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France's Education Minister: "We Must Replace the Catholic Church with a Republican Religion"
Eponymous Flower ^ | July 2, 2013

Posted on 07/04/2013 1:33:27 PM PDT by NYer

(Paris) "You will never be able to build a free nation with the Catholic Church." This wasn't uttered by Voltaire or Georges Danton, but the reigning French Education Minister from a  2008 interview, Vincent Peillon,  at the launch of his book, La Révolution française n'est pas terminée (The French Revolution is Not Yet Over), as Tempos reported.

Spiritual Revolution

According to Peillon "a revolution can take place not only in material terms. They must also take place in the mind. Now we made the revolution mainly politically, but not the moral and spiritual. We have left the morality and spirituality of the Catholic Church. We have to replace them."

Republican Religion

And how would Minister Peillon replace the Catholic Church? "There you couldn't immediately adapt Protestantism in France, as they have done in other democracies, one must invent a republican religion. This new religion is secularism, which must accompany the material revolution, which in reality is the mental revolution."

And how should this "spiritual revolution" be enforced? "The revolution implies that everything has to be forgotten, which preceded the Revolution. Therefore, the school plays a central role, because the school has to tear the child from all its pre-republican bonds in order to educate them to become a citizen. It is like a rebirth, a transubstantiation acting through school and for the school, the new church with their new priests, the new liturgy and their newly to be read tables of the law."

Secular morality

The Minister is trying to implement his anti-Church theses into action. In Article 31 of the draft law submitted by him to the "establishment of the School of the Republic" he wanted "the conditions for education to ensure gender equality" in the elementary schools. Parliament amended the passage at the last moment. Peillon's goal was according to gender ideology, to eradicate the distinction between the sexes. Peillon succeeded with his law but enforces a "secular morality" on compulsory education. As the purpose and aim of this "secular morality" is called law, "the students of all familial, ethnic, social, intellectual [...] determination to conclude, so that each of them could emancipate themselves [...] as the target of the republican school was always the creation of a free individual. "Peillon's state has superseded the rights of parents and set itself up as authoritarian teacher of the nation.

Aggressive secularism

The aggressiveness of French Secularism has now been detected even by the U.S., the President of France, Hollande, for first time in was listed in a 2013 annual report on violations of religious freedom in classifying the list of countries where religious freedom is threatened. Six pages of the report is devoted to the French first of all violations of this fundamental and human rights, as Pope Benedict XVI. called. France is also one of the 15 European countries with different laws which violate freedom of expression and freedom of conscience.

Vincent Peillon - a biography

Vincent Peillon, born in 1960, acting in his anti-Catholic delirium, as if he had just been sent from a lodge to a revolutionary tribunal during the French Revolution, is a Jew, a member of the Socialist Party and Freemason. His mother is from the Alsace rabbi family Blum, his grandfather was Leon Blum. His uncle, Etienne-Emile Baulieu (actually Etienne Blum), is one of the inventors of the abortion pill RU486.

Peillon's father Gilles (1928-2007), was a banker and a Communist. He was Managing Director among others of the Banque Commerciale pour l'Europe du Nord, which was called the "Banque des Soviets" in the vernacular, because they transacted the financial transactions between the East and West for the USSR. Vincent Peillon since 1994 has been a member of the national leadership of the Socialist Party. From 1997 to 2002 he was a member of the National Assembly of the French Parliament, 2004-2012 Member of the European Parliament and since May 2012, Education Minister for the Government of Jean-Marc Ayrault. In 2010 he published the book Une religion pour la République. Laïque Ferdinand Buisson de la foi (A Religion for the Republic., the secular faith of Ferdinand Buisson). Peillon is married to the Casablanca-born Jewish journalist Nathalie Bensahel.



TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: education; france

1 posted on 07/04/2013 1:33:27 PM PDT by NYer
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...
Vincent Peillon, born in 1960, acting in his anti-Catholic delirium, as if he had just been sent from a lodge to a revolutionary tribunal during the French Revolution, is a Jew, a member of the Socialist Party and Freemason. His mother is from the Alsace rabbi family Blum, his grandfather was Leon Blum. His uncle, Etienne-Emile Baulieu (actually Etienne Blum), is one of the inventors of the abortion pill RU486.

Sounds like his Jewish heritage is just that. Like CINOs, these are not practicing Jews.

2 posted on 07/04/2013 1:34:53 PM PDT by NYer ( "Run from places of sin as from the plague."--St John Climacus)
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To: NYer

Outlaw all religions except state approved. Where have I seen that before.


3 posted on 07/04/2013 1:43:30 PM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: NYer

The frogs tried this once in 1789. Didn’t work then, won’t work now.


4 posted on 07/04/2013 1:45:28 PM PDT by Repulican Donkey
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To: Repulican Donkey

I hope it won’t work, but the Church was a lot stronger then.


5 posted on 07/04/2013 1:53:32 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: NYer

This is going to go over like a lead balloon. A state doesn’t have anything going for it like God does. It is not a credible object of belief.


6 posted on 07/04/2013 2:01:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: NYer

That makes me prouder than ever to be a Catholic.


7 posted on 07/04/2013 2:06:25 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline, Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Society: Rack 'em, Danno)
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To: NYer

A republic based on human reason...hmm...that didn’t last long the first time they tried it...


8 posted on 07/04/2013 2:07:42 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: NYer
Vincent Peillon, born in 1960, acting in his anti-Catholic delirium, as if he had just been sent from a lodge to a revolutionary tribunal during the French Revolution, is a Jew, a member of the Socialist Party and Freemason. His mother is from the Alsace rabbi family Blum, his grandfather was Leon Blum. His uncle, Etienne-Emile Baulieu (actually Etienne Blum), is one of the inventors of the abortion pill RU486.

And they say Catholics carry a lot of baggage.

9 posted on 07/04/2013 2:08:51 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: NYer

Men didn’t invent religion,they entered into a relationship with a higher being and wrote a set of beliefs based on this whether God wanted them to or not.

Finding a common “God” for people and actually reaching out to him and learning from him,are 2 very different things and the former will just lead to a lot of dissatisfied people.

Also if he is the minister of education,then he might want to uh learn his history.I doubt he is going to try to create an artificial religion but the people after the French revolution did just that...abolished the Church and replaced it with an obscure cult.

Mind you if he is referring to that,not only is he very original but he is another socialist who seems to think a failed experiment that wrecked people’s lives,is something to be proud of.


10 posted on 07/04/2013 2:52:22 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: Slyfox
And they say Catholics carry a lot of baggage.

You know, in Israel it's the chrstians who vote Communist (and belong to the Grand Orient de la France).

11 posted on 07/04/2013 3:24:58 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Is that so? Why?


12 posted on 07/04/2013 7:33:11 PM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: NYer
Gee, maybe they could change the calendar around, too!
13 posted on 07/04/2013 7:44:09 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: MSF BU
Is that so? Why?

Yes, it's so. For years and years the Arab chrstians of Nazareth kept that city under a Communist mayor.

Like Jews in chrstendom, chrstians in the moslem Middle East are vulnerable to alienation, which leads to both utopian universalism and the need to prove one's loyalty to the culture one feels alienated from (ie, liberal Jews' placing the Bill of Rights above Torah, Arab chrstians being more anti-Israel and more PLO than Arab moslems).

Contrary to the apparently ineradicable fantasy that exists in the minds of so many people (and always has), Communism is not "Zionist." From the very beginning of the Bolshevik Revolution Zionism was outlawed in Communist Russia (the only exception being a few years in the late Forties when the Communist bloc temporarily supported the creation of Israel as part of the then party line against the British Empire). Even in Israel, all the Communist parties--even those made up of Jews--were anti-Zionist, including the original "Palestine Communist Party." You know . . . Jewish Communists settling in Israel to fight Zionism doesn't exactly make a lot of sense.

14 posted on 07/04/2013 7:56:45 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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Thanks NYer.


15 posted on 07/04/2013 11:19:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: NYer

I hate communist of Jewish descent. They hate Judaism, but they invite untermenschen to see them as Jews.


16 posted on 07/04/2013 11:28:43 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: SunkenCiv

What is he squawking about? France has been Catholic in name only for a long time. Will he bring back the Committee for Public Safety, too?


17 posted on 07/05/2013 3:41:52 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

Maybe they need to go back to ten-day weeks as well. :’)


18 posted on 07/05/2013 2:00:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Interesting. Well, in this country I see so many supposed “Christians” who champion sodomy and abortion, this should not come as a surprise. Still it does. I would have thought Christians in Israel would have amounted to a more conservative element.


19 posted on 07/05/2013 6:36:34 PM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: BlackElk
That makes me prouder than ever to be a Catholic.

Suit yourself. I prefer being a humble follower of Christ.
20 posted on 07/06/2013 6:51:14 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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To: MSF BU
Interesting. Well, in this country I see so many supposed “Christians” who champion sodomy and abortion, this should not come as a surprise. Still it does. I would have thought Christians in Israel would have amounted to a more conservative element.

I'm afraid you don't get my point. The chrstians we are talking about are not American Fundamentalist Protestants; they are the native Arab chrstians of the Middle East, mostly Catholic and Orthodox.

Also Communism in Israel doesn't concentrate on social issues; it is "national liberation" Communism, just like the PLO and other such groups.

21 posted on 07/06/2013 7:15:15 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: BlackElk

Don’t you wish they’d be afraid of islam this much


22 posted on 07/06/2013 7:17:01 PM PDT by EBH (Democracy is the language of dictators.)
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To: EBH
Don’t you wish they’d be afraid of islam this much

Islam is what they have in mind as a replacement.

23 posted on 07/07/2013 6:45:16 AM PDT by Ethan Clive Osgoode (<<== Click here to learn about Evolution!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Well, then they are probably not very good Roman Catholics, are they? I wonder what Pope JP II would have said about their affinity for communism?


24 posted on 07/19/2013 6:44:33 PM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: NYer

Good luck selling that idea to the Muzzies.


25 posted on 07/19/2013 6:45:38 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NYer

It’s wrong to be French.


26 posted on 07/19/2013 6:45:57 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Berosus

Will they also bring back the “rasoir national”.


27 posted on 07/19/2013 6:48:13 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Drango
It’s wrong to be French.  photo surrender-Copy.jpg
28 posted on 07/19/2013 6:49:17 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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