Is Pope Francis Trying to Destroy Western Christian Civilisation? Really?editor
From The Denziger-Bergoglio blog:
Francis’ universal prayer intention for the month of July is:
“That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect” (Vatican Radio, July 6, 2016).
The intention for evangelization is: That the Church in Latin America and the Caribbean, by means of her mission to the continent, may announce the Gospel with renewed vigor and enthusiasm. (Zenit, July 7, 2016)
These intentions proposed by Francis during the month of July warrant commentary.
In reflecting upon prayer, we recall the Gospels narrations of the numerous occasions when Jesus prayed, and especially, the mandate that he gave us to pray with the seven petitions of the Lord’s Prayer, the prayer par excellence. After all, true prayer is praying as Jesus did, and in keeping with what he taught.
For, as Saint Augustine amply teaches, “if we pray rightly, and as becomes our wants, we say nothing but what is already contained in the Lord’s Prayer. And whoever says in prayer anything which cannot find its place in that gospel prayer, is praying in a way which, if it be not unlawful, is at least not spiritual; and I know not how carnal prayers can be lawful, since it becomes those who are born again by the Spirit to pray in no other way than spiritually.” And after a long list of examples, the same Doctor of the Church ends: “And if you go over all the words of holy prayers, you will, I believe, find nothing which cannot be comprised and summed up in the petitions of the Lord’s Prayer. Wherefore, in praying, we are free to use different words to any extent, but we must ask the same things; in this we have no choice” (Saint Augustine, Epistle 130, no.12/22).
Of course, these seven primordial petitions in the Lord’s Prayer may be spread out into many others…however, that “indigenous people be shown due respect” is a prayer intention which seems to stray completely off-track, above all coming from the Chair of Peter. And it is dangerously mistaken in what it insinuates…
The indigenous girl with the defiant attitude at the microphone is, in reality, a mediocre actress wearing television studio make-up. And some of the images of the so-called native peoples portray shocking barbarism or sensuality. Francis calls for respect for their ways of life and threatened traditions, presenting these aberrant figures of doubtful authenticity as models.
Respect what traditions? Cannibalism, polygamy, incest, idolatry and Satanism? He does not come right out and say it, but subliminally insinuates. It appears that Bergoglio professes belief in an immaculate conception of these poor individuals, among whom the light of the Gospel has not yet shone in its full splendor.
While Francis goes about destroying century-old catholic traditions in protocols, liturgies and customs that developed within the light of the Gospel, he wishes to indiscriminately save all pagan traditions – traditions which gradually would die off by their own inglorious dynamism.
Why should a specific culture or tradition be saved? We know that the Church is immortal; but wedon’t confess the belief that the indigenous peoples are or should also be. In Noah’s time, the survival of those peoples’ way of life of was not in God’s intentions, nor those of his prophet…
These life-savers that the Bishop of Rome continually throws to these poor people, besides being anti-Christian, are also contradictory, since his policy of welcoming refugees into Europe — at any price and without discernment — leads to a renunciation of the western Christian identity of countries clearly at risk of succumbing to the avalanche of fanatical Muslim barbarity. This factor doesn’t seem to bother Francis, but rather appears to spur him on, as the Denzinger-Bergogolio has already pointed out in one of its studies (Note of Dz-B_EN: see here)
In Evangelii Gaudium, Francis encourages Europeans to not be afraid of losing their own culture:
“Migrants present a particular challenge for me, since I am the pastor of a Church without frontiers, a Church which considers herself mother to all. For this reason, I exhort all countries to a generous openness which, rather than fearing the loss of local identity, will prove capable of creating new forms of cultural synthesis.” (Apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, no. 210, November 24, 2013)
Why does Francis want “new forms of cultural synthesis” only for the Christian European peoples? Are the indigenous peoples perhaps a superior race that may not undergo any kind of “cultural synthesis”? Or it is perhaps because such “cultural synthesis” allows Francis to do away with the remains of Western Christian civilization? Read entire article from The Denzinger-Bergoglio here
That indigenous peoples, whose identity and very existence are threatened, will be shown due respect”
Perhaps he means the British, French, Germans etc?
No. Thought not.
Let’s just hope Pope Francis doesn’t decide to support traditional Scots culture. Seeing him in a kilt might top the red nose and the fireman’s hat, but,even so… no thanks!
Och*, the kilt wouldn’t bother him, but the haggis?
* d’ye like me Scottish accent????
I LOVE your Scottish accent! Except “wouldn’t” should be “wouldnae”
Never mind. You’re getting there. Which is more than can be said for Papa Francis, who seems to be getting more and more remote (from theological reality) by the nano-second. It’s getting to the stage where he wouldnae recognise a Catholic teaching if it came to him on a plate with haggis and neeps marked “A Catholic teaching”…
Here… this confusion-ology is catching!
I have long felt that the feathered head-dress eclipsed the fireman’s helmet and as such has thus far been the Pope’s piece de resistance in “head wear”.
However, nothing beats the red clowns nose he wore in conjunction with his Papal robes that time. Likely quite a calculated move, as part of efforts to change the perception of the Papacy, it is ironic that the legacy of this display will say far more about Jorge than the Petrine Office.
“… nothing beats the red clown’s nose…”
Oh, I don’t know – I think he looks quite fetching in this outfit…
Signed: Sara Kastic…(Mzzzzzz)
It seems we’ve reached the point where the road to hell is paved with Francis’ intentions.
But, like a true Modernist, his evangelization intention directly contradicts his universal intention. How does one “announce the Gospel” while showing “due respect” to natives who worship devils? In the same way, I suppose, that the Conciliar Popes occasionally correct the errors of wayward clergy and theologians with tepid written statements, yet fail to follow up their “corrections” with disciplinary action.
In other words, the truth is just one option among many, and we get to choose according to our own consciences.
Yep. Makes you wonder if he’s actually a Christian, doesn’t it?
You’re still wondering? Never mind, you’re quick at picking up “foreign” (!) accents, so all is not lost… 😀
Despite the fact that the Church can’t be destroyed, he’s certainly trying to change it…..or perhaps he’s (helped by his Bampot Brigade) trying to form his own church using the trappings of Holy Mother Church as camouflage.
Here are two examples, this one showing the mockery of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass:
and this one which is self explanatory:
Cardinal Schoenborn is to go to the CDF”
The Gloria TV link below confirms our worst fears.
Methinks there’s much worse ahead…..
WOW! Gerontius – I’d have missed that Remnant piece on the ‘Cardinals from outer pace’ and all I can say is, with all due respect to their “office” – what idiots!
And these nuts have the sheer nerve to go all superior on us when they are talking about the (non-existent) SSPX “schism”.
Honestly, you just have to laugh. Otherwise, it’s “funny farm, here I come”!
Well, IMHO this is another example of the Pope sailing close to the wind re the First Commandment.
You can say that again. Sailing close to the wind, I mean…
Unfortunately, by encouraging pagans to think they are spiritually safe, the Pope displays a certain arrogance which, thanks to your nautical reference reminds me of the following story…
An arrogant sea captain was forced to see a psychiatrist by order of the
commodore. As soon as the captain became comfortable on the couch, the psychiatrist began the session by asking the captain, “Why don’t you start at the beginning?” The captain said: “Okay. In the beginning I created heaven and the earth…”
I’d say that illustrates my point perfectly, so I’m off pubbing and clubbing!
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