By the very nature of the bishop’s office he cannot be removed unjustly because he is free to use his native jurisdictional power to oppose an arbitrary and openly tyrannical act of the pope.
There is only one way to harmonize these passages which the inspired Evangelist has, with good reason, placed side by side.
"The power of the Pope over the Church… neither knows nor tolerates any limits."
The pope as legislator may change the canons, but always within the limits of natural and divine law.
This is a fundamental point of Catholic theology: the distinction between the hierarchy of order and that of jurisdiction.
Pope Pius broke about fifteen centuries of Tradition, an action which received criticism as “formalising the separation of Church and state.”
It is still better that he remain than for him to further enable the abuse of papal authority.
The only alternative is to let my brain turn into tapioca by becoming an Ockhamist, and declaring that the word “rite” has no intrinsic meaning at all.
When traditionalists insist that the products of last century’s Montinian tyranny are valid, we show more charity to our detractors than they do to us.
Pastor Aeternus gave us the limits of papal infallibility. It will be Francis—and also, to some degree, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul II, and Benedict XVI—who will provide the material for assessing the limits of papal fallibility.