Pat Archbold on the papal resignation: Catholic comboxes all over the internet are overflowing with rubbish written by well-meaning but woefully misinformed Catholics.

In the discussion following the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI and in the lead up to the conclave, the amount of misinformation, hyperbole, and un-Catholic nonsense being spewed on the internet has been staggering.

No, I write not about the silly season currently underway with the mainstream media or even progressive ‘Catholic’ publications.

No, I refer to the misinformation, hyperbole, and un-Catholic nonsense being spouted by well-meaning Catholics who think they treasure orthodoxy.

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  1. “…well-meaning Catholics who think they treasure orthodoxy.”

    It takes all kinds to make a Church including, unfortunately, this kind. At least they probably don’t take EJ Dionne seriously.

  2. Hey, the writer did not mention the BIG one going around….St Malachy’s Profecy of the Last Pope! This is the kingpin, which will decide “The End of the World,” NOT VATICAN APPROVED!
    In summary, The End will come, if the Concave (fallible men) pick an Italian Pope! The Cardinals choose “Petrus Romanus” 🙂 Bye Bye 🙂


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