Author Archives: Ron Conte

As a pure hypothetical: Was the Virgin Mary able to sin?

The Blessed Virgin Mary was preserved from original sin by a singular grace and privilege of God at her Immaculate Conception. She was conceived in the state of grace, and was unfallen in body and soul. Mary was also preserved … Continue reading

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Ask me about Pope Francis and the Schism

This post is for readers to ask me about the controversy over Pope Francis. I believe that a conservative schism is currently unfolding, and that it will get worse as time passes. Subsequently, under the next conservative Pope, many liberals … Continue reading

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Fr. Iannuzzi asks Can a Pope Become a Heretic?

Rev. Joseph L. Iannuzzi, STD, Ph.D. has written an in-depth article answering the question: Can a Pope Become a Heretic? [PDF file] Please download a copy and take the time to read it. Rev. Joseph Leo Iannuzzi is a doctoral … Continue reading

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That Conference on deposing the Pope

One of the co-organizers of the conference posted a lengthy comment on my previous article: A Conference called: The Deposition of the Pope. My reply is there. He argues that a Pope can be heretical, based on the opinions of … Continue reading

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Mexican Priest gives Abortifacient Contraception to Migrant Women

Well, it’s the “Nuns in the Congo” controversy, all over again. See the news report at the guardian: The priest helping women get birth control at US border: ‘Lesser of two evils’. “Though contraception is a venial sin in Catholic … Continue reading

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Ask Me About the Warning

The Pope has announced that he will go to Fatima on May 12th. So, in my eschatology, if 2017 is the year, then the Miracle occurs on the evening of May 11th, and there will be a permanent miraculous sign … Continue reading

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Nine Teachings Opposed to Heresy and Schism

1. The first condition of salvation is to maintain the rule of the true faith. And since that saying of our lord Jesus Christ, “You are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church,” (Mt 16:18) cannot fail … Continue reading

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What Happens AFTER a claimed removal of the Pope?

What would happen if a group of Catholics, including some Cardinals and Bishops, claim to have judged Pope Francis guilty of heresy, and claim to have removed him from the office of the Roman Pontiff? They might declare that his … Continue reading

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A Conference called: The Deposition of the Pope

A schism is being built up, brick by brick. A conference is scheduled for March 30 and 31 of 2017, in France, titled La déposition du pape, which means “The deposition of the Pope”. The claim implied by the title … Continue reading

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No Pope can commit the sin of Schism

On his blog, canon lawyer Dr. Ed Peters claims that, even as a pure hypothetical, no Pope can be in schism because it would be nonsensical for a Pope to not be submissive to his own authority, or to not … Continue reading


Why God specifically chose Pope Francis to lead the Church

Problem Previously, I wrote that The Catholic Church has a serious Heresy Problem. I have written on this topic many times. I have specifically pointed out teachings and teachers who were leading the faithful astray by various grave errors on … Continue reading

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Reaction of Pope Francis, if the Warning is Good Friday of 2017

The next possible date for the Warning of Garabandal is April 14th of 2017, Good Friday this very year. If the Warning is not this year, and that is a possibility, then it likely will not occur in the sometime … Continue reading

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My latest book, a novel, is now available

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The book is titled: Actress slash Criminal: a Berry Winter novel. It is presently available in Kindle format. The print edition should be available by the end of this week. The heroine of this novel is Berry Winter, who gained … Continue reading

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Cultural Fundamentalism is like Religious Fundamentalism

In general, religious fundamentalism has three main features: 1) oversimplification 2) dogmatization 3) villainization See my previous post on this topic: The Many Errors of Religious Fundamentalism. But modern culture has evolved into a pseudo-religion. It is also a religion … Continue reading

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What is the role of the Holy Spirit in papal elections?

Mirus’ View Over at, Jeff Mirus takes a dim view of the work of the Holy Spirit when the Cardinals of the universal Church gather to elect the next Vicar of Christ. His post, On the role of the … Continue reading

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Phil Lawler’s schismatic proclamation against Pope Francis

In his post, This Disastrous Papacy, Phil Lawler utterly condemns Pope Francis, as if he were one of the worst Popes in history. And his papacy has not even ended yet. Not only is Lawler not qualified to judge any … Continue reading

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Some atheists go to Heaven, some Catholics go to Hell

Is it better to be a good atheist, who loves his neighbor, than a bad Catholic, who sins gravely and does not repent? In some sense, yes, it is. Anyone, Catholic or otherwise, who commits an actual mortal sin and … Continue reading

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What if there is a “formal correction” of Pope Francis?

The terms most often used for this correction include “public correction”, “fraternal correction,” and “formal correction.” What form would such a correction take? Who would make the correction? What might it say? First, let me inform the reader that I … Continue reading

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Is Pope Francis the Valid Pope?

How can we know which person is a valid Pope, and which persons might be antipopes (a false claimant to the papacy)? The answer is simple and dogmatic: the Church is indefectible. Therefore, God’s providence and grace NEVER permits anyone … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Conservative Schism

I am teaching you the true Gospel: The Church is indefectible, and is founded on Peter and his successors as a house built upon a rock. Since the Church can never go astray, neither can Her head. For if the … Continue reading

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