"By their fruits you shall know them".
A difficult 'principle' to operate in practice. Or is it?
It is well known that Blessed Paul VI discerned the smoke of Satan in the post-Conciliar Church. Does this give us carte blanche to condemn the Council?
The Bergoglian Church is riven with strife and hate-filled enmity; depending on your viewpoint, there are evil women and men obstructing the Spirit-filled initiatives of the Vicar of Christ, the Successor of S Peter; or alternatively, the corruptions of the World, the Flesh, and of Satan have infiltrated and perverted the very highest level of the Church Militant.
By their fruits ...
Whichever of those two options fits your personal view, a sombre jugement would seem to hang over this pontificate.
Perhaps this dominical maxim should not be brought into the arena of 'Church Politics' ... by either side.