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  • Catholic Schools, Cut The ‘White Privilege’ Lectures And Teach About Marxism’s Evils

    07/06/2020 7:26:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 6, 2020 | Carina Benton
    Teach About Marxism’s Evils We cannot allow another generation to emerge from our schools so ignorant of communism's horrors that they see no problem in courting, dabbling with, or even passively accepting one of history’s most noxious ideologies.
 My child’s Catholic school sent home a letter to parents this week recommending “conversations about white privilege” to encourage “compassionate hearts and confident minds.” Regurgitating the radical-left bile that fuels the fires of resentment and division will not enrich students emotionally or intellectually. Instead, Catholic schools should teach students about the evils of Marxism.Marxist apostles are orchestrating the chaos and violence plaguing...
  • Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words

    05/25/2020 6:03:12 PM PDT · by beejaa · 14 replies
    PBS SoCal ^ | May 25, 2020 | Michael Pack, Director
    The movie is free at the link until June 2.
  • How God Is Acting Amid the Coronavirus Crisis

    04/12/2020 10:11:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Return to Order ^ | April 2020 | John Horvat II
    With most of the nation under stay-at-home orders, the media are taking an upbeat attitude to the tragic lockdown. Most treat it as a temporary measure that we must endure before getting back to normal. Thus, the Internet is full of lists of things we can do while at home. They present lockdown as an opportunity for projects, hobbies, movies and home cooking that we never had time to do before. People can develop better family relationships and improve their marriages. All these things might help people cope with the crisis. However, I think this is a shallow approach. It...
  • New head of German bishops’ conference on track to ‘change’ Catholic sexual teaching

    03/08/2020 8:11:46 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 3, 2020 | Maike Hickson
    New head of German bishops’ conference on track to ‘change’ Catholic sexual teaching The German bishops' conference has made it clear today that it does not wish to be anymore Roman Catholic.’ PETITION: Join faithful German Catholics in resisting bishops’ plan to ‘Protestantize’ Church Sign the petition here. March 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Today, Bishop Georg Bätzing of the Diocese of Limburg was elected the new president of the German bishops’ conference. In his first interview after his election, he touched upon the question of the Church’s teaching on sexual intercourse before marriage and on homosexuality. Asked whether he sees some...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Fr. James Martin: ‘Church must stop firing married LGBT people’

    02/01/2020 2:51:28 PM PST · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 31, 2020 | Dorothy Cumming McLean
    [Catholic Caucus] Fr. James Martin: ‘Church must stop firing married LGBT people’ The pro-homosexual Jesuit priest issued a new video saying 'married' LGBT people, such as teachers at Catholic schools, should keep their jobs. Father James Martin, SJ, answers questions about 'LGBT Catholic' in a Jan. 28, 2020 Youtube video. NEW YORK, January 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― An LGBT activist priest has issued a new video in which he criticized the Catholic Church for dismissing employees who contract same-sex “marriages.”  Fr. James Martin, S.J, 59, discusses his beliefs concerning the Catholic faith and homosexuality on this week’s video.  “In the...
  • Pope Francis apologizes for losing his patience after slapping woman’s hand

    01/01/2020 1:15:34 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 145 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01/01/20 | By Lucia I. Suarez Sang
    Pope Francis has apologized after he appeared to lose his cool when a woman violently grabbed his hand while he greeted pilgrims at the Vatican on New Year’s Eve. A video that went viral on Twitter showed an unidentified woman abruptly grabbing Francis’ hand from behind a barrier and yanking him towards her just after he reached out to greet a child during a visit to the Vatican’s nativity scene on Tuesday night. It seemed like the woman would not release Francis’ hand, so the pontiff slapped her hand before pulling his free. Frowning in anger, he turned and strode...
  • Pope Francis Unveils Globalist New World Religion at Summit with United Nations Leader

    12/30/2019 2:47:21 PM PST · by pilgrim · 110 replies
    bigleaguepolitics.com ^ | 12/26/2019 | Shane Trejo
    Pope Francis Unveils Globalist New World Religion at Summit with United Nations Leader The Pope wants globalism to replace traditional religion. Published 4 days ago on Dec 26, 2019 By Shane Trejo Pope Francis’ war on traditional Catholicism has been ramping up recently, and he castigated Catholics who believe in tradition and refuse to warp Biblical scripture to appease a godless world for creating a “minefield of misunderstanding and hatred.” “Rigidity and imbalance fuel one another in a vicious circle,” he said. “And these days, the temptation to rigidity has become so apparent.” “Tradition is not static, it’s dynamic,” Francis...
  • Teenager allegedly kills pedophile priest by shoving crucifix down his throat

    12/27/2019 3:14:04 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 27, 2019 06:04 PM | Zachary Halaschak
    A teenager in France has been arrested after authorities say he tortured and killed a priest accused of sexually abusing him and his father. The revenge killing occurred on Nov. 4 at 91-year-old priest Roger Matassoli’s house in Agnetz, Oise, France, where the 19-year-old, identified only as Alexandre V., was working as a housekeeper, according to the Daily Mail. Alexandre claimed to have been sexually abused by Matassoli in the past. Alexandre’s father, Stephane, was also allegedly abused by the priest when he was a child. Matassoli was previously accused by at least four others of sexual abuse between 1960...
  • Pope Francis, in Christmas Message, Says Church Must Adapt to Post-Christian West

    12/23/2019 2:32:31 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 148 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12/23/2019
    The Catholic Church must adopt new approaches to evangelization in a post-Christian West, Pope Francis said in a Christmas message to Vatican officials. “We need other maps, other paradigms that might help us change our ways of thinking. We are not in Christianity, not anymore!” the pope said Saturday. “We are no longer under a Christian regime because the faith—especially in Europe, but also in much of the West—no longer constitutes an obvious premise of common life. On the contrary, it is even often denied, derided, marginalized and ridiculed,” the pope said. How would you grade Pope Francis’ leadership of...
  • Vatican Calls Greta Thunberg ‘Great Witness’ of Church’s Environmental Teaching

    12/13/2019 6:51:17 PM PST · by marshmallow · 61 replies
    Crux ^ | 12/12/19 | Elise Harris
    ROME - On Thursday top Vatican officials hailed Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, recently named TIME Magazine’s “Person of the Year” for her environmental advocacy, as a “great witness” of Church teaching on care for creation and the human person. Speaking to reporters at the Dec. 12 publication of Pope Francis’s message for the 2020 World Day of Peace, celebrated on Jan. 1 each year, Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Vatican office for Integral Human Development, called Thunberg “a great witness to what the Church teaches on the care of the environment and the care of the person.” “What is...
  • Vatican Uses Donations for the Poor to Plug Its Budget Deficit: Only 10% of donations to the Peter’s Pence collection go directly to charitable works

    12/11/2019 8:41:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 48 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 11, 2019 | Francis X. Rocca
    Every year, Catholics around the world donate tens of millions of dollars to the pope. Bishops exhort the faithful to support the weak and suffering through the pope’s main charitable appeal, called Peter’s Pence. What the church doesn’t advertise is that most of that collection, worth more than more than €50 million ($55 million) annually, goes toward plugging the hole in the Vatican’s own administrative budget, while as little as 10% is spent on charitable works, according to people familiar with the funds. The little-publicized breakdown of how the Holy See spends Peter’s Pence, known only among senior Vatican officials,...
  • German bishops proclaim homosexuality ‘normal,’ adultery ‘not grave’

    12/10/2019 1:40:30 PM PST · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    LifeSite News | December 9, 2019 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    German bishops proclaim homosexuality ‘normal,’ adultery ‘not grave’ BERLIN, December 9, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The Commission for Marriage and Family of the German Bishops’ Conference has come to a consensus that homosexuality is a “normal form of sexual predisposition.” Two German prelates have also claimed that Amoris Laetitia teaches that sexual relationships formed after a divorce are neither gravely sinful nor a bar to the reception of Holy Communion. On December 5, the German Bishops’ Conference published a press release detailing the results of an “expert consultation on the topic ‘The sexuality of man: how to discuss it scientifically-theologically,...
  • Pro-Abortion Pelosi's Convenient Catholicism

    12/08/2019 7:43:27 AM PST · by raptor22 · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 8, 2019 | Daniel John Sobieski
    If House speaker Nancy Pelosi is a "practicing Catholic," then Sen. Elizabeth Warren is an American Indian. If she is a practicing Catholic, then one hopes that one day, she gets it right. You cannot be in fundamental disagreement with a fundamental doctrine of the Catholic Church and then wrap yourself in its vestments to proclaim you don't hate anybody. Funny: Cafeteria Catholic Pelosi doesn't invoke her Christian conscience when she supports her caucus's abortion-until-birth infanticide policy, the ultimate separation of mother from child.
  • Vatican Invests $1.1 Million in Steamy Elton John Biopic...(with a graphic scene of gay sex.)....

    12/07/2019 7:48:53 AM PST · by caww · 28 replies
    BreitBart ^ | 12/06/2019 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D
    The Italian daily Corriere della Sera revealed this week that the Vatican’s Sec. of State invested last February in Lapo Elkann’s eyewear and “lifestyle products” company as well as the Elton John film, using money donated by the Catholic faithful through worldwide “Peter’s Pence” collections. According to The Times, Rocketman features a liaison between actor Taron Egerton, who plays Elton John, and Richard Madden, who appears as John Reid, his former manager, deemed “the most explicit gay love scene since Brokeback Mountain in 2005.” Along with the Rocketman film, the Vatican also invested some €3.3 million in the production of...
  • Pope in Japan Condemns Those Who Invoke Peace, but Keep Nuclear Arms

    11/24/2019 5:37:48 PM PST · by marshmallow · 45 replies
    Crux ^ | 11/24/19 | Ines San Martin
    HIROSHIMA, Japan - A picture is worth a thousand words which is one reason Pope Francis decided to issue his appeal for a ban on nuclear weapons from the only cities that have been attacked with atomic bombs. But sometimes, four hundred words are worth more than an image, especially when they describe a “scene of hell.” On Sunday afternoon in Hiroshima, Francis listened to Yoshiko Kajimoto, who was 14 years old when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city in World War II. She was some 1.5 miles from the epicenter of the blast. She fainted...
  • Pope denounces anti-gay ‘persecution’ as recalling Nazi era

    11/16/2019 9:06:51 AM PST · by rintintin · 31 replies
    APvia PBS ^ | Nov 15 2019 | AP
    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has denounced anti-gay discrimination as reminiscent of Nazi-era persecutions and evidence of a "culture of hatred" that has re-emerged today. Francis made the comments in a wide-ranging speech Friday to an international penal law association. He said some public officials speak about persecuted groups the same way Adolf Hitler referred to Jews in the 1930s. He said: "These are actions that are typical of Nazism, that with its persecution of Jews, gypsies, people with homosexual orientation, represent an excellent model of the throwaway culture and culture of hatred."
  • Biden refused Communion

    10/28/2019 8:05:17 AM PDT · by I-ambush · 61 replies
    Me (vanity) | 10/28/19 | I-ambush
    Sorry for the vanity, it wanted to report on an event at our parish, St. Anthony of Padua, in Florence, SC. Joe Biden attended Mass yesterday and our guy good and conservative priest first handed him prolife literature, which Biden quickly set aside. Then, when Joe presented himself for Communion, he was given only a blessing instead. Did not see this in the press.
  • Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary

    10/22/2019 1:47:57 PM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 89 replies
    CNN ^ | October 16, 2019 | Gabrielle Sorto
    The Vatican announced the launch of the "Click to Pray eRosary" Wednesday. October is the month of the Rosary. The eRosary is an app-driven device that can be worn as a bracelet. To activate it, all you have to do is make the sign of the cross, similar to how Catholics begin praying the Rosary. Once activated, the wearer can choose between three different options to pray. There is the standard rosary, a contemplative rosary or a thematic rosary, which will be updated every year. The device shows the users progress throughout each prayer and keeps track of each rosary...
  • Cdl. Brandmüller: Amazon Synod Portends Pantheistic ‘Religion of Man’

    10/19/2019 10:24:43 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 18, 2019 | Stephen Wynne
    Cdl. Brandmüller: Amazon Synod Portends Pantheistic ‘Religion of Man’ Dubia author warns of 'spectacular break' with Catholic faith VATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - Cardinal Walter Brandmüller is warning that the Amazon Synod represents an attempt to replace Catholicism with "a pantheistic natural religion of man." In a statement to LifeSiteNews and German-language site kath.net this week, the dubia author characterized synod architects as an agenda-driven Modernist cabal. "It would be a fatal error to think that the promoters of the current Synod of Bishops were truly concerned only about the well-being of the indigenous tribes of the Amazon forests," he cautioned. "They are, rather, obviously being instrumentalized in order to push an agenda...
  • Catholic-Muslim Interfaith Council created by Pope Francis Announces new Chrislam HQ Opening in 2022

    10/12/2019 4:55:27 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    nteb ^ | 9/22/19 | Geoffrey Grider
    As far as advancing the end times timeline goes, 2019 has been a banner year for Pope Francis and the coming One World Religion. We told you back in February that the pope has travelled to Abu Dhabi where he met with Sunni Muslim leader Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb. There the two men signed a global peace covenant called the Document On Human Fraternity For World Peace. From that covenant, the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity was created to implement this end times religious peace treaty. Now that committee has announced that there will be a fancy new headquarters for this...