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Aug 03 14:52

‘Tear Them Down’: BLM Activist Shaun King Calls For Destruction Of Jesus Christ Statues, Churches: ‘White Supremacy,’ ‘Oppression,’ ‘Racist Propaganda’

Shaun King, the controversial Black Lives Matter activist known for pushing false claims, called for the destruction of Jesus Christ statues and Christian churches for their depiction of the “white” holy family, which King argued are forms of “white supremacy” and “racist propaganda” that promote “oppression.”

“Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down,” the activist posted via Twitter on Monday. “They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been.”

“In the Bible,” King continued, “when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went? EGYPT! Not Denmark.”

Jul 31 06:42

Man shot dead for 'blasphemy' in Pakistan courtroom

A man accused of blasphemy for claiming that he was a prophet has been shot dead in a courtroom in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, police officials say, the latest violence associated with Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws.

Tahir Ahmad Naseem was shot six times during a hearing in his case at a district court on Wednesday, police official Ijaz Ahmed told Al Jazeera.

Jul 30 07:40

Lord Ram's images to be displayed in Times Square to celebrate 'bhoomi pujan' of Ram temple on August 5

Prominent community leader and President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sewhani on Wednesday said that arrangements are being made to celebrate the historic moment in New York on August 5, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to lay the foundation stone for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

Jul 29 07:09

Turkish Magazine Calls For Revival Of Caliphate 

The Turkish bar association has filed a criminal complaint against pro-Islam magazine Gercek Hayat for instigated hatred and called for an armed rebellion against the Turkish government, reported RT News.

Ankara Bar Association requested government prosecutors to investigate the magazine's editor-in-chief, Kemal Ozer, and columnist Abdurrahman Dilipak, claiming their radical newspaper called for an Islamic caliphate.

RT News notes a caliphate is a state "dedicated to the cause of Islam, seeking to be a unifying and defending force for all Muslims. The word had received plenty of negative attention in recent times since the terrorist group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) claimed the title for itself."

"Historically, four major caliphates existed, the latest being the Ottoman Empire. Modern Turkey was founded by Kemal Ataturk on the ruins of this fourth caliphate as a modern secular republic that had cast away the outdated institutions of its predecessor," RT said.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I would politely suggest that the world pay less attention to what Edrogan's spokesperson says, and more attention to what Edrogan's government is doing.

Fact: Turkey invaded Northern Syria last Fall;

Turkey Invades Syria

Fact: Turkey is prosecuting its Christian citizens.
Christians a welcome scapegoat in Turkey

Fact: Edrogan just ordered Hagia Sophia to be converted into a mosque, from an historical museumEdrogan orders the Hagia Sophia converted into a mosque

Fact: Turkey just ended oil exploration in disputed waters also claimed by Greece Turkey to suspend research in waters disputed with Greece

Fact: Turkey has invaded Libya, allegedly in support of the UN-backed government
What is Turkey doing in Libya?!?

Erdogan's ambitions have not gone unnoticed by either Turkish citizens, or world leadership; and if this is anything but attempting to establish a caliphate in everything but name, I absolutely don't know how to characterize it.

I think the writers of this magazine called this correctly, but that made Erdogan angry, which is why this complaint has been filed against it.

Jul 27 09:30

Turkey and Greece in war of words over Hagia Sophia

Turkey and Greece have exchanged harsh words over the conversion of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia into a mosque, a day after Islamic prayers were held at the ancient site for the first time in 90 years.

Relations between NATO allies Ankara and Athens have been uneasy in recent months but tensions have recently increased over Hagia Sophia and energy riches in the eastern Mediterranean.

Jul 26 05:04

Patriarch Kirill gives senior nun his 'blessing' to sell off her luxury $135,000 Mercedes-Benz

The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has ordered a prominent prioress to part with her black Mercedes-Benz, reminding clerics that they should refrain from driving luxurious cars and instead use donations for charitable work.

Patriarch Kirill has “blessed” Mother Superior Feofaniya, the head of the Pokrovsky Monastery in Moscow, to sell off the S-Class Mercedes that she owns, Vladimir Legoyda, the Church’s spokesman, wrote on Telegram.

Money that is donated to the monastery must only be used for social and charitable activities, Patriarch Kirill clarified, according to the spokesman.

Legoyda noted that the Patriarch has repeatedly called upon clergy to stay away “from cars that are considered luxurious.” A few years ago, he pointed out that such vehicles had been used by ill-wishers to discredit the Church.

Jul 25 04:13

Sheffield Cathedral Sacks Choir, Wants New Music for ‘Mixed Urban Community’

Sheffield Cathedral has announced it will close down its current choir to ready itself “for the exciting future of the mixed urban community in which we live and work.”

The Anglican cathedral’s oldest sections date back to roughly 1200 AD, and its choral tradition is also centuries old — but, according to a statement on its website, it has now “decided that a completely fresh start is needed.”

“Chapter concluded this is the right time to close the current Cathedral Choir… [This] will directly impact several colleagues and indirectly impact us all in our close-knit community. However, we believe this is in the best interests of the long-term mission of the Cathedral,” the statement said, adding that its “new model for Anglican choral life” would embody “a renewed ambition for engagement and inclusion”.

Jul 25 04:12

Islamic World Celebrates as Hagia Sophia Welcomes Muslim Worshippers

Thousands of Muslim faithful gathered outside the historic Hagia Sophia site in Istanbul on Friday ready for the first prayers since Turkish authorities ruled the building’s rich Christian heritage could be overturned and the building reconverted into a mosque.

“Muslims are excited, everyone wants to be at the opening,” Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya said as the city of 18 million people readied for the event, according to the BBC.

The excited crowd, some of whom slept overnight for the chance to enter the building and celebrate its conversion to a mosque, came less than 24-hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unveiled a plaque to confirm the re-purposing of the historic building.

Jul 24 03:49

Lawsuit claims McCarrick headed abusive ‘sex ring,’ names alleged ‘procurer’

A lawsuit filed Tuesday charges that former cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused a boy and aided his abuse by several other priests, and claims that a principal at a Christian Brothers high school helped procure the victim for McCarrick and the other clergy abusers in the early 1980s.

The plaintiff’s controversial lawyer, Jeff Anderson, characterized McCarrick as leading a “sex ring.” He claimed papal power is to blame, including Pope Francis, and cites unproven claims by the controversial Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano about the Holy See’s response to McCarrick.

Anderson, a personal injury attorney, has filed abuse lawsuits against the Catholic Church for decades. While some say he has been an advocate for victims, critics say he has sensationalized and embellished claims in order to attract media attention to litigation, and that he is a self-promoter.

Jul 23 08:55

Man Successfully Invokes 'Religious Exemption' To Refuse Mask At Kroger (Video)

This is a very good video. The guy invokes a religious exemption & refers to the 1964 civil rights act. He gives a very good example of how to interact with store management. [Notice how the female store clerk touches, rubs & adjusts the front of her mask countless times during their conversation before the manager arrives. Studies have proven that the outside of the face mask has the most germs on it. As Dr. David Lang of Wisconsin points out, a face mask is "basically a giant Petri dish you have strapped to your face".]

Jul 23 04:19

Report: Anti-Christian Attacks in Europe Rose 285 Percent Since 2008

The number of officially recorded anti-Christian incidents in Europe has risen by 285 percent between 2008 and 2019, according to Ellen Fantini, director of the Vienna-based Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe (OIDACE).

Speaking with the Catholic News Agency (CNA), Fantini said that the trend of increasing attacks is particularly noteworthy in France, such as the recent arson attack on the Nantes Cathedral, but is evident elsewhere as well.

Citing data provided to the OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe), anti-Christian crimes in the UK doubled from 2017 to 2018, Fantini said. “We know they are rising in Spain, Germany, and Sweden, as well.”

In its 2019 report, OIDACE chronicled the increase in Christian persecution throughout Europe, pointing to “a rise in the number of churches, Christian symbols, and cemeteries across Europe being vandalized, desecrated, and burned, compared to previous years.”

Jul 19 06:45

Court upholds Newsom’s coronavirus ban on in-person church services in California

By SONALI KOHLI, MATTHEW ORMSETH
MAY 23, 20201:12 PM
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ban on in-person church services, in a split ruling that landed Friday night and is likely to further anger pastors who claim that California is trampling on religious freedoms.

The South Bay United Pentecostal Church in San Diego cannot reopen immediately, the two judges in the majority wrote in their order, because in this case “constitutional standards that would normally govern our review of a Free Exercise claim should not be applied.”

Jul 07 08:08

Russia & Greece Slam Turkey For Plans To Turn Hagia Sophia Church Into A Mosque 

Greece and Turkey are once again at odds over the fate of one of Christendom's largest and oldest churches, built under Byzantine Emperor Justinian in the 6th century, and surviving changing empires throughout history.

The Church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul was - prior to the Turkish takeover of Byzantium in 1453 - Constantinople's most famous church and center of the Orthodox Christian world. Under the modern Turkish state it's gone from mosque to museum to 'protected' UNESCO world heritage site, despite still being considered by Greece and Greek visitors, as well as Russian pilgrims, a church.

But now Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and lawmakers are eyeing changing its status back to a mosque, which has outraged Athens. Russia has also chimed in, with both the Kremlin and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill condemning any potential move to turn Hagia Sophia into a mosque.

Jun 29 06:47

Kashmir Muslims fear demographic shift as thousands get residency

Up to 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Indian-administered Kashmir since May 18, raising fears of the beginning of demographic changes in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.

The certificate, a sort of citizenship right, entitles a person to residency and government jobs in the region, which till last year was reserved only for the local population.

Last year on August 5, when India revoked the semi-autonomous status of the region, it also scrapped the local special citizenship law, guaranteed under Article 35 (A) of the Indian constitution. The move has drawn parallel with the occupied West Bank.

On Friday, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden said, "India should take all necessary steps to restore the rights of all the people of Kashmir."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

IF, in fact, the government of India wanted to create a huge demographic shift, this would be the way to do it.

Jun 25 04:13

Turning Angel Statue Overlooking Children's Graves Toppled in Natchez City Cemetery

The famed Turning Angel statue in Natchez City Cemetery in Mississippi was toppled in a suspected act of vandalism on Tuesday.

Jun 24 23:54

Turning Angel Statue Overlooking Children's Graves Toppled in Natchez City Cemetery

The famed Turning Angel statue in Natchez City Cemetery in Mississippi was toppled in a suspected act of vandalism on Tuesday.

Jun 22 23:58

'Tear Them Down': BLM Leader Shaun King Tells Followers to Target Statues Of Jesus, Churches

Black Lives Matter leader Shaun King on Monday told his million followers that statues of Jesus Christ "are a form of white supremacy" and suggested they should "tear them down."

Jun 18 16:10

Chick-Fil-A CEO Gets On His Knees, Shines Rapper's Shoes, Says White Christians Must 'Repent' For 'Shame' of Racism

Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy got down on his knees and shined rapper Lecrae's shoes after claiming white Christians should shine stranger's shoes to "repent" for the "shame" and "embarrassment" of racism.

Jun 16 06:27

Priest Calls Cops On Parishoner for Not Wearing Face Mask

According to the video posted on Facebook, Fr. Raymond Thomas, pastor of Our Lady of Peace in Ashtabula, Ohio, called the police on a Parishoner who was worshipping with his two-year-old son. The video shows the cop & priest demanding the man leave.

Jun 08 08:29

Archbishop of Seattle Asks Catholic Mass Attendees To "Please Cooperate" In a "Voluntary Registration" for Contact Tracing

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne of Seattle Washington posted a video on May 29 with the regulations for re-opening the churches in his diocese. In a video posted on the diocese website, the Archbishop says "Some changes in the environment as well for this protection. Uuhh, We are going to ask for a voluntary registration of those who come primarily so that should there be a flareup of this virus, we will be able to appropriately contact trace and alert others who may have been inadvertently exposed. So please cooperate with this measure as well."

Jun 07 06:02

Archbishop of Seattle Asks Catholic Mass Attendees To "Please Cooperate" In a "Voluntary Registration" for Contact Tracing

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne of Seattle Washington posted a video on May 29 with the regulations for re-opening the churches in his diocese. In a video posted on the diocese website, the Archbishop says "Some changes in the environment as well for this protection. Uuhh, We are going to ask for a voluntary registration of those who come primarily so that should there be a flareup of this virus, we will be able to appropriately contact trace and alert others who may have been inadvertently exposed. So please cooperate with this measure as well."

Jun 07 06:01

Archbishop of Seattle Asks Catholic Mass Attendees To "Please Cooperate" In a "Voluntary Registration" for Contact Tracing

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne of Seattle Washington posted a video on May 29 with the regulations for re-opening the churches in his diocese. In a video posted on the diocese website, the Archbishop says "Some changes in the environment as well for this protection. Uuhh, We are going to ask for a voluntary registration of those who come primarily so that should there be a flareup of this virus, we will be able to appropriately contact trace and alert others who may have been inadvertently exposed. So please cooperate with this measure as well."

May 25 06:16

Catholic Priest on COVID: "Our republic has become a phobiocracy - ruled by fear."

"No virus is worse than an out-of-control government!
Far worse than losing the life of an individual in society is losing the life of society itself...No virus is worse than an out-of-control government
..I don't believe the state has our best interests in mind..This country will become a living hell."

May 21 13:37

Churches Worldwide Come Together To Sing 'The Blessing' To A World In Pandemic

This is absolutely beautiful, a real tear-jerker. There are versions from nearly every country & every language in this collaborative musical celebration of faith.

May 21 12:37

Catholic Priest Says "You're NUTS If You Get The COVID-19 VACCINE!"

My favorite Latin Mass priest Fr. Isaac Mary Relyea has issued several videos on the coronavirus scamdemic, decrying the erosion of our rights & fraud propagated by the mainstream media. In this video Fr. Isaac says "and people all they're waiting for is this vaccination- If you let them vaccinate you, you're on drugs! Because they're putting all kinds of evil things, there's aborted fetuses in some vaccinations, there's mercury & other toxins in vaccinations, the one world government is behind a lot of what's going on now, and they want to eliminate the human race. They want population control. Bill Gates, Soros, these evil men.

May 17 09:44

Hawaii Blesses The World In Pandemic With Beautiful Mega-Hit "The Blessing"

25 churches in Hawaii got together to record a stunning beautiful song called "The Blessing." It is quite impressive .

May 17 05:51

Outcry as Tomb of Mordechai and Esther in Iran reportedly set ablaze

An ancient shrine revered by Iranian Jews as the burial place of the biblical Esther and Mordechai was reportedly set on fire overnight, US Jewish groups said Friday.

The state-run Islamic Republic News Agency appeared to confirm the attack in a report Saturday that was taken down from its website a couple of hours later, but said there was no major damage to the shrine, the US-backed Radio Farda reported.
According to the report, the perpetrator has been identified from CCTV footage.

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center human rights organization said Iranian activists confirmed the arson attack, which came on May 14, the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I have to wonder who actually set this fire, which of course, makes Iran's leadership look bad, to have allowed it to happen.

May 12 05:27

Holy Land: Heads of Churches Voice Concern About Israel’s Planned Annexation of West Bank Land

As a result of the stagnation of the Peace Process in the Middle East between the Israelis and Palestinians, an array of plans for Israel to unilaterally annex West Bank land, backed mainly by right-wing factions, raises serious and catastrophic questions about the feasibility of any peaceful agreement to end the decades’ long conflict, one that continues to cost many innocent lives as part of a vicious cycle of human tragedy and injustice.

The Council of Patriarchs and Heads of the Holy Land Churches views such unilateral annexation plans with the utmost concern and calls upon the State of Israel to refrain from such unilateral moves, which would bring about the loss of any remaining hope for the success of the peace process.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I think it was very brave, indeed, for these men to sign their names to this document; both brave, and extraordinarily naive.

And I say this because, throughout its history, Israel has shown no genuine appetite for peace, whatsoever, but only for territory, and by any means necessary.

When this annexation happens, look for massive Palestinian deaths and maimings at the hands of Israel's IDF; their sharpshooters are among some of the best in the world at blowing up childrens' limbs, killing them outright, or maiming them in such a way that they will never fully recover, no matter whether or not they were innocent of any alleged "crime".‘I remember the knee in the crosshairs, bursting open’ – Israeli snipers boast of shooting ‘ducks’ in Gaza

To the Palestinians whose lands are being annexed, you must begin to (peacefully) demand the right to vote in Israel; because without the vote, in these new areas of Israel, you will have zero say in the decisions which will affect your daily lives, and those of your kids.

May 01 20:13

EXPOSED: World Renowned Vaccine Scientist’s Shocking Legal Deposition Now Public

Plotkin under oath, Jan 11, 2018:
Durning his recent testimony, Dr. Plotkin was asked how many fetuses were related to his work in vaccines to which he confidently answered “two.” However when the attorney gave Dr. Plotkin a copy of his own study citing his early work at the Wistar Institute, the doctor was forced to admit that in just one study, out of several conducted, he used the tissues of “76 fetuses.”

Apr 29 07:20

NYC Mayor de Blasio, NYPD 'breaking up' rabbi's funeral attended by hundreds

This little tinpot dictator has had a really bad week. Dick picks and swastikas on his snitch line. Getting caught with his wife breaking curfew and then he orders the most corrupt police department in America to break up a funeral and goes along to rub it in. I think he picked on the wrong people this time.
Barr needs to put his money where his mouth is and indict DeBlovio and NYPD and it's thugs for violation of civil rights. Give em the max, life!

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Something absolutely unacceptable happened in Williamsburg tonite: a large funeral gathering in the middle of this pandemic. When I heard, I went there myself to ensure the crowd was dispersed. And what I saw WILL NOT be tolerated so long as we are fighting the Coronavirus
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Apr 18 08:40

Activists and pastors sue Texas governor over stay-at-home order

Activists and pastors filed a lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) over his stay-at-home order Thursday, saying it violates their constitutional rights.

Apr 17 08:59

Tying It All Together: China, Dr. Fauci, French Company Sanofi Pasteur, George Soros and the Gates Foundation

Links between Dr. Tony Fauci, China, French company Sanofi Pasteur, George Soros and the Gates Foundation are old and deep. The China coronavirus ties them all together.

Apr 17 08:57

ECONOMIC DISASTER: 2.9 Million Americans Already Delinquent on Home Loans Thanks to Fauci Lockdown – Open The Economy!

You can’t shut down the world’s largest economy for a month and not expect repercussions.

On March 15, 2020, Dr Anthony Fauci told Jon Karl on ABC that the US could expect up to 21 million coronavirus hospitalizations and up to 1.7 million coronavirus deaths in the US.
That was ONE MONTH AGO!

And Dr. Fauci admitted this week that he and Dr. Birx sat with President Trump last month and urged him to lockdown and crush the US economy based on their flawed predictions.

At that time NOT A SINGLE COUNTRY had coronavirus deaths over 10,000 yet they were pushing the wildly outlandish claim that the US could expect 1.7 million deaths!

Apr 17 08:50

Protesters in MAGA hats and flying Confederate flags swarm Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, Wyoming, New York and Virginia to demonstrate 'tyrannical' and 'unconstitutional' lockdown orders that are 'worse than the virus'

Protesters have continued to gather across the United States, ignoring social distancing rules, to demonstrate against lockdown orders they call 'tyrannical' and 'worse than the virus'.

Crowds of people - many decked out in MAGA hats and with Donald Trump posters - have met up in Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah and Wyoming this week with more crowds in Virginia Thursday.

The organizer of demonstrations in Michigan, Meshawn Maddock of the Michigan Conservative Coalition Quarantine, called the lifesaving quarantines 'tyranny'.

Apr 17 07:12

Protesters in MAGA hats and flying Confederate flags swarm Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Utah, Wyoming, New York and Virginia to demonstrate 'tyrannical' and 'unconstitutional' lockdown orders that are 'worse than the virus'

Americans are pissed. The Federal government and the state governments have declared war on the American people and the American economy. The NWO has bitten off more than it can chew because they are desperate

Thousands of protesters drove to Michigan's State Capitol to protest Democratic Gov Whitmer Wednesday
They waved Confederate flags, showed off Trump 2020 posters and held banners saying 'Heil Whitmer'
In Utah protesters held signs that read 'Resist like it's 1776' and 'America will never be a socialist country'
And in Kentucky protesters shouted out as Democratic Governor Andy Beshear spoke to the state
A Reopen North Carolina Facebook page has 42,000 members; a protester was arrested there Wednesday
And a startling image from Ohio shows a baying crowd at the window of the Statehouse Atrium on Monday
In Virginia a protest against Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's lockdown took place on Thursday

Apr 12 21:14

Millions celebrate Christ defeating death forever by cowering in their houses afraid of a bad cold

Christians throughout the world celebrated the day that Jesus Christ overcame death in the Resurrection by cowering in their houses, afraid to catch a bad cold.

Apr 12 14:15

Watch: Police Tell Pastor “Your Rights Are Suspended” While Busting Up ‘Drive-In’ Church Service

Likely, more such similar scenes will play out across America before the nation emerges from the current coronavirus lockdown, but many are asking: will it be the same America? 

Apr 10 04:42

Easter: Where is Golgotha? Expert discusses 'TRUE location' of hill Jesus was crucified on

According to scripture, Jesus carried his cross from Ancient Jerusalem to the hill Calvary, where he was crucified among two criminals.

Calvary, also known as Golgotha or the place of the skull, is believed to have been located outside of Jerusalem.

But there has been some debate over the hill's exact location over the years.

According to Tom Meyer, a college professor popularly known as the Bible Memory Man, the Romans tried to erase all "recent memory" of Jesus Christ to curb the rise of early Christianity.

Apr 10 04:24

Notre Dame Cathedral Holds Good Friday Service Almost a Year After Devastating Blaze

The iconic medieval cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, suffered a massive blaze on 15 April 2019 that practically destroyed its roof and caused its spire to collapse.

Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is holding a sparsely-attended Good Friday mass amid a ban on large public gatherings in the country due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Good Friday is a traditional Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus.

The mass is held in presence of only seven worshippers inside the cathedral, which is currently under restoration that is expected to be completed by 2024. The cathedral suffered a major conflagration last year that destroyed parts of the exterior and its spire.

Apr 08 13:24

Louisville Mayor Forbids Churches From Holding Easter Sunday Drive-In Services

The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky says churches will not be allowed to hold drive-in services on Easter Sunday. (And a huge thank-you to listeners of the Todd Starnes Radio Show for alerting me!)

Mayor Greg Fischer, a Democrat, said he made his decision with a “heavy heart.”

“Our job is to deny the virus,” the mayor told television station WDRB. “If we don’t do that, more lives will be lost. I know it’s tough…I just can’t allow (drive-thru church services) to happen.”

The Courier-Journal reports that the mayor wants congregants who “belong to a church that is defying Fischer’s request to contact their minister or the city’s 311 line.”

Apr 08 06:32

Pope Francis accused of comparing convicted child abuser cardinal to Jesus after controversial comments

Pope Francis has faced fierce criticism online after appearing to compare Cardinal Pell, recently acquitted of five child sexual abuse offenses during the 1990s, to Jesus Christ himself.

During a Mass celebrated at his residence in Santa Marta on Tuesday morning, the Pope prayed for those suffering the “persecution that Jesus suffered,” including those who had been subjected to “unjust sentences.”

The message came mere hours after Australia’s highest court acquitted 78-year-old former Vatican economy minister Cardinal George Pell of child sexual abuse in one of the most high-profile cases in the Catholic Church to date.

Apr 07 22:52

CORONAGATE: The Truth Emerges

To sum up where we stand today, April 6: Based on the pretext that we must “limit the spread” of the Wuhan virus, the American economic boom of the past three years has been reversed in a matter of days, millions have lost their jobs, tens of thousands of small businesses have been shuttered and will probably never reopen, and three-quarters of the American population has been subjected to some form of house arrest by state, county and city governments.

All over the country people are being fined or arrested and jailed for violating suddenly imposed restrictions on their every movement and gathering, often with the aid of their neighbors, who turn them in to the police, following instructions on how to be a snitch.

Apr 07 05:01

Fire-Damaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to Hold Good Friday Mass on 10 April – Reports

The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which was heavily damaged in a devastating fire almost one year ago, will hold a Good Friday mass on 10 April, Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit told the French BFMTV broadcaster on Monday.

The mass will take place despite a ban on large public gatherings in the country due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the broadcaster reported. Aupetit stated that the mass would be sparsely attended in order to comply with regulations.

Earlier in the day, French Health Minister Olivier Veran confirmed that the total number of COVID-19 registered in the country’s hospitals and care facilities had surpassed 98,000. The death toll in France currently stands at 8,911.

Apr 06 23:48

End the Shutdown; It’s Time for Resurrection!

For many millions of Christians, Easter is a time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Others may celebrate the arrival of spring and the promise of new life. Whatever one’s beliefs, after several weeks of mandatory “stay at home” orders and the complete shutdown of the US economy over the coronavirus, this self-destructive hysteria must end and we must reclaim the freedom and liberty that has provided us so much opportunity as Americans.

To do that we should first understand that much of the hysteria is being generated by a mainstream media that has long prioritized sensationalism over investigating and reporting the truth. Government bureaucrats are also exaggerating the threat of this virus and appear to be enjoying the power and control that fearful people are willingly handing over to them. One “coronavirus” bureaucrat even told us that we can no longer go to the grocery store! So we should just starve?

Apr 06 05:23

Coronavirus: Church Opens Doors For Worshippers To Take Communion

Apr 05 06:55

Defiant pastors vow to host Palm Sunday mass during coronavirus pandemic

Defiant Christian megachurches across the country have vowed to flout social distancing guidelines and host Palm Sunday mass — with one Texas pastor complaining that “Satan’s trying to keep us apart."

Apr 02 10:47

Pastor who said COVID-19 hysteria was a media weapon against Trump dies from the coronavirus

A Christian musician and minister who believed that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is being used by the media to destroy the Trump presidency has ironically and tragically died from the virus himself.

Landon Spradlin, 66, was reportedly on his way back home to Gretna, Virginia, from a New Orleans ministry tour with his wife when he suddenly started having trouble breathing. He later died at Atrium Health Cabarrus, a hospital in Concord, North Carolina, after suffering complications from double pneumonia.

Mar 30 23:56

Man In Coma For Past Month Arrives At Church, Assumes He's Been Left Behind

BACKWATERTON, AR—Local man Rayford Williams has been in a coma for the past month, so he was excited to get back to his church family. Unfortunately, he was totally unaware of the COVID-19 outbreak, which has caused most churches to move their services online.

Mar 30 15:51

Florida megachurch pastor arrested for holding crowded services Sunday

The Florida megachurch pastor who made national headlines for holding crowded services Sunday has been arrested Monday afternoon for defying government orders amid the coronavirus pandemic, Fox News has confirmed.

Rodney Howard-Browne, the pastor of The River at Tampa Bay Church, argued his congregation was essential, on par with Walmart. However, law enforcement officials, who said they tried to reason with him, disagreed, charging him with "unlawful assembly" and "violation of public health emergency order," Fox 29 reported.

LAUREN GREEN: CORONAVIRUS CRISIS -- WHY SOME CHURCHES ARE DEFYING BANS ON GATHERING

"We're hoping that this serves as a deterrent," Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said during a news conference Monday alongside State Attorney Andrew Warren.

Mar 29 12:46

240th Anniversary of Patrick Henry's Liberty or Death Speech

On March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, Patrick Henry delivered his Liberty or Death speech at the 2nd Virginia Convention. Among the 120 delegates in attendance were George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Nelson, Robert Carter Nicholas and more.

Mar 29 12:42

Braveheart Freedom Speech (HD)

The NWO is coming for your Freedom. Are you going to let them use a common cold virus to destroy Your Family, Your Country and Your Freedom?

Mar 23 23:30

Dr. Marc Siegel: Virus response threatens our ability to 'stay together as a society'

Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel added his voice to a growing chorus of medical, political and economic experts who are warning that the U.S. must change its approach to the coronavirus pandemic or risk doing more harm to the country than the actual disease.

"About three or four weeks from now, we're going to back off of these draconian measures because we won't be able to stay together as a society if we don't," warned Siegel on Fox Nation's "Deep Dive" on Monday.

Mar 23 07:21

How Long Will Americans Tolerate Corona-Madness?

A gentleman said this about Democrats/fake news media in an email, "...they are willing to destroy hard working people's jobs to accomplish their power play." This guy is spot on correct. This is why I regard Democrats'/fake news medias' gleeful spread of corona-madness so loathsome and evil.

Democrats and fake news media are 100% committed to destroying Trump, their greatest Nemesis. Collapsing the U.S. economy and even the loss of American lives is acceptable collateral damage in their quest for power to control every aspect of our lives. They believe corona is their highly sought-after kryptonite to kill We-the-Peoples' superman president.

Read more: https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/how_long_will_america...
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Mar 21 05:43

No Mass, no offertory: Parish, diocesan, national collections take a hit

One byproduct of canceled Masses is no offertory collection. And a byproduct of no offertory collection is puncture wounds in the budgets of parishes, dioceses and national collections.

"It's a big hit, and it's gonna hurt," said Patrick Markey, executive director of the Diocesan Fiscal Management Conference, based in Phoenix.

Mar 21 05:42

Bankruptcy judge approves New Ulm Diocese's clergy sex abuse settlement

A U.S. bankruptcy judge gave final approval March 10 to a $34 million settlement agreement between 93 victim-survivors of clergy sexual abuse and the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota, as well as parishes within the diocese.

Claimants voted unanimously to approve the settlement.

Judge Robert Kressel's final approval clears the way for the 93 clergy abuse survivors to begin receiving compensation under the settlement. It also marks the end of a three-year bankruptcy process for the diocese. The diocese also has committed to 17 child protection protocols.

Mar 21 03:23

DC Priest Who Shook 500 Hands at Communion Has Coronavirus

A D.C. priest has Coronavirus. He offered communion and shook hands with more than 500 worshippers last week and on February 24th,” tweeted ABC7’s Sam Sweeney.

“All worshippers who visited the Christ Church in Georgetown must self-quarantine. Church is cancelled for the first time since the 1800’s.”

Mar 19 07:46

Obeisance to the “Greater Good”

We can look upon otherwise-advanced cultures such as the Egyptians, the Romans, the Aztecs, etc., and shake our heads at their naivete. All of them created great ceremonies that involved blood sacrifices, in order to appease the deities.

So, how are we doing? Have we banished paganism from the modern world?

Well, unfortunately, no. We may live in a more technological age, yet human nature remains the same. Those who are not highly focused within themselves have the perennial tendency to want to put their faith in some magical entity out there who will smile upon them and make all the bad things go away.

Mar 18 11:02

Evangelical Pastor Claims U.S. Will Be ‘Minimally Affected’ By Coronavirus Because Of Trump’s Support For Israel

Zionist evangelical pastor Jonathan Shuttlesworth predicted during a recent livestream that ‘America will be minimally affected’ by the global coronavirus outbreak because of President Donald Trump’s support for the state of Israel:

“If it’s a plan from the deep state to practice shutting America down [for] population control, it will fail,” Shuttlesworth said. “The Lord looks at the plans of the wicked and laughs, and men can’t override God’s blessing.”

“If God is for you, who can be against you?” he asked. “Read the Bible. A nation doesn’t have to be run by a perfect man for God to give goodness to a nation. ‘I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse those who curse you.’ Even Trump’s critics would have to say that he honors Israel. Now they can say, ‘He just does it to appeal to the Christian [base].’”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

BULL BISCUITS!

Mar 16 21:30

Whoops! A holiday missed! Remembering Liberty and Patrick!

Ireland and her people have always and nearly constantly battled against others to win and keep their liberty. For all of recorded history, Irish patriots have been challenged by internal tyrants and bandits (often with little to tell the two apart). The Emerald Isle has been a constant attraction to invaders, including Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Danes and other Vikings, the Norman French and last (and longest), their English and Scots neighbors. Other, more subtle invasions have been a problem as well. In modern times, the submission of Ireland to the European Union is such a problem. But there are more forms of tyranny. These include organized religion: churches. Specifically the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland (part of the Church of England – Anglican).

Mar 11 04:55

Dozens of Catholic Priests Credibly Accused of Abuse Found Work Abroad, Some With the Church’s Blessing

The Rev. Jose Antonio Pinal, a young priest from Mexico, arrived at his first parish in rural Northern California in 1980, fresh out of seminary. The priest befriended the Torres family, helping the parents, also immigrants from Mexico, to fill out an application for food stamps. Pinal became an occasional dinner guest and took the children to theme parks and on road trips along the Pacific coast. He encouraged 15-year-old Ricardo Torres to become an altar boy.

But in the priest’s quarters at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the small city of Gridley, Torres said, Pinal, then 30, gave him alcohol, showed him movies with sex and nudity, and groped and raped him. The teenager told another priest in 1989 and the family was assured by lawyers for the diocese that Pinal would not be allowed around children, Torres said.

Mar 08 05:51

Catholic Church Shields $2 Billion in Assets to Limit Abuse Payouts

For most of the 20th century, the Catholic Church in the U.S. minimized the damage wrought by pedophile priests by covering up the abuse. When the bishop of the Davenport, Iowa, diocese was told in the mid-1950s that one of his priests was sexually abusing boys at a local YMCA, he kept it secret. “It is consoling to know that no general notoriety has arisen, and I pray none may result,” he wrote to a priest, capturing the strategy of the era.

Mar 06 13:39

NEWS/ASIA PACIFICFighting in Rakhine, Chin states rages as Myanmar limits internet

Yangon, Myanmar - Continued fighting between Myanmar's military and the Arakan Army armed group has left several people dead in recent days as the government continues a clampdown on the western region.

Activists and journalists have decried the internet blackout the government has imposed as part of the clampdown as a violation of human rights.

More:
Myanmar violence: Thousands displaced by fresh fighting
Students injured in shelling at school in Myanmar's Rakhine state
UN urged to suspend Myanmar return plan for Chin amid unrest
Reports on Tuesday said at least 11 civilians, including five Muslim Rohingya, had been killed after being caught in the hostilities in Rakhine, a western state that is home to more than three million people.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I never used to think, that I would ever have to say, "watch out, folks, here comes a highly nationalistic Buddhist Army, ready to exterminate the Muslim Rohingya in their country!!"

Unfortunately, Myanmar, and its military, has proven me wrong on this one.

Mar 06 09:19

Remembering The Alamo

Also remember Goliad where 400 Texicans were massacred after surrendering by Santa Ana and the Mexican Army!

Tomorrow, March 6, marks the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo outside of San Antonio, Texas, back in 1836. This event is so significant in my mind that I always try to devote a column that honors the heroism of these men on or around the anniversary of the occasion.

For 13 days, 189 brave and determined patriots withstood Santa Anna’s seasoned army of over 4,000 troops. To a man, the defenders of that mission fort knew that they would never leave those ramparts alive. They had several opportunities to leave and live. Yet they chose to fight and die. How foolish they must look to this generation of spoiled Americans.

Mar 06 08:02

Forced Islamisation at Swedish School as 9-Year-Olds Confess to Allah in Religious Studies – Reports

According to a disturbed parent, the teacher threatened her daughter with detention if she refused to participate in a lesson that included confessing to the Islamic faith in a letter and prayer.

Söderfors School in Tierp has come under fire for its unorthodox methods of teaching religious studies.

According to the news portal Katerina Magasin, third-graders were forced to confess to Islam and Allah in a letter during a lesson in religious studies. Among other things, the nine-year-olds had to write “I belong to Islam”.

Anamaria von Roteliuc, the mother of a nine-year-old girl, told the magazine the pupils also had to participate in a prayer, while a minaret call was played in the classroom. Furthermore, the children had to colour a mosque on a piece of paper.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Were I a parent of a kid at that school who had been forced to identify with a religion other than their own, I would pull that kid out of school so fast, as to make the administration's head spin.

I would then either "vote with my feet", and leave Sweden as a "religious refugee", or find a job in another country which does not enforce the teaching of one religion over another in this way.

Mar 05 05:01

African Methodists Stand Against LGBTQ Takeover

Last year traditionalists beat back the takeover attempt by LGBTQ activists of the United Methodist Church (UMC), soundly defeating them 53-47% at their annual conference. The booming congregations in Africa led this triumph over the liberal elites who want to change church doctrine about same-sex marriage and clergy.

Mar 04 05:54

Lesbian priests to lead church service on eve of Anglican summit

LGBT+ campaigners will hold a church service led by two high-profile married lesbian priests on the eve of the Lambeth conference, a once-a-decade assembly of Anglican bishops from around the world that is expected to be dominated by conflicts over sexuality and marriage.

The move is likely to rile conservative bishops who maintain that homosexuality is a sin.

An “inclusive” eucharist at a church in Canterbury will be presided over by the Rt Rev Mary Glasspool, the assistant bishop in New York. The preacher will be the Rev Canon Mpho Tutu van Furth, a daughter of Desmond Tutu, the veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner.

Mar 03 13:42

Jews Demand that Bible Be Censored Because It Portrays Them As They Really Are

The European Jewish Congress announced that it is recommending new editions of the Bible be published with warnings about which passages are “antisemitic”:

Mar 03 10:01

The Real Contagion is Fear

Why is the Illuminati media stoking fears of a global pandemic and financial meltdown? The purpose may be to reduce us to our most primitive survival instincts. From the threat of nuclear war in the 1960's to routine pandemic scares today, fear is a weapon of social & spiritual control.

The psychological equation is: if there is fear, then the virus must be dangerous. But this is actually like saying: if a man walking on a street at night believes a mugger is about to parachute out of the sky, the sky-mugger must be real.

Mar 03 03:17

BUFFALO DIOCESE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

The scandal-ridden diocese of Buffalo has filed for bankruptcy protection, thus enabling it to shelter not only financial assets but also many facts about abusive priests.

With cases from alleged victims of clerical sex abuse mounting and insurance companies vowing not to pay, on Friday, Buffalo joined more than 20 other dioceses by filing for bankruptcy protection. In a news conference announcing the filing, Bp. Edward Scharfenberger, apostolic administrator of the diocese, told reporters the move would result in fair resolutions:

My hope is that, going forward, regardless of the mistakes we have made, regardless of the suspicions that may rightfully have been raised about the way things were done, going forward, we're going to see a lot of action that will result in very fair resolutions as much as we can.

Mar 02 16:00

Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos vandalised by refugees

Images are emerging of a Greek Orthodox church in Lesvos which was vandalised by refugees.

On Monday, more than 500 refugees grouped together to head down to the port of Mytilini from Moria camp.

The group were confronted by members of MAT (Tactical Police) along the way, and resorted to stoning the Greek authorities in order to continue in their journey, only to be met with chemical and flash grenades.

Residents on Lesvos remain united and are trying to maintain a strong front against the situation unfolding on their island.

Mar 02 11:03

Turkey in Syria: Down a Blind Alley in an Unwinnable War?

Turkish Forces Will Leave Syria – One Way or Another

Turkish troops will not be able to remain indefinitely in Syria. Their proxies will eventually be liquidated and the positions of Turkish forces surrounded by Syrian forces. In many areas of Idlib this is already the case. Additional Turkish troops and supplies fed into losing battles and what is ultimately a lost war will only delay the inevitable undoing of Turkish interests in Syria.

Ankara could – on the other hand – begin aligning its policies with the reality of what is happening in Idlib and expand its cooperation with Russia and Iran regarding the Syrian conflict – incrementally withdrawing support from militant groups, encouraging them to disarm and surrender, and gradually handing over Turkish positions within Syria to the actual military, government, and people of Syria.

Mar 02 04:38

Pope makes first public appearance following illness

Pope Francis on Sunday made his first public appearance in four days following what the Vatican has called a "slight indisposition" that forced him to cancel some audiences and activities.

Feb 28 06:10

India’s Waging a State-on-Citizen Hybrid War to Build Modi’s Hindu Rashtra

The Modi Mob Might Be Planning A Massive Anti-Muslim Massacre

Webmaster's Commentary: 

That vague, but persistently awful, and chronic, sound you are hearing, is that of Mahatma Gandhi, not thumping from the grave, as he was cremated after his assassination, but thumping from heaven itself, and screaming to the Indian government, "What the hell do you think you are doing to my India, which should have been a place where people of all faiths should be able to live together, peacefully and responsibly"?!?!?

Feb 27 11:15

Sharia in the USA: Christians Jailed for Preaching to Muslims–Dearborn, MI Officials Sued

February 22, 2011

The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) announced today that the City of Dearborn, its Mayor, John B. O’Reilly, its Chief of Police, Ronald Haddad, 17 City police officers, and two executives of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce were named as defendants in a ninety-six page federal civil rights lawsuit filed in the Federal District Court in Detroit this morning.

The lawsuit, brought by TMLC and co-counsel and Sharia law expert, David Yerushalmi, stems from two separate police actions at the June 2010 Dearborn, Michigan Annual International Arab Festival.

Feb 27 08:48

Pope asks Catholics to give up trolling for Lent, gets trolled twice as hard

The Pope has called on his followers to forsake online “verbal violence” for Lent, complaining that trolling has become as commonplace as saying hello. Of course, that instruction has only encouraged the trolls.
Pope Francis called on Catholics to “give up useless words, gossip, rumors, tittle-tattle and speak to God on a first name basis” in remarks on Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the 40-day repentance period in which Catholics traditionally put aside something pleasurable.

Feb 27 08:13

US city grants mosques preliminary approval to broadcast call to prayer over loudspeakers

The US city of Paterson, New Jersey, has backed an ordinance to allow the adhan, the Muslim call to prayer, to be broadcast over loudspeakers.

Under the new measure, which still has to go through two public hearings before being implemented, the adhan would be exempt from the city's noise control ordinance and allowed to be broadcast outside every day between 6am and 10pm.

The resolution was approved by council members on Tuesday by a vote of 7-0, with two members abstaining.

"We applaud Paterson officials for taking this admirable step toward inclusion, and encourage them to pass the proposed ordinance," said Salaedin Maksut, executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).

Feb 27 07:19

Pregnant secretary of Pope Francis found dead in her Rome apartment

The Pope's pregnant receptionist has been found dead in her apartment on the outskirts of the city.

Miriam Wuolou, a 34-year-old of Eritrean origin, was seven-months pregnant when her body was discovered.

She had worked at Pope Francis' home and a priests' guesthouse called Santa Marta for years.

The Italian press reports she worked as a kind of gatekeeper for the Pontiff, as well as for the bishops and cardinals who stay there.

The Pope opted to live at the Santa Marta guesthouse after his appointment in 2013, rejecting the grand papal apartments because he found them too sumptuous and he feared isolation.

Feb 26 10:09

Trump Imitates Democrats, Celebrates Homosexuality

We may be witnessing the greatest moral pivot of our time, and it may be the tipping point that brings about the end of America as we know it. Seemingly overnight, Democrat and Republican leaders are all waving rainbow flags, heralding the advent of Sodom.

America is quickly becoming like Sodom and Gomorrah, and as we fall headlong into the 2020 presidential election season, there are those of us who want to see it stop.

We know the liberal Democrats have been supporting degenerate homosexuals for years. The tragedy is that now we are given no other options, even from Republicans. On this crucial issue, Trump has sold the farm and joined forces with the Democrats.

Feb 26 02:48

More than a dozen killed, hundreds injured as New Delhi riots overshadow Trump visit

More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials said on Tuesday, as riots overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s first visit to India.

The clashes, the worst in the capital since unrest over a new citizenship law began in December, started at the weekend but turned deadly on Monday. Violence erupted again in multiple areas of northeast Delhi on Tuesday, just miles away from where Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met for talks.

India’s capital has been a focus of unrest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, which makes it easier for non-Muslims from three neighbouring Muslim-dominated countries to gain Indian citizenship.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

It appears as though the world's largest democracy is sliding, irrevocably, into a slow burning anarchy, from which it may never recover, after the passage of this law.

Feb 24 06:36

Francis Waves Nazi Flag To Justify Illegal Immigration

Pushing the fear button twice, Francis said during his Sunday visit in Bari, Italy, that "it frightens me when I hear speeches of some populist political leaders as they seem like the kind of speeches that sowed fear and then hatred in the 1930s.”

He did not give any examples but went on pressing the fear button a third time, "Fear is leading to a sense that we need to defend ourselves against what is depicted in demagogic terms as an invasion.”

Francis simplistically calls the clash of civilisations “rhetoric” which allegedly serve to justify "violence" and to "nurture hatred." Again no examples were given.

Feb 23 09:47

Obama DHS Whistleblower Phil Haney Shot Dead, Called Suicide, But Friend Says He Warned Her He Could Be ‘Suicided’ a Month Ago

My friend Phil Haney was found shot yesterday in CA. I had lunch with him a month ago. He warned something could happen to him. He was to get married in a month. It will be falsely called a suicide.

— Jan Markell (@OliveTreeMin) February 22, 2020

Feb 23 02:42

YOUTUBE BANS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTER TRUNEWS FOR 'HATE SPEECH'

SOURCE: CHRIS MENAHAN, INFORMATION LIBERATION

Christian pastor Rick Wiles' channel TruNews was permanently banned from Google-owned YouTube on Thursday for "hate speech."

TruNews has been banned permanently from Youtube.

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"It was only a matter of time, YouTube finally canceled our channel," Wiles said on his show Thursday. "What was our crime? They accused us of hate speech."

"Of course, there is no such thing as hate speech -- it's a crime that was invented by the political left several decades ago," he said. "What it really means is free speech that somebody doesn't like."

Wiles said the "final nail in the coffin" according to YouTube was their February 12 interview with Israeli News Live's Steve and Jana Ben-Nun titled, "Christianity Vs. Evangelical Zionism."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I do not wish to conjecture about "the gates of hell", but I would like to suggest that Pastor Wiles, and his brother and sister Christian broadcasters, need to gather at the "gates of pragmatism".

There are going to be some real, and radical improvements in radio signal distribution, which will not need huge budgets, offices, or studios, but will ultimately reach out to a far greater number of people than current technology will allow; this is the "wave" Christian broadcasters need to be riding, and about which they need to educate themselves and their staffs.

And major congrats to YouTube, and your CEO, Sundar Pichai, for having become this government's Surveillance Arm; all that money you receive, for stomping down people with whom you, and this government, disagree so vehemently, that you shut people out for "non-conforming" ideas, must be ... comforting; at least for now.

Feb 22 23:11

Experts Concerned Pale Russian Mystic Constantly At Trump’s Side May Attempt To Influence 2020 Election

WASHINGTON—Increasingly troubled about the role the self-proclaimed visionary and healer might play in the presidential race, intelligence experts expressed concerns Friday that Volokov Molchalin, the pale Russian mystic constantly at President Donald Trump’s side, may attempt to influence the 2020 election.

Feb 22 23:08

Pete Buttigieg Releases Study Bible With Notes That Explain Why Most Of The Verses Are Wrong

U.S.—To support his presidential campaign and continue to boost his meteoric rise in popularity, Pete Buttigieg has released a new study Bible with tens of thousands of notes explaining why most of the verses are wrong, incorrect, and outdated.

The Buttigieg Study Bible mixes the very best Bible scholarship with Buttigieg's progressive stances.

Feb 22 11:29

The State and Heresy

The key text for Christians is chapter 13 of St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans, which begins: “You must all obey the governing authorities. Since all government comes from God, the civil authorities were appointed by God, and so anyone who resists authority is rebelling against God’s decision, and such an act is bound to be punished.

Today almost nobody holds the position of Romans 13 in its full rigor, if that means a duty of unqualified submission to whatever regime happens to exist. Nearly all Christians distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate regimes; if rebellion is always a sin, how can we have a duty to obey the successful rebel when he assumes power? Must we obey the tsar one day, and the Lenin who topples him the next? Does Paul mean to say: “Thou shalt obey anyone who holds coercive power over thee”?

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