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Bishop Dares To Question Biden And Pelosi’s Faith

In a tweet on Tuesday, Bishop Rick Stika of Knoxville said “It really confuses me that both Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi time and time again state that they are faithful Catholics and yet promote unlimited abortion as well as deny so many of the teachings of our faith,” he added that “Nancy stated that she will no longer support the Hyde Amendment.”

The Catholic Church considers abortion (murder) such a grave evil, in fact, that it is one of the very few sins punishable by immediate and automatic excommunication.

However, LGBT Jesuit Father James Martin rushed to the defense of Biden and Pelosi, insisting that a bishop has no right to question the “personal faith” of Catholic politicians.

Father Martin also said that the bishop’s characterization of the two Democrats was inaccurate, suggesting that the only point on which Biden and Pelosi dissent from Catholic teaching is the matter of abortion.

Source: by Niamh Harris | News Punch

#ResistFrancis: Catholics Are Onto Pope Francis’ Anti-Christ Agenda

From The Editor’s Desk of The Remnant News Paper, Michael Matt offers a stirring Christmas time reflection on how resistance is NOT futile, how Francis’s revolution can be stopped, and how the situation inside the Vatican should make us all better Catholics and more committed soldiers of Jesus Christ.

Michael brings good Christmas news from all around the world, including the auto-destructing Donald Trump impeachment debacle, the dressing-down Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano recently delivered to Pope Francis and, get this: For the first time ever, traditional Catholics got a permit to carry statues of Mary, Joseph and the Baby Jesus into the Minnesota State Capitol building in honor of the Birth of Christ.

The video clip of these little children singing Silent Night in front of the Christmas Nativity they’d just set up in the Capitol rotunda will warm your heart and make you more determined than ever to never let anyone—even Francis—cause you to become discouraged or lose the Faith.

You think Francis is invincible? Think again! He’s vulnerable, as are his globalist friends in the Swamp in Washington, D.C.

Merry Christmas to all the clans, and God bless us everyone! Long live the Child King of Bethlehem.

Vatican Mounts Giant Statue Of Molech At Roman Colosseum

Without a doubt, it truly is an abomination that a gigantic statue of Molech is now standing right at the entrance of the Colosseum where so many Christians were brutally slaughtered by the Romans. So look at what the new Italian leftist-globalist government is now up to after they kicked Matteo Salvini from power. Can you believe this!?

Tourists that visit the Colosseum in Rome these days are getting quite a shock.

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Woman Who Outed Pope’s Friend as Child Rapist Found Dead

The woman who outed Pope Francis’ close friend as a serial child rapist was found dead early Saturday morning by Argentinian police. 

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Natacha Jaitt had accused Gustavo Vera, a longtime friend of Pope Francis, of being a sex trafficker and a child rapist. During a pre-dawn raid in the early hours of Saturday morning, her dead body was discovered at a resort near Buenos Aires.

Jaitt claimed in October that Vera was Pope Francis’ “accomplice.” She tweeted:

“Justo Gustavo Vera, is a pimp, sex-trafficker, and accomplice of the Pope and, as I predicted, was tried for misappropriation of funds at Alameda and other illegal acts. God will do what is just, someday. Amen.”

Lifesitenews.com reports: Police arrived at the Xanadu event complex near the capital of Argentina, where Jaitt was found unresponsive in bed. After her death was confirmed, police began investigating. A coroner determined on Saturday that Jaitt died of multi-organ failure; her body showed no signs of violence. She was a widow and mother of two children.

Source: New World Order Report

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Background stories…

Video Primer on Natacha Jaitt, Gustavo Vera and Jorge Bergoglio by ComplicitClergy – For Aggressive Distribution

Front-running Any Lying Denials from Casa Santa Marta that Antipope Bergoglio and Gustavo Vera are Tight….

Compendium of Reportage and Links on Natacha Jaitt, Gustavo Vera, Jorge Bergoglio

Inside World Of Sexually Abusive Nuns

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Mary Dispenza and Cait Finnegan, who were sexually abused by nuns AP; Cait Finnegan

(New York Post) It’s the line from Scripture that stayed with Cait Finnegan for nearly half a century as she tried to suppress the painful memories of the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of her Catholic clergy educator.

“God is Love,” Sister Mary Juanita Barto told Finnegan as she repeatedly raped her in classrooms at Mater Christi High School in Queens in the late 1960s.

The abuse began when Finnegan was 15 and continued throughout her high school years — on school buses to out-of-town sporting events, at religious retreats in upstate New York, at Finnegan’s childhood home in Woodside and at a Long Island convent.

“She was obsessed with me 24 hours a day,” Finnegan, now 67, told The Post. “The woman owned me.”

After graduating high school in 1969, Finnegan struggled to deal with the abuse and tell her story, but her efforts fell on deaf ears.

“Nobody wanted to hear about the Vestal Virgins back then,” she said.

But after Pope Francis recently made the bombshell admission that some nuns were abused by priests and even used as sex slaves, dozens of Catholics have come forward to report a tangential, and just as evil, phenomenon — sexual abuse by nuns.

“This is the next big thing for the church — the biggest untold secret,” Mary Dispenza, a director at Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP), a St. Louis-based advocacy group.

“In the past, victims were very much ashamed and afraid to tell their stories, but they are starting to come forward and we are expecting that this may be as big as the priest abuse scandal.”

The group has heard from 35 people in the last several days who claim they were physically and sexually abused by nuns, said Dispenza, a former nun who claims she was abused as a young girl by both a priest and a nun. Finnegan told The Post she approached SNAP for support a few years earlier.

Dispenza, 78, has fought for more than two decades for justice for victims of clergy abuse and plans to take her fight to the Vatican on Monday. She and her group are demanding the pope help victims of nun abuse and fire anyone who has covered up crimes by Catholic clergy.

“We want them gone immediately,” she said.

She also wants the Vatican to require Catholic leaders to contact police right away if they are confronted with abuse, rather than alerting local bishops or other church hierarchy first.

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Sister Mary Juanita Barto and Cait Finnegan in high school

And in states where the statute of limitations has been amended to allow victims of sexual abuse to file complaints, SNAP is urging them — some now in their 60s and 70s — to file claims against their alleged abusers.

“Finally, they will have a chance at justice,” she said.

Last week, New York opened up a window for old cases with the passage of the Child Victims Act. The measure, which had languished in Albany for more than a decade, allows a one-year window for alleged victims to file lawsuits against their attackers, no matter when the abuse occurred.

Before the new law, New York had one of the most restrictive statutes of limitations for childhood sexual abuse. Victims now have until age 55 to file civil suits and can press for criminal charges until age 28. The old statute capped lawsuits at age 23.

Dispenza, who spent 15 years in a habit before becoming an activist against the Catholic Church, is bracing for an onslaught of cases against nuns, who typically run schools and orphanages, and spend exponentially more time with children than priests do.

“They are with kids at school every day from 9 to 3,” she said.

They also far outnumber priests. There are 55,944 nuns in the US and 41,406 priests, according to statistics compiled by SNAP.

Eight years ago, when a handful of victims of nun abuse came forward to SNAP, Dispenza urged the Chicago-based Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic nuns, to address the issue and reach out to victims of nun abuse. The group refused to put the issue on the agendas of their annual meetings, Dispenza told The Post.

A spokeswoman for LCWR refused to discuss how many victims of nun abuse had reached out to them, and referred to a statement on the group’s website that reads in part, “We encourage persons with grievances involving allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman religious to approach the individual religious congregation involved. We believe that it is at this level that true healing can begin.”

Before the new law, New York had one of the most restrictive statutes of limitations for childhood sexual abuse. Victims now have until age 55 to file civil suits and can press for criminal charges until age 28. The old statute capped lawsuits at age 23.

Dispenza, who spent 15 years in a habit before becoming an activist against the Catholic Church, is bracing for an onslaught of cases against nuns, who typically run schools and orphanages, and spend exponentially more time with children than priests do.

“They are with kids at school every day from 9 to 3,” she said.

They also far outnumber priests. There are 55,944 nuns in the US and 41,406 priests, according to statistics compiled by SNAP.

Eight years ago, when a handful of victims of nun abuse came forward to SNAP, Dispenza urged the Chicago-based Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an association of the leaders of congregations of Catholic nuns, to address the issue and reach out to victims of nun abuse. The group refused to put the issue on the agendas of their annual meetings, Dispenza told The Post.

A spokeswoman for LCWR refused to discuss how many victims of nun abuse had reached out to them, and referred to a statement on the group’s website that reads in part, “We encourage persons with grievances involving allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman religious to approach the individual religious congregation involved. We believe that it is at this level that true healing can begin.”

In her 2014 memoir, “Split: A Child, a Priest and the Catholic Church,” Dispenza details the sexual abuse she endured at the hands of a Catholic priest in the gritty East Los Angeles neighborhood where she grew up. Despite the childhood rapes by the priest — who was trusted by her family — Dispenza decided to become a nun, only to be faced with similar abuse from a superior sister while she was a novitiate.

“She took my face in her two hands, and kissed me all over my face,” she recalled of the encounter in a convent she would not name. “And then I just remember leaving. I felt the same way I felt as a child. I felt lost, I felt abandoned, I felt confused, I felt alone.”

Finnegan said she also felt alone, and was unable to speak of the abuse she endured by Sister Mary Juanita, who “vowed to chastity as she raped me.”

Finnegan, a widow whose husband was a former Catholic priest, now lives in Pennsylvania, where she has run a group home for needy children and is the minister of the Celtic Christian Church.

Although her alleged abuser died in 2014, Finnegan said she still cannot bring herself to discuss the abuse openly, even after years of therapy and writing in her “Abuse by nuns” blog.

“Well, the little girl in me wept because that kid had longed for Juanita to be a spiritual mother to me … that’s how I loved her, as a mother,” she wrote. “I remember when I met her I thought she was so smart and holy, oh yeah, and funny. Wrong.”

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Mary Dispenza when she was a nun

She said she never told her father — “I was afraid of what he would do to the nun when he found out” — and only summoned up the courage to tell her mother of the trauma just before her death in 2002.

“Sexual abuse leaves scars that last for life,” she wrote on the blog. “Dealing with those wounds and scars, and surviving through daily life is a challenge for many of us. Silence sometimes is a kind of defense which allows victims to hide from the pain (for a while).”

Some of her therapy was paid for by the Sisters of Mercy, Sister Mary Juanita’s religious order that has its origins in 19th-century Ireland and now ministers to the poor around the world. The Sisters of Mercy taught the girls at her high school; the boys were taught by the Christian Brothers. In 1981, the school became the co-ed St. John’s Prep.

Finnegan said she has suffered PTSD and anxiety for most of her adult life and has turned to prayer and research on sexual abuse to try to forgive what was done to her. She will not describe in any detail how she was raped.

“More than 14 percent of nuns have been sexually abused themselves,” said Finnegan. “It’s this unattended rage they live with. It’s going to come out as physical abuse of children and sexual abuse. I believe it’s what turns so many of them into nasty bitches in the convent.”

When Finnegan finally summoned up the courage to confront Sister Mary Juanita in the early 1990s — more than 20 years after graduating high school in 1969 — she found herself tongue-tied.

“I froze and became that 15-year-old kid again,” she said. “I couldn’t speak, I couldn’t move.”

She was even too nervous to enter her office at a Long Island convent.

“Sorry, I have to go,” she told the nun who had terrified her. And then she left.

Source: by Isabel Vincent | New York Post

SHOCK: Pope Francis Acknowledges That Priests Abused Nuns, Forced Some Into ‘Sexual Slavery’

Pope Francis shocked millions Tuesday when he revealed for the first time that the Vatican is investigating claims that priests have sexually abused nuns, and that, in at least one order in France, the priest in charge kept religious sisters as “sexual slaves” for himself and other affiliated priests, the Associated Press reports.

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The Pontiff spoke with reporters aboard the Papal plane en route to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, where he is due to become the first Pope to visit that nation’s increasing Catholic population made up mostly of guest workers from the Philippines and from India.

The issue of priests abusing nuns is not new — Pope Francis admitted as much while speaking to reporters, acknowledging that much of the effort taken to investigate and punish the French congregation happened under his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI.

But the Pontiff did reveal that the Vatican is still handling cases of the priestly abuse of nuns as they emerge, and newspapers around the globe have recently reported similar stories of priestly abuse in “India, Africa, Europe and South America.”

“Asked if any universal norms might be in the works to tackle the problem — as has been done to handle cases of clergy sexual abuse of minors — Francis implied that the priestly abuse of nuns was still being dealt with on a case-by-case basis,” the AP reported.

“There are cases, usually in new congregations and in some regions more than others,” Pope Francis told reporters. “We’re working on it. Pray that this goes forward. I want it to go forward.”

The Vatican is still struggling against claims they aren’t doing enough to address a widespread sexual abuse problem within the Catholic Church, regardless of the Pope’s seeming commitment to investigating and neutralizing abusers within the Church’s ranks,

In the United States, despite years devoted to uncovering and handling cases of priestly sexual abuse by minors, members of the Church heirarchy including former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, have been accused of sexually abusing young priests and seminarians as both the Church’s American leadership and the Vatican stood idly by.

Over the summer, Archibishop Carlo Maria Vigano accused Pope Francis of knowing about McCarrick’s transgressions and rehabilitating his image within the Vatican heirarchy, even promoting McCarrick to the position of senior advisor to the Pope, upending longstanding restrictions placed against McCarrick by Pope Francis’s predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI.

The Pope has also been accused of turning a blind eye to priestly abuse in his home country of Argentina, and even smearing an abuser’s victims in order to avoid scandal according to Catholic publication, CruxNow.

Efforts at internal reform also appear to have stalled. The United States’ bishops conference presented a plan to tackle abuse within the heiarchy of the Church to the Vatican late last year, but the Pope refused to sign off on the plan, and did not allow the bishops to discuss how to proceed against abusers within their own ranks. A January meeting of U.S. bishops came and went without any discussion of the sexual abuse problem dogging the Church.

Worse still, acccording to CNN the Vatican has downplayed expectations for a highly anticipated global meeting of bishops slated to take place in February, where they were supposed to discuss the sexual abuse scandals and formulate a global plan of attack. Instead of handling the crisis head on, the Pope told reporters last month, the conference is now designed to build “awareness” among bishops who are unfamilar with the issue.

Source: by Emily Zanotti | Daily Wire

 

New World Order Decline Has Pope Francis In A State Of Panic!

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(Leo Zagami) Pope Francis issued a stark warning about the fragility of the international order on January 7, saying in an annual address to the Vatican’s diplomatic corps that “the same attitudes” that led to the failure of the League of Nations now endanger the system of diplomacy set up after World War II. The pontiff told 180 ambassadors to the Holy See,  who are all engaged with the dark side of the Illuminati, that the success of the diplomatic order rests on three foundations: goodwill among nations, their ability to deal fairly with one another, and openness to compromise, but Pope Francis knows things are not looking so good for his criminal enterprise.  Governments and people all over the world are finally understanding the true Satanic nature of this Jesuit Pope and his Church of hypocrites.

Pope Francis and the New World Order are simply in search of cheap labor and sex slaves. That’s why on Sunday, Pope Francis launched an appeal to European leaders, asking them to welcome a group of African migrants aboard two NGO vessels. I would like to make a heartfelt appeal to the leaders of Europe to demonstrate real solidarity with these people,” he said. But deputy premier, Luigi Di Maio of the M5S replied: “We will not retreat on the migration policy, which has allowed us to considerably reduce landings.”

In the meantime, another pedophile scandal shows once more the real nature of Pope Francis. The Holy See announced on Friday that Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta, an Argentine native appointed by Pope Francis to the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See in 2017, was accused last autumn of sexual abuse. The allegations were leveled internally in recent months, and last week the provincial newspaper in Salta, El Tribuno, reported that three priests brought accusations against him to the Vatican’s ambassador, or nuncio, in Buenos Aires. The newspaper said the priests had lodged accusations against Zanchetta for abuse of power, economic abuse, and sexual abuse inside the seminary.

Bishop Zanchetta, who was made a Bishop by the same Pope Francis in 2013,  fled Argentina in 2017 under mysterious circumstances after rumors of his pedophile activities started to circulate. Zanchetta even opened his own seminary in 2016 with six seminarians to facilitate his perversions with Pope Francis’ support. According to El Tribuno, the St. John XXIII seminary is due to close soon.

Bishop Zanchetta, assessor of APSA, the powerful office that manages the Vatican’s vast real estate and other financial holdings,could become yet another problem for Pope Francis, who is already battling to gain trust from the Catholic flock over his handling of sex abuse and misconduct.

Bergoglio faces growing problems in his beloved Argentina as a Vatican official told Cruxin earlier in December that when the crisis of clerical sexual abuse explodes in Pope Francis’s native Argentina, the situation will be dramatic.

Source: by Leo Zagami

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Never Ending Gay-Pedophile Scandal Erupts Again For U.S. Jesuits

Twenty U.S. states release dozens more names of clergy with credible allegations of child sexual abuse dating back to 1950

 

The Roman Catholic Jesuit provinces of the United States are in turmoil again after Jesuit authorities for twenty US states released the names of 89 priests with credible allegations of child sexual abuse dating as far back as 1950. The disclosures by the Jesuit provinces of Maryland and in the Midwest are the latest chapter in the ongoing sexual scandals that involve the US Catholic Church.

 

Maryland released 24 names with allegations dating back to 1950 and the Midwest provinces released 65 names dating back to 1955. Many of the priests are dead, and some were previously publicly known to be accused of sexual assault. The priests that are still alive are listed as living in supervised housing “on a safety plan.”  Some of the named Jesuit priests were removed from ministry in the 1990s, others were not removed until well after the infamous Boston sex abuse scandal exploded in 2002 indicating a massive cover-up by Catholic Church authorities.

Brian Paulson, head of the US Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, said in an open letter. “On behalf of the Midwest Jesuits, I apologize to victims-­survivors and their families for the harm and suffering you have endured. Many of you have suffered in silence for decades.”

So how could the Jesuits cover-up pedophile crimes for decades? Well, Jesuits are not only the largest male religious order in the Catholic Church, with 16,000 members worldwide, but they also operate in close collaboration with the CIA and are acknowledged as the biggest intelligence agency worldwide serving the Vatican lead New World Order. The transnational networks of the Church have always been the envy of every intelligence service in the world, as the role of the Jesuits is always central to everything.

Because of the strong Catholic links to the CIA, the best known of the 17 agencies that comprise the American intelligence community even earned nicknames such as “Catholic Intelligence Agency”and “Catholics In Action”. Remember, some of the most influential directors in CIA history have been Catholic – men such as Walter Bedell Smith, John McCone, William Colby, and William Casey and they were not just casual Catholics but devout Mass-goers – in many cases, members of groups like the influential Knights of Malta who could easily cover-up the perversions of their Jesuit friends.

In 2016, the Catholic Herald published an article regarding this topic with the title Why Catholics Thrive in the CIA and the late E. Howard Hunt, a famous American intelligence officer who published 73 books, once confirmed publicly that “The Jesuits are the world’s greatest intelligence network. “

No official statistics exist on how many Catholics serve in the CIA or any other American intelligence agency, but one interesting clue is the relatively high number of Catholics who have served as directors for the agency that continue  to have a key role in support of the Western liberal elites who abandon traditional values of their countries in favor of a left-wing New World Order, controlled by the liberal pedophilia elites and, of course, the Jesuits, who operate 30 colleges and 81 schools in the US and Canada.

The many names made public in the reports include dozens of priests with multiple allegations of abuse who served in educational institutions all over the US in close contact with the American intelligence community. The Jesuit with the most recent allegations was Donald McGuire, who died in federal prison last year while serving a 25-year sentence. Many men have accused McGuire of molesting them when they were boys. The first allegations date back to the 1950s, when he worked at a Jesuit private high school in Chicago and went on working with no consequences until as late as 2005.

The Jesuits are justifying their crimes by simply saying with no moral shame:

“In retrospect, our evaluation of candidates, as well as the training, formation, and supervision of Jesuits, was not adequate, ” Adding “that the organization had learned from its mistakes, and had improved training for Jesuits and was holding them accountable if abuse allegations were made.“

Earlier this month, provinces overseeing Jesuits in more than 20 western, southern, and central US states released lists of 153 members accused of child sexual abuse. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) criticized the Jesuit order for keeping accused priests’ names secret for decades and called for an independent investigation by law enforcement.

“Too often, lists are released that are incomplete or carefully curated by church officials, and so by inviting an independent investigation, Jesuit officials can demonstrate to parishioners and the public their commitment to transparency and healing.”

Source: Infowars | This article first appeared at LeoZagami.com.

 

Report: Priest Homosexuality And Pedophilia On The Rise Again

On Nov. 2, 2018, Louisiana-based Ruth Institute released a study, Is Catholic clergy sex abuse related to homosexual priests?.

The Ruth Institute was founded in 2008 by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, an economics-trained author and writer on marriage, family and human sexuality who was the spokesperson for Proposition 8, the California ballot measure defining marriage as a union of one man and one woman which was passed by voters but nixed by an activist judge. Far-left groups including the Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD, and Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) have criticized the Ruth Institute’s stance against same-sex marriage and other LGBT causes. In Aug. 23, 2017, responding to being labeled a “hate group” by SPLC, the Ruth Institute said it “categorically condemns white supremacy, racism, Nazism, and all violent totalitarian political movements. People who cannot defend their positions using reason and evidence resort to name-calling to change the subject away from their anemic arguments. The ‘hate group’ label is a club such people invented to bludgeon their political opponents.”

The study was conducted by Ruth Institute senior research associate Dr./ Rev. D. Paul Sullins — a recently retired Catholic University of America sociology professor who is a leader in the field of research on same-sex parenting and its implications for child development, with four books, including Keeping the Vow: The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests, and over 100 journal articles, research reports, and essays on issues of family, faith, and culture. He is a former Episcopal priest, married for 30 years with three children, who was ordained to the Catholic priesthood in 2002. He is Associate Pastor of the Church of Saint Mark the Evangelist, Hyattsville, MD.

The study addresses a common question: Is the sex abuse related in any way to homosexual men in the priesthood? It has been reviewed by several scholars, including four social scientists, and will be included in an upcoming book.

Methdology

For his study, Dr. Sullins employed data from the following sources to compute correlations:

Findings

(1) Catholic clergy mainly prey on boys: Whereas two-thirds of victims in U.S. sex abuse of minors are girls, the vast majority of clergy sex abuse victims — over 8 in 10 victims — were boys. As girls became more prevalent as altar servers, abusers of boys “responded to the presence of fewer younger boys primarily by turning to older boys, not to female victims.” Comparable reports in Germany indicate that up to 90% of abuse victims of Catholic clergy have been male, compared to about half of victims in Protestant or non-religious settings in that country.

(2) By comparing the share of homosexual Catholic priests with the incidence and victim gender of minor sex abuse victims by Catholic priests from 1950 to 2001, the study found a strong correlation between sexual abuse of minors and two factors:

(a) A disproportionate number of homosexual clergy:

The study found that the increase in the number of homosexual men in the priesthood is “almost perfectly” correlated with more overall abuse and more boys abused compared to girls. The correlation is 0.98, where a correlation of 1.0 is an absolute positive correlation. That means that the number of child victims increased at almost the same rate as the percentage of homosexual priests — the greater the percentage of homosexual priests, the greater the number of child, mainly male, victims. While the correlation was lower among victims under age 8, it was still strong, at 0.77. Researchers usually consider correlation association above 0.3 or 0.4 to be a strong effect.

However, in Sullins’ words, “Although over 8 in 10 of victims have been boys, the idea that the abuse is related to homosexual men in the priesthood has not been widely accepted by Church leaders.”

It is not the simple presence of homosexual men in the priesthood that is the correlative factor. Sullins said in a press conference on November 2 that “when homosexual men were represented in the priesthood at about the same rate as they were in the population, there was no measurable problem of child sex abuse. It was only when you had a preponderance of homosexual men.”

The percentage of homosexual men in the general population is estimated at 2%. Beginning in the 1950s, the percentage of homosexuals in the priesthood increased from 4% to 16% by the 1980s, eight times the percentage in the general population. From 1965 to 1995 an average of at least one in five priests ordained annually were homosexual, a concentration which drove the overall proportion of homosexual men in the priesthood up to 16%, or one in six priests, by the late 1990s. Dr. Sullins said, “When you get up to 16% of priests that are homosexual, and you’ve got eight times the proportion of homosexuals as you do in the general population, it’s as if the priesthood becomes a particularly welcoming and enabling and encouraging population for homosexual activity and behavior.

If the proportion of homosexual priests had remained at the 1950s level, at least 12,000 fewer children, mostly boys, would have suffered abuse.

(b) A homosexual subculture in seminaries:

The presence of homosexual subcultures in seminaries, as reported by priests considering their own seminary life, accounts for about half the incidence of abuse, but not among heterosexual men. Sullins said that homosexual subcultures encourage those who may have been attracted to male victims to act out more than would have been the case otherwise. Seminary candidates have reported about the problems this disproportion creates. Donald Cozzens’ 2000 book, The Changing Face of the Priesthood, has accounts of homosexual students being so prevalent at some seminaries that heterosexual men felt destabilized and disoriented and left.

What all this suggests is that as the number and percentage of homosexual priests and seminarians increased disproportionate to their “natural” incidence in the general population, they become increasingly emboldened to act out pedophile impulses that would otherwise be suppressed or constrained if homosexual priests were fewer.

(3) Clergy sex abuse has declined since the late 1980s, but not because of measures taken by U.S. bishops. While sex abuse by clergy today is “much lower” — by about one third — than 30 years ago, it has not declined “as much as is commonly thought.” Most of the decline since the 1990s is consistent with “a similar general decline in child sex abuse in America since that time,” and is unrelated to the implementation of the U.S. bishops’ 2002 Charter for the Protection of Children and Young Adults.

(4) More alarming still is that after years in decline, Catholic clergy sex abuse is on the rise again. Dr. Sullins said:

“The thing we’ve been told about the sex abuse is that it is somehow very rare and declined to almost nothing today is really not true. I found that clergy sex abuse did drop to almost nothing after 2002, but then it started to creep up. It’s been increasing. And there are signs that the bishops or the dioceses have gotten complacent about that. It’s not at the great heights that it was in the mid-1970s, but it’s rising. And it’s headed in that direction.”

Recommendations

Under Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican issued a document which says: “the Church, while profoundly respecting the persons in question, cannot admit to the seminary or to holy orders those who practice homosexuality, present deep-seated homosexual tendencies or support the so-called ‘gay culture’.”

But Dr. Sullins eschews recommending the removal of all homosexuals from the priesthood because he maintains the abuse is not necessarily related to someone’s sexual orientation, citing his knowledge of men with same-sex attraction who are “strong, faithful persons.” What he recommends is a decrease in the number of homosexual priests to reflect their incidence in the general population. This would mean priests are selected for “holiness and commitment to Christ and the things that we would hope would make for a good priest. When you start to get a larger proportion of homosexuals It looks like you are actually selecting for same-sex orientation.”

Sources: Ruth Institute; Catholic News Agency

Meanwhile, more than 130 US bishops — or nearly one-third of those still living — have been accused during their careers of failing to adequately respond to sexual misconduct in their dioceses, according to a Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer examination of court records, media reports, and interviews with church officials, victims, and attorneys.

No wonder the clergy sex abuse of minors is on the rise again.

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Explosive Report From Catholic Archbishop Names Pope Francis As Geopolitical Mastermind With ‘Back Channel Operatives’ In Vatican Intrigue

The United States bishops have petitioned the pope to launch an “apostolic visitation” — a full Vatican investigation — into the McCarrick case, which so far has fallen on deaf ears. The president of the U.S. Bishops Conference (USCCB), Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, followed up on the petition by traveling to Rome last month to urge Francis to open the investigation but returned to the U.S. empty-handed.

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On August 25, a former papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, released an explosive, 11-page report in which he laid out a series of allegations against a number of high-ranking prelates, including Pope Francis.

The Catholic Church is being ripped apart from the outside by the massive pedophile priest sex abuse scandal that has recently produced over a thousand new victims. But it is being ripped apart from the inside by one man, Pope Francis, detailed in an astonishing report from a high-ranking Vatican insider. And that is a whole different matter entirely.

“And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication. So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet colored beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet color, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” Revelation 17:1-5 (KJV)

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò a few weeks ago released a shocking report that shows Pope Francis angling for political power on the world stage, and using any means necessary to obtain it even if that meant using known Catholic pedophile and serial abuser Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to accomplish his goals.

Pope Francis has remained silent throughout all this as he seeks to retain control of the Vatican corporation like any other besieged CEO would do, but his base is crumbling and his grip on power grows more precarious by the day. Revelation 17 and 18 shows the Vatican in all its prophesied ignominious anti-glory, ruling on the political stage as Francis is so desperately trying to fulfill. Babylon may indeed be falling, at least as far as Pope Francis is concerned.

Pope Francis refuses to answer Archbishop Viganò’ claims:

FROM BREITBART: The central accusation against Pope Francis was that Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò had personally informed him in 2013 of McCarrick’s record of abuse against priests, seminarians, and lay people, as well as telling him of sanctions imposed on McCarrick by Pope Benedict XVI. Despite this knowledge, Viganò alleged, Francis lifted the sanctions, involved McCarrick in diplomatic missions on behalf of the Holy See, and consulted him regarding the naming of new bishops for the United States.

News reports from early in the Francis pontificate would seem to corroborate charges that the pope gave McCarrick a new lease on life shortly after his election.

A 2014 article in the Washington Post stated that McCarrick was “one of a number of senior churchmen who were more or less put out to pasture during the eight-year pontificate of Benedict XVI.”

“But now Francis is pope, and prelates like Cardinal Walter Kasper (another old friend of McCarrick’s) and McCarrick himself are back in the mix, and busier than ever,” the article stated. “Francis, who has put the Vatican back on the geopolitical stage, knows that when he needs a savvy back channel operator he can turn to McCarrick,” it said.

When challenged by journalists to respond whether the allegations made by Archbishop Viganò were true, the pope refused to answer, and has kept silence regarding the charges ever since.

A number of U.S. bishops have come forward to ask Pope Francis to break his silence regarding when he learned of the crimes of former-cardinal McCarrick, insisting that the Viganò report contains a number of “credible allegations” that demand a response.

Last Thursday, Viganò himself said that the pope’s silence on the matter must be interpreted as a confirmation of the allegations.

“Neither the pope, nor any of the cardinals in Rome have denied the facts I asserted in my testimony,” Viganò wrote in a 4-page memo, adding that according to the law, silence denotes consent. READ MORE

Source: by Geoffrey Grider | Now The End Begins

Nearly 80,000 Sign Petition Urging Pope Francis to Remove Washington DC Cardinal Wuerl

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Nearly 80,000 people have signed a Change.org petition urging Pope Francis to remove Cardinal Donald Wuerl from his position as archbishop of Washington, DC.

The Change.org petition urged Pope Francis to remove Wuerl from his position for allegedly covering up the sexual abuse of minors and paying off clergy to lie about their stories while serving as bishop of Pittsburgh.

“Cardinal Wuerl did not act with moral courage to remove predator priests from public ministry. Decades later, his failure to lead has scandalized the Church,” the petition states.

“Given the result of a two-year grand jury investigation into widespread sexual abuse of children within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania, and the revelation of Cardinal Wuerl’s systematic cover-up, we ask Pope Francis to remove him as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington,” the petition continues.

Winnie Obike, a Republican candidate for Maryland’s House of Delegates, started the petition—which reached over 79,000 signatures of its 150,000 signature goal as of Friday afternoon.

Obike, in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, said she was surprised at the overwhelming response to her petition.

“I didn’t expect anyone else to feel like I did,” Obike told Breitbart News.

The Republican candidate from Hyattsville, Maryland, said she launched the petition not as a candidate for office, but in her personal capacity as as a baptized Catholic in the D.C. area to show how “Wuerl’s leadership was compromised.”

“Catholics who are frustrated are responding to the scandal differently,” Obike said, adding that the petition is a way for people to get their message heard at the Vatican since “we don’t often challenge them in private or in public.”

She said she plans to present the petition to Callista Gingrich, the Ambassador to the Holy See, so she can deliver the message to the pope.

But she hopes if the Vatican takes away one message from this scandal, it is that the “power really lies with the people, not the clergy.”

Pressure against the pope to take action against Wuerl has intensified after the former Vatican ambassador to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, released an 11-page affidavit Saturday calling for Pope Francis to resign for allegedly lifting “canonical sanctions” on Wuerl’s predecessor, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, despite his record of sexually abusing priests, seminarians, and laypeople.

Some Catholics have also joined Viganò in calling for Pope Francis to resign for failing to handle the church’s sexual abuse scandal. So far, the pope has refused to comment on the growing scandal engulfing the Catholic church.

There had also been an increasing number of calls for Wuerl to resign his position two weeks after a Pennsylvania grand jury released a report accusing 300 priests of sexually abusing more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania over a 70-year period.

The Pennsylvania grand jury report also accuses Wuerl of protecting sexual predator priests while he was bishop of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 2006.

One of the more disturbing allegations in the report details how Wuerl increased the stipend of a priest who abused minors and engaged in child pornography if the priest promised to remain silent about other sexual predator priests.

Wuerl has also been criticized for claiming that he had no knowledge of McCarrick’s decades of alleged sexual abuse of seminarians, priests, and laypeople.

But in his affidavit report, Viganò’s revealed that he informed Wuerl that Pope Benedict imposed sanctions on McCarrick for his decades of sexual abuse of seminarians, priests, and laypeople. Shortly after this alleged discussion, Wuerl cancelled an event McCarrick was scheduled to host for young men contemplating a vocation to the priesthood.

Source: by Katherine Rodriguez | Breitbart

Pedophilia: Nexus Of Church And State

Report: Pittsburgh Gov’t Officials Hid Catholic Pedophile Priest Crimes For Decades

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Local officials in Pittsburgh helped cover up a pedophile ring involving 99+ priests over fears that the abuse would cause “bad publicity” for the Catholic Church. 

According to a scathing report, the priests worked together in a predatory ring that existed for years in which they “manufactured child pornography, shared intelligence on victims and gave large gold crosses to certain boys to mark them as already being ‘groomed,’ for abuse.” 

Thefreethoughtproject.com reports: The accusations have been around for decades, and one of the earliest reports dates back to 1964 when a child attempted to report the horrific abuse he endured at the hands of a priest in his church, and former Beaver County District Attorney Robert Masters shut down the investigation and insisted that the church needed to handle it from within.

The church did handle it—by simply sending the accused pedophile, Father Ernest Paone, to a different diocese where he continued in his career and was later given direct access to young boys again. The accusations from 1964 were not the first time Paone had been called out either, and the report from Penn Live claimed that “church officials had extensive knowledge of Paone’s sexual conduct with children as early as 1962 and questions about his ‘emotional and physical health’ as early as the 1950s when he was in seminary.”

Unfortunately, Paone’s story is not unique, and the Catholic Church has a disturbing history of looking the other way and blindly reassigning pedophile priests who had been accused of sexually abusing children and choosing to continue to give them access to vulnerable children.

The latest grand jury report looks at six of the eight Catholic dioceses in the state of Pennsylvania, and it accuses more than 300 priests of engaging in sexually abusing children. That number does not even begin to cover the hundreds of other priests and church leaders who helped to cover up the abuse, in the name of “protecting” the Catholic Church’s image.

The report lists more than 1,000 victims, which is a low estimate, as there are likely thousands of victims whose pleas for help were never heard or were blatantly ignored by people in power. As the New York Times noted, the horrific abuse carried out by the priests was shown in a number of forms that affected both young boys and girls:

The report, which covered six of the state’s eight Catholic dioceses and found more than 1,000 identifiable victims, is the broadest examination yet by a government agency in the United States of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. The report said there are likely thousands more victims whose records were lost or who were too afraid to come forward. It catalogs horrific instances of abuse: a priest who raped a young girl in the hospital after she had her tonsils out; a victim tied up and whipped with leather straps by a priest; and another priest who was allowed to stay in ministry after impregnating a young girl and arranging for her to have an abortion.”

While the Catholic Church has since attempted to claim that the cases were isolated incidents, the report from Penn Live revealed that as many as 100 priests in Pittsburgh worked together and helped each other prey on young children. Early accusations of the pedophile ring occurred in the 1970s when a boy claimed he was introduced to a group of priests who told him to remove his clothes so that they could take photos of him and add those to their collection.

In addition to manufacturing child pornography, the priests have also been accused of using signals to show one another which boys had already been victims of sexual abuse and would be easy targets. The report claimed that they did this by gifting the victims with special gold cross necklaces.

The details of abuse are horrific but as uncomfortable as it makes many members of the public when they hear about the rampant abuse that has been ongoing for decades, it was that much worse for the helpless victims who had their innocence stripped from them and were ridiculed by their elders if they attempted to seek out help. This latest grand jury report serves as a semblance of hope that a small percentage of the victims may finally receive some form of justice.

Source: New World Order Report

Chile Catholic Episcopal Conference Raided In Pedophile Priest Probe

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Chilean authorities are raiding the headquarters of the Catholic Church’s Episcopal Coverence as part of a wide-ranging probe into clerical sex abuse in the South American country.

The Tuesday raids are occurring in the most important building of the Chilean church in the capital of Santiago, say prosecutors. Authorities recently summoned the archbishop of Santiago, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, to appear and testify about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse which had been going on for decades.

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In July, Chilean prosecutors said they were investigating 158 members of the country’s Catholic church – both clergymen and lay people, for perpetrating or concealing the sexual abuse of children as well as adults

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children and adolescents, according to public prosecutor Luis Torres.

The prosecutor’s statement offered the first general view of the extent and scope of the abuse scandal faced by Chile’s Catholic Church – and how many people are implicated.

Last month, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of five Chilean bishops amid accusations of abuse and related cover-ups.

The vast majority of reported incidents relate to sexual crimes committed by priests or people linked to educational establishments,” Torres told reporters.

The entire strata of the Catholic Church – from bishops to monks – were involved in the crimes, as well as “lay people exercising some function in the ecclesiastical sphere,” he noted.

There are 36 ongoing investigations, while 23 previous ones resulted in convictions and one other in an acquittal. –Straits Times

“There’s no doubt that what the public prosecutor is doing is very positive and is starting to open the door to situations that previously were treated as an open secret,” Juan Carlos Claret, a member of an opposition group to tainted bishop Juan Barros in his area, told AFP.

In May, Pope Francis summoned the entire bishops conference to Rome after he said he made “grave errors in judgement” in the case of Baros, who stands accused by victims of pedophile Rev. Fernando Karadima of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. 

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But the scandal grew beyond the Barros case after Francis received the report written by two Vatican sex crimes experts sent to Chile to get a handle on the scope of the problem. 

Their report hasn’t been made public, but Francis cited its core findings in the footnotes of the document that he handed over to the bishops at the start of their summit this week.

And those findings are damning. –Daily Mail

While some of the pedophile priests and brothers were expelled from their congregations following the discovery of “immoral conduct,” many had their cases “minimized of the absolute gravity of their criminal acts, attributing them to mere weakness or moral lapses,” wrote Francis. 

In some cases, high level officials allegedly covered up the institutionalized sexual abuse of minors – even threatening officials tasked with investigating sex crimes and the destruction of evidence.

Following an emergency meeting with Pope Francis, Thirty-one active bishops and three who are retired offered to resign. 

Calls had mounted for the resignations after details emerged of the contents of a 2,300-page Vatican report into the Chilean scandal leaked early Friday

Francis had accused the bishops of destroying evidence of sex crimespressuring investigators to minimize abuse accusations and showing ‘grave negligence’ in protecting children from paedophile priests.

In one of the most damning documents from the Vatican on the issue, Francis said the entire Chilean church hierarchy was collectively responsible for ‘grave defects’ in handling cases and the resulting loss of credibility that the Catholic Church has suffered. –Daily Mail

“No one can exempt himself and place the problem on the shoulders of the others,” Francis wrote in the document published by Chile’s T13 television and confirmed as accurate by the Vatican.

Responding to the 2,300-page report, Chilean bishops called the contents of the document “absolutely deplorable,” and showed an “unacceptable abuse of power and conscience,” along with sexual abuse. The bishops asked for forgiveness from the victims, the Pope and all Catholics worldwide. 

While some of the pedophile priests and brothers were expelled from their congregations following the discovery of “immoral conduct,” many had their cases “minimized of the absolute gravity of their criminal acts, attributing them to mere weakness or moral lapses,” wrote Francis. 

Those same offenders “were then welcomed into other dioceses, in an obviously imprudent way, and given dicoesan or parish jobs that gave them daily contact with minors,” wrote the pope.

The harsh assessment of the quality of seminaries suggests that a possible next step might be a full-on Vatican investigation of Chilean schools of priestly training. 

Pope Benedict XVI ordered such an investigation into Irish seminaries after he convened the entire Irish bishops’ conference for a similar dressing-down in 2010 over their dismal handling of abuse cases. –Daily Mail

“The problems inside the church community can’t be solved just by dealing with individual cases and reducing them to the removal of people, though this – and I say so clearly – has to be done,” Francis wrote. 

“But it’s not enough, we have to go beyond that. It would be irresponsible on our part to not look deeply into the roots and the structures that allowed these concrete events to occur and perpetuate.” 

Source: ZeroHedge

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Over 300 Catholic Pedos Preyed Upon 1,000+ Children Amid “Systematic” Coverup: Report

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A bombshell grand jury report from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court concludes that over 300 members of the Catholic clergy molested over 1,000 child victims amid a “systematic” coverup by church leaders spanning over seven decades – in the second major Catholic pedophile scandal this week following a raid conducted in Chile at the Catholic Episcopal Conference. 

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said at a Tuesday press conference in Harrisburg that while 1,000 victims were identified in the grand jury report, members of the grand jury believe there are more – and that the real number might be “in the thousands” since some records were lost, while victims in other cases were afraid to come forward.

We subpoenaed, and reviewed, half a million pages of internal diocesan documents. They contained credible allegations against over three hundred predator priests. Over one thousand child victims were identifiable, from the church’s own records. We believe that the real number — of children whose records were lost, or who were afraid ever to come forward — is in the thousands.

“The coverup was sophisticated. And all the while, shockingly, church leadership kept records of the abuse and the coverup. These documents, from the dioceses’ own ‘Secret Archives,’ formed the backbone of this investigation,” Shapiro said. 

The report specifically faulted Cardinal Donald Wuerl – former longtime Pittsburgh bishop who now leads the Washington archdiocese, for his part in concealing the sexual abuse. On Tuesday, Wuerl refuted the claims, saying in a statement that he “acted with diligence, with concern for the victims and to prevent future acts of abuse.” 

The grand jury scrutinized abuse allegations in dioceses that minister to more than half the state’s 3.2 million Catholics. Its report echoed the findings of many earlier church investigations around the country in its description of widespread sexual abuse by clergy and church officials’ concealment of it.

The panel concluded that a succession of Catholic bishops and other diocesan leaders tried to shield the church from bad publicity and financial liability by covering up abuse, failing to report accused clergy to police and discouraging victims from going to law enforcement. –CTV News

The almost 1,400 page report’s introduction notes that due to the age of most of the cases, that criminal cases will be unlikely as a result of the massive investigation. “As a consequence of the coverup, almost every instance of abuse we found is too old to be prosecuted,” it reads. Indeed, the vast majority of priests named in the document are either dead or likely to avoid arrest due to expired statutes of limitation on their alleged crimes. 

The Pennsylvania coverup is the second recent Catholic pedophilia report of the day – after authorities in Chile raided the headquarters of the Catholic Church’s Episcopal Conference as part of a wide-ranging probe into clerical sex abuse in the South American country. 

The Tuesday raids took place in the most important building of the Chilean church in the capital of Santiago, say prosecutors. Authorities recently summoned the archbishop of Santiago, Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, to appear and testify about the alleged cover-up of sexual abuse which had been going on for decades. 

In July, Chilean prosecutors said they were investigating 158 members of the country’s Catholic church – both clergymen and lay people, for perpetrating or concealing the sexual abuse of children as well as adults

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960 and involving 266 victims, including 178 children and adolescents, according to public prosecutor Luis Torres.

The prosecutor’s statement offered the first general view of the extent and scope of the abuse scandal faced by Chile’s Catholic Church – and how many people are implicated.

Last month, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of five Chilean bishops amid accusations of abuse and related cover-ups.

The vast majority of reported incidents relate to sexual crimes committed by priests or people linked to educational establishments,” Torres told reporters.

The entire strata of the Catholic Church – from bishops to monks – were involved in the crimes, as well as “lay people exercising some function in the ecclesiastical sphere,” he noted.

There are 36 ongoing investigations, while 23 previous ones resulted in convictions and one other in an acquittal. –Straits Times

“There’s no doubt that what the public prosecutor is doing is very positive and is starting to open the door to situations that previously were treated as an open secret,” Juan Carlos Claret, a member of an opposition group to tainted bishop Juan Barros in his area, told AFP.

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As we reported earlier, in May, Pope Francis summoned the entire bishops conference to Rome after he said he made “grave errors in judgement” in the case of Baros, who stands accused by victims of pedophile Rev. Fernando Karadima of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. 

But the scandal grew beyond the Barros case after Francis received the report written by two Vatican sex crimes experts sent to Chile to get a handle on the scope of the problem. 

Their report hasn’t been made public, but Francis cited its core findings in the footnotes of the document that he handed over to the bishops at the start of their summit this week.

And those findings are damning. –Daily Mail

While some of the pedophile priests and brothers were expelled from their congregations following the discovery of “immoral conduct,” many had their cases “minimized of the absolute gravity of their criminal acts, attributing them to mere weakness or moral lapses,” wrote Francis. 

The crisis in Chile is just one case in a new wave of abuse-related revelations that have raised pressure on Pope Francis to deal more forcefully with abuse. In France, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin is facing a trial on criminal charges for not reporting sexual abuse. In Australia, one archbishop was recently convicted in a criminal court for concealing sexual abuse, and a top Francis lieutenant, Cardinal George Pell, will soon stand trial on charges related to sexual offenses. –WaPo

Brett Doyle, co-director or BishopAccountability.org, which tracks sexual abuse claims, said that the Pennsylvania grand jury report may lead the way for the state to change the statute of limitations. 

Source: ZeroHedge

 

 

Catholic Priests Blow Whistle On ‘Satanic Ritual Child Abuse’ In Vatican

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Three Vatican priests have gone on record denouncing Pope Francis as a false prophet and claiming that Satan worshiping pedophile cardinals are engaged in the ritual abuse of children as young as one-month-old inside the Vatican’s high walls.

Over the past few years, representatives of the Vatican have been accused and caught molesting children, and ties to large pedophilia rings have been discovered. The Vatican has had to spend billions of dollars settling and dealing with pedophilia cases — this is no longer a secret.

Unfortunately, what many people still do not know is that many of these children are used in ‘Satanic type rituals.’ The Vatican claims to be following the word of God, but multiple insiders have recently come forth, denouncing Pope Francis as a false prophet, and speaking about the widespread practice of black magic and Satanism inside the Vatican.

In the view of the public, the Vatican and its many representatives from all over the world represent a force of love and peace, but according to Malachi Martin, an Irish Catholic priest who was Professor of Palaeography at the Vatican’s Pontifical Biblical Institute until recently, this vision of love and peace is at odds with what really happens behind the scenes.

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According to Malachi Martin, an “enthronement ceremony” was held by Satan worshiping pedophile Vatican cardinals in 1963 — and the “smoke of Satan” has been “irremovable” in the Vatican since then.

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“Most frighteningly for [Pope] John Paul [II], he had come up against the irremovable presence of a malign strength in his own Vatican and in certain bishops’ chanceries. It was what knowledgeable Churchmen called the ‘super force.’ Rumors, always difficult to verify, tied its installation to the beginning of Pope Paul VI’s reign in 1963. Indeed Paul had alluded somberly to ‘the smoke of Satan which has entered the Sanctuary’. . . an oblique reference to an enthronement ceremony by Satanists in the Vatican. Besides, the incidence of Satanic pedophilia – rites and practices – was already documented among certain bishops and priests as widely dispersed as Turin, in Italy, and South Carolina, in the United States. The cultic acts of Satanic pedophilia are considered by professionals to be the culmination of the Fallen Archangel’s rites.” (Written in his book about geopolitics and the Vatican, The Keys of This Blood, page 632)

On multiple occasions he spoke about Satanism being the predominant religion practiced inside the Vatican’s high walls. But Malachi Martin isn’t the only Vatican insider speaking about Satanic pedophilia in the Vatican. The list is a long one.

The Reverend Gabriele Amorth, an Italian Roman Catholic priest, and an exorcist of the Diocese of Rome, is another example.

Reverend Amorth performed tens of thousands of exorcisms for the Church over his half a dozen plus decades as a Catholic priest, and has mentioned a number of times how Satanism is practiced within the Vatican. He also described how very young girls are kidnapped by a gang of Vatican police and foreign diplomats, explaining that these girls are recruited for Vatican parties, attended by cardinals and priests.

https://cdns.yournewswire.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/father_gabriele_amorth.jpgAmorth claimed that Emanuela Orlandi, a Vatican City schoolgirl who went missing in Rome in 1983, was kidnapped for sex parties by a gang involving Vatican police and foreign diplomats. He said that the girl was later murdered and her body disposed of.

The Devil resides in the Vatican and you can see the consequences, said Reverand Amorth. The evil influence of Satan was evident in the highest ranks of the Catholic hierarchy, with “cardinals who do not believe in Jesus and bishops who are linked to the demon.”

Malachi Martin and Reverend Amorth should be commended for their bravery in blowing the whistle on Satanic pedophilia within the Vatican, because priests who tell the truth about their corrupted colleagues do not always live to speak out further.

Murdered Whistle Blower

Father Alfred Joseph Kunz was a Catholic priest who was found with his throat slit in his Roman Catholic church in Dane, Wisconsin, after launching an investigation into Satanic pedophilia and child abuse within the clergy. A close friend of Malachi Martin, Father Kunz felt his life was in danger in the weeks before his murder — and he was right.

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Kunz’s friend, Abbot Ryan St. Anne Scott felt Kunz’s murder was related to Kunz’s investigation of sexual abuse scandals in the diocese, but investigators never arrested anybody for the crime, despite admitting they had a suspect who has been kept under “constant surveillance” since Father Kunz’s murder.

Is Pope Francis the head of the snake?

Sexual abuse scandals within the Vatican have been made public, and the Pope has been forced to comment on it many times. Whether he is involved or not is unknown, as is how much he knows about the practice of Satanism inside the Vatican. However he did make one comment in 2014 which raised eyebrows among those in the know.

Source: by Baxter Dmitry | Your News Wire

 

Catholic Church Meets with Globalists to Discuss ‘Serving the New World Order’

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The Pope and other high-level Vatican officials have been meeting with key globalists to discuss how the Catholic Church can “serve the New World Order“. A top globalism proponent has also attained unprecedented access and influence at the highest reaches of the Vatican, according to a presenter for an international symposium on population control. The Catholic Church has been targeted due to its leverage and moral influence over the public in a bid to usher in NWO policies such as open borders and depopulation. Globalism is welcomed and provided a platform at the Vatican in the Pope Francis pontificate, according to Italian journalist Riccardo Cascioli. By citing “climate change”, the church can easily sway the opinion of its loyal flock to help introduce unpopular policy such as a single global currency, population reduction, migration, one-world government and a cashless society.

LSN reports: Globalist are abetted principally by Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Chancellor for the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Cascioli revealed specifics leading to a “magic moment” — in Sorondo’s words – that had been reached where the speech of the Church and that of the UN “have some synergy.” Cascioli was one of 12 experts from across the world to address the threat of population control for the International Conference on Population Control, a three-day online symposium conducted this week. In his presentation titled “Jeffrey Sachs, the Man Behind the Hidden Drive for Population Control, Masked as Poverty Reduction,” Cascioli first detailed aspects of Sachs’ thinking and explained the sustainable development concept. The director of the Italian news outlet La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana also delved into the motives and development behind the infiltration by population control activists into the Catholic Church and how it has changed Vatican policy in recent years. Cascioli described the introduction of the concept of sustainable development – the thinly veiled population control catchphrase — into the Church’s social doctrine as a “decisive step” in the globalist agenda. “The Catholic Church was — and it is — the only point of resistance to the ideology of the New World Order,” he said, “to the idea of a world-led government guided by technocratic elites.” The Church, he pointed out, along with others, had prevented “approval of international statements decreeing the end of the natural family, the affirmation of gender ideology and the right to abortion” in the United Nations’ conferences of the 1990s. “For this reason, the Catholic Church was a target,” Cascioli said. “They tried with campaigns for the expulsion of the Holy See from the United Nations, but they were more successful with the infiltration of associations and groups of pressure within the Church: formally Catholic, but in fact anti-Catholic.” The most conspicuous instance of this, he said, was in the 1990s with the dissenting pro-abortion group Catholics for a Free Choice. “A second reason is the attempt to use the great moral force that the Catholic Church undoubtedly exercises to put it at the service of the New World Order,” Cascioli added. “A decisive step to achieve the result was — and is — the introduction of the concept of sustainable development in the Church’s social doctrine,” he stated, “an instance that has also been supported by some bishops.”

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Pope Francis has been accused of turning his back on traditional Christian values in favor of globalist policy.

Sachs is crucial to understanding the change in recent years in the Holy See’s stance on population, development and the environment, said Cascioli. Sachs is a Harvard-educated economics professor at Columbia University and a high-level UN consultant regarded as a leading expert in economic development and fighting poverty. He has twice been included on the Time magazine list of 100 Most Influential People in the World. He has advocated abortion in his work, describing it as a “lower-risk and lower-cost option” than having children. In his 2008 book “Commonwealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet” Sachs said legalized abortion is a cost-effective way to eliminate “unwanted children” when contraception fails. And in 2011, he said, “Nigeria should work towards attaining a maximum of three children per family.” Sachs has been invited to collaborate with the Vatican a number of times, including moderating and co-hosting a Vatican conference on climate change in April 2015 and presenting at another later that year in November, as well as delivering a keynote lecture for the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in 2013. He is scheduled to participate in the next Vatican climate change conference in early November as well. Sachs also co-authored the final Vatican environmental mission statement entitled “Climate Change and the Common Good.” Cascioli recounted for the conference how in a 2012 interview Sachs had told him, “In Africa, I met many bishops who, regarding the birth control, told me privately that they are in agreement with me, although for obvious reasons they can’t say that openly.” This statement exemplified Sachs’ thinking, Cascioli said, and his action, which is directed at the poor countries — especially Africa — and the idea of infiltrating the Church. Sachs is “celebrated as one of the most important world economists and in the latest years a fixed guest star of conferences organized by the Vatican, especially from the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, more and more centered on ecology and sustainable development,” Cascioli said. “In fact,” Cascioli said, “Jeffrey Sachs is the key figure to understand the transformation that has taken place in the Holy See’s approach to the issues of population, development and the environment.” Sachs has devoted his professional life to sustainable development, explained Cascioli, and he insists it is the answer to poverty. For Sachs, sustainable development “requires a unified approach to the changes of society rather than simply seeking economic growth,” said Cascioli. This means combining economic development, environmental sustainability and the population with heavy focus, though, on the first two. “The theme of overpopulation and, therefore, of birth control is constant in Sachs’ speeches,” Cascioli said. His own words He offered several specifics from Sachs’ speeches that spoke of the world being overcrowded and humans being “in each other’s faces as never before” and “pressing on the Earth’s environment as never before.” “This would be enough to understand that we are facing a fundamentalist of birth control,” stated Cascioli, then listing further examples from Sachs’ 2005 book, “The End of Poverty”. Sachs said poor countries were “stuck with” fertility rates higher than replacement rate, and that poor families with large numbers of children are held back in nutrition, health, and education. He praised “modern contraception” in “the empowerment of women.” Cascioli also shared Sachs’ comments on the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and how it has “helped to spur a massive increase in the use of modern contraceptives among couples in developing countries rising from an estimated 10 to 15 percent of couples in 1970 to an estimated 60 percent in 2000.” Sachs had said as well that the UNFPA has “been an example of scaling up par excellence.” These quotes demonstrate an approach to eliminating poverty by eliminating poor people, Cascioli said, as he thought there was “enough evidence that for Jeffrey Sachs the war against the poverty is, in fact, a war against the poor.” “And it is also clear from the last passage which weapons are used in this war,” Cascioli noted, “contraception and still contraception. But also abortion, as he said on several other occasions.” The origin of sustainable development The term sustainable development originally generated from theories designed for the fishing industry for sustainable yield in the 1950s, Cascioli explained, and later in the 1970s, the “maximum ecologically sustainable yield” concept was transferred to the human species.

Sustainable development was introduced at the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment in 1972 and continued from there, he said. “The Limits of Development,” a report from the Club of Rome global think tank, was published that year as well, warning of “four lethal dangers for humanity: population explosion, scarcity of food, scarcity of resources, and the energy crisis.” Cascioli said the report sold 12 million copies in 27 international editions in only a few months, having a great impact on public opinion and the scientific community. Sustainable development would be defined later in the 1980s by the U.N.-instituted Brundtland Commission as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
 This might seem like common sense, Cascioli said, but the underlying goals are based on the premise that population growth is responsible for underdevelopment and damaging the environment. Various conferences convened by the U.N. throughout the 1990s on development, the earth, food security, human rights and women’s rights established official goals for a 20-year plan to address the varied issues. Sustainable development was a common thread throughout the conferences, and the concepts of reproductive health and reproductive rights were brought in as well. “It is worthy of note that such concepts fall within a wider attempt to fix a set of ‘universal values’ or better, a ‘global ethic,’” said Cascioli, “to whose realization all religions are also called upon to collaborate.” The Church does oppose sustainable development as defined by the population control movement The Catholic Church previously opposed the idea of sustainable development as it has been proposed by population control advocates, Cascioli explained, which is to limit population in poor countries and stop economic growth in rich countries. 
 Further problematic aspects of sustainable development in the Church’s view are the theory’s negative vision of man, its alarmist view, and its promotion of birth control. Cascioli said the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church edited in 2005 by the Papal Council for Justice and Peace — the first instance where the Holy See compiled all of its social teachings — is the principal source for understanding the Church’s authentic judgment on sustainable development. In consulting that source, he said, “We discover that such a concept does not find space in the Church’s teachings.” The Compendium “clearly confirms that demographic growth is fully compatible with an integral and shared development,” Cascioli pointed out. But things are very different now “Many things have changed in recent years,” however, he said, to where to those previously “declared enemies of the Church today are welcomed with all the honor in the Vatican.” “Jeffrey Sachs is the most striking example,” said Cascioli, “but just scroll through the topics and list of speakers at the conferences organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and you realize that the concept of sustainable development, with all its declinations, is now home to the Vatican.” “How could this happen?” he asked. “Here we have to understand that since the U.N. Conferences of the 1990s the Catholic Church has become the main objective of the Neo-Malthusian forces. 
” Neo-Malthusianism refers to the promotion of population control programs to guarantee resources for current and future populations. Cascioli detailed the recent skulk of population control into the Vatican, resisted under Pope Benedict XVI but welcomed under Pope Francis. An attempt was made in the preparation of Benedict’s encyclical Caritas in Veritate, he said, but was ultimately rejected. “Caritas in Veritate is based on the concept of integral human development which, as is clear, is diametrically opposed to sustainable development,” Cascioli said. “Unfortunately,” he said, “the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, under the guidance of Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, have been directed in recent years in order to allow this ideology to be fully incorporated into the Catholic Church.”
 An important sign of this, Cascioli pointed out, is the introduction of sustainable development in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Sì. Cascioli said, “This is a real turning point.” “And it’s no coincidence that Jeffrey Sachs has become ubiquitous in events organized in the Vatican and not only there, more and more focused on environment and poverty.” Cascioli told the conference he was “not sure that many African bishops really agree with Sachs about birth control, but there are certainly important figures that reside in Rome” (that do). “This is why the words recently pronounced by Bishop Sorondo are still more disturbing and worrying,” Cascioli concluded, recounting what the close adviser of Pope Francis has stated at public appearances:

“We can say – he said — that we now have a ‘magic moment.’ Because for the first time and perhaps the last time, the speech of the Church and the speech of the world as represented by the United Nations have some synergy.”

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Tech Expert: God Will Soon Be Replaced By AI, ‘A New World Religion’

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The Express reports: He forecast the emergence of “some form of global consciousness that we perceive and that becomes our divine”. Brown made the provocative remark during a talk to promote his latest novel ‘Origin’, the fifth in a series following Harvard professor Robert Langdon, the protagonist of ‘The Da Vinci Code’, which questioned the history of Christianity. ‘Origin’ was inspired by the question “Will God survive science?”, said Brown, adding this had never happened in the history of humanity. The 53-year-old said: “Are we naive today to believe that the God’s of the present will survive and be here in a hundred years?” Brown, 53, told a packed news conference.

Religion, as we know it, will be replaced by artificial intelligence which will become the ‘worlds only religion’ according to Tech expert and author Dan Brown. Technological advancement will completely transform spiritual aspects of religion and the concept of ‘god’ or the ‘divine’ according to the Da Vinci Code author. Brown’s prediction hasn’t been welcomed by many clerics and religious leaders through: “Christianity, Judaism and Islam all share a gospel, loosely, and it’s important that we all realize that. “Our religions are much more similar than they are different. “We will start to find our spiritual experiences through our interconnections with each other. “Our need for that exterior god, that sits up there and judges us … will diminish and eventually disappear.”Set in Spain, ‘Origin’ opens with Langdon arriving at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao for an announcement by a reclusive billionaire futurist that promises to “change the face of science forever”. Brown, who has sold 200 million books in 56 languages, admitted to not having read a novel in five years. But he investigated deeply and spent a lot of time talking to futurists to come up with the story line for ‘Origin’. Part of the book is set in Barcelona, capital of the northern region of Catalonia that is now in the grip of a secession crisis. Brown, who studied art history in Seville, expressed his concern and sympathy for both sides in the political stand-off. He said: “I love Catalonia. I love Spain. I hope they work it out. It’s a heartbreaking situation, but it’s also a sign of the times.” He said the crisis also reflected the tension in society between the ancient and the modern.

This Week In Sex Abuse Of Children By Pedophile Catholic Priests [JULY 8, 2017]

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Australian Cardinal and Aide to Pope Is Charged With Sexual Assault

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Pope removes German cardinal as sex abuse crisis catches up

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Former Kyneton priest Peter Waters charged over historical sexual

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Man, 50, sues Santa Fe archdiocese, claims abuse by disgraced priest

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Pope Francis defrocks Italian priest convicted of child sex abuse

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Louisville Priest Sentenced in Sex Abuse Summer Camp Case

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Negotiations begin to settle Guam priest sex abuse cases

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Lujan represents 58 plaintiffs in clergy sex abuse lawsuits and three other childhood sexual abuse complaints, all filed in federal court.

Granger priest removed after sexual abuse allegations

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A Catholic priest in the Yakima Diocese has been permanently removed … and priests on the reality of sexual abuse in the church and society.

Vatican police raid drug-fueled gay orgy at top priest’s apartment

New York Daily NewsJul 5, 2017
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2 more sex abuse complaints filed against Archdiocese

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Diocese of Brooklyn launches fund for victims of clergy sex abuse

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Catholic Bishop of Chicago sued for allegedly allowing priest’s

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Decades-old abuse claims resurface against former DeKalb priest

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Priest accused of sexual abuse of a minor

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Netflix’s ‘Keepers’ prompts call for archdiocese to release priest’s files

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Brouillard, Catholic school janitor in new rape, sex abuse suits

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Former priest Louis Brouillard allegedly raped an altar boy in the early 1970s, while a Catholic school janitor is accused of sexually abusing a …

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11 Guam Catholic Priests Involved In 66 Sex Abuse Lawsuits

https://whiskeytangotexas.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/200.gifIt’s been a year since former altar boy Roy Quintanilla accused Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron of sexually abusing him in the 1970s.

Over the past year, not only has the Vatican promptly stepped in but it has also placed a global spotlight on Guam’s clergy sex abuses.

“We’ve come a long way,” Quintanilla said. “We wouldn’t have come this far were it not for the Catholic community’s support. It’s amazing what we can do as a community.”

In a predominantly Catholic community, publicly accusing any priest, much less the Guam archbishop for some 30 years, was unthinkable, until Quintanilla and other former Agat altar boys stepped forward.

A year later, 66 clergy sex abuse lawsuits involving 11 Guam Catholic priests including Apuron have been filed in local and federal courts.

Pope Francis suspended Apuron about three weeks after Quintanilla accused the archbishop. 

The Vatican has also put Apuron on a groundbreaking canonical penal trial. The trial could wrap up as early as this summer, a member of the Vatican tribunal told those who testified in the Apuron trial.

Former altar boys Walter Denton and Roland Sondia accused Apuron of raping them in the 1970s. Doris Concepcion, mother of a now deceased former altar boy, accused Apuron of molesting her son.

“Were it not for Apuron’s arrogance, I believe this would have ended rather quickly,” Concerned Catholics of Guam President David Sablan said. “If only Apuron had been more humble and showed humility and apologized to the victims because that’s what the victims were waiting for at the time. Instead, he threatened to sue them.”

Sablan said the “silver lining” in Apuron’s “arrogance” was that Guam, and even the Vatican, now knows the extent of clergy sex abuses on the island and the community has come together to help clean the Catholic church.

“We will not stop until the church has been purified and the remaining clergy are truly spiritual leaders,” Sablan said.

Concerned Catholics of Guam, Laity Forward Movement, Silent No More and other individual Catholics, along with blogger Tim Rohr, helped former altar boys such as the Apuron accusers expose clergy sex abuses decades back.

The world’s largest and oldest network of clergy sex abuse survivors called the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP, said Guam is unique because it is the only place in the world where Catholics — not survivors — led the charge for transparency.

“Guam’s strong anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation legislation and the strength of the civil legislation will keep whistle blowers and witnesses safe as well,” said Joelle Casteix, volunteer western regional director for the St. Louis-based SNAP. “No one who comes forward should have to fear that they are going to be ‘sued into bankruptcy.”

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Florida Bishop Blames Orlando Jihadist Massacre on Catholic ‘Contempt’ for Homosexuality

A fish always rots from the head down.

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Along comes Florida Bishop Robert Lynch to absolve Islamic Jihadist ideology that threatens our public safety, and endeavors to force terror and subjugation among us.

Lynch stated in a blog post “that Catholicism “targets” and “often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people.” The seed of contempt, he said, turns into hatred, “which can ultimately lead to violence.” Unless this attitude changes, he states, “we can expect more Orlandos.””

Islamic Jihadist terror was responsible for the deadliest mass shooting on American soil at the Pulse Nightclub when Omar Mateen pledged his allegiance to ISIS and gunned down his victims, not Catholicism.

Jihad Watch has been reporting on radicalized mosques and Islamic Societies nearby, and exposing the disdain and calls for violence against homosexuals which is rooted in traditional Islamic teachings about homosexuality.  This is why the killings of homosexuals is sanctioned in Islamic states.

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Mateen clearly had murderous tendencies as it is now reported that he threatened to bring a gun into his elementary school and kill everyone when he was only 10 years old. Omar also cheered as terrorists flew jumbo jets into the Twin Towers on 9-11, according to former classmates.  His proclivity for violence was nurtured by Islamic jihadist doctrine and counsel and ultimately found expression at the Pulse nightclub through his killing spree. Yet Bishop Lynch Robert Lynch blames the Catholic Church in its disapproval of homosexual acts for the brutal slaughter.

Faith and free speech is a human right to practice in our societies. The Catholic Church not inciting violence and hatred toward gays from the pulpits today.   Lynch is demonizing, accusing and attempting to marginalize those in the church that believe homosexuality is wrong but who have no intention or desire to bring any harm to gays; and as an opportunist, he chose the worst tragedy to drive his agenda.

To think that a man of the cloth will exonerate the evil of Islamic jihadist ideology and heap its guilt on the back of his own Church is ghastly at best.

Since Bishop Lynch parades as a Christian, he just may be interested in what Proverbs 17: 17 states (or maybe not):  “He that justifies the wicked, and he that condemns the just, even they both are an abomination to the LORD.”  Back to the secular realms now, Lynch’s view is an abomination to his faith, an abomination to society and an abomination to the truth. He has earned a place on the elite list of useful idiots.

 

“Florida Bishop Blames Orlando Massacre on Catholic ‘Contempt’ for Homosexuality,” Breitbart, by Thomas D. Williams, June 14 2016:

The Catholic Bishop of St. Petersburg, Fla, has blamed Catholic disapproval of homosexual acts for the brutal slaughter of 49 people in the Pulse nightclub on Sunday.

In a blogpost Monday, Bishop Robert Lynch said that Catholicism “targets” and “often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people.” The seed of contempt, he said, turns into hatred, “which can ultimately lead to violence.” Unless this attitude changes, he states, “we can expect more Orlandos.”

In his post, the bishop made no attempt to explain how a 29-year-old Muslim who never stepped foot in a Catholic Church would have been motivated to carry out his deed by a supposed Catholic “contempt” for homosexuality.

Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, the Catholic Church teaches that homosexual acts are “intrinsically disordered” but that homosexual persons “must be accepted with respect, compassion, and sensitivity” and that every “sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided.”

It is “religion,” Lynch wrote, “including our own, which targets, mostly verbally, and also often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people. Attacks today on LGBT men and women often plant the seed of contempt, then hatred, which can ultimately lead to violence.”

Regarding the shooter’s affiliation with Islam, the bishop said that Muslims wishing to enter the country should not be treated differently than people of any other faith, which would be “un-American,” adding that there are “as many good, peace loving and God fearing Muslims to be found as Catholics or Methodists or Mormons or Seventh Day Adventists.”….

by Christine Williams | Jihad Watch

Vatileaks Scandal: Vatican properties ‘used as brothels and massage parlors where priests pay for sex,’ claims report

by Michael Day in The Independent

Vatican-owned properties in Rome are operating as seedy saunas and massage parlours where priests pay for sex, according to the latest in a series of leaked reports to embarrass the Church.

It is also claimed that Vatican officials are allowing buildings to be rented out at peppercorn rents as favours to powerful colleagues and turning a blind eye to shady property deals, as well as allowing addresses to be used as red-light establishments.

Among the properties mentioned in the document, made public by a Vatican mole, are premises in two streets close to the Italian Parliament and a solarium near Piazza Barberini, according to press reports.

One particular Vatican department, the Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, has been highlighted in the list. It owns hundreds of high-value properties in central Rome, worth hundreds of millions of euros.

Two years ago it emerged the Vatican had purchased a €23m (£16m) share of a Rome apartment block, 2 Via Carducci, which housed the Europa Multiclub, Europe’s biggest gay sauna. Tales of visiting priests were legion, and a section of the sauna’s website promoting special “bear nights” included a video of a hirsute man stripping down and changing into a priest’s outfit.

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Cardinal Bertone was also accused of using money from a charity to refurbish his penthouse (Getty)

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who held the Vatican’s purse strings under the previous Pope Emeritus Benedict, was said to have been behind the purchase of the block of flats in 2008.

It was also alleged in this month’s leaks that Cardinal Bertone used €200,000 from a medical charity to refurbish his penthouse flat. Meanwhile, sources quoted by Ansa news agency said that Pope Francis hoped to close the leak investigation and draw a line under the affair before the Vatican’s special Jubilee Year, which begins on 8 December. Some observers believe the leaks are part of a campaign to undermine his effort to reform the Curia.


Vatileaks Scandal: Vatican priest arrested in hunt for the Holy See’s enemy within

The priest at the centre of the scandal, Lucio Angel Vallejo Balda, remains a Vatican employee YouTube

by Frances d’Emilio for The Independent

A priest and a woman who had served on a financial reform commission set up by Pope Francis have been arrested in the probe of yet another leak of confidential information and documents, the Vatican said today. 

A statement from the Holy See’s press office said that Vatican prosecutors upheld the arrests of the two, who had been interrogated over the weekend. 

It identified the woman as Francesca Chaouqui and the priest as Lucio Angel Vallejo Balda. The priest is still a Vatican employee, while Chaouqui had served on a now-defunct commission that had been set up by Pope Francis in 2013 as part of his drive to reform the Holy See’s finances. 

A Vatican spokesman said Vallejo Balda was being held in a jail cell in Vatican City. Chaouqui was allowed to go free because she cooperated in the probe, the Vatican said. 

While Pope Francis is intent on modernising the Vatican and making its finances more transparent, the arrests were the latest confirmation that scandal and intrigue still swirl through the largely closed world of the tiny city-state’s bureaucracy. 

Current and past papacy efforts to clean up the Vatican have found resistance in the Holy See’s entrenched bureaucracy. 

Leaks of confidential documents from retired Pope Benedict XVI’s papers in 2012 led to the arrest and trial of a papal butler and a Vatican computer technician. 

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Francesca Chaouqui has been released from custody because she cooperated in the probe (Corbis)

“One must keep in mind that the leaking of confidential information and documents is a crime” under a law enacted in the first months of Francis’s papacy, the Vatican statement said. 

Last week, Italian news reports said the Vatican police were investigating to see who had tampered with the computer of the top Holy See’s auditor, Libero Milone, who was appointed a few months ago by Pope Francis. 

The Vatican declined to say if that incident was related to the two arrests. 

Later this week, two books by Italian journalists about the Vatican’s murky world of finances are being published, described by the Vatican as “fruit of a grave betrayal of the trust given by the Pope”. 

Without specifying if the latest arrests were linked to those books, the Vatican said Holy See prosecutors are weighing “further measures, involving, if it is the case, international cooperation”. 

Some Vatican-watchers have theorised that Benedict decided to be the first pope in hundreds of centuries to resign largely because he was dismayed by the intrigue in the Vatican, and felt that in his advancing years he wouldn’t be up to dealing with the  scandals.