Is Pope Francis a... .
The current debate in the Church regarding communion for the divorced and remarried is a trap. The Jesuit pope, intentionally or unintentionally, has given everyone enough rope with which to hang themselves, metaphorically speaking. Liberal-progressives who make their ancient heretical brethren seem like mere boy scouts have taken up the freedom offered by Pope Frances to promote the blessing of adultery much as one might find in some non-Catholic sects that permit divorced men and women to marry without benefit of a decree of nullity.
Pope Frances, by not curbing the exploitative and manipulative activity of various members of the Synod on the Family, has enabled ambitious men to expose themselves as enemies of the Church of Jesus Christ.
There is a continuum of faithfulness in the Church ranging from Catholic-in-name-only to martyr-for-the-Faith. Relatively few, it seems, have considered the thought that Pope Frances trusts those who are
- faithful and thus know a reigning pope cannot change doctrine and who are
- able to nuance the distinctions that necessarily must be made in anything a pope says and does. Perhaps Pope Francis is counting on the faithful to speak up and defend Church teaching while he exposes those who promote an agenda quite different from that of Jesus Christ and His Church.