Al-Abd Al-Faqir, a media group supported by the Islamic State, published two propaganda posters last month that depict an attack on Pope Francis.
One poster stated “Don’t think you are away from our attacks” and showed a jihadist with an Islamic State wristband and a handgun, taking aim at the pope as he walked by a barbed wire fence on a visit to Auschwitz. The other recent poster, again set at Auschwitz, was addressed to “slaves of the Cross” and depicted an assailant sneaking up on the pope from behind.
“A gossiper is a terrorist, because with his tongue he throws a bomb and then walks away, but that tossed bomb destroys the good name of others. Do not forget: to gossip is to kill,” he said.
In his address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the pope urged his listeners to do all they can to assist humanity in facing the most pressing threats facing the planet, noting that in the first place these are “the immense and ongoing crisis of
climate change and the nuclear menace liberal Democrats and Islamic jihad.”
An NYC auxiliary bishop is credibly accused of abuse while the Vatican mulls Tobin and Gregory for DC.
Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory was a protégé of the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, who played a leading role in the Gaying of the Catholic Church in America. In a nod to that legacy, Bernardin requested the Windy City Gay Men’s Chorus perform at his funeral. As an auxiliary bishop under Bernardin in Chicago, Gregory witnessed the spread of homosexuality within the priesthood and hierarchy up close. Bernardin’s seminary was known as the “pink palace.”
As archbishop of Atlanta, Gregory has maintained Bernardin’s program of gay promotion and propaganda in the Church. Gregory, for example, has defended the writings and speeches of Fr. James Martin, a Jesuit who openly calls for the Church to adjust herself to the demands of the “LGBT community.”
The faux Pope Francis has spoken out again in the name of Globalist propaganda, telling the public that ‘Populism leads to Hitler,’ ignoring the Catholicism-plague of pedophilia.
Pope Francis has continued to push the same globalist-backed agenda for the tenure of his Papacy, with rhetoric more-often than not similar to that of the Communist Manifesto.
One has to go back many centuries to find a Pope who is doing more damage to the Catholic Church, both its image and its followers, than the current Pope Francis.
In accepting Wuerl’s resignation, the pope said the archbishop’s admission to “mistakes” made in his handling of sexually abusive priests demonstrated his “nobility.” Is this really the pope’s spin on what has to be one of the church’s most serious scandals in centuries?
The loss of confidence in Pope Francis reflects that his mismanagement of the crisis has been a scandal in itself. It may also reveal a growing public awareness of Francis’ own poor record.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio likes to remind us that God is a God of surprises. I’ll say. The only thing that would have been more surprising than these last five years’ being the papal equivalent of Kingda Ka is if I had somewhere discovered a herd of wildebeests able to speak ancient Sumerian. Day after day, heresy after heresy… I confess, Dear Reader—during the Reign of Bergoglio, I have been powerfully surprised.
But let us not be stingy. We must give credit where credit is due. There is a lot, after all, for which we might thank His Holiness. This half-decade of reaching for the theological Dramamine has brought with it plenty of opportunities to think through some unexpected questions.
First, of course, is the question of whether the pope is Catholic.
I can see where the Borgia family had their uses back in the day. Rosetti – “The Borgia Family”
Bono has told Pope Francis that he feels the perception currently of the Catholic Church is that abusers “are being more protected than the victims”.
Pope Francis invited several bishops accused of covering up clerical sex abuse to the Synod on Youth this October.
Most bishops who attend the Synod — a religious meeting bringing bishops from around the world to meet with the pope — are selected by their national bishop’s conference to represent a given region, but several bishops were invited to the gathering at Pope Francis’s request.
Over the weekend, after several days of silence, Pope Francis finally responded to the “emergency” that haunts the Vatican and the world: pollution. “We cannot allow our seas and oceans to be littered by endless fields of floating plastic,” Francis announced. Resolutely he declared that our current environmental situation is “unacceptable” and cannot be “allowed” and needs to be “confronted.” He said we must “work as though everything depended on us.”
Look! A Squirrel!
Uh yea, that would be top of mind for most congregants.
ROME—Pope Francis has officially lost control of the American clerical sex-abuse scandal.
On the heels of the damning Pennsylvania grand jury report out this month, he now finds himself facing calls for his resignation over allegations that he was complicit in the coverup of a different sex-abusing cardinal, this time Washington, D.C.’s Theodore McCarrick, whose abuse was apparently so well known that he once advertised in a church bulletin that young seminarians should seek him out. And now, a BuzzFeed News exposé published Monday about murderous nuns at St. Joseph’s Orphanage in Vermont is sure to feed the fire, or at least prove once and for all—lest anyone doubted—that clerical sex abuse in the Catholic Church is endemic.
Pope Francis has refused to respond to claims by a former Vatican diplomat who has called on him to resign.
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also accused the Pope of covering up reports of sexual abuse by a US cardinal.
The pontiff was asked about the accusations by reporters on his flight back to Rome after this weekend’s Papal visit to Ireland.
He said he would not say a single word in response to the 11-page letter from Archbishop Vigano.