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  • In Last Speech Before He Was Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan, Released In July 2022, Al-Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri Stated: Muslims Should Resist Occupation Of Their Lands, Expose Christianity..

    08/01/2022 6:37:58 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 11 replies
    Memri ^ | Aug 1, 2022
    On July 14, 2022, Al-Qaeda's official media outlet Al-Sahab released a video featuring an audio address by the organization's leader, Ayman Al-Zawahiri. The video is the sixth part in a series titled "Deal of the Century or Crusades Spanning Centuries," whose first part was released on September 11, 2020. The fifth part was released on June 14...
  • The Decline Of Christianity Means The End Of Neutral Spaces

    04/02/2024 7:43:34 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 2, 2024 | John Daniel Davidson
    The Decline Of Christianity Means The End Of Neutral SpacesThe fading of Christianity in the West doesn’t mean the triumph of secular liberalism but the return of an oppressive paganism.President’s Biden’s decision to elevate Transgender Day of Visibility on Easter, the holiest day of the Christian calendar, was no accident. Yes, we all know (now) that it falls on March 31 every year, while the date of Easter obviously varies. But the idea that the White House’s promotion of the transgender agenda on Easter was a mere coincidence, as Biden’s press secretary insisted on Monday, strains credulity. We all know...
  • Apparitions of the Angel of Portugal — 3 Part Playlist

    07/30/2023 8:01:04 AM PDT · by jacknhoo · 1 replies
    An Angel Appears at Fatima — Part 1 Welcome, and thank you for joining me for America Needs Fatima’s series “Stories of the Angels.” In this series we will be exploring the incredible angelic encounters found within scriptures, transcripts, stories of the saints and more, in an effort to understand their God-given mission. Come with me as I share the messages, prayers, and warnings these angels have brought to us and discover the many complexities that make them the most fascinating creatures to ever exist! Join us in this exploration of the mysteries surrounding God’s most faithful ministers, the admirable...
  • A Guide to Mexican Anti-Catholicism in the 1800s

    04/23/2023 7:07:16 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Fatima Network ^ | April 19, 2023 | Matthew Plese
    A Guide to Mexican Anti-Catholicism in the 1800s - Part 1“In the world you shall have distress: but have confidence, I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).A History of Bloodshed and RevolutionOften untaught to children today, Catholics were extremely persecuted in Mexico during the early 1900s because of the rise of the atheistic government in Mexico, which was seeking to secularize the country and limit the power of the Catholic Church.History books cite September 16, 1810 as the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence from Spain.[1] Credited for initiating this revolution is Don Miguel Hidalgo, a Catholic priest. Sadly,...
  • Freedom Is At The Heart Of Religion But People Of Faith Must Be Strong In Defending Faith From Secular Attack

    10/31/2022 9:55:53 PM PDT · by Ozguy1945 · 2 replies ^ | 1st November 2022 | Ozguy1945
    In Australia, the most outspoken critic of the false imprisonment of Cardinal George Pell ( was the conservative columnist and television host Andrew Bolt. Bolt is an atheist. I believe that, if all the Christians, who knew that what was done to Pell was wrong, had spoken up as Bolt did, then the cowardly bullies of the Socialist Left government, whose politicized police force attacked Pell, would have backed down. But with a few exceptions (Fathers Kevin Donnelly and Frank Brennan and Bishop Anthony Fisher) the churches and clergy were spectacularly silent. Such attacks will continue in places like Australia...
  • Share of self-identified Christians hits new low in Australia amid rise of the 'nones': Bureau of Statistics Census

    07/06/2022 10:04:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/06/2022 | Anugrah Kumar
    Australia's 2021 Census reveals that the percentage of people identifying as Christian has dipped below 50% for the first time, a drop of 17 percentage points over the last 10 years. At the same time, the number of people who describe themselves as "non-religious" has risen.The diversity in the religions Australians identified is increasing, "reflecting continuing changes in our social attitudes and belief systems," the Australian Bureau of Statistics said in a statement.While Christianity remains the most common religion in the Oceania country, with 43.9% identifying as Christian, it's down from 52.1% in 2016 and 61.1% in 2011.The Sydney Morning...
  • Dennis Prager Fireside Chat, Ep. 205 — More Secular, Less Free

    09/30/2021 8:45:29 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    PragerU ^ | September 23, 2021 | Dennis Prager
    America is more secular than ever before, that’s a fact. America is ALSO less free than ever before. Is there a correlation? How would you react if there was? Dennis has his thoughts. See if you agree.
  • Resisting Secular Ideology, Remember the value of suffering

    09/09/2021 4:06:11 AM PDT · by Wpin · 2 replies
    The Catholic Register ^ | September 7th, 2021 | Rod Dreher
    ROME — As “soft totalitarianism” coincides with an erosion of civil liberties, and a “woke”-fueled “cancel culture” leads many religious people and social conservatives to self-censor, bestselling author Rod Dreher, offers his own insights and solutions, culled from the experiences of those who suffered under communism in the Soviet bloc. In his acclaimed book Live Not By Lies — A Manual For Christian Dissidents, published in September 2020, he notes how these citizens recognized the seeds of tyranny in the West long ago, and have been trying to warn Westerners ever since...
  • New Survey Shows Nearly Half Of Millennials ‘Don’t Know, Care, Or Believe’ In God

    05/22/2021 10:41:51 AM PDT · by gattaca · 38 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 21, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    The latest survey of the American Worldview Inventory from Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center found 43 percent of millennials born between 1984 and 2002 said they “don’t know, care, or believe that God exists.” Only 57 percent said they were Christian. Researchers found that belief declined between generations. Eighty-three percent of those in the Silent Generation (born 1927-1945), 79 percent of baby boomers (born 1946-1964), and 70 percent of Generation Xers (born 1965-1983) identified as Christian. Thirty-one percent, 28 percent, and 27 percent respectively said they “don’t know, care, or believe that God exists.” Those who believed “you treat...
  • 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...