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  • A Plea to My Evangelical Friends For Biden

    10/29/2020 11:23:51 AM PDT · by truthxchange · 19 replies
    www.truthxchange.com ^ | 10-20-2020 | Dr. Peter Jones
    How should genuine Christians vote in the up-coming presidential election? Recently a group called “pro-life evangelicals for Biden” sought to answer that question. The group includes many prominent evangelical leaders whom I respect who believe “that a biblically shaped commitment to the sanctity of human life compels us to a consistent ethic of life that affirms the sanctity of human life from beginning to end.”[1] Essentially in using the formulation, “from beginning to end,” they mean that (apart from abortion, which they oppose), the socialist state in Biden’s program is “pro-life,” supported by the Bible, whereas Trump’s system kills. I...
  • Who America is Truly Up Against Today - Lucifer/ The Father of Fake News and the Slander Tactic

    10/29/2020 11:22:27 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 4 replies
    IFB ^ | 10/29/20
    My friends, the EXPONENTIAL demonic movement behind all mediums of information today is absolutely EXPONENTIALLY ASTOUNDING to me! Lawless men are all in for lawlessness and are whole heartedly available and open to demonic deception and use (John 8:44, Eph. 2:1-2)! We can especially see and observe this EXPONENTIAL demonic movement in all facets of mediain today in light of our nation's 2020 elections and in light of the Biden crime family scandals etc. In light of the Left's super aggression, "Fake News", critical theory agenda, coordinated narratives and unified montages, envy, love of lawlessness, rebellion and demonic defamation against...
  • Can Halloween be Christianized Again?

    10/28/2020 8:02:32 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    Return to Order ^ | October 2018 | John Horvat II
    As Halloween approaches, the debate over whether Catholics should join in the celebrations has reignited. Many claim it is a harmless holiday for children that Catholics may freely participate in. Others affirm that it has now descended into dark regions with the return of pagan and Satanic imagery. It should thus be off limits. And then there are those who look for a third way somewhere in-between. They propose alternative celebrations, All Saints Day commemorations or fall festivals. In this way, Halloween, an originally Catholic feast, can be “re-Christianized” and re-purposed to promote the Faith. They hope to turn Halloween...
  • Venezuela’s far-left leader uses Pope Francis’ backing of gay civil unions to push for same-sex ‘marriage’

    10/28/2020 7:08:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 26, 2020 | Charles Robertson
    VENEZUELA, October 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Citing Pope Francis’ recent comments in favor of homosexual civil unions, Venezuela’s far-left president Nicolas Maduro asked his country’s National Assembly to discuss same-sex “marriage” during its next term. “I have friends and acquaintances who were very happy with what the Pope said yesterday…I will leave that task, the task of LGBT marriage, to the next National Assembly,” Reuters reports Maduro saying. Maduro delivered his comments to the leaders of his Socialist Party at an event on October 22, the day after the release of the documentary, Francesco, in which the Pope made his...
  • The long list of anti-life, anti-family abuses by Abp. Wilton Gregory, named a cardinal by Pope Francis

    October 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – On Sunday, Pope Francis announced he is elevating Washington, D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, to the rank of cardinal. The announcement came just ten days ahead of the U.S. presidential election and the day before the U.S. Senate vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Pope Francis, who cited election proximity when denying a meeting to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in September, also took veiled shots at Trump in a new documentary in which he was featured. That documentary, Francesco, was released on October 22. Gregory, arguably one...
  • Pope Francis’s call for civil union laws requires faithful resistance

    10/28/2020 7:00:28 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 26, 2020 | John Horvat II
    October 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) -- Catholics have long extended the benefit of the doubt to Pope Francis when he frequently veers off the path of orthodoxy. With his latest statement regarding same-sex civil unions, there are no benefits in entertaining doubts. Many Catholics sense something is terribly wrong. “What we have to create is a civil union law,” says the pope in the documentary, “Francesco,” just released at a premiere in Rome. “That way, they are legally covered.” Francis’s declaration that homosexual couples need the legal protection of civil unions to protect their “right to a family” leaves no doubt...
  • Priest: Pope Francis’s promotion of homosexual civil unions a ‘flagrant betrayal’

    10/28/2020 6:56:12 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 27, 2020 | Fr. Gerald E. Murray
    October 27, 2020 (The Catholic Thing) — I expect that various cardinals and bishops will make public statements for and against this new teaching. Cardinal Burke has already issued a powerful reply that may be read by clicking here. Divisions, already in existence over other hotly-contested questions, will grow wider. No “bridge-building” will result from this latest misstep. Those who accept the Church’s perennial teaching on homosexuality will be accused of being anti-Catholic enemies of the pope. But can that be true?
  • POPE BACKS ‘MARRIED’ GAYS WHO RENTED UTERUS

    10/28/2020 6:49:45 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 28, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    ROME (ChurchMilitant.com) - A gay couple favored by a phone call from Pope Francis and featured in the documentary Francesco are not only "married" but also hired a lesbian surrogate to have three children, Church Militant has learned. Image The gay couple and their children Andrea Rubera and Dario De Gregorio, who are credited with convincing the pope that "homosexuals have the right to have a family," were "married" in Canada in 2009 and had three children in Canada through lesbian surrogate mother Kerilyn. Rubera appears in gay filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky's documentary Francesco presented at the Rome Film Festival last...
  • Franklin Graham, Evangelicals Condemn Pope Francis’ Support for Gay Civil Unions

    10/28/2020 5:21:27 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/27/20 | Doug Mainwaring
    I find these comments from the Pope unthinkable in light of the Word of God,’ said Franklin Graham.October 27, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis’ pronouncement seemingly supporting the legalization of homosexual civil unions has not only caused confusion and recoil among many Catholics. It also invited criticism from Protestant leaders who see him departing from Bible truths. “The news has reported that Pope Francis said in a new documentary that ‘homosexuals have a right to be part of the family’ and is calling for civil union laws for same-sex couples,” noted Evangelist Franklin Graham, son of the late Rev. Billy...
  • Should Christians participate in Halloween?

    10/28/2020 11:47:55 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 27, 2020 | Should Christians participate in Halloween?
    Every October, Christians trash each other on social media over Halloween. Is it harmless costumes and candy? Participation in the occult, cavorting with demons? Co-opting a pagan holiday? Christians believe demons are real. The Bible talks about them. Most Christians agree that you should stay away from them. Fallen angels lurking in your kid’s candy bag might freak out a Christian mom or dad. And the stranger-sabotaged candy scares of the 1980s still haunt some parents. Halloween remains popular among American Christians. Yet this stalking sense of the demonic has some churches holding sanitized “harvest festival” events, away from the...
  • Regarding Trump's Boastfulness: Excuse me Pastor John Piper, but pride doesn’t kill babies

    10/28/2020 7:01:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/28/2020 | Abby Johnson
    Politics is a dirty business. Mudslinging is common. It’s hard to figure out what’s true and what’s not. But one issue, another dirty business, is something that Christians in particular should know the truth about: abortion. And you know who should be pulling together to stump for a candidate who stands against the killing of our most vulnerable human beings? Our faith leaders. But instead, all we see are some of our most well-known faith leaders causing confusion and dissention. In a recent article by John Piper, he stated that “boastfulness” is a bigger problem than abortion: “I think it...
  • Pope Francis appoints 13 new cardinals, some of whom are pro-LGBT, back communion for adulterers

    10/27/2020 8:59:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 10/27/2020 | Emily Mangiaracina
    Pope Francis has named 13 clergymen to be appointed to the college of cardinals, nine of whom are eligible to vote in upcoming papal conclaves. This brings the number of cardinal electors appointed by Francis to 57 percent of total electors, increasing the likelihood that the next elected pope will share Francis’ vision for the Church. Jesuit Father Thomas Reese, writing for Religion News Service, noted that when the appointees “officially become cardinals, there will be 128 cardinal electors, eight more than the canonical limit.” US archbishop who is pro-LGBT Among the named cardinal electors are archbishops known for heterodox...
  • Theologian Wayne Grudem: A respectful response to my friend John Piper about voting for Trump

    10/27/2020 6:55:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/27/2020 | Wayne Grudem
    John Piper has been a friend – a good and faithful friend – for more than 40 years. I thank God for his remarkable worldwide ministry, his evident deep love for God, his faithfulness to every word of Scripture, and the way his life of self-sacrifice continues to provide a challenge to me personally. When we have opportunities to be together, I enjoy every minute of conversation with him. I pray for him regularly, as I believe he does for me. I agree with probably 98% of everything he has written and said during his entire ministry.But he and I...
  • Pro-Aborts Attack Polish Churches in Revenge for Historic Pro-Life Supreme Court Ruling

    10/26/2020 7:10:50 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/26/20 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    Warsaw, Krakow, and Poznań were among the cities in which Catholic churches were targeted for attack yesterday. For example, pro-abortion protesters invaded Poznań Cathedral during Mass, chained themselves to the altar rails and occupied the historic building for a few hours.POLAND, October 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― Bands of pro-abortion activists attacked Catholic churches in Polish cities yesterday, amidst days of protest following a historic pro-life legal ruling that eugenic abortion violates the Polish Constitution. “Crowds of people took to the streets screaming ‘Get the f*** out’,” journalist Krystian Kratiuk told LifeSiteNews over email, and explained that this is the “official...
  • Bishop Schneider to Pope Francis: For the Sake of Your Soul, Retract Approval of Same-Sex Civil Unions

    10/25/2020 5:22:12 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 14 replies
    Edward Pentin Blog ^ | 10/23/20 | Bp Athanasius Schneider
    “Most Holy Father, for the sake of the salvation of your own immortal soul, for the sake of the souls of all those persons who through your approval of same-sex unions are by their sexual acts grievously offending God and exposing their souls to the danger to be eternally lost, convert, retract your approval and proclaim with all your predecessors the unchangeable teaching of the Church.”Same-Sex Civil Unions and the Catholic FaithThe Catholic Faith in the voice of the Magisterium of all times, the sense of the faith of the faithful (sensus fidelium) as well as common sense clearly reject...
  • Mexican Broadcaster: Vatican Held Back Pope Francis' Words on Same-Sex Civil Unions in 2019 Interview Footage

    10/25/2020 5:15:21 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 10/23/20 | Hannah Brockhaus
    Vatican City, Oct 23, 2020 / 08:50 am MT (CNA).- A Mexican broadcaster said Thursday that the Vatican held back footage from a 2019 interview that it conducted with Pope Francis, in which the pope called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples. That footage appears in a documentary on Pope Francis released this week, but the Vatican has not yet explained the situation. A spokesman for Televisa told the Washington Post Oct. 22 that “Someone at the Vatican gave us the part that we did broadcast, and later they gave the rest of the material to...
  • Pope Francis Signaling Support for Joe Biden?

    10/25/2020 3:14:43 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 21 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 23, 2020 | William Mahoney
    Pope Francis Signaling Support for Joe Biden? Gay civil unions breeding Church disunion VATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis' support for homosexual civil unions is dividing American clerics, leading one to conclude the comments are a dog whistle to influence support for Biden.Cdl. Raymond Burke In a documentary titled Francesco released on Wednesday, the pope said, "Homosexual people have a right to be in a family. They are children of God and have a right to a family."  "Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable over it," he added, repeating a position he has held since before becoming pope....
  • ASK FATHER: Recent comments about same-sex unions… a “slap in the face” of those trying to leave homosexual lifestyle?

    10/25/2020 2:03:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Fr. Z's Blog ^ | October 24, 2020 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    ASK FATHER: Recent comments about same-sex unions… a “slap in the face” of those trying to leave homosexual lifestyle? Posted on 24 October 2020 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf From a reader in a comment…QUAERITUR: When “going to the periphery” crosses the line is when the exception becomes the rule of law. What about COURAGE ministry, isn’t this a slap in the face of those trying to enact 12 step program to leave homosexual lifestyle? Yes, it is a slap in the face.It is a slap in the face of every faithful Catholic priest who has tried to preach about human...
  • Episcopal Bishop William Love announces resignation in response to hearing panel ruling that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese

    10/25/2020 11:34:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/25/2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    A bishop of The Episcopal Church announced that he'll be stepping down from office weeks after the denomination’s disciplinary panel ruled that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese. Addressing the Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Bishop William Love of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany said he will resign as bishop on Feb. 1, 2021, according to Anglican Ink. On Oct. 5, the denomination’s Hearing Panel found Bishop Love guilty “by clear and convincing evidence” of violating Resolution B012, a measure passed in 2018 requiring that all Episcopal dioceses allow for the blessing of same-sex...
  • National Fast and Prayer - Return and Wake Up America Again With The ETERNAL Gospel of Jesus Christ!

    10/25/2020 9:03:03 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 3 replies
    IFB ^ | 10/25/20
    Praying and fasting with you this day for our nation as we seek to "Make America Great Again" with precious little time left on the play clock. May we seek with ALL our being and in ALL true sincerity the LORD ALMIGHTY to "Wake Up America Again" to Almighty God's ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Word and to the ETERNAL saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ; for that is indeed the TRUE calling from on High to every blood brought believer in this hour (John 17:17-26, 1 Cor. 2:2, 2 Cor. 5:17-21, Gal. 2:20, Eph. 1-2). For revival to start and to...