Skip to comments.After saying Obama on ‘similar path’ as Hitler/Stalin, Illinois bishop hit with IRS complaint
Posted on 04/21/2012 4:43:36 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
PEORIA, Illinois After a fiery homily last weekend urging the faithful to oppose [Alleged] President Obamas radical pro-abortion and extreme secularist agenda at the ballot box in November, Bishop Daniel Jenky of Peoria has been hit with an IRS complaint from a national secularist lobby group.
At a gathering of Catholic men on Saturday, the Illinois prelate had slammed Obamas mandate forcing religious employers to cover contraceptives, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs. The unprecedented attack on religious freedom, he said, signaled that the president seems intent on following a similar path as past dictators such as Hitler, Stalin, and Otto von Bismarck.
This fall, every practicing Catholic must vote, and must vote their Catholic consciences, or by the following fall our Catholic schools, our Catholic hospitals, our Catholic Newman Centers, all our public ministries - only excepting our church buildings could easily be shut down, he said.
On Thursday, the Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State claimed the homily violated federal law by taking sides in a political campaign.
(Excerpt) Read more at lifesitenews.com ...
Oh I forgot Clinton did it and the only time e have a media is when the GOP is President.
I thought this was Bill Shatner for some reason....
Congressman Allen West: “Hope and Change as become Divide and Rule!”
I listened to an excerpt of his homily and the part I heard was spot on. BTW he didn't compare Zero to Hitler , he essentially said we were following the same path.
Pay attention Christians and all people of faith! If this isn’t you, it soon will be. Organize voter registration drives in your churches and encourage people to vote like their freedom depended on it.
Otto Von Bismark? Otherwise spot on.
The Obamabastard is the closet thing to a dictator America has ever seen.
In a second term, he will turn out to be the American Hugo Chavez.
It was a Saturday "gathering" rather than speaking from the pulpit during Sunday services. That makes it a non-church meeting, at which he has the same right to say things about Obama that I do.
Bishop Jenky must be doing something right. He managed to piss of the ADL and Atheist Barry Lynn. I he can get the ACLU panties in a wad he hits the trifecta!
And if churches would abandon their phony, corrupting IRS designations, the pulpit could tell the whole unvarnished truth too.
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
‘bout time someone in the Chruch spoke up...black churches have been using the pulpit for generations...demanding their membership support Democrats...I guess that’s OK...but when a white Catholic speaks out the IRS is all over it.
Post of the day.
Obozo’s eyes, ears and operatives are everywhere uncovering nation-threatening espionage such as this. This bishop is just another traitor stiring up doubt and distrust over our beloved and benevolent leader.
This is so refreshing to know that this man will be hounded into a monasterial refuge knowing full well that he could have been executed for slurs against Dear Leader and his benevolent policies.
Just remember America: there are eyes and ears everywhere waiting for the traitor to Hope and Change.
Calling foul on the headline, whoever wrote it.
Its good they complain.1) It gives his sermon far more publicity and effect than it could have ever had in Illinois. 2) Decent people have the opportunity to wonder why if the bought off preachers like Sharpton and Jackson are free to speak, then why is the government trying to stifle others. Bring it on.
Looking at your tagline I couldn’t help but wonder why you don’t want to be brought together with those that support Obama and his way of unification. After all, he and his followers love us and want this nation to be unified. The only way that’s going to happen is if you keep your rhetoric to yourself and go along with those zealots who think we have a White Hut occupant who is indeed divine.
You know that deep down you like communism. Think of all we’re missing: (of course in many ways we’re practically there)spying on one another, intrigue, watching anti-obamaites rounded up to be shot. Bravely staying out past curfew knowing we could be shot on sight.
Ah, Communism. It can be wonderful.
(Posted from the library computer in the State Hospital for the Insane.)
Oh I forgot Clinton did it and the only time e have a media is when the GOP is President.
Let's not forget that the Barrett Report is still, to this day, under seal. A seal that can be broken by any member of Congress yet neither party will allow it to be opened.
I wonder why?
>>>Congressman Allen West: Hope and Change as become Divide and Rule!>>>
See my tag line.
Report: IRS hiring approximately 4,000 agents Mar 31, 2012 To help enforce health care law
Ok, I can't tell if you like my tagline or are mocking it.
I notice that various fake “reverends” can say anything political they want and get away with it, but this Bishop can’t. It’s a typical example of liberals wanting to control everything, and to Hell with somebody’s right to free speech.
The attendants are coming down the hall with my strait jacket so I can only say to see from where I sent my reply.
Are you and Laz related?
And every single one of them was made to swear an oath of fealty to Obama, personally.
If they are going to enforce it against this church, then they should enforce it against every church where the pastor says something political. But Holder won’t do that because that would be the end of black churches.
Never forget he is also a fascist.
Study what Fascism is, read about the rise of Fascism in the thirties. Familiarize yourself with the personality and psychiatric traits of Adolf Hitler.
Remember that the word "Nazi" came from the German pronounciation of the term "national socialism". Read up on what the Nazi regime did to private enterprise and individual freedom in Germany both pre-war and during the war. Educate yourself that "fascism" is on the left side of the political/ideological chart, not the right as the liberals and the media would like you to believe.
Then you will know what and who Obama is, a communist in ideology and fact....AND a fascist with an innate ruthless personality and a thinly-veiled ambition for power and control over our lives and liberties.
So they are not taking a political side by siding with Obamaa implicitly? The bishop never sided with any candidate, he pointed at a threat. The hypocrisy never ends.
I assume the secularist group also went after Jeremiah Wright when he was advocating Barack over Hillary.
That’s for sure.
Learn thy history.
In the late 19th century, Bismark waged his Kultur Kamp, a Culture War, against the Roman Catholic Church, closing down every Catholic school and hospital, convent and monastery in Imperial Germany.
Incorrect. Mass is celebrated seven days a week.
It was forwarded across the fruited plain to my extended emailing list mere minutes ago!
You’ll notice that the clip is from three years ago. But, he warned folks about Obama eight years ago. Accurately called him a marxist way back then. And was roundly mocked for it. And not just by Democrats.
Looks like this one will “play in Peoria” and will be good for the rest of the Nation.
Has an IRS complaint ever been filed against the First AME church? Didn’t think so. RAT candidates go there and give campaign speeches from the pulpit.
He just said the pResident is and evil man.
I can see his point as a Catholic. But really. Bismark in the same category of mass murders. Hitler, Stalin. Give me a break.
No one was killed. Bismark did not seek to extinguish Catholicism in his land, but rather sought to assimilate the Polish peasants and saw International Catholicism as an enemy of the still fragile German Reich.
When the “campaign” is against the church, I think the church is allowed to speak out.
Great pics. As others have noted here, Black churches have been preaching Democrat politics for decades. This is a shot over the bow to the Catholic Church to shut up. Libs don’t want this kind of thing to spread!
Imperative that everyone read this...
Leni please ping others on your list. Great article to read and the book is even better. Once you read this book you will have a very clear understanding of what is at play right now.
It is quite the eye-opener and you just won’t believe that you are not reading about America right now when you read about Germany in the 30’s.
But seriously, God Bless Bishop Jenky.
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