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  • Commie China Inspired Global Lockdowns

    12/29/2020 5:01:20 PM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    Church Militant ^ | December 29, 2020 | Jules Gomes
    Commie China Inspired Global LockdownsPope Francis backed Prof. Pantsdown's totalitarian quarantine LONDON ( - A U.K. scientist notorious for pushing global lockdowns as a response to the Wuhan virus has confessed to receiving his inspiration for the imposition of totalitarian quarantines from communist China.Anti-lockdown protests in Trafalgar Square, London In a revealing interview, disgraced professor of mathematical biology Neil Ferguson admits that the draconian lockdown policies adopted by Western countries and endorsed by Pope Francis and top prelates would have been unthinkable even a year ago."No European country's pandemic plans seriously entertained the prospect of putting a country on pause"...
  • Pope Francis formally strips Vatican secretariat of state of assets

    12/28/2020 2:02:35 PM PST · by RummyChick · 12 replies
    washington times ^ | 12/28/2020 | winfield
    ROME (AP)— Pope Francis has formally stripped the Vatican secretariat of state of its financial assets and real estate holdings following its bungled management of hundreds of millions of euros in donations and investments that are now the subject of a corruption investigation.
  • Let's pray that fashion's pope falls out of favor and a real one can come in

    12/27/2020 7:17:48 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    ArcaMax ^ | December24, 2020 | R. Emmett Tyrrell
    Let's pray that fashion's pope falls out of favor and a real one can come inWashington -- It is Christmastime. The citizenry goes out to churches and, if they are lucky, public places to be inspired by Nativity scenes. I spent Saturday in the countryside of northern Virginia and saw Nativity scenes not only in front of churches and public places but also in front of private homes -- many, many private homes. There were almost as many Nativity scenes visible in front of private homes in towns such as Strasburg and Winchester as there were Trump signs, Trump flags...
  • Pope & Rothschild Propose 21st Century Version of 1930’s European Socialist Economic Model

    12/27/2020 3:45:21 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 22 replies
    Human Events ^ | December 14, 2020 | Celine Ryan
    ByCeline RyanonDecember 14, 2020 Pope Francis has teamed up with a member of the Rothschild family and multiple multinational corporations including Mastercard and Bank of America, to ensure the creation of a new, global economic system. The “Council for Inclusive Capitalism with the Vatican, founded by Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, launched Tuesday, with a proclamation promising that the council “answers the challenge by Pope Francis to apply principles of morality to business and investment practices” The press release included a quote from its Rothschild founder, who explained that “Capitalism has created enormous global prosperity, but it has also left...
  • Restoring Constitutional Secularism and Patriotic Pluralism in the White House

    12/17/2020 12:01:39 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    Secular Democrats of America ^ | Representatives Jamie Raskin and Jared Huffman
    We urge you to lead our nation on a path that revives the Founders’ vision of religious freedom in our government and promotes a unifying patriotic pluralism—not dogmatic religious chauvinism—in American society. We believe that this is a moment not only to enact policies to advance constitutional secularism but to position the Democratic Party to take back the mantle of religious freedom and pluralism from the Republican Party. ... We urge you not to underestimate the institutional strength of what we refer to (interchangeably)in this document as the “Christian nationalist movement” or the “religious right.” This movement is extraordinarily well-funded...
  • Why American Children Stopped Believing In God

    12/13/2020 5:51:10 PM PST · by DeweyCA · 35 replies ^ | 12-13-20
    So how do we explain this link between education policy and religious belief given that academic attainment itself isn’t a factor? It’s quite simple, really. Children learn more at school than reading, writing, and arithmetic. They imbibe a whole set of implied assumptions about what’s important in life. By excluding religious instruction from public schools, the government-run education system tacitly teaches students that religious commitments are not a first-order priority in life. Faith in God becomes a sort of optional weekend hobby akin to playing tennis or video games. Christ and Moses are treated by teachers and administrators like weapons...
  • The Fury of the Fatherless

    11/18/2020 11:56:12 AM PST · by krogers58 · 15 replies
    First Things web site ^ | 11/16/2020 | Mary Eberstadt
    Third, the biographies of at least some of today’s race-minded trailblazers suggest a connection between fatherlessness and identity politics. The author of the bestseller White Fragility was a child of divorce at age two. The author of the bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race reports that her father left the family and broke off contact, also when she was two. The author of another bestseller, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, was raised by a single mother. The author of another hot race book, The Anti-Racist: How to Start the Conversation About Race and...
  • The Modern World's Never-Ending War on Faith

    10/29/2020 3:02:58 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | E. M. Cadwaladr
    What are we to expect from a religion based on nothing better than the ambitions and the desires of self-indulgent human beings? If there is no greater behavioral standard than our own raw wants, what can we expect as a result? Sooner or later, that attractive veneer of secular idealism gets rubbed off by the inescapably brutal logic of the underlying creed: "Why does any life matter — especially when that life is in my way? Why should I love my neighbor as myself? Who is there that I cannot replace?" The answers to these questions can't be found inside...
  • The liberal religious revival is growing and Godless

    10/26/2020 10:22:01 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 42 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10-26-20 | Bobby Jindal
    Conservatives have been calling for a spiritual revival, another Great Awakening, to undo the cultural stagnation infecting the nation. Evangelicals debate whether they should engage in the political arena to address society’s ills. They agree on the need for increased religious fervor to solve the nation’s problems. They see in history a recurring Old Testament theme: that people persist in erroneous ways until they desperately turn to God, repent and flourish, only to repeat the cycle. Conservatives see these revivals occurring when things seem darkest and when believers were most prone to despair. Conservatives see signs of America’s decay in...
  • Fruitti Tutti - Let The Penitential Slog Begin

    10/05/2020 9:37:53 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Restore DC Catholicism ^ | October 4, 2020 | Restore DC Catholcism
    Fruitti Tutti - Let The Penitential Slog Begin The pope released his latest 45,000-word tome today.  It's called "Fratelli Tutti".  That link is to the English version on the Vatican website.  Others have already started to wade through it and their reports reveal it to be a hot mess of freemasonry, envirowhackosim, one-world government nonsense, etc.In the third paragraph, the pope twists the narrative of St Francis of Assisi's meeting with the sultan.  He claims that the saint's "openness of heart..transcended differences of religion".  Nothing could be further from the truth.  He went to preach Jesus Christ and the...
  • Secularism Lives Loudly Within Biden

    09/26/2020 9:31:48 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    American Spectator ^ | September 27, 2020 | George Neumayr
    Secularism Lives Loudly Within Biden The upcoming Supreme Court fight will expose it. With Sonia Sotomayor on her nomination in 2009 Joe Biden has said that he will only appoint “living” constitutionalists to the courts. Unless they find unstated rights in the Constitution, he won’t name them: “I would look to judges, potential nominees, they would have to acknowledge the fact that there are unenumerated rights that are nonetheless constitutional rights; they’re not mentioned by name in the Constitution.”In other words, his ideal judge is a left-wing activist willing to legislate from the bench according to whatever the liberal zeitgeist...
  • Donald Trump’s Real Opponent in 2020

    08/24/2020 2:00:02 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | August 24, 2020 | Wallace Henley
    Last week Democrats selected Joe Biden as their nominee for president. Both Trump and Biden are positioning themselves as deliverers of our nation and positioning each other as the destroyers of America and American values. The Democratic convention allowed us to hear Trump’s opponents accuse him of trashing everything from Christianity to the Constitution. Trump’s supporters do see him as a great deliverer, recovering the nation from the leftist ideologies destroying America. They remember the words of Barack Obama, who said just days from his election: “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.”In today’s...
  • Is the Economy Really Booming?

    02/25/2020 9:05:01 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Return to Order ^ | February 2020 | John Horvat II
    The economic indicators all show the economy is booming. Unemployment is at record lows. The stock market is seeing record highs. Wages are up, and taxes are down. Stifling regulations are being lifted. Everything seems to be working just fine. There is much truth in this perception of a boom. Part of this can be attributed to less government interference and taxation. Unnecessary government regulation and spending always hurt the economy. When markets are freer, profits tend to come galloping back. And much has galloped back. However, beneath the surface, major problems threaten the boom. These problems have long plagued...
  • Catholic Eastern Europe

    02/16/2020 6:01:57 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Church Militant ^ | February 14, 2020 | Rodney Pelletier
    Catholic Eastern Europe Bastion of freedom Catholicism in Western Europe is atrophying and it's not secular forces that are the cause. It's because Catholics are abandoning and perverting the Faith. Meanwhile, Eastern Europe has become the bastion of Catholicism and culture, protecting and passing on what the rest of Europe has cast away. The bishops of Germany are gathering for their own synod and, as indicated by the working documents outlining the assembly's discussions, the prelates are seeking to redefine Church teaching on the ordination of women, homosexuality, masturbation and contraception. But this week, Ukranian bishops wrote a letter to their German...
  • Supreme Court To Decide If Atheism Can Keep Its Monopoly On K-12 Schools

    01/22/2020 7:49:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/22/2020 | Joy Pullmann
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case that could determine whether parents and taxpayers have any choices about the kind of religion American children are taught with taxpayer funds. Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue concerns whether private donations may support schools that make their religious beliefs explicit. It could also undo a century of U.S. court and legislative decisions that used animus between Protestants and Catholics to attack the faith of both kinds of Christians’ children over the last century.Five years ago, Montana’s legislature enacted a tiny school choice program that allows residents to deduct up to...
  • A Parable of A Kingdom

    01/17/2020 8:31:58 AM PST · by Carpe Cerevisi
    Ancient Faith Ministries ^ | January 17, 2020 | Fr. Stephen Freeman
    There was a wicked kingdom in which there lived a large number of slaves. The kingdom fought wars, built cities and was extremely successful in growing its economy. Its achievements were the envy of all the other kingdoms. The slaves did well, too. They were not given low jobs or manual labor. Instead, they were “helping” slaves. Their task was to help the people of the Kingdom get by. If life in the kingdom became empty and meaningless, the slaves would cheer the people up and help them continue with their lives. When people began to doubt that the kingdom...
  • Democrats Led Our Nation Away From God

    11/16/2019 8:08:42 PM PST · by hapnHal · 28 replies ^ | November 16, 2019 | the intelligencer
    America has betrayed our founders!America has betrayed our God! Christians escaped religious persecution in Europe and with God’s divine intervention, created our great nation. Ten-plus miracles by God sustained our founders during our Revolutionary War. We were outnumbered 10 to 1 by a well-trained and disciplined British army, but by God’s grace we won! It was an amazing miracle. Miracles persisted throughout the war. George Washington led in battle, often within 50 yards of the British! He had four bullet holes in his coat and two horses shot from under him. He did not get a scratch. Praise God! George...
  • AG Barr Full Notre Dame Speech

    10/16/2019 4:22:59 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 10 replies
    Full uncut uncensored AG Bill Barr Speech to Notre Dame on the battle between Christianity and Secularism.
  • Barr bemoans 'moral upheaval' that has brought 'suffering and misery'

    10/13/2019 1:36:24 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/13/19 | Justine Coleman
    Attorney General William Barr in a speech Friday bemoaned the "moral upheaval" of religious values in the United States, saying it has brought "suffering and misery." Barr made the comments during an address at the University of Notre Dame Law School. He said the deterioration of religion in the country is an "organized destruction" by secularists in an "unremitting assault on religion and traditional values," according to CNN. "Among the militant secularists are many so-called progressives. But where is the progress?" Barr asked. This "upheaval" has led to growing illegitimacy rates, drug use and "angry, alienated young males," CNN reported...
  • French Calendar Reform: The De-Christianization of France

    03/27/2019 5:46:46 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 12 replies
    French_Calendar_Reform ^ | Laura Vornholt-Jones
    During the French Revolution, France set aside Christianity and in public forum denounced the God of Heaven. “The world for the first time heard an assembly of men, born and educated in civilization, and assuming the right to govern one of the finest of the European nations, uplift their united voice to deny the most solemn truth which man’s soul receives, and renounced unanimously the belief and worship of a Deity.” On October 23, 1793, just nine days after Queen Marie Atoinette was executed, the Republican Calendar was decreed. Pierre Sylvain Maréchal, who originally proposed the change, declared: “the calendar...