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  • Pope Francis Laments On Day Of The Poor: The Rich Are Winning

    11/19/2018 8:06:22 AM PST · by Perseverando · 25 replies
    Huff Post ^ | November 19, 2018 | Mary Papenfuss
    Pontiff slams “wealthy few who feast on what belongs to us all.” Pope Francis warned Sunday in his weekly sermon that calls for help from the poor are growing stronger — yet they continue to be ignored as the wealthy grab more resources that belong to everyone.
  • Bypass the Pope By Going Directly to The Savior,

    11/18/2018 7:38:12 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 35 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/18/18 | Judi McLeod
    The only way— to escape the evil grip of the ongoing crisis in the Church. There’s an increasingly perceivable-Li’l Abner Joe Btfsplk-like black cloud hovering over the heads of the faithful during the ongoing crisis in the Catholic Church. People are said to be leaving the Church in droves. The Bishop of Rome has slammed the door shut on all criticism of the dominance of homosexuality in a clergy increasingly in league with the devil.
  • Flashback: Pope Benedict XVI Believes Christianity Will Rekindle in Europe

    11/14/2018 11:31:21 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 10 replies
    OCT. 17, 2012 Pope Benedict XVI granted a rare interview to the creators of a documentary in which he said that he is “convinced” that “there will also be a new springtime for Christianity” in Europe. The movie, entitled Bells of Europe: A Journey Into the Faith in Europe, considers Christianity, European culture and the future of the continent. In addition to the Pope, it features interviews with leaders of the other main Christian denominations in Europe, as well as leaders in politics and culture. “Young people have seen much — the proposals of the various ideologies and of consumerism...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Martin I, Pope and Martyr (Gueranger)

    11/12/2018 5:50:43 AM PST · by CMRosary
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Red Demidouble WHILE THE CONCOURSE OF PILGRIMS to the sepulchre of the Bishop of Tours induced his third successor Perpetuus to raise over his precious remains the basilicas, in which so many prodigies were to be wrought all through the middle ages, Rome herself was dedicating to St. Martin one of her noblest churches, uniting with him as joint titular her own illustrious Pontiff and Confessor Sylvester. Adorned with this twofold glory, St. Martin-on-the-hill worthily inaugurated in the eternal City the cultus of Confessors side by side with that of the Martyrs. But another honor awaited the venerable sanctuary....
  • Fr. James Martin: Pope Appoints ‘Gay-Friendly’ Bishops, Cardinals to Change Church on LGBT

    11/07/2018 6:12:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 127 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 11/7/18 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 7, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Vatican consultant and homosexual activist priest Fr. James Martin stated at a recent conference that Pope Francis has gone out of his way to appoint “gay-friendly” bishops and cardinals in the Catholic Church. Speaking at the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice 2018 in Washington D.C. on Saturday evening, the Jesuit priest and America magazine editor-at-large told students that “things are changing” in the Church regarding homosexuality under Francis’ watch. “...Just look at what has happened in the last five years--since Pope Francis has been elected,” he said. “First of all, Pope Francis’s comments...
  • Report: Priest pedophilia is on the rise again, linked to homosexuality

    11/06/2018 3:45:00 PM PST · by deandg99 · 13 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/06/2018 | Dr. Eowyn
    On Nov. 2, 2018, Louisiana-based Ruth Institute released a study, Is Catholic clergy sex abuse related to homosexual priests?. The Ruth Institute was founded in 2008 by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, an economics-trained author and writer on marriage, family and human sexuality who was the spokesperson for Proposition 8, the California ballot measure defining marriage as a union of one man and one woman which was passed by voters but nixed by an activist judge. Far-left groups including the Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD, and Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) have criticized the Ruth Institute’s stance against same-sex marriage and other...
  • Michael Moore claims Pope Francis told him 'capitalism is a sin' (Trunc.)

    11/03/2018 7:56:09 AM PDT · by libstripper · 57 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Nov. 3, 2018 | Leah Mcdonald
    Full title: "Controversial filmmaker Michael Moore claims Pope Francis told him 'capitalism is a sin' and the 'poor must always come first' at a recent meeting in the Vatican City" Excerpt: Pope Francis apparently told US filmmaker Michael Moore that capitalism is a sin and that the ‘poor must always come first’ when they met recently in the Vatican City. Michael Moore, 64, told Late Night with Seth Meyers that he met the Pope two weeks ago and he made the comments when Moore asked him about income inequality.
  • Vatican II Church Meltdown – Days 52-65 News & Comm. on the ongoing Viganň Drama… [Catholic Caucus]

    11/03/2018 5:16:35 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 2 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | October 30, AD 2018 | Editor
    Developments & Reactions (Note: This will be the last Meltdown summary post for the time being) [UPDATED 30-OCT-2018 01:10 UTC] This post continues our coverage of the ongoing ecclesiastical Chernobyl unleashed by the accusations of the former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Abp.” Carlo Viganň, which were first published on Aug. 25, 2018 and have the potential not only to bring an end to the Francis “pontificate” but even to throw the entire Vatican II Sect into unprecedented chaos: Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 Developments Francis is reportedly “stonewalling a summons for his head of the Congregation for the Doctrine...
  • Human Remains Found in Vatican Property, Investigation Launched

    10/31/2018 7:11:30 AM PDT · by LoicW · 15 replies
    NN ^ | 10/31/18 | Jay Greenberg
    With the Catholic Church already waist deep in scandal, liberal Pope Francis is now faced with an even longer list of questions to avoid answering, after human remains have been discovered on a property belonging to the Vatican. Late on Tuesday night, fragments of human bones were discovered during the remodeling of a building attached to the Vatican’s embassy in Rome, Italy. Speculation has been mounting that the remains may belong to a 15-year-old girl who went missing in 1983 in a case that, campaigners believe, was covered up when Catholic Church officials were suspected in connection with her disappearance.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Evaristus, Pope and Martyr (Gueranger)

    10/25/2018 9:08:50 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 2 replies
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Red Simple THE BELOVED DISCIPLE had just received the long-promised visit of our Lord inviting him to heaven when the Church, under Evaristus, completed the drawing up of the itinerary for her long pilgrimage to the end of time. The blessed period of the apostolic times was definitively closed, but the eternal City continued to augment her treasure of glory. Under this pontificate the virgin Domitilla, by her martyrdom, cemented the foundations of the new Jerusalem with the old. Then Ignatius of Antioch brought to the “Church that presides in charity” the testimony of his death; he was the...
  • Pope Compares Conservatives to HITLER: ‘You Can't Live Sowing Hate'

    10/25/2018 7:52:37 AM PDT · by JonnyFive · 87 replies
    NN ^ | 10/24/18 | Jacky Murphy
    Pope Francis associated populists and conservatives concerned with protecting borders to Hitler, before warning that the 'sowing of hate' led to the Second World War. During a book launch in Rome, the Pontiff told the crowd that Nazi Germany expanded power via populism.
  • Populism Leads to Hitler, Pope Francis Warns

    10/24/2018 6:23:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 50 replies
    The Pope called for more tolerance and warned about populism during a speech at the Vatican on Tuesday, Italian news agency Ansa reports. “It is important that young people should know how populism is born. I think of Hitler last century, who had promised the development of Germany. That we know how populism starts: by sowing hate. You can’t live sowing hate,” Pope Francis warned. According to the religious leader more should be taught to young people about the history of World Wars, “so that they do not fall into the same mistake and know how populism spreads.” The pope...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Callixtus I, Pope and Martyr (Gueranger)

    10/13/2018 9:07:14 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Red Double HE WAS A SIGN OF CONTRADICTION in Israel. In his own time, Christians were ranged either around him or against him. The trouble excited by his mere name sixteen hundred years ago was renewed in the middle of the nineteenth century by the discovery of a famous book, which gave an occasion to the sectaries of our own days to stand with those of old against Callixtus and the Church. The book, entitled Philosophumena or refutation of heresies, was composed in the third century; it represented Callixtus, whose life and character were painted in the darkest colors,...
  • Holy Smoke! Kim Jong-un Invites Pope to Pyongyang

    10/12/2018 8:07:08 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 19 replies
    Guardian Benjamin Hass ^ | 12 Oct 18 | hapnHAL
    The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has invited Pope Francis to visit his country, according to South Korean officials. Kim told his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, at a summit last month that he would “ardently welcome the pope if he visits Pyongyang”, according to a spokesman for the presidential Blue House. Moon, who is Catholic, will visit Europe for a nine-day trip beginning on 13 October. He will meet the Pope and intends to relay the invitation. The desire to welcome the leader of the Catholic church comes as Kim attempts to transform his image from paranoid head of...
  • Pope Francis: Having an abortion is like 'hiring a hit man'

    10/10/2018 7:30:21 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/10/18 | JOHN BOWDEN
    Pope Francis shared some of his toughest words on abortion to date during remarks to tens of thousands of onlookers in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, comparing the procedure to "hiring a hit man to solve a problem." In his mass to thousands of Catholics gathered in the square, Pope Francis asked the the crowd whether it was right to ever "take out" a human life, according to Reuters. “I ask you: ‘Is it right to ‘take out’ a human life to solve a problem? What do you think? Is it right? Is it right or not?” Francis asked, to...
  • The Holy See's blindness

    10/09/2018 5:29:36 AM PDT · by John David Powell · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 9, 2018 | John David Powell
    Politics and sex. There was a time when some of us “seasoned” individuals believed you could not get enough of either. Sadly, that is not the case lately. Politics and sex; sex and politics. I do not know about you, but it has not been good for some folks in a long time. Sex in some form is all part of a day’s work for a political figure. It can range from criminal behavior (alleged or actual), to extramarital (real or imagined), to issues of gender (same or trans or whatever is in vogue at the moment). Former Louisiana governor...
  • Taiwan accuses Beijing of trying to make it ‘irrelevant’ with Vatican deal

    10/04/2018 2:04:12 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege
    South China Morning Post ^ | Oct 4, 2018 | Reuters
    The Vatican is Taiwan’s last remaining diplomatic ally in Europe. The self-ruled island has formal relations with 16 other countries, many of them small, less-developed nations in Central America and the Pacific. “Communist China remains committed to making the Taiwan people irrelevant to the United Nations and to excluding Taiwan from playing a meaningful role both in the United Nations family and in the international communities." Matthew Lee, Taiwan’s envoy to the Vatican, made the dig in a speech during a reception marking Taiwan’s national day that was attended by Vatican officials, including several directly involved in the negotiations with...
  • Vatican II Church Meltdown – Days 32-38 The Latest on the Viganň Letter Drama… (Catholic Caucus)

    10/03/2018 2:13:05 PM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 8 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | October 2, A.D. 2018 | Editor
    Developments & Reactions This post continues our coverage of the ongoing ecclesiastical Chernobyl unleashed by the accusations of the former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Abp.” Carlo Viganň, which were first published on Aug. 25 and have the potential not only to bring an end to the Francis “pontificate” but even to throw the entire Vatican II Sect into unprecedented chaos: Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018 Developments •“Documents obtained by CNN suggest Bishop Richard J. Malone did not sanction priests accused of sexual abuse and concealed the identities of alleged ‘predator priests’ from the public” •PJ Media‘s Debra Heine explains...
  • Stalin's Priests: Russia Infiltrates Catholic Church in New Thriller

    09/23/2018 7:29:47 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 8 replies
    Stalin’s Priests” tells the story of Rolf Wozzack, a KGB agent, who is hand chosen by Joseph Stalin himself as part of the Russian leader’s plan to infiltrate the Catholic church to subvert it for his own use and eventually destroy it from within. Meanwhile, a 10-year-old girl named Lucia is visited by angels and the Virgin Mary with her two cousins and is told through prophecies 20 years before Stalin comes to power that Russia will spread evil throughout the world and persecute the church. “Through our research, we discovered that the head of the NY State Teachers Union...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Saint Linus, Pope/Martyr; Commemoration of Saint Thecla, Virgin/Martyr (Gueranger)

    09/22/2018 9:04:27 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    Red Semidouble THE LIVES OF THE FIRST VICARS OF CHRIST are buried in a mysterious obscurity; just as the foundations of a monument built to defy the ravages of time are concealed from view. To be the supports of the everlasting Church is a sufficient glory: sufficient to justify our confidence in them, and to awaken our gratitude. Let us leave the learned to discuss certain points in the following short Legend; as for ourselves, we will rejoice with the Church on this feast, and pay our loving veneration to the humble and gentle Pontiff, who was the first...