Blessed Cdl. Newman: Is there a "Suspense of... [Pope Francis's] Petrine Magisterium"?

catholicmonitor.blogspot.com | 11/25/2016 | Fred Martinez
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Cardinal John Henry Newman expert Fr. John Hunwicke says:

"I suggest that Jorge Bergoglio's formal refusal to respond to the Five Dubia constituted a formal entry into a period of Temporary Suspense of the function of his Petrine Magisterium."

Hunwicke - Cardinal - Newman - Cessation - Magisterial

Hunwicke gets this from Cardinal Newman which means there is a temporary "cessation of the Magisterial teaching or office during a 'suspense.'"

Newman saw the Suspense of the Magisterium during the "Arian controversy, in which the great majority of the Bishops... including the Successor of S Peter, were either heretics or were cowed into silence" according to Hunwicke.

Newman - Expert - Arian - Pope - Bishops

The Newman expert by this means that the Arian compromised pope and bishops as well as Pope Francis and those who follow him into error "lost their function" temporarily, but not their papal or episcopal office as Sedevacantists would hold who claim that there hasn't been a pope since Pope Pius XII.

In the above article Hunwicke asks:

'suspense - Ministry - Bishops - Point - Religiosum

"During a 'suspense', does the episcopal ministry of those bishops who are heterodox on just one point still call for religiosum obsequium [religious submission or assent] on other matters?"

One of the greatest saints in history St. Athanasius gives us an answer to the question.

Athanasius - Arian - Bishops - Nail

Athanasius fought the Arian heretic bishops tooth and nail...
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