By Rama P. Coomaraswamy
Focusing on the post-Vatican II revisions of its teachings, this ebook tells the tale of the destruction of the Roman Catholic culture, a defining occasion of the 20th century.
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The cases of Popes Liberius, Honorius I, Pascal II, Sixtus V, and others were brought forth in an attempt to influence the Fathers against defining something the liberals claimed was both unnecessary and insane. Needless to say, they were supported in this by the secular press, by world leaders, and even by governments. 16 Unlike John XXIII, whose machinations in favor of the liberals at Vatican II will be detailed later, Pope Pius IX, aware of his responsibilities, did everything in his power to fulfill his obligations towards our divine Master.
Such a claim placed the infallibility of the Pope in doubt. During Vatican I furious debates were waged on the subject. The liberals were perfectly aware of the fact that if they voted for the definition of infallibility they would condemn themselves, but that if they voted against it, they would be denying a doctrine of the Church. ”15 One orthodox bishop, Anthony Claret—later canonized—was so distressed by these attempts that he died of a heart attack during the Conciliar debate. The cases of Popes Liberius, Honorius I, Pascal II, Sixtus V, and others were brought forth in an attempt to influence the Fathers against defining something the liberals claimed was both unnecessary and insane.
God gave us an intellect by means of which we can know truth from falsehood and right from wrong. Reason is normally the “handmaid” of the intellect, which means its function is that of ratiocination or discoursing from premises to conclusions. Truth does not depend on reason, but rather truth becomes explicit with the help of Reason. We do not say something is true because it is logical, but rather that it is logical because it is true. Reason must then feed on some sustenance, and this it gets from above or from below; above from intellection and Revelation; below from feelings and sense perceptions.
The Destruction of the Christian Tradition, Updated and Revised by Rama P. Coomaraswamy