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Vatican pushing "faith hate crimes"
By Nicholas
January 04, 2009



As Christians we are fully aware that back when Jesus was walking among us on this sin filled orb the Pharisees hated Him and His message to such an extent they killed Him. Of course they had no idea He was going to rise again. Had they known that, one has to wonder what they would do to try and quench the Gospel message. His Words and actions, as peaceful as they were, were such a threat to them due to Satan prodding their hearts to fear. They did all they could to snuff out the Truth He represented and preached.

The Apostles themselves witnessed as much persecution as their Lord because they too spoke the Truth as the Holy Spirit directed them to do. And again the Pharisees did all they could to quite the Truth they were moved to share as well. Their fear was so overpowering that they did things no sane person would do. This wicked mind-set is still very much alive today.

The enemy of souls manipulates the Truth to try and make it appear fearful in the hearts of those it calls out to. Take the term "homo-phobe" for an example. When this term is placed on Christians that seek to share the Truth with homosexuals it is done so in an oxymoronic fashion. The exact opposite it true. The real and quite undeniable truth is, Christians don't fear homosexuals at all. If they did they wouldn't bother with them at all. Reality dictates they actually love them enough to tell them the truth so as to hopefully get them to stop sinning. Christians love the idea of inviting more people to live for eternity in Heaven. Once we meet Jesus we can't contain the joy He gives us.

Something so loving and so Truthful as the Gospel message is twisted by Satan in the minds of millions to where they are moved to proclaim Christians homo-phobes when in actuality the homosexual themselves fear Christ in a very open and obvious manner. They know they cannot truthfully declare the Christians fearful because the God we worship has declared in 2 Timothy 1:7, that He has "...not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." There is so much Truth stacked up for the Christian that it's sheer mountainous appearance is fearful to those living the lie. Naturally they lash out, and like the Vatican prelates they fear exposure. The Christian is truthful when declaring the sinner fearful because Scriptures repeatedly declare Satan's agenda is to create fear in the hearts of man. Their actions alone prove themselves Christ-less and in grave fear. One does not find the fruit of fear in the heart of Christians that will never see death.

Freedom of speech has always been a major threat to those that hate the Truth. Especially if the Truth is of the eternal nature that exposes their sin filled agenda. No weapons of war are used by us to share this Heavenly message. No angry and hateful or insulting words are used either. In fact, no threats of any kind are used when the people of God share their faith with those that are in eternal peril. Yet such peace loving Christians have historically become the biggest threat to peace for those that hate simple God given Truth. This is why the Apostles of old were commanded not to speak of Christ.

  • Acts 4:17-18, "But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.  And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus."

This fear of Christ and His church is why we see new laws passed in Canada and other lands where speaking to Homosexuals about Jesus Christ can get you up to five years in jail. In fact there are many methods of restriction being made known on every scale so as to stop this powerful eternal Truth from spreading. I recall back many years ago when I was helping a prison ministry computerize their office, word came down from higher up that ministers speaking to prisoners inside Illinois jails warning them of the dangers of Roman Catholicism can get their prison chaplain license to preach State-wide revoked. In Australia in July of 2008 the Vatican used their global power to prevent anyone wearing T-shirts with Scriptures proving Catholicism evil allowed in the World Youth day rally because they feared the Truth would cause many to leave Rome. If they were caught wearing such T-shirts they could be fined up to $5,500! Such fear! Christians going door to door to share their faith are stopped by officials in Chicago stating doing so is "conducive to hate crimes." The political leaders exposed themselves before many that day as being very fearful. Back in May of 2007 the Vatican accused an Italian comedian of "terrorism" for criticizing the Pope because the Truth he was sharing in his act was cutting to the bone. Had it been made up idiocies like most use, the Vatican would not have cared less. But there was actual Truth in his comments and that got their fearful hearts boiling. And now we see the latest admission of fear from Rome...

SCOTS football fans who sing the Hokey Cokey could be committing a "faith hate" crime, senior Catholics warned yesterday. ...They claim the tune was composed by Puritans during the 18th century in an attempt to mock the actions and language of priests leading Latin mass, and that its derisive overtones have been revived by football fans. Now politicians have urged police to arrest anyone using the song to "taunt" Catholics under legislation designed to prevent incitement to religious hatred. ...But football fans and opposition politicians have blasted the claims, describing them as "utter nonsense". Murdo Fraser, deputy leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, said: "I can't believe Scottish children performing the 'Hokey Cokey' are doing so in pursuit of any sort of anti-Catholic agenda." -News.Scotsman.com by Jamie Beatson 12/22/08

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Christ-phobia has always been the norm for Rome and all her cohorts because Rome's agenda is the prophesied endtime agenda the Christian Bible warned of. Can you imagine that? If you were a powerful person and you had plans to get people to worship you, and you would kill as many as you can that wouldn't bow to you, you too would be very fearful of a book that not only exposes your plans, but it exposes them year by year and act by act. Worse yet, you are unable to understand the book, but true Christians that trust God can understand the prophecies, and these very same Christians have an uncanny ability to share these facts with as many as possible. Not only that, they also get that book published billions of times worldwide and from day one that book has been the #1 best seller in all history. This is why they must make people fearful of Christianity so they won't read Christian Bibles. Rome knows all too well what happened in the past when the masses started to read the Bibles. The people rebelled against the anti-Christian Vatican and people fled her pews. They fear a repeat of that happening. So much so, they put the Bible on the index of forbidden books in 1229AD! (see below)  Anyone found with a Bible after that date was killed to prevent the Truth they feared from spreading. Their fear of Christ and His blessed people is something that can be easily realized when you read the Vatican's statements that have been recorded for all to see over the last few hundred years...

On August 24, 1527, Roman Catholics in France, by prearranged plan, under Jesuit influence, murdered 70,000 Protestants within the space of two months. The Pope rejoiced when he heard the news of the successful outcome."-Western Watchman, Nov.21, 1912 (Catholic weekly)

"There was no village of the Vaudois valleys but had its martyrs. The Waldenses were burned; they were cast into damp and horrid dungeons; they were smothered in crowds in mountain caverns, mothers and babes, and old men and women together; they were sent out into exile in the winter night, unclothed and unfed, to climb the snowy mountains; they were hurled over the rocks; their houses and lands were taken from them; their children were stolen to be indoctrinated with the religion which they abhorred. Rapacious individuals were sent among them to strip them of their property, to persecute and exterminate them. Thousands of heretics" or Waldenses, "old men, women and children, were hung, quartered, broken upon the wheel, or burned alive and their property confiscated for the benefit of the king, and Holy See."-Thompson - The Papacy and the Civil Power

"Experience teaches that there is no other remedy for the evil, but to put heretics (Protestants) to death; for the (Romish) church proceeded gradually and tried every remedy: at first she merely excommunicatied them; afterwards she added a fine; then she banished them; and finally she was constrained to put them to death." -Cardinal Bellarmine famous champion of Romanism cited by Schumucker p. 76

"For professing faith contrary to the teachings of the Church of Rome, history records the martyrdom of more then one hundred million people. A million Waldenses and Albigenses [Swiss and French Protestants] perished during a crusade proclaimed by Pope Innocent III in 1208. Beginning from the establishment of the Jesuits in 1540 to 1580, nine hundred thousand were destroyed. One hundred and fifty thousand perished by the Inquisition in thirty years. Within the space of thirty-eight years after the edict of Charles V against the Protestants, fifty thousand persons were hanged, beheaded, or burned alive for heresy. Eighteen thousand more perished during the administration of the Duke of Alva in five and a half years."--Brief Bible Readings, p. 16.

"From the birth of popery to the present time, it is estimated by careful and credible historians, that more than fifty millions of the human family, have been slaughtered for the crime of heresy by popish persecutors,--an average of more than 40,000 religious murders for every year of the existence of popery to the present day. Of course the average number of victims yearly, was vastly greater, during those gloomy ages when popery was in her glory and reigned despot of the world; and it has been much less since the power of the popes has diminished to tyrannize over the nations, and to compel the princes of the earth, by the terrors of excommunication, interdiction, and deposition, to butcher their heretical subjects."--John Dowling, The History of Romanism, pp. 541-542.
 " 'The church,' says [Martin] Luther, 'has never burned a heretic.' . . I reply that this argument proves not the opinion, but the ignorance or impudence of Luther. Since almost infinite numbers were either burned or otherwise killed, Luther either did not know it, and was therefore ignorant, or if he was not ignorant, he is convicted of impudence and falsehood,--for that heretics were often burned by the [Catholic Church may be proved from many examples."--Robert Bellarmine, Disputationes de Controversiis, Tom. II, Lib. III, cap. XXII, 1628 edition [Bellarmine is one of the most respected Jesuit teachers in the history of the Gregorian University in Rome, the largest Jesuit training school in the world].

"There are many unquestionable cases of Protestants punished as heretics in nearly all the lands where Roman Catholics have had power, right down to the French Revolution [right down to 1798]."--G. G. Coulton, The Death-Penalty for Heresy, Medieval Studies, No. 18, 1924 edition, pp. 62 [The author was a well-known member of the French Academy and an enthusiastic champion of Catholicism].

"The church may by divine right confiscate the property of heretics, imprison their person, and condemn them to flames.  In our age, the right to inflict the severest penalties, even death, belongs to the church.  There is no graver offense than heresy, therefore it must be rooted out." - Public Eccliastical, Vol. 2, p.142.

Mr. Raywood Frazier, in the booklet "Catholic Words and Actions," presents documentary proof of the intensive persecution of Protestants and non-Catholics in Columbia, South America, between 1949 and 1953. The Catholic Church had the support of the Columbian government in the destruction of many churches, and the liquidation of more than 1,000 documented cases -- some of whom were shot, drowned, or emasculated. He says there is evidence of over 60,000 killed. Pope Pius XII awarded the President of Columbia with one of the highest awards which the Church bestows, and praised
Columbia for its example of the Catholic faith." (Pp. 59,60)

The defense of Roman Catholics to this presentation is as follows: "Communists destroy churches because they are God's enemies; Catholic's destroy churches because they are God's friends... Against such men-founded churches... Catholics in Latin America should arise and wipe them out with fire." -John J. Oberlander, in The Voice of Freedom, 1954, p. 20.

"The belief in the Bible as the sole source of faith is unhistorical, illogical, fatal to the virtue of faith, and destructive of unity." -The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume XIII, "Protestantism", Section III A - Sola Scriptura ("Bible Alone"), Nihil Obstat, February 1, 1912 by Remy Lafort, D.D., Censor, Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York

The decree set forth in the year 1229 A.D. by the Council of Valencia... places Bible on The Index of Forbidden Books. The doctrine withholds "it is forbidden for laymen (common man) to read the Old and New Testaments. - We forbid them most severely to have the above books in the popular vernacular." "The lords of the districts shall carefully seek out the heretics in dwellings, hovels, and forests, and even their underground retreats shall be entirely wiped out." Council Tolosanum, Pope Gregory IX, Anno. Chr. 1229

"The Bible was not intended to be a textbook of Christian religion." -Catholic Facts, p. 50

"The Catholic Church has persecuted ... when she thinks it is good to use physical force she will use it... Will the Catholic Church give bond that she will not persecute?... The Catholic Church gives no bonds for her good behaviour." -Western Watchman, Dec. 24, 1908

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What does you Bible say about how we should treat our fellow man?

Matthew 5:43-48, "Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;  That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.  For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?  And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?  Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect."

Luke 3:14, "... Do violence to no man"



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