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  • (Catholic) Bishop Dons Hindu Robes for Mass Before Ritual Genitalia of Pagan Gods

    09/18/2019 10:47:19 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 38 replies
    Church Militant ^ | September 18, 2019 | Jules Gomes
    Bishop Dons Hindu Robes for Mass Before Ritual Genitalia of Pagan Gods Catholic church has tabernacle in the form of the phallus of a Hindu deity DESHNUR, India (ChurchMilitant.com) - An Indian bishop has provoked a backlash from Catholic and Hindus after he celebrated the Holy Eucharist using saffron robes worn by Hindu priests before a tabernacle in the form of a Shivalinga — the phallus of the Hindu god Shiva. Bp. Derek Fernandes Bishop Derek Fernandes and his concelebrating clergy were photographed at Mass wearing Hindu clerical vestments and sporting rudraksha malas — a necklace of Hindu beads. The clerics had also smeared their foreheads...
  • Buttigieg making faith-based appeal to voters in 2020 bid

    08/24/2019 3:50:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 24, 2019 | Thomas Beaumont
    The question was about climate change. The answer soon turned to the Bible. And Pete Buttigieg knew the verses. “There’s a lot about the stewardship of creation that is in Scripture that I don’t see being honored by the administration right now, not to mention the stuff about loving your neighbor and taking care of the least among us and feeding the poor,” the South Bend, Indiana, mayor said. The crowd of about 250 at a Mississippi River park in southeastern Iowa this month erupted with cheers. Republicans for a half century have built a loyal following among white evangelical...
  • Italian Town to Issue €400 Blasphemy Fines

    07/30/2019 1:17:50 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 19 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | July 26 2019 | Josephine McKenna
    The city council of Saonara, a town with 10,000 inhabitants just outside Padua, has introduced a new law making it illegal “to blaspheme against any faith or religion” and utter foul language in public.
  • Poland Declares Itself ‘LGBT Free’ as Gay Parades Turn Blasphemous

    07/22/2019 11:17:13 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 19, 2019
    Poland Declares Itself ‘LGBT Free’ as Gay Parades Turn Blasphemous U.S. ambassador to Poland tweets in favor of LGBT rights WARSAW (ChurchMilitant.com) - The U.S. ambassador to Poland has become embroiled in the battle between militant homosexual campaigners and traditionalist Catholics after tweeting her support for the gay lobby on Thursday, as anti-Catholic blasphemy by LGBT activists continues to escalate before the fall general elections. Over 30 town councils in Poland declared themselves "free from LGBT ideology" after anti-Catholic LGBT parades blasphemed the Blessed Sacrament and the icon of the Black Madonna and Warsaw's mayor signed a pro-LGBT declaration in February calling for...
  • Newly Consecrated Gay Bishop Declares God Is A Woman

    06/28/2019 11:32:03 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 93 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/28/2019 | Ellie Gardey
    Rev. Thomas Brown, who is married to a fellow priest, was ordained as a bishop of the diocese of Maine in the Episcopal Church June 22. Immediately following his ordination, Brown referred to God as a "she" twice in the Nicene Creed. "She is worshipped and glorified. She has spoken through the prophets," the just-ordained Bishop Brown said, referring to the Holy Spirit. ...
  • Britain's Back-Door Blasphemy Law

    06/10/2019 6:38:43 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 2 replies
    The Gatestone Institute ^ | 6/8/19 | Soeren Kern
    * The long-running dispute revolves — most recently — around an effort by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims, a cross-party formation of around two-dozen MPs in the British Parliament, to institutionalize the definition of Islamophobia in racial rather than religious terms.* The proposed definition has been opposed by many Britons, including British Muslims, who warn that it would effectively shield Islam from scrutiny and valid criticism.* "We have here a clash between two very different ways of viewing a society: broadly individualism and collectivism.... In a collectivist society the aim is for the rulers to determine how...
  • Britain's Back-Door Blasphemy Law

    06/09/2019 2:33:51 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 5 replies
    The long-running dispute revolves — most recently — around an effort by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims, a cross-party formation of around two-dozen MPs in the British Parliament, to institutionalize the definition of Islamophobia in racial rather than religious terms. The proposed definition has been opposed by many Britons, including British Muslims, who warn that it would effectively shield Islam from scrutiny and valid criticism. "We have here a clash between two very different ways of viewing a society: broadly individualism and collectivism.... In a collectivist society the aim is for the rulers to determine how...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis "Lost Memory", Blasphemes God Who "Wants Transsexuals That Way"

    05/29/2019 11:30:33 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | May 28, 2019 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis "Lost Memory", Blasphemes God Who "Wants Transsexuals That Way" "About McCarrick I knew nothing, of course, nothing, nothing," Pope Francis lied into the cameras of Mexican Televisa (May 28). Earlier this year, modernist Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, 88, was condemned without a trial of unspecified "abuses." 270 days ago, whistle-blower Archbishop Viganò stated that he had informed Francis on June 23, 2013 about McCarrick. Now, Francis protests that "I don't remember" this meeting and its explosive content, calling Viganò at this point only "the one who said." Francis has a long history of lying in public. He says...
  • Baptist Pastor writes in USA Today that Bible can't be trusted-Church must Accept LGBTQP to Survive

    05/07/2019 3:17:40 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 72 replies
    nteb ^ | 5/6/19 | Geoffrey Grider
    The Church that Jesus Christ shed His blood to create is not inclusive, it is exclusive. Jesus says you can 'come as you are' but you can't stay as you are. I came to God 28 years ago as a hopeless drunk, and guess what? The bible is against drunkenness, so I had to quit it. Are you LGBTQP? Great, come to Jesus and get saved, the bible says God is happy to have you. But proof that you are really saved is that the Holy Spirit that started living inside when you got saved now tells you that homosexuality...
  • Mayor Pete says God would NEVER be a Republican like Trump as he reveals [tr]

    05/07/2019 7:46:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 101 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 7, 2019 | David Martosko
    Pete Buttigieg said in an interview broadcast Tuesday that he and his husband Chasten want to be fathers one day – but 'maybe' he'll have to finish his historic run for president first. And he told a 'Today' show audience that he plans to keep emphasizing his religious faith in the face of hecklers who berate him for being a gay Christian. The 37-year-old Democrat takes the almighty seriously, and claimed that while God isn't likely a partisan, he would never be a Republican in the mold of Donald Trump. He said it's 'important that we stop seeing religion used...
  • Mike Pence hits back at Pete Buttigieg after criticism: 'He knows better'

    04/10/2019 11:20:43 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 10 2019 | Samuel Chamberlain
    Vice President Mike Pence fired back at Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after the South Bend, Ind., mayor criticized the vice president for his belief that homosexuality is a choice. "He said some things that are critical of my Christian faith and about me personally. And he knows better. He knows me," Pence told CNBC in an interview scheduled to air Thursday morning. "But I get it. You know, it’s – look, again, 19 people running for president on that side in a party that’s sliding off to the left. And they’re all competing with one another for how much...
  • Farrakhan claims to be Jesus, promises to “bring about the end of the civilization of the Jews”

    04/06/2019 7:38:34 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 51 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4/6/19
    Anti-Semitic, pro-jihad Louis Farrakhan, in a stunning statement, declared himself to be Jesus and said he would fulfill Jesus’ mission, which he claimed was to “bring about the end of the civilization of the Jews.” Back in November, Farrakhan lead a “Death to America” chant during a “solidarity trip to Iran.” […] Speaking at a ‘Savior’s Day event in February, Farrakhan said: “God does not love this world. God never sent Jesus to die for this world. Jesus died because he was 2,000 years too soon to bring about the end of the civilization of the Jews. He never was...
  • New graphic novel depicts Jesus beheading his foes with a whirling sword

    03/04/2019 8:44:48 AM PST · by robowombat · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | MAR 4, 2019 9:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    New graphic novel depicts Jesus beheading his foes with a whirling sword BY 13 COMMENTS Joe Casey and Benjamin Marra no doubt think of themselves as cool, edgy, and courageous, unafraid to incur charges of blasphemy from furious Christians. In fact, they’re banking on those charges: “Reports say the publisher is banking on blasphemy protests to propel sales.” This is part of the West’s cultural suicide. It’s cool, edgy and courageous to hate one’s own culture, history, and civilization, and to mock and defame its central figures. But Casey and Marra are unlikely to be as courageous when it comes...
  • Swedish State TV: Virgin Mary cloned herself, and Jesus was transgender

    12/27/2018 4:42:47 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 22 replies
    The birth of Jesus, which is celebrated on Christmas Day, occurred without his having a biological father. State owned SVT, however, has solved the mystery of the virgin birth. Jesus or Virgin Mary may have been transsexual, they reason. Was Jesus born as a girl? SVT asks and believes they have found support for that theory in science. SVT’s claim is not the Biblical account of the virgin birth, but that Mary became pregnant with Joseph or someone else. But the highly biased, left-wing channel has launched a more gender-modern theory: A phenomenon known as parthenogenesis. It occurs among algae,...
  • Google approves app to report incidents of Islamic blasphemy

    12/27/2018 6:44:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/27/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Apple may have forbidden a Christian app regarding homosexuality, but its Silicon Valley neighbor and smart phone competitor Google is fine with offering an app enabling Muslims to report blasphemy to the police. Perhaps it has escaped the notice of the powers that be at Google that Islamic doctrine is even harsher toward homosexual acts than Christianity. For example, this scripture from the Hadith (officially recognized stories about the Prophet Mohammed that are sacred scripture: Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas: If a man who is not married is seized committing sodomy, he will be stoned to death. Abu Dawud said:...
  • Google Approves App For Muslims to Report People Who Commit Blasphemy, Insult Islam

    12/12/2018 10:42:16 AM PST · by bitt · 55 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 12/10/2018 | Christina Laila
    Google approved a new Android app called “Smart Pakem,” which would help Muslims in Indonesia report their fellow countrymen if they dare commit blasphemy, or insult Mohammed or Islam While Google is busy silencing, deplatforming and punishing Christians and conservatives, they are happily advancing Sharia law across the world
  • Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquits Asia Bibi, a Christian woman on death row for blasphemy

    11/01/2018 12:49:49 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | 11/01/2018 | ZARAR KHAN AND MUNIR AHMED Associated Press
    ISLAMABAD — A Christian woman who spent eight years on death row under Pakistan’s blasphemy law was acquitted and ordered released Wednesday by the country’s top court, a ruling that raised fears of violence by religious extremists who held angry protests over the verdict. Asia Ms. Bibi was in an undisclosed location for her safety, and her lawyer said he expected that she would soon leave the country. France and Spain have offered asylum to the 54-year-old mother of five, who is a Roman Catholic. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who had received death threats, announced the landmark verdict that...
  • Pakistan acquits Christian woman facing death for blasphemy

    10/31/2018 2:35:36 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 31, 2018 | ZARAR KHAN
    Pakistan's top court on Wednesday acquitted a Christian woman who was sentenced to death in 2010 on blasphemy charges, a landmark ruling that could ignite mass protests or violence by hard-line Islamists. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar announced the verdict to a packed courtroom and ordered Asia Bibi released. She has been held at an undisclosed location for security reasons and is expected to leave the country. The charges against Bibi date back to a hot day in 2009 when she went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers. Two Muslim women refused to drink from a container...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: Being gay is God's greatest gift to me

    10/25/2018 9:47:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/25/2018
    Four years ago, Tim Cook became the first CEO of a major company to come out as gay. He says he's happy about that distinction — and his decision. "I'm very proud of it," the Apple (AAPL) CEO told Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday in an exclusive interview for her program on CNN International and PBS. Being gay is "God's greatest gift to me," he said. Cook came out on October 30, 2014. His sexual orientation had been widely rumored beforehand though he had not confirmed it publicly. "I was public because I started to receive stories from kids who read...
  • Benedict XVI and the Jews: New Ratzinger Essay on Judaism causes Controversy

    09/06/2018 11:53:12 AM PDT · by Repent and Believe · 48 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | September 6, A.D. 2018 | Editor
    In his self-created role as the “contemplative member” of an “expanded papacy”, Fr. Joseph Ratzinger — aka “Pope Emeritus” Benedict XVI — has a lot of time on his hands these days, and he uses some of it to write on theological matters. Back in 1972, Fr. Ratzinger was very busy with a lot of things, such as arguing for the permissibility of public adulterers to receive Holy Communion in “individual cases”. At the time he also co-founded the theological journal Communio, together with such unsavory characters as Fr. Hans Urs von Balthasar, Fr. Karl Lehmann, and others. Last year,...