By Bro. Michael Dimond, O.S.B.Introductory Note: * A Heretic is a baptized person who rejects an authoritative teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. A schismatic is a person who refuses communion with a true Pope or refuses communion with true Catholics. An apostate is a person who rejects the Christian faith completely. All heretics, schismatics and apostates sever themselves from the Catholic Church automatically (Pius XII, Mystici Corporis, June 29, 1943). Therefore, if one is a heretic he is not a Catholic (Pope Leo XIII, Satis Cognitum June 29, 1896). And most heretics convince themselves that they are not denying any dogma when they actually are. This page will be updated periodically. (All emphasis, such as bolding, underlining, and italicization is not necessarily that of the quoted author.) *This section of our website will deal with significant heresies taught by members of the Vatican II Church other than the Vatican II Antipopes.
The Vatican Commemorates the Muslim Fast of Ramadan
For the end of Ramadan, the Muslim fast, on the feast of ‘Id Al-Fitr 1431 H./2010 A.D., “Cardinal” Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, and “Archbishop” Pier Luigi Celata, Secretary, sent the following message to the Muslim Community on the theme ‘Christians and Muslims: Together in overcoming violence among the followers of different religions: “Dear Muslim Friends, I.‘Id Al-Fitr, which concludes Ramadan, presents, once again, a favorable occasion to convey to you the heartfelt wishes of serenity and joy on behalf of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Throughout this month, you have committed yourself to prayer, fasting, helping the neediest and strengthening relations of family and friendship. God will not fail to reward these efforts! I am delighted to note that believers of other religions, especially Christians, are spiritually close to you during these days, as is testified by the various friendly meetings which often lead to exchanges of a religious nature. It is pleasing to me also to think that this Message could be a positive contribution to your reflections… 5. There are important recommendations also given in the above mentioned text: to open our hearts to mutual forgiveness and reconciliation, for a peaceful and fruitful coexistence; to recognize what we have in common and to respect differences, as a basis for a culture of dialogue; to recognize and respect the dignity and the rights of each human being without any bias related to ethnicity or religious affiliation; necessity to promulgate just laws which guarantee the fundamental equality of all; to recall the importance of education towards respect, dialogue and fraternity in the various educational arenas: at home, in the school, in churches and mosques. Thus we will be able to oppose violence among followers of different religions and promote peace and harmony among the various religious communities. Teaching by religious leaders, as well as school books which present religions in an objective way, have, along with teaching in general, a decisive impact on the education and formation of younger generations. 6. I hope that these considerations, as well as the responses which they elicit within your communities, and with your Christian friends, will contribute to the continuation of a dialogue, growing in respect and serenity, upon which I call the blessings of God!”The apostate so-called “cardinal” of “the Catholic Church” states that God will reward Muslims for their prayers and fasting. He then states that Christians are “especially close” to Muslims during their “holy” season. He then says that we should respect differences and have no bias against what religious affiliation a person might have. This means that the so-called cardinal is promoting the heresy that Satanists or members of any religion whatsoever should have equal rights and be respected. This is total apostasy. ENDNOTES:  L’ Osservatore Romano, September 1, 2010, p. 8.
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