Cdl. Brandmüller: Is Holding on to the Truth “Traditionalist”?

Cdl. Brandmüller: Is Holding on to the Truth “Traditionalist”?

[Itaque fratres state et tenete traditiones quas didicistis sive per sermonem sive per epistulam nostram = Therefore, brethren, stand fast and hold the traditions which you have learned whether by word or by our epistle (2 Thessalonians 2:15)]

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, one of the four prelates who signed the Dubia regarding Amoris Laetitia, explained to the Italian newspaper Il Giornale (December 8) that Holy Mass and the Lutheran Supper are totally different.

But the interviewing journalist replied that these were “rigid positions” and “mumbles of the traditionalists”.

At this Brandmüller answered, “Regarding mumbling traditionalists I want to say: Am I one of them because I am convinced that the thesis of Pythagoras is still true?”

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One comment on “Cdl. Brandmüller: Is Holding on to the Truth “Traditionalist”?

  1. Reminds me of the late, great Canon Hesse’s comment about not wishing to be called a “traditionalist”, per se, but rather “simply a Catholic”.
    “Being” a “traditionalist” is itself implicit within “being Catholic”, a command handed down by St. Paul. ( “whether by word or in writing, hold fast to the traditions, etc. )

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