We hear a lot of Catholics calling using official sounding Catholic words make their arguments or to impugn others, but do we all really understand what these terms mean?
I will try to explain, in the most basic terms possible, the meaning behind the modern uses of these words and how I think they might hit or miss the mark.
Sedevacantist. We hear this one a lot. The real definition is simple. Sedevacantists hold that, because modern (recent) Pope's have said or done things that seem to be in contradiction to the Tradition of the Church AND that Popes, by virtue of their infallibility, must be perfect in such matters, therefore these Popes must not really be Popes. Therefore,...READ MORE