"This is the generation of the great LEVIATHAN, or rather, to speak more reverently of that mortal god, to which we own under the immortal God, our peace and defense." -Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan
A Roman realises that infallible Magisteriums themselves in need of interpreting are more or less worthless… something which I’ve been saying for sometime already.
Proph has posted an important post on the danger of a new “pastoral” Church practice that would contradict her witness on the indissolubility of marriage (more brazenly than our farcical annulment industry already does, that is). Like everyone else, I think it possible and even probable that this will happen. That is, I don’t think that God has given us any assurance that such an evil thing won’t happen.
There is then an important sense in which I don’t have faith in the Church, at least in that I don’t trust Rome to promote Roman Catholicism and discourage sin. However, before anybody tells me to get lost and become officially Protestant, consider the fact that no one believes anymore in the reliability of Rome in the way that seemed like the self-evidently Catholic position one hundred years ago. No one believes it for the very good reason that there is…
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