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Issue 8 | February 2020
Sorrowful Heart of Mary SSPX-MC
Dear Faithful Remnant,
“Let us firmly hold on to this doctrine [of the Social Kingship of Christ] and beware of the mirage of Pluralism! If the winds of History seem to be blowing right now in this direction, it is assuredly not the Breathing of the Divine Spirit, but indeed, rather, across two centuries of the work of undermining Christianity, it is the glacial wind of Liberalism and the Revolution!” – Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (They Have Uncrowned Him, Ch. XIX, “The Mirage of Pluralism,” p. 132).
Pluralism is defined as “a condition or system in which two or more states, groups, principles, sources of authority, etc. coexist.” Coexistence, Pluralism, Ecumenism are all part of these “glacial winds” of the Revolution, fathered by Satan.
What makes Pluralism so attractive? It emphasizes “unity in diversity, diversity in unity.” It has the angelic appearance of not getting “hung up” on divisiveness, but, rather, working positively together to build a better world, comradery, friendship, harmonious coordination between peoples, nations, and religions. This new mask with a clown-like smiley face fits the facade of the new religion of Pluralism, Coexistence, Indifferentism, or Ecumenism. Call it by its many titles, but it is truly the modern heresy!
Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, speaking on the unity in the Church said: “We want to be in perfect unity with the Holy Father, but in the unity of the Catholic Faith, because this is the only unity that can unite us! But not this sort of Ecumenical union, a sort of liberal Ecumenism, because I think this is what best defines modern tendencies and what we could almost express as the ‘modern heresy.’ As I had the occasion to say in Essen (Germany), I think that what best defines the whole crisis in the Church is really this liberal Ecumenical spirit, … liberal Ecumenism, such as is practiced by the present Church, and especially since Vatican II, necessarily carries true heresies!” (Conference of April 14, 1978).
So what is so wrong with friendly Coexistence, Pluralism, and “working together despite our differences”? The evil of Pluralism is that it places the truth on an equal level with error; Religious Pluralism puts the Catholic Truth on an equal level with false religions; including neo-Modernism: which is EQUIVALENT TO BETRAYING OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST! IT IS EQUIVALENT TO DENYING THE HOLY CATHOLIC FAITH! It is against the First Commandment!
This is why this burning fever, this new “coronavirus” of seeking “recognition from Modernist Rome,” this “new attitude” that Bp. Bernard Fellay introduced in 2012, of seeking a practical agreement with Modernist Rome, as was expressed in the July 14, 2012 General Chapter Statement: “We have determined and approved the necessary conditions (cf. the Six Conditions for the agreement with Rome!) for an eventual canonical normalization,” embraces Pluralism.
“Eventual” because, as Bp. Fellay said, there was too much resistance initially from within the priestly ranks, so it had to be a gradual normalization with Modernist Rome! For instance, there would indeed have been a world-wide reaction if the Pope granted jurisdiction for the three Sacraments in 2012 (marriage, confession, ordinations), but because it was gradually introduced through the years of 2015, 2016, and 2017, most fell asleep, and most hardly noticed.
Why is this practical agreement with Modernist Rome such an alarming subject anyway? …
Why? because it means:
1. Entrance into the Pluralist system of the Conciliar Church (“coexistence” with Modernists and Modernist liturgies).
2. The “bringing into line” or “recycling” (Archbishop Lefebvre's own term) of Traditional Catholics by the present leading authorities (e.g. imposed silence, doctrinal contamination, false obedience, etc.). “It is not the subjects that make the superiors but the superiors who make the subjects” (Archbishop Lefebvre, One Year after the Consecrations, Fideliter July-August 1989).
3. Contamination from the toxic environment of the Ecumenical Church of Vatican II (“Spiritual AIDS/HIV” as Archbishop Lefebvre called it). “It is clear that the only truth that exists today for the Vatican is the Conciliar truth, the 'Spirit of the Council', the 'Spirit of Assisi'. That is the truth of today. But we will have nothing to do with this, for anything in the world! ” (Archbishop Lefebvre, June 30, 1988, Episcopal Consecration Sermon ).
So we can reason like this:
Major: It is not permitted to enter into Religious Pluralism (1st Commandment) – that would be to deny the Faith.
Minor: However, an agreement with (or “recognition” from) Modernist Rome necessarily entails entry into Pluralism.
Conclusion: Therefore, it is not allowed to make an agreement with (or to seek “recognition” from) Modernist Rome.
From two necessary premises follows a necessary conclusion. Moreover, the conclusion remains universal: it is never permitted to make an agreement with (or seek "recognition" from) unconverted Rome. This, therefore, stands as a universal principle built on the Faith and not just a matter of “prudence.”
Archbishop Lefebvre insisted on this principle: “For them, there is not a question of abandoning the New Mass, on the contrary. That is obvious. That is why what can look like a concession is in reality merely a maneuver to separate us from the largest number of faithful possible. This is the perspective in which they seem to be always giving a little more and even going very far (e.g. Pope Francis granting jurisdiction to the SSPX for three Sacraments; Pope Benedict XVI’s “Motu Proprio;” and lifting the so-called excommunications in 2009). We must absolutely convince our faithful that it is nothing more than a maneuver, that it is dangerous to put oneself into the hands of Conciliar bishops and Modernist Rome. It is the greatest danger threatening our people!( One Year After the Consecrations , July-August 1989).
Again, let us summarize:
Major: It is never permissible to place oneself under (blind) obedience to a religious authority given to Modernism or Error.
Minor: However, a canonical solution given by a Modernist Pope would necessarily make us more dependent on a religious leader given to Modernism and Error.
Conclusion: Therefore, it is never allowed to accept a canonical solution given by a Modernist Pope.
Quite simply, the Pope and Rome must profess the Holy Catholic Faith!
In conclusion, we Catholics must simply hold the line of Archbishop Lefebvre. An agreement (or canonical solution) with Modernist Rome, would necessarily lead us, where? It would make us:
1. Abandon the fight for the Holy Faith;
2. it would necessarily put our Faith in danger, and;
3. would be a profession of Pluralism!
So when Archbishop Lefebvre insisted on “No agreement with Rome until Rome comes back to Tradition and professes again the Social Kingship of Our Lord Jesus Christ,” it is indeed a PRINCIPLE ! It is not just a "prudential" measure as was promoted by the Conciliar-SSPX leadership since 2012. It is indeed an unchanging PRINCIPLE!
The above principle is subordinate to this one: “It is never allowed to put oneself in obedience to an unfaithful religious leader promoting Modernism or heresy”; and to this other: “It is never allowed to profess Pluralism.” So, “no practical agreement until Rome professes the Catholic Faith and proclaims the Kingship of Christ” is a principle which explains why Archbishop Lefebvre opposed false canonical solutions, "recognitions," or agreements.
Since 2012, the priests and faithful of the Resistance have been badgered with "it's just a matter of prudence to seek a canonical solution with Modernist Rome." But Archbishop Lefebvre made it very clear that this matter is far above questions of prudence, it's a question of the Faith; it's firstly about the Faith! So in this light, the following words of Archbishop Lefebvre make this very point:
“When someone asks if we know when there will be an accord with Rome, my answer is simple: When Rome re-crowns Our Lord Jesus Christ! We cannot be in agreement with those who uncrown Our Lord! The day when they recognize once again, Our Lord as King of all people and nations, it will not be us with whom they have rejoined, but the Catholic Church, in which we dwell!”– Archbishop Lefebvre (Fideliter 1988, No. 68, p. 16)
Our Lady, Crusher of all heresies, hasten the hour of Thy Victory!
Dear little Flock, persevere in the Good Fight!
"Fight the good fight of the Faith. Lay hold on eternal Life!" I Timothy 6:12
In Christ the King,
Fr. David Hewko
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