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Deacon Joseph Pasquella: An Orthodox Who Became A Catholic - The Journey Home

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkwyLB6uqlU

"Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic, at the insistence of his father, when he little. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church. His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."

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Alveus Lacuna said:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkwyLB6uqlU

"Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic, at the insistence of his father, when he little. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church. His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Romebrought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."

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sedevacantists, Palmarians, Pope Michael of Kansas, Call to Action...

that's what I think.
 

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I think I saw this a while ago.  I have to say, even though he feels that the authority of Peter rests solely in the bishop of Rome, he does not consider the Orthodox any less part of the Church.  So I am always confused by those who say that Petrine Primacy is important, but the Orthodox are also of the Catholic Church.
 

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Blast from the past!  My memory served me right  8)
 

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Christ is risen!
Alveus Lacuna said:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkwyLB6uqlU

"Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic, at the insistence of his father, when he little. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church. His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."

Whaddya think?

not much.
 

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ialmisry said:
Christ is risen!
Alveus Lacuna said:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkwyLB6uqlU

"Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic, at the insistence of his father, when he little. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church. His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."

Whaddya think?

not much.
Hate to laugh but I have seen this posted so many times on this forum. Its like a MEME now.  ;D
 

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Some people put other people on speed dial, Isa puts The Western Schism on speed dial.
 

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TheTrisagion said:
Some people put other people on speed dial, Isa puts The Western Schism on speed dial.
Are you there, Benedict XIII? It's me, Isa.
 

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Alveus Lacuna said:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkwyLB6uqlU

"Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic, at the insistence of his father, when he little. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church. His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."

Whaddya think?
Well, I'd be more concerned if there was a long line of Orthodox "returning" to Rome.  If he needed authority I guess Christ wasn't enough for him.
 

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Alveus Lacuna said:
His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
 

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Cyrillic said:
Alveus Lacuna said:
His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
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Cyrillic said:
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
On the one hand, what's the point of having supreme, universal ordinary jurisdiction if you can't or won't use it to clean up the Church when it needs it?

On the other hand, if you have to mandate tradition from on high, you've already lost.
 

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Cyrillic said:
Alveus Lacuna said:
His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
I would smugly agree with you, but unfortunately, I expect to see a day when Orthodoxy is similarly embroiled with such problems. Lord, have mercy!
 

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TheTrisagion said:
Cyrillic said:
Alveus Lacuna said:
His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
I would smugly agree with you, but unfortunately, I expect to see a day when Orthodoxy is similarly embroiled with such problems. Lord, have mercy!
Unlikely, but perhaps. I'm not being smug about it, I really do feel sorry for sincere RCs who have lost a great deal in the chaos of the last few decades, but my point was that all the authority of the Pope, which is apparently so necessary, hasn't been able to stop it to any meaningful degree, and has at times even furthered or ignored it.
 

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minasoliman said:
I think I saw this a while ago.  I have to say, even though he feels that the authority of Peter rests solely in the bishop of Rome, he does not consider the Orthodox any less part of the Church.  So I am always confused by those who say that Petrine Primacy is important, but the Orthodox are also of the Catholic Church.
Yes, life is full of paradoxes, apparent paradoxes, and all manner of other things that may confuse us.  God will sort it all out in His own time, I reckon. :)
 

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A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
 

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Pravoslavac said:
A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
Which Patriarch of Antioch? There's like 8 of them. And half of them are Catholics.
 

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Alveus Lacuna said:
Pravoslavac said:
A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
Which Patriarch of Antioch? There's like 8 of them. And half of them are Catholics.
His holiness John the X. 
 

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converted viking said:
Pravoslavac said:
A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
Please explain.

Viking
Patriarch of Antioch is direct successor of Apostle Peter, just like pope of Rome.

 

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Alveus Lacuna said:
Pravoslavac said:
A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
Which Patriarch of Antioch? There's like 8 of them. And half of them are Catholics.
Actually, we're all Catholics, and the Vatican's wannabes don't count.
 

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TheTrisagion said:
Some people put other people on speed dial, Isa puts The Western Schism on speed dial.
stick with the tried and true.
 
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Pravoslavac said:
converted viking said:
Pravoslavac said:
A need for Peter's authority? And this Peter is the guy who claims to be infallible and Vicar of Christ? I mean, seriously. I wonder when is Patriarch of Antioch going to claim his place in these papal claims. xD
Please explain.

Viking
Patriarch of Antioch is direct successor of Apostle Peter, just like pope of Rome.
Ahhh Yes.  Now I understand.  I don't think we have to worry about him making himself into a pope.    A joke from you I think.

Viking
 

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TheTrisagion said:
Cyrillic said:
Alveus Lacuna said:
His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter as it is exercised through his successor the Bishop of Rome brought his to full-communion with the Catholic Church where he was ordained a deacon."
How's that authority been working out for the last few decades? The RCC has been engulfed in liturgical and doctrinal chaos for decades, dissidents are everywhere, there is open war between liberals and trads within dioceses, messages from Rome are conflicting, radical priests and bishops are being, or have been, condoned. The list goes on and on.
I would smugly agree with you, but unfortunately, I expect to see a day when Orthodoxy is similarly embroiled with such problems. Lord, have mercy!
qawe said:
http://smsv.ca
Coptic priest teaches heresy and proclaims a FULL unity of FAITH with Evangelical Protestants: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4sRZXYN7_Fo#t=5725

Honourable Coptic bishop exposes this heresy:
"This teaching about the ‘unity of diversity’ will not establish unity but on the contrary, will establish schisms and offenses.
These individuals do not serve the Lord Jesus Christ.
They are misleading and deceptive.
We must expose them
."
http://returntoorthodoxy.com/bishop-youssef-true-christian-unity/

This same priest was inexplicably 'invited' to lead a delegation just a few days ago to address the Pope, >10 bishops and 100s of clergy at a conference that is supposed to decide the future of the Coptic Church in the Land of Immigration.


http://stsachurch.org
By his own admission: "Fr. Anthony doesn’t exactly fit the mold of what you’d expect from an Orthodox priest"
http://stsachurch.org/who-we-are/about-our-priest/


Looks like they accidentally left the word 'Orthodox' out of their logo!
 

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Alveus Lacuna said:
ialmisry said:
Actually, we're all Catholics, and the Vatican's wannabes don't count.
Yep, just a billion poseurs worldwide.  ::)
truth does not depend on polling, and a popular error errs still.
 
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