Skip to comments.Slouching Toward Suicide
Posted on 11/13/2006 7:54:41 AM PST by libertylovinactivist
In Europe and the United States, Catholic authorities have encouraged the transformation of Catholic schools and churches into Muslim schools and mosques. One order of friars is helping Italian Muslims build a mosque right next to its monastery. In Belgium, meanwhile, the Catholic bishops let illegal Muslim immigrants live and worship in churches to force the government to grant amnesty.
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Saudi Arabia - Conversion by a Muslim to another religion is punishable by death. Bibles are illegal. Churches are illegal.
Yemen - Bans proselytizing by non-Muslims and forbids conversions. The Government does not allow the building of new non-Muslim places of worship.
Kuwait - Registration and licensing of religious groups. Members of religions not sanctioned in the Koran may not build places of worship. Prohibits organized religious education for religions other than Islam.
Egypt - Islam is the official state religion and primary source of legislation. Accordingly, religious practices that conflict with Islamic law are prohibited. Muslims may face legal problems if they convert to another faith. Requires non-Muslims to obtain what is now a presidential decree to build a place of worship.
Algeria - The law prohibits public assembly for purposes of practicing a faith other than Islam. Non-Islamic proselytizing is illegal, and the Government restricts the importation of non-Islamic literature for distribution.
Jordan - Has the death penalty for any Muslim selling land to a Jew.
Sudan - Conversion by a Muslim to another religion is punishable by death.
Pakistan - Conversion by a Muslim to another religion is punishable by death. Bans proselytizing by non-Muslims. Christians regularly put in prison for charges of blasphemy. Islam is the state religion, and in a court of law the testimony of a Christian carries less weight than that of a Muslim. Section 295(c) of the Penal Code calls for a death sentence for anyone who defiles the name of the Prophet Muhammad and requires the testimony of four Muslims for a conviction. This fosters an environment in which Muslims can feel free to use intimidation and violence against religious minorities for personal gain.
Qatar - Islamic instruction is compulsory in public schools. The government regulates the publication, importation, and distribution of non-Islamic religious literature. The government continues to prohibit proselytizing of Muslims by non-Muslims.
Malaysia - Under Malaysian law, any convert to Christianity must apply to a shariah (Muslim law) court to legally renounce Islam. Many Christians prefer to remain silent converts rather than take their battle to the shariah courts, where apostasy or conversion out of Islam is punishable by whipping, fines, imprisonment and--in the most extreme application--death.
The Maldives - In the island paradise visited by tens of thousands of tourists each year, Christianity is simply not tolerated. While local Christians said to number around 300 out of a total population of 300,000 do get together to worship, they do so at the risk of imprisonment or worse if discovered by the Muslim authorities. Bibles are banned, and tourists can be arrested for trying to bring them into the country.
That is stupid! How to end civilization as we know it!
Something is wrong with those people.
"The Catholic Churchs problem has its roots in an ecumenism that borders on syncretism"
The plan of the Catholic hierarchy is the same one they've always had - to rule the religion of the whole world. The method is to simply digest the other religions, the way a large corporation buys its competitor.
It crossed the ecumenism/syncretism border the first century of it existence, incorporating pagan rites and beliefs and holidays into its form of "Christianity". Masses , Rosary beads, wafers, Mariolatry, priests, Popes, Lent, monasteries, candles, celibacy, abstinences, veneration of relics, veneration of the "Monstrance", purgatory, praying to deceased saints, Papal infallibility and the immaculate conception and assumption are not of our God. They are imported from paganism or invented by men.
Todays integration of Islam is nothing new. In fact, it's 16 centuries old. The Catholic Church is very consistent. If you think it changes, you may be sure that it never does.
Excellent article. Very much worth reading the whole thing.
Thanks for posting.
I did not know how deep the split within Catholicism runs, or how suicidal some of the Catholic leadership has become. In particular, I did not know how far Cardinal Law has gone. If he literally offered praise to "Allah", while prostrating himself inside a Mosque, then he is worse than a fool.
Although some of the examples cited represent a loss of faith, I suspect the real culprit is the desire to appease Islam. Appeasement is the only strategy liberals have with which to "defend" themselves, and many Catholics are quite liberal. Hence, the worse the Muslim threat becomes, the more strenuous the efforts to appease it.
What these people do not understand is that Islamofascism cannot be appeased. This war can end only when Islamofascism is defeated so totally that it is discredited in the eyes of the remaining Muslims, or when the entire world is subjugated to Islam.
Less than half of the American people understand this.
Well, since the favorite form of execution in the book of Revelation is beheading, it would appear that the entire world will be subjugated to Islam.
I felt reasonably safe with John Paul II, but then the picture of him kissing the Koran appeared. Now Catholics have a new "conservative" pope. Allot is left to be seen how conservative he is. The "back down" on the Muslims was not a good sign. It was self evident to most of the world that he was right in his statement, but he was more interested in smoothing things over than the truth. Jesus gave the Truth until he was killed. This, "Can't we all just get along" attitude, will be the death of Christians everywhere.
Many denominations are having to choose between a denomination and the truth right now. What happens if the pope buckles to pressure from a billion Muslims over the world? What will the parishioners do?
Jesus said " I am The Way, The Truth, and The Light, No one comes to the Father but by Me". Now He was either telling the truth or telling a lie. I don't think there was any grey there. I am hearing more and more from Catholics that anyone can be "good" and go to heaven. Jesus said "There are none good, no not one." I don't see how having crusades changed anyone's heart, but the truth is still the truth. The basis for Christianity is Jesus is the only Way to heaven. Christian denominations disagree about many things, but this is absolute. If Catholics decide that Muslims are as right as Christians, then they become just another cult leading people to hell.
Insanity, pure insanity.
http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/1053 Here's pics of the muslim squatters in churches in europe. Sickening.
Your ignorance of the Catholic Church, and of history in general, could fill an ocean.
The same misguided teachings are rampant in many Protestant churches as well. (I'm an evangelical protestant CHRISTIAN.)
"It crossed the ecumenism/syncretism border the first century of it existence, incorporating pagan rites and beliefs and holidays into its form of "Christianity". Masses , Rosary beads, wafers, Mariolatry, priests, Popes, Lent, monasteries, candles, celibacy, abstinences, veneration of relics, veneration of the "Monstrance", purgatory, praying to deceased saints, Papal infallibility and the immaculate conception and assumption are not of our God. They are imported from paganism or invented by men."
And this here is the problem. Instead of focusing energy and talents on the poor souls who do not know to call God Father and Jesus Lord and Saviour, people sit around and attack fellow believers. After all, it is a lot easier than actually witnessing to those who have never known the Truth.
Spreading falsehoods about particular religions is no different than spreading the falsehoods contained in Islam. And yet, some Christians have no qualms doing so.
"Spreading falsehoods about particular religions is no different than spreading the falsehoods contained in Islam.z"
You're in denial. You ignored everything I said in order to condemn me.
"Your ignorance of the Catholic Church, and of history in general, could fill an ocean."
No, it's the Catholics who are ignorant of the Catholic Church.
No, I know my faith, I know what the Catholic Church made new again in the Lord and what the Lord gave the Church.
And I know that there are those who hate the Catholic Church, and who have to misrepresent what it teaches in order to spread that hate.
This is disgusting. The Vatican, unfortunately, suffers from the European disease. They are kneejerk appeasers of the first order. Hubby and I were wondering the other night what will happen to the Vatican in 50 years when it is completely surrounded by a Muslim country. Will it relocate? Will we airdrop supplies al la the Berlin Airlift? Can the Swiss Guard hold out? Will they even want to? It boggles the mind.
I have nothing but contempt for Bernard Law. He lost his way a long time ago. He was up to his ears in the pedophile scandal and should, by all rights, be in jail. A huge blot on my Church.
I do think the article goes a little overboard by painting the American Church in the same light as the European Church. It said in Michigan, they are selling one church and leasing another to Muslims. I don't like it, but I don't believe it's legal to discriminate in the sale and leasing of real estate in Michigan. If the Diocese can't afford to keep churches open, they must do something with them.
On the bright side, the American Bishops are looking at ways to deny Communion to apostate politicians. Maybe Kennedy, Pelosi, Kerry et al will finally be held accountable in some way. One can hope.