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PETITION: Support the filial correction of Pope Francis for 'propagating heresies'

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Expressing “profound grief” and “filial devotion,” 62 Catholic clergy and lay scholars from around the world have issued what they are calling a “Filial Correction” to Pope Francis for “propagating heresy.”

The Filial Correction, in the form of a 25-page letter, bears the signatures of Catholic academics, researchers, and scholars in various fields from twenty countries. They assert that Pope Francis has supported heretical positions about marriage, the moral life, and the Eucharist that are causing a host of “heresies and other errors” to spread throughout the Catholic Church.

The correction was delivered to the Pope at his Santa Marta residence on August 11, 2017. No similar action has taken place within the Catholic Church since the Middle Ages, when Pope John XXII was admonished for errors which he later recanted on his deathbed.

The signers are respectfully insisting that Pope Francis condemn the heresies that he has “directly or indirectly upheld,” and that he teach the truth of the Catholic faith in its integrity.

They say that they make “no judgment” about the Pope’s culpability in propagating the seven heresies they list. They add that it is not their task to “judge whether the sin of heresy has been committed” whereby a person “departs from the faith by doubting or denying some revealed truth with a full choice of the will.”

The letter was made public September 24, six weeks after the signers received no response from the Pope.

Add your voice to the clergy and lay scholars’ call by signing this petition.

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U.S. Bishop joins correction of Pope Francis for ‘propagating heresies’

Bishop Rene Gracida is encouraging Catholics to support the 'filial correction.'

Over 60 scholars correct Pope Francis for ‘propagating heresies’

No similar action has taken place within the Catholic Church since the Middle Ages.

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