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  • Prominent Christian Rapper 'Phanatik' of The Cross Movement Publicly Renounces Christianity [see Comment]

    01/23/2022 6:33:32 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 25 replies ^ | January 21, 2022 | Milton Quintanilla
    Goodwin was one of the co-founders of the influential Christian rap group The Cross Movement,..“I sent a letter to my church withdrawing my membership and saying that I am denouncing the Christian faith that I have believed, professed, proclaimed, and defended for the last 30 years,”...“I literally told God, ‘If I find one more thing in the scriptures that doesn’t have a good explanation without resorting to having to bend over backwards and hop over barrels to explain it—I might lose my faith,”...“It got to the point where the liberal dudes were the ones bringing the most comfort because they...
  • "Art thou not Sebastian whom I before commanded to be slain with arrows?" ~ A few interesting points about Saint Sebastian's ancient Passio.

    01/21/2022 7:34:58 AM PST · by Antoninus · 32 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | January 20, 2022 | Florentius
    Saint Sebastian is one of the great ancient martyrs of the Roman Catholic Church as well as one of the saints most frequently depicted in artwork down through the centuries. The image of Sebastian tied to a stake, his body riddled with arrows, is one of the most immediately recognizable and jarring images of the ancient martyrs. As with many of the martyrs from the days prior to Constantine, his story has become somewhat muddled. He is mentioned in a homily of Saint Ambrose (On Psalm 118) as having come from Milan. Most of the rest of his biography comes...
  • Pfizer: Francis Held Two Secret Meetings

    01/15/2022 9:14:57 AM PST · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 15, 2022 | Gloria TV
    Pfizer: Francis Held Two Secret MeetingsFrancis held in 2021 two secret meetings with Albert Bourla, the Pfizer CEO, Edward Pentin learned (, January 15).The Vatican has mandated Covid-vaccines, although they are inefficient in preventing the Covid transmission.Unlike most papal private audiences, these meetings were not announced by the Holy See Press Office.Francis also secretly received Melinda Gates in November 2019, shortly before the Covid hysteria began, Pentin writes.Background:• Originally, Pfizer claimed that their vaccines are 95% effective (including stopping infection and transmission).• In June 2021, they claimed 70% protection;• In July 50%;• In August, the claim was that vaccination doesn’t...
  • Windsor County Pastor Fighting Vermont Catholic Diocese’s Covid Precautions

    01/13/2022 7:26:23 PM PST · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    VT Digger ^ | 1/10/22 | Kevin O'Connor
    A Windsor County pastor is fighting a Vermont Roman Catholic Diocese call for Covid-19 vaccinations, masks and other pandemic precautions for the state’s largest religious denomination. “Being more of the ilk of a patriot,” the Rev. Peter Williams said in a recent YouTube video, “I balk at any incursion into my rights as a human being and certainly a U.S. citizen.” Vermont Catholic Bishop Christopher Coyne has asked all clergy to get vaccinated or, if not, wear a mask and undergo regular testing to curb the transmission of the coronavirus. “Because he made it a matter of honor and obedience,...
  • 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...
  • Pro-vax Catholic media being paid by Soros and Gates

    01/12/2022 8:52:02 AM PST · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Daily Compass ^ | January 12, 2022 | Riccardo Cascioli
    Pro-vax Catholic media being paid by Soros and GatesThe consortium of Catholic media,, led by Aleteia and linked to the Holy See, is a project to silence non-aligned Catholic journalists. It is financed by large international anti-life and anti-family lobbies, in cahoots with the big pharmaceutical companies that produce vaccines. This explains a lot....A well-documented investigation by the American website Church Militant reveals how Google, Soros, and Bill Gates finance the Catholic pro-vax media to oppose those in the Church who are not aligned with the pro-vax message. And it turns out that leading the consortium of Catholic media...
  • Pope Pushes ‘Moral Obligation’ of COVID Shots, Calls for ‘Reality Therapy’ Against ‘Baseless’ Info

    01/11/2022 5:57:37 PM PST · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/10/22 | Michael Haynes
    Pope Francis delivered what have been described as ‘some of his strongest words yet’ in pushing the abortion-tainted shotsVATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis has once again strongly pushed for people to take the abortion-tainted COVID-19 injections, calling health care and vaccination “a moral obligation,” both for personal health and the health of others, while continuing to ignore moral concerns. In his annual address to the diplomatic corps, Pope Francis touched on a wide-range of topics, including a delivery of “some of his strongest words yet” in promoting the abortion-linked COVID injections. The 85-year-old pontiff called for “personal, political, and...
  • Bishops Veto Conscientious Objection to Jabs

    01/05/2022 7:08:58 PM PST · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 1/3/22 | Jules Gomes
    Head of European bishops' conference demands 'no pass, no Mass' lawBRATISLAVA, Slovakia ( - Outraged Catholics have published a petition against Slovak bishops after the hierarchs vetoed the right of the faithful to conscientiously object to the abortion-tainted COVID-19 vaccine, in violation of historical precedent and the Nuremberg Code. "We Slovak Catholics are scandalized by your attitudes," theologians, clergymen and laymen announced in an online petition Thursday. "Conscience cannot be replaced by orders, prohibitions, ideologies, doctrines, decrees or recommendations." The faithful blasted the bishops for "stubbornly walking in harmony with the secular world" and "canceling" the conscience of Catholics. "Everyone...
  • Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life Pushes Child Vaccination Despite Documented Deaths Soon After Jab

    01/03/2022 8:04:04 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Edward Pentin ^ | January 3, 2022 | Edward Pentin
    Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life Pushes Child Vaccination Despite Documented Deaths Soon After JabBy Edward PentinThe overall risk of children dying or becoming seriously ill from COVID-19 is extremely low, and yet the president of the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life is lobbying for child vaccination, recently claiming that it is essential to ending the pandemic and “protects children from any, even if less frequent, serious consequence of COVID-19.”Noting that health authorities in the US and Europe have given the go-ahead for inoculating children aged 5-11, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia told Crux Dec. 17 that even if children show no symptoms,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Catholic — Headlines — January 3rd, 2022

    01/03/2022 7:59:11 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 1 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 1/3/2022 | Staff
    More than 95% of COVID cases in Germany are among the fully vaccinated, this from a report published December 30th, showing the vaccinated are 21X more likely to get infected with Omicron than the unvaccinated. ... In the Netherlands, attack dogs were let loose on anti-mandate protesters... ...
  • Can Mapping the Global Catholic Church Help to Heal the Earth? One Scientist Aims to Find Out

    01/03/2022 6:31:15 PM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 1/1/22 | Jonah McKeown
    When Molly Burhans met with Pope Francis in 2018, she presented him with a map. The Catholic Church is one of the largest non-governmental owners of land in the entire world— by one estimate, the Church owns some 177 million acres. That land includes parish churches, cathedrals, hospitals, monasteries, convents, farms, schools, forests...even a few dubiously-purchased apartment buildings. But a lot of that land isn’t serving the Church’s mission. A lot of it is underutilized, being used for some purpose that’s not ideal, or harming the environment; or, it’s simply gathering dust. Burhans says one of the biggest reasons for...
  • Sunday Mass Sermon - Is Science Opposed to Faith ?

    01/02/2022 4:54:46 PM PST · by MurphsLaw · 8 replies
    Word on Fire Ministry ^ | 01.02.22 | Aux. Bishop R. Barron
    Today's Sermon explores the Magi and their desire to follow their science in paying homage to the 2 King of Kings - and how Faith has come to get a bad rap with the secularists. 14 min. YouTube VideoIs Science Opposed to Faith?
  • Profile in Cowardice: How Catholic Leaders Botched the Abortion-Linked COVID Vaccines

    12/30/2021 3:59:01 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    The Stream ^ | August 23, 2021 | Joshua Charles
    Profile in Cowardice: How Catholic Leaders Botched the Abortion-Linked COVID VaccinesFrom firmly standing against abortion-tainted vaccines, many bishops now favor forcing them on everyone. The letter states:It is critically important that Americans have access to a vaccine that is produced ethically: no American should be forced to choose between being vaccinated against this potentially deadly virus and violating his or her conscience. [Emphasis added]The letter then pointed out that completely ethical alternatives were available:Fortunately, there is no need to use ethically problematic cell lines to produce a COVID vaccine, or any vaccine, as other cell lines or processes that do...
  • Why Is NASA Hiring Religious Leaders To Prepare For Encounter With Aliens?

    12/28/2021 11:40:35 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 145 replies
    PNW ^ | 12/28/21 | David Sidman
    In a rather bizarre move, NASA has recruited a British priest to prepare the religious for the discovery of alien life as space agencies claim to be getting closer to discovering evidence that life exists outside of planet earth reports The Times. Reverend Dr. Andrew Davison, a priest and theology professor at the University of Cambridge, is among 24 theologians who are participating in a program sponsored by NASA at the space agency's Center for Theological Inquiry (CTI) at Princeton University. The theologians are attempting to assess how major religions would react to news of alien life being found. The...
  • Vaccinating Kids Essential to Ending Pandemic, Vatican Official Says

    12/27/2021 7:49:55 PM PST · by marshmallow · 28 replies
    Crux ^ | 12/17/21 | Elsie Ann Allen
    ROME – As Europe rolls out its vaccination campaign for young children this week, a top Vatican official has endorsed the move, saying children have been uniquely impacted by the pandemic, and must be protected and cared for. Speaking to Crux, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, said, “The pandemic has not only affected elderly people, in Italy and around the world, but also children and adolescents.” Younger generations have mainly been affected through school closures, presenting challenges not only in terms of ensuring an adequate education, but also building and maintaining social relationships and the...
  • The Tyrannical Psychology of The Flu Wars

    12/26/2021 6:08:59 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 5 replies
    RR ^ | 12/24/21 | Bill Wilson
    “For unvaccinated, we are looking at a winter of severe illness and death–if you’re unvaccinated–for themselves, their families, and the hospitals they’ll soon overwhelm. But there’s good news: If you’re vaccinated and you had your booster shot, you’re protected from severe illness and death–period.” With these words, Joe Biden codified the political narrative that the unvaccinated are the villains in this apocalyptic theatre of COVID 19 – If you are unvaccinated, you are going to die from a disease that has a 99.3% survival rate. You are an enemy of the vaccinated, even though the COVID variants are rapidly spread...
  • The Total Healing

    12/24/2021 11:53:14 AM PST · by Mrs. Warrior · 5 replies
    The Total Healing. Recently, in the news, I have heard of some authorities trying to use the name of Jesus and of God to promote the policy of getting the Covid vaccines. As a child of God and as a mother who abhors suffering, I feel it is time to use the authority of God; one of the names of God includes “the Lord my Healer” and Jesus is referred to as the “Great Physician”. In Isiah 53, it says, “Jesus bore our sickness and carried our griefs and sorrows. In Hebrew, those words mean our physical infirmity. The part...
  • Prominent bishops, priests, laity sign ‘Bethlehem Declaration’ that opposes ‘morally illicit’ COVID shots

    12/17/2021 9:05:08 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | December 16, 2021 | Patrick Delaney
    Prominent bishops, priests, laity sign ‘Bethlehem Declaration’ that opposes ‘morally illicit’ COVID shotsThe declaration is ‘the definitive response to the globalist tyrannical health Madness,’ said Elizabeth Yore. It ‘must resonate strongly amidst the noisy COVID clatter.’ (LifeSiteNews) – A group of Catholic prelates, scholars, activists, and journalists have initiated a petition appealing to the hierarchy of the Church, the lay faithful, and “all people of good will” to “vehemently oppose” the “abortion-tainted experimental injections for COVID-19,” along with mandates for their reception, calling the shots “morally illicit.”“The Bethlehem Declaration” (Declaration), sponsored by Deacon Nick Donnelly of the Diocese of Lancaster,...
  • SICK! Leftist material handed out to indoctrinate kids into Marxist nonsense and Gender stupidity

    12/17/2021 4:34:33 AM PST · by hamburger hill · 7 replies
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  • Bishop Silences Cape Cod Priest Over Criticism of Coronavirus Vaccines

    12/16/2021 6:31:55 PM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    New Boston Post ^ | 12/7/21 | Matt McDonald
    The bishop of Fall River has directed a pastor on Cape Cod to stop commenting on the coronavirus vaccines. Father Michael Fitzpatrick, pastor of St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, read a letter from the bishop at the end of Mass on Sunday, December 5. “… I have directed Father Fitzpatrick to refrain from speaking publicly or in writing on the Covid 19 vaccines, any treatment from the vaccine, or any preventative measures to avoid transmission of the virus,” Bishop Edgar da Cunha wrote in the letter, according to a video of the Mass.