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  • POLAND: Millions of Poles prayed Rosary on the borders to save Christianity, Oct.7,2017

    10/11/2017 4:48:50 PM PDT · by Matt_DZ_PL · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11 Oct.,2017 | Paulus 4AD
    (click the picture to see the video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYf9MYG8P9E  
  • POLAND. Hundreds of thousands of Catholics pray Rosary at the borders (The Battle of Lepanto, 1571)

    10/07/2017 2:15:27 PM PDT · by Matt_DZ_PL · 32 replies
    France 24 ^ | 07 Oct., 2017 | AFP
    <p>Thousands of Polish Catholics formed human chains on the country's borders Saturday, begging God "to save Poland and the world" in an event many viewed as a spiritual weapon against the "Islamisation" of Europe.</p> <p>Reciting "Rosary to the Borders", they called to be protected from the dangers facing them. The episcopate insisted that it was a purely religious initiative.</p>
  • The Battle that Saved the Christian West

    06/09/2017 10:03:10 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 51 replies
    https://www.catholic.com ^ | November 10, 2011 | Christopher Check
    Americans know that in 1492 Christopher Columbus "sailed the ocean blue," but how many know that in the same year the heroic Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella conquered the Moors in Grenada? Americans would also probably recognize 1588 as the year of the defeat of the Spanish Armada by Francis Drake and the rest of Queen Elizabeth’s pirates. It was a tragedy for the Catholic kingdom of Spain and a triumph for the Protestant British Empire, and the defeat determined the kind of history that would one day be taught in American schools: Protestant British history. As a result, 1571,...
  • NEW BLOG: Top ten Battles in history (EVENTS IN HUMAN HISTORY)

    11/01/2016 7:22:18 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 34 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Kyle Weissman
    MAINESTATEGOP AND THE NEW ENGLAND ALLIANCE FOR LIBERTY AND FREE MARKETS PRESENTS A NEW BLOG  EVENTS IN HUMAN HISTORY BY KYLE WEISSMAN  We've had many history articles on our blog, The story of The Battle Of Lepanto being our best one, we've had many requests for more history related articles. So, we're presenting a new blog, EVENTS IN HUMAN HISTORY by our very own Kyle Weissman.  Kyle Weissman is one of our original founders of the New England Alliance For Liberty and Free Markets, He has been very very active in the free state movement in New Hampshire and...
  • The Battle Of Lepanto, The Feast of our lady of the Rosary Oct 7 1571

    10/16/2016 11:33:54 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 6 replies
    Last week was the 445th anniversary of one of the most important yet least known battles in world history...
  • Former Swiss Guard: My Most Powerful Weapon

    10/11/2016 10:34:47 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    business.cua ^ | October 7, 2016 | Dr. Mario Enzler
    On the liturgical calendar October 7th is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This feast celebrates the naval victory of the Holy League fleet at Lepanto which in 1571 saved Christian Civilization from defeat at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Pope Pius V knew well the tremendous importance of resisting the aggressive expansion of the Ottomans and the certain consequences of defeat at their hands. The battle was a spiritual one and the existence of the Christian West was at stake, so the Holy Father called on the faithful of Catholic Europe to join him in praying...
  • October 7, 1571

    10/07/2016 5:23:08 AM PDT · by paterfamilias · 22 replies
    October 7, 2016 | me
    The Battle of Lepanto, which saved Christian Europe from armed Moslem domination in the form of the Ottoman Turks. Don Juan of Austria, leading the Holy League against the Turks, was outnumbered: 300 Turkish galleys against 200 of the Holy League. Don Juan instructed all of his men to pray the Rosary prior to the engagement: the Turkish forces were utterly destroyed. Pope St. Pius V believed that this important victory was secured by the intercession of the Blessed Virgin. Thus, today is celebrated as the Feast of Our Lady of Victory and/or the Feast of Our Lady of the...
  • On This Day in 1571

    10/06/2015 10:57:42 PM PDT · by John Locke · 8 replies
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Lepanto White founts falling in the courts of the sun, And the Soldan of Byzantium is smiling as they run; There is laughter like the fountains in that face of all men feared, It stirs the forest darkness, the darkness of his beard, It curls the blood-red crescent, the crescent of his lips, For the inmost sea of all the earth is shaken with his ships. They have dared the white republics up the capes of Italy, They have dashed the Adriatic round the Lion of the Sea, And the Pope has cast his arms abroad for agony and loss,...
  • Our Lady Conqueror of Muslim Hearts: The Virgin Mary's Coming Conquest Of Islam

    On September 11th 1683, Vienna was besieged by Islamic Ottoman Turks. Christians throughout Europe prayed the Rosary in the midst of a desperate situation. At Vienna, vastly outnumbered European Christian forces miraculously and wonderfully delivered a crippling blow to Muslim expansion into Europe, preventing a grim invasion of the continent by Muslim forces. 41,000 Christian forces (including 30,000 troops of Polish King Jan III Sobieski that Pope Innocent XI had called upon) defeated a 140,000 man strong Turkish army the night of September 11th over three centuries before the 9/11 attacks on the United States that were also caused by...
  • Where was Secular Humanism at Lepanto?

    03/09/2015 3:28:39 PM PDT · by Sherman Logan · 7 replies
    Tom Kratman ^ | 2009 | Tom Kratman
    Where was Secular Humanism at Lepanto? The moral of this story, this afterword, is "Never bring a knife to a gunfight." Keep that in mind as you read. In any case, religious fanatics? Us? We don't think so. We're not going to sit here and lecture you on the value and validity of atheism versus faith. We'll leave that to Hitchens and Dawkins or D'Souza or the pope or anyone else who cares to make the leap. One way or the other. Hearty shrugs, all around. A defense of the existence of God was never the purpose of the book,...
  • Lessons From Lepanto (Ecumenical)

    10/07/2014 9:05:31 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 5 replies
    First Things ^ | 10/07/2014 | Nicholas Frankovich
    For months leading up to the Battle of Lepanto, fought on this day 443 years ago, Pope Pius V urged the faithful to pray for military victory against Muslim forces aiming to storm Italy from its Adriatic coast. Specifically, he enjoined Catholics in Europe to pray daily the most holy rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Christian navy prevailed, and on the Roman calendar October 7 was dedicated to Our Lady of Victory. Victory—what a golden word. Christians in earlier times appreciated its value. ICXC NIKA, they wrote. Christus vincit. Christ is victorious. Or, in English more colloquial: Christ...
  • October 7: The Feast of Our Lady of Victory -- How the 1571 Battle of Lepanto saved Europe.

    10/07/2014 6:56:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/07/2014 | Michael Novak
    For those who know little history, today’s battle with ISIS in the Middle East may seem new and unprecedented. It is not. In a.d. 622, Mohammed set out from Medina to conquer the whole Christian world for Allah by force of arms. Within a hundred years, his successors had occupied and pillaged every Christian capital of the Middle East, from Antioch through North Africa (home of Saint Augustine) and Spain. All that remained outside Allah’s reign was the northern arc from Southern France to Constantinople. What we are seeing in 2014 has a history of more than 1,300 years —...
  • Our Lady of the Rosary: Freedom and Joy

    10/06/2014 5:41:36 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | October 6, 2014 | Christopher Check
    The almost imperceptible lapping of the tide against the hull of the flagship, the stillness of the night, the breathing of the slaves slumped over their oars, and the spirited but hushed murmurs of the small assembly betrayed the fury of the battle that was just hours away. Tension and quiet.
  • September 11th Battles of Malta-1565; Vienna-1683; Zenta-1697; and attack on WTC/Pentagon

    09/20/2014 7:09:56 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | September 11, 2014 | William Federer
    In 1565, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent dominated the Mediterranean, with intentions of not only taking Sicily, Sardinia, Majorca, and southern Spain, but Rome itself. The only thing standing in his way was the small rocky island of Malta just south of Sicily, defended by the Knights of Malta. In March of 1565, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sent Algerian Admiral Dragut to Malta with 200 ships and 40,000 Muslim soldiers, including 6,500 elite Janissary troops. .... Queen Elizabeth I of England is said to have remarked: "If the Turks should prevail against the Isle of Malta, it is uncertain what further...
  • Battle of Lepanto

    09/12/2014 10:29:24 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 19 replies
    Research ^ | 12 September 2014 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Go search on the internet about the Battle of Lepanto. Read what happened in this historical naval conflict. The Muslim fleet commander was killed and BEHEADED and his head stuck up on a pike for all to see. Upon seeing their commander's head on a stick, the other Muslims lost heart and retreated...ending the battle. This is because they do NOT put their faith in a real god, but in men, their leaders, who are at one time powerful and vicious. When the leader is cut down, they run. The man who puts his faith in God will not run...
  • While America Weeps On September 11th, Malta Celebrates [Defeating the Muslims 9/11, 1565]

    09/12/2013 9:21:26 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Shoebat ^ | September 11, 2013 | Theodore Shoebat
    On September 11th, Americans remember a scene of gore, the Twin Towers being hit by planes and then crumbling down with countless human beings being crushed and ripped to pieces alongside the debris, and people jumping off buildings. On the same month of September — September 8th to be exact — the people of the small island of Malta celebrate how their country, in 1565, fought under the knight Jean Parisot de Valette and the religious Order of the Knights of St. John, and defeated the Muslims and their leader Sulaiman who were trying to conquer the Christians and reduce...
  • Catholic Word of the Day: HELP OF CHRISTIANS, 12-12-12

    12/12/2012 11:16:13 AM PST · by Salvation · 2 replies
    CatholicReference.net ^ | 12-12-12 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):HELP OF CHRISTIANS Title of the Blessed Virgin Mary, established as a feast by Pope Pius VII in 1814, in gratitude for his safe return to Rome after five years of captivity in Savona. Though not in the universal calendar, it is the patronal feast of Australia. The original invocation "Auxilium Christianorum" was inserted in the Litany of Our Lady by Pope St. Pius V in thanksgiving for the Christian victory over the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal...
  • LEPANTO, 7 OCTOBER 1571: The Defense of Europe

    10/06/2005 9:33:59 PM PDT · by B-Chan · 15 replies · 955+ views
    brucelewis.com ^ | 2005.10.07 | B-Chan
    Today, 7 October 2005, is the 434th anniversary of the Naval Battle of Lepanto -- the defeat of the invasion fleet of the Ottoman Empire by the Holy League fleet under command of Don John of Austria. They were an ad hoc fleet thrown together at the last moment from a rabble of squabbling principalities. England's ships did not join the defense -- their Protestant queen looked the other way. The French fleet, by orders of her Catholic king, were similarly absent. They were outnumbered, outgunned, and fighting with their backs to the wall. But they had one weapon the...
  • The Battle that Saved the Christian West (October 7, 1571: Battle of Lepanto)

    10/07/2010 3:58:49 PM PDT · by iowamark · 42 replies · 1+ views
    This Rock magazine ^ | 07/03/2007 | Christopher Check
    Americans know that in 1492 Christopher Columbus "sailed the ocean blue," but how many know that in the same year the heroic Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella conquered the Moors in Grenada? Americans would also probably recognize 1588 as the year of the defeat of the Spanish Armada by Francis Drake and the rest of Queen Elizabeth’s pirates. It was a tragedy for the Catholic kingdom of Spain and a triumph for the Protestant British Empire, and the defeat determined the kind of history that would one day be taught in American schools: Protestant British history. As a result, 1571,...
  • The Heavy Hitters

    11/03/2009 11:42:25 AM PST · by mlizzy · 5 replies · 576+ views
    Vanity | 10-03-09 | Mlizzy
    Ada Scheidler [3rd generation Scheidler working for prolife] holds a protest sign at a rally outside Planned Parenthood Aurora [photo by Sam Scheidler].Today at Mass, I was praying for our nation, and what came to mind were the relatively few people (with prominent power!) "going to bat" for us doing the "extraordinary" (while putting their lives on the line) to help save our nation and the world at large. Of course, there are others, but as the following continue on their journeys attempting to "knock [another] one out of the park," know that there is a way that we can...