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  • The Devil Must be Marxist

    11/12/2015 7:11:31 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/12/15 | Judi McLeod
    The nightmare of our lives living in the 21st century is that the devil exists and so does rampant Marxism The devil must be Marxist. Though the devil and Marxists try in vain to hide them under their overblown wigs, they both sport the same horns. You don’t necessarily have to be downwind to pick up the scent of sulphur, the devil and Marxist’s Chanel No. 5. The devil and his demons have been out there “Satan and all evil spirits who wander throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls” just as it states in St. Michael’s prayer since...
  • Americans Are Void of Critical Thinking Skills

    10/13/2015 8:03:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 54 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Oct. 13, 2015 | Patricia L. Dickson
    Never has there been a time in history requiring that an individual be equipped with critical thinking skills more than now. The biggest problem that America is facing today is the inability of the vast majority of the citizenry to think critically. Matt Drudge went so far as to say that Americans are sick. Lack of the ability to think critically is a mental symptom that affects all people regardless of their level of education, economic status, age, race, ethnicity, sex, or political party (although it appears that liberals are more likely to lack such skills). If we are to...
  • Oregon Shooting: Umpqua Gunman Chris Harper Mercer What We Know [He left a note.]

    10/02/2015 4:20:49 PM PDT · by familyop · 71 replies
    NBC, AP ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | Cassandra Vinograd, Pete Williams, Andrew Blankstein, Tom Winter, Alastair Jamieson, Courtney Kube
    The heavily armed gunman who slaughtered nine people at an Oregon college left a hate-filled note at the scene of his rampage and "felt the world was against him," law enforcement officials confirmed Friday. Two officials familiar with the contents of the note say 26-year-old Christopher Harper Mercer, who was killed in a firefight Thursday with police at Umpqua Community College, wrote that he would be "welcomed in Hell and embraced by the devil."
  • Devil is working hard on securing end times

    09/19/2015 8:41:39 AM PDT · by EBH · 7 replies
    Our Sunday Visitor ^ | 2/26/14 | Russel Shaw
    Devil is working hard on securing end times Pope Francis is not shy about preaching on how the battle between good and evil has already begun... To most of the world, Pope Francis is the pope of the poor, foe of unrestrained free-market capitalism, reformer engaged in shaking up the Roman Curia, ecclesiological innovator committed to consultation, collegiality and decentralization in the governance of the Church. Francis is all that, but hes also more something his image as a social activist and agent of structural change might not lead you to expect. In short, this pope is a believer...
  • Head of Annulment Commission: Francis is Channeling Christ - Don't Cross Him!

    09/15/2015 5:13:11 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 36 replies
    Manhound's Paradise ^ | September 15, 2015 | Manhound
    Rorate Caeli just translated an article that appeared in L'Ossevatore Romano on September 8. It was written by Msgr. Pio Vito Pinto, the head of the Commission for the reform of the canonical process--in other words the point man for the recently announced annulment reforms. What he writes is stunning. And chilling. The three main points are these: +The annulment reforms are not merely procedural reforms to introduce more fairness and efficiency in the process, but a full-scale revolution in thought and practice towards the marriage validity question, designed to radically increase the number of annulments. +It is Christ, acting...
  • Walk with the Devil: Evil Bargains and the Islamic State

    09/02/2015 6:32:09 PM PDT · by Twotone · 4 replies
    War on the Rocks ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | Patrick Porter
    My children, President Franklin Roosevelt pronounced in his fatherly way in November 1942, it is permitted you in time of grave danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge. It was an old Balkan proverb. The bridge of his time was the war against Nazism barbarism without limit allied with imperial Japan, which was carrying out an Asian holocaust of its own. The devil, that day, was Vichy France. At the price of reaching an accord with collaborator Francois Darlan, Roosevelt purchased the cooperation of French forces in North Africa, an important shift in...
  • Satanic Temple Requires Attendees of Event to Sign Over Soul to Devil

    07/28/2015 2:48:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 104 replies
    Aletelia ^ | July 28, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    The Satanic Temple of Detroit threw off protesters of their unveiling of a demonic statue by leaking word that the event would take place in one place but holding it in another. In addition, in an apparent attempt to weed out Christian moles who might disrupt the presentation of the statue, the Satanic Temple required everyone who had a ticket (for which they paid $25 and up) to sign a quasi-legal document in which they agreed to “transfer” their soul to Satan.​ “I agree that by signing this document under any name, given or adopted, actual or pseudonymous, I am...
  • Dem Judge Orders Psych Counseling For DSouza

    07/14/2015 6:11:45 AM PDT · by SatinDoll · 83 replies
    WND ^ | July 14, 2015 | Jerome Corsi
    NEW YORK At a hearing Monday in Manhattan in which he ruled filmmaker Dinesh DSouza must continue community service for four more years, U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said he considers DSouzas violation of federal campaign-finance laws to be evidence of a psychological problem and ordered further counseling. DSouzas defense counsel Benjamin Brafman provided evidence to the court that the psychiatrist DSouza was ordered to see found no indication of depression or reason for medication. In addition, the psychologist DSouza subsequently consulted provided a written statement concluding there was no need to continue the consultation, because DSouza was...
  • Does USA Need Nationwide Exorcism? Clergy weigh spiritual housecleaning of entire country...

    07/10/2015 1:31:58 PM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 18 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 7/10/2015 | Jesus Christ
    When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished.Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.-Luke 11:24-26
  • Four Common Tactics of the Devil

    06/23/2015 8:43:11 AM PDT · by Salvation · 19 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 06-22-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Four Common Tactics of the Devil Msgr. Charles Pope June 22, 2015 In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in demonic possession. Movies and books, along with human fears and fascinations, are largely the cause. Although actual demonic possession is somewhat rare, it does occur. Each diocese ought to have an appointed exorcist to assess possession. This exorcist, with the permission of the bishop, should use the Rite of Major Exorcism when true and morally certain possession has been determined. But because actual possession is quite rare, most of us should be looking out for...
  • Thanks to Fox, the Devil will now have his very own TV show

    06/09/2015 8:04:20 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/09/15 | Judi Mcleod
    What the the expanding Lib-Left/ Entertainment Industry Conquering Army want made acceptable by the pop culture, they first legitimize Its not the glorification of the devil the American Family Association and One Million Moms should be objecting to on Foxs upcoming Lucifer TV show, but its legitimization of the age old Prince of Darkness. What the the expanding Lib-Left/ Entertainment Industry Conquering Army want made acceptable by the pop culture, they first legitimize. Already successful in having legitimized mass abortion and on their way to the legitimization of Same Sex Marriage, they call their societal turnaround, The New Norm. To...
  • Satan's Toy: The New OUIJA Board: The 'Charlie Charlie Challenge'

    05/26/2015 8:04:51 PM PDT · by topher · 67 replies
    Various | May 26, 2015
    I have read the following 'fact filled book': Possessed: The True Story of an Exorcism by Thomas B. Allen (ISBN 038542034X). In the book, the boy tries to reach his dead aunt using a OUIJA board. He instead is possessed by 10 demons. Fast forward to today. Children are playing a new game: The Charlie Charlie Challenge. One basically builds a 'OUIJA' board using a sheet of paper and two pencils. There is a YouTube Video that explains how to do this. There are also articles on the Internet about the 'Charlie Charlie Challenge': The Charlie Charlie Challenge - what...
  • Pope Francis Says the Devil Is Keeping Evangelicals and Catholics Divided: 'We Are One'

    05/26/2015 1:02:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/26/2015 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Pope Francis has said that it's the devil himself who keeps evangelicals, Catholics, and Christians from other denominations divided, and rejected the notion that it's heretical to believe that all Christians are one. "Division is the work of the 'Father of Lies,' 'the Father of Discord,' who does everything possible to keep us divided," Francis said in a video message to a gathering sponsored by the John 17 Movement, according to Catholic Herald. "I feel like saying something that may sound controversial, or even heretical, perhaps," he added. "But there is someone who 'knows' that, despite our differences, we are...
  • Boomer Anthems: "Sympathy for the Devil"

    05/13/2015 9:46:15 PM PDT · by OK Sun · 12 replies
    American Digest ^ | May 13, 2015 3:11 PM | Gerard Van der Leun
    Sympathy for the Devil in all its variations represents the Boomers acme and epitaph. [Embedded Video: The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil (Live) - OFFICIAL ] I last saw the Stones perform this at Altamont, where it was accompanied by pool cue bludgeoning and a lethal stabbing. I sort of last my taste for it after that concert, but I check in on variations from the Stones' endless tours from time to time. More and more the penultimate line, "Just as every cop is a criminal / And all the sinners saints" seems to be prophetic of this...
  • Palin: Obama 'flirting with the devil' on Iran

    05/02/2015 12:28:50 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 02, 2015, 12:35 pm | By Mark Hensch 6661521 298
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Saturday urged Congress to stop President Obamas nuclear arms negotiations with Iran at any cost. http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/240867-palin-obama-flirting-with-the-devil-on-iran
  • First The Bait, then the Hook. A Sober Meditation on Temptation

    06/25/2014 2:34:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 6/24/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Satan, it would seem, does not act in an arbitrary manner to tempt us. Rather, he is more of a master hunter who carefully sets traps, or a skilled fisherman who, having studied our behavior chooses just the bait he thinks most effective. Hes calculating, and clever.Sadly most of us, by comparison, are far less calculating and clever in seeking to avoid temptation and sin. We seem more often to engage in the wishful thinking that no trouble will befall us, and our strategy seems to live more with dumb luck. Would that we were as ingenious in holiness as...
  • The Devil is Real ("Manual for Spiritual Warfare")

    04/07/2015 4:58:39 AM PDT · by NYer · 11 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 3, 2015 | RUSSELL SHAW
    Is the devil real? Here is Msgr. Ronald Knox on that: It is stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil, when he is the only explanation of it. Monsignor Knox, eminent British convert, author, retreat master and translator of the Bible, may have been indulging in irony. But irony doesnt change the fact that the devil and his demonic associates exist. I came across the Knox quote in Manual for Spiritual Warfare, newly published by Tan Books and edited by Paul Thigpen. Like it or not, Thigpen begins his thoughtful introduction, You are at...
  • What Is Temptation, Why Does God Permit It, and What Are Its Sources?

    03/23/2015 8:03:51 AM PDT · by Salvation · 18 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-22-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    What Is Temptation, Why Does God Permit It, and What Are Its Sources? By: Msgr. Charles PopeI will be on the Catholic Answers radio show today (Monday, March 23) at 6:00PM Eastern Time. The topic will be temptation: what it isand how to avoid and overcomeit.Ive assembled some notes in preparation and Ill present them (in two parts) in the blog. Todays post focuses on what temptation is, whyGod allowsit, and what its sources are. Tomorrow Ill present the second half of the notes, which centeron how to avoid and overcome temptation.What is Temptation? A seminary teacher of mineoncedefined...
  • Watch priests perform exorcism on screaming woman who was 'possessed by the devil'

    03/25/2015 9:45:33 AM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 3 replies
    UK Daily Mirror ^ | March 24, 2015 | David Rogers
    This rare and disturbing footage has been released of a woman writhing around on the floor and screaming as an exorcism is performed on her in Argentina. The 22-year-old woman, identified only by her first name Laura, is pinned to the ground as Bishop Manuel Acuna, 52, drives the evil spirits out of her. As she screams No, No and spits Whore at one of the women holding her down, Bishop Acuna is heard muttering: "Leave, leave her now." Before the exorcism, locals gathered at the Lutheran Charismatic Church in the capital Buenos Aires, praying for her soul and redemption....
  • How Can a Demon, Driven Out, Return With Seven More? A Meditation on a Puzzling Parable

    03/09/2015 8:13:16 AM PDT · by Salvation · 52 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-08-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    How Can a Demon, Driven Out, Return With Seven More? A Meditation on a Puzzling Parable By: Msgr. Charles PopeThe Gospel for the Third Sunday of Lent in the Extraordinary Form features the puzzling parable about the cast-out demon who returns with seven other demons. What is most puzzling is that finding the house (soul) “swept and clean” brings further trouble. One would think a house that is swept and clean is a good thing.How can we understand this parable? As is often the case, recourse to both the subtleties of the Greek text and the context can help us.For reference, here...
  • Satan at His Most Subtle: A Reflection on the Temptations and Traps of the Pious

    11/24/2014 7:50:29 AM PST · by Salvation · 171 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-23-14 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Satan at His Most Subtle: A Reflection on the Temptations and Traps of the Pious By: Msgr. Charles PopeWhat is temptation? Temptation is the work of Satan to drag you to Hell. And Satan can read you like a book and play you like piano. Do not exaggerate his power, but do not underestimate it either.Some of his subtlest work is done in the area of religious observance. There, he can cloak himself quite easily in the lamb’s clothing of piety, but, wolf that he really is, distort it, either through excess or defect, thereby destroying you with what...
  • A Parable on the Lies of the Devil and the False Promises of the World

    01/12/2015 9:15:53 AM PST · by Salvation · 19 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-11-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Parable on the Lies of the Devil and the False Promises of the World By: Msgr. Charles PopeOne of the great illusions under which we labor is that if we just get one more thing from this world, then we’ll be happy. Perhaps if we just had a little more money, or a better job, or the latest iPad, or if we were married to so-and-so, or if we just lived in a better neighborhood … then we’d be satisfied and content at last. But “at last” never comes, even if we do get some of the things...
  • Hajj stampede death toll reaches 244

    01/07/2015 6:58:25 PM PST · by doug from upland · 94 replies
    daily mail ^ | 1-8-15
    <p>In the worst tragedy in seven years at the annual Muslim pilgrimage, 244 worshippers were trampled to death and hundreds more were hurt beneath a crush of people making their way to a ritualistic stoning of the devil.</p> <p>Panic ensued when a few pilgrims fell on a bridge, and others tried to escape the push of the oncoming crowd, authorities said. Safety measures were in place at the site -- one where fatal stampedes have been frequent -- but "caution isn't stronger than fate," Saudi Hajj Minister Iyad Madani said.</p>
  • The Flood Out Of The Dragon's Mouth...Rev 12 pt 10

    When And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child. And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent. And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood. And the earth helped the woman, and the...
  • It's Almost Official: The Democrats Are the Party of the Devil

    11/12/2014 7:54:11 AM PST · by PROCON · 26 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Nov. 12, 2014 | Selwyn Duke
    Perhaps the first clue, or the ten thousandth, was when many Democrats opposed the reinsertion of God into their partys platform in 2012 and booed the judgment that the measure to do so had passed. But now its all but official: The Democrats are the party of the Devil. Heres the story, courtesy of CBS Boston: Ruth Provencal is a devout Catholic whose favorite phrase when saying goodbye has now thrust her into controversy. I would say thank you for voting, God Bless you, Provencal explains. After serving as an election volunteer five times, the 67-year-old was told to stay...
  • Satanic Coloring Book Submitted To Florida Schools for Distribution

    10/31/2014 8:05:20 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 21 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/31/14 | Aurelius
    The Satanic Temple of Florida has submitted coloring books and satanic fact sheets to Orange County schools for consideration and possible distribution. The book is filled with satanic imagery, from horned goats to books with eyes and tongues. Here are some of the pictures the satanists hope students will color in the near future:
  • The devil is no myth he's real and we must fight him, Pope says

    10/30/2014 3:25:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 38 replies
    cna ^ | October 30, 2014 | Elise Harris
    Pope Francis greets the faithful at St. Stanislaus parish in Rome on May 4, 2014. Credit: Lauren Cater/CNA. Vatican City, Oct 30, 2014 / 08:53 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily on Thursday, Pope Francis said that the devil is more than an idea, and in order to fight him, we must follow St. Paul’s instructions and put on the armor of God which protects us. “In this generation, like so many others, people have been led to believe that the devil is a myth, a figure, an idea, the idea of evil. But the devil exists and we must...
  • Is Pope Francis' "God of Surprises" really the Prince of this world?

    10/27/2014 1:10:59 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | Paul Melanson
    Father John Hunwicke writes, "The Holy Father has criticised the fault of 'wanting to close oneself within the written word, and not allowing oneself to be surprised by God, by the God of surprises; within the law, within the certitude of what we know and not of what we still need to learn and to achieve'. (He went on to make balancing criticisms of other and contrary attitudes.) When the first wave of Ordinariate clergy were being 'formed' at Allen Hall, our teaching was solidly, insistently, based upon the Conciliar and post-Conciliar Magisterium. This meant the written words of Vatican...
  • Pope Francis: The Devil Works To Divide Christians

    10/09/2014 3:36:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 9, 2014 | Thomas D. Williams, PH.D
    Divisions among Christians hurt the Church and they wound Christ, Pope Francis said to tens of thousands of visitors gathered in Saint Peters Square Wednesday morning. During her journey through history, the Church is tempted by the devil who tries to divide it, the Pope said, and unfortunately, she has been marred by serious and painful divisions.
  • 13 Warnings from Pope Francis on the Devil

    10/07/2014 6:26:01 PM PDT · by millegan · 15 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | Oct 7th, 2014 | ChurchPOP
    So the greatest trick of the Devil is convincing people he doesnt exist? Pope Francis is not impressed. Starting with his very first homily as the bishop of Rome, Pope Francis has regularly reminded believers that the Devil is real, that we must be on guard, and that our only hope against him is in Jesus Christ. Here are are 13 of Pope Francis most direct quotes on the matter. Read all the quotes here: http://www.churchpop.com/2014/10/07/13-pope-francis-quotes-oldest-foe-devil/
  • Nicaraguas President: 'Netanyahu Appears to be Possessed by the Devil'

    08/04/2014 10:36:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    cns news ^ | 8/4/14 | Michael W. Chapman
    (CNSNews.com) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, a Marxist and long-time friend of Communist Cuba and who Ronald Reagan once described as a little dictator, criticized Israels actions against Hamas terrorists as genocidal and said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be possessed by the Devil and needs Pope Francis to exorcise it. "Prime Minister Netanyahu appears to be possessed by the Devil, he needs Pope Francis to exorcise it, to become appeased, Ortega was quoted as saying on Aug. 1 in Globovision. Ortega also said that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza, a crime so terrible that it is...
  • Anti Semitism is Satanic...Israel's Future pt 7

    And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.( Revelation 12:1-3)We return to the vision of John the apostle, in Revelation 12, which explains the spiritual reality behind the phenomenon of anti-Semitism. The woman is Israel. As in Josephs dream, she...
  • NYPD Cop-Turned-Demonologist on Why He Believes Possessions Are on the Rise and the Most

    07/05/2014 4:10:23 PM PDT · by null and void · 26 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 5, 2014 7:10am | Billy Hallowell
    Despite always believing in the existence of good, evil and God, ex-New York Police Department sergeant Ralph Sarchie didnt consider himself a particularly religious guy that is, until he began battling what he says are dangerous, supernatural forces. Sarchie, a self-described demonologist who was once a cop for the 46th police precinct in New York City and the inspiration for the new Hollywood film Deliver Us From Evil told TheBlaze that he believes possessions and infestations are on the rise. Its definitely on the rise. I hate to say it, Sarchie said in an interview. As society...
  • "If I Were the Devil" Paul Harvey 1964 version

    06/02/2014 9:16:51 AM PDT · by RicocheT · 6 replies
    Snopes ^ | 1964 | Paul Harvey [Snopes.com]
    If I Were the Devil If I were the Prince of Darkness I would want to engulf the whole earth in darkness. I'd have a third of its real estate and four-fifths of its population, but I would not be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree. So I should set about however necessary, to take over the United States. I would begin with a campaign of whispers. With the wisdom of a serpent, I would whispers to you as I whispered to Eve, "Do as you please." To the young I would whisper "The Bible...
  • Online Male-Female Chat Is Haram : Saudi Scholar

    05/31/2014 2:09:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Men and women chatting through social network commit a sin because it could lead to a relationship that is prohibited in Islam, a senior Saudi scholar has said. Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq, a member of the Gulf Kingdoms seven-man Supreme Scholars Committee, urged men and women to avoid such conversations even if they include medical or religious advice by male or female experts. These conversations amount to illegitimate male-female meetings and are an act of the Devil, he said, quoted by Arar newspaper. Most of these conversations are personal and only God knows what they includebut the Devil is there...
  • Woman's Strange Attack On Edmonton Train Passenger Caught On Video

    05/12/2014 12:33:15 PM PDT · by Antioch · 34 replies
    The Huffington Post Alberta ^ | 05/09/2014 7:32 pm | The Huffington Post Alberta
    <p>The first video, posted by Facebook user "Rene A. Carter," shows a young woman pulling at her shirt and necklace with her eyes closed before she throws the jewelry aside and becomes calm once more.</p> <p>The second video, which was also posted to YouTube, shows the same woman retrieving a cellphone from her bag and putting it back before she arches her head, puts her hands to her hair and growls.</p>
  • Modern Pope Gets Old School on the Devil

    05/11/2014 10:35:21 AM PDT · by GreyFriar · 29 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 10, 2014 | Anthony Fiaola
    VATICAN CITY A darling of liberal Catholics and an advocate of inclusion and forgiveness, Pope Francis is hardly known for fire and brimstone. Yet, in his words and deeds, the new pope is locked in an epic battle with the oldest enemy of God and creation: The Devil. After his little more than a year atop the Throne of St. Peter, Franciss teachings on Satan are already regarded as the most old school of any pope since at least Paul VI, whose papacy in the 1960s and 1970s fully embraced the notion of hellish forces plotting to deliver mankind...
  • Will Radical Muslims Use Harvard's Black Mass Act as Propaganda against the United States?

    05/11/2014 12:34:32 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 13 replies
    Corporate Stepsister's Brain Files | May 11 2014 | Corporate Stepsister
    Do you guys think that Muslims will use Harvard's decision to perform a Black Mass as propaganda to prove that the United States is indeed the Great Satan we are always accused us of being? I do think so, this will be a ripe chance for Jihadis to justify their attacks on us, as a righteous and genuinely holy war. Americans openly worhsiping the Devil in a Satanic ritual and this might very well be plastered all over the Muslim media in the Middle East.
  • Why Does Satan Hate You?

    05/07/2014 2:27:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 82 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 5/6/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Most of us take it for granted that Satan hates us. But why does he hate us? That question recently came up in my Our Sunday Visitor column. It is a very different kind of writing than I do here, in that it requires me to provide very brief answers. But Im sure you sometimes appreciate brevity on the blog! Thus consider a brief post today on a mysterious question: Q: In the sermon the other day, the priest said Satan hates us. It occurred to me to ask, why does Satan hate me, what did I ever do to...
  • The Devil Shows Up at Franklin Regional High

    04/13/2014 1:30:47 PM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 8 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | April 13, 2014 | JP
    Why did Alex Hribal do it? Why did the 16-year-old sophomore at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania stab and slash 20 of his classmates (and a security guard), leaving at least four of his victims in critical condition? WTAE in Pittsburgh reports that investigators continue to explore bullying as a possible motive. NBC News cites criminologists who suggest Hribal was driven by rage and adrenalin. The Associated Press reports [t]he boys family is just as puzzled as police about what triggered the attack. But there is an obvious explanation of Hribals murderous rampage, which has been ignored by...
  • Pope Francis: Satan exists in the 21st century and how we can fight him

    04/11/2014 1:56:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 32 replies
    salesianity ^ | April 11, 2014
    (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis said Satan exists in our present century and we must learn from the Gospel how to fight against his temptations. This was the core message of his homily at the Mass celebrated on Friday in the Santa Marta residence.Pope Francis said the life of every Christian is a constant battle against evil just as Jesus during his life had to struggle against the devil and his many temptations. And he warned that whoever wants to follow Jesus must be aware of this reality. “We too are tempted, we too are the target of attacks by the...
  • Ill Take Back what the Devil Stole from Me. Msgr. Pope Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

    04/05/2014 2:38:19 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | April 5, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In today’s Gospel We hear the story of the raising of Lazarus from the dead. The story is a significant turning point in the ministry of Jesus for, as we shall see, it because of this incident that the Temple Leadership in Jerusalem resolves to have Jesus killed.As is proper with all the gospel accounts we must not see this as merely an historical happening to people 2000 years ago. Rather we must recall that I am Lazarus, I am Martha and Mary. This is also the story of how Jesus is acting in my life.Let’s look at this Gospel...
  • The cult of Christian apostasy

    03/14/2014 5:18:11 PM PDT · by fabian · 94 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/14/14 | fabian
    The Christian religion has been hijacked by the devil; creating a cult of Christian apostasy. Most leaders of the church have themselves been deceived by the master manipulator himself....satan.
  • Palestinian Teen Dies in Exorcism

    03/08/2014 2:09:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    “Are you a male or a female? A Muslim or a nonbeliever? If you are a nonbeliever, raise the index finger of your left hand. If you are a Muslim, raise the index finger of your right hand!” Sheikh Abu Harith screamed the words in Ghada’s ear as she lay in one of the beds in his clinic. He was talking to what he thought was a djinn, a supernatural creature in Islamic tradition, which was possessing her. Summary⎙ Print A teenage Palestinian girl has died while undergoing an exorcism, a widespread practice in Gaza's environment of poor government control...
  • The Catechism Explained - Pt. I Faith THE ANGELS

    02/07/2014 4:30:54 AM PST · by GonzoII · 3 replies
    Archive .Org ^ | 1899 | Rev. Francis Spirago Professor of Theology
    PART I - FAITH. THE APOSTLES' CREED. FIRST ARTICLE OF THE CREED: "I BELIEVE IN GOD, THE FATHER ALMIGHTY." 8. THE ANGELS. 1. The angels are pure spirits. They can, however, take a visible form. The angels are pure spirits without bodies, whereas men have both body and spirit. Yet the angels can take to themselves a bodily form, as did St. Raphael (Tob. v. 18), when he undertook to accompany the young Tobias on his journey. At the sepulchre of Our Lord, after the resurrection, the angels appeared in the form of young men, and the same was...
  • If You dont think you have fear of death, think again. The Bible says it is the doorway Satan uses

    02/04/2014 10:04:51 AM PST · by NYer · 375 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | February 4, 2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In Sunday’s Mass (Feast of the Presentation) there was an excerpt from the Letter to the Hebrews which describes our most basic and primal fear. The Hebrews text both names it and describes it as being the very source of our bondage: The Fear of DeathBut I am not convinced that many of us understand the phrase as richly as possible, for “death” here is as much an allegory as referring to the actual and singular event of our passage from this world. In order to unlock the secret of the text I want to suggest to you an interpretation...
  • Satan, Sin, and Sociology

    01/27/2014 7:32:48 AM PST · by NYer · 5 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | January 26, 2014 | Anne Hendershott
    Satan falling from heaven, as depicted by Gustave Dore in an illustration for John MIlton's "Paradise Lost". In his first homily, given on March 14th, Pope Francis cautioned the faithful that “he who does not pray to the Lord, prays to the devil.” “When we do not profess Jesus Christ,” he further insisted, “we profess the worldliness of the devil, a demonic worldliness.” Since that day, he has spoken often of the one he has called the “prince of this world,” and the “father of lies.” And, in the book, On Heaven and Earth, then-Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio devoted...
  • The Combat of an Exorcist Today -- What the Devil Must Disclose

    01/14/2014 9:19:25 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 2 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | 1/14/14 | Giuseppe Nardi
    "...An outstanding feature of the "personality" of the devil is his "abysmal hatred". He "enjoys the evil in whatever form it occurs." In one exorcism, he cried: "Take this heinous book of the Apocalypse. It is written about a woman who gives birth. I always try to eat the children. Do you know how?" Then the devil described with frightening words, the daily mass murder of thousands of unborn children who are killed by abortion in the womb. ..."
  • The Weakness of God is Stronger than Satans Power

    11/11/2010 8:27:55 PM PST · by Salvation · 19 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington.org ^ | November 10, 2010 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Weakness of God is Stronger than Satans PowerBy: Msgr. Charles Pope There is a line in the Letter to the Hebrews which reads:You made [Jesus] for a little while lower than the angels; you crowned him with glory and honor,subjecting all things under his feet. In subjecting all things (to him), he left nothing not subject to him. Yet at present we do not see all things subject to him,but we do see Jesus crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, (Heb 2:7-9)Now this text is clear about two things. First, All things are subject to...
  • The Perils of the Pious: How the Devil Can Hijack Holy Practices

    09/03/2010 1:28:21 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 9/2/2010 | Msgr Charles Pope
    Many years ago I heard a Protestant Minister say that Satan wasnt all that concerned when a person went to church because he could drag a soul to Hell from a church pew just as soon as from a gutter or brothel. Now preachers are given to hyperbole and perhaps some distinctions are in order here, especially for a Catholic. We do in fact believe that the Sacraments, if received fruitfully, do strengthen us and provide a sure help against the incursions of the evil. That said, we ought to also acknowledge that there are certain temptations common to believers...