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Vatican to begin tracking clergy and employees with RFID cards
examiner.com ^ | December 2, 2012 | Jake Jones

Posted on 12/06/2012 5:45:51 PM PST by haffast

We have learned today that the Vatican has decided to use an ID card that has a micro-chip device embedded inside the card that is capable of being used as a tracking device. This card will be given to clergy and employees. A source inside the Vatican acknowledged that they have been thinking about this for years, but declined to give any details of the discussions. The common name for such devices is RFID or Radio Frequency Identification devices.

The issuance of these devices will probably take place on or about Jan. 1, 2013. The Vatican sees the need for the tracking cards because of the conviction of a person for stealing the pontiff's private documents and leaking them to an Italian journalist in an “embarrassing security breach that rocked the Vatican earlier this year,” according to The Telegraph.

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Of course, the ID/Tracking Card that the Vatican plans to implement does not (necessarily) mean that this device is actually the “mark of the beast”, and certainly is not the number 666, but is does signify that the Vatican has taken a new track in the way of thinking for the Catholic Church. In other words, they are willing to take a chance on new devices that are questionable when it comes to the warnings of biblical prophecy.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 666; beast; catholic; mark; nwo; pope; rfid; tinfoilnutburgers; vatican
A while back I ran across a video of a promotion that Coke was doing in Israel:

FACEBOOK AND COCA COLA BEHIND RFID !

1 posted on 12/06/2012 5:45:59 PM PST by haffast
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To: haffast

How long before that piece of crap Obama and the democrat party implant a chip in all of us to track us? They’ve gotten away with a thousand liberty robbing actions that the media hasn’t reported so why wouldn’t they?


2 posted on 12/06/2012 5:49:05 PM PST by Democrat_media (limit government to 5000 words of laws. how to limit gov Quantify limited government ...)
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To: haffast

this is just a security system in a private facility fer cripesake. I swear half of FR goes nuts everytime science and technology posts are made.


3 posted on 12/06/2012 5:59:41 PM PST by bigbob
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To: bigbob

ybe they can just have the chip implanted in thier right hand or forehead.


4 posted on 12/06/2012 6:04:52 PM PST by Craftmore
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To: bigbob

But it’s just the beginning. You’ll see.


5 posted on 12/06/2012 6:07:07 PM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: bigbob
Emoters are incapable of thought.

Time to go swipe my badge so I can get into work.

6 posted on 12/06/2012 6:30:19 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: haffast

This is hysteria about nothing. The “chip” is not implanted. It’s simply an electronic card that they have to swipe at certain points, just the way you have to do in any business. Heck, even back in the 1990s you had to swipe a card to get into the rest rooms in most big office buildings in NYC.

This particular event was prompted by the thefts of Vatican documents by the Pope’s butler and other trusted personnel who were apparently allowed the run of the place, even offices that had no connection with their jobs. They then sold the “incriminating” stories to the press.

Some of the topics? The Pope is concerned that Islam is going to take over and was worried about admitting Turkey to the EU because it was a Muslim country moving in a more Islamist direction. Or he refused to let the Irish bishops investigate themselves for their negligence in their youth abuse scandals in Ireland.

Not exactly damning in my eyes, but the fact that somebody was going around looking for things that might give the press ammunition against the Pope, supposedly this person’s employer, might give the Vatican a little reason to tighten up procedures.


7 posted on 12/06/2012 6:55:04 PM PST by livius
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To: haffast

This is not the mark of the beast, silly. It’s a system for badging in and out of places that are supposed to be private. That may or may not work well as colleagues and even strangers commonly badge one another in.


8 posted on 12/06/2012 6:55:28 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: haffast
Vatican to begin tracking clergy and employees with RFID cards

Translation :
Vatican does not trusts it's own clergy and employees and views them as potential thieves


9 posted on 12/06/2012 7:18:51 PM PST by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: haffast

The Mark of The Pope ?


10 posted on 12/06/2012 7:25:41 PM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: PLMerite

>giggle<


11 posted on 12/06/2012 7:40:06 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: Lera

The butler did it. ;)


12 posted on 12/06/2012 7:41:29 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
That may or may not work well as colleagues and even strangers commonly badge one another in.

Maybe they considered one of the multi-biometric systems? If not, they'll learn.

Wonder what those cards will look like hanging around their necks?

13 posted on 12/06/2012 7:48:50 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: livius
Heck, even back in the 1990s you had to swipe a card to get into the rest rooms in most big office buildings in NYC.

Yet one more reason I stay out of NYC.

Did you see any irony in the Jewish kids putting "numbers" on their arms during the Coke/Facebook promotion? Cool huh!

14 posted on 12/06/2012 8:01:51 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

Maybe they’ll discreetly build them into personalized crucifixes... seems logical for the Vatican.


15 posted on 12/06/2012 8:01:54 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: haffast

Well in this case the numbers were to win prizes, not to get counted as lambs to the slaughter, but STILL... there shouldn’t have been a promotion asking kids to do that. It’s too creepy. Write them on cards maybe, but hell no I wouldn’t let my kid pen or paste a number on and I’m not even Jewish.


16 posted on 12/06/2012 8:04:29 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Lera
Vatican does not trust its own clergy and employees and views them as potential thieves

The Pope is well aware that the vast majority of his subordinates are not saints; some can be corrupted if enough money is offered. It is not a new aspect of the human nature.

17 posted on 12/06/2012 8:16:49 PM PST by Greysard (Marxist Law of Distribution of Wealth: Shortages will be divided equally among the peasants.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Maybe they’ll discreetly build them into personalized crucifixes... seems logical for the Vatican.

I think you might have discovered a niche market there fella. Might run out to the barn and cobble up something.


18 posted on 12/06/2012 8:26:48 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
It’s too creepy.

Pictures of bikini clad daughters whizzing around on the internet? Ain't happening. And in this pervo-world, pictures of a shirtless young son not happening either.

What happened to the simple life? I was so blissfully unaware.

19 posted on 12/06/2012 8:36:12 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

By entering in two innocent words on Google a couple days ago, one of the image results of Google was a picture clearly showing someone’s bare genitals, even visible in the thumbnail. So I hit the handy dandy report picture link (it was an obvious homo site). A couple of days later, the same words bring up... the same picture. (You don’t have to ask Google explicitly for images to get these little mini galleries several entries down from the top.)


20 posted on 12/06/2012 8:45:05 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You can get porn on your computer without even trying.


21 posted on 12/06/2012 8:49:45 PM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont

Here, just curious if more people than I get this.

Try (no quotes) redneck trucker.

There is a band by that name, which features the usual rural, country themed stuff you would expect, but I also got a pic of a fellow on the floor showing what only a dog should show. You’d think Google would get the hint about porn-rich sites and block them from normal searches (they have full porn options if one is really, truly curious).


22 posted on 12/06/2012 8:54:11 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck; thecodont

I took Chrome browsers off my machines (note their “rainbow” logo and what you do with your cursor) and use other search engines like Bing, Yahoo, etc

It Gets Better: Google Employees
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYLs4NCgvNU

Google Chrome: It Gets Better
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7skPnJOZYdA

Google’s Hypocritical Anti-Bully Pulpit
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/09/24/googles-hypocritical-anti-bullying-pulpit/


23 posted on 12/06/2012 9:22:02 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

Google is like the 500,000 lb. gorilla. Refusing what it really wants is difficult.

I don’t read too much into the multicolored Chrome logo. It could equally well be an oblique stylistic riff on Windows, which has long had multicolored panes. However my browser is Firefox.


24 posted on 12/06/2012 9:26:33 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Agree on gorilla.

Running FF also, for years. First impression of the Chrome logo for me was it was like a camera’s iris, eye, or space portal to WWW.

Bedtime for me. Catch you on the next thread. Goodnight!


25 posted on 12/06/2012 9:54:02 PM PST by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: narses; Pyro7480; NYer; Salvation

RFID tracking by the Vatican


26 posted on 12/06/2012 11:36:27 PM PST by Dajjal (Justice Robert Jackson was wrong -- the Constitution IS a suicide pact.)
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...

Catholic ping!


27 posted on 12/07/2012 6:50:51 AM PST by NYer ("Before I formed you in the womb I knew you." --Jeremiah 1:5)
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To: NYer

Great! Vatican and RFID. Can we put any more “pre-Trib” buzzwords in there, like maybe “anti-Christ” or “New World Order”, and really heat up this thread? < /sarc >

Sheesh. I’m surprised this hasn’t turned into an outright Catholic bash fest already.


28 posted on 12/07/2012 8:55:01 AM PST by FourtySeven (47)
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To: haffast

thanks for the link, it’s an eye opener.


29 posted on 12/07/2012 12:07:20 PM PST by Coleus
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