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  • Cardinal Parolin Extends Vatican’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

    05/11/2022 6:36:49 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    The restrictions were extended to the end of May, according to a decree from the Vatican’s secretary of state.VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Pietro Parolin has extended the Vatican's COVID-19 restrictions through the end of May, despite the governments of Italy and other European countries lifting most or all measures to contain spread of the virus. In a decree issued May 6, the Vatican secretary of state said the measures would be prolonged as the “current pandemic situation calls for specific extraordinary and exceptional measures to counter it and to ensure the safe conduct of activities, including by way of derogation...
  • Swalwell: Republicans ‘Tougher on Mickey Mouse than They Are on Russia’

    04/28/2022 6:01:06 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/28/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Eric Swalwell (D-CA) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that the Republican Party is tougher the Walt Disney Corporation’s opposition to Florida’s parental rights law than they are on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Host Joy Reid said, “The thing is what’s interesting, Republicans have shown when they do want to rebuke and police their own, they can. They’ve come down like a ton of bricks on little Madison Cawthorn, not for fantasizing about Hitler’s bunker, not for bringing the gun into the Capitol but because he said the porn thing. Once he said that it seems like a world...
  • CATHOLIC CAUCUS: VATICAN REFUSES ENTRY TO UNVAXXED CARDINAL [BURKE]

    04/22/2022 3:41:41 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 2 replies
    Church Militant ^ | April 18, 2022 | Jules Gomes
    Cdl. Parolin bars Cdl. Burke as Italy lifts draconian Green Pass restrictions VATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis' second-in-command, Cdl. Pietro Parolin, personally intervened to bar Cdl. Raymond Burke from entering Vatican offices over Burke's conscientious objection to the abortion-tainted COVID-19 vaccine. Sources at the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints told Church Militant that Burke, a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, was recently stopped at the entrance to the building because he did not possess a Green Pass. The Green Pass, issued by Italy and the Vatican, shows that the holder has been...
  • Hong Kong Bishop ‘Hopes’ for Women’s Ordination ‘One Day’

    04/19/2022 7:15:16 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    The Pillar ^ | 4/18/22
    Hong Kong’s Bishop Stephen Chow expressed hope April 13 for the Catholic ordination of women, joining several European bishops who have expressed similar sentiments in recent years. During his homily at the Hong Kong diocesan Chrism Mass April 13, Bishop Chow said he had “turned to English, just to address our ordained brothers, and I hope one day maybe ordained sister[s] too.”The bishop’s homily did not focus on the topic, instead calling priests and deacons to “synodality through our own ministries in collaboration with the different capacities, or different roles, among the People of God… discerning for the direction in...
  • Meet Joe Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets.... and propagandist for the Chinese Communist Party

    04/15/2022 7:21:46 PM PDT · by caww · 13 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 4/15/2022 | Zachary Faria
    ESPN has written a long profile about Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai, and it highlights how he has brought his support of the Chinese Communist Party to the NBA. According to ESPN, Tsai “personifies the compromises embedded in the NBA-China relationship, which brings in billions of dollars but 'requires the league to do business ' with an authoritarian government. “Tsai believes much of the criticism he receives is politically motivated by people who purposely distort his views, according to sources close to him,” the ESPN report reads. Tsai thinks there isn't a humans rights problem in China because about 80%-90%...
  • Dianne Feinstein's memory fading and she may no longer be fit to serve, senators say

    04/14/2022 11:50:49 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 97 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 14-APR-2022 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi
    U.S. lawmakers are reportedly questioning California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's capacity to do her job at her age. Senators and other officials are reportedly concerned that Diane Feinstein, 88, is no longer mentally competent enough to do her job as a lawmaker, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Feinstein's critics, however, have declined to speak on the record and asked to have their names withheld. "I have worked with her for a long time and long enough to know what she was like just a few years ago: always in command, always in charge, on top of the details, basically couldn’t...
  • Vatican hopes to renew modified deal with Chinese Communists on appointing bishops

    04/13/2022 3:47:14 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 12, 2022 | Louis Knuffke
    Vatican hopes to renew modified deal with Chinese Communists on appointing bishopsThe initial agreement with Beijing was signed in 2018 and renewed in 2020. u Zhengsheng, chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee, meets with bishops of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association in Beijing, Dec. 29, 2016.VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — The Vatican Secretary of State says he hopes to tweak the agreement between the Holy See and the Communist Chinese Party on the appointment of bishops to the Catholic Church in China.Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State for the Holy See, told CNA in a recent interview that...
  • Lieu: ‘Romney Was Right When He Called Russia the Number One Geopolitical Foe’

    02/21/2022 4:03:37 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/21/2022 | Ian hatchett
    On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) stated that the recent actions by Russia’s Vladimir Putin are further confirmation that Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) “was right” he said that Russia was America’s top geopolitical foe when he was running for president back in 2012, remarks that were criticized by then-Vice President Joe Biden. While discussing Russia ordering troops into areas of Ukraine that they recognized as independent and Russia possibly moving more troops into the country, Lieu said, “[T]his action by Putin further confirms that Mitt Romney was right when he called Russia the ‘number one...
  • Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger wants to force all 159 GA counties into a “maintenance program” to use the same infamous voting system vendor as 2020!

    02/21/2022 2:35:00 AM PST · by Mount Athos · 21 replies
    The Right Way (substack) ^ | 2/20/22 | Emerald Robinson
    Apparently, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is trying to force all 159 counties of Georgia into a one-year “maintenance program” to use the same infamous electronic voting system vendor that was used in the 2020 election. If these counties sign up for this program, they will essentially be trapped into using the same machines again in 2022. That’s right: Brad Raffensperger is trying to bluff Georgia’s county election officials into using the same electronic voting machines that made the 2020 election such an international scandal! It’s up to the local counties to decline to use these electronic voting machines...
  • Sec. of State Raffensperger visits Albany(GA), talks of integrity, 2020 election

    02/19/2022 7:28:51 AM PST · by devane617 · 19 replies
    walb ^ | 02/19/2022
    ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger stopped by the Flint Riverquarium in Albany Friday. He spoke with students about integrity in the workplace and what happened during the 2020 election. WALB News 10′s Molly Godley was there and asked him a few questions about new voting laws and how to restore trust in Georgians when they cast their vote. “Your opponent congressman Jody Hice continues to say voter fraud is the reason why Trump lost what is your response to that?” WALB asked. “28,000 Georgians skipped the presidential ballot, they didn’t vote for anyone there, yet they...
  • SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN: Opinion: To improve national security, we must build on measures addressing climate change

    02/16/2022 8:21:29 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 74 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | February 15, 2022 | BY SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN
    The effects of climate change are well understood: rising sea levels, severe weather, devastating wildfires and crippling drought, to name a few. We also know the consequences: increased mortality, damage to infrastructure, food supply interruptions and economic hardship. But one implication of climate change is often overlooked: threats to our national security. In a stark assessment last fall, the National Intelligence Council said climate change will intensify risks to U.S. national security interests over the next two decades as physical effects of a warming climate mount and geopolitical tensions multiply about how to respond. And last week the U.S. Army...
  • EXCLUSIVE: GA Sec of State Raffensperger Promised President Trump His Office Would Address Auditor Bryan Geels’s 97,000 Ballot Issues – They Never Did, Instead They Gave Pieces of Call to Media to Claim Trump Was Stealing the Election

    02/13/2022 8:57:55 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | February 13, 2022 at 7:15am | Joe Hoft
    President Trump’s team hired Auditor Bryan Geels after the 2020 Election to look into Georgia’s results. Geels identified 97,000 ballot issues in the state. When the President spoke of these issues with Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the issues were misrepresented but Raffensperger’s team promised President Trump that they would get with the Trump team (i.e. Geels) to go over the results. Raffensperger’s team never addressed the issues and never contacted Geels. Instead, they lied to the press about the President’s phone call. Last week Garland Favorito from VoterGA held a presentation in Georgia showing thousands of ballot issues...
  • China Bans Kids from Attending Church, Threatens Parents Who Break Law: Watchdog [They watch, and they track everybody in what they're doing – through facial recognition and other things.]

    02/04/2022 12:38:12 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 7 replies
    ChristianHeadlines.com ^ | January 31, 2022 | Michael Foust
    "It is getting worse," David Curry, president and CEO of Open Doors, told Christian Headlines.... Chinese Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping "knows that he cannot stamp out" the nation's Christians, Curry said. There are an estimated 96 million Christians in China, the report says. "And so he is slowly strangling Christian faith, and he's doing it with high-tech surveillance. They watch, and they track everybody in what they're doing – through facial recognition and other things. Imagine if the IRS owned every camera in every restaurant on every street in America. We would be very concerned that the IRS has...
  • Beijing Nancy: Pelosi Shifted Her China Stance as Her Family Scored Beijing Deals

    01/26/2022 12:18:20 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 23 replies
    breitbart ^ | 26 Jan 2022 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi softened her previous criticisms of China’s communist regime as her husband and son scored big business deals in China, Peter Schweizer’s new book reveals. The bombshell revelations about Pelosi come as she is under fire for stock trading returns made by her and her husband that regularly outperform the market. Now, it appears as though her family’s business opportunities in China have influenced her policy views on America’s chief adversary. Pelosi’s family has had millions of dollars on the line when it comes to China, and the Speaker seems to have altered her positions on China’s...
  • Tony Podesta pulls in $1 million lobbying White House on behalf of Huawei

    01/23/2022 12:30:43 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Fox news ^ | 01/23/2022 | Emma Colton
    Tony Podesta made $1 million lobbying the White House on behalf of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, public disclosure forms show. Podesta earned $500,000 lobbying the "Executive Office of the President" on "Issues related to telecommunication services and impacted trade issues" in the fourth quarter of 2021, the New York Post reported, citing public disclosure forms released last week. He pulled in another $500,000 from Huawei to lobby the "White House Office" on "Issues related to telecommunication services and impacted trade issues" in the third quarter of 2021.
  • Eric Swalwell Got Todd Starnes Suspended on Twitter Over Afghanistan Comment

    01/16/2022 6:31:53 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    The Liberty Daily ^ | Jan. 16, 2022 | J.D. Rucker
    The fascists at Twitter bow to the Democrat Party. That isn’t exactly breaking news, but every time they engage in their draconian actions, it acts as a reminder to all conservatives that playing on Twitter is like entering enemy territory. The latest example is the suspension of conservative commentator Todd Starnes. Congressman Eric Swalwell took exception to a Tweet by Starnes, so Twitter sprang into action. According to his post on Gettr: JUST IN: Rep. Eric Swalwell, the California Democrat whose gal pal was a Chinese spy, just got me booted from Twitter. He reported me to Twitter and accused...
  • Cardinal Parolin Appears to Deny Conscience Right Exemption from Vatican’s Pfizer Vaccine

    01/13/2022 7:00:51 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 1/11/22 | Ed Pentin
    Responding to a query about his Dec. 23 ruling mandating vaccination for all Vatican employees and visitors who haven’t recently recovered from COVID-19, the Vatican secretary of state indicated religious exemptions are not ‘justified’ with respect to mRNA vaccines.VATICAN CITY — Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said Vatican employees seeking to be exempt from the Vatican’s new vaccine mandate because they oppose the vaccine’s link to abortion “seems not to be justified” as it was only tested rather than produced using the cell lines of aborted fetuses. On Dec. 23, Cardinal Parolin, who is the most senior Vatican official after Pope...
  • Brian Kemp says he's "never said a bad word" about Trump (groveling)

    01/06/2022 6:38:18 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 28 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 1/6/22 | Emma Hurt
    A year after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp tells Axios he stands by his condemnation of the attack as a "disgrace," as well as his certification of Joe Biden as the election winner. But Kemp said he's continued to "thank" former President Donald Trump for “all the things that he did to help Georgia. I have never said a bad word about him.” Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free Why it matters: Trump's continued vengeance against Republicans who rebuffed his calls to...
  • Pontifical Academy for Life calls objections to abortion-tainted COVID vaccines ‘pure nonsense’

    01/06/2022 2:40:26 PM PST · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 5, 2022 | Raymond Wolfe
    Pontifical Academy for Life calls objections to abortion-tainted COVID vaccines ‘pure nonsense’The PAV’s social media outburst is hardly the first the time that the academy, reconstituted by Pope Francis in 2016, has attacked Catholics with conscience objections to the COVID injections.Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, current President of the Pontifical Academy for LifeDiane Montagna/LifeSiteNewsROME (LifeSiteNews) – In a bizarre tweet Sunday, the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV) claimed that abortion has “nothing to do” with the COVID vaccines tested on cells of aborted babies, while hailing the injections as “the only way to return to normal.” The academy, led by Archbishop Vincenzo...
  • REVEALED: Liz Cheney Accepted ‘Statesmanship’ Award From Chinese Communist Party Influence Group.

    12/15/2021 7:34:28 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 22 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | Natalie Winters
    Rep. Liz Cheney accepted an award sponsored by the China-United States Exchange Foundation, a Chinese Communist Party-backed influence group flagged by the U.S. government for its efforts to coerce American leaders to “take actions or adopt positions supportive of Beijing.” (snip) Rep. Cheney’s decision to accept the CUSEF-funded award follows The National Pulse unearthing her husband’s employment at a law firm deeply in business with the Chinese Communist Party.