In Episode 11 of FAQ video series, we will examine the question: "What is the problem with Collegiality?"
The topic of Collegiality was one of the most important debates that took place during the Second Vatican Council which led to the flawed conciliar document, Lumen Gentium.
Collegiality concerns the governance of the Catholic Church, thus what authority each of its members possess. Christ Himself ordained the hierarchy of His Church, starting with the appointment of St. Peter as the first bishop and placing the first bishops (the Apostles) under his authority. Thus under the bishops are the priests and under the pastors are their flocks, the laity.
But the Modernist error of Collegiality destroys the traditional understanding of hierarchy by "democratizing" authority in the Church. All of this stems from Modernism, which places subjective truth above objective truth.
This Modernist revolution of authority in governing the Church has negatively poisoned every ecclesiastical institution—from the Vatican Curia, to the Episcopal Conferences, to the ubiquitous parish councils—and is one of the key factors of the continuing post-conciliar crisis.