This is one of the main problems with some Traditional Catholics. I found this statement by Pope Urban VIII on a Traditional web site and there is no proof of this statement below by this Pope. And even he he did say it, it’s just a private opinion. Has no doctrinal authority whatsoever. Joseph
PREFACE to Holy and Divine Love: The Remedy and The Triumph … it is better to believe than not to believe, for if you believe and it is proven true, you will be happy that you have believed, because our Holy Mother asked it. If you believe and it should be proven false, you will receive all the blessings as if it had been true, …
If you believe, and it should be proven false, you will receive all blessings as if it had been true, because you believed it to be true.” …for example as (and I paraphrase) Pope Urban VIII’s advice to Mr Gallileo that it would be better if HE did not believe? Matt Cunningham, Mother of God Forum kindly supplied the following:.