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Archbishop prays while topless gay activists shout curses and douse him with water
Life Site ^ | John-Henry Westen

Posted on 04/26/2013 5:23:12 PM PDT by Morgana

BRUSSELS, April 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an astonshing display of gentleness in the face of a vile attack, the head of the Catholic Church in Belgium, Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, remained calmly seated with eyes closed in prayer Tuesday as four topless women attacked him with shouts and curses and doused him with water.

It’s not the first time the bishop has been attacked for standing up for the Church’s teachings on homosexuality and expressing his concern for those who live the homosexual lifestyle.

The incident took place at the ULB University in Brussels where the archbishop was participating in a debate on blasphemy laws.

The four women, representing the pro-abortion and homosexual group FEMEN, took to the stage where they disrobed to reveal black-painted slogans on their bare chests and backs, such as ‘my body my rules,’ and 'anus dei is coming.' They also held signs reading ‘stop homophobia’. The women doused the archbishop with water from bottles formed in the image of the Virgin Mary.

(More photos here. Warning: uncensored)

For most of the attack, which lasted a number of minutes before the women could be forced off stage, Archbishop Leonard sat drenched with water with eyes closed in prayer. After the ordeal, the archbishop kissed the image of the Virgin Mary on one of the water bottles that was used in the attack. Le Soir reports that one of the interveners said of the archbishop: “He was very calm and maintained a position of prayer. I have to believe he was praying for us.” Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard kisses one of the bottles that was used to douse him with water by the gay activists. The bottles were in the shape of the Virgin Mary.

According to FEMEN, Tuesday’s attack was spurred by an interview three weeks ago where Archbishop Leonard said that when speaking to Christians who are inclined to homosexuality he suggests celibacy, as is required for all single persons.

Already in 2007, as Bishop of Namur, Archbishop Leonard was accused of an offence against the Belgian anti-racism act for calling homosexual acts “abnormal”. In 2008 he was cleared of homophobia charges after appearing in court.

In 2010, as the new archbishop of Brussels, the archbishop was targeted by homosexualist groups, and condemned by the country’s prime minister, after he said that AIDS is a consequence of risky sexual behavior, including homosexual sexual activity.

Also in 2010 he was attacked at his Cathedral by a man who shoved a cherry pie in the archbishop’s face. Again in 2011, homosexual activists at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve near Brussels threw a custard pie in the archbishop’s face.

Archbishop Leonard has been a great supporter for the pro-life movement in Belgium, speaking at their inaugural March for Life in 2010.


TOPICS: Catholic; General Discusssion
KEYWORDS: alqueerda; belgium; catholic; catholicchurch; demonic; femen; gaystapo; hatecrime; homofascists; homosexualagenda; lefthate; lesbonaziagenda; lesbonazis; napl; sodomhusseinobama; terrorism; tolerantleft
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1 posted on 04/26/2013 5:23:12 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana
Aaahhhh.... Satan's spawns!

BTW, isn't what they did "assault", not to mention trespassing? The article I read does not say if they were arrested. The church should file charges.

2 posted on 04/26/2013 5:28:10 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Morgana

Please tell me Meghan McCain wasn’t one of them.


3 posted on 04/26/2013 5:29:13 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Morgana

May the Lord Bless and Watch Over Archbishop Leonard.


4 posted on 04/26/2013 5:29:27 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Morgana
Looks like they need a little more gym time. Disgusting in so many ways.

Liberals are so tolerant.  photo archbishop_attack-640x360_zps3278d0c8.jpg

5 posted on 04/26/2013 5:29:38 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: jeffc
...Archbishop Leonard was accused of an offence against the Belgian anti-racism act for calling homosexual acts “abnormal”...

Homos are a race in Belgium?

6 posted on 04/26/2013 5:29:54 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Morgana

Maybe now people can understand that in the days when normals were strong these assailants were burned at the stake.


7 posted on 04/26/2013 5:31:18 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: FatherofFive

Looks like a Hate Crime to me.


8 posted on 04/26/2013 5:31:57 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Morgana

Amazing example of Christian reaction to violence. God bless Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard.


9 posted on 04/26/2013 5:33:41 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: FatherofFive

the guy at the wall has the right idea, if you aren’t going to exorcise these women. the demons are leaving the building, one way or another.


10 posted on 04/26/2013 5:34:25 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: FatherofFive

And of course, the obligatory sign with “Homophobia” on it.

Look at the picture.

Which side conveys control and balance and which side conveys a manic state based upon abnormal psychology?


11 posted on 04/26/2013 5:34:57 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS
from "...were..." to "...would be.."

Maybe these insults and attacks will instruct people that the type on nonsense exhibited in the main article is the reason perverts and Third World incompetents were at one time controlled. They cannot control themselves why should they not suffer external control?

12 posted on 04/26/2013 5:36:37 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: Morgana
1 Corinthians 6:18 – ”Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.”

Leviticus 18:22-- homosexuality is an abomination.

13 posted on 04/26/2013 5:40:16 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Morgana

This is horrible. This should be news on conservative talk radio but will it be? Could you imagine a bunch of Christians/Conservatives storming a gay event in such a way and it not be news?


14 posted on 04/26/2013 5:42:36 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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To: FatherofFive; Chode

I think they need to spend some time in the nervous hospital. In the old days if people did stuff like this that is where they were sent.


15 posted on 04/26/2013 5:45:21 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
> Please tell me Meghan McCain wasn’t one of them.

Incredible as this may seem, they were so ugly that our dear Meghan would have looked like a Playboy model by comparison.

16 posted on 04/26/2013 5:50:25 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Morgana

The archbishop needs younger bouncers. This could have been stopped in seconds.


17 posted on 04/26/2013 5:50:53 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: Slings and Arrows
This may qualify for the NAPL because of the weirdness, hard to say. If you follow the link to the original article with uncensored photos you'll see what I mean. CAUTION: NSFW
18 posted on 04/26/2013 5:56:40 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
and which side conveys a manic state based upon abnormal psychology?

Liberalism is a mental disorder.

19 posted on 04/26/2013 5:57:14 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: FatherofFive

I like the guy in the background, though, giving the one trollop a kick in the pants.


20 posted on 04/26/2013 6:02:12 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: mlizzy
"The archbishop needs younger bouncers." He also needs female ones. I don't like a male striking a woman even if they are being un-lady like. Get a few chicks like this to handle these things. Frau Farbissina photo: Frau Farbissina 225px-Frau_Farbissina_APIMOM.jpg
21 posted on 04/26/2013 6:04:11 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Haha, I saw that guy. Nice work! He’s like the Catholic Liam Neeson.


22 posted on 04/26/2013 6:11:40 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Morgana

Thanks for posting. This is horrible. This should be on FRs frontpage.


23 posted on 04/26/2013 6:12:27 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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To: FatherofFive

“If you are persecuted, remember that I was persecuted before you.”


24 posted on 04/26/2013 6:13:08 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Maelstorm

Good grief - I’d close my eyes too!!


26 posted on 04/26/2013 6:21:34 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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To: Morgana

There is that age kids go through where they think that they are smarter than everyone else. They take off their clothes and become real pains in the ass.


27 posted on 04/26/2013 6:22:33 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: Morgana

Hahaha... Well, regardless of gender, they don’t need to strike. Just throw a big tarp over them and haul them away.


28 posted on 04/26/2013 6:23:44 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: I cannot think of a name

I agree. :-)


29 posted on 04/26/2013 6:28:29 PM PDT by Maelstorm (This country wasn't founded with the battle cry "Give me liberty or give me a govt check!")
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To: Morgana
If you want to see hate, look at the faces of these "women". These sodomites are heterophobes.
30 posted on 04/26/2013 6:38:15 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: windsorknot

yep, another example of “...not like the movies.”


31 posted on 04/26/2013 6:54:58 PM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: windsorknot

yep, another example of “...not like the movies.”


32 posted on 04/26/2013 6:54:59 PM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: Maelstorm
I had decided to NOT post an uncensored photo... I'm surprised yours wasn't pulled but I guess the mods are feeling generous.

My quandary wasn't so much whether to post it ... it was whether to strike out their breasts, or their faces.

The breasts are just breasts, nothing wrong with that. But those faces!?! Horrible....

33 posted on 04/26/2013 7:04:45 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Maelstorm

How many laws were broken here? Don’t they have laws in Belgium against defiling a regligious house? They must have but I guess they now consider that archaic. What about disturbing a religious meeting? What about disturbing the peace? What about assault? What about disturbing the peace? Don’t they have laws in Belgium and why doesn’t the church demand that their rights be protected? Turn the other cheek isn’t working here. The demon left want us to silently give up any legal rights we may have in our respective countries. We didn’t have rights when the Romans threw us to the lions, but now we do have rights and we must demand them while we still have them. Do not go gentle into that good night.

Oh, by the way ISN’T THIS A HATE CRIME!!


34 posted on 04/26/2013 7:34:28 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: windsorknot

Note that all of these she-wolves are uglier than sin. I’d keep my eyes closed just to keep the vision of their sour puss countenances away from my poor eyes.


35 posted on 04/26/2013 7:40:54 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Morgana

Protestant says, well done sir, just the right response in my opinion.

(except the kissing Mary part. . .) - but so pleased to see his godly behavior during the assault.

And it was a sexual assault.


36 posted on 04/26/2013 8:03:20 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: FatherofFive

She shaves her head, but not her underarms...On another note, I’m all for these women protesting rape, sharia and forced marriage, but it seems they only go for soft targets.


37 posted on 04/26/2013 8:11:06 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: FatherofFive

I go back and forth on that, but am tending toward agreement.

What can’t be denied is that those who support liberalism back themselves into a corner with logical fallacies and then end up attacking their opponents, who are trouncing them with logic, fact, and history, with either logical fallacies or, as we see in this story, with physical violence.


38 posted on 04/26/2013 8:15:30 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Morgana
sent somewhere...
39 posted on 04/26/2013 8:18:44 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Maelstorm
Here's an uncensored pic.

Interesting that the one in the middle happens to have "enhancement" implant scars.


40 posted on 04/26/2013 8:24:47 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Morgana
Already in 2007, as Bishop of Namur, Archbishop Leonard was accused of an offence against the Belgian anti-racism act for calling homosexual acts “abnormal”. In 2008 he was cleared of homophobia charges after appearing in court. In 2010, as the new archbishop of Brussels, the archbishop was targeted by homosexualist groups, and condemned by the country’s prime minister, after he said that AIDS is a consequence of risky sexual behavior, including homosexual sexual activity.

Charged with the crime of homophobia and for stating the obvious truth that AIDS is a consequence of risky sexual behavior...sigh...coming soon to our country as we become more "progressive". Before long, it will be punishable by fines and/or imprisonment to say God calls homosexual acts sin and an abomination. Christians will not be permitted to own Bibles where such sections have not been redacted! We may soon see what real persecution is all about and it won't be pie and water thrown at us.

41 posted on 04/26/2013 8:57:53 PM PDT by boatbums (God is ready to assume full responsibility for the life wholly yielded to Him.)
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To: Morgana

Why are their signs and body writings in English?

Hmmmmmm......


42 posted on 04/26/2013 9:18:42 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: dayglored; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Where those idiots are going, they'll wish someone was pouring water on them.


43 posted on 04/26/2013 9:54:30 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Morgana

“Dear Lord, please, just this once.....do like You did for Elijah and Elisha....I won’t ever ask for anything else.....”


44 posted on 04/26/2013 10:11:10 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: dayglored; Slings and Arrows; humblegunner

Wow!

Those fellers without their shirts couldn’t get lucky at a prison rodeo!

Gunner, one of them look kind of like you when you’re angry!


45 posted on 04/26/2013 10:30:29 PM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: Eaker

lol i cannot tell if they be guys or girls


46 posted on 04/26/2013 10:33:28 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Morgana

Like the folks “protesting” Margaret Thatcher’s funeral: screaming at a dead woman. Stay classy Libs!


47 posted on 04/26/2013 10:59:07 PM PDT by golux
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To: AppyPappy

Looks like a Hate Crime to me.

In America, it probably would be but in Europe I don’t know if they have those type of laws.


48 posted on 04/27/2013 4:11:41 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Morgana

The Al Queerda types are no different than the Islamist, their faggot jihad is equally insane.

Sodom Hussein Obama wants to turn the Boy Scouts into a dating club for NAMBLA...

Fantasy is the homoseuxals’ medium of infinitization.

All men are born of a woman.

It has been this way from the beginning.


49 posted on 04/27/2013 4:18:30 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Why signs in English?

None of these people are native English speakers... Czechs, Belgians...

This was staged for the American press.


50 posted on 04/27/2013 4:21:59 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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