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The “REVOLUTION” of the Antichrist at work in the world

By Christopher M. Quigley

Excerpts:

“Father Seraphim Rose (Eugene Rose):

His Life and Works.”

(By Hieromonk Damascene)

Despite the intellectual elitism of his youth, Eugene was the first to admit that everything he had ever learned with his mind meant nothing beside true wisdom. What he called the “vision of the nature of things.” “The nature of things is non-intellectible in essence, can never be known by the intellect ,” he said, “it was Rene Gueron who taught me to seek and love the Truth above all else, and to be unsatisfied with anything else.”

 

Gueron believed that intellectual elite was needed to restore meta-physical knowledge to the West. In his writings Eugene found things he had always felt without being able to understand, having never had a clear perspective on them. He had always felt that there was something wrong with the modern world; but since that was the only world he had known, he had had nothing by which to judge the matter; and had thus been inclined to think that there was something wrong with himself. Gueron taught him that it was in fact not him, but the modern world that was abnormal……. In essence, Gueron convinced him that the upholding of ancient tradition was valid, and not just a sign of becoming unenlightened, as the modernists would claim. Whereas the modern mentality viewed all things in terms of historical progress, Gueron viewed them in terms of historical disintegration……. Without a traditional worldview to bring all into a coherent whole, modern life becomes fragmented, disordered,

confused, and accordingly the modern world heads towards a catastrophe.

 

In his book “The Reign of Quantity and the Signs of the Times,” Gueron explained how the elimination of traditional spiritual principles had led to a drastic degeneration of humanity. He showed how modern science, with its tendency to reduce everything to an exclusively quantitative level, has corrupted man’s conception of true knowledge and confined his vision to what is temporal and material. In his journal Eugene wrote: “our age has been taught to believe in nothing higher than the human mind, and in the ideas of the mind; that is why the conflicts of our day are “ideological” and why TRUTH is not in them for truth is only in living communion with Christ; apart from him there is no life, no TRUTH.”

 

In his writing, Eugene wanted to do more than confirm his new-found faith. His conversion (to Orthodoxy) was not only a finding of the truth, but also an emerging out of untruth. He came from a society built upon apostasy, the historical “stepping away” from the revelation of Christ the God-man. As a result of this apostasy, he saw everywhere signs of the deterioration of culture; of humanity reverting to a kind of “sub-humanity,” of noble values being replaced by crude materialistic ones….

 

Eugene, then. did not deny the truth contained in non-Christian religions; he only indicated its incompleteness. He took a similar approach when comparing Orthodoxy to Roman Catholicism: “the Catholic Church, however much it has capitulated – and continues to capitulate – to the modernist mentality, has remained in contact with the Truth…. But what has been transmitted with imperfect understanding in the Catholic Church has been transmitted in full by the Orthodox East, which has even to the present day preserved intact that whole truth from the fullness of which the Catholic West departed in schism nearly a millennium ago….. Orthodoxy has preserved the authentic mystical Christian tradition…. Modernism, indeed, was no sudden arbitrary movement, but had roots that reach far into the character of Western European man. It is in the Orthodox Christian East alone then, that it is to be found the whole standard wherewith to measure the denial of Christian truth that is modernism.” ….

 

In the political sphere one wonders whether the collapse of the iron curtain and communist power in Russia and Eastern Europe correspond s to the “withering away of the nihilistic State” described by Eugene, after which there is to be a “world-order” unique in human history.  Communism has done its job: it has effectively destroyed the OLD ORDER. Now there can be an “opening up” to make way for the next stage of the nihilistic program, directed by the international forces. As Eugene wrote. “the final epoch will not, after all, be characterized by national disputes and the communist stifling of man’s spiritual needs, but by a superficial unity and a fulfilling of these needs by means of clever (untrue) substitutes.”……

 

Precisely three decades before the collapse of the Soviet Union, Eugene wrote the following words, sobering in their prophetic import: “violence and negation are, to be sure, a preliminary work; but their operation is only part of a much larger plan whose end promises to be not something better, but something incomparably worse than the age of nihilism. If in our own times there are signs that the era of violence and negation is passing, this is by no means because nihilism is being “overcome” or “outgrown,” but because its work is all but completed and its usefulness is at an end. The REVOLUTION, perhaps, begins to move out of its more violent phase and into a more “benevolent” one. Not because it has changed its will or direction, but rather because it is nearing the attainment of its ultimate goal which it has never ceased to pursue. ; fat with its success it can prepare to relax in the enjoyment of its goal.” …..

 

In 1989, during the era of glasnost and perestroika, immediately preceding the fall of the Soviet Union, General Secretary of the communist party Mikhail Gorbachev mad a revelatory statement that chillingly echoed Eugene’s predictions from the early 1960’s: “having embarked upon the road of radical reform,” Gorbachev said. “the Socialist countries are crossing the line beyond which there is no return to the past. Nevertheless, it is wrong to insist, as many in the West do, that this is the collapse of Socialism. On the contrary, it means that the Socialist process in the world will pursue its further development in a

multiplicity of forms.” (CMQ Note: Be it the European Union, The United Nations, The World Court, The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, The European Central Bank, The World Bank, The Federal Reserve and NATO).

(C) 28th. August 2012 Christopher M. Quigley. All rights reserved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARDINAL Sean Brady has suffered a new blow

Despite defending his position in the immediate aftermath of the programme, the cardinal has rarely been seen out in public since and has not been presiding at confirmation ceremonies. Dr Brady had claimed he received a lot of support from within the church to stay on in his role as Primate of All Ireland.

However, the revelation that so few priest attended the prayer meeting suggests that his analysis may not be the correct one.

The BBC documentary revealed how in the mid-1970s the then Fr Brady had been informed by 14-year-old abuse victim Brendan Boland that other children were being abused by Smyth.

full article at source: http://www.independent.ie/national-news/underfire-cardinal-suffers-snub-from-his-own-priests-3111528.html

comment:

This creep should be taken out and flogged and stripped of his vestments

Limited Hangout at the Fed vs. the Internet Reformation

 by Anthony Wile

The Federal Reserve needs more transparency, as noted in a report last week from the Government Accountability Office, a “nonpartisan” research division of Congress. But this is nothing but an elite limited hangout. In this article I’ll try to explain why.

I’ll also try to address whether or not this sort of “limited hangout” will have the desired effect on what we call the Internet Reformation. What’s happening today happened 500 years ago with the Gutenberg Press.

The Gutenberg Press allowed the printing of Bibles in vulgate, and that in turn allowed people to read the Bible (previously hand-written in Greek) and to understand what was in it.

Eventually, people discovered the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church of the day had lied about the Bible and manipulated its contents for their own gain. This in turn helped lead to a backlash against the Church, which helped foster the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, the populating of the New World, etc.

The same thing is likely happening now; the Internet is blowing up the Old World. The great families of the Anglosphere that dominated the globe so thoroughly in the 20th century are in a race against time to build global governance before the instinctual, human “hive mind” tears down all the painfully prepared constructs of international domination.

full article at source:http://www.thedailybell.com/3123/Anthony-Wile-Limited-Hangout-at-the-Fed-Vs-the-Internet-Reformation

State will not longer tolerate ‘delinquency and arrogance’ of church, says Kenny

                         

State will not longer tolerate ‘delinquency and arrogance’ of church, says  Kenny

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 – 07:13 PM

Taoiseach Enda Kenny today launched an unprecedented attack on the Vatican,  accusing Catholic hierarchy of putting the preservation of the church’s  reputation ahead of child rape victims.

In a damning assessment of Rome’s  attitude to paedophile priests, Mr Kenny claimed the latest inquiry into  clerical abuse cover-ups has exposed a dysfunctional, elite hierarchy determined  to frustrate investigations.

The Holy See was also warned that religion  does not rule Ireland.

“For the first time in Ireland, a report into  child sexual abuse exposes an attempt by the Holy See to frustrate an inquiry in  a sovereign, democratic republic as little as three years ago, not three decades  ago,” he said.

“And in doing so, the Cloyne report excavates the  dysfunction, disconnection, elitism, the narcissism that dominate the culture of  the Vatican to this day.

“The rape and torture of children were  downplayed or ‘managed’ to uphold instead, the primacy of the institution, its  power, standing and ‘reputation’.”

The Taoiseach’s attack, which opened a  special Dáil debate, followed the publication last week of the fourth major  report in six years into the Church’s cover-ups of clerical abuse.

Cloyne  Diocese in Co Cork is the latest part of the Church to be exposed with former  bishop John Magee – a Vatican aide to three Popes – singled out for misleading  investigators and “dangerous” failures on child protection. His resignation was  accepted by Pope Benedict last year.

On one occasion he was found to have  written two different reports on an abuse allegation – one for Rome and one for  diocesan records.

The Taoiseach went on to describe the Vatican of having  a “calculated withering position” on clerical abuse, which he said was “the  polar opposite of the radicalism, the humility and the compassion upon which the  Roman Church was founded”.

Mr Kenny said the Vatican’s reaction to  evidence from victims of abuse was to have it parsed and analysed by a canon  lawyer.

“This is not Rome,” he said. “Nor is it industrial school or  Magdalene Ireland, where the swish of a soutane-smothered conscience and  humanity and the swing of a thurible ruled the Irish Catholic  world.

“This is the Republic of Ireland 2011.

“A republic of laws,  of rights and responsibilities, of proper civic order, where the delinquency and  arrogance of a particular version of a particular kind of morality will no  longer be tolerated or ignored.”

The Taoiseach’s condemnation came on the  back of the first official comment from a Holy See spokesman to the Cloyne  report.

On Vatican radio, Fr Federico Lombardi dismissed criticism and  denied that Irish bishops were encouraged or advised to cover up clerical abuse  or evade laws designed to protect children.

Fr Lombardi said he was not  speaking on behalf of Pope Benedict and claimed the severity of criticisms  against the Holy See was curious.

The Cloyne scandal goes as high as the  Vatican after the inquiry criticised a 1997 letter from the Papal Nuncio, Rome’s  ambassador to Ireland, to Irish bishops.

The Cloyne report described the  response to the clerics’ plans to improve child protection policy as “entirely  unhelpful”.

“There is no reason to interpret that letter as being  intended to cover up cases of abuse,” Fr Lombardi said.

“Moreover, there  is absolutely nothing in the letter that is an invitation to disregard the laws  of the country.”

The Government is awaiting an official response to the  Cloyne scandal from the current Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Giuseppe  Leanza.

The Catholic Church has been left reeling from four reports into  clerical child abuse in the last six years – the Dublin Archdiocese and the Ryan  inquiry into industrial schools and homes in 2009, the Ferns Diocese in 2005 and  just last week, Cloyne, which relates to abuse complaints and investigations as  recent as 2008.

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has called for  internal reports on all Irish dioceses by the Church’s own watchdog, the  National Board for the Safeguarding of Children in the Catholic Church, to be  published as soon as possible. Mr Kenny backed his call.

Mr Kenny said  clericalism had rendered some of Ireland’s brightest and most privileged and  powerful men either unwilling or unable to address the horrors in the Ryan and  Murphy reports. He said this Roman clericalism must be devastating for “good  priests”.

The Government has committed to tough new child protection in  the wake of Cloyne, including making it an offence to withhold information about  crimes against children and introduce new vetting to allow “soft information”  transfers.

Mr Kenny said: “As the Holy See prepares its considered  response to the Cloyne report, as Taoiseach I am making it absolutely clear that  when it comes to the protection of the children of this state, the standards of  conduct which the church deems appropriate to itself cannot and will not be  applied to the workings of democracy and civil society in this republic.”

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/state-will-not-longer-tolerate-delinquency-and-arrogance-of-church-says-kenny-513526.html#ixzz1SgG0lBw5

Comment:

If you believe even one word you are saying MR. Kenny then
instruct the Gardaí to arrest these same clergy starting with Cardinal Sean
Brady and Bishop John Magee

There is enough evidence in the report to send a good many people
to jail. Now is the time to bring in new laws that completely detaches the
catholic religion

from the State .The State should now go after the funds and property

of the roman church sell it off and distribute the proceeds to all victims of

the church still living in Ireland.

The Cloyne report has been published and what a damming report it is!

Here are some of its findings

* The Vatican was “entirely unhelpful” to any bishop who
wanted to implement procedures for dealing with allegations of child sexual
abuse in the Irish church.

* The response of the Diocese of Cloyne was “inadequate and
inappropriate”.

* Primary responsibility for the failure to implement agreed child sexual
abuse procedures lies with then-* The Vatican was “entirely
unhelpful” to any bishop who wanted to implement procedures for dealing with
allegations of child sexual abuse in the Irish church.

* The response of the Diocese of Cloyne was “inadequate and
inappropriate”.

* Primary responsibility for the failure to implement agreed child sexual
abuse procedures lies with then-bishop of Cloyne John Magee.

* Bishop Magee “took little or no active interest” in the management
of clerical child sexual abuse cases until 2008, 12 years after the framework
document on child sexual abuse was agreed by the Irish Bishops‘ Conference.

* That some child sexual abuse allegations were not reported to gardaí was
the diocese’s “greatest failure”.

* There were 15 cases between 1996 and 2005 which “very clearly” should have
been reported by the diocese, of which nine were not.

* Given the diocese’s knowledge of clerical sexual abuse and its effects on
complainants it was wrong of the diocese not to put in place a proper support
system for complainants.

* The response of health authorities was “adequate”, but the commission adds
it is not convinced the State’s laws and guidelines are sufficiently strong and
clear for child protection.

* The report is largely complimentary about the role of gardaí, although it
does raise concerns about the force’s approach in three cases.

Bishop Magee should now face criminal prosecution and should face jail time
.I do believe that the victims and their families should take civil cases
against this so called Bishop who I understand is still living the good life in
west cork.

As usual in Ireland the big boys get away and nobody is brought before the courts!

Full PDF Doc here:Cloyne_Rpt(20)

[Brady should ‘consider position’]

Brady should ‘consider position’ over abuse priest case

 

The head of Ireland’s Catholic Church “should consider his position”, Martin McGuinness has said.

As a priest in 1975 Cardinal Sean Brady was at meetings where children signed vows of silence over complaints against paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth.

The Northern Ireland deputy first minister questioned how many other children were asked to stay silent.

He said many Catholics shared his “great sense of unease at what we’ve learned over the last couple of days”.

Green Party leader John Gormley said Cardinal Brady should examine his conscience, describing it as “a case of evil triumphing while a good man stood back from a situation”.

The Irish environment minister said it was “a deeply regrettable situation”.

“I suppose it is a matter for the Church authorities themselves and Cardinal Brady and his own conscience. He will have to deal with that,” he said.

Mr Gormley said it was very clear none of those involved in the inquiry had reported matters to police and an “evil character” like Smyth was able to continue his abuse for many years.

Smyth was at the centre of one of the first paedophile priest scandals to rock the Catholic Church in Ireland.

The Northern Ireland-born cleric was eventually convicted of dozens of offences against children over a 40-year period.

But despite allegations being previously investigated by church officials, including the current Irish primate, Sean Brady, as far back as 1975, it was almost 20 years before he was jailed.

On Tuesday, the Catholic Church in Ireland released more details about why Cardinal Brady asked the two victims, aged 10 and 14, to sign secrecy agreements.

Full story follow link http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/8570954.stm

 

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