Skip to comments.Must See Homily Regarding Obama's Threat to our Religious Freedom
Posted on 03/07/2012 11:52:26 AM PST by mgist
Amazing YouTube video!
On February 5, 2012 Father Sammie Maletta delivered a Homily at St. John the Evangelist Parish in St. John, Indiana. This Homily addressed how President Obama is threatening our Religious Freedom and declaring war with the Catholic Church. Please take a few moments to listen. No one sums it up quite like Father Maletta.
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The bishops’ support for socialized medicine (provided there was a “conscience clause” included for the Church) was foolish. They were instrumental in foisting the “Death Care” bill on the country. Now that it’s obvious that they were double-crossed, they are finally waking up to the depravity that is Obama. Lesson learned.
Okay, the Bishops were lied to, and they were foolish. That said, show me where other faiths have acted more effectively, or even acted at all? This is something that affects ALL Judeo/Christian faiths and I haven’t seen any outrage that should be expected from all Chrtistian leaders. The Bishops have declared war. Real Catholics/Christians will support them.
I'll not support any more deals or compromises (or conscience clauses) which are intended to make the Death Care bill more palatable. Socialism in any form is not something "Real Catholics/Christians" should be supporting. The slippery slope is there for all to see.
Actually, the bishops opposed it, as you note, and this was a problem for its passage - a problem that has continued and intensified.
The core problem is allowing government in the charity business, and that is a Protestant and Catholic fault that goes back decades.
Our bishop supported it, as long as a conscience clause were to be included.
The core problem is allowing government in the charity business, and that is a Protestant and Catholic fault that goes back decades
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“I cannot believe! That you voted for this!” Great sermon, thanks for the post!
The USCCB opposed it.
In any case, it’s a good time to join together to fight it rather than be split.
there are some bishops that are also politicans...their job is to feed the flock, not play with politicans...too bad...
In any case, its a good time to join together to fight it rather than be split.
How? Unfortunately, it's a done deal now, unless the Supreme Court overturns it. And it was the willingness to embrace socialism in the form of "universal health care" that brought us to this point.
See the topic of this thread.
I don’t wish to continue a divisive discussion.
Helping the poor is embraced by socialism, that doesn’t make it wrong. Obamacare was always wrong, but not all Catholics including Bishops supported it. Once they realized that Obama told them a boldfaced lie, they had no doubt who Obama is, and they are willing to fight this monster that is our Federal Government. Regardless of all of that, it is not the Bishops fault that Obamacare passed.
Any Bishop who is a politician is a heretic, and would no longer be a Bishop. So this can’t possibly be true. Why do people make stuff up?
According to John Paul II it does.
Socialism considers the individual person simply as an element, a molecule within the social organism, so that the good of the individual is completely subordinated to the functioning of the socio-economic mechanism. Socialism likewise maintains that the good of the individual can be realized without reference to his free choice, to the unique and exclusive responsibility that he exercises in the face of good or evil. Man is thus reduced to a series of social relationships, and the concept of the person as the autonomous subject of moral decision disappears, the very subject whose decisions build the social order. [Centesimus annus]
"Regardless of all of that, it is not the Bishops fault that Obamacare passed".
Not completely, of course. But if we are concerned about "Obama's Threat to our Religious Freedom", it would behoove us to be absolutely clear about the underlying cause of the threat, and the circumstances that led up to it.
At this point there is no doubt whatt the underlying cause of the threat is. The Church has made it's opposition very clear. Since the media seems to be under total control of the father of deception, it is up to us to spread the word that we are in a tangible spiritual battle and the enemy has shown his face.
If you don’t think Bishops are also part politicans, your very naive....I’ll leave the judging of heretic to you. Of course no bishops were involved in the sex scandel that rocked the church. I once read that the floor of hell is paved with the skulls of bishops. But that was of course only an opinion. Why are some so blind to what happens in the church and has happened for hundreds of years...go back far enough in church history and such posts were bought and sold by the wealthy.....Read the history some time in the middle ages...
Heresy, is not a matter of my personal judgment, it is a formal process of dealing with servants of the church who are unfaithful to their vocations, and biblical teachings, "who is not with me, is against me". Luke 11. Both the church and people within it have fallen many times, but Hades has NEVER prevailed as Jesus promised. (Thank you Father for your infinite mercy) That is the history of our humanity. Those of us who follow Jesus understand this, forgive, and try to be better. No one is excempt from our fallen nature. Even you granny. May God bless and heal you.
thank you God has blessed me much in my life and may you also be blessed and healed....
Thank you so much. I feel the same. :)
No, the core problem is conflating socialism with charity. Coerced "charity" in the form of socialist redistribution only engenders resentment on the part of the "givers" and ingratitude on the part of the "receivers". True charity is an opening of the heart from which many graces flow to both parties. Redistribution by some remote governmental agency dispensing political favors is a forced opening of the wallet and provides no such benefits.
Historically the Church's temporal mission was in support of its larger supernatural one. Government bureaucracies are soulless and make no such pretense. The bishops made their deal with the devil a long time ago. But there has yet to be any sign that they are repenting their long-standing socialist leanings.