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COMMENTARY: Yes Pope Francis, that is true. The Left is always looking for "new ways" to slander people, change history and traditions, weaken or destroy the family, kill and murder the unborn, and tell lies to the general public.
Also note that Pope Francis will never admonish a Left Wing person, including other cardinals, as well as bishops and priests. However, he will attack, or dismiss from their Church positions and criticize those who believe in or are following the traditional teachings of the Church regarding the Mass, or Church doctrine. That is not the mark of a good Vicar of Christ, but is the mark of someone following the temptations of Satan.
Although he says and does many good things when following the guidance of the Holy Spirit, he also remains open to putting his own will and opinions before the Holy Will of Almighty God as identified in the Sacred Scriptures.
"The authors of two recently published books critical of the current pontificate take very different initial approaches to their task. George Neumayr, author of The Political Pope (See my review: The Remnant, May 31, 2019) begins his critique of the pope with these words: "From the first moment I saw him, I knew that he was going to be a Modernist wrecking ball." The other author is not as blunt, at least at the start. He begins thus: "Every day I pray for Pope Francis. And every day (I am exaggerating, but only slightly), the pope issues another reminder that he does not approve of Catholics like me." Philip Lawler, Lost Shepherd."
"Many Catholics studying the current crisis in the Church have become numb to the definition of Pope Saint Pius X that modernism is “the synthesis of all heresies.” Some may think “synthesis of all heresies” is an amorphous problem of general doctrinal malaise. Others might classify it as a paranoid papal prophesy that never really materialized for the good-willed but jumpy Pope. But what has been astonishing to me lately is that I keep seeing that I learned everything, yes, quite literally everything, while growing up in Catholic grade school, high school and even seminary—wrong. I don’t mean just liturgical issues. I mean the seemingly-smaller issues of Catholic doctrine are all turning out to be the exact opposite of what I was taught for over 30 years of my education:"
This 22 minute video will also be of great help to you to offset the at times confusing statements coming from Pope Francis, the Vatican, the secular, and even the Catholic Press:
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VERY IMPORTANT! THE EVIL TACTICS OF THE DEMOCRAT PARTY
A thought provoking perspective from the San Diego source Worth a Peek. Dr. Jack Devere Minzey, born 6 October 1928 - died 8 April 2018, was the Department Head of Education at Eastern Michigan University as well as a prolific author of numerous books, most of which were on the topic of Education and the Government role therein.
(Editor's note) This was the last of his works:
Civil War: How do civil wars happen?
by Dr. Jack Devere Minzey
Two or more sides disagree on who runs the country. And they can't settle the question through elections because they don't even agree that elections are how you decide who's in charge. That's the basic issue here. Who decides who runs the country? When you hate each other but accept the election results, you have a country. When you stop accepting election results, you have a countdown to a civil war
The Mueller investigation is about removing President Trump from office and overturning the results of an election. We all know that. But it's not the first time they've done this. The first time a Republican president was elected this century, they said he didn't really win. The Supreme Court gave him the election. There's a pattern here.
What do sure odds of the Democrats rejecting the next Republican president really mean? It means they don't accept the results of any election that they don't win. It means they don't believe that transfers of power in this country are determined by elections. That's a civil war.
There's no shooting. At least not unless you count the attempt to kill a bunch of Republicans at a charity baseball game practice. But the Democrats have rejected our system of government.
This isn't dissent. It's not disagreement. You can hate the other party. You can think they're the worst thing that ever happened to the country But then you work harder to win the next election. When you consistently reject the results of elections that you don't win, what you want is a dictatorship.
Your very own dictatorship.
The only legitimate exercise of power in this country, according to Democrats, is its own. Whenever Republicans exercise power, it's inherently illegitimate. The Democrats lost Congress. They lost the White House. So what did they do? They began trying to run the country through Federal judges and bureaucrats. Every time that a Federal judge issues an order saying that the President of the United States can't scratch his own back without his say so, that's the civil war.
Our system of government is based on the constitution, but that's not the system that runs this country. The Democrat's system is that any part of government that it runs gets total and unlimited power over the country.
If the Democrats are in the White House, then the president can do anything. And I mean anything. He can have his own amnesty for illegal aliens He can fine you for not having health insurance. He can use the IRS as his own police force and imprison citizens who speak against him. He can provide guns and money ( Fast and Furious, Iran nuclear deal ) to other countries to support his own agenda, and watch while one of America's Ambassador's is dragged through the streets and murdered doing nothing to aid our citizens. His power is unlimited. He's a dictator.
But when Republicans get into the White House, suddenly the President can't do anything. He isn't even allowed to undo the illegal alien amnesty that his predecessor illegally invented. A Democrat in the White House has 'discretion' to completely decide every aspect of immigration policy. A Republican doesn't even have the 'discretion' to reverse him. That's how the game is played That's how our country is run. Sad but true, although the left hasn't yet won that particular fight.
When a Democrat is in the White House, states aren't even allowed to enforce immigration law. But when a Republican is in the White House, states can create their own immigration law Under Obama, a state wasn't allowed to go to the bathroom without asking permission. But under Trump, Jerry Brown can go around saying that California is an independent republic and sign treaties with other countries. The Constitution has something to say about that.
Whether it's Federal or State, Executive, Legislative or Judiciary, the left moves power around to run the country. If it controls an institution, then that institution is suddenly the supreme power in the land. This is what I call a moving dictatorship.
Donald Trump has caused the Shadow Government to come out of hiding: Professional government is a guild. Like medieval guilds. You can't serve in if you're not a member. If you haven't been indoctrinated into its arcane rituals. If you aren't in the club. And Trump isn't in the club. He brought in a bunch of people who aren't in the club with him.
Now we're seeing what the pros do when amateurs try to walk in on them. They spy on them, they investigate them and they send them to jail. They use the tools of power to bring them down.
That's not a free country.
It's not a free country when FBI agents who support Hillary take out an 'insurance policy' against Trump winning the election. It's not a free country when Obama officials engage in massive unmasking of the opposition. It's not a free country when the media responds to the other guy winning by trying to ban the conservative media that supported him from social media. It's not a free country when all of the above collude together to overturn an election because the guy who wasn't supposed to win did.
Have no doubt, we're in a civil war between conservative volunteer government and a leftist Democrat professional government.
Well now Pilgrims and Patriots, having read the above I suggest two things; forward this very timely, very important analysis to those whom you believe think like you do and make sure you vote on every Election day!
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“[The 22 week baby] didn’t move very much because he was using all of his energy attempting to breathe… after he was pronounced dead, I folded his little arms across his chest. I tied them together with a little string, I wrapped him in a shroud, and I took him to the morgue where we took all of our dead patients,” said one nurse. Yet, House Democrats have refused to allow the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection bill to come to the floor for a vote over 80 TIMES."
See more on this grave moral issue and the irresponsible actions of the U.S. BISHOPS at: Blood On Their Hands (Internal link, backspace to return)
"The time has come to acknowledge spiritual realities: The devil is using the Democratic Party to try to destroy America. If we don’t awaken, our children will soon awaken in a nation unrecognizable to us today."
A GRAVE WARNING TO U.S. DEMOCRATIC POLITICIANS & THOSE WHO WITH FULL KNOWLEDGE OF THEIR EVIL DEEDS, VOTE FOR THEM
"For if we sin DELIBERATELY after receiving knowledge of the TRUTH, (about our Catholic or Christian Faith) there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful prospect of judgement, and a fury of fire which will consume the adversaries...How much worse PUNISHMENT do you think will be deserved by the man who has spurned the SON OF GOD, and profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and outraged the SPIRIT OF GRACE?...It is a fearful thing to fall into the HANDS OF THE LIVING GOD."
Hebrews 10: 26, 29, 31
These verses of Scripture are especially directed at imitation "Catholics" like Nancy Pelosi, (Speaker of House of Representatives) & Joe Biden, (former Vice President).
"It is sometimes claimed that dissent from the magisterium (official teaching of the Church) is totally compatible with being a 'good Catholic' and poses no obstacle to the reception of the sacraments. This is a grave error."
---Pope John Paul II (Speech to U.S. bishops in Los Angeles, Sept. 16, 1987)
COMMENTARY: Yes Pope Francis, that is true. The Left is always looking for "new ways" to slander people, change history and traditions, weaken or destroy the family, kill and murder the unborn, and tell lies to the general public. vtb
For more information about the behavior of Pope Francis, please see: MISGUIDED, LIBERAL POPE (Internal link, backspace to return)
"Archbishop Viganò tells of a “project” that “goes back centuries”—“in particular, to the creation in the middle of the 1700s of Freemasonry.” This “very deceptive” plot against the Church included some of her own senior members. “This is described in the book Infiltration by Dr. Taylor Marshall, so you may find some indication of this process there,” says the Archbishop.
He is referring to the bestselling book which argues that, “for over a century, the organizers of Freemasonry, Liberalism, and Modernism infiltrated the Catholic Church in order to change her doctrine, her liturgy, and her mission from something supernatural to something secular.” Viganò believes that this process of infiltration “became strikingly evident in modern times,” and that we are now witnessing the “triumph of a 60-year-old plan” to revolutionize the Church with “a Jesuit on the See of Peter.”
As Viganò recalls, many key Vatican II revolutionaries were Jesuits who maneuvered to replace the council’s prepared schemas with ones they had drawn up. Most prominent among them was Fr. Karl Rahner, S.J., frequently touted as the council’s most important ideologue."
“Pope Francis is saying that because he knows the Amazon Synod may provoke a schism,” Viganò allegedly told Moynihan. “He is ready to say others are making the schism, but (by his actions in continuing to support the Amazon Synod) he is provoking it himself... Is this the attitude of a pastor who cares for the faithful? It is his own duty to prevent a schism.”
"Sheen told all Catholics, Jews, and Protestants “that the world is serving your souls with an awful summons — the summons to heroic efforts at spiritualization. Catholics ought to stir up their faith, hang a crucifix in their homes to remind them that we too have to carry a cross, gather the family together every night to recite the Rosary that through corporate prayer there might be intercession for the world; go to daily Mass that the spirit of love and sacrifice might be sprinkled in our business, our social life and our duties. More heroic souls might undertake the Holy Hour daily, particularly in parishes conscious of the needs of prayers of reparation as well as petition, conducting such devotions in their churches.”
A GREAT PUNISHMENT IS COMING FOR ALL OF MANKIND - Medjugorje: “On the day Marija was given the ninth secret we saw fiery rays from the sun burst through the black clouds…A storm began. It was so strong that the Church seemed to tremble.” -
“The ninth and tenth secrets are serious. They concern chastisement for the sins of the world. Punishment is inevitable, for we cannot expect the whole world to be converted. The punishment can be diminished by prayer and penance, but it cannot be eliminated. Mirjana says that one of the evils that threatened the world, the one contained in the seventh secret, has been averted thanks to prayer and fasting. That is why the Blessed Virgin continues to encourage prayer and fasting..."
"From translation of a copy of a personal letter written by Padre Pio addressed to the Commission of Heroldsbach appointed by the Vatican that testifies to the truth and reality of these revelations on the Three Days of Darkness given by Our Lord to Padre Pio, a Capuchin priest who bore the stigmata."
EXTREMELY IMPORTANT - INCLUDES FATIMA MESSAGE: Two excellent videos, also includes many other great beneficial spiritual videos.
"When an identical prophecy has been made by widely separated people in time and space, when this particular prophecy was accompanied by other predictions which have already come to pass, and when the holiness of the mystics in question has been recognized by the Church, we would be foolish indeed not to believe that the prophecy must come to pass. Such is the case concerning the Three Days of Darkness."
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***Your “Inquiry” Is Constitutionally Invalid and Violates Basic Due Process Rights and the Separation of Powers.
***The Invalid “Impeachment Inquiry” Plainly Seeks To Reverse the Election of 2016 and To Influence the Election of 2020.
***There Is No Legitimate Basis for Your “Impeachment Inquiry”; Instead, the Committees’ Actions Raise Serious Questions.
"The current situation in Washington is, in the language of poker, a bluff. The Democrats are bluffing; they have only weak cards in their hand. They actually have nothing against Trump. That's all they have ever had."
"Donald Trump came into office promising to not start any new wars and to get us out of the old ones our feckless elite had dragged us into, and now that he’s doing it in Syria the usual suspects are outraged. How dare he actually deliver on his promise not to have anymore of our precious warriors shipped home in boxes after getting killed on battlefields we can’t even pronounce, while refereeing conflicts that began long before America was a thing, in campaigns without any kind of coherent objective?
Conservatives like me still think of ourselves as hawks, but after hard experience we have learned to be hawkish only where America’s interests are directly at stake. We’re not doves. We’re just not going to spill our troops’ blood when we do not absolutely have to. The elite may not like our attitude, but then it’s generally not the elite that ends up having to bury its sons, daughters, husbands and wives. We do."
"Outside after the presser, I greeted Michael Voris and his team, who were setting up for his report right outside the Sala Stampa. Michael told me that someone close to Pope Francis had warned him that the faithful were confused, and the pontiff had declared that he “WANTED THE CONFUSION..”
"A key organizer of the Amazonian Synod who favors a female diaconate for the region has said it may be the “first step” to ordaining women priests. In a scrum after Wednesday’s daily synod press briefing, Austrian-born Bishop Emeritus Erwin Kräutler of Xingu, Brazil, said that he supported the ordination of women. Asked by journalist Edward Pentin if that extended to women priests, Kräutler said “yes, logically,” and added that a female diaconate in the Amazon “may be a step to” achieving that goal. “Many of the bishops [at the synod] are in favor of women deacons,” Kräutler asserted.
"The MBB, who preferred to be called by his baptismal name George, had posted several photos to his Facebook account. His family had known of his conversion prior to these posts, and his uncle had made complaints to the Directorate of Security. However, these Facebook posts were a public acknowledgement of his conversion. It included a photo of a cross tattoo which George had obtained on his wrist, a practice pursued by Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Christians."
The mandate for beating women is in the Qur’an: “Men have authority over women because Allah has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. Good women are obedient. They guard their unseen parts because Allah has guarded them. As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and send them to beds apart and beat them.” — Qur’an 4:34.
According to Islamic tradition, Muhammad beat Aisha, his famous child bride. Muhammad, according to Aisha, “struck me on the chest which caused me pain, and then said: Did you think that Allah and His Apostle would deal unjustly with you?” (Sahih Muslim 2127)
“Every year,” Escudero said, “we baptize 3,000 adults – people who had always been close to the Church but had taken years to receive the sacrament.” Moyobamba province has approximately 122,000 inhabitants. Escudero said that one of his challenges is in evangelizing the indigenous Aguaruna people and that the prelature has not been able to adequately minister to them. “It would be important for evangelizers to live among them,” he said, “and therefore understand them in the midst of their culture and customs.” He told his listeners in Rome that the people of the Amazon region need evangelizers rather than married priests. He said that he hopes that they can view priests as something other than a “mere functionary of the Mass.”
"A change in discipline would certainly be a major one, and would bring with it several new challenges. At best, it would be to swap one set of familiar problems for a set of unfamiliar ones, many of which would likely only emerge over time. At worst, it will introduce a host of new problems and resolve none or very few of the old ones. If the change comes, the likely result will be something in the middle, through which the Latin Church will have to muddle, and the muddling will likely take decades if not centuries. Results will be uneven and mileage will vary."
"It is sometimes claimed that dissent from the magisterium (official teaching of the Church) is totally compatible with being a 'good Catholic' and poses no obstacle to the reception of the sacraments. This is a grave error."
---POPE JOHN PAUL II
"A Brazilian missionary bishop has condemned abortion in the global North. “Some hospitals have become true slaughterhouses,” said Bishop Wilmar Santin, O.Carm. The bishop of Itaituba in Pará, Brazil, was responding to a question at a press conference following today’s meetings at the Synod for the Bishops of the Pan-Amazonian Region when he made the remark."
"The Little Sisters of the Poor filed a petition with the Supreme Court Oct. 1 asking the court to once again protect them from the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act...The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey were able to obtain a nationwide injunction against the rules protecting religious objectors from the contraceptive mandate and that injunction was then upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Philadelphia. The Little Sisters are appealing the 3rd Circuit’s ruling to the Supreme Court. “It is time for the Supreme Court to finally put this issue to rest,” said Mark Rienzi, president of Becket, a nonprofit religious liberty law firm that represents the sisters."
"Since the 2016 election of President Donald Trump, pro-lifers have seen major wins, including the expansion of the Mexico City Policy which prevents federal funds from supporting pro-abortion groups overseas. There has also been an uptick in pro-life laws around the country, and Planned Parenthood recently opted out of the Title X program that provides money to family planning organizations. The Trump administration’s new rule that organizations who receive funds from Title X are not to commit or refer for abortions was too much for Planned Parenthood to agree to."
"John Smeaton, leader of The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) in London said that Catholic pastors in Britain and in many parts of the world, including in Rome, are “supporting programmes of relationships education and sex education in educational institutions which constitute child abuse involving immeasurably greater numbers of young people than the cases of clerical sex abuse currently afflicting the Church.”
"The bishop also noted that in recent years, Pentecostal groups are gaining a foothold and becoming “very aggressive” against the culture of the indigenous peoples, some even forbidding them from speaking their own languages, with pastors telling locals that it comes “from the devil.” “We cannot sacralize every indigenous thing, not can we Satanize it,” he said.
"In his spiritual autobiography, Apologia pro Vita Sua, Blessed John Henry Newman informs us: “When I was fifteen (in the autumn of 1816), a great change of thought took place in me. I fell under the influences of a definite Creed, and received into my intellect impressions of dogma, which, through God’s mercy, have never been effaced or obscured.” We also learn that, at the same time, he perceived a vocation to the priesthood—and to celibacy, which was a rather uncommon conviction in the Anglicanism of his day. So began Newman’s path to the holy priesthood—and to sainthood, which reaches its apex on October 13 with his canonization in Rome."
"The Vatican is finding itself in a PR mess over the topic, as proof emerges that some tribes do in fact practice infanticide and the Brazilian bishops know it."
"The permission Benedict XVI granted to married Anglican priests who converted to Catholicism to stay married upon receiving Catholic orders is, Müller said, “an exception.” “The apostles left everything to follow Jesus,” he noted. “Christ is the model for the ministers, the priests. And this cannot be changed by secular pressure.”
"Shepard Smith announced Friday that he will step down as Fox News Channel's chief news anchor and managing editor of the network's breaking news unit. Smith’s final edition of his afternoon program “Shepard Smith Reporting” aired Friday and the network will use a rotating series of news anchors in the 3 p.m. ET time slot on what will now be known as “Fox News Reporting.”
"Most Americans who support Trump found the Fox News poll to be unbelievable. As it turns out, the poll is not to be believed. What most Fox News supporters don’t know, is that the poll was conducted by Amanda Danielle Braun, a left-wing, LGBTQ radical activist, who was a regional organizing director, in Reading, Pa., for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She also graduated from Hillary’s alma mater, Wellesley College."
"Forget about trying to be 'stars' for our own prideful and arrogant reasons — the Lord's blessings will be ours if we honor Him."
***Residents of more than 23,000 homes in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate.
***The 210 and 5 Freeways are closed because of the Saddleridge Fire.
***On Thursday, numerous mobile homes were destroyed in Calimesa, California, by a wildfire.
***Two deaths have been connected to the fires; one in Calimesa and one in Los Angeles.
***Power has been restored to nearly all of the Pacific Gas & Electric customers who were part of preemptive blackouts."
"In one week in the Vatican: pagan worship, a bizarre informal interview in which the divinity of Christ is questioned by the Pope, one of the main organizers of the Amazon synod makes clear married priests and even some kind of "ordination" for women should come out of the gathering."
"A change in discipline would certainly be a major one, and would bring with it several new challenges. At best, it would be to swap one set of familiar problems for a set of unfamiliar ones, many of which would likely only emerge over time. At worst, it will introduce a host of new problems and resolve none or very few of the old ones. If the change comes, the likely result will be something in the middle, through which the Latin Church will have to muddle, and the muddling will likely take decades if not centuries. Results will be uneven and mileage will vary."
"Now the UN Secretary General is begging for money. Perhaps he should hit up all the other United Nations member states that regularly fall short on their required annual financial contributions, figuring that the United States will be there to take up the slack."
"For a profile in courage, consider a very significant move by the Trump administration this week in defense of Muslims. Just days before taking up new trade talks with China, the administration announced a dramatic stand in defense of up to 2 million Chinese Muslims in concentration camps and against companies that are using their technology to spy on the Chinese in their daily lives. Not that I expect the media to give the president and his administration points for defending the religious liberty of people around the world, but when you consider that the NBA couldn't find the character to support one pro-democracy tweet when China threatened loss of income, the move is all the more striking."
"On General Pulaski Memorial Day, we remember Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, the great Polish hero who fought and died in America’s noble pursuit of freedom during the Revolutionary War. We honor his bravery and unwavering commitment to liberty and self-government, and we pay tribute to the abiding friendship between the United States and Poland, which has prevailed since General Pulaski took up the sword on behalf of the American cause and helped forge our young Republic."
"For the third year in a row, President Donald Trump has recognized October’s Down Syndrome Awareness Month with a statement calling for every American to be embraced regardless of the medical challenges he faces, including explicit condemnation of targeting babies with Down’s via abortion. Down syndrome, or Trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder typically associated with physical growth delays, distinct facial traits, and often intellectual disability. Despite these challenges, a 2011 study published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics found that 99% of people with Down syndrome described themselves as “happy,” and only 4% of parents with children with Down’s expressed regret about having their children."
"President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday about trade, democracy and more during a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York."
“Many people today do not take God at His Word. They want to make up a belief system to fit a secular society. This is where we get into trouble—listening to what others say instead of what God says. In the midst of dark times for the nation of Judah, God told his prophet, “You shall say to them, ‘This is the nation that did not obey the voice of the Lord their God or accept correction; truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth’ ” (Jeremiah 7:28, NASB).
Christianity is defined by God’s Word—not man’s. For 2,000 years the church has taken its instructions from the Bible. The Bible doesn’t contain God’s Word—the Bible is God’s Word. That is why for nearly 80 years my father often started his statements with, “The Bible says … .” He stood firm, by faith, on what the Bible says.” Our society has fundamentally rejected the Word of God. We need to get back to that, or else we will perish."
"In life we set goals. Sometimes we’re heading straight toward them and sometimes we fall prey to negative thoughts that can cause us to give up. Discouraging thoughts, doubting our abilities and negative mindsets often lead us nowhere but you want in on a little secret? That’s exactly how the devil wants you to be." Satan likes to push us and thinks he can persevere through our weakness -and he’s right.
"In a recent interview with La Vie, the Hong Kong prelate spoke about the Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill Movement in Hong Kong and the Vatican's response. "Not a word has come out of the Holy See since the beginning of this mobilization," said Zen. "Rome no longer dares to criticize the Chinese government, to which it has sold off the Chinese Church."
"In this Episode 28 of The John Henry Westen Show, I speak with Dr. Thomas Ward about the sexual revolution and its origins. Dr. Ward is a former member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. We discuss, among other things, Sr. Lucia, the French Revolution, pornography, family life, Pope Francis, and St. Pope John Paul II. Dr. Ward believes the revolution has entered the Church and that John Paul's teachings on the Culture of Life are "the greatest bulwark" against the sexual revolution. Dr. Ward says that "everything hinges" on "the seperation of the procreative and unitive" nature of the marital act. "Until there is an ex cathedra statement on the moral inadmissability of this...this cascade will continue," he said.
"According to a Vatican site promoting the pact, “Pope Francis has invited everyone who cares about the education of the young generation to sign a Global Pact, to create a global change of mentality through education.” “Beloved, that is what the communists set out to do well over a hundred years ago,” Mother responded. “The evil has entered into the Church, and it has been bought by the very pope himself and the hierarchy.”
"When I was in high school—back before I knew the Blessed Mother at all—I had a habit of praying rage-Rosaries. Or perhaps it was agony-Rosaries? As a teenager, I had all the emotions, usually at the same time. And any time those feelings began to wreak havoc on my soul, I stormed out of the house sobbing and prayed a tormented Rosary on my way to church. It was so common an occurrence, I actually wrote a college essay on it: the soothing repetition of Hail Marys as I drove that oh-so-familiar route to the chapel where I could weep in peace.
At the time, the Rosary struck me as a sort of security blanket, something I could cling to for comfort while repeating the familiar words of Gabriel and Elizabeth that I found so soothing. It felt something like being a toddler, clinging to my mother and rubbing the fabric of her skirt between my fingers while I cried."
"Former Scientologist Leah Remini tells PEOPLE she finds peace "sitting and praying and doing my rosary."
"It blended in well with grandma's couch, but had its drawbacks in the combat zone. After an extended wear-out period, the Army's pixelated Universal Camouflage Pattern uniform, or UCP, is officially a thing of the past. As of Oct. 1, all soldiers are required to possess and wear the green-and-brown Operational Camouflage Pattern uniform, or OCP."
"Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted Wednesday afternoon that the campaign has “blown out” fundraising, bringing in $5 million combined in the first day, with donors in all 50 states."
"At a National Prayer Day event in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, President Trump said he was often asked how he got through "witch hunts." "We just do it, right? And we think about God," remarked the president, addressing Vice President Mike Pence, an evangelical Christian. At the event, the president also credited his administration with making the word "God" more popular, and signed an executive order to launch a religious freedom initiative."
"Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his wife from criticism over her decision to teach at an anti-LGBTQ Christian school and told Americans to "spend more time on your knees than the internet." Earlier this year, second lady Karen Pence began teaching art part-time at the Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Virginia, a school that prohibits gay students and parents. Faculty members are also required to adhere to a "statement of faith," which rejects same-sex marriage and trans identity. Faculty must commit to maintaining "a lifestyle based on biblical standards of moral conduct."
"In a Florida abortion clinic, Sycloria Williams delivered a live baby girl at 23 weeks. The clinic owner took the baby who was gasping for air, cut her umbilical cord, threw her into a biohazard bag and put the bag in the trash. Heartbroken, Sycloria later had a funeral for her baby girl who she named Shanice. In Sycloria’s home state of Florida, in just one year—2017—eleven babies were born alive during abortions."
"The conversation, recalls the photojournalist, went on for about three hours. “He told me everything about my past, about my present, and things that would happen in the future. He told me about her relationship and not to worry about it, that it would be fine. To test the man, he asked him her boyfriend’s name and the stranger, appearing to struggle a bit, then said “his first name begins with an ‘R’ and his second name with a ‘C.” As it happens, his name is Ron Campbell!"
"Alexandrina Maria da Costa was born on 30 March 1904 in Balasar, Portugal. She received a solid Christian education from her mother and her sister, Deolinda, and her lively, well-mannered nature made her likeable to everyone...Her injuries were many, and the doctors diagnosed her condition as “irreversible”: it was predicted the paralysis she suffered would only get worse. Until age 19, Alexandrina was still able to “drag herself” to church where, hunched over, she would remain in prayer, to the great amazement of the parishioners. With her paralysis and pain worsening, however, she was forced to remain immobile, and from 14 April 1925 until her death – approximately 30 years – she would remain bedridden, completely paralyzed."
"After my death, I will let fall a shower of roses," St. Thérèse promised. Have you ever received one in answer to your prayers to the Little Flower?"
"This coming week, we’ll celebrate the liturgical feast of the guardian angels. The holy day is a reminder to us that all baptized people have a specific angel assigned to them. As peculiar as that might seem to the more worldly-minded believers of our day, the Christian tradition is clear. There is a specific angel that is uniquely tasked just to us. A simple reflection on such a reality can be humbling."
"Mystic Post Received Photos of the Sun Shaped as a Cross near St. James Church.. Here is a remarkable video from the same photographer."
“Every time we pray the Hail Mary, we enter into the ecstatic praise of heaven and earth. Heaven represented by Gabriel, earth represented by Elizabeth. We’re entering into their words of praise, which are in Scripture and are inspired by God.”
“The priest lives joy in its fullness at Holy Mass, which is the raison d’être of his existence, what gives meaning to his life,” Sarah said in his homily at the Altar of the Chair Sept. 29. “During the daily Mass the priest comes face to face with Jesus Christ and at that precise moment, he is identified, he identified himself with Christ, becoming not only an Alter Christus, another Christ, but he is really Ipse Christus, the same Christ,” he said.
"Standing at the foot of Castel Sant’Angelo on the eve of the liturgical feast of St. Michael the Archangel, the international lay coalition launched an “appeal to the angels against the evil spirits,” ahead of the Amazonian Synod being held at the Vatican Oct. 6-27."
"Sylvia had lost her memory and parts of her mind, she had even phoned the police once accusing the nurse who were caring for her of kidnap. A change in diet, which was comprised of high amounts of blueberries and walnuts, has proven to have had a strong impact on Sylvia’s condition that her recipes are now being shared by the Alzheimer’s Society."
"House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins told Fox News on Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has "abused" her role with her treatment of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, claiming the president won't receive "due process" over a whistleblower's claim he improperly pushed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a July phone call to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who served on the board of an energy company in Ukraine."
"President Trump launched a social media broadside Saturday against House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, calling it the "single greatest scam in the history of American politics." "How do you impeach a President who has created the greatest Economy in the history of our Country, entirely rebuilt our Military into the most powerful it has ever been, Cut Record Taxes & Regulations, fixed the VA & gotten Choice for our Vets (after 45 years), & so much more?" he asked.
"Since the election, Democrats have hardly spoken in public without calling Trump a “racist” and “white supremacist.” They’ve not been as openly scornful of Trump voters, but they are getting bolder, and their feelings have been well summed up by a New York Times bestseller (for a book about race, of course).
“If you support Trump, you are a White Supremacist. Full stop,” Ijeoma Oluo wrote in April in something called The Establishment, using upper-case letters as if they will give her argument more heft. “You are an active, hateful, dangerous White Supremacist.” Of course there is no evidence that Trump is a racist or white supremacist. If he is, why wasn’t this fact made known over his more than three decades as a public figure; when he was registered as a Democrat in the first decade of this century; when he was friends with the Clintons; and when he donated money to Hillary’s Senate campaign, several other Democrats, and the Clinton Foundation?"
"Earlier this month, an antifa faction called the "Satanic Portland Antifascists" staged a mock religious ritual in downtown. One of the people leading the ritual is @destroyed4com4t, a local transsexual activist and writer who I remember cheering as I was beaten in June."
Medjugorje: “As I am looking at you gathered around me, my heart is sad…I am speaking to you as a mother, with a simplicity of heart, so that you may set out on the way of complete light and purity” Mary’s pearl September 29, 2019 -
"On Dec. 7th 2017, it was reported that Archbishop Hoser, Pope Francis' envoy to Medjugorje, announced that official pilgrimages are allowed, stating, "dioceses and other institutions can organize official pilgrimages. It’s no longer a problem.” This pilgrimage was officially authorized by the Vatican in May 2019. The approval was made official with the celebration of a youth festival among pilgrims and Catholic clergy in Medjugorie in for five days in August 2019."
"President Trump had the White House lit with blue late Wednesday to honor police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. The illumination falls on Peace Officers Memorial Day, an annual observance first put into practice by President John F. Kennedy."
'Fox News host Tucker Carlson broke down the renewed Deep State coup taking place against President Trump, pointing out that intelligence agencies are no longer arms of the government — instead, they practically run the government itself. “For 230 years, this has been a republic with an elected president — elected. Over time, it’s worked pretty well,” Carlson said on his show Friday. “But now, without a single vote being held, no referendum on this at all, bureaucrats in Washington have decided to change the system.”
"During a much longer phone call, Trump had asked Zelensky to look into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, for their activities with Ukraine — known to be ripe with corruption. Joe Biden acknowledged and even bragged on camera last year that when he was vice president, he successfully pressured Ukraine to fire its top prosecutor, Viktor Shokin, who was investigating the natural gas firm Burisma Holdings — a company for which Hunter Biden worked (he sat on the board and was paid handsome sums of money to do so). Shokin himself had been widely accused of corruption, as Fox News and other outlets noted."
"President Donald Trump ripped into House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) for getting “caught” fabricating the president’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine during a recent congressional hearing. As reported by The Daily Wire, Schiff spewed out completely made-up quotes from a call Trump made to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25 during Thursday’s hearing of acting Department of National Intelligence Director Joseph Maguire."
"Thunberg is asked, “Could you please tell us what you are doing here today? What kind of message would you send to world leaders? Also I’d like to ask you, do you think it’s about time that President Trump would respond to what you have said?” The girl stutters in response, “Um…I think…I’m sorry, what was the first question?” Then as he begins to repeat the question she interjects, “The message we want to send is that we’ve had enough.” Then she tries to pass the mic to others seated with her, asking if anyone else would like to answer the question."
"Hollywood star Gary Sinise is well known for the many ways in which he honors the U.S. military. The Forrest Gump star established his own organization – dubbed ‘The Gary Sinise Foundation’ – and through that has been able to donate millions of dollars to soldiers, veterans, first responders, and their families. Gary Sinise has been fighting to help veterans since 1994, the year he starred as Lieutenant Dan in the classic movie Forrest Gump."
"The 15-year-old boy said he was kidnapped by four men who poured kerosene on him and set him alight after telling him to chant “Jai Shri Ram”, Outlook India reports. The Indian magazine said the boy was left in a critical condition with 60 per cent burns over his body. However, police in Chandauli have claimed the boy set himself on fire and gave contradictory statements, India Today reports.
“He’s admitted in a hospital with 45 per cent burns,” Chandauli superintendent of police Kumar Singh told the ANI news agency. ”He had given different statements to different people, so it seemed suspicious.” Mr Singh added: “It seemed he had been tutored. Police monitored CCTV footage of places he had mentioned and found that he had not been at any of those places.” He also claimed witnesses saw the boy set himself on fire."
"The Catholic communities of the Archdiocese of Ranchi, India, are expressing their outrage after their local Catholic school was attacked by armed Hindu extremists last week. The attack targeted the school, as well as the on-site hostel where students are housed."
"Iran Parliamentarians have moved a bill in order to protect the rights of children which includes a clause that lets a man marry his own adopted daughter considering the fact that she is 13 years old. However, activists of the country have expressed alarm that the bill sanctioned by parliament, gives an opportunity for the caretaker of a family to marry his or her adopted child if a court orders it is in the best interests of the individual child."
"The software giant’s current slumbers are more likely to be dogged by nightmares rather than any sweet dreams of a heavenly cloud-based future. Microsoft’s sleep is probably haunted by visions of poisonous little bugs skittering in the shadows, clustering around the occasional hulking queen of a showstopper that threatens to shred user files in her chitinous mandibles."
"So far, there’s no evidence of a cover-up (both the transcript and the whistleblower complaint are public), no evidence of quid pro quo (multiple reports state that the Ukrainians didn’t even know military aid was being withheld)," Shapiro tweeted. "So what exactly is the theory of impeachment?"
"Hong Kong - Tens of thousands of people descended upon the Hong Kong government headquarters on Saturday night to mark the fifth anniversary of the Umbrella Movement, the first ever homegrown pro-democracy movement in the semi-autonomous Chinese city."
"Experts said the breakthrough - which spots changes in the genes, as disease develops - could be used to improve screening for cancer, allowing treatment much sooner, when it is more likely to succeed. Crucially, 99.4 per cent cases identified as cancer were correctly spotted - meaning just 0.6 per cent of cases were misdiagnoses of healthy patients."
"The Pan-Amazon Synod — billed as a tool for evangelizing indigenous people — isn't what it seems, warns Cdl. Raymond Burke. Decrying the dishonest attitude of revolution-minded bishops, Burke informed Italian media on Monday, "The Synod is presented as being for the pastoral care of the people to be evangelized in the Amazon, but the German bishops state clearly that the goal is to revolutionize the whole Church."
"That everything else, Russia collusion, Stormy Daniels, taxes, making money on hotels, and all that. They are going to put everything away and they are going to laser focus on this. This is gonna be what the impeachment is all about, maybe one or two little other things fall in. So it’s going to be the president of the United States in a conversation that was intercepted by a rotten snitch."
"(Bishop) McElroy, who oversees the Diocese of San Diego, has a concerning history of straying from the Church’s perennial teachings. Throughout his time in the episcopacy as well as before his elevation to bishop, His Excellency has proven quite radical in matters ranging from abortion to homosexuality."
"A new film tells the story of the "fastest-growing church" in the world, an underground, persecuted Christian movement in a country known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism — Iran. People in Iran, a Muslim-majority nation, are fleeing Islam in droves as believers bow their knee to Jesus and become aggressively pro-Israel, according to the documentary "Sheep Among Wolves Volume II."
"Some in Britain are sounding alarms on the potential consequences of the U.K. crashing out of the EU without a deal. WSJ’s Saabira Chaudhuri takes a look at what a no-deal Brexit could look like for businesses, the economy and consumers."
"They’ll either tear down our posters, or vandalize them, or throw them in the trash. As college life so often is consumed with a flurry of activities, posters become a crucial source to spread word of an event. But our effort to reach the greater population is constantly silenced."
"Sarah expresses his fear that “some Westerners will confiscate this assembly to move their projects forward. I am thinking in particular of the ordination of married men, the creation of women’s ministries or giving jurisdiction to laypeople. These points concern the structure of the universal Church.” Noting that the Synod is stacked with Western bishops assigned to the Amazon region who are clearly disposed to adopt both ruinous novelties, Sarah protests that “They cannot be discussed in a particular and local synod.
The importance of its subjects requires the serious and conscious participation of all the bishops of the world. Yet very few are invited to this synod. To take advantage of a particular synod to introduce these ideological projects would be an unworthy manipulation, a dishonest deception, an insult to God, who leads his Church and entrusts him with his plan of salvation.”
"Drug manufacturer Apotex said Thursday it’s voluntarily recalling 75mg and 150mg RANITIDINE tablets sold at Walgreens, Walmart, and Rite Aid over the possible presence of cancer-causing impurity NDMA."
"They want White people to pay reparations to Blacks? How about they agree to stop killing us first? Liberalism is based on utopian ideals and conservatism is based on real world facts. The fact is that blacks disproportionately commit more violent crimes than other racial groups in America."
"Kaduna state’s chief of police Ali Janga said it was a case of ‘human slavery’ and they raided the house after an anonymous tip-off on Thursday. He told the BBC it was a ‘house of torture’ with men and boys from Burkina Faso, Mali and other African countries. Police said the detainees were from Burkina Faso, Mali and other African countries. The victims, including adults and minors, were kept in ‘the most debasing and inhuman conditions in the name of teaching them the Koran and reforming them’, Kaduna state police spokesman Yakubu Sabo said.
"Leading French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has vowed to “destroy the New World Order” when she is elected President of France, sending a warning to European elites that she will “dismantle their corrupt, self-serving institutions with my own two hands if I have to.“
"What if I told you that social media platforms are manipulating you, steering you toward health information that they think is right, rather than letting you evaluate content for yourself? Accredited professionals, meanwhile, who stand for health freedom and who criticize Big Anything, are losing posting privileges, getting banned, being buried, finding themselves deranked, and getting digitally assassinated. Content is literally disappearing from the Internet along with our health choices."
"The Commission on Human Rights has a history of censoring speech it deemed harmful. Composed of political appointees, the committee previously enacted a ban on employers and landlords using gender pronouns other than those preferred by employees and tenants. Violations of those regulations similarly carried a $250,000 fine if the offenders engaged in "willful, wanton, or malicious conduct."
"The only government which can be formed is a broad unity government. The only way to reach such a government is to sit down and talk with an open mind," Netanyahu said on Twitter.
“The mineral magnesium supports so many functions in our body to keep us healthy,” says Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, founder of HealthBarn USA and author of Appetite for Life. “Research suggests that magnesium supports muscle and nerve function, helps regulate blood sugar levels, promotes normal blood pressure, and improves bone health. Many people aren’t as aware of this powerhouse because it’s overshadowed by other minerals such as calcium or vitamin D.”
"The grotesque nature of abortion and the industry that profits from it is routinely hidden by the national press beneath a gauzy layer of rhetorical blather about a “woman’s right to choose.” It’s drummed into the public daily: Abortion is a precious civil right, a sacrament of feminism, never a death, let alone a MURDER."
“Dear children! Today I am calling you to pray for my intentions so that I may help you. Little children, pray the Rosary and meditate the mysteries of the Rosary because, in your life, you are also passing through joys and sorrows. In this way, you are transforming the mysteries into your life, because life is a mystery until you place it into God’s hands. In this way, you will have the experience of faith like Peter who met Jesus and the Holy Spirit filled his heart. Little children, you are also called to witness by living the love with which, day by day, God wraps you with my presence. Therefore, little children, be open and pray with the heart in faith. Thank you for having responded to my call.”
"Homeowner Scott Byrd told host Ainsley Earhardt, "The fireman comes out [of the home] and he has tears in his eyes, and he says, 'You have to come and see this ... you're not going to believe it.'" He followed the firefighter, who showed him the family's Bible — which was completely untouched by the flames that enveloped their home. The fire had destroyed all of the family's possessions, but the Bible remained scorch-free."
“[Many people] think reality’s very sanitized,” he said. “When people die, they go to heaven, bad people go to hell, the angels stay in heaven, the demons stay in hell — and that’s not the case. Throughout the scriptures, we see examples of angels interacting on Earth — devils and Satan himself interacting on Earth.”
"The appearance of the image of a large Cross on a photo taken beside the Apparition Chapel in Knock has astounded the few people who have seen it. The photo was taken by a member of a ladies group from the Swords area of north county Dublin during their visit to Knock Shrine in recent weeks. The image showing the picture of the cross and sun was taken on a mobile phone which she recorded after the Thursday evening Rosary Procession ended in the Processional Square close by the Apparition Chapel. She took the photo close to the Apparition Chapel and looking west through the gap on the northern side of St Mary’s Hostel. Many in the group of close on 100 people turned to look west at the setting sun on what was a lovely evening in Knock."
"With all the ruckus in Washington — and what is just the fourth U.S. president to face impeachment — it is interesting to look at a remarkable series of books written more than a century ago, novels that had astonishingly prophetic elements. The precognitive handiwork was that of a writer and lawyer named Ingersoll Lockwood who wrote a series of novels in the late 1800s."
"If Mass matters, then what we wear matters. But what does that look like? If you haven’t thought about it in a while, here are a few guidelines to help you choose what to wear to Mass."
"Oxytocin is a hormone and neurotransmitter the hypothalamus produces and the pituitary gland secretes. Scientists first identified and observed it in 1906. (1) Oxytocin is essential in the process of childbirth in mammals, stimulating uterine contractions and lactation. Later studies found its role a much deeper and far-reaching one that affects social interaction and bonding between people. Scientists call it “the love hormone."
"Faith-based adoption agencies won a landmark religious liberty case against the state of Michigan on Thursday. District Judge Robert Jonker ruled religious agencies that contract with the state of Michigan are allowed to refuse to place children in same-sex households, saying under a preliminary injunction that "the state’s real goal is not to promote non-discriminatory child placements, but to stamp out St. Vincent’s religious belief and replace it with the State’s own.”
"Signs of the Justice Department’s interest in Facebook first emerged publicly at the end of July, when it announced a broad review of large technology platforms. While the department said it was looking at “social media,” it didn’t specify any companies. Facebook disclosed that investigation to investors a few days later, without specifying whether it was a target. That July announcement followed a meeting between the FTC’s Simons and top Justice Department officials, including Barr, who expressed interest in looking at Facebook conduct, said the person."
"The Mexican state of Oaxaca voted to legalize the killing of unborn babies for any reason up to 12 weeks of pregnancy Wednesday, as pressure grows on pro-life countries to legalize abortion on demand."
"Wisconsin side running back Williams lay motionless after suffering a late charge. Philadelphia corner back Avonte Maddox later smacked heads with a teammate. Maddox has been taken to hospital as a precaution, no update on Williams so far."
Now this is what the LORD of Hosts says: “Think carefully about your ways. You have planted much but harvested little. You eat but never have enough. You drink but never have your fill. You put on clothes but never get warm. You earn wages to put into a bag pierced through.” You expected much, but behold, it amounted to little. And what you brought home, I blew away. Why? declares the LORD of Hosts. Because My house still lies in ruins, while each of you is busy with his own house (Haggai, 1:2ff)."
"Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan put Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal (Wash.) in her place Thursday after a contentious exchange over border detention practices...At another point, Homan explained why there's such a crisis at the border, placing the blame on Democrats in Congress. "Look, you want to know why there's 50,000 people in detention? You want to know why there are a million illegal entries into the United States? You want to know why we have these issues? Because you have failed to secure the border," Homan said. "You guys failed to work with this president to close the three loopholes we've asked for two years to close."
"The United States expects to receive more than 368,000 new refugees and asylum claims in fiscal year (FY) 2020 – continuing our generous record of providing humanitarian protections."
"The victims ranged in age from 11 to 63, according to police. One teenage girl died after being shot in the face. A teenage boy was fatally shot riding a bike Sunday afternoon. Other shootings took place at a block party and a funeral."
"The country of Iceland has held a funeral for its first glacier lost to the climate crisis. The once massive Okjökull glacier, now completely gone, has been commemorated with a plaque that reads: “A letter to the future. Ok is the first Icelandic glacier to lose its status as a glacier. In the next 200 years all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path. This monument is to acknowledge that we know what is happening and what needs to be done. Only you know if we did it.”
"Whether your eat or juice the greens, indulge in the honey-flavoured flowers or steep some dandelion root tea, this herb is pure magic! The health benefits of dandelion include bone and skin health, help with liver and urinary disorders, acne, jaundice, diabetes, cancer and anemia."
Fall is officially here and – unfortunately – that means flu season is just around the corner. The Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone six months and older receive an annual flu vaccination. The vaccinations should be taken by the end of October, though that is a guidelines as opposed to a set deadline."
"Dear children! My earthly life was simple. I loved and I rejoiced in small things. I loved life – the gift from God – even though pain and sufferings pierced my heart. My children, I had the strength of faith and boundless trust in God’s love. All those who have the strength of faith are stronger. Faith makes you live according to what is good and then the light of God’s love always comes at the desired moment. That is the strength which sustains in pain and suffering. My children, pray for the strength of faith, trust in the Heavenly Father, and do not be afraid. Know that not a single creature who belongs to God will be lost but will live forever. Every pain has its end and then life in freedom begins there where all of my children come – where everything is returned. My children, your battle is difficult. It will be even more difficult, but you follow my example. Pray for the strength of faith; trust in the love of the Heavenly Father. I am with you. I am manifesting myself to you. I am encouraging you. By my immeasurable motherly love I am caressing your souls. Thank you. ”
"As part of their continued effort to undermine President Donald J. Trump for political purposes, Democrats in the House Judiciary Committee have voted to move forward with yet another fruitless investigation. Only this time, Democrats are out for blood and have opened an impeachment inquiry. Rep. Doug Collins, the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, explained that a full House vote is needed to introduce articles of impeachment. But it’s a vote Democrats know they can’t win. “They know they don’t have the votes for the whole House to impeach, so they’re trying to adopt committee rules to govern an ‘impeachment investigation’ the House hasn’t even authorized,” Collins said.
"The outspoken cardinal from Guinea speaks at length about faith, atheism, secularism, hope, liturgy, prayer, and much more in a new National Catholic Register interview."
“Dear children, My real, living presence among you should make you happy because this is the great love of my Son. He is sending me among you so that, with a motherly love, I may grant you safety; that you may comprehend that pain and joy, suffering and love, make your soul live intensely; that I may call you anew to glorify the Heart of Jesus, the heart of faith, the Eucharist. From day to day through the centuries, my Son, alive, returns among you – He returns to you, though He has never left you. When one of you, my children, returns to Him, my motherly heart leaps with joy. Therefore, my children, return to the Eucharist, to my Son. The way to my Son is difficult, full of renunciations, but at the end, there is always the light. I understand your pains and sufferings, and with motherly love I wipe your tears. Trust in my Son, because He will do for you what you would not even know how to ask for. You, my children, you should be concerned only for your soul, because it is the only thing on earth that belongs to you. You will bring it, dirty or clean, before the Heavenly Father. Remember, faith in the love of my Son will always be rewarded. I implore you, in a special way, to pray for those whom my Son called to live according to Him and to love their flock. Thank you. ”
"Three sailors assigned to the same ship died in apparent suicides in the last week, leaving some asking what more leaders can do to support troops as the military grapples with rising rates of self-inflicted deaths."
"President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the Democratic announcement on a formal impeachment inquiry, calling it "witch hunt garbage" and saying that it is "so bad for our country!" "Such an important day at the United Nations, so much work and so much success," Trump tweeted, "and the Democrats purposely had to ruin and demean it with more breaking news witch hunt garbage."
Watch President Trump slam globalism as he confronts the elite in-person."
"Earlier in the day, the president announced that he would release the full transcript of a call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, following an anonymous whistleblower's allegations of impropriety during the conversation. RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel then called on the former vice president to release the transcripts of his own conversations with Ukrainian and Chinese leaders."
"President Trump used his address at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to send a strong pro-life message, telling the world body that “global bureaucrats have absolutely no business attacking the sovereignty of nations that wish to protect innocent life.”
"Impeachment is nothing more than the approval of formal charges against a president, vice president or other federal officeholder who stands accused of committing a crime. It’s like an indictment in a criminal proceeding. Once an officeholder is impeached by the House of Representatives, a trial is held by the Senate to determine whether the accused is guilty of the charges. If a guilty verdict is returned, only then can the accused be removed from office."
"Many of the Democrats supporting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry cannot accept, three years later, that President Trump won in 2016, according to Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. There are likely to be two parallel investigations into the situation that spurred Pelosi to officially announce an impeachment inquiry, Kennedy said Tuesday on "The Story.
"Iran was responsible for the attacks on two Saudi oil facilities earlier this month, the leaders of the United Kingdom, France and Germany said, drawing a sharp response from Iranian officials. The leaders issued a joint statement on Monday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hinted that the UK may withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, as US President Donald Trump did last year."
"The Detroit Free Press defended Pence’s motorcade, citing security concerns surrounding the Vice President’s trip. “Among the things that have changed since Ford’s visit are the attempt to assassinate him by Lynette ‘Squeaky’ Fromme later that year, the 1981 attempt by John Hinckley Jr. to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, and the 9-11 terror attacks,” writes the newspaper.
"Bishops start debate in wake of sexual abuse report, but Rome is highly critical of their modus operandi."
"The Vatican has stopped the Archdiocese of Indianapolis from no longer recognizing a Jesuit high school as Catholic because it refused to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage."
"In the United Kingdom, the push for LGBT-dominated curriculum in the public school system is really picking up steam with the start of the new academic year. It has become glaringly obvious that the goal of LGBT activists is not “acceptance” and “inclusivity” but rather complete domination and conversion. They aren’t looking to teach children to be “accepting” so as to create some peaceful future generation of nonjudgmental people, but rather to completely indoctrinate, brainwash, and transform all children into the next generation of gender-ambiguous, free-loving, God-denying, LGBT-identifying people."
"Fr. Chiodi will be joined at the Institute by Fr. Pier Davide Guenzi, another advocate of sexual relations for same-sex couples. He’ll teach a course called “Anthropology and the Ethics of Birth.” Fr. Guenzi has distinct views on natural law and its application. In an interview for the Italian bishops’ newspaper Avennire, he explains how “natural law must be continually rethought [and]… developed within a theological reading of reality”. He goes on to praise the “potentialities” for “mutual enrichment” embedded in same-sex relationships, observing that “the man-woman bond does not exhaust all forms of human expression even from the affective point of view.”
"Cardinal Sarah, prefect of Divine Worship: "The prohibition of Traditional Mass is inspired by the Devil, who desires our spiritual death" Like Benedict XVI, I hope that both forms of the Roman Rite enrich each other. That means turning away from a rupturist hermeneutic. Both rites share the same faith and theology. Facing them is a tremendous theological error. It means destroying the Church by stripping it of its Tradition and making us believe that what the Church considered before holy is now wrong and unacceptable. What a hoax, and what an insult to the saints who preceded us! What a bad concept of the Church. We must flee from dialectical oppositions. The Council did not intend to eliminate the rites inherited from Tradition, but rather, to participate more fully in them."
"Britain’s high court unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks amid the ongoing debate surrounding Brexit was illegal. The unanimous, strongly-worded Supreme Court judgment declared his order to suspend Parliament "void and of no effect." The court found that Johnson acted to limit debate by lawmakers on Britain's impending departure from the European Union in violation of Parliament's constitutional role."
"According to a new study published in the International Journal of Cardiology, adhering to any type of healthy diet—as long as it includes carbs, protein, and unsaturated fat—can boost your heart health in as little as six weeks. Including these macronutrients in every meal reduces your risk of factors that are known to increase your risk for cardiovascular disease, such as hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity."
"Former Vatican diplomat calls for Pope Francis to resign. Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo has the story for 'The Ingraham Angle.'"
"Cardinal Robert Sarah has said the Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazon Region, being a regional assembly of bishops, is not the forum to discuss priestly celibacy — a subject that is “unbearable” for the modern world because “some Westerners can no longer tolerate this scandal of the cross.” The subject is one of many the prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments discusses in this exclusive Sept. 13 interview with Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin, including the reasons why he decided to write his latest book, The Day Is Now Far Spent (Ignatius Press). He addresses the current crisis in the Church and society and believes it is driven primarily by atheism, not placing God at the center of our lives, as well as a prevailing wish to impose “personal opinion as truth.” Those who announce “revolutions and radical changes,” he warns, “are false prophets” not “looking out for the good of the flock.”
"Dear children; My motherly heart suffers tremendously as I look at my children who persistently put what is human before what is of God; at my children who, despite everything that surrounds them and despite all the signs that are sent to them, think that they can walk without my Son. They cannot! They are walking to eternal perdition. That is why I am gathering you, who are ready to open your heart to me, you who are ready to be apostles of my love, to help me; so that by living God’s love you may be an example to those who do not know it. May fasting and prayer give you strength in that and I bless you with motherly blessing in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Thank you.”
"BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands marched in Slovakia’s capital on Sunday calling for a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Catholic central European country."
"Various Islamic leaders, preachers and citizens state their end goal of world domination, through the means of infiltration, immigration and violent jihadist terrorism, in order to subjugate unbelievers and consolidate their power. Their main targets include the UK (London), North and South America, Italy (Rome), Israel (Jerusalem), France (Paris), Spain (Andalusia) which they will use as outposts for the rest of their attacks against the non muslim world. Our leaders ignore the threats. It is up to the public to educate ourselves. You will not find these videos on the BBC, Sky News, Al Jazeera or Russia Today. The mainstream media are paid by Saudi and Emirati oil barons to keep this off of our television screens..."
"Cardinal Robert Sarah fears that “some Westerners” [read: German bishops] will use the Amazon Synod for their goals like married priests and priestesses."
"Catholics are often criticized for praying to Mary, but every part of the Hail Mary has biblical roots which reveal that the focus of this prayer is actually Jesus. St. John Paul II put it this way, “Although the repeated Hail Mary is addressed directly to Mary, it is to Jesus that the act of love is ultimately directed, with her and through her.” Dr. Sri unpacks the biblical roots of the Hail Mary to help us truly understand the significance of this powerful prayer."
"The upcoming Amazon Synod on Oct. 6–27 will include a number of laypersons who publicly oppose Church teachings on birth control, abortion and other topics."
"You know what people want to know? They want to know when someone is going to jail. More often than not, when I’m walking through an airport or something, people walk up to me, ‘When is somebody going to jail for the wrongdoing that took place in the Trump-Russia investigation, or even the Clinton investigation?’ I get that question all the time, and you can’t get to the bottom of that if you don’t get all the information out there. And what better opportunity than to bring in the inspector general to answer our questions?" Jordan said.
"Early Christians opposed cremation because pagans often cremated their dead as a sign of disdain for the Christian’s belief in the physical resurrection of the body. To protect belief in this doctrine of faith, the Church forbade cremation. That prohibition was lifted in 1963. The Church still recommends that the faithful be buried, but Catholics may be cremated so long as cremation does not demonstrate a denial of belief in the resurrection of the body."
"Robert Knight, 53, was described as a ‘devoted son’ and cleared of murder after he killed his mother who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease by throwing her off a 13ft balcony. SPUCs believe this case raises troubling questions over a cultural shift, which would see the killing of those with dementia as compassionate."
"KILLALA, Ireland - An Irish bishop has committed himself to a specially devised delegation process for ordaining female priests after 69% of Catholics in his diocese voted in favor of the ordination of women."
"The State Department made the report public this month, showing that the U.S. and the U.N. General Assembly as a whole were in alignment just 31 percent of the time in 2018, the same as 2017. This is down from the final year of the Obama administration, when they were in agreement 41 percent of the time. It means that the U.S. voted against 70 percent of assembly resolutions requiring a vote, more than any other U.N. member state."
"President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to host a United Nations meeting on religious freedom, telling the international body that America “stands with believers in every country who ask only for the freedom to live according to the faith that is within their own hearts.” Joined by Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and various government officials and religious leaders, the president used his remarks to detail his administration’s efforts to promote religious liberty abroad and raise awareness of persecution, as well as highlight the tendency of self-styled “diversity” champions to neglect those trying to live their faith."
"I hope that this prayer from Saint Padre Pio will give you a miracle of healing trhough Our Lord Jesus Christ in unity of Our Father Almighty and The Holy Spirit."
"The saint only revealed it to one person -- Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II. Padre Pio is one of the few saints who has suffered the wounds of Christ’s Passion in his body, the stigmata. In addition to the wounds of the nails and the spear, St. Pio was also given the laceration that Our Lord endured on his shoulder, a wound caused by carrying the cross, which we know about because Jesus revealed it to St. Bernard."
"A man who blamed slavery and racism for his plight in life will die in prison after being sentenced to consecutive life sentences for raping and killing his teenage daughter. A Jackson County judge sentenced Jerry Bausby, 43, to consecutive life sentences for the March 21, 2016, murder of his daughter, Daizsa."
IMITATION NEWS REPORTERS REFUSE TO REVEAL THE TRUTH - Iran To Execute 8 Christians For Leaving Islam - Media is silent to avoid damaging Islam's image -
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"The shari'a regime in Iran cracks down on the Christian minority. Security officials from Iran’s Intelligence Ministry raided the homes of eight Iranians converts to Christianity on July 1, in the southern city of Bushehr, carting them off to solitary confinement. Under Iranian sharia law Leaving Islam or converting from Islam to Christianity is punishable by death."
"Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is continuing his personal crusade against Big Pharma and Big Government collusion, authoring a hard-hitting article explaining that the government are withholding information from the public about vaccines – and covering up vaccine deaths – in order to protect pharmaceutical companies."
"Strong words indeed. Trump also said someone is going to go to jail for a long time. With Bill Barr on the case, the only question left is who will go down for it? Reports from Susan Rice’s cover your a.. email in the final minutes of the Obama administration claim that Obama ordered a ‘by the book investigation.’ If so he may skate, but the rest, those who actually did the investigation and may have been fast and loose with the facts to get the FISA’s are surely doomed."
"Justin Trudeau’s government is sparking outrage among people of faith and conscience yet again this week after telling Members of Parliament that they will force employers to support abortion and transgenderism in order to get student summer job funding. This news is only Trudeau’s latest attack on people of faith. The prime minister who so admires China for its “basic dictatorship” began his mandate with a mission to transform Canadian society into his libertine, anti-life image, and he has pursued this agenda with utter resolve."
"Planned Parenthood has killed over 7.6 million babies since it legally began performing abortions in 1973 following the Roe v. Wade decision. That’s a catastrophic number. It’s easy to read 7.6 million and shrug it off. That’s more than two times the population of Los Angeles. That’s 7,600,000 humans that were never given a chance at life because of Planned Parenthood. 7,600,000 babies that never had the opportunity to celebrate a birthday. And that’s not even taking into account the number of babies aborted by Planned Parenthood illegally, before the Roe v. Wade decision was handed was decided by the United States Supreme Court."
"50-year-old corpse of St. Padre Pio was paraded through the streets of Rome in 2018, cheered on by thousands of onlookers who took pictures of the dead body as it made its way to the Vatican. The mortal remains of Catholic monk Saint Pio da Pietralcina, which were exhumed in 2008, were taken to St Peter’s Basilica to be blessed by Pope Francis, part of a celebration for the Catholic jubilee."
"The road to recovery involved extensive medical treatments, but thanks to generous donations from people around the world—more than one million dollars—Hope has since made an amazing recovery. Eight weeks after being found, he had gained weight and was smiling, making him nearly unrecognizable from the same boy just two months prior."
"Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, today issued an open letter to Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden. The letter makes it clear to the Democrat frontrunner that he can’t truly say he follows the tenants of the Catholic faith if he supports abortions up to birth."
"Every last member of a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina has thrown support behind Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, believing the initiatives of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton are “reckless” and actually hurt the very community the church serves. “It had a rippling effect,” Katrina Rodgers of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries told WSOC TV of Clinton’s husband President Bill Clinton’s policies. “Not only did the prison population increase but it brought about division in our homes.”
"The amount of Australian farm land owned by Chinese interests has surged tenfold in the past year, climbing above 14 million hectares or 2.5 per cent of all agricultural land. The findings from the Australian Tax Office's Agricultural Land Register, released this week, show the UK and China are the largest owners of foreign-held land in Australia, owning 27 per cent and 25 per cent respectively."
"Abortion advocates usually talk about pushing population control on parts of the world in order to save the world from a supposed environmental catastrophe. But in new interviews, left-wing activists say they would take it upon themselves to not have children in order to save the planet."
"If confirmed, Matthews will be the first Asian Pacific American woman and first Indian-American to serve as an Article III federal judge in the Southern District, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association said."
“This man said this to us when we visited him: ‘A man wearing all white knocked at my door every night and I couldn’t look at him because his face was so shiny and bright,'” Yazim shared. “‘When he would come inside, he asked me to write down what he said. As I wrote, I fell asleep. The next night, he would come again for the next month.'”
"President Trump offered a couple of updates Sunday on the latest "fake news"-driven scandal that Democrats have added to their ever-growing list of reasons to impeach him ASAP: It turns out that the whistle blower whose claims sparked the latest conflagration doesn't actually have any firsthand knowledge of the call, and the Ukrainian government is denying that Trump tried to pressure them — and says they felt really good about the call from their end."
A TRUTHFUL RESPONSE TO LIES BY DEMOCRATS - Ukraine foreign minister defends Trump's call with Zelenskiy: 'I think there was no pressure' -
“I know what the conversation was about and I think there was no pressure,” Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told the Hromadske media outlet. "There was talk, conversations are different, leaders have the right to discuss any problems that exist. This conversation was long, friendly, and it touched on many questions, sometimes requiring serious answers."
"The 72-year-old man, Mohammad Sahi, is a Pakistani national. Pakistan is a Muslim-majority country and a hotbed for “honor killings.” Such killings are purely ideologically-driven in Islam, and “honor violence” usually has to do with bringing shame upon one’s family."
"Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said this is the first step, and he is not ruling out additional moves down the road. He said it is a response to requests from Saudi Arabia and the UAE to help improve their air and missile defences. Esper and General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said details of the deployments will be determined over the coming days."
"In a report with the Associated Press, biochemist Smita Shankar explained that the key ingredient used to give burgers that bleeding effect is actually engineered rather than extracted from a plant. To replicate the taste of meat, the company scanned plants for molecules that mimic a protein in meat that contains iron, which makes blood red. They finally settled on soy leghemoglobin, which is found in the root of soy plants."
"The Catholic Church beatified a priest Sunday who died in 1945 at a concentration camp where he was sent for bravely opposing the Nazis."
“Europe was a civilized, modern society which was supposed to uphold humanism, democracy, freedom and human rights,” he said speaking to the U.K. press when he announced his relocation plans. “Europe may no longer remain Europe beyond geography.” Ai stated that he settled in Germany initially because Berlin had worked so hard to help him gain his freedom, but that the changed climate in Germany made him feel like he was living in exile."
"Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across several cities in Egypt, in a rare show of dissent against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Gathering in Cairo's Tahrir Square late on Friday, the demonstrators chanted slogans such as "the people demand the fall of the regime" and "leave Sisi", echoing the chants that rang out in the same place more than eight years ago and which brought down longtime leader Hosni Mubarak."
"Published in the Lancet Psychiatry, the study comes amid mounting controversy over increased use of antidepressants by GPs in recent decades, with roughly 7.3 million people in England issued a prescription each year. Its authors said they were “shocked and surprised” by the results, and called for the development of new classes of medication."
"Iraqi security services said on Friday that 12 people were killed and several others wounded when after a bus was bombed near the holy city, 100 kilometres (62 miles) southwest of Baghdad. Two police spokesmen at the blast site told Reuters news agency that an explosive device planted on the bus detonated at a northern entrance to the city, setting fire to the vehicle."
“When you're there every single day and you're risking your lives and you’re doing so with humanity and compassion and yet the very people who are elected leaders are attacking your character, yeh sure it has an impact on morale,” he said in an interview with Fox News this week between meetings with agents at the border. “That’s what they tell me and the leaders in the field are saying the same thing.”
"Though Chaput has pushed back against those who would characterize him as Francis’ foil, his outspoken traditionalism and willingness to enter the fray of secular politics have earned him a following in the conservative Catholic movement that has arisen in response to one of the most progressive popes in generations."
“Two high-ranking cardinals close to Pope Francis,” writes Matthew Cullinan Hoffman at LifeSiteNews today, “stopped an investigation of a seminarian accused of abusing multiple adolescents who serve at Pope Francis’ masses.”
"An English plumber who went viral after offering elderly and disabled customers free services is hoping to spread his work across the country after receiving £80,000 (€90,000) in donations. James Anderson, 52, from Burnley, saw his work go viral when a picture of his bill for £0 sent to a 91-year-old woman with acute leukaemia was posted online."
"Three military aircraft, 18 medical personnel, 24,000 gallons of fuel and 26 gallons of blood were spent to save the life of this critically wounded soldier, whom Fox News agreed not to identify at the request of the U.S. military. Officials credit a recent decision to have all assault forces carry units of blood on the battlefield, as well as the lifesaving surgery the soldier received at Bagram Airbase. More than 100 troops stood in line outside the base hospital to donate blood to help their wounded brother-in-arms. Then the Air Force sprang into action to bring him home. A C-17 flight crew based at Dover Air Force Base flew from Germany to Afghanistan on short notice, then made the 8,000-mile non-stop journey home to Texas."
"This has been a summer of reckoning for the Polish Church, beginning with a grim uncovering of sexual abuse cases in the documentary “Tell No One.” Soon afterwards, Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna, the Vatican’s lead official on clerical sex abuse, addressed the bishops about proper safeguarding procedures."
"A North Carolina high school teacher is being investigated by the Secret Service after allegedly telling a classroom of students that Vice President Mike Pence “should be shot in the head,” according to reports. The unidentified female teacher allegedly made the remarks at Cuthbertson High School in Waxhaw, N.C., the same week Pence was visiting the area to campaign for U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop..."
"President Trump has chosen one of his leading policy counselors on China and North Korea as his new deputy national security adviser, according to an administration official."
"As world leaders descend on New York for this year’s U.N. General Assembly, the immunity enjoyed by the organization is being challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court. Following a devastating earthquake in 2010, Nepalese peacekeepers sent to help instead brought Cholera to Haiti – a disease unknown to the country at the time. Waste from the peacekeepers' HQ leaked into the local river and ended up being responsible for ten thousand deaths, with hundreds of thousands contacting it."
"Among those taking part are 33 bishops nominated by Pope Francis, including Cardinal O’Malley and Bishop McElroy, the only two U.S. bishops to be synod fathers in the Amazon Synod."
"President Trump fired the first shot of the 2019-2020 flu season, with an executive order Thursday aiming to improve processes for manufacturing influenza vaccines, including greater effort toward a "universal" flu vaccine. The order calls for reduced reliance on current egg-based flu vaccines, and an approach that hopes to modernize the process -- from expanding capacity for alternative flu vaccines, such as newer cell-based vaccine technology, to the development of newer, more broadly protective vaccine candidates that don't have to be reformulated every year."
"VICKA: Since there are many sick people among the listeners of Radio Maria, I would like to say first of all that their fasting is suffering, which they must offer with love. It is enough for them to give some small renunciation and give it to Our Lady. Instead, people who are well are invited to fast on bread and water twice a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays. Even if at first they may find some difficulties, they must go on with strong will, without excuses, and fast for the love of God and of Our Lady."
"Donald Trump has threatened to release captured Islamic State fighters at European borders unless the countries they initially fled from take them back. The US president said it would be too expensive to hold all the jihadists in Guantanamo Bay, the American detention base in Cuba. Mr Trump did not explicitly name Britain - he did name France and Germany - but America has been pushing the UK for months to take back its foreign fighters."
"The United States has cut more than $160m in direct funding for Afghanistan while accusing its government of failing to fight corruption, little over a week before the country's elections. Washington has long complained of graft by its ally and the harsh measure comes after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani clashed with President Donald Trump over the US leader's deal with the Taliban."
"For years, LGBT activists have attempted to brand Chick-fil-A as “hateful” due to CEO Dan Cathy’s stated opposition to same-sex “marriage” and the company’s donations to social conservative groups such as Family Research Council and Focus on the Family. But while the company has no shortage of detractors in politics and media, the complaints have fallen on deaf ears among actual customers."
"Archbishop Charles Chaput, head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, strongly criticized the pro-LGBT teachings of Fr. James Martin, a writer and consultant to the Vatican, as being too ambiguous in relation to same-sex issues. The archbishop added that Fr. Martin "does not speak with authority on behalf of the Church," and he warned faithful Catholics to be wary of Martin's claims."
"The ex-priest is Jack D. Anderson, who is “married” to another ex-priest, Ted Olson. George Neumayr first reported on the scandal at The American Spectator. Anderson’s job on the marriage tribunal was "defender of the bond" — arguing for the validity of the marriage in question. The two men are now involved at the Church of the Holy Spirit, an Episocpalian association in Harleysville, Pennsylvania. According to the Church of the Holy Spirit’s website, Anderson was formally received into the Episcopalians in May 2014 and is involved with several of their ministries. Olson is listed as a member of the vestry. Another page about Olson on the parish has the word “priest” in the URL, although neither Olson nor Anderson is listed on the church’s “staff” page. Anderson’s page also has the word “priest” in the URL.
"In fact, one of the world’s great achievements over the last 25 years has been the creation of wealth and the spread of it. Indeed, the world has never enjoyed such prosperity. It is about time that the pope greet the modern world. It has problems enough in the areas where the pope’s legitimate authority reposes. That is to say, on issues of spirituality and morality."
And so we are very clear, here are some of them:
***Pope Francis covering for active homosexual clergy who are also predators of either children and/or adults.
***Pope Francis covering for active homosexual clergy — including, priests, bishops and cardinals.
***Pope Francis actually promoting and advancing the careers of homosexualist clerics like soon-to-be Cdl. Matteo Zuppi.
***Multiple bishops themselves guilty of the sins of active homosexuality — like Michael Bransfield, Daniel Ryan and Rembert Weakland.
***Bishops knowing all this about their fellow bishops and refusing to say or do anything.
***Bishops raiding the patrimony of the Church — billions of dollars worth — to make settlement payments for the homopredator priests.
***Bishops protecting homopredator priests through secret legal agreements so as to keep the full horror from the laity.
***Bishops covering up their homosexual clergy and giving at least tacit approval to their sins.
***Bishops allowing, and even promoting, homosexual priests into positions of authority and formation over seminarians, which perpetuates the evil.
***The refusal to offer any public correction about pro-gay parishes, teaching or social media messaging by homosexualist clergy."
"No doubt the majority of bishops in our own age retain the orthodox Faith in their hearts. But would even 20 percent of them speak out in its defense? Orthodox prelates aren’t rare but orthodox prelates with courage are. At least we know of one: Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C., auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan. His recent interview proves him worthy of his namesake, the sainted Bishop of Alexandria who defended the doctrine of the Trinity against defeated the Arian heresy 1,000 years before St. John Fisher’s birth."
“Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfil them.” (Matthew 5:17)
"We observe indirect indication of Jesus’ acceptance of the traditional Jewish prohibition of homosexual acts, or sodomy, in his approval of the judgment of Sodom (Mt 10:15; 11:23-24; Lk 10:12; 17:29). Obviously, He would agree with that, since, being God the Son, he himself judged Sodom and Gomorrah (Jn 5:22). Elsewhere in the New Testament it is further explained how the Jews regarded Sodom, and why it was judged:"
"Modern doomsayers have been predicting climate and environmental disaster since the 1960s. They continue to do so today. None of the apocalyptic predictions with due dates as of today have come true. What follows is a collection of notably wild predictions from notable people in government and science."
"Two months ago, President Trump opined that perhaps the violent Leftist group Antifa should be designated a terrorist organization. Senator Ted Cruz called for the U.S. Justice Department to use RICO statutes to prosecute members of the organization. These calls followed numerous instances of Antifa violence, notably a firebomb attack on an ICE facility. Despite these violent acts, the Democratic party has failed to condemn Antifa and its violence."
"In a move President Trump said will reduce car prices but will also anger environmental groups, the administration is revoking California's authority to set strict fuel economy standards. Trump announced the move Wednesday, saying the decision was made “in order to produce far less expensive cars for the consumer,” while making cars safer at the same time."
"Saudi Arabia on Wednesday displayed remnants of what it described as Iranian drones and cruise missiles used in an attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying they were “undeniable” evidence of Iranian aggression."
NO CHANGES WANTED - Amazon Synod proposing ‘blueprint for a new Church,’ warns Catholic leader -
"The guiding documents for the upcoming Amazonian Synod contain “the blueprint for a new Church,” are permeated with “tribalism,” and present “witchcraft” as a new paradigm for theology, a Peruvian author has claimed."
"The Green New Deal, free college, free universal health care, universal basic income, the elimination of student debt, bailouts for unfunded government worker pensions and other ideas animating the new socialist wing of the Democrat Party leave most Americans scratching their heads: Where could they possibly get the money for that? Trillions upon trillions of dollars in proposed new spending, without any apparent regard to financing. Many people ask: Are these candidates and their young supporters deluded?"
"I have practiced law for 8 years, focusing on constitutional law and government policy, so I am absolutely convinced of the importance of the judiciary. The work President Trump has done to reshape the federal judiciary with pro-Constitution judges for years to come is nothing short of a miracle. But this miracle would not be possible without a Republican majority in the Senate and our own Senator Cory Gardner."
"Vice President Mike Pence called on Congress to pass the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) — a trade deal between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. He said the deal would add more momentum to an already "booming" economy. The agreement was drafted last September, and Mexico agreed to the deal in June."
"She’s done a lot with the place. Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will have a few new touches to showcase Friday when guests visit the White House for only the second state dinner of the Trump presidency."
“The Church doesn’t belong to Bergoglio but to Christ. Certainly, I’m worried” says the well-known Catholic journalist, Vittorio Messori, fine intellectual, author of a historic, John Paul II interview, at the time when interviewing a pope was not the done thing by newspapers. “I have seen many people worried, even desperately. As a believer, nonetheless, I keep in mind that the Church is not a business, a multinational or a state. In a word, it cannot fail. Certainly, there are plenty of reasons for alarm. I’m thinking, for instance, of the upcoming Synod on the Amazon and its related equivocations; I don’t know what they want to attain – probably the married priesthood. So, I’m worried, but not desperate because the Church does not belong to Bergoglio or the bishops, but to Christ alone and He governs it with wisdom. The forces of evil will not prevail,”
"A heckler is commonly defined as someone who “interrupts a performer or public speaker with derisive or aggressive comments or abuse.” It's been six months since the heckling stopped. Six months since the last White House press briefing. Six months devoid of noxious nonsense. The national media think they’re in some kind of priesthood. Their very noble occupation is written right into the Constitution. They act like an anointed, entitled holiest of holies who cannot be questioned and whose authority to opine, often without any facts, cannot be challenged."
"Pope Francis' objectively confusing teaching is not a strange aberration, but rather the logical consequence of the principles laid down at the Council (VATICAN II}. He takes these principles to their ultimate conclusions... for the moment."
"Beijing is implementing total control over the Church and religious communities. For some Chinese priests there is a re-edition of the Cultural Revolution. But in reality China is implementing a project that dates back to the 1980s: the Chinese Church is a national church that belongs only to the state."
"100,000. And in the first seven months of 2019, Mexico is on track to set a new record of 20,058 murders, but this preliminary number is likely a 20% underestimate. Since 1972, Mexico has had just one gun store in the entire country. This military-run store is the only place where Mexicans can legally purchase a gun, and only 1% of Mexicans possess a license to own a firearm. The store’s prices are very expensive, and the most powerful rifle that you can buy there is only a 22 caliber. But Mexico’s murder rate is more than twice what it was in 1972."
“5G is considered key to the Internet of Things (IoT), the name given to the notion of tying just about every and any thing into the Net. Billions of sensors will be built into appliances, security systems, health monitors, door locks, cars and wearables — from smartwatches to dog collars. One analyst firm predicts that the number of networked devices will skyrocket from about five billion in 2015 to twenty-five billion in 2020.” Refrigerators, furnaces, lights.
"Switzerland was among the first countries to begin deploying 5G, but health fears over radiation from the antennas that carry the next-generation mobile technology have sparked a nationwide revolt. Demonstrators against the technology are due to fill the streets of Bern later this month, but already a number of cantons have been pressured to put planned constructions of 5G-compatible antennae on ice."
"The government wants to destroy the mountain top "Heaven’s Gate". Perhaps a motorway will pass through the area. Great security measures to control thousands of faithful. The sanctuary was built in 1924. Every year, on September 15th, tens of thousands of pilgrims come from all over China."
CLEANING OUT CORRUPTION - Vatican seeks to indict two priests in abuse case within its walls -
"ROME — The Vatican’s criminal prosecutors have requested the indictment of a priest accused of abusing an altar boy at a youth seminary steps away from St. Peter’s Basilica — a rare case involving claims of abuse within the city-state’s walls. A Vatican statement Tuesday said prosecutors were also seeking an indictment of the youth seminary’s former rector for “aiding and abetting” the alleged abuse."
A FAITHFUL WOMAN- She kept the baby she conceived when raped and today he’s a priest who defends life -
“My mother was a woman of great faith, very faithful and very holy. She used to say that, despite the terrible circumstances, she was carrying in her womb the miracle of a new life, a life which God had given her and which, because of her convictions, she could not abort. She said that if God had given it to her, she had to discover the reason.”
"I read some white supremacist, anti-Semitic, anti-Communist literature that was circulating within my high school. Then I met the people who were advocating these ideas. They contended that black people were inferior to whites and that desegregation, by enabling intermarriage, would weaken the white race. The civil rights movement, they said, was part of a Communist plot, and the US government had been infiltrated by Communist agents. Christianity and the Constitution were being undermined, and a secret Jewish conspiracy was behind it all."
"Believers say crystals conduct ambient energy – like miniature phone towers picking up signals and channelling them on to the user – thus rebalancing malign energies, healing the body and mind. First popularised in the west in the 1970s, crystal healing’s recent resurgence has coincided with growing interest in alternative spirituality and healing practices. According to Pew Research Center data, more than 60% of US adults hold at least one “new age” belief, such as placing faith in astrology or the power of psychics, and 42% think spiritual energy can be located in physical objects such as crystals. Not surprisingly, then, scientific criticism of crystal healing has done little to dim demand. Last year, Paltrow faced (and settled) a misleading advertising lawsuit for claiming that Goop’s vaginal egg crystals had the power to balance hormones and regulate menstrual cycles. But still, the rise of crystals continues."
GREAT FAITH - Polish prayer event brings together 60,000 Catholics ‘under the Cross’ -
"WLOCLAWEK - Over 60,000 people participated in the “Poland Under the Cross” prayer gathering last weekend for an event organized by the Solo Dios Basta community and the diocese of Włocławek in central Poland."
A HOLY WORK - Russian priests spray holy water from plane to stop 'alcohol use' and 'fornication' -
"Priests tipped the water out from a large chalice in an attempt to heal those suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction. A married couple that claims the husband was miraculously cured of alcoholism also was on the flight. Father Alexander, one of the priests, said the ritual is designed to stop the use of "alcohol," "drugs" and to "stop fornication." "Any disease is from a virus, and a virus is a demon," he explained. "Therefore, any disease is primarily a spiritual disease."
"Marx’s letter informed the Vatican that the German synodal process will continue as planned, despite recent instructions from the Vatican curia and pope, and will treat matters of universal teaching and discipline. The letter followed a week of coverage concerning plans by the German bishops to create a Synodal Assembly with “deliberative power” to address issues including the separation of power in the Church, priestly life, women’s access to ministry and office in the Church, and sexual morality."
"This is the organization that defends "reproductive rights," a euphemism for contraception and abortion and is all in favor of LGBTQ rights and criminalizing critics. They attack the family at every opportunity and want comprehensive, Planned Parenthood style sex education everywhere.They support population control, especially in the third world. The U.N. couldn't serve Satan more than if it was founded by the prince of the world himself. (Maybe it was.)"
"E cigarettes marketed at teenagers contain potentially cancerous levels of artificial flavoring, new research has found. The study of menthol and peppermint vapes revealed high concentrations of a carcinogenic additive called pulegone that US watchdogs recently banned in food."
"Babies are exposed directly to air pollution while still in the womb, scientists have discovered for the first time, after finding particles of soot buried deep in the placenta. Black carbon was found in the placenta of five pre-term, and 23 full-term, births in Belgium with the number of particles rising if a woman lived in a highly polluted area."
"Israelis have finished voting for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing on the eve of the vote to annex Hebron as well as the Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, if elected."
"Brexit has changed everything. It has rent asunder the cultural and social fault lines cleaved across the regions and constituent nations of the United Kingdom – England, Scotland, and Wales – over three decades of deindustrialisation and financialised capitalism."
Nothing is “dead” to God.
Sometimes, those who are clinically “dead” are given a choice of whether to move forward or return. Notes one author in this realm, Dr. Jeffrey Long of Louisiana (in a book called Evidence of the Afterlife), “As a physician, I am fascinated by near-death-experience accounts suggesting unexpected healings. One thing I can be certain of from my research is that the possibility of inexplicable healings deserves more attention in near-death research than it has received.”
"There is an inspired book that right now is renewing the Church. My spiritual director, who sees hundreds of people, has said that so many priests speak about this book as bringing them to a deeper faith and intimacy with God. It did the same for me. The book is IN SINU JESU: When Heart Speaks to Heart, by an anonymous Benedictine monk who resides in Ireland and who, during hours in adoration, started hearing the voice of Jesus speaking to him: what, in mystical theology, is called an interior locution, the grace of hearing a supernatural voice."
"Many people have suggested approaches at how the Church can address this issue. I’d like to offer my own thoughts, especially in light of Mary’s apparition in Champion, Wisconsin to Adele Brise in 1859. Other apparitions of Our Lady also emphasize Eucharistic belief, from the request to build a church in Guadalupe or Lourdes (in which Mass will be celebrated and the Blessed Sacrament housed) to prayers for reparation in Fatima. The circumstances of the Champion apparition and the message seem pertinent to this part of the Church’s history."
"More than 400 people marched at the event, shouting as they walked, “Freedom in Christ. It’s so nice” and “When I say Jesus, you say freedom.”
'During trial, a now 26-year old California man said when he was a teenage middle school altar boy at St. Joseph’s Church and School, he knew he was gay, and welcomed as many as one hundred sexual encounters with the priest. He testified they took place at the priest’s home, behind the church altar and even during a school cross country team practice. “I knew there were gaps, and there were so many inconsistencies with the accuser’s stories, I felt that that would eventually be discovered,” Nolan said after the verdict.
"Table sugar is derived from sugar cane or sugar beets. HFCS is derived from genetically modified corn. HFCS became more profitable because it is sweeter to the tongue and more addicting. It’s also more profitable because government subsidies have made corn more accessible, allowing food and beverage companies unlimited supply of this commodity. Today, HFCS can be added to your ketchup, your salad dressing, yogurt, crackers, snack bars, steak sauce, applesauce, cereal, and juices, among several other grocery items. It is the top sweetener for your favorite soft drinks. Even though consuming excess table sugar is dangerous for your health, HFCS is speeding up the damage. This is mainly because HFCS contains excess fructose, which burdens the liver. The liver converts excess fructose to glycogen. As glycogen builds up, it turns to body fat. This process hinders healthy metabolism and causes insulin resistance, obesity, and Type 2 diabetes."
"There is wide interest today in the topic of exorcism. Numerous books and news stories have helped to fuel this. Another reason for the interest is that as our world becomes more secular, families disintegrate, the outright celebration of sinful practices spreads, and there is an increase in psychological trauma, bondage to sinful drives, and openness to demonic influence."
"Brad Fassbender, a veteran missionary of South America, spoke with me on his personal experience in the regions where he worked. “I served in the Nicaraguan rainforest, Honduras, Haiti, Guatemala. But it’s all the same: Latin America is the evidence that much of the Church is in eclipse — even nearing the state of complete apostasy. These once Catholic countries are a graveyard of dry bones.”
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"WE BELONG TO GOD, AND ANYONE WHO KNOWS GOD LISTENS TO US, (*BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH) WHILE ANYONE WHO DOES NOT BELONG TO GOD REFUSES TO HEAR US. THIS IS HOW WE KNOW THE SPIRIT OF TRUTH AND THE SPIRIT OF DECEIT."
(1 John 4:6)
COMMENTARY: *Here the Holy Spirit reveals that people must follow the truly good conservative bishops, (John and all of the Apostles in the early Church were bishops) as not all bishops in today's Church are pleasing to God, for many have chosen to follow the teachings of the world by giving their approval (through their speech, or by their silence) to homosexuality, liberalism, the abortion goals of the U.S. Democratic Party, and/or other gravely sinful acts. vtb
ARE YOU AN ACTIVE PLAYER OR A BENCH WARMER?
There once was a man who tried very hard to accomplish the many duties he had. However, he failed at a number of them and began to wonder where he was going in life. After a long period of time he finally came to the conclusion that he was too involved with the activities of life and decided to draw back and become more reflective about life. He therefore began to start sitting on the "bench" and watching those who had chosen to be a "player," rather than himself being a player.
This, at last brought him the peace he was seeking. What was previously important to him, that is being very vocal in his writings and speech, was no longer a priority. Being at peace and being in the background became his goal. He was still able to learn from others while watching and listening to them, but did not feel he needed to contribute in any way but being for the most part, silent.
In his new role, he finally learned that being HUMBLE was the best way to live his life. The noise and distractions of the world he was grateful to no longer be a part of. Although he continued to provide for, and love his family and had a number of friends, his relationship with JESUS became his priority, and he sought to live the remainder of his life with an awareness of the Presence of the Lord and His constant companionship. Therefore, he began to experience, to a far greater degree, the peace and joy he was previously missing in his life.
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"Behold I command thee, take courage, and be strong. Fear not and be not dismayed: because the Lord thy God is with thee in all things whatsoever thou shalt go."
"The Power of the Mass is for you! It is the sacrifice of sacrifices, because it is the sacrifice of God for us."
"I have seen scandal come from Pope Francis’ actions too many times and it hurts me to see Holy Mother Church in the state it is today, divided, broken and bleeding, and I will be open about that with people because I believe it is important to talk about. But as much as I dislike Pope Francis, I still pray for him for the sake of our Church and I hope you will, too."
"The Catholic Church is fighting a battle against a ruthless enemy that will not back down. Just like any country at war, the Church has troops on the front lines. These troops are its men that have answered the call to take Holy Orders."
"Given the demands of ministry and the complexity of running parishes, effective leadership is paramount to creating and building authentic, vibrant Catholic communities. Good Leaders, Good Shepherds is designed to help priests overcome today’s challenges of a diminishing number of clergy and more complex circumstances for priestly ministry."
"Wherefore, God gave them up to the desires of their heart, unto uncleanness; to dishonor their own bodies among themselves. Who changed the truth of God into a lie and worshiped and served the CREATURE rather than the CREATOR, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
For this cause, God delivered them up (withdrew His Grace) to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature. And, in like manner, the men also, leaving the natural use of the women, have burned in their lusts, one towards another: men with men, working that which is filthy and receiving in themselves the recompense which was due to their error."
U.S. DEMOCRAT PARTY GUILTY OF MASS MURDER
Although there are a few in the Republican Party, the U.S. Democrat Party is mostly made up of politicians who believe you have the “right to kill” unborn Americans in the womb, and even after being born! They have consistently blocked the Republican Party’s attempts to protect unborn and born alive infants. They have also blocked the Republican Party efforts to add a Human Life Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would protect innocent unborn human beings from being sentenced to a “death penalty” & slaughtered, torn apart, & butchered in the womb.
For many years spiritually insane actions by Democrat politicians have resulted in the deaths of almost 4,000 human beings EVERY DAY. Millions upon millions have died at their hands. These mass murderers must be removed from office. Do not participate in the brutal murders of the innocent unborn by voting for these inhuman hypocrites.
Vincent T. Bemowski - Website Editor
"This video recounts the tragic story of the eternal damnation of a young woman named Ani. Both the narrative and the letter in this video were found among the papers of a deceased nun, who in the world was known as Claire and worked with the condemned woman. This letter was revealed to Claire in a dream shortly after Ani was killed in a car accident.""
THE BEST BOOK- Find out how to read the Bible when you don’t know where to start - "Miracle of Mother Mary's Statue Crying Blood tears at St. Philip Neri's Church, Katukurunda, Kalutara, Sri Lanka on Good Friday.. When Our Lady is crying there is a reason behind it.. She knew about the bomb attacks.. Heaven allowed her to give us a warning to pray with her so that this attack fails but we didn't understand.. Lets pray fervently asking for God's mercy whenever we see these kind of miracles which are warnings from heaven.. Praying for those who died in the bomb attacks in Sri Lanka."
"She wrote in her Diary on March 1942: “The Virgin Mary appeared to me with tears in her eyes. I approached her and said, ‘Why are you crying?’ ‘I am crying because I cannot appease the anger of my Son against the human race. If men don’t do penance, the war will not end and much blood will be spilled. My daughter, immodest fashions and dishonesty have enraged God. Pray and do penance. Pray the Rosary frequently. It is the only powerful weapon to attract the blessings."
THE SPIRIT OF GOD VERSUS THE SPIRIT OF THE ANTICHRIST
"This is how you can know the Spirit of God: every spirit that acknowledges JESUS CHRIST came in the flesh belongs to GOD, and every spirit that does not acknowledge JESUS CHRIST does not belong to to GOD. This is the spirit of the anti-christ who, as you have heard, is to come, but in fact is already in the world.
You belong to GOD, children, and you have conquered them, for the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. They belong to the world: accordingly, their teachings belongs to the world, and the world listens to them.
We belong to GOD, and anyone who knows GOD listens to us, while anyone who does not belong to GOD refuses to hear us. This is how we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit." (1 John 4: 2-6)
JESUS said to him, "I am the WAY, and the TRUTH, and the LIFE; no one comes to the FATHER, but by me." (John 14:6)
"And they shed INNOCENT BLOOD; the blood of their SONS and
OF THEIR DAUGHTERS... And the land was POLLUTED WITH BLOOD...And the Lord was EXCEEDINGLY ANGRY with his people" (Psalms 105: 38-40).
"Woe to you that call evil good, and good evil: that put darkness for light, and light for darkness: that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter." Isaias (Isaiah) 5:20
The taking of human life is expressly forbidden. Jesus elaborates on this commandment in the Sermon on the Mount, revealing that the sin of murder begins in the heart (Matt. 5:21-22).
"A Catholic would be guilty of FORMAL COOPERATION IN EVIL, and so unworthy to present himself for Holy Communion, if he were to deliberately vote for a candidate precisely because of the candidate’s permissive stand on abortion and/or euthanasia."
---Cardinal Ratzinger on Worthiness to receive Holy Communion
COMMENTARY: It is impossible for a voter to separate his vote based on issues. When you vote for a politician, you are voting for ALL his beliefs and political actions. Therefore, if he approves of abortion, you are approving of abortion by voting for him. It is far better to pray, let the Hand of Almighty God decide the outcome, and not vote at all if you do not agree with either political party's candidate. It is God who rewards the Just, and punishes the guilty.
We must first strive to be a good Christian, rather than striving to be a "good American." It also must never be viewed as selecting the lessor of two evils. Evil is evil, and voting for someone whom you believe is the lessor of two evils makes you an accomplice or cooperating with EVIL.
Vincent T. Bemowski - Website Editor
"WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF EXHORTATIONS TO BE SILENT. CRY OUT WITH A HUNDRED THOUSAND TONGUES. I SEE THAT THE WORLD IS ROTTEN BECAUSE OF SILENCE." -
---ST. CATHERINE OF SIENA -
“Who is going to save our Church? Do not look to the priests. Do not look to the bishops. It’s up to you, the laity, to remind our priests to be priests and our bishops to be bishops.”
--- Archbishop Fulton Sheen
THE VISION OF ST. BRIDGET OF SWEDEN
St. Bridget of Sweden had a vision of Pope Gregory XI standing before Christ in judgment that she then communicated to him (February, 1373):
"Rise up manfully, put on thy strength, and begin to renovate My Church which I acquired with My own Blood .... If thou dost not obey My Will, I will cast thee down from the Court of Heaven, and all the devils of hell shall divide thy soul, and for benediction thou shalt be filled with malediction -- eternally.... If thou dost obey me in this way, I will be merciful to thee, and will bless thee, and will clothe thee with Myself, so that thou wilt be in Me and I in thee, and thou shalt possess eternal glory."
ADVICE FROM THE HOLY BIBLE TO HELP US THROUGH OUR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
"Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole strength."
"And all the days of thy life have God in thy mind: and take heed thou never consent to sin, nor transgress the commandments of the Lord our God."
[Tobias (Tobit) 4:6]
"Let nothing hinder thee from praying always, and be not afraid to be justified even to death: for the reward of God continueth for ever."
"Behold I command thee, take courage, and be strong. Fear not and be not dismayed: because the Lord thy God is with thee in all things whatsoever thou shalt go."
[Josue (Joshua) 1:9]
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THREE DAYS OF DARKNESS - PROPHECIES -
COMMENTARY: There are a number of websites promoting or dismissing the Three Days of Darkness. Therefore your prayerful discernment is required. However, this website contains a good amount of truth regarding Catholic beliefs on a number of issues. It is also good to remember (although some doubt he actually said this, but it certainly makes sense) what Pope Urban VIII has reportedly said. (Of course, a decision regarding the Three Days of Darkness must be made before it actually happens, otherwise it would be too late):
"In cases which concern private revelations, it is better to believe than not to believe, for, if you believe, and it is proven true, you will be happy that you have believed, because our Holy Mother asked it. If you believe, and it should be proven false, you will receive all blessings as if it had been true, because you believed it to be true." vtb
FROM THE SACRED SCRIPTURES
"I will yet pour out doctrine as prophecy, and will leave it to them that seek wisdom, and will not cease to instruct their offspring even to the holy age. See ye that I have not laboured for myself only, but for all that seek out the truth."
(Ecclesiasticus, speaking of Wisdom: 24:46-47)
U.S. DEMOCRATIC PARTY GUILTY OF MASS MURDER
Although there are a few in the Republican Party, the U.S. Democratic Party is mostly made up of politicians who believe you have the “right to kill” unborn Americans in the womb. They have consistently blocked the Republican Party’s attempts to add a Human Life Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would protect innocent unborn human beings from being sentenced to a “death penalty” & slaughtered, torn apart, & butchered in the womb.
For many years spiritually insane actions by Democratic politicians have resulted in the deaths of almost 4,000 human beings EVERY DAY. Millions upon millions have died at their hands. These mass murderers must be removed from office. Do not participate in the brutal murders of the innocent unborn by voting for these inhuman hypocrites. vtb
EVIDENCE FROM THE SACRED SCRIPTURES
"Let HER not be as one DEAD, and as an ABORTIVE that is cast forth from the MOTHER'S WOMB"(Numbers 12:12).
"The most High hath SANCTIFIED HIS OWN TABERNACLE"(Psalm 45:5).(God made holy the womb of Mary because He (Jesus) would live within her womb for nine months).
"And they shed INNOCENT BLOOD; the blood of their SONS AND OF THEIR DAUGHTERS... And the land was POLLUTED WITH BLOOD...And the Lord was EXCEEDINGLY ANGRY with his people" (Psalms 105:38-40).
"And now saith the Lord, that FORMED ME FROM THE WOMB to be his servant..." (Isaias 49:5).
"BEFORE thou camest forth out of the womb, I SANCTIFIED thee, and made thee a prophet unto the nations"(Jeremias 1:5).
“Now the generation of CHRIST was in this wise. When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, (before they were married) she was found WITH CHILD OF THE HOLY GHOST... Behold a virgin shall be WITH CHILD and bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us” (Matthew 1:18,23).
“Behold thou shalt CONCEIVE IN THY WOMB, and shalt bring forth a son; and thou shalt call his name JESUS. And behold thy cousin Elizabeth, she also hath CONCEIVED A SON in her old age; and this is the SIXTH MONTH with her... And it came to pass, that when Elizabeth heard the salutation of MARY, the INFANT LEAPED IN HER WOMB. And she cried out with a loud voice, and said: Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the FRUIT OF THY WOMB. And whence is this to me, that the MOTHER OF MY LORD should come to me? Because he hath regarded the humility of his handmaid, for behold from henceforth all generations SHALL CALL ME BLESSED” (Luke 1:31,36,41-43,48).
“And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family of David... To be enrolled with Mary his espoused wife, who was WITH CHILD” (Luke 2:4-5).
The taking of human life is expressly forbidden. Jesus elaborates on this commandment in the Sermon on the Mount, revealing that the sin of murder begins in the heart (Matt. 5:21-22).