Author Archives: Ron Conte

Fr. Zlatko Sudac: his role in the tribulation

In my eschatology, there is a future event, before or after World War 4, in which some of the faithful are given the Seal of the Living God. This exterior sign, usually on the forehead, will be accompanied by interior … Continue reading

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Are These Messages to Pedro Regis about Pope Francis?

Message 3276, June 2, 2010 “The day will come when an apparently good and just man will appear. He will deceive many people, for he will realize great prodigies. He will come from the southern hemisphere and many people will … Continue reading

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Q&A on Adam and Eve

1. Are we required to believe that Adam and Eve were two real historical persons? Yes. It is a dogma taught by the Council of Trent that original sin resulted from the personal sin of Adam, and, the teaching implies, … Continue reading

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Perfect Metaphor for Church Problems

Here is the story. A priest permitted an amateur to restore a 500 year old statue of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. The restorer painted over the fine ancient wood with neon paint, with all the skill of a kindergartner. What … Continue reading

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Theology Q&A (new, open)

I will keep the theology Q and As on this blog, along with some short posts. I’ve also invited another Catholic blogger to join me in posting here.

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Posting at new blog

I’m going to be posting at both blogs, here and at my new blog: I won’t be posting blurbs here for every post there. Ronald L Conte Jr

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Yes, God chooses the Pope

See my latest post: Does God Choose the Pope?. Spoiler alert. Yes, He does. I’ve removed my own comments here. See the full article at and please comment there.

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Eschatology: The Tribulation and the Schism

According to my research in biblical chronology, this spring in 2019 is the 2000th anniversary of the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The period from fall of 2015 to spring of 2019 represents the 2000th anniversary of … Continue reading

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Teaching New Doctrines

Dr. Ed Peters is teaching a new non-infallible doctrine, never before asserted by anyone, that Popes cannot teach new non-infallible doctrines, never before asserted by anyone. This implies that Peters has greater teaching authority than the See of Peter. Is … Continue reading


The Extent of Possible Papal Error

A Pope can err in matters of discipline, in decisions in how to run the Church and in judgments about particular persons and cases. The only limit, in regard to discipline, is that the Pope is prevented by God from … Continue reading

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Conservative Catholics are slowly abandoning the Faith

The topic of wifely obedience used to be one in which conservative Catholics held the traditional view. A wife should be subordinate, obedience, and submissive to her husband. This is not the worldly version of each of those words, but … Continue reading

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You have questions, I have answers. Ask.

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ROTFL at God

This past Sunday, the second reading was from Saint Paul: Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ. Wives should be subordinate to their husbands as to the Lord. For the husband is head of his wife just … Continue reading

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Abortifacient Contraception in Cases of Rape: Theory and Practice

In cases of rape, a woman or her healthcare provider may use contraception to prevent the conception of a child as a result of the rape. This use of contraception is indirect, and therefore not intrinsically evil. Contraception is immoral … Continue reading

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Do Infants who Die without Baptism go to Heaven directly?

As I’ve discussed previously, I can reach no other conclusion, given the current state of magisterial teaching, except that prenatals, infants, and young children who die without baptism receive eternal life in Heaven. But do they go directly to Heaven? … Continue reading

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Priests and the Mask of Holiness

I have an hypothesis that partially explains why some priests fall into grave sins, whether the sins are lust or greed or whatever else. I call it the Mask of Holiness. Many priests are Christians of ordinary even mediocre holiness. … Continue reading

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The Latest Q&A Post

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Catholic Hypocrisy on the Contraceptive Mandate

This issue was put on hold by the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. “In 2017, the Trump administration issued a ruling letting insurers and employers refuse to provide birth control if doing so went against their ‘religious beliefs’ or … Continue reading

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Can a faithful Catholic have sex with a Spouse who is using Contraception?

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