By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.
Read more of Benedict XVI’s Recent Heresies
Benedict XVI’s March 10, 2012 Homily during celebration of Vespers with the Anglican “Primate” Rowan Williams and the “monks” of Camaldoli:
“I am delighted to be joined on this occasion by His Grace Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury… This Roman Camaldolese Monastery has developed with Canterbury and the Anglican Communion, especially since the Second Vatican Council, links that now qualify as traditional. Today, for the third time, the Bishop of Rome is meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury in the home of Saint Gregory the Great. And it is right that it should be so, because it was from this Monastery that Pope Gregory chose Augustine and his forty monks and sent them to bring the Gospel to the Angles, a little over 1,400 years ago. The constant presence of monks in this place, over such a long period, is already in itself a testimony of God’s faithfulness to his Church, which we are happy to be able to proclaim to the whole world. We hope that the sign of our presence here together in front of the holy altar, where Gregory himself celebrated the Eucharistic sacrifice, will remain not only as a reminder of our fraternal encounter, but also as a stimulus for all the faithful – both Catholic and Anglican – encouraging them, as they visit the glorious tombs of the holy Apostles and Martyrs in Rome, to renew their commitment to pray constantly…”
First, Benedict XVI utters a massive heresy by clearly identifying Anglicans as part of the Church. He does so by calling Anglicans “the faithful” (a term used for the members of the true Church) and by saying that the Anglican “Archbishop” (a heretic and schismatic) helps proclaim and represent “God’s faithfulness to his Church.”
Second, as he always does, Benedict XVI calls the Anglican layman Rowan Williams an “Archbishop.” This is blasphemy. According to the traditional teaching of the Catholic Church, Williams is not a bishop. This position was explicitly established by Pope Leo XIII in his infallible papal bull Apostolicae Curae, September 13, 1896. Pope Leo XIII made it clear that the Anglicans and the Anglican Church (which Rowan Williams now claims to be the head of) do not possess valid holy orders. Thus, Benedict XVI continually mocks the teaching of Pope Leo XIII and the centuries-old teaching of the Catholic Church on the invalidity of Anglican orders.
Those who have read the information on our website (and in our book) also know that the elements of the traditional rite of ordination which were removed by the Anglicans are the same elements Paul VI removed from the traditional rite of ordination when he promulgated the new rite of ordination on June 30, 1968. That renders the new rite of Paul VI invalid as well.
Benedict XVI’s March 17, 2012 Telegram expressing his condolences due to the death of “Pope” Shenouda III, Coptic “Orthodox” Patriarch of Alexandria:
“Learning with sadness of the passing away to God of our common Father, His Holiness Shenouda III, Patriarch of Alexandria and the See of St. Mark, I wish to express to the members of the Holy Synod, to the priests and to the faithful of the entire Patriarchate my sincere condolences and fraternal compassion. I remember with gratitude his commitment to Christian unity, his memorable visit to my Predecessor Pope Paul VI and their signing of the Joint Declaration of Faith in the Incarnation of the Son of God, on 10 May 1973 in Rome, as well as his meeting with Pope John II during the Great Jubilee of the Incarnation, 24 February 2000 in Cairo. I can say that the entire Catholic Church shares in the mourning of the Orthodox Copts, and I pray fervently, asking the One who is the Resurrection and the life to welcome to his house his faithful servant. May the God of all mercy receive him in his joy, peace and light.
Benedict PP. XVI” 
Benedict XVI declares the schismatic “Orthodox” church leader Shenouda III to have been his spiritual father. He even refers to him as “His Holiness.” Benedict XVI then declares that the schismatic leader was the legitimate ruler of the true Church in Alexandria, “the See of St. Mark.” Benedict XVI also says that the schismatic synod is “the Holy Synod” and that the schismatics are “the faithful.” Benedict XVI concludes his heretical and schismatic telegram by declaring that the deceased schismatic non-Catholic leader was a “faithful servant” who is worthy of Heaven. Benedict XVI makes this preposterous declaration about Shenouda despite the fact that Shenouda not only rejected the Catholic faith but led an entire group of schismatics. This is a total denial of the dogma Outside the Church There is No Salvation. If you believe that Benedict XVI is a Catholic, you can plan on spending eternity in the flames with him.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 14, 2012, pp. 3-4.
 L’ Osservatore Romano, March 21, 2012, p. 1
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