Barnhardt, Dockerty & Mazza: How Benedict has defeated Francis

This is an audio file. In this 1.5 hour program, Ann Barnhardt, Mark Dockerty and Dr. Mazza talk a second time on the Question of Pope Benedict’s Resignation. While they speak on the assumption that a Pope can legitimately separate the Papal Office from the Office of the Bishop of Rome, against which I present … Continue reading Barnhardt, Dockerty & Mazza: How Benedict has defeated Francis

Dr. Mazza speaks with Dr. Taylor on Benedict’s status as Pope

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo This is an interesting and informative discussion, but inasmuch as it does not address canon 17 or canon 188, it presents no clear conclusion, which only comes from the determination of Canon Law, since the question of what Pope Benedict XVI’s Declaratio effects or means is formally a canonical one. However, … Continue reading Dr. Mazza speaks with Dr. Taylor on Benedict’s status as Pope

Steven O’Reilly’s Theory of Meta-Signification

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo The recent discussions that Dr. Edward Mazza had with Dr. Taylor Marshall and Ann Barnhardt and Mark Docherty have pricked the “Bergoglio is certainly the Pope” Apologist, Steven O’Reilly, to expound a novel theory of verbal signification. He propounds this in part II of his rebuttal of Dr. Mazza’s conjecture that … Continue reading Steven O’Reilly’s Theory of Meta-Signification

That it is heresy to say that the Papal Primacy can be separated from the Bishopric of Rome

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo Heresy is a denial of revealed truth. So, the title of this article, since it runs contrary to opinions cited by Dr. Mazza in his recent discussions with Dr. Taylor Marshall and Anne Barnhardt/Mark Docherty, I will lay it out in simple form, without a discussion, to allow you to look … Continue reading That it is heresy to say that the Papal Primacy can be separated from the Bishopric of Rome

LifeSite news, on the threshold of returning to Pope Benedict XVI

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo Following my article yesterday, on May, 6, 2020, which sustained that Peter Seewald’s new Biography of Pope Benedict XVI demonstrated that Benedict XVI is still the pope, because his renunciation was vitiated by substantial error, LifeSite News published a very fine article by Maike Hickson, entitled, “Pope Benedict: I resigned but … Continue reading LifeSite news, on the threshold of returning to Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI knew what he was doing, and knows he remains the Vicar of Jesus Christ

This is a reblog of the article which is originally entitled, An answer to why Benedict resigned the ministerium not the munus by Br. Alexis Bugnolo The question has been raised for more than 7 years and numerous scholars have studied it and attempted to answer. The first was Father Stefano Violi, a canonist at … Continue reading Pope Benedict XVI knew what he was doing, and knows he remains the Vicar of Jesus Christ

An answer to why Benedict resigned the ministerium not the munus

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo The question has been raised for more than 7 years and numerous scholars have studied it and attempted to answer. The first was Father Stefano Violi, a canonist at the faculty of Lugano. Then, there was Antonio Socci who wrote numerous books on the matter. Then there was Ann Barnhardt who … Continue reading An answer to why Benedict resigned the ministerium not the munus

Resigned to the Papacy: Does Benedict still claim he is Pope?

At the request of the author, who was cited incompletely in Edward Pentin’s report, yesterday, FromRome.Info publishes the full essay with its original title by Dr. Edmund J. Mazza Ph.D. Medieval History It’s a safe bet that even if seventy-three-year-old President Trump’s physical stamina suddenly caved, he would still seek re-election rather than allow his … Continue reading Resigned to the Papacy: Does Benedict still claim he is Pope?

The Grandfather of the St. Gallen Mafia

The House of Rampolla del Tindaro AND ITS TIES TO THE AMAZON by Br. Alexis Bugnolo As I continue my series of investigations into episcopal lineages and what they imply as regards factions among the Cardinals and Bishops of today, I cannot omit the most important for this investigation: the House of Rampolla del Tindaro, … Continue reading The Grandfather of the St. Gallen Mafia

An Index to Pope Benedict’s Renunciation

So much has been written about Pope Benedict’s renunciation of Feb. 11, 2013, that it is easy to forget or miss important articles. Since a lot of visitors who come to The From Rome Blog want to read about Benedict’s renunciation, it is helpful to have in one post, a list of all the Articles … Continue reading An Index to Pope Benedict’s Renunciation