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How can I talk my friend out of joining a schismatic branch of Catholicism?

8/4/2011

Question:

I have a friend who is flirting with a radical form of Catholic traditionalism. Sometimes he talks about modernist heretics taking over the magisterium and betraying Catholic tradition. He has canned arguments about things like religious freedom and dialogue, universalism, liturgical norms, and so forth. He says he can&#039;t be in schism since he&#039;s just clinging to Catholic tradition. What can I say to him? <br />

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