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Tuesday, January 09, 2018

the crunch question

Question: Of the 1.72 billion abortions of unborn children now believed to have taken place worldwide in the past forty years, how many have involved the loss to humanity of a Shakespeare, a Moses, an Isaac Newton, a Jane Austen, a Pope John Paul The Great, a Benazir Bhutto, a Vincent Van Gogh, a Natasha Khan, an Eric Satie, a Daniel O'Connell, a Geronimo, a Queen Elizabeth, a Mahatma Gandhi, a Saint Mother Teresa Of Calcutta, a Lao Tzu, a Nabeel Qureshi, a Mick O'Dwyer, a Jerzy Popieluszko, a Beethoven, an Abe Lincoln, a Dark Lady of the Costa Cafe in Smithfield, a William Blake, a Mariam Baouardy, a David Berlinski, a Miguel De Cervantes, an Ennio Morricone, a Quanah, a Thomas Aquinas, a Morgan Tsvangirai, a Joan Of Arc, an Alexander Solzhenitsyn, a Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, a Kateri Tekekwitha, a Tolstoy, a Gabriel Faure, a Saint Augustine of Hippo, a Henry Ford, a Muhammad Ibn Musa Al Khwarizmi, a Florence Nightingale, a Churchill, a Ludovico Einaudi, a Pocahontas, a Father Ragheed Aziz Ghani, a Richmal Crompton, an Enid Blyton, a PG Wodehouse, an Aung San Suu Kyi, a Maria Callas, a CS Lewis, a Margaret Thatcher, an Arno Penzias, a John Carpenter, a Woody Allen, a David Ben Gurion, or a Jesus?

Answer: 1.72 billion of them.

Monday, January 08, 2018

magnificent flotilla manoeuvring in time

The Catholic Church is a fleet of ships.
The flag ship of the fleet is the Papacy, that is to say the person and office of the Pope in Rome and his government in the Vatican.
The ships are bringing the treasure of God's glory, a cargo of truth, love, and liberation, across the ocean of time to humanity.
There are other fleets sailing with us.
The ships of the Maronite Church in Lebanon and the Chaldean Church in Iraq are in close formation with ours along with the Armenians and several other equally ancient Churches.
We are as one.
The ships of many Protestant Churches have at times clashed with ours but in the mystical sense many Protestants are our allies and also sail in formation with us.
Protestants have taught us much about love for the word of God. American Protestants have given heroic witness in defending the sanctity of life of the unborn child. There are many Protestants whose joy in church is a banner of light for all believers.
The ships of the Orthodox Churches of the East present a wondrous array in history and eternity in a fleet as beautiful and fearless as our own.
They too are close to us.
The ships of Israel are on the same sea and have been on it far longer than any of us, and we share a common destination with them.
We regard the Jewish people as our fathers and mothers in faith.
To them belong the promise and the patriarchs.
We rejoice in the prophecy that at the time of the end, ten men of every nation will pluck a Jew by the sleeve and say: "Tell us about God because we know God is with you."
We recall the mystic truth that God has made himself known to all humanity through the Jews.
That is why the devil has sought to destroy them so avidly in every era.
He will not succeed.
These glorious and splendidly massed fleets present a wondrous array upon the currents of the cosmos.
And what of the serried battleships of the Mohammedans?
Will they too one day sail with us?
I have found it difficult to imagine this.
But what is impossible for man is not impossible for God.
In our 2000 year voyage sometimes the flag ship of the Catholic Church has been poorly led or corruptly led.
It requires wisdom to address such things since the flag ship is leading the whole fleet and many other fleets, and is a guide and lode star for yet more unseen and undreamed of fleets upon the ocean of time.
Every unholy slaughterous communist, nazi, jihadi, freemason, or devil worshipper who ever lived has sought to interdict the treasure of God's truth from reaching humanity by hijacking or sinking the flag ship of the Catholic Church which is the Papacy or by scattering and separating the other ships from it.
We don't want to help them in their satanic attacks.
We must not inadvertently divide the fleet through our juvenile short sightedness or our egotistical rancour or our frivolous disagreements or our limited intellects.
The flag ship of the Catholic Church is a symbol in many lands, in many times and to many beleagured and free peoples.
The Catholic Church seeks to be aware of all these as she makes her decisions and to keep them all in mind as she plots her course.
The flag ship of the Catholic Church continues to be a much sought after prize for the enemies of truth.
Even someone like me who believes the present Pope the man once known as Jorge Bergoglio and now styled Pope Francis, is a usurper occupying a place that is not his, even I, I do not brook mutiny lightly.
If the Papacy sinks, then the other ships of the fleet may easily be dispersed and hunted to destruction one by one on the ocean of time.
There is a lot at stake.