The Prophecies of Blessed Elizabeth Canori Mora
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(03-05-2014, 12:12 AM)Geremia Wrote:
(03-05-2014, 12:05 AM)DJR Wrote: Would those saintly souls include Padre Pio, who acknowledged Pope Paul VI as pope in, not one, but two letters, the contents of which are available to this very day?

How about Sister Lucia dos Santos, who acknowledged Pope Paul VI as the pope and even attended his Mass during the pope's 1967 trip to Fatima?  Not to mention her acknowledgment of Pope John Paul II as pope.

Should we trust their judgment on the question of who is a legitimate pope, more than our own?  Do sedevacantists trust the judgment of those two saintly souls on the matter? 
Obviously not
Then I take it that, either this statement of yours isn't always accurate, "Yes, but saintly souls are certainly to be trusted more than ourselves," or sedevacantists don't consider Padre Pio and Sister Lucia dos Santos to be saintly souls.

And if the statement is not accurate in regard to Padre Pio, then it may not be accurate in regard to alleged prophecies from centuries ago either.
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(03-05-2014, 12:11 AM)Geremia Wrote:
(03-04-2014, 11:55 PM)triumphguy Wrote:
(03-04-2014, 11:48 PM)Geremia Wrote:
(03-04-2014, 11:21 PM)triumphguy Wrote:
(03-04-2014, 10:32 PM)Geremia Wrote:
(03-04-2014, 09:35 PM)triumphguy Wrote: We do know that Revelation ended with John the Evangelist?
Public revelation, yes
(03-04-2014, 09:35 PM)triumphguy Wrote: And that visions are not canonized even if the visionary is.
Yes, but it shows that there are saintly souls who believe, like some sedevacantists today, that the miraculous election of a pope is possible.

And, that like sede vacantists, even saintly souls can be mistaken.
Yes, but saintly souls are certainly to be trusted more than ourselves.

Trusted more than Church teaching?
No, we are not Church teaching…
(03-04-2014, 11:55 PM)triumphguy Wrote: Jesus never promised that we would have sin free, or even intelligent Popes, when he gave Peter the Keys to the Kingdom.
But Catholics must not a priori dismiss private revelations that do not contradict Church teaching.

Nor are we bound to believe them even when they are not contrary to church teaching.
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