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Saturday 27 September 2014

Calling all Muslims, +++ Al Massih Yasou' Ibnollah +++

Back on July 23, I wrote the post copied below. Not surprisingly, some people did not like it.  Even some Catholics found it offensive.

Two months have past now and what has happened? 

More blood and beheading, even yesterday, another case of "workplace violence" which was actually another jihadist act against an innocent person. 

The Second Vatican Council documents and the Catechism refer to individuals who "profess" to be part of "Abrahamic" faith. Not the actual religion of Islam. That being said, Islam itself, is evil. Its founder, Mahomet, was a thief, a murderer and a child molester. On one day, this "prophet' beheaded 700 Jews. In one day, this religion beheaded 800 Catholics in Otranto whose relics are embedded in the walls.  How can we logically conclude that this comes from God? (and please, do not even think of comparing the Crusades or Spanish Inquisition, spare me.)

If you can pray five times a day at a mat to your god and then can go and cut off someone's neck, are you worshiping a god of good or one of evil? Not every Muslim is a radical jihadist. There are many wonderful decent people who are Muslim but it is not because of their religion, it is in spite of it. They are in darkness, deceived by a demon that wants them all his own and in Hell. 

Wake up people. Islam is false religion and Mahomet was a false prophet!

It cannot be anything else.

If you accept that the Koran is right, then Christ is wrong and a liar. How much clearer can it be. If you, as a Catholic, hold that Islam is just another way to reach heaven, then you are deceived.

Islam denies the Holy Trinity.

Islam denies the Sonship of Jesus.

Islam denies the divinity of Christ.

Islam denies the crucifixion and death of Jesus.

Islam denies the resurrection of Jesus.

Islam is Arianism fused with moon-god paganism.

Islam is from Hell!

What is it you don't get about that?

We need to pray friends and return to the sacraments and the Holy Mass.  

We must call to our Muslim brothers and sisters to get out of this prison of evil in which they have become bonded. They must come to Christ and His Church.

We must proclaim it, even if our Pope and our Cardinals and our Bishops and our Priests and our expert theologians and our Catholic media sycophants won't.

My Muslim brothers and sisters. You are loved by the Triune God. You are loved by Al Massih Yasou' Ibnollah, the Saviour of the World. He is my Messiah. He is your Messiah. You are loved by Mother Maryam. She wants you for her own. She wants you (and us) out of the clutches of Shatan. 

Come, come to Jesus!

Get out of this bondage of evil that has you by its throat as you cut the throats of others. 

There are no black-eyed virgins. There is no paradise awaiting, there is only death. 

There is no other way.  

There is no other salvation for the world.

Only Christ and Him crucified!


Let us all be Nazarenes!

The post below and the photo to the right show the Arabic letter "nun", the first letter of the world Nazarene which has been sprayed on the doors and buildings of homes and businesses of Christians in Mosul. This is reminiscent of the Nazi treatment of Jews in the years leading up to the war when the yellow Star of David was smeared on their businesses and the Jewish people were ordered to wear one. I have chosen, as have thousands of others, to change my Facebook picture to that in the post below as an act of solidarity with our Chaldean Christian brothers and sisters in Iraq and our Syriac brethren in Syria. 

We are witnessing a genocide and the world stands by.

An interesting report follows below of sincere Muslims holding signs; "I am Iraqi; I am Christian" as an act of solidarity, the report even identified the same "nun" on many facebook pages and below as a popular social-media act of solidarity.

You and I can do little directly but we can pray, we must pray; and we can also show our solidarity by this symbol and to show our politicians and these evil perpetrators that we stand with our sisters and brothers but also that we will not be moved.
Are there good Muslims? 
Of course there are, and there are bad Christians.

But, where there are good Muslims, it can only bebecause of natural law and a sense of justice and truth that is somewhere written upon their hearts in spite of; and not because of their religion. 

Islam's view of God is false, it cannot be otherwise. 

It's founder was a murderer, a child-molester, a thief and warlord. No "prophet" from God would do what he did, nor have put in a book the lies which exist in it (Mahomet himself was illiterate). There was no appearance by the Angel Gabriel and even the so-called prophet, disposed of the Satanic Verses from his own book because he believed that Satan had appeared to him disguised as an angel. Perhaps, he was always disguised as one, eh? 

Truly, we cannot both be right. If Islam is true, then Christianity is a lie. That is how opposed the two are.

Islam denies the revealed truth of the Holy Trinity, the Triune Godhead of FATHER, SON and HOLY SPIRIT

"O People of the Scripture! Do not speak lies against Allah, but speak the Truth. That Jesus Christ, son of Mary, was a messenger of Allah, and His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and a spirit from Him. So believe in Allah and His messengers, and say not ‘Trinity.’ Desist! It is better for you. For Allah is one God." An-Nisa 4:17

Islam denies the Divinity of Jesus Christ, His Kingship and His Sonship and His equal part of the Godhead.

The Apostle Paul tell us clearly:

"I wonder that you are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ, unto another gospel. Which is not another, only there are some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach a gospel to you besides that which we have preached to you, let him be anathema. As we have said before, so now I say again: if any one preach to you a gospel, besides that which you have received, let him be anathema." Galations 1:6-9.

The Second Vatican Council document on the Relations of the Church with Non-Christian Religions (Nostra aetate) has this to say about Muslims:

Church regards with esteem also the Moslems who adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself, merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, and has spoken to men take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable decrees, just as Abraham, with whom the faith of Islam takes pleasure in linking itself, submitted to God point of reference. Jesus whom, indeed, they do not acknowledge Him as God, they revere Him as a prophet, honour Mary, His virgin Mother; sometimes they even call on her with devotion. In addition, look for the day of judgment when God will reward all men raised. From that time, they value the moral life and God especially through prayer, almsgiving and fasting worship them. 

But if in the course of centuries not a few quarrels and hostilities have arisen between Christians and Moslems, this sacred synod urges all to forget the past and to work sincerely for mutual understanding and for all mankind social justice and moral welfare, as well as peace and freedom. P3 Nostra aetate.

Who am I to contradict this document?  Well, we cannot place a non-doctrinal document which was loaded with politics above revealed truth as in Holy Scripture. Reading St. Paul and then reading Nostra aetate, who are we to believe? Clearly, there was a desire to have the Council reject any antisemitism of the past directed towards are "elders brothers in the faith;" but in order to achieve this, there was a negotiation with the Catholic bishops, Latin and Eastern Rite of the Arab countries -- something needed to be said for them living in the midst of the Islamic world. Something else about Nostra aetate? It was the ranked as a "Declaration" not a "Constitution" and does not carry the same weight.  

Not only is Nostra aetate not doctrinal, it is political and it cannot be placed over Holy Scripture and Holy Tradition.

There are some that believe that Islam's god is the ancient moon-god of the pagan Arabs, clearly, Mahomet knew this "god" from his own pagan background and he mixed this paganism with what he knew of Judaism from trading with the Jews and what he learnt from Bahira, a heretical Christians monk fused with Arianism and Nestorianism. Bahira was the one that put the poison fruit of false Christianity in the mind of the young "prophet." There can be no doubt as Catholics; we must not call Mahomet anything other than what he is -- anantichrist!

Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that Antichrist cometh, even now there are become many Antichrists: whereby we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but they were not of us. For if they had been of us, they would no doubt have remained with us; but that they may be manifest, that they are not all of us. But you have the unction from the Holy One, and know all things. I have not written to you as to them that know not the truth, but as to them that know it: and that no lie is of the truth. Who is a liar, but he who denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is Antichrist, who denieth the Father, and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father. He that confesseth the Son, hath the Father also. As for you, let that which you have heard from the beginning, abide in you. If that abide in you, which you have heard from the beginning, you also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father. 
1 John 2:18-24

Islam will explain this simply, -- the apostles were liars and there is a mask on the real Jesus.

What we are seeing in all of this violence and bloodshed is in fact, the true Islam.  Islam was founded by the sword and spread by the sword. Mahomet was an antichrist, his book is the same and those who would preach to you that they are not ignorant of history. 

Throughout history, Islam has been the purveyor of death and murder. We are seeing the early centuries of it replayed before our very eyes.

Our governments are impotent because they have no understanding of the Social Kingship of Christ. They cannot deal with this because they cannot understand its roots. 

Our people are suffering and dying. 

Will we at least be strong enough to stand up for them?

God grant us courage and peace.

17th century pulpit, sculpted in wood by Mattheus van Beveren from the Church of Our Lady in Dendermonde, Flanders showing Mahomet and the Koran crushed by two angels.

Saturday 20 September 2014

Pope allegedly calls Kasper: "discerner of the spirit"

According to this Cardinal, the Pope has told him that he is a man "who discerns the spirit." Well, I can't say the Pope said that but Kasper said that he did, My question is "which spirit?"

To even hint that the Church should open the door on artificial contraception is heresy and from some kind of "spirit" but not one from heaven. 

To utter that couples who remain continent at times and choose not to have children for valid reasons -- grave reasons, is the height of arrogance and deceit. In fact, being continent at times takes struggle, to be abstinent is a test in controlling ones appetite and lusting after ones spouse. This, is in faith and harmony to the Church's timeless teaching and the Magisterial teaching of three Popes in Casti Connubii and Humanae Vitae and Familaris Consortio.

The Cardinal knows this; but he is trying to manipulate the debate that would put "artificial" contraception on the same level as nature.   

To state that those who abstain at certain times are using the equivalent of "artificial contraception" is an outright lie.

See here and the original which follows.

The case for mercy
18 September 2014 by Christopher Lamb

The leading proponent of relaxing the ban on Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics tells Christopher Lamb that the Church too often appears rule-bound
Given pride of place  on a mantelpiece in his apartment, a stone’s throw from the colonnades of St Peter’s Square, is a photo of Cardinal Walter Kasper as a day-old baby lying next to his mother. “We all start from the same place,” joked the cardinal pointing to the picture. The question of family is the hot topic in Rome with next month’s extraordinary synod on the matter fast approaching.

An eminent theologian with a down-to-earth pastoral style, the president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity has won many admirers over the years, not least Pope Francis. At the start of his pontificate, the Pope praised Cardinal Kasper’s book on mercy, which, he said, had “done him so much good”.

The Pope and Kasper are agreed on the importance of the mercy of God, and for the Church to demonstrate this to the world. In February Francis asked the 81-year-old theologian to address a gathering of cardinals ahead of the Synod on the Family.

Cardinal Kasper gave an eloquent speech looking at how marriage was understood in the early Church, and the pressures facing married couples today. He then offered suggestions on how the Church could find an opening to its blanket ban on divorced and remarried Catholics receiving Communion.

Relaxing the ban – a suggestion the cardinal first aired in 1993 when he was Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart – has unleashed fierce opposition from some inside the Vatican, including his fellow German, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. So what did he make of the reaction?

“I was a little surprised,” he told me in the living room of his flat, its walls covered with shelves of books on theology. “But I did not say you can admit all [divorced and remarried] to Communion. There are different situations: there are those who abandon a marriage and those who are the innocent party. I am not abandoning the indissolubility of marriage – we cannot do that! But a Christian can fail.”

Referring to his time in Stuttgart, he added: “I remember a situation when I was a bishop, a pastor came to me; there was a mother who was divorced and remarried and he said she prepared her daughter in a wonderful way for First Holy Communion – much better than the others. And then he said, ‘Now I must say to the daughter that you can receive Holy Communion but not your mother.’ If a second civil marriage is solid and there is real metanoia [change of heart] then I think sins can be forgiven.”

Kasper’s latest book says that the concept of mercy has been badly ignored by theologians and needs to be rediscovered both by the Church and by society at large.

“It has been neglected because the main concept was justice,” he said, adding that mercy is not just about forgiveness but a sign of God’s sovereignty. Some, I ask, might see an appeal to mercy as a way of condoning bad behaviour?

 “No, no” he replied. “Justice is the minimum and mercy is the maximum. Mercy presupposes justice and does not abolish it.”

In his book, Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life, he is critical of the Church for failing to express mercy. Too often, he explained, it can appear as rigid and rule-bound: “It is scandalous that the Church is often seen as not merciful. It is a vocation of the Church to be merciful to sinful people. Mercy does not justify the sin but the sinner. The Church should try to share in people’s situations, and find out why people might behave in a certain way. It cannot simply condemn: it must understand first and then accompany and help people.”

All of this sounds remarkably similar to Pope Francis: the only difference between Cardinal Kasper and other bishops who might say similar things is that he was talking about mercy before Francis was elected. And given that this Pope is not a professor like his predecessor, it could be argued Kasper is the closest we have to Francis’s theologian.

The cardinal refuses to give himself such a title – “that would be too arrogant” – but admits that Francis has told him: “You are a man who discerns the spirit.”

And where is the spirit leading the Church in relation to the family? The synod next month is the start of a process of discernment that will culminate in another synodal gathering in 2015 where proposals will be made.

Cardinal Kasper, who will attend the synod as a nominee of Francis, says his first hope is that the Church can bear witness to the beauty of marriage and family life that is in a crisis in the Western world. He says economic and labour systems are “anti-family” and too focused on the individual. Fathers have to be away from their families for long periods of time due to work and there is a lack of adequate housing in cities.

“The Church needs to have a prophetic voice in this area,” he said. “Society needs to support family and not be anti-family. Many people simply cannot afford more than two children.”

Then there are the “hot-button” issues. Does he think there will be an opening on Communion for divorced and remarried?

“I do not know. I am not a prophet! I hope that bishops will listen to the voice of people who live as divorced and remarried – the sensus fidei. They should listen and then next year they should decide what is possible and what is not possible,” he said, adding that his “impression” is that the Pope also wants an “opening”.

In his address to the cardinals in February, he cited Cardinal Newman’s essay “On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Faith”, which argued it was the faithful, not bishops, who preserved the faith during the controversies of the fourth and fifth centuries. This emphasised a teaching that each Catholic has a sense of faith by virtue of their Baptism. This sense of faith, the cardinal argues, must be taken seriously.

One area of teaching where many Catholic consciences are at odds with official teaching is on the Church’s ban on artificial contraception articulated in the encyclical Humanae Vitae. Cardinal Kasper said he had no solution and he hoped the question would be discussed at the synod. “To promote a sense that to have children is a good thing, that is the primary thing. Then how to do it and how not to do it, that is a secondary question. Of course the parents have to decide how many children are possible. This cannot be decided by the Church or a bishop, this is the responsibility of the parents,” said the cardinal, pointing out that natural family planning methods can also have an “artificial” element.

It is clear that Cardinal Kasper is a man whose teaching is informed by practice. It is a similar approach to that of the Bishop of Antwerp, Johan Bonny, who has called on the synod to listen to the experiences of laity and be mindful of the gap between Church teaching and practice. 
Cardinal Kasper would also like to see a rediscovery of the family as the domestic Church and for networks of Christian families to support one another in an increasingly secularised Western world.

“The family is the place where children learn their faith: I did not learn my faith by reading encyclicals! We prayed together and it was normal,” said the cardinal who, as one of three siblings, grew up just outside Stuttgart and has vivid memories of the Second World War. “We spent many nights in the basement during air raids. It wasn’t easy.”

As the start of the synod comes closer, it is far from clear whether Cardinal Kasper’s proposals on Communion for the divorced and remarried will be accepted. But whatever the outcome, the cardinal is offering a simple and obvious approach to the vast array of family situations we see today: stop condemning and start understanding.

It is an approach that Pope Francis clearly endorses and also, one cannot help thinking, in tune with Christ’s words in Matthew 9:13: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.”

Catholic faithful catechise Cardinal Dolan

New York Cardinal Archbishop Timothy Dolan has tired in vain to explain his absurd decision to be Grand Marshall at next year's St.Patrick's Day parade where an out and proud group of homosexualists suffering from SSAD (same-sex attraction disorder) from NBC will march proclaiming the appropriateness of their lifestyle.

Yes, people deserve respect but when an individuals personal sin becomes a linchpin to  undermine the culture, we need to call it out. Jesus said to the woman caught in adultery, "go and sin no more." He did not say, take a sign and stand up and proudly proclaim "Look at me, I am an adulterer!"

Dolan wrote an explanation of his decision in the Archdiocesan paper with a copy on his Facebook page. 

It is amazing how the laity have taken him on and how right they are in comparison to His Eminence.

"Why was there a Judas? To prepare the Church for apostate bishops" Father John Hardon.

Wednesday 17 September 2014

The Lion of Rome

A few years ago, I read a story on the Internet, which I can no longer find; it was written by a man that once suffered from same-sex attraction.

He wrote that he was outraged that then Bishop Burke of LaCrosse in Wisconsin would speak out firmly against sodomy. This man sent letters to the Bishop, hateful and spiteful letters. A few years later, he had a conversion to Christ and His Church. By then, Raymond Leo Burke was the Archbishop of St. Louis, in Missouri. The man that harassed him so many times sought him out in St. Louis and was surprised when the Archbishop accepted his request for a meeting. He came to the Archbishop and apologised. Archbishop Burke then went to a closet to retrieve a shoebox. Inside the shoebox were all the letters of harassment and hate that the man had sent to him. Archbishop Burke explained that he would regularly pray over the letters for the man and gave him back his letters with his blessing.

I have a personal friend that knows Cardinal Burke personally, I told him this story and his reply was, "I don't know that I've ever heard that but I believe it because that is exactly the kind of thing that Cardinal Burke would do." 

As we digest the news, or rumour, that this holy man is about to be purged from the Curia and demoted, let us remember that God is in control and will not be mocked.

When I wrote my disgust last night to a priest friend, he responded, "The boat is Peter's and Christ is asleep, wake Him with prayer and penance."

There is nothing good that I can say about what is happening in Rome and I should say as little as possible or nothing at all; but my conscience will not allow it, I will therefore attempt to be as temperate as I can be.

The Church is in crisis as at no time in the last 500 years. Not since the protestant revolution have we been at such risk of another schism. We see daily a Vatican spin office polish an apple that is well beyond its freshness. Quotes and pictures and "rock-star" imaging. I am sick from it and sick of it. True humility is shown in the second paragraph above, not in daily issuances by hirelings in the Church of Christ over the daily action of a humble Bishop of Rome. True humility is submitting oneself to ones state in life and showing respect for those who have duties to fulfil. True humility is respecting that which came before and passing it on. True humility is not treating the Church as if it is nothing more than a political game that would make Ottawa, Washington or London blush. True humility would mean that you would do everything in your power to not scandalise the faithful. True humility would prevent one from engaging in a persecution of the most faithful followers of the Church. True humility would accept the place where you are asked to live rather than spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to make another place your own because you feel better there. True humility would not compromise the safety and security of your staff and innocent people around you by following the need to be prudent in a dangerous world rather than insist on the adulation. True humility would put on red shoes made by a local cobbler, subsidiarity it is called, and understand the symbolism behind them -- walking in the blood of the martyrs.

I could go on, but I need to stop now before I take a speckle-fitted nutty or become a Trad Behaving Badly, except for this:

They may think that they have set us back, that they will undo all that has been done for restoration. They are wrong. We will not be moved. We will not be silenced and they cannot hide. We are not our parents or our grandparents that had no knowledge and no tools. They were raised to "pray, pay and obey" and that allowed these rats, these wolves to destroy the liturgy and faith and the tolerated pederastic infiltration. We will not tolerate this anymore.

They will be outed in this life and judged by God in the next.

Do you miss him yet?

PostScript: Conclaves happen, this will not go on forever. Doctrine cannot be changed, the Holy Spirit will not allow that, though He will allow man to not listen to Him and put in the Chair someone who will tickle their ears. The day will come when there will be another Pope, a true restorationist.

A Lion in Rome.

Monday 15 September 2014

Canadian Bishops and Durocher -- full of gas

In a move reminiscent of former Winnipeg Archbishop Weisgerber's plastic water-bottle sermon-from-the-mount, Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishop's President Paul-Andre Durocher has now decided that the greatest ill in Canada is its potential of becoming a global energy "super-power." 

Retired Archbishop of Winnipeg, Weisgerber
Quoted on Radio VM, Durocher states that while it is not a "position" it is a "working tool and reflection on issues of social justice. It is made for the education of adult faith on the social doctrine of the Church."

Originating as a Jesuit document, its English release is set for this week in Toronto. It is good to know that the Sisters of Sainte-Anne de Lachine, the Sisters of IBVM (Loreto in Toronto), the Sisters of Mercy of Newfoundland and Sisters Foundation St. Joseph of the Diocese of London all support the document. Considering that each of these former Orders are on their literal death beds, what they think is hardly relevant to the Church.

CCCB President, Bishop Durocher
This is nothing more than Marxist drivel coming out of our Bishops Conference and our debauched and corrupted religious orders, particularly the Jesuits. They would prefer perhaps that North America should continue to buy its energy needs from the same people chopping. What can we expect, when the Bishop of Rome, himself a Jesuit, makes an absurd statement that the greatest problem facing the world today is "youth unemployment."

Where did these clericalists learn their economics; or do we already know?

Canada continues to be have no law protecting children at any stage from abortion. Catholics contracept at the same rate as everyone else, Mass attendance is in decline, our schools are threatened by the homosexualists and our Catholic brothers and sisters are being slaughtered. Yet, the greatest economic development is the concern of our bishops? Development that will lead to security and prosperity for our country and our native peoples in a sustainable manner? 

What poppycock! 

What drivel!

They are an affront to the Christ and His Church and to we the Catholic people.

PostScript: for more on Mario Bard, the author of the Radio VM report, read this little ditty on "sacred meals."

Thanks to New Catholic for the tip.

Friday 12 September 2014

Bill Donahue and the Catholic League - Blowhards, Hypocrites and Irish Mafia Dons

The scandal caused by the Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan continues with its big apologist Bill Donahue and the Catholic League.

Call these two clowns, "The Gangs of New York."

Last March, he spoke openly against those homosexualist groups that desired to take part as a "group" in the St. Patrick's Day Parade rather than be happy with their own June festivities proving that it's not about the parade, its about destroying Catholic culture and faith. 

Timothy Dolan is wrong to sanction the parade's decision and he is more wrong to act as Grand Marshall. This Prince of the Church with his smiles at the "gay-friendly" parish of St. Francis Xavier, his "bravo" to an athlete that came "out" has scandalised faithful Catholics around the world.

Donahue sided with Dolan and now is distancing himself because of a technicality. The parade will not permit a prolife group to March as a "group" so therefore, the Catholic League will withdraw. He is withdrawing not because of the presence of the homosexualists but because the pro-lifers are barred.

His hypocrisy is blatant and open.

The Catholic League and Bill Donahue have lost all credibility. 

The knives in New York are out

Matt C. Abbot reports on the "case of the missing Monsignor" and it includes and an update about Father Wylie formerly of Holy Innocents Parish.

With this column by Father Rutler, one can wonder, is he next?


September 14, 2014

I do not like most jargon, as it diminishes the creative power of the noble English language rightly used. For instance, I do not like to be told by bureaucratic sorts to “prioritize.” (Apparently, the first recorded instance of its use was in the 1972 presidential campaign.) As with all things, Christ the Living Word put it better when he said, “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you” (Matthew 6:33). God and his promise of eternal life should have priority over every other desire or concern.

Recently, many television viewers complained about a news bulletin covering the beheading of the journalist and devout Catholic, James Foley. Their objection was not to the horror of the news, but that it had interrupted the broadcast of a soap opera. We are learning quickly that people with that defective kind of priority will soon find out the hard way that life is not a soap opera. We are now engaged in a war, whether or not some politicians hesitate to call it that, and it must have priority over all other interests. The war is being fought by enemies of God, deluded by the conceit that they are fighting for God.

This is so hard for an indulged and selfish culture to accept, inasmuch as it means acknowledging that good and evil exist, though many would prefer to ignore the latter. Christians are being martyred in the Middle East, and public officials still find it hard to mention that those who are being crucified, beheaded, and driven from their homes are suffering because they are Christians.

The auxiliary bishop of Baghdad, Shlemon Warduni, said on Vatican radio: “We have to ask the world: Why are you silent? Why do not you speak out? Do human rights exist, or not? And if they exist, where are they? There are many, many cases that should arouse the conscience of the whole world: Where is Europe? Where is America?” The genocide of Christians, who have been in Iraq since shortly after the Resurrection, does not seem to have priority in the attention of many in our country.

As this suffering continues, many in the United States are willing to tolerate heresy and moral decadence in a vain attempt to “get along” with others. While Christians must “love the sinner and hate the sin,” there are an increasing number of people who are intimidated into enabling the sinner to advertise his sin. In 1992, Cardinal O’Connor said that compromising Catholic truth for the sake of political correctness “was not worth one comma in the Apostles' Creed.”

The holy martyrs in the Middle East honor the Church and atone for our degeneracy. Their bishops are willing to struggle and die with them. They must be amazed that people in other places have their priorities so wrong.

Cardinal McCarrick - Modern Judas to Christ and His Church

The phrase "there is no fool like an old fool" was never more true when it comes to former Washington Archbishop, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

Public court records include the testimony that "McCarrick, wearing just underwear then got into bed with one of its priests." If you wish to read the rest of the filth of this so-called Prince of the Church I refer you to Richard Sipe or the facts as documented by Matt C. Abbott.

Not enough for McCarrick, now he praises Mahomet and its false god with its statement equivalent to our signing of the Holy Trinity. He even wishes "peace" upon the so-called prophet who was nothing more than a murderer, warlord, thief, rapist, bigamist and child-molester. McCarrick was speaking to an Islamic group with links to the Muslim Brotherhood, a terrorist organisation now once again illegal in Egypt.

You can read the commentary by Walid Shoebat, former Muslim terrorist and a Christian and the report by Neil Munro at the Daily Caller with erudite quotes by Robert Spencer who knows a thing or two about the subject.

You may ask, "But Vox, the Bishop of Rome, Jorge Bergoglio prayed with an Imam in the Vatican." 

Yes, and he was wrong for doing it.

These Cardinals are a disgrace and an affront to Christ, His Church and all of us as Catholics.

May St. Joseph, Patron of the Church, open their eyes soon, or close them as heaven sees fit.

Tuesday 9 September 2014

Wiping out John Paul II and Benedict XVI

Socci - "DARKNESS IN ROME: Liberation Theology Triumphant as Work of John Paul II & Benedict XVI is Completely Wiped Out."
The Last Supper, with Marx, Lenin, Mao, Castro, and others outside a Caracas school (2007)
Antonio Socci
 September 7, 2014

In the era of (Pope Francis), the Vatican has practically rehabilitated Liberation Theology, which came into existence in the 1960s and has caused untold disasters, mainly in Latin America, by fostering the Church’s subordination to Marxist thought.

Read the rest at Rorate

We are in trouble Voxers, big trouble.

Rob Ford and why he will be re-elected

After a year of planning, Dr. Charles McVety of Canada Christian College which had permits in the past for their parade "Jesus in the City" was denied at the last minute by Toronto bureaucrats; the same ones that issue parades for radical Islamists and homosexualists.

Dr. McVety got in touch with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

The parade when on.

And this friends, is why Rob Ford will be re-elected as Mayor of Toronto. A flawed individual just like the rest of us, and a real mensch!

Monday 8 September 2014

TBB* rant of the day

So, when all hell breaks loose in October, the question to ask is "Where will Peter be?"

The next question is "Where will that leave us?"

I've asked it for weeks now.

Maybe we already know.

Communion for the Remarried. Francis Has a Yes "In Pectore"

The pope has given the go-ahead for discussion. He doesn't say whether he is on the side of those in favor or those against, but he appears to be much closer to the former than to the latter. An Australian theologian explains why

by Sandro Magister

ROME, September 8, 2014 – The latest to call for a radical change in the Church's practice and doctrine on marriage is the Belgian bishop of Antwerp, Johan Jozef Bonny.

He did so in early September with a thirty-page memorandum in multiple languages, which he also sent to Pope Francis.

Because the presumed support of Jorge Mario Bergoglio is inevitably part of the arguments of the cardinals, bishops, and theologians who are calling for the change, which would mean granting Eucharistic communion to the divorced and remarried: a key argument of the synod of bishops on the family set to have its first session in Rome this October.

Pope Francis has never said explicitly what his position is in the dispute - to which he intentionally gave free rein - between the proponents and opponents of the change.

When, for example, he defended in strong words the encyclical of Paul VI "Humanae Vitae," he disappointed the innovators, who see that very encyclical as an emblem of the disastrous detachment of the magisterium of the Church from the spirit of the times and the practice of the faithful themselves.

But on the contrary there are are increasingly numerous testimonies on how Bergoglio, as an archbishop, encouraged his priests to give communion to the cohabiting and remarried. He himself, as pope, spoke by telephone last April with a civilly divorced and remarried woman of Buenos Aires and advised her to “go receive communion in another parish if her pastor did not give it to her.” This according to the woman's account, which has not been refuted.

Read the rest here.

And this:

Pope's Morning Homily: Good News Brings Joy, Renewal

Says the Gospel Can Only Be Lived Fully by a Heart That Is Joyful and Renewed

Vatican City,  (Zenit.orgStaff Reporter | 1506 hits

In his homily in the chapel of the Santa Marta residence in the Vatican on Friday morning, the Holy Father reflected on the “newness” of the Gospel – as Good News, and as a bringer of New Things – that frees the person who believes it from slavery to automatic legalism, and opens the heart to the new commandment: love.
The Gospel reading for Friday told the story of the Scribes, who badgered Jesus about the behavior of His disciples, by pointing out that they did not – as the disciples of John the Baptist regularly did – fast and offer prayers. The Lord would not let Himself be provoked, however:
“New wine, new wineskins: the ‘novelty’ of the Gospel – and what does the Gospel bring us? Joy and renewal [It. novità]. These Doctors of the Law were hidebound by their commandments, their rules. St. Paul, speaking of them, tells us that, before faith came – that is, Jesus – we were all kept in custody, as prisoners under the Law. This Law, of this people, was not bad: they were cared for, but they were prisoners, awaiting the advent of faith – that faith, which would be revealed in Christ, itself.” Jesus told the peopel to obey the law but not to follow the example of bad priests!
Pope Francis went on to observe that the People had both the Mosaic Law and a host of customs and smaller legal requirements that the Doctors of the Law had codified. “The Law,” said Pope Francis, “cared for the people, albeit as prisoners are cared-for, and the people were awaiting liberty – that ultimate liberty that God would give to His people through His son.”:
“One of you might say to me: ‘But Father, don’t Christians have laws?’ Yes. Jesus said: ‘I do not come to [abolish the Law], but to fulfil it.’ – and the Beatitudes, for example – the law of love – total love – as Jesus loved us, are the fullness of the Law. Jesus, when he reproves these Doctors of the Law, is taking them to task for not caring for the people with the Law, but making them slaves to so many little laws, so many little things that had to be done.” So many "little laws' like not receiving communion in the case of mortal sin -- divorced and remarried without a declaration of nullity that the first "marriage" did not exist??
Pope Francis went on to explain that all these “little things” that had to be done, had to be done without the freedom that Jesus brings to us with the new law, which He promulgated with His blood. “This,” he said, “is precisely the ransom that the people were awaiting,” while they were, “under the guardianship of the Law, however as prisoners.” The Holy Father also explained that another central lesson of this reading is that the Lord wants us not to be afraid of changing things according to the law of the Gospel: Specifically what do we need to change now, Holy Father? What exactly is it that you are referring to? Never have I heard this passage interpreted in this manner. My understanding is that Our Blessed Lord did not come to "destroy the law but to fulfill it?"
“St. Paul clearly distinguishes the children of the law from the children of faith: new wine in new wineskins – and this is why the Church asks all of us to change certain things.Change what, Holy Father? Please tel us!  She asks us to let go of decadent structures – they are useless – and to take up new wineskins, those of the Gospel. One cannot understand the mentality of these Doctors of the Law – for example – these Pharisaical ‘teachers’: the style of the Gospel is a different style, that brings the fullness of the Law – yes- but in a new way: it is the new wine in new wineskins.” "Decadent structures? Like ancient church buildings sold off for bookstores, concert venues, banquet halls and mosques? "Cannot understand these Doctors of Law?" Yes, you are right, We can understand these "Doctors" of some new "Law."
Pope Francis concluded, saying once again that the Gospel is something new, something that brings joy, something that can only be lived fully by a heart that is joyful and renewed, and prayed that God give everyone the grace to keep the new commandment of love, and the joy of that freedom, which the Good News brings.  
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Thursday 4 September 2014

Washington Monsignor's posts scrubbed from Archdiocesan webpage! -- Updated


Monsignor Pope's blog is back up and he answers the question, "What happened to the St. Patrick's Parade Post?"

Therefore, based on the facts we can know and can conclude:

1. The chancery masters (the Archbishop and his minions) were apoplectic that the Monsignor would write against the imprudent and insane decision of the Cardinal Archbishop of New York.

2. They scrubbed the blog post.

3. They scrubbed the blog.

4. They did not expect that the Catholic and Trads Behaving Badly blogosphere would blow-up in their faces.

5. They reposted Monsignor's blog, less the article (archived forever below).

6. They think we're stupid and have found out suddenly that really, they are.

Msgr. Charles Pope wrote this article below on his blog earlier today. The  blog, once a popular part of the web page of the Archdiocese of Washington has been scrubbed.

Time to End the St. Patricks Parade and the Al Smith Dinners?

By: Msgr. Charles Pope
The time for happy-clappy, lighthearted engagement of our culture may be nearing an end. Sometimes it takes a while to understand that what used to work no longer works. Let me get more specific.
Decades ago the “Al Smith Dinner” was a time for Republicans and Democrats to bury the hatchet (even if only temporarily) and come together to raise money for the poor and to emphasize what unites us rather than what divides us. But in the old days the death of 50 million infants was not what divided us. We were divided about lesser things such as how much of the budget should go to defense and how much to social spending. Reasonable men might differ over that.
But now we are being asked to raise toasts and to enjoy a night of frivolity with those who think it is acceptable to abort children by the millions each year, with those who think anal sex is to be celebrated as an expression of love and that LGBTQIA… (I=intersexual, A= Asexual) is actually a form of sanity to which we should tip our hat, and with those who stand four-square against us over religious liberty.
Now the St. Patrick’s Parade is becoming of parade of disorder, chaos, and fake unity. Let’s be honest: St. Patrick’s Day nationally has become a disgraceful display of drunkenness and foolishness in the middle of Lent that more often embarrasses the memory of Patrick than honors it.
In New York City in particular, the “parade” is devolving into a farcical and hateful ridicule of the faith that St. Patrick preached.
It’s time to cancel the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the Al Smith Dinner and all the other “Catholic” traditions that have been hijacked by the world. Better for Catholics to enter their churches and get down on their knees on St. Patrick’s Day to pray in reparation for the foolishness, and to pray for this confused world to return to its senses. Let’s do adoration and pray the rosary and the Divine Mercy Chaplet unceasingly for this poor old world.
But don’t go to the parade; stay away from the Al Smith Dinner and all that “old school” stuff that hangs on in a darkened world. And as for St Patrick’s Day, it’s time to stop wearin’ the green and instead take up the purple of Lent and mean it. Enough of the celebration of stupidity, frivolity, and drunkenness that St Paddy’s day has become. We need penance now, not foolishness. We don’t need parades and dinner with people who scoff at our teachings, insist we compromise, use us for publicity, and make money off of us. We’re being played for (and are?) fools.
End the St Patrick’s parade. End the Al Smith Dinner and all other such compromised events. Enough now, back to Church! Wear the purple of Lent and if there is going to be a procession, let it be Eucharistic and penitential for the sins of this age.
For the sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world!
How say you?