Liberalism to the entire Society of Jesus. Chardin was recalled to France by Fr. Rene D'Quince, one of his avid disciples, to accept a journalistic position at Etudes. In one of his letters he gloated, "It is very obvious that I have been given this assignment in order to say very publicly what they threw me out of France for saying twenty years ago." The heretical Archbishop of Paris, Cardinal Suhard, even declared that "intellectual work (such as Chardin's) remains independent The Church recognizes the legitimate autonomy of competent authorities."
Thus encouraged, Chardin well-nigh threw caution to the winds. By 1947, he was going around saying, very publicly, things such as "I do not think God should be worshipped" and "Very definitely there was no Adam and Eve and no Original Sin." He was a man past sixty years of age now, and very brazen about his approach to religion. In one of his letters to a friend he wrote: "I have so many friends now, in good strategic positions, that I have no fear of the future. I have won the game." Unfortunately, the unflappable Chardin was right. There was no doubt about it. He had wanted to corrupt the seminaries, and he had succeeded in doing precisely that, thus planting the seeds of Modernism and Skepticism everywhere the new clergy would infiltrate.
But Rome was still Catholic at the time, and the reaction from the Holy Office was swift. In 1947 the Vatican again forbade Chardin to write or teach on philosophical subjects, and in 1948 he was forbidden to take the teaching post he was offered at the College de France. Finally, with the publication of the encyclical Humani Generis in 1950, Pope Pius XII reprimanded those who "imprudently and indiscreetly hold that evolution, which has not been fully proved even in the domain of natural sciences, explains the origin of all this, and audaciously support the monistic and pantheistic opinion that the world is in continual evolution."
Rebuffed but obstinate, Teilhard took refuge in the United States. Accepting a position in 1952 with the Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research in New York, he steadily circulated his unpublished writings amongst an ever-widening circle of admiring disciples, which included high-placed members of the clergy. In 1955, Chardin was forbidden to attend the International Congress on Paleontology. That Easter Sunday, he suddenly collapsed and died in a friends apartment.
In 1941, he had stated, "There is only one foe I should fully like to give my life against: Immobility." Notice that it is not sin that is his enemy, not moral evil, not even physical evils, only immobility, the great obstacle to Evolution! When reflecting that the Catholic Church in the U.S.A. was too stagnant, Teilhard had written to a friend that "a good dip into Marxism might start things moving again."
Chardin's Posthumous Influence
Despite condemnations and warnings from ecclesiastical authorities, Teilhard de Chardin did not ever really conform to the commands of the Church. He merely gave "lip service", similar to the little, quietly rebellious boy in school who externally seems to obey, while inside his heart throbs a determined rebel. He continued, without openly renouncing the Authority of the Church, to preach and write those erroneous and dangerous tenets which had been condemned by that Divine Authority. Through lectures and mimeographed copies he never ceased to disseminate what was condemned by the infallible Magisterium of the Church. Teilhard submissively signed every proposition Rome demanded of him, but all the while, as E. LeRoy testified, "He had not changed his ideas or his sense of mission in the slightest."
The Supreme Authority of the Holy Office, in a decree dated November 15, 1957, forbade the works of Chardin to be retained in Catholic libraries, including those of Religious Institutes. His books were not to be sold in Catholic bookshops and were not to be translated into other languages. Due to his own disobedient "precautions" however, in 1958 the works of Chardin were published in Spanish without previous ecclesiastical examination, and in direct defiance of the decrees of the Holy See. Within a relatively short time, his works had been translated into English and were being widely disseminated by his avid disciples, with horrendous consequences for the Church.
The rapid growth and widespread acceptance of Chardin's radical, evolutionary Humanism was almost incredible to behold. That Catholic priests and religious could even consider such blasphemous doctrines is a sobering reflection upon their diseased spiritual condition. Yet nothing could have prepared faithful Catholics for the appearance of the Chardinian specter in the place they would have least expected it: in sacred the Chair of Peter at Rome.
The frontal assault which the heresies of Chardin mounted upon the supernatural order were taken up with a calculated vengeance by the false pope, Giovanni Montini, from the very outset of his bogus election. His brazen Humanism is couched almost exclusively in the language of Teilhard, and is entirely too convincing to exculpate those "Catholics" who still refer to him as "pope" Paul VI. To the Council assembly on December 7, 1965, he proclaimed:
"The whole phenomenon of man, i.e., with the trapping of his innumerable appearances, is clothed standing before the council fathers Humanism has finally appeared in its terrible stature . The religion of God-made-Man (for such it is) meets the religion of man-made-God. What has happened? A clash? A fight? An anathema? That could've happened, but it didn't we too have, more than anyone else, the cult of man."
In his infamous address before the United Nations on October 4, 1965, Montini boldly attempted to lay the Spotless Bride of Christ before the feet of this sinister embodiment of mans revolution against God:
"The people turn towards the United Nations as to their last hope of concord and peace. We dare to bring here their tribute of honor and hope, together with our own.... What you proclaim here are the rights of man... We feel that you are interpreters of what is excellent in human wisdom, we would almost say its sacred character. For we are dealing, before all else, with the life of man, and this life is sacred."
There is no mention whatsoever in the false popes address of the rights of God or of His Church, which can alone give to men their true dignity and rights.
John Paul II, for his part, has ceaselessly declared his ardent devotion to the banal Humanism of Montini, acknowledging him to be his "true father"! At the Rome headquarters of the FAO on November 12, 1979, he declared:
"All of us, whatever our beliefs, subscribe fully to the idea that development is the new name of peace, and that all nations must be able to become, themselves, the artisans of their destiny. This Humanist vision you have proclaimed before the world is ours also."
It is almost incredible that men claiming to be "popes" have gone so far in identifying their Humanist vision with those of the world organizations which vehemently reject the rights of God and the rule of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King. This Humanist vision, condemned by all of the true Popes of the last two centuries, is a grave and profound attack upon the supernatural order, against the Catholic Faith, and against the saving Gospel of Our Divine Lord. It is from this pernicious core of Naturalism and Humanism that John Pauls (and papal imposter Ben16 -ED) heretical Ecumenism emanates, seeking to discover the divine in the blasphemous mutterings of every diabolical sect known to man.
Following in the Footsteps of Disobedience
Chardins deliberate subversion of the legitimate hierarchy of the Church is positive proofdecades too lateof the wisdom and clear vision of the great Pope St. Pius X, who recognized the impending spiritual catastrophe posed by Modernism, and courageously condemned this foul heresy. In so doing, he vigorously inveighed against the vice of pride manifested by priests such as Teilhard de Chardin, who were lacking in the most fundamental Christian virtue of allthe humility to submit their proud intellects and wills to the infallible teaching and governing Authority of the Church. Strip away all of the noxious rhetoric surrounding the Chardinian doctrine, and you find an independent, disobedient little priest, hopelessly convinced through his incurable pride that heand he aloneknows better than the Church, even Her Divinely appointed Hierarchy, and strives to propagate his fallacious opinions under the guise of an advanced scientific and theological learning.
In contrast, it was precisely to the vigilance of the hierarchical Apostolic teaching and governing Authority of true Catholic Bishops that Pope St. Pius X appealed to stem the rising tide of heresy. The stern words of the Supreme Pontiff serve as a fitting epitaph to the infamous career of that unfortunate priest, Teilhard de Chardin; and as a warning toor condemnation ofall those who would follow in his path:"We have already mentioned congresses and public gatherings as among the means used by the Modernists to propagate and defend their opinions. In the future, Bishops shall not permit congresses of priests except on very rare occasions. When they do permit them it shall only be on condition that matters appertaining to the Bishops or the Apostolic See be not treated in them, and that no resolutions or petitions be allowed that would imply a usurpation of sacred authority, and that absolutely nothing be said in them which savors of Modernism, Presbyterianism, or Laicism. At congresses of this kind, which can only be held after permission in writing has been obtained in due time and for each case, it shall not be lawful for priests of other dioceses to be present without the written permission of their Ordinary. Further, no priest must lose sight of the solemn recommendation of Leo XIII: Let priests hold as sacred the authority of their pastors; let them take it for certain that the sacerdotal ministry, if not exercised under the guidance of the Bishops, can never be either holy, or very fruitful, or worthy of respect. " (Pope Pius X, encyclical, Pascendi Dominici Gregis)
At a time when the sect of Vatican II and its "hierarchy" of false shepherds can be easily identified with the foul heresy condemned by the Holy Father, it is more imperative than ever that true traditional Catholic priests be directed by the Popes earnest admonition. Even more dangerous than the open heresies of the Vatican II sect, is the deceitful legacy of the beguiling Modernist master in the person of pseudo-traditionalist priests, following in his footsteps of pride, independence, and disobedience.
For we are taught by infallible Popes and Church Councils that the indefectible Survivor of all the storms which have ever broken against the Churchpast, present and to comeis the Apostolic Authority upon which Christ permanently established Her. Despite the universal loss of Faith evidenced by the Vatican II sect, we remain firmly convinced that the Spotless Bride of Christ cannot be deprived of that legitimate Apostolic Authority which our Blessed Redeemer promised would never fail. This essential attribute of the true Catholic Church still standsin the infallible decrees of the Popes and Councilsas the precise solution to the plethora of Modernist heresies now lamented by so many traditional Catholics. Indeed, could it be otherwise? Now that the storm of universal Apostasy has broken against His Spotless Bride, would our Divine Founder "suspend" His Presence in His Church, as if Her need of His Divine Authority had lessened? Of course not! His Promise remains true: "And behold I am with you all days, even to the consummation of the world." (Matt. 28:20)
We must beware of modern day "reformers" who annihilate the Apostolic Office of teaching and governing, not in so many words, but by deceitfully proclaiming a "temporary" lull in the Divine Promise. This absurd announcement is merely a new eruption of Chardinian Humanism, Rationalism, sinful independence, and disobedience. Yet this is the heretical origin of todays freelancing pseudo-traditionalist "bishops" and priests, unfettered by obedience, denying the existence of legitimate authority in order to more easily follow their own prideful opinions and self-will, to which they are indeed shackled. They prefer this vile servitude instead of the sweet yoke of Christ, of humble obedience to the Shepherds He has appointed over us.
More than ever before it is our obligation as true traditional Catholics, tiny remnant that we are, to pray most earnestly for the legitimate Successors of the Apostlestrue Catholic Bishops, possessing true Apostolic Authorityfew as they may be at present. For it is only through the presence of courageous and uncompromising Shepherds of the Flock, to whom the remnant clergy and laity yield humble and thorough obedience, that we can hope to avoid falling into the cesspool of deadly heresies crafted by the Luciferian pride, disobedience, and cunning of men such as Teilhard de Chardin.
Pray Unceasingly for the Liberty [Freedom] and Exultation of Holy Mother Church!
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