It’s official: the European Union hates Jesus Christ

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One of its most celebrated artistic works, the Christ Pantocrator of the Romanesque church of Sant Martí de la Cortinada, had been chosen as one of the images of a new coin.

That was too much for the European Union and the European Central Bank, that ordered Christ removed from the coin. It could not even remain as an iconic work of art of an area that was historically poor and treasured its few artistic relics from the past – no, imagery that can be considered offensive to the “principle of neutrality in the matter of religious beliefs” is to be removed. It does not matter, apparently, that the image is in the heart of the self-understanding of a people, and of all peoples of Europe.

Now, just a bell tower will remain; bell towers are probably not religious enough… The tiny nation that has a Bishop as one of its heads of State could not resist the orders, as Slovakia successfully did in defense of the sainthood of Saints Cyril and Methodius in a commemorative coin.

See the proposed coin

Editor’s note: The bell tower motif was probably approved because it resembles a Muslim minaret.

IPPF – International Planned Parenthood Federation: Mr. Borg is Catholic, and we don’t like Catholics.

IPPF is notorious for making a living by providing abortion services on an industrial scale as a part of government funded “development aid” policies, spending taxpayers’ money to eradicate the poor (rather than eradicating poverty).

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The European Union, established for economic purposes, has, over the years, become clearly anti-Catholic…

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The terms “Vatican state” and “Holy See” are often used interchangeably, but they are very different things.

According to international law and diplomatic custom, it is the Holy See and not the Vatican city-state that is the recognized “legal personality” of the worldwide pastoral ministry of the bishop of Rome as head of the Catholic Church. Therefore, the Holy See existed for centuries as a diplomatic entity before the creation of the Vatican city-state in 1929.

And it is the Holy See, not the Vatican city-state, which exchanges diplomatic representations with 179 countries and is also represented at many intergovernmental bodies, including the European Union and the United Nations.

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Visiting the Vatican? Carry no more than $13,999.99 in cash!


VATICAN CITY — The Vatican issued a new rule Friday requiring anyone bringing $14,000 or more into Vatican City to declare it, the latest initiative by the Holy See to come into compliance with international finance norms.

The rule was introduced the same day the Holy See’s broader anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regulations went into effect, including the creation of a new financial watchdog agency tasked with ensuring transparency in Vatican finances.

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European Union totally fails to enforce CO2 emissions limits

Where is Al Gore when we really need him?

Does this mean that the world’s carbon credits have already been totally used up … for the next 112 years?

Why aren’t the eco-pagans screaming about this? Could it be that they feel their “god” is already far too angry?

Perhaps another naked assault by Rahm Emanuel would finally bring things under control?

And why have Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi remained totally silent on this issue?

Feminism’s “Gendercide”

Feminism’s “Gendercide”
By Joseph Meaney

Wondrous news! The mainstream media and even the United Nations have “discovered” the 30 year old crisis of “missing girls.” The Economist (the recent edition entitled, “Gendercide”) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) came out with the “news” that over 100 million girls and women that should be alive are not.

The culprits are parents who want to have sons only and use sonograms to identify the sex of their child in the womb. The end result is millions of sex-selection abortions of unwanted girls every year.

Pro-lifers have denounced this “slaughter of Eve” in the strongest terms for some time now. It is undoubtedly the greatest campaign of deadly discrimination against women in history. Incredibly, with few exceptions, the problem of sex-selection abortion is steadily worsening in Asia and around the world!

Shockingly, The Economist’s recommended solution is more feminism: more propaganda from the same folks who brought you abortion, but this time directed toward somehow improving the public image of women and daughters. Basically, they are saying that a big PR blitz is needed to highlight the positive contributions of women to society.

Of course, any society that does not value female children or women in general, as much as men, is in serious need of a change of heart on the subject. Can anyone take seriously, however, the proposition that those who trumpet abortion as a paramount right of women are the best ones to lead us in recovering a sense of the dignity of womanhood?

The Economist points approvingly to modernization and societies which have abortion on demand but no sex-selection abortion crisis. Putting aside the fact they acknowledge that Chinese and Japanese-Americans are having recourse to sex-selection abortions, these same “progressive” societies have embraced myriad other assaults on female dignity: pornography, contraception, “sex education” which teaches the objectification of the human person, and so on.

If they are seriously proposing that the solution to the eradication of women in the developing world is a more complete embrace of the very ideology that has so obviously harmed women and men, then we must point out the absurdity of this view as many times as it takes to sink in.

Radical feminists willingly sacrifice the health and lives of mothers on the altar of abortion-on-demand. It is only one step further to stand by while unborn girls are killed for the “crime” of being female. Some “pro-choice” feminists are understandably uncomfortable with this, but they are trapped by their sinister ideology which affirms that no one can tell anyone else their “choice” to abort is wrong.

A turning point in my pro-life education regarding so-called “women’s rights” organizations came while attending a March 2007 meeting deep in the bowels of the United Nations headquarters in New York. South Korea’s government proposed that the full assembly of the UN Commission on the Status of Women adopt a resolution to condemn sex-selection abortion. The vast majority of international delegations were initially favorable to this proposal; then the feminists unleashed their fury.

The self-proclaimed “defenders of women” lobbied hard and successfully to have the European Union and others abandon preborn girls to their fate and kill the largely symbolic UN resolution. Their logic was essentially this: If we accept that some abortions must be stopped, then all abortions are in danger, and our goal is to spread, not limit, abortion.

The way to end sex-selection abortion is to convince the world of the truth about the human person. All children are created in the very image of God, and as such have profound dignity and a right to life regardless of what doctors, parents, society or the State “choose.” No PR campaign can compare with this Natural Law standard when it comes to protecting the lives of unborn girls.

The lie that these feminist hypocrites are defending women or girls must be exposed and denounced in the strongest possible ways. They are defending abortion, period. They are not part of the solution – they are part of the problem – and millions of girls’ (and boys’) lives are being snuffed out every year because of them.