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  • Christian leaders send letter to President Biden warning that failure to support Israel could endanger US

    05/18/2024 6:16:31 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 10 replies
    All Israel ^ | 5/17/24 | Staff
    One hundred fifty-seven Christian leaders representing different streams of Christianity in the United States, wrote a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden, under the banner of American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI), to express their disappointment with recent actions by his administration towards Israel. In the letter, the leaders warned that these actions would embolden the mutual enemies of both Israel and the United States and encouraged Biden to make “a course correction.” Among the actions the leaders specified were: Holding Israel responsible for all civilian casualties in Gaza, despite Hamas being the official government of the people there. Repeatedly...
  • Why Has The Vatican Chosen This Precise Moment To Drop Bombshells About UFOs, Aliens And “Apparitions”?

    05/18/2024 6:09:20 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 13 replies
    The Economic Collapse Blog ^ | 5/16/24 | Michael Snyder
    For centuries, the Vatican has been carefully guarding their most precious secrets. In recent years, that has been especially true regarding what they know about UFOs, aliens and the mysteries of the universe. So why have they chosen this exact moment in history to publicly talk about these things? The press conference at the Vatican on Thursday is the very first time that the Vatican has held a press conference about UFOs, aliens and “apparitions” since 1978. So this is a really big deal. It is being reported that the Vatican has decided to issue new guidelines “on aliens and...
  • This, too, could pass: Christian group’s rule keeping beaches closed on Sunday mornings may end

    05/17/2024 7:20:25 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | May 16, 2024 | Wayne Parry
    <p>OCEAN GROVE, N.J. (AP) — In this seaside community that calls itself “God’s Square Mile at the Jersey Shore,” all the land is owned by a religious group that has for generations enforced an 11th Commandment: Thou shalt stay off the beach on Sunday morning.</p>
  • The Vatican’s Gamble With Beijing Is Costing China’s Catholics

    05/17/2024 6:14:48 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    The Alantic ^ | May 14, 2024 | Francis X Rocca
    The Vatican’s Gamble With Beijing Is Costing China’s CatholicsNo pope has ever set foot in China, but 10 years ago, Francis came the closest. On a flight to South Korea in August 2014, he became the first Vicar of Christ to enter Chinese airspace. Apparently that wasn’t enough. “Do I want to go to China?” Francis mused a few days later to those of us journalists accompanying him on his flight back to Rome. “Of course: Tomorrow!”Francis has been more conciliatory to the People’s Republic than any of his predecessors. His approach has brought some stability to the Church in...
  • Priests for Life: FBI response to FOIA request raises ‘serious concerns’ about targeted Catholics

    05/17/2024 12:27:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | May 17, 2024 | staff
    CV NEWS FEED // The FBI’s response to a Catholic pro-life group’s requests for information related to FBI surveillance of Catholic churches has raised “serious concerns” that the government agency is targeting traditional Catholics, according to a recent news release. Priests for Life stated in a May 16 news release that it requested information from the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act, to which it received several heavily-redacted documents and a transcript of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Senate March 2023 testimony about a leaked internal FBI memo. CatholicVote reported at the time that Garland was asked several questions about...
  • Fury as Maryland parents are told they CAN'T opt their young kids out of LGBTQ classes

    05/17/2024 6:13:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 60 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 16, 2024 | Nic White
    Parents cannot force a school district to let them pull their children out of classes with LGBTQ themes, an appeals court has ruled. Three sets of parents and a parental rights group sued the Montgomery County Public Schools board in Maryland after it announced the classes in 2022. They claimed not being allowed to opt out their kindergarten to grade 5 children violated their First Amendment rights to freedom of religion. But the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals denied their request for a preliminary injunction 2-1 as the parents failed to show how the policy would infringe their rights...
  • ‘The View’ hosts unload on Chiefs kicker for 'cult-like' Catholic faith, say he needs therapy

    05/16/2024 1:32:03 PM PDT · by NYCCatholic · 48 replies
    Fox News (foxnews.com) ^ | 5/16/24 | Gabriel Hays
    "The View" co-hosts criticized Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker’s Catholic faith on Thursday, saying the athlete's religious outlook is being compared to "cult-like and extremist religions in the Middle East" and recommending he go to therapy. The panelists added to the backlash Butker has received for his recent commencement speech at a private Catholic college in Kansas in which he promoted his traditional Catholic values, criticized the LGBTQ community and President Biden, and championed his wife’s vocation as a "homemaker." "If you’re using this to oppress people or hold them down,
  • PCA cancels General Assembly panel featuring prominent Trump critic, David French after opposition

    05/15/2024 11:07:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/15/2024 | Michael Gryboski
    The Presbyterian Church in America has canceled a panel discussion scheduled for its churchwide gathering next month that would have included Evangelical writer and New York Times columnist David French in response to much opposition. ByFaith, the official magazine of the PCA, reported on Tuesday that the panel scheduled for the theologically conservative denomination's June General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, had been canceled."The concerns that have been raised about the seminar and its topic have been so significant that it seems wisest for the peace and unity of the church not to proceed in this way," stated the PCA Administrative...
  • AMERICA Prayer Vigil 5/13/24 {Prayer}

    05/12/2024 8:26:52 PM PDT · by Kitty Mittens · 18 replies
    5/12/24 | Kitty Mittens
    Join with Fellow FREEPERS to Pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media.'I Urge, then, First of All, that Requests, Prayers, Intercession and Thanksgiving be Made for Everyone: for Kings and All those in Authority that we May Live Peaceful and Quiet Lives in All Godliness and Holiness.' 1 Tim.2:1,2 'And this is the Confidence that we have in Him, that, if we Ask Anything According to His Will, He Heareth us.' 1 John 5:14 Religion Forum Threads Labeled [Prayer] are Closed to Debate of Any Kind.Psalm 86:12I will Praise...
  • Vatican To Publish New Document On Marian Apparitions Next Week

    05/12/2024 7:58:48 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 378 replies
    One News Page ^ | 5/6/24 | Courtney Mares
    The Vatican’s doctrine office will publish a new document next week on discerning Marian apparitions and other supernatural events. The Holy See Press Office announced on Tuesday that Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, the prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), will unveil new norms for discernment regarding “apparitions and other supernatural phenomena” on Friday, May 17. In an interview with the National Catholic Register, CNA’s sister news partner, last month, Fernandez said that the document will provide “clear guidelines and norms” for discernment. The new norms will be the first time that the Vatican’s doctrinal office...
  • DOJ’s report on FBI leaked memo on traditionalist Catholics leaves many questions unanswered, omits Biden admin’s targeted persecution of Catholics

    05/12/2024 7:35:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | May 8, 2024 | Angeline Tan
    DOJ’s report on FBI leaked memo on traditionalist Catholics leaves many questions unanswered, omits Biden admin’s targeted persecution of Catholics.In mid-April, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) under the Joe Biden administration released a 10-page report to Congress stating that those who penned an internal memo dated January 23, 2023, likening traditionalist Catholics to violent extremists “failed to adhere to FBI standards” but displayed no proof of “malicious intent”. The memo was subsequently leaked to the public.Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s recent April report to Congress claimed that it found no proof that anyone instructed either of the unnamed authors of...
  • The Death of Truth

    05/12/2024 4:12:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 5/11/24 | Daymond Duck
    When asked about the signs of His coming and the end of the age, Jesus mentioned deceit four times in Matt. 24 (vs. 4, 5, 11, and 24). In an article titled “Truth Has Become a Casualty in Modern Journalism,” Pastor Mike Spaulding (author, speaker, radio host) wrote on Apr. 27, 2024: We should all be mourning the death of truth, but alas, few recognize what has happened to truth as a tool to strengthen nations and guard against ruinous corruption. The murder of truth was intentionally committed by individuals and organizations who cannot accomplish their goals through rational, logical,...
  • The Deception Of ‘One Health’: What Will World Leaders Be Willing To Give Up?

    05/11/2024 3:39:39 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 20 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/10/24 | David Bowen
    The world is just a few weeks away from the global acceptance of the World Health Organization pandemic treaty, known as WHO. This treaty includes the “One Health” agenda and is designed to “balance” the health of people, animals, and plants, as though all three are of equal value. One Health Adopting the “One Health” approach will affect multiple aspects of everyday life, from agriculture and farming to livestock and food production to environmental issues. The “One Health” agenda is designed to globally declare possible pandemic-type risks, which will naturally lead to forced lockdowns and restrictions placed upon the private...
  • Are Worse ‘Pandemics’ Looming Just Over The Horizon?

    05/11/2024 3:26:57 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/11/24 | Dr. Mark Hitchcock
    I was surprised this week while reading our local newspaper, the Daily Oklahoman, at breakfast. I saw a major headline about the rising fears of a bird flu pandemic. Now, this is something that seems to be flying under the radar. I talked to my wife later, and she hadn’t heard anything about it—most people haven’t. As I searched online, here’s a sample of the headlines I found: The spread of bird flu virus on US dairy farms alarms WHOWhat to know about the latest bird flu outbreak in the USJust One Human Is Infected by Bird Flu in the...
  • Catholics hold rosary rally in reparation for cathedral funeral of pro-abortion Democrat

    05/11/2024 10:43:32 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 10, 2024 | LifeSite League
    Catholics hold rosary rally in reparation for cathedral funeral of pro-abortion DemocratIn response to the Roman Catholic Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark being used for the funeral of pro-abortion Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., a LifeSite League member and fellow Catholics held a rosary rally in reparation.Catholics recently held a Rosary rally in reparation for the Roman Catholic Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark being allowed to be used for the funeral service of non-Catholic, pro-abortion Democratic Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.Prior to Payne’s May 2 funeral, a LifeSite League member had contacted the cathedral, which is...
  • American Prayer Vigil, May 10, 2024

    05/09/2024 8:25:51 PM PDT · by norsky · 19 replies
    May 9, 2024 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Agri-Business; End to Sex Slavery; Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. (1 John 5:14) Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind. (Excerpt) Read more at freerepublic.com ...
  • Pro-Palestinian Protesters Are On A Collision Course With God

    05/09/2024 5:58:43 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 11 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/9/24 | Robert Gottselig
    Last week, a video was posted on X that showed a Palestinian man visiting the Auschwitz Birkenau Holocaust Memorial Museum, where he called on Jews to return to the site where they belong. Just read this man’s demonic hatred for the Jewish people, “From these ‘Ghettos’ [concentration camps] from which the Zionists came, [I say] Allah have mercy on all the Palestinians and our martyrs and free Palestine! Allah willing, we will be free from you, and you will return to the [concentration] camp or to your countries, and any [other] place, as long as you leave our place [Palestine]....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Paprocki: Biden ‘mocks our Catholic faith’ by his pro-abortion sign of the cross

    05/09/2024 11:03:52 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 9, 2024 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Paprocki: Biden ‘mocks our Catholic faith’ by his pro-abortion sign of the crossBishop Thomas Paprocki said President Joe Biden 'mocks our Catholic faith' by making the sign of the cross when hearing about restrictions on abortion in Florida. Springfield’s Bishop Thomas Paprocki has stated President Joe Biden “mocks our Catholic faith,” following Biden’s latest pro-abortion move making the sign of the cross when hearing about restrictions on abortion in Florida. In a May 8 video, Paprocki joined his voice to that of Cardinal Wilton Gregory and Spain’s Bishop José Ignacio Munilla in condemning Joe Biden’s selective approach...
  • Teens forced out of exclusive California Catholic school for doing 'blackface' are awarded $1 million after proving it was green acne medication

    05/08/2024 7:33:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | May 8, 2024 | Mackenzie Tatananni
    Two California teens who were forced to withdraw from an elite Catholic high school over accusations of blackface have been awarded $1 million and tuition reimbursement. A Santa Clara County jury sided with the teens, identified by the initials A.H. and H.H., on two claims concerning breach of oral contract and lack of due process. The boys sued Saint Francis High School in August 2020 after photos circulated of them sporting acne treatment masks. The controversy started when the boys were accused of performing blackface and were ultimately pressured into withdrawing from the prestigious Mountain View school. 'It was quite...
  • Deception Is The Driving Force Behind The Division Crippling America

    05/08/2024 4:26:36 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    Harbingers Daily ^ | 5/6/24 | Hal Lindsay
    During the time leading up to America’s Civil War, the United States was torn in two. Today’s division is not like that. This is not a time of breaking in two, but of splintering into thousands. We see the results in churches, families, courts, legislative bodies, political parties, businesses, and social movements. Former allies have now gone to war with one another. It’s as if Satan himself opened a great can of itching powder and cast it on the world. In this case, the itching powder has a name — deception. American conservatives are fighting one another over the wars...