The Lateran Council…


…judges Francis’ idea on human suffering

  • If anyone does not confess that God the Word voluntarily suffered, let him be condemned

If anyone does not properly and truly confess in accordance with the Holy Fathers that God the Word himself […] was crucified in the flesh, voluntarily suffered for us […] let him be condemned. (Denzinger-Hünermann 502. The Lateran Synod, October 31, 649)

…judges Francis’ prayer in the ecumenical and interreligious Meeting in Sarajevo

  • If anyone does not confess three consubstantial subsistences, let him be condemned

If anyone does not confess properly and truly in accord with the holy Fathers that the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit [are a] Trinity in unity, and a unity in Trinity, that is, one God in three subsistences, consubstantial and of equal glory, one and the same Godhead, nature, substance, virtue, power, kingdom, authority, will, operation of the three, uncreated, without beginning, incomprehensible, immutable, creator and protector of all things, let him be condemned. (Denzinger-Hünermann 501.The Lateran Synod 649 AD, Canons condemning errors on the Trinity, can.1, October 31, 649)

…judges the act of seeking blessings from heretics and schismatics

  • Condemnation of those who do not reject heretics

If anyone according to the holy Fathers, harmoniously with us and likewise with the Faith, does not with mind and lips reject and anathematize all the most abominable heretics together with their impious writings even to one least portion, whom the holy Catholic and apostolic Church of God, that is, the holy and universal five Synods and likewise all the approved Fathers of the Church in harmony, rejects and anathematizes, we mean Sabellius, Arius, Eunomius, Macedonius, Apollinaris, Polemon, Eutyches, Dioscurus, Timothy Aelurus, Severus, Theodosius, Colluthus, Themistius, Paul of Samosata , Diodorus, Theodore, Nestorius, Theodulus the Persian, Origen, Didymus, Evagrius, and briefly all the remaining heretics, […] let such a person be condemned. (Denzinger-Hünermann 518-520. Lateran Council, Against the Monothelites, October 31, 649)

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