Seen on the web : Liberation theology and the Jesuits have wreaked havoc on the Church in much of Latin America.

Penguins Fan on Wednesday, December 18, A.D. 2013 at 5:22pm

…Jorge Bergoglio shows many of the symptoms so clearly exposed in Mario Vargas Llosa’s book, The Guide to the Latin American Idiot. Vargas Llosa is from Peru, however, Vargas Llosa has an extensive knowledge of all Latin American countries. Vargas Llosa skewers the pseudo-intellects that blame the United States and/or capitalism for their problems and embrace liberation theology or Marxism or caudillos (Chavez, Peron, Castro) for their solutions. These pseudo-intellects can be found in Latin American higher education, politics and especially the Catholic Church. This bunch has a tenuous grasp on reality – if they have one at all.

Pope Francis is a man who, his personal orthodoxy notwithstanding, has shown little understanding of the Catholic Church or the world outside of his archdiocese. His off the cuff comments about almost any subject show little insight or research and lots of uninformed opinion. He has also shown that he is a man not to be crossed.

My wife is from Colombia. She learned her Catholicism from Jesuits. My Catholic instruction as a child was shallow and minimal. Hers was often just plain wrong. One of the authors she was encouraged to read was Anthony DiMello, a former Jesuit priest, whose writings were censured in no uncertain terms by Cardinal Ratzinger. Liberation theology and the Jesuits have wreaked havoc on the Church in much of Latin America.

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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY TO TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO PROMOTE, PROTECT OBAMACARE-COVERED ABORTIONS

The course, “Regulatory Advocacy: Women and the Affordable Care Act,” is set to be taught at Georgetown Law, and it has upset staunch Catholics, according to The Cardinal Newman Society, which first reported on the new academic offering.

“We have long warned about Georgetown scandals that undermine the Church’s strong defense of innocent life,” Patrick Reilly, society president, told Catholic Education Daily. “But here students are being required to work for a pro-abortion lobby, making America’s oldest Catholic university an active agent of the culture of death.”

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Submitted by Mark H.

Standard issue Jesuit revolutionary propaganda?

… Bergoglio/Francis’s attacks on “triumphalism” are nothing new. As with almost everything else that comes down from his warped Modernist mind and out of his mouth or onto a computer keyboard, Bergoglio/Francis’s screeds about traditionally-minded Catholics are simply standard issue Jesuit revolutionary propaganda that was minted in the late-1960s and popularized in the 1970s before the “cold chill” from in from the “Polish ‘pope'” who, they believed, wanted to “stifle” theological discussion and academic freedom.

An inquiring mind, though, could ask the following questions of Jorge Mario Bergoglio/Francis about his triumphalist straw men.

First, Jorge, identify just one of these triumphalists. Just one. Name names. Be specific.

Second, name the speeches and identify the liturgy and the pastoral theology that supposedly prove your claim that triumphalists do not “believe in the Risen Jesus.”

Third, do you believe in the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary?

Fourth, do you believe in the Triumph of the Social Reign of Christ the King?

Fifth, if not, do you mean to condemn those who adhere to the immutable truths contained in the Sacred Deposit of Faith and who defend the beauty of the Immemorial Mass of Tradition for the honor and glory that it gives to the Most Blessed Trinity in a fitting, reverent and, just by the way, valid and thus sacramentally fruitful unbloody perpetuation or re-presentation of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ’s offering of Himself on the wood of the Holy Cross to His Co-Equal and Co-Eternal God the Father in Spirit and in Truth?

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Editor’s note: This article was posted on a noted sedavacantist website, but the writer makes points worth considering. There’s more – but I warn you – it is blunt and not at all flattering or respectful.

I’m posting this because it’s important to realize that we Catholics have heard and seen all this before – in the bad old days of the late ’60’s and 70’s – as the Catholic Church was being violently deconstructed, right before our eyes.

It’s time we Catholics quit tolerating the shameful antics of highly placed heretics, since at least some of us are indeed capable of discerning the difference between fakers presenting cleverly crafted bundles of lies and authentic men of God teaching Catholic truth.

One more thing: Beware of any Catholic cleric making use of the word “pastoral” – which has become the “phony”  justification and “catch-all” excuse for the many failings and shortcomings of those who have been running the Catholic Church into the ground, for the past 50 years. 

The exclusive interview with Pope Francis – one Jesuit to another

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“But I am always wary of decisions made hastily. I am always wary of the first decision, that is, the first thing that comes to my mind if I have to make a decision. This is usually the wrong thing. I have to wait and assess, looking deep into myself, taking the necessary time. The wisdom of discernment redeems the necessary ambiguity of life and helps us find the most appropriate means, which do not always coincide with what looks great and strong.”

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Editor’s note: This is the interview that will generate a “mother lode” of media comments – mostly wrong. Better to read it yourself.

Jesuits: Worshiping human reason, instead of the God who became human, for us?

St Ignatius and his Company of Jesus did extraordinary things for evangelisation following their foundation but their disdain for Liturgy has introduced a fault line into Western Christianity that has deeply wounded our intellectual life and it looks as if it is to continue.

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“Change” has come to the Vatican

The Argentine-born pontiff offered the encouragement for renewal in a homily during Mass Saturday at the Vatican City hotel where he lives. Francis told Catholics ”not to be afraid of renewing some structures” to accord with ”the places, the times” and the people, but he didn’t specify what needed to be changed.

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Editor’s note: Here we have the new Pontiff channeling Barack Obama, instead of the Holy Spirit. Evidently, liberals and Jesuits think alike. 

Homoheresy in the Catholic Church

The most open revolt against the Pope and the Church is headed by some Jesuits in the United States, who openly oppose them and announce that despite the above decisions, they will keep admitting homosexually-oriented seminarians, who are, indeed, especially welcome[26].

They have a long tradition in that vein, for years being the mainstay of homoideology and homoheresy. They take many views of the heretical moral theologian, ex-priest Charles Curran, for their own. They are also under the overwhelming influence of their former fellow friar, F. John McNeill SJ, who founded the pro-homosexual movement called Dignity, and published a book entitled The Church and the Homosexual, where he explicitly rejects the teaching of the Church and adopts homoideology.

The book was given animprimatur by his provincial from New York, and has been republished several times despite being banned by the Vatican. This way, it has become a homosexual bible for many American Jesuits.

McNeill seems to mean more for them than Jesus or Saint Paul, much less the Pope[27]. The Theological Studies and America papers they publish still uphold and promote pro-homosexual ideas. Consequently, it is estimated they have achieved the highest saturation with homosexuals, way above 30 percent. Gays feel more comfortable with them than ever, while other priests find the specific atmosphere less and less bearable[28].

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Washington Archdiocese “disappointed” by Sebelius’ Georgetown invitation.

“Georgetown University’s response to the commencement speaker decision is disappointing, but not surprising,” the archdiocesan paper said. “When the vision guiding university choices does not clearly reflect the light of the Gospel and authentic Catholic teaching, there are, of course, disappointing results.”

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Editor’s note: I was recently disappointed when the quarter pounder with cheese I ordered was delivered cold.

Where’s the justifiable outrage and fiery response to this deliberate and flagrant Jesuit disobedience and our government’s unconstitutional overreach?

The Cardinal has the power to bring these out of control Jesuits up on charges, before the Vatican. Instead, he’s content to be merely disappointed … and leave it at that.

Is somebody putting salt peter into the coffee at the Archdiocese, or are they merely offering this luke-warm response in order to placate those who still remember how the Archdiocese wimped out and failed to support their priest, after the recent sacrilegious, Buddhist, lesbian communion affair?

Jesuit Catholic University Invites Satan to Give Commencement Speech

Merely Seeking Common Ground:
Like Obama, Sebelius, Pelosi … and Death
Satan is misunderstood by many …
especially today’s college students

…Fr. Despereaux, in comments made to the Daily Sham, SSU’s student newspaper, said that having Satan on campus gives bold witness to a central Jesuit principle that God can be found in all things. “The continuing politicization of the faith indicates just how important it is for us to build bridges,” Fr. Despereaux said. “Our whole mission as a university is to bring people together. Satan is badly misunderstood by many people, & we hope to show our graduates that stereotypes, & the hatred they engender, have no place on a Jesuit campus. As Catholics we are to hate hate.”

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Writer claims end of the world guy (Mr. Camping) got his idea from (gasp) a Jesuit!

The modern interpretation of the prophecies in Daniel and Revelation is that they are coded references to contemporary politics and all the tyrants, harlots and horned beasts in them are long since forgotten dust. But prophecy is much more fun. By close study of the Book of Daniel, the Spanish Jesuit Francisco Ribera further invented the doctrine of the Rapture. This breaks the last judgment into two parts – first the real Christians are swept up into heaven, then the bad stuff happens to the rest of us.

Since this was a Jesuit doctrine, it was completely unacceptable to Protestants until the 19th century, when it was republished by another Jesuit, writing pseudonymously as a rabbi. From Jewish sources, it made perfect sense to Edward Irving, a fashionable Scottish preacher in London in the 1820s. By the 1830s his congregation was speaking tongues and prophesying and claiming miraculous healings, like an early version of Holy Trinity Brompton.

From there the doctrine crossed the Atlantic. William Miller, a Baptist minister in upstate New York, decided that when the Book of Daniel said “Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed”, it obviously meant 2,300 years; and by “the sanctuary being cleansed” it obviously meant the return of Jesus: all he had to do was to establish the date from which Daniel was counting, and all would be ready.

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Editor’s note: Based on the plethora of recent news stories about apostate Jesuits from all around the world, I’ve come to a “working conclusion” that when the prophesied Anti-Christ is truly revealed, he will very likely be a Jesuit.

Ditzy student reports: “I’ve found that Loyola’s moral landscape of traditional Catholic ideas is more limiting than I once thought.”

Writing an opinion piece for The Loyola Phoenix, a professed agnostic student discusses her disillusionment with Jesuit Loyola University of Chicago.

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Editor’s note: Let that be a lesson to you! (No extra charge.)

PBS “Frontline” to document Jesuit clergy abuse aftermath in Alaska

The show, titled “The Silence,” investigates the sexual abuse by Catholic and Jesuit personnel in a region that today wrestles with alcohol abuse, suicide and domestic violence.

Through the voice of victims, the documentary tells the story of routine sexual abuse of Alaska Native children in St. Michael and other villages in the 1960s and ’70s. The crime was kept secret for a generation and initially denied by the church as victims began to come forward in lawsuits in the mid-2000s.

The PBS show bookends earlier news reports on survivor’s stories by following church officials back to St. Michael for a series of court-mandated meetings between Kettler, victims and their families.

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Editor’s note: The documentary is scheduled to air on April 19. Check your local listings for times.

Jesuit “Seamless Garment” scandal brewing as Catholic Seattle University teams up with Planned Parenthood.

Seattle University, a Jesuit Catholic university, is being targeted over its relationship with Planned Parenthood.

The school, which was founded in 1891, is engaging in a relationship with Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion organizations in a way that is entirely inappropriate for a Catholic institution, says Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS).

“Students are actually being referred to Planned Parenthood for so-called ‘sexual health issues’ which, as we know, Planned Parenthood performs nearly a third of the abortions in the United States,” says Reilly. “And promoting internships with Planned Parenthood — encouraging students to get involved with organizations like the National Organization for Women and other pro-abortion organizations.”

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Editor’s note: Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain’s office has been made aware of, and has acknowledged the problem, but as of this writing, Seattle University’s College of Arts and Sciences is still advertising the availability of Planned Parenthood of Western Washington student internships.

Pope lets the fox into the henhouse. Tasks Jesuits with job of priestly formation.

Father Nicholas told the provincials that the Vatican has also entrusted to the Jesuits several formation institutes to teach theology. The Jesuit superior general said Pope Benedict XVI sought the help of the Society of Jesus for the integrated formation of priests and stressed the need for a radical change in priestly formation, during a “one-on-one” meeting he had with the Pope.

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Extensive Information about Catholic Religious Orders and Communities


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from the Blessed Virgin Mary

In response to a recent inquiry, I decided to post this link to a site dedicated to providing information about the many (and there ARE many) Catholic Religious Orders and Communities.

Don’t miss the related section on vocational books and publications, many of which are available for free.

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Thanks to Brian, for the question


Seen on the web: Comments about the Jesuits and their checkered history

In 1773, the pope states that they were incorrigible and lists all the ways they damaged the Church from the beginning. Their ‘permanent suppression’ was ‘lifted.’ Yet, a mere 70 years later, their continuing damage to the Catholic Church ways were again exposed in their promotion of evolution in the hoax of Piltdown Man. People blame one man, Teilhard de Chardin, for the hoax, but it was not only him — several other Jesuits fostered that hoax. For all intents and purposes, ‘Piltdown Man’ was not a hoax fostered by one Jesuit, or even by some Jesuits, but by the Jesuit order itself, as evidenced by the fact that their superiors never defrocked, suspended, censured or even scolded the Jesuits personally involved in the hoax that caused so much damage to the Church.

If I were to follow the letter of the law as set down by Clement XIV, I would have to say that despite what Pius VII tried to do in 1814, I am not obliged to acknowledge that a Jesuit order or Jesuit priests exist today. Frankly, the faith of the people would be more intact had they taken this view after 1814.

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Seen on the web: Evidently, a few good Catholic Jesuits still remain

Posted By Liam | Saturday, June 26, 2010 09:31:35 AM

In 2007 I was in the neighborhood. Through volunteer work with New York Cares I found myself in the basement of the Church of St Francis Xavier one Sunday morning preparing food for a portion of Manhattan’s hungry, and, lo and behold, caught a glimpse of that good fellow Jesus. Shortly thereafter I saw him again in the upper room (Xavier’s Mary Chapel), somewhere in the warmth of the small group of parishioners gathered for 7:45 a.m. weekday Mass, in Fr George’s sharing of Arrupe’s prayer, ”Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything” and of Rahner’s understanding of the fundamental option, somewhere also in Fr Rocco’s dynamic preaching, and later still in the quizzical air of Fr Peter’s narrow-eyed response to my desire to confess and live as a Catholic: ”Well, how evil have you been?” You must watch out for these Jesuits. You see, they will help reel you in from the deep and plant you in a new field, and in Xavier’s case, plant you in very good company.

Seen on the web: Plenty of blame to go around for abortion

“One must remember that problems within the Church laity have their roots in those within the clergy.

A crew of Jesuit intellectuals devised the “I’m personally opposed but” mantra which was picked up by the Kennedys and Mario Cuomo in the ’70’s and several years later in a speech at Fordham University, Chicago’s prelate and hierarchal prince, Joseph Bernadin minimized oppostion to pre-natal infanticide with his “Seamless garment” rationale (which was meant to defuse anti-abortion activity by New York’s John O’Connor.

This also gave a cover for Democratic Catholics who switched sides in droves to avail themselves of Planned Parenthood and Emily’s List Funding.

Here in Arizona, the Diocese’s then Legislative Liasion would lecture out raged pro-life legislators that they were no morally better since they opposed public welfare programs and progressive taxation.

Rome should clean up the problem at its source, but it seems that doctrinal discipline went out the window after 1958.”

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Radical Catholic Feminist Theologian still dead after three days

The Globe finds it “remarkable in hindsight that she taught at a Catholic university for more than 30 years.” That begs the question of whether Boston College is either a university (it calls itself a “college,” after all) or Catholic. Because the Jesuits at BC are not “into” cashiering a theologian who describes herself as a “radical lesbian feminist.” They are more likely to force out someone who faithfully upholds and proclaims unaltered the doctrines and creeds of the “One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church” that have come to us from Christ through the Apostles. That is exactly what happened more than 60 years ago when four BC professors who insisted on defending and proclaiming the dogma “Outside the Church There is No Salvation” were shown the door at broadminded, ecumenical Boston College. That started the theological battle that brought about the silencing and even the bogus “excommunication” of Father Leonard Feeney, a Jesuit who defended the fired professors and forced Archbishop and later Cardinal Cushing to take a stand on the controversy. That Cushing did, by putting Father Feeney and the Saint Benedict Center, where he lived and taught, under interdict and eventually driving them out of the diocese.

Now one can choose between the vision and dogma of Father Feeney and the crusade of Saint Benedict Center and the vision of the feminist dogma of Mary Daly. The difference is that one has the weight of history and church tradition behind it and the doctrine in question has been dogmatically proclaimed by three popes and two councils of the Roman Catholic Church. The radical feminism of Daly has no such pedigree to recommend it. Guess which one Boston College has chosen, again and again and again. The same one the Boston Globe has chosen, again and again and again.

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More Jesuit Wackyness in San Francisco

On November 3, 2008, the online newsletter of the Jesuit California province announced the opening of an art gallery in the eastern alcove of St. Ignatius Church in San Francisco.

Said the newsletter, “St. Ignatius Church, a Jesuit parish in San Francisco, celebrated the opening of its new Manresa Gallery on September 18. Formed by four interior alcoves, which previously housed confessional boxes, the gallery is a permanent testament to St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Composition of Place… In keeping with Ignatius’ understanding that his Constitutions or governing rules for Jesuits would include old principles and new ones, the gallery’s philosophy is to include both traditional religious works and contemporary art in a series of changing exhibitions. Commissioned pieces will enhance the dialogue that take places on a larger scale within the ritual space of the church. Manresa Gallery is open on Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. and by appointment.” The article was written by James R. Blaettler, S.J., Associate Pastor of St. Ignatius.

A few weeks ago, I decided to go to St. Ignatius to take a look for myself. While the museum was closed, I was able to look through the windows to get a glimpse of what’s inside. It was a surprising experience to find an art gallery inside a Catholic Church. It became even stranger when the art displayed was not Christian, but pagan.

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