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  • VIDEO: Vatican orchestrated child abuse

    04/20/2018 9:00:33 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    aka Catholic ^ | April 16, 2018 | Louie Verrecchio
    Yesterday afternoon, the Jorge Bergoglio Show was filmed before a live audience at San Paolo della Croce parish in Rome. The truly sickening spectacle that took place there (a portion of which can be viewed in the video clip below) called to my mind the following words taken from the 1971 hit song, American Pie:Oh and as I watched him on the stage My hands were clenched in fists of rage No angel born in Hell Could break that Satan’s spell And as the flames climbed high into the night To light the sacrificial rite I saw Satan laughing...
  • I Place Before You St. Augustine and Jorge Bergoglio; Choose The Saint

    04/19/2018 2:07:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    The American Catholic ^ | April 18, 2018 | Guy McClung
    St. Augustine had views on marriage, sin, adultery,  and conscience directly contrary to those of Jorge Bergolgio as stated in his proclamation Amoris Laetitia (“AL” below). Passages quoted below from the works of St. Augustine, (henceforth “St. Augustine”) and Jorge Bergoglio (henceforth “Jorge”) show how widely the views of Jorge depart from, and in many instances contradict, Church teaching.   Can there be eternal condemnation ? Jorge:  “The way of the Church is not to condemn anyone for ever” (AL, 296).St. Augustine:  “The Death of the Wicked Shall Be Eternal in the Same Sense as the Life of the Saints.This...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope tells grieving child: your atheist father is in heaven

    04/16/2018 9:54:21 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | April 16, 2018 | Staff Reporter
    Pope Francis comforted a grieving child by telling him that his atheist father is in heaven.During a visit to Rome’s deprived Corviale district on Sunday, the Pope answered questions from a group of children. One of them, a boy called Emanuele, burst into tears when he met the Pope.After giving the child a long hug, Pope Francis asked him what was troubling him. Emanuele whispered in the Pope’s ear that his father, who was an atheist, had recently died and he was worried he could be in hell.Pope Francis asked Emanuele for permission to tell the crowd what he had...
  • Cardinal Burke: Pope Francis is ‘increasing the confusion’ (FULL INTERVIEW)

    04/05/2018 5:52:48 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Apr 5, 2018 | Raymond Burke, trans. Diane Montagna
    ROME, April 5, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis is “increasing the confusion” in the Church, and the College of Cardinals constitutes a de facto check against papal error, Cardinal Raymond Burke has said in a new interview. Speaking to the Italian Catholic news agency La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana, Cardinal Burke said the alleged ‘interview’ on hell with Pope Francis, published on Holy Thursday by his 94-year-old atheist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, “went beyond what is tolerable.” Burke also called the Vatican’s response to the “scandalized reactions” from across the globe “highly inadequate,” because it failed to reassert the Church’s teaching on...
  • Yes, Virginia, the Pope Does Believe in Hell (Fake News Strikes Again)

    04/04/2018 12:02:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/04/2018 | Tom Trinko
    Recently there has been a flurry of #fakenews claiming, incorrectly, that Pope Francis doesn't believe in Hell. It's important to note that the source of all this is a 93-year-old Italian reporter, who is an atheist and who doesn't take notes or record conversations.  He goes by memory, even when using "quotes," and he's misattributed things to the pope in the past. The Vatican has denied that the pope said what that reporter said the pope said.  However, since the denial doesn't explicitly say that the pope believes in Hell, the nattering nabobs of the left, and the right, are saying that...
  • [Cath Cauc] After Recent Comments on Hell, Report Emerges of Curial Backlash Against the Pope

    04/03/2018 6:21:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | April 3, 2018 | Steve Skojec
    Italian Journalist and author Antonio Socci has made waves this week with a piece of commentary, posted on his website on Easter Sunday, alleging that Pope Francis’s most recent conversation with La Repubblica publisher Eugenio Scalfari on the supposed non-existence of Hell has made bigger ripples throughout the Vatican than can be seen on the surface. According to Socci, the Vaticanist website Il Sismografo — which sources in Rome confirm is widely read within Vatican circles — lamented on Holy Saturday that despite the so-called “denial” from the Vatican (which wasn’t actually a denial at all) that the pope said what Scalfari reported...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Countdown to a Dire Conclusion

    04/03/2018 8:36:20 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | April 2, 2018 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Countdown to a Dire Conclusion by Christopher A. Ferrara April 2, 2018 As of Easter Monday we have yet to receive from the Vatican, much less from Pope Francis himself, an actual denial that Francis told Eugenio Scalfari that the souls of the damned “are not punished” eternally and that “there is no hell, there is the disappearance of sinful souls.”  As noted in my previous column, this is at least the second time Scalfari has quoted Francis to that effect on the pages of La Repubblica. The “denial” issued by the Vatican Press Office tellingly fails to dispute the...
  • NPR Corrects Wrong Facts About Easter; Did Jesus Go to Hell After Crucifixion?

    04/02/2018 11:00:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/01/2018 | Anugrah Kumar
    In an article on Good Friday, NPR described Easter inaccurately as "the day celebrating the idea that Jesus did not die and go to hell or purgatory or anywhere like that, but rather arose into heaven — is on Sunday." The error was corrected that Easter commemorates Jesus' resurrection, but did He go to hell after crucifixion?NPR corrected it as, "Easter — the day Christians celebrate Jesus' Resurrection — is on Sunday." But the error "practically begged Christians to renew charges that the media is biased against them," an article in The Washington Post commented.The post referred to the Apostle's Creed, saying...
  • Where Is Jesus Between His Death and Resurrection?

    03/31/2018 8:57:29 AM PDT · by Salvation · 63 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-31-18 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Where Is Jesus Between His Death and Resurrection? Msgr. Charles Pope • March 30, 2018 • Christ Preaching to the Dead, Duccio (1308-11)Where is Christ after He dies on Friday afternoon and before He rises on Easter Sunday? Both Scripture and Tradition answer this question. Consider the following excerpt from a second century sermon as well as this meditation from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday (ca. 2nd century A.D.):Today a great silence reigns on earth, a great silence and a great stillness. A great silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Scalfari and the Pope: A farce that has to end

    03/31/2018 5:44:15 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    La Nuova Bussola Italiana via Rorate Caeli ^ | March 30, 2018 | Riccardo Cascioli
    Scalfari and the Pope: A farce that has to end Riccardo Cascioli La Nuova Bussola Italiana March 30, 2018 The Pope who denies the existence of Hell. A thing of such magnitude that was then spread by newspapers throughout the world for hours and hours before the Holy See issued a denial of  Eugenio Scalfari’s words. Yet some things don’t quite add up in the Press Office’s communiqué... What must a poor Catholic think, when connecting to Internet on Holy Thursday morning he finds that the Pope has told an old journalist friend that hell doesn’t exist and that the souls...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal says Church teaching doesn’t put any specific person in Hell

    03/31/2018 3:28:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    Crux ^ | March 31, 2018 | Crux Staff
    After Pope Francis was cited by an Italian journalist as saying that Hell doesn’t exist, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster in the U.K. took to the BBC to say that what Francis may have had in mind is the imagery of Hell as a place of endless fire and torment, which, the cardinal insisted, “has never been part of Catholic teaching.”“The image of fire and brimstone and all that has never been part of Catholic teaching. It’s been part of Catholic iconography, Christian iconography, but it’s never been part of teaching,” Nichols said on Friday.“In fact, you know, there’s nowhere...
  • Vatican: Pope did not say there is no hell

    03/30/2018 8:49:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    BBC ^ | 03/30/2018
    The Vatican has denied that Pope Francis told a well-known Italian journalist that "there is no hell".The quote came in an article in Italy's La Repubblica daily. But the Vatican said "no quotations" in the article "should be considered as a faithful transcription" of the Pope's words.The Vatican said the article was based on a private meeting the Pope had with the daily's founder, Eugenio Scalfari. Catholic Church doctrine affirms the existence of hell and its eternity.The souls of sinners descend into hell, where they suffer "eternal fire", the Catholic catechism states.However, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the most senior Catholic in...
  • Confusion—now about hell—is the hallmark of this pontificate

    03/30/2018 5:35:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | March 29, 2018 | Phil Lawler
    Okay, Pope Francis probably did not say: “There is no hell.” But that’s the headline story for today—for Holy Thursday. And while maybe the interviewer is responsible for an inaccurate quotation, the Pope himself is responsible for the ensuing confusion. The Vatican, naturally, has rushed out another “clarification.” Notice, however, that the Vatican statement does not actually deny that Pope Francis uttered those words. Because the truth is that nobody actually knows exactly what he said.
  • Vatican distances itself from claim that Pope doesn’t believe in hell

    03/29/2018 1:51:21 PM PDT · by Slyfox · 53 replies
    The Catholic Herald ^ | March 29, 2018 | David V. Barrett
    The Pope says Hell doesn’t exist – this was the shock news in an Italian newspaper on Thursday. Eugenio Scalfari, co-founder and first editor of Repubblica, published his latest conversation with Pope Francis in the paper today. After an introduction in which he says “I have the privilege of being his friend”, he relates their conversation on Tuesday at the Santa Marta Palace in the Vatican where Francis has lived since his election. They begin talking about the Passion and Creation, then Scalfari, well-known as an atheist, reminds the Pope about saying that good souls are admitted to the contemplation...

    03/29/2018 10:01:40 AM PDT · by MNDude · 194 replies
    Pope Francis leads the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday, during which sacred oils are blessed at Saint Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, on March 29. That same day, Italian newspaper La Repubblica revealed that the pontiff believed that hell did not exist
  • Pope Francis: 'There Is No Hell'

    03/29/2018 8:52:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 114 replies ^ | 03-29-2018 | By Michael W. Chapman
    In another interview with his longtime atheist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, Pope Francis claims that Hell does not exist and that condemned souls just "disappear." This is a denial of the 2,000-year-old teaching of the Catholic Church about the reality of Hell and the eternal existence of the soul. The interview between Scalfari and the Pope was published March 28, 2018 in La Repubblica. The relevant section on Hell was translated by the highly respected web log, Rorate Caeli. The interview is headlined, "The Pope: It is an honor to be called revolutionary." (Il Papa: “È un onore essere chiamato rivoluzionario.")...
  • Pope Francis Denies the Existence of Hell

    03/29/2018 7:40:27 AM PDT · by NRx · 297 replies
    Rorate Caeli | 03-29-2018
    [Scalfari:] Your Holiness, in our previous meeting you told me that our species will disappear in a certain moment and that God, still out of his creative force, will create new species. You have never spoken to me about the souls who died in sin and will go to hell to suffer it for eternity. You have however spoken to me of good souls, admitted to the contemplation of God. But what about bad souls? Where are they punished? [Francis:] "They are not punished, those who repent obtain the forgiveness of God and enter the rank of souls who contemplate...
  • Heaven Or Hell: Take Your Choice

    03/20/2018 4:59:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | March 20, 2018 | Mike Adams
    Last week, I was driving south from Hattiesburg to Biloxi on my way to spend a couple of days on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. I decided to take a different route than my usual trek south on US Highway 49. Instead, I took Interstate 59 to MS Highway 53. About a mile or two after taking the exit, I came upon Juniper Grove Road. It led me to Juniper Grove Baptist Church, which sits in front of a graveyard where my cousin Theodore Gilmore Bilbo is buried. I decided to pull over and visit his gravesite, given that I had...
  • Hell Introduces 13 New Varieties Of Pineapple Pizza

    03/04/2018 9:23:43 AM PST · by Silentgypsy · 70 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 08/24/2017 | Unattributed
    HELL—The demonic forces of Satan proudly announced Thursday the debut of 13 new varieties of pineapple pizza, designed to torture millions of humans deceived into consuming the hellish abominations. The exciting new spins on pineapple pizza were forged in the fires of the hottest portions of hell, and are designed to cause the greatest pain and suffering on earth as possible. “We expect the new Krazy Pineapple Kale pizza to be especially nefarious,” one high-ranking demonic official said in a board meeting unveiling the new assault on all things good and holy. “The pizzas shall masquerade as good and wholesome...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The new Catholic ‘paradigm’ would mean ‘accompanying’ sinners right into hell

    02/28/2018 3:47:15 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 28, 2018 | Alan Keyes
    The new Catholic ‘paradigm’ would mean ‘accompanying’ sinners right into hell Alan Keyes Follow Alan amoris laetitia , bible , blase cupich , catholic Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. (Matthew 7:13-14) Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.  You will know them by their fruits. (Matthew 7:15)...