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  • Colorado Churches Win Against COVID Orders

    10/23/2020 7:36:57 PM PDT · by marshmallow
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/21/20 | Liberty Counsel
    This a major win for places of worship, the First Amendment, and the people. This is a big blow to the discriminatory orders issued by Governor Jared Polis. The state of Colorado may not ignore or suspend the First Amendment.DENVER, CO – A federal district judge issued a 44-page decision granting an injunction in favor of two churches against Governor Jared Polis’ discriminatory COVID orders that place numerical restrictions on houses of worship and require masks. The order in Denver Bible Church v. Azar prevents the state of Colorado from enforcing the indoor occupancy limitations and the face-covering requirement on...
  • Pastor John Piper warns Trump's 'deadly' behavior will lead to 'destruction' in blistering post

    10/23/2020 2:24:26 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 192 replies
    Christian Post ^ | Oct 23, 2020 | Leah MarieAnn Klett
    John Piper has issued a blistering condemnation of President Donald Trump, warning Christian voters that the president's “deadly behavior” will lead the U.S. to “destruction of more kinds than we can imagine.” On Thursday, the influential pastor and writer published what he referred to as a “long-overdue” blog post in which he pondered the implications of the 2020 election. Piper, who pastored Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis for almost 33 years, reminded Christians that "it is not a small thing to treat lightly a pattern of public behaviors that lead to death." He pointed out that all of these sins...
  • SPELLING IT OUT Thousands of witches plotting to cast ‘binding spell’ on Donald Trump on Halloween so he loses to Biden on election day

    10/23/2020 12:16:13 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 107 replies
    The Sun ^ | 10/23/20 | Claudia Aoroha
    THOUSANDS of witches are plotting to cast a "binding spell" on Donald Trump on Halloween, so that he loses the US election. The mystic women believe that the two full moons this month have given them extra magical powers to kick Trump out of the White House. The witches are also celebrating the rare confluence of the two "powerful" moon events in October - in effort to get Joe Biden elected in November. According to social media, the mystic women are set to plot multiple "binding" events to attack the President on Halloween - in their biggest spiritual attack to...
  • Russian Church: Christianity Is Not the Same as Marxism

    10/23/2020 4:05:58 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Orthodox Times ^ | 10/20/20 | Kostas Onisenko
    The differences between Christianity and Marxism were pointed out by the deputy head of the Russian Church’s communication with society and the media, political philosopher Aleksandr Shchipkov, during a television program. The comment was about the views according to which these two concepts are being compared. “The understanding of social justice in Christianity and Marxism is radically different,” Shipkov said. According to Marxism, any material inequality leads to the rise of capital and exploitation, which ultimately leads to the denial of personal property, to its violent removal / abduction from the man, Shipkov stated. “Christianity, on the other hand, recognizes...
  • Judge Denies Brooklyn Diocese Injunction Against NY Coronavirus Restrictions

    10/23/2020 3:48:50 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    CNA Staff, Oct 19, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- A federal court ruled against the Diocese of Brooklyn on Friday in its case against new coronavirus restrictions which impose local limits on Mass attendance. The diocese had sued the state of New York on Oct. 8 over new public health restrictions that limited the size of gatherings in certain “hot spots” around the state, or localities where the new coronavirus has been spreading. Certain churches in Brooklyn and Queens were effectively limited to holding 10 or 25 people for indoor Masses, under the new rules. On Friday, a federal...
  • Vatican's Betrayal of Chinese Church Extended By Two Years

    10/22/2020 5:36:29 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | October 22, 2020 | Gloria TV
    Vatican's Betrayal of Chinese Church Extended By Two Years In the shadow of Francis’ recent homosex scandal, the Vatican announced on October 22 the renewal of its 2018 Agreement with China for another two years. The secret agreement supposedly regards the appointment of bishops, allowing the Chinese Communists to present a list of three candidates from which the Vatican must choose one. The Vatican’s press statement calls the results of the agreement “positive,” while in reality the underground Catholic Church is being replaced with the Communist State Church.
  • NICHOLAS KRISTOF: She's evangelical, 'Pro-life' and voting for Biden (Barf alert - this is NY Times editorial writer)

    10/22/2020 9:52:36 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 120 replies
    WRAL.com and NY Times ^ | 10/22/20 | Nicholas Kristof
    A granddaughter of the Rev. Billy Graham, Jerushah Duford is a committed evangelical Christian who describes herself as “pro-life.” For most of her life, she voted Republican. Yet this year, she is voting for Joe Biden and is encouraging fellow Christians to distance themselves from a president who she says is trying “to hijack our faith for votes.”
  • Yes, a Pope can be canonically deposed (Synod of Sutri 1046 AD vs Canon 332)

    10/22/2020 8:51:12 AM PDT · by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide · 13 replies
    FROM ROME ^ | September 7, 2018 | Br. Alexis Bugnolo
    There is a lot of talk about the Pope resigning, being constrained to resign, or being deposed... Let’s consider the question, then, “Can a Pope be deposed?” by first defining our terms. Here, “pope” means the Bishop of Rome, who ex officio is the Vicar of Christ and the Successor of Saint Peter... The first determination we must make is to distinguish the auxiliary verb “can”. A thing can be done physically, morally and legally. An enemy of the Church could arrest the Pope, force him under pain of death to sign a decree of abdication. That is a physical...
  • Trump vs. Biden on 3 key issues important to Christian voters -- Abortion, Religious Liberty, Immigration

    10/22/2020 8:00:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/22/2020
    As Election Day draws near, President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger former Vice President Joe Biden are being scrutinized by voters who are looking at their records and positions on many issues, including abortion, religious freedom, and illegal immigration. The Christian Post has summarized Trump's and Biden's record and positions on these issues : 1. ABORTION The Trump administration has been called the “most pro-life administration” by many national advocacy groups for his actions in defending life at every stage. In January, Trump became the first president in U.S. history to ever attend the March for Life in person....
  • Pope’s Interfaith Prayer Omits China

    10/21/2020 10:22:34 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 21, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    Pope’s Interfaith Prayer Omits China Francis' misinterpretation of gospels sidelines sin and atonement ROME (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis' interfaith prayer meeting for world peace, held two days before the Vatican is expected to renew its secret concordat with China, excluded prayers for Christians and Uyghur Muslims persecuted by the communist regime. Tuesday's prayer service, led by the pontiff with leaders of other Christian denominations in Rome's Basilica of Saint Mary in Aracoeli, named and prayed for 26 countries in alphabetical order — beginning with Afghanistan and ending with Yemen. There were specific prayers for persecuted Christians in Burkina Faso, dialogue in...
  • Federal Judge Strikes Down Tennessee Abortion Waiting Period

    10/21/2020 7:02:42 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    CNA Staff, Oct 16, 2020 / 12:31 am MT (CNA).- A federal judge on Wednesday ruled unconstitutional a mandatory 48-hour waiting period for women seeking abortion in Tennessee, which had been in effect since 2015. In the legal challenge brought by Planned Parenthood and the pro-abortion Center for Reproductive Rights, Judge Bernard Friedman wrote that most women are already certain about their decision to have an abortion when they go in for their first appointment. The judge cited testimony from abortion providers that abortion does not increase risk of negative psychological outcomes. He said the regulation placed an “undue burden”...
  • COVID's Trojan Horse: The Great Reset & The Green New Deal

    10/21/2020 3:06:44 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 2 replies
    Prophecy News Watch ^ | 20 October 2020 | Jonathan Brentner
    The climate alarmists of our day would have us believe that a grave environmental crisis exists; one that requires immediate and drastic action in order to save the planet. The leaders of the United Nations tell us that the solution requires all nations to submit to a central government, a New World Order. The UN's strategy for resolving the climate emergency consists of seventeen goals that fall under their Agenda 2030. These objectives, however, go far beyond protecting the environment. They call for a Marxist type of government that distributes wealth evenly among all nations and all people. The World...
  • Pope Francis calls for homosexual civil unions, bashes Trump in new film

    10/21/2020 1:56:05 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 88 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 2020 | John-Henry Westen
    Pope Francis calls for homosexual civil unions, bashes Trump in new film Speaking of homosexual civil unions, the Pope said: 'What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I stood up for that' ROME, October 21, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – In perfect time to affect the U.S. presidential election, a new film will premier in North America Sunday which represents in dramatic fashion Pope Francis’ attack on President Trump as “not a Christian” for the President’s building of the border wall. In the documentary, which premiered in Rome today, Pope Francis has made...
  • SHOULD CHRISTIANS VOTE FOR PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP? YES THEY SHOULD... AND HERE IS WHY - Video?

    10/21/2020 11:46:30 AM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 19 replies
    IFB ^ | 10/21/20
    Our earthly duties as Christ's ETERNAL ambassadors for time (2 Cor. 5:17-21) and the ETERNAL Gospel are to be our first and chief call and duty; and all other interests in this vapor called "life" and "time" an ETERNAL second (1 Cor. 2:1, Gal. 2:20, Col. 3:1-4). As blood brought redeemed believers in Jesus Christ living in America; we are called and have a Divine obligation to be salt and light for our Lord Jesus and His soon-coming Kingdom (Matt. 5:13-16, 6:33)! This subject is well spoken of in this video by Shane Idlemen which I wanted to share with...
  • The Spirit of Antichrist in 2020

    10/21/2020 10:46:43 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    rev310 ^ | 10/20/20 | Randy Nettles & Pete Garcia
    Well, it is not often that I would openly agree with the Chinese Zodiac, but 2020 certainly has been the Year of the Rat. There are certain years that have stood out in human history as being the worst years on record. Certainly, the year of Noah’s Flood (1656 Anno Mundi) should take the record as THE worst year. However, if you were a Creation-denying, godless heathen, you would probably relegate that honor to the year 536AD. In recent history, we have the years 1918 (Spanish Flu outbreak), 1929 (Great Depression), and 2001 (9/11) as coming in the top ten...
  • Pope Francis Calls for Civil Union Law for Same-Sex Couples, in Shift From Vatican Stance

    10/21/2020 9:02:41 AM PDT · by NRx · 55 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 10-21-2020 | CNA
    ROME — In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in Rome, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples, departing from the position of the Vatican’s doctrinal office and the pope’s predecessors on the issue. The remarks came amid a portion of the documentary that reflected on pastoral care for those who identify as LGBT. “Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out, or be made miserable because of it,” Pope Francis said in the film, of...
  • When Courage & Faith Intersect

    10/21/2020 8:48:41 AM PDT · by NRx · 1 replies
    Monomakhos ^ | 10-19-2020 | John Ma’ae
    The Holy Hierarch-Martyr Metropolitan Benjamin of Petrograd [St. Petersburg], who in 1922 became a martyr of Christ to Communist terror, said at his trial… “I do not know what sentence you will pass upon me—life or death—yet whatever your pronouncement, I will raise my eyes upward with the same reverence, make the sign of the Cross (here he crossed himself broadly) and say, “Glory to Thee, O Lord God, for all things!” Then he was shot.
  • Christian voting myth No. 3: 'I don’t like either candidate, so what’s the point?'

    10/21/2020 8:37:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/21/2020 | Joseph Backholm
    This is part 3 of a 4-part series debunking four common myths Christians use to not vote. Read myth #1: “One Vote Doesn’t Make a Difference” and myth #2: “God Is in Charge Anyway So It Doesn’t Matter if I Vote” This article tackles the myth: 'I don’t like either candidate, so what’s the point?' In an ideal world, you would always have the option to vote for really great people that you agree with in every respect. In the real world, however, your ballot may give you choices that make you feel less like you’re choosing someone to represent...
  • Joe Biden and Jews with Trembling Knees

    10/21/2020 4:02:23 AM PDT · by Stepan12 · 3 replies
    Frontpage Magazine ^ | October 21, 2020 | Stephen Silbiger
    efore the Democratic Party’s lurch to the Left and his selection by Barack Obama, Joe Biden saw himself as a quasi-Dixiecrat. In his first try for the Democratic Presidential he bragged that he had received an award from George Wallace and boasted that “Delawareans were on the side of the South in the Civil War.” In 1982, as he was probably beginning to plan that campaign, Biden thought he could appeal to the perceived nativism of the Dixiecrats by publicly threatening to cut off aid to the Jewish state. In July of that year, he used an appearance of Israeli...
  • Father Meeks: Why Catholics MUST NOT and CAN NOT vote for Joe Biden and the Democrat party

    10/20/2020 11:29:59 PM PDT · by Pontiac · 17 replies
    Father Meeks ^ | October 17, 2020 | Father Ed Meeks
    Okay, then the five things that every Catholic needs to know about Catholic Joe Biden. Number one Joe Biden is unabashedly pro-abortion. This fact is clear from his long voting record his public pronouncements his allegiance to and support of groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL and from his party’s platform not only in this election year, but in their platform going back decades. He and they support abortion for any reason or for no reason right up to an even beyond the moment of birth. He and they opposed the effort in Congress to pass legislation requiring doctors...