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.
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The Democrats have good lawyers who tell them how to avoid hassles. Typically, a Dem politician who wants to campaign from the pulpit RENTS the church for his event, which just happens to occur at a time otherwise scheduled for church services. Thus it is legally a political rally that happens to occur in a rented church building.
The churches in California where there are Masses in Spanish
regularly hold political meetings in the church school concerning rents for illegal aliens, health services, deportations, politics etc. with LULAC, La Raza, people there, etc.
Saw one in 1990`s where even the Mayor of a large city was attending a meeting in the church school viz above to answer protest by radical Latino groups.
The bishop there always brought Mexican priests up from Mexico to replace the English-speaking pastors where there was demand for a Spanish-language Mass coz none or hardly any of the Latino parishoners spoke any English.
The pastor, from Mexico, also spoke at the meeting about some of the above issues.
No one ever sued for separation of church and state then, This has been going on since the 1980`s as far as I can recollect.
Another double standard.
Our military was created to destroy foreign enemies.
Our bureaucracies were created to destroy the government’s domestic enemies.
Thanks for the insight. :)
Our pictures say 1,00 words, don’t they?
Too bad the driveby (DNC) media doesn’t tell folks about this along with their “IRS is investigating the good bishop” story....
Think of Hilter’s book (My Struggle).
That should be Kampf, not Kamp. Kampf means fight or struggle but not war which is Krieg.
Think of Hilter’s book Mein Kampf (My Struggle).
Re: Report: IRS hiring approximately 4,000 agents Mar 31, 2012 To help enforce health care law.
Otherwise know as the latter day Gestapo. I second “be afraid, be very afraid”
Not one use of the word "is" in that diatribe, no wonder people are confused about the meaning.
The income tax is not about revenue and that was known at the time the amendment was being debated.
"A hand from Washington will be stretched out and placed upon every man's business; the eye of the Federal inspector will be in every man's counting house . . . The law will of necessity have inquisitorial features, it will provide penalties, it will create complicated machinery. Under it men will be hailed into courts distant from their homes. Heavy fines imposed by distant and unfamiliar tribunals will constantly menace the tax payer. An army of Federal inspectors, spies and detectives will descend upon the state . . . Who of us who have had knowledge of the doings of the Federal officials in the Internal Revenue service can be blind to what will follow?"
Virginia House Speaker Richard E. Byrd, 1910, predicting what would happen if a federal income tax became law.
Average people understand there is a difference between a Roman Catholic bishop saying something like this and a Protestant minister, even if he serves a big church or is a prominent televangelist.
I’m very happy with the way the Roman Catholics are getting angry.
The good Bishop is right, according to some of the best analysis available:
Every preacher in America should be joining together against obama. They’re not. They’re cowards. They run and hide from evil. Do they have no faith in the God they preach about?
Shoot, they won’t even clean up their own house.