Why Jorge Bergoglio Is Not Pope – In Syllogistic Format

The public sin of manifest formal heresy per se separates the heretic from the Church.1
But Jorge Bergoglio has committed the public sin of manifest formal heresy.2
Therefore, Jorge Bergoglio is separated from the Church.

One who is separated from the Church is not a member of the Church.
But Jorge Bergoglio is separated from the Church.
Therefore, Jorge Bergoglio is not a member of the Church.

One who is not a member of the Church cannot be pope.
But Jorge Bergoglio is not a member of the Church.
Therefore, Jorge Bergoglio cannot be pope.


  1. Pope Pius XII taught in Mystici Corporis that heresy by its very nature severs a man from the Church.
  2. https://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/5983408/Open-Letter-to-the-Bishops-of-the-Catholic.pdf

1 thought on “Why Jorge Bergoglio Is Not Pope – In Syllogistic Format”

  1. I wish logic would work, but it does not. People ignore it or get angry, as though the laws of logic are only a word game, and not based on metaphysics.

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