With John Lane and Louie Verrecchio
A history of the crisis in the Catholic Church. The traditional reaction to the changes in the Church. The schism of Paul VI. The innocence of the traditionalists. How the traditional chapels were founded. The origins of the Society of St. Pius X. Obedience and the rule of law. The tyranny of the Concilarists. Effects of the crisis on East and West. The impossibility of obeying heretics. Sedevacantism as an explanation of the crisis.
History of sedevacantism: Patrick Henry Omlor, Guerard des Lauriers, William Morgan, Bishop Donald Sanborn, and Fr. Anthony Cekada. Moderate sedevacantism. Authority of theology manuals. Sacred Theology the scientific expression of the Catholic Faith. The living magisterium. Infallibility. Fr. Pagliarani's condemnation of the New Mass. Msgr. Fenton on the Mass as The Act of the Mystical Body. Recognize and Resist. Abp. Lefebvre. "Una cum" Masses. Unity of the Church. Law.
The papacy as supreme authority. Romano Amerio on the renunciation of authority. Refusing to govern by law is refusing to be pope. Infallibility of the magisterium. The rule of faith. Universal recognition. True adherence. The Passion of the Mystical Body.
Church-State relations. Indefectibility of the local Church of Rome. Visibility of the Church. Archbishop Lefebvre's position. Continuity of the hierarchy. Supplied jurisdiction.
Where is the Church? The validity or invalidity of the new sacramental rites.
[Note: Mr Lane mentions Marsilius of Padua; he was actually referring to Joachim of Fiore].
Private judgement. The reality of human nature. Man's ability to judge. The requirement to judge and reject supposed human laws that are contrary to divine law. Subjectivism. The visible unity of the Church.
How a pope may be elected without cardinals. The Church always possesses the capacity to provide herself with a visible head. Definition of heresy. How heresy may be known.
Membership in the Church. Visibility of membership.
Answering viewers' questions. The "una cum" controversy. Fraternity of St. Peter. Doubtful sacraments. Did the New Mass come from the Church? Difference between lawfulness and validity. The Church does not lead people to hell.
More questions from viewers. More on membership in the Church. Conciliarists' ideas on membership in the Church. The four marks of the Church. The mark of unity. Visibility of the four marks.
Where is the Church? Passage about the eclipse of the Church from a 1901 book entitled "The Divine Plan of the Church." The magisterium, when can it be said to be exercised and when not, the limits of infallibility, the infallible safety of the magisterium even when not settling a question definitively, various historical cases of papal error and the reaction of the Church, Liberius, Pascal II, John XXII, Honorius. The true meaning of perpetual succession. Long-term vacancy of the Holy See.
The "firm mental assent" due to non-infallible doctrinal instruction. Various "Catholic" and traditionalist positions on the crisis.
The Arian Crisis. Constantius II. Pope Liberius.
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