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Statement concerning the declaration of the Bishops of Kazakhstan

Post date:   2018-01-09
Autor:   BCP


Statement concerning the declaration of the Bishops of Kazakhstan


On 31 December 2017, Archbishop Tomasz Peta, Auxiliary Bishop Athanasius Schneider and the retired Archbishop Jan Pawel Lenga published a statement responding to Francis’ approval of pastoral guidelines issued by the Buenos Aires bishops which degrade Holy Communion and the sacrament of marriage.


The statement by the Kazakhstan bishops as well as the statement by four Cardinals against the Exhortation Amoris Laetitia, which was also opposed by a number of signatories of the “Correction”, are an appeal to Francis to correct his statements by which he undermines the dogmas of the Catholic Church.


The Dogmatic Bull of Paul IV protects the papacy against abuse. If a Pope has committed heresy, he is excommunicated from the Church under the Dogmatic Bull Cum Ex Apostolatus Officio and the Scriptures (Gal 1:8-9).


There is an essential question which every bishop and priest is confronted with now: Is Francis a valid Pope or not?

By reason of unity with heresy, Francis has excommunicated himself from the Mystical Body of Christ – the Church; ergo, he holds the papal office illegitimately and, according to the Dogmatic Bull, all his actions and enactments are without force! Every bishop and every priest is obliged in conscience to break both internal and external unity with the heretical Pope and to no longer mention his name in the Holy Mass. They will thus protect both themselves and the flock of Christ against God’s curse which is upon Francis.


+ Elijah

Patriarch of the Byzantine Catholic Patriarchate

+ Methodius OSBMr + Timothy OSBMr

Secretary Bishops

7 January 2018

Copies to:

The Vatican and Catholic Bishoprics


Download: Statement concerning the declaration of the Bishops of Kazakhstan (7/1/2018)