What is Truth

The New World Order, Christian Democracy,

and the Betrayal of the Church

by Philip D. Ropp   |   Radio New Jerusalem   |   April 27, 2017

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What is Truth?

Pilate said to him, "So you are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. For this I was born, and for this I have come into the world, to bear witness to the truth. Every one who is of the truth hears my voice."

Pilate said to him, "What is truth?"

This exchange between our Lord and Pilate in John 18 seems particularly appropriate to the political and religious debates raging on in the world about us.  After all, it is at this point in the gospel narrative that politics engages religion, and while the conversation is brief, it is, none the less, loaded with deeper meanings.  Asked if he is a king, Jesus turns the tables on Pilate: “You say that I am a king.” He then describes his mission as that of bearing witness to the truth.  And Pilate, in turn, waxes philosophical and poses the deeper question, “What is truth?” 

This question is only found in John’s gospel, and it is at this point in Luke’s that Pilate suddenly remembers that Herod is in town and that, as a Galilean, Jesus can be handed off to his jurisdiction.  It would have been fascinating to hear a more in depth discussion on the topic of truth between the Lord and Pilate, particularly in light of the Lucan appearance before Herod that involves Jesus refusing to perform supernatural parlor tricks or engage in (what we can only presume to be) inane conversation.  In the political and ecclesial reality of our day, everyone seems to have his or her own version of the truth, there is a general disdain for, and denial of, all things supernatural in the public discourse, and the ensuing and endless inane conversation seems to do little but lead our nation and our world ever onward into deeper conflict.

Perhaps we would do well to go back and ponder with Pilate for a moment as to just what truth itself is, since so many claim to have the market on it cornered, and so few seem to have even the slightest clue as to what they are talking about concerning it.  And, perhaps, we should be paying more attention, and not less, to he who claimed to bear witness to it: Jesus of Nazareth.  While Jesus stands mute before Pilate on this question of truth, it should be noted that the action that is about to take place will demonstrate to Pilate, and to the world, exactly what truth is.  Rather than wax philosophical here myself, let me first just define truth in the most simple and straightforward way that I can: it is what is so. 

In the gospel accounts, that which follows the encounter with Pilate is the remarkable story of the death of Jesus at the cross, and the even more remarkable story of his ensuing resurrection from the dead.  In submitting himself to the crudest, most humiliating, and painful death the twisted and inhumane mind of man could conceive, then rising from the tomb, and showing himself not merely reanimated but gloriously transformed in being, Jesus fulfilled his stated mission of bearing witness to the truth: the eternal truth of God. And, in doing so, he demonstrated a human potential far exceeding anything the mind of man had conceived of up until that time or, for that matter, up until this time. 

In turn, his disciples who witnessed these events, now transformed into apostles by the experience, bore witness to the truth of what they had seen: that this happened; that this is so.  And the gospel writers recorded these events so that this witness to the truth of God would be preserved, and transmitted, to a dying world in desperate need of the deeper truth that in Christ Jesus man has the potential to be saved from death and likewise transformed in being so as to live forever in the presence of God.  This is the eternal truth of the Catholic Church, as preserved in her unchangeable dogmas, and as set forth in her unchanging doctrines, and it is this truth that transformed the world from the decadent and cruel paganism of the Romans to the Christian culture that only now is dying right before our eyes. 

Ironically enough, while the Christian world’s quest for higher knowledge spawned the highest culture known to history, it also revealed the inherent flaw in man’s fallen psyche: that which he cannot understand and control he denies, and that which he denies he ultimately destroys.  In retrospect, it is perfectly logical that the theology of the middle ages, a theology that longed to understand the deeper mind of God, would ultimately inspire a scientific type of inquiry that would eventually pronounce Him dead (or at the least render Him obsolete and ineffectual).  The secular world has long embraced this as its new reality, but due to its dogmatic nature, this has been neither quick nor easy for the Catholic Church.  It has taken an ecumenical council and over half a century of internal struggle for it to re-justify its existence as the social conscience of this secular world’s emerging global order, and to redefine itself in the new role of arbiter of social justice.                     

Eternal truth doesn’t change, but the perception and acceptance of it does, and the result of its denial is a world teetering once again on the brink of the precipice on which the cross stood.  Man, now in denial of, and unmotivated by the eternal promise of Christ, returns like the dog of Proverbs to the vomit of his old pagan ways.  Turn on the TV and look at it.  Go downtown and see it for yourself.  Observe how the evil one that Jesus warned us of raises up a neo-Roman World Empire that is now poised to assume the global dominance so long sought after by the original.  And see how the Catholic Church, the very instrument of man’s salvation, now accepts, promotes and aids in bringing about a globalist new world order that is the antithesis of what she professes in her dogmas and doctrines.  Don’t be so rigid we are told.  Who are we to judge?

Now this is my point of view, I have my reasons for holding it, and I can explain it – which I will.  Likewise, the viewpoints of others are based upon a varying and widely divergent understanding concerning just what this all means, and just what the reality of it might be.  What is truth?  It remains what is so.  But the perception of what is so – the subjective understanding of what is the truth – varies greatly according to individual prejudices, perspectives, core beliefs, and the deeply personal biases and opinions formed over a lifetime.  And so the debate is endless concerning which of the wide variety and number of purveyors of information knows the truth and is “…telling it like it is,” as Howard Cosell used to say. 

Sharing my point of view, and telling it like it is from my perspective, Michael Voris, executive editor of Church Militant, recently described the conflict in our nation and our world as a growing confrontation between believers and nonbelievers: “This is breaking down into forces that believe in God and those that don’t,” he said, adding, “Largely, I would say this is a war of religion versus nonreligion.” 

Being quoted within the context of a New York Times article written from the politically correct perspective that the secular left is right on the money, and the religious Christian right is deluded, ignorant and dangerous, seemed to make Mr. Voris’ point better than he could have done himself.  And the following remarks from the Rev. John T. Pawlikowski, a professor of social ethics at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, referring to the broader movement that includes, served to illustrate this all the more: “This is a hard-core group, and the question is whether the number is growing. If the Trump election baptizes this stuff as more authentic Catholic teaching, that would be a disaster.” 

What is this “stuff” that Father Pawlikowski refers to?  It is described this way on “The cornerstone of the Church Militant mission [is to] learn about the truth, beauty and goodness of the One True Faith established personally by Jesus Christ.”  The Trump administration is also “baptizing” such stuff as an end to abortion, freedom of religious expression, and the same kind of patriotism and morality that Church Militant espouses.  What is the “more authentic Catholic teaching” of Father Pawlikowski?  It is the same brand of liberal “Catholicism” Pope Francis puts forth, it is Catholic in name only, and it is informed not by Christian conscience, the faith and tradition of the Catholic Church, and the truth of Jesus Christ as referenced above concerning the cross and the empty tomb, but it is instead a false teaching informed by the worldly politics of the global left, which is built upon the anti-religious religion of 20th century scientism.  It is anything but Catholic, yet those who profess it consider this the “true” Catholic faith, while denouncing those who profess the true faith as “hard core” – I presume as in “hard core fundamentalist.”

Michael Voris is right.  Our world is essentially breaking down into factions that believe in God and those that don’t.  And exactly who it is that comprises the religious and nonreligious may come as a surprise to many.  We live in a time of twisted realities, and I suspect who ultimately occupies heaven and hell may end up being equally surprising and for the same reasons.

Let me illustrate:

When the Catholic left looks to Pope Francis, they see a progressive and compassionate crusader for the rights of all humankind: a humble, humane and urbane man of letters positioned in the right place and time to lead the backward thinking Catholic Church, once and for all time, out the dark age that she herself created, past the inquisition of the innocent souls she has tormented, and into the new age of man that is now dawning thanks to the decline and impending fall of the traditional Catholic faith. 

Gone are such medieval superstitions as the Real Presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist, and welcome is the new Jesus of the modernist scholars: the man of goodwill, unlimited in his love for humanity, and concerned only with the inhumanity to each other that limits us. This is the sweet, gentle and effeminate Jesus of the Jesus Seminar; the itinerant and uneducated preacher of wisdom and love, who wandered the dusty roads of ancient Palestine and who, with a band of simple friends, proclaimed a gospel no more complicated than love for each other brings friendship with God.  The more complex words concerning his sacrifice for sin at the cross, repentance as requisite for eternal life, and hell’s fire as punishment for the unrepentant, were placed in his mouth (and recorded in the gospels) by those who later had the audacity to found a religion in his name.  We came to call them the Church Fathers.  It is they who invented the anti-Semitic story of the conflict with the Jewish leaders and blamed them for condemning poor Jesus to death.  It was, in actuality, the Romans who condemned him, somehow mistaking Jesus for a political revolutionary, and so crucified him as an insurrectionist because his Davidic lineage made him out to be some sort of king.  In the post-Conciliar, “progressive” Catholic Church, this nonsense is what passes as formation for the priesthood and catechesis for the faithful.  This is that “different Jesus” and “different gospel” that St. Paul so warned of in 2 Corinthians 11:4, and it is indeed of a “different spirit”:  They call it the “spirit of Vatican II.”          

When traditionalist Catholics (those deemed “rad trads” by the smug liberals) look to Pope Francis they see the leader of the Christian world reducing the gospel of salvation in Christ Jesus to platitudes about good deeds for the poor.  They see him promote and encourage Bishop Sordano and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in inviting Paul Ehrlich and other anti-Catholic individuals to the Vatican to speak as experts; “experts” who promote the globalist population control agenda; an agenda of abortion, contraception and euthanasia; an agenda that whispers of widespread genocide; an agenda that is the antithesis of traditional Catholic teaching.  What they now hear in Rome is the proclamation of a new gospel; that different gospel that replaces the death of the One for the salvation of the many with the false, Luciferian gospel of the death of the many for the salvation of the planet.  It is indeed a different gospel; it is a pagan gospel; it is the gospel of death.  And the platitudes of good deeds for the poor in a world (supposedly) depleted of resources amounts to kind words designed merely to keep the rabble unroused.  And this while keeping them poor, and adding to their numbers, until the wheat is separated from the chaff and the chaff bundled for the burning.  All hail Gaia!  The great sacrifice is at hand!  Make ready the holocaust! 

And the Pope is on board with this.

Welcome to the new Vatican State, where the state of the Vatican is denial of the sovereign beliefs of the Catholic Church, and this is but a small price to pay for admission to the globalist anti-Christ party.  If it is not so that Lucifer is enthroned within the Vatican, as Father and Doctor Malachi Martin told us, then why does the Holy Father and the Curia behave this way?  Revelation is fulfilled before our very eyes.  And so it is that she who is seated upon the many waters now pays homage to the nameless, seven headed beast of global socialism: a new world order that rises up from the sea of human despair. And the once Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ is now arrayed in purple and gold and climbs willingly upon its back.  And the day is fast upon us when, raising the Holy Chalice of Christ, overflowing with the blood of God’s holy people and the martyrs of Jesus, her fallen son will consecrate this beast to Lucifer and proclaim its unholy name, “Novus Ordo Seclorum!  In the vernacular, “The New World Order of the Ages!”  And those on the Catholic left, who stand with the pope, will applaud, cheer, and say to the assembled Church, “Now truly this is the son of God!  This is the real Jesus!

Think it’s too extreme and offensive to use the imagery of the Whore of Babylon from Revelation in this way?  Wouldn’t St. John the Revelator find it too extreme and offensive to witness the Church of our day in service to the very same fallen world power that crucified our Lord?  Indeed, is this not what he did see?  Our failure to recognize this for what it is comprises another aspect of the truth: denial of it.  There are those who do this willingly and those who do it from ignorance and through intellectual rationalization.  Like Jesus told Pilate, it is those who deliver him up again to the world in the form of abortion, euthanasia, eugenics, and all forms of genocide knowingly who have the greater sin.  However, those who are complicit in this through denial of the evil one, who directs it both within and without the Church, must also bear a certain responsibility for their actions.  And those who are aware of this, and who see it for what it is, also bear the responsibility to point it out; as others have done and as I am attempting to do here in my own humble way.  There is a desperate need for the prophetic voice to be heard in the 21st century, and, as usual, this kind of thing is never in vogue, and there are always those anxious to see it silenced.            

How did such circumstances as these come about?

It had been the hope of Pope John Paul II that the syncretistic theology of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger could forge a workable synthesis between the pre-conciliar Catholicism still popular among the traditionalist right within the Church, and the 20th century scientism of the Jesuit theologian and naturalist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, SJ.   It was Teilhard, the father of the Nouvelle Theologie movement, who provided much of the inspiration for the conjuring of the demon “spirit of Vatican II” among the Catholic left: a spirit bent on normalizing worldly immorality, as it sought to transform the ancient Church of Christ into a circus of modernist error and secular, worldly belief.  This hope for synthesis was dashed during the reign of Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, when the power play going on in the Roman hierarchy was won by the leftists, forcing his resignation.  The result was the ascendency of Jorge Bergoglio to the papacy as Pope Francis, a Jesuit formed in the Nouvelle Theologie of Teilhard, and anxious to please the anti-Catholic globalist masters who rule the Church.

A "Catholic Spring" for America

Obviously, not everyone agrees with this perspective and I’m good with that.  I really am.  I am an American and the beauty of this great nation is that we are all given the freedom to define the truth for ourselves, each according to his own conscience, and each in keeping with his own heart.  And this works out well when the truth for each of us individually comes together as a whole and works towards what is best for the nation.  As E.B. White once opined, “Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time,” and there is, I believe, a lot of simple truth in this. 

However, this truth is being sorely tested, and the very fabric of our nation is in danger of being rent, due to the efforts of a highly strident and vocal minority on the left that insists that their version of the truth is the one that must prevail.  And they control the mainstream media.  They are so adamant and insistent in this that they are willing to accept funding from anti-American and anti-Christian sources such as George Soros, take to the streets in violence, and rig the very system of American government itself so that it hands the sovereignty of this country over to the leftist global elite: a leftist global elite who seek worldwide dominance through the final subjugation of the great political obstacle that once stood in the way of their agenda; a free and independent United States of America still ruled by a government of the people, by the people, for the people; a government perilously close to perishing from the earth.

When I looked at candidate Hillary Clinton, I saw the final transformation of America into a secular and anti-Christian nation: a nation ruled by a confederation of satanists, atheists, anarchists, abortionists, sexual deviants and perverts, whining spoiled celebrities, and academic malcontents, all whipped into a fury by a mainstream media propaganda machine bent on molding the ignorant and the huddled masses (many of whom huddle here illegally) into an unstoppable juggernaut for the Democratic Party.  I saw the specter of a near future with borders opened even wider, and I saw the blood of innocent Americans flowing in the streets at the hands of un-vetted Muslim radicals: un-vetted Muslim radicals given preference of entry over the persecuted Christians of the troubled lands from which they came.  I saw abortion not only on demand but by government edict for those challenged with physical or mental handicaps.  I saw the elderly, the infirm and those deemed the lesser “put out of their misery” through euthanasia, and I saw FEMA camps chocked as full as Auschwitz with the Christians and true Americans of all faiths who protested these abominations.  And I saw that once great political obstacle to global domination, the land of the free and the home of the brave, the United States of America, teeter and begin to fall out of the way.  I saw a Catholic Spring in the full bloom of summer, and those on the Catholic left who stand with the pope applaud, cheer and say to the assembled Church, “Now surely this is America!  This is my country!”

And so many other Catholics and myself voted for Donald Trump, and continue to pray for him every day, as these same forces, and even those in his own party, work to bring his presidency to ruin and failure.  And with it, the last chance for America to be America again; not necessarily to be great, but merely to survive.  And given that so many are so ignorant of what is happening, or worse, know and are complicit, I pray for all who have brought us to this sad state of affairs where, in the unlikely person of Donald Trump, we find our last thin hope as a nation.  And I urge all people of faith and goodwill to pray for America and for all Americans, for our problems, like the dumb spirit of Mark 9, are of the kind that cannot be driven out by anything but prayer.  It’s time we learned once and for all, before it is too late forever, that what ails America will not be solved in the voting booth but only on our knees. 

The same goes for the Catholic Church.  Those on the left applaud and cheer the pope, while those on the right fall to their knees and pray for his conversion and their deliverance.  And this is parallel to those on the American political left who mourn the loss of the election and the electorate and demand the failure of Donald Trump’s presidency, while those on the right pray for him and cheer him on while being demonized in the mainstream media for it.  It is interesting that America is making this last-ditch attempt to turn back to the right at precisely the time that the Catholic Church is making a profound and long planned shift to the left, and the challenge within both to find unity in the midst of such diversity is daunting.  It is, however, a much more hopeful and less fearful scenario than that envisioned by the globalists in which a Hillary Clinton administration would be pushing Catholic Americans into a “Catholic Spring,” just as Pope Francis, in the spirit of Vatican II, is throwing open the doors of the Church to the New World Order population control agenda.

It is this scenario that now plays itself out daily within the Catholic media that I follow and report on for Radio New Jerusalem.  Over the past few years, a more "traditionalist" and conservative minded Catholic online presence has assumed an exciting new role as the “go to” alternative media for the believing American Catholic.  And, as I reported in an article the week after the November election, titled “Seedpods of a Catholic Spring or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Satan2”, it was this Catholic online media that played a vital, if not instrumental role, in turning the tide of the 2016 presidential election to President Trump.  And that's a good thing; a ray of hope in a world ever more engulfed in the gathering darkness of a new, frightening and godless age.

Don't agree?  That's fine.  That's your right.  But when I, in prayer and meditation, pose Pilate's question to the Lord, “What is truth?” this is the answer I get.  This is how I see truth.  This is how I know the truth.  And, yes, it is a prophetic truth, and, I suppose, as much as anything, I just simply wish to be honest about that.  My point is that in the course of my life I have gone through many changes and transformations, and since this web site contains writings of mine dating back some 40 years, any reader who should bother to look at these works in any depth will notice that many of my perceptions and observations have changed over the course of time.  Indeed, my views on politics and organized religion have shifted back to the right over the course of the past year, as I have learned, like Neville Chamberlain did, that the policy of appeasement doesn’t work any better with American and Catholic “progressives” than it did with Adolph Hitler. 

Still, I have always endeavored to tell the truth and the truth that underlies it all, and which remains forever unchanged and unchangeable, never subject to compromise, and always exempt from negotiation, is the truth of the cross as stated at the outset.  For these 40 years, from the time I first heard the voice of Christ in my heart until today, I have, in my own stumbling and flawed way, proclaimed the truth of His death and resurrection as the basis for eternal life, and I have pronounced prophetically that the world we live in is plunging headlong towards the resolution of a conflict with the Almighty that began in Eden, came to fruition at Calvary, is now approaching its climax, and will end with the Lord himself reentering the stage of history.

This has remained unchanged.  It has cost me an academic career, a couple of church careers, many friends, limited my earning potential, and it has alienated some of my children.  It has made me a laughingstock and the butt of jokes.  It has made me an embarrassment to many, a pariah to a few, and a curiosity to petty tyrants wielding authority both worldly and ecclesial.  I've been called crazy and wondered about it myself sometimes.  But don’t get me wrong: my only regret is that I haven’t done a better job of standing up for the truth of Christ and proclaiming louder, and without compromise, the message of deliverance, redemption, and eternal salvation He thrust into my heart, with the power of the Lance of St. Longinus, on a warm, May night many years ago.  And included in this regret is that I have also let the world, and those I love and respect in it, temper the prophetic message that is the only hope for our world: at the end of these troubled times, Jesus is coming back!    

What is truth?  It is the lack of compromise with evil, for all evil is based upon lies, which is why the devil is the father of lies.  And he brings our world down to death and destruction and horror by tempting the hearts of men to compromise with evil in order to bring about a modicum of good.  The balances are always rigged, and the evil always outweighs this good, and when we look at the end result of millennia of this stupidity and human weakness, played out to its inevitable conclusion, we see the looming Apocalypse of St. John.  The Great Chastisement.  The Three Days of Darkness.  And because the Catholic Church has turned from the truth of the Almighty, denies it, and has disobeyed the will and the way of even the Mother of God herself, the time of these chastisements leading to Christ’s return are nigh well upon us.  Maybe in the eyes of the world this is all crazy, but that doesn't mean it isn't true, and if the Church founded by Christ himself turns away from the very truth he entrusted to her and embraces instead the ways and beliefs of the world, then this, by definition, is the Great Apostacy.  And it is here.  Now.  

When the hierarchy of the Catholic Church are caught in the process of making compromises with the truth of Christ, and the freedoms of religion and expression in America are facing extinction through leftist suppression, then the time to openly and honestly discuss these things is understandably limited.  It is at such a time as this when it becomes expedient and necessary to move on from a disagreement rather than to sacrifice one’s personal integrity upon the altar of someone's ego and error.  For there is no compromise at the cross and the cross is, therefore, truth.  It is the answer to Pilate’s question.


The Christian Democracy Experience

When founder, publisher and old friend Jack Quirk asked me to do a regular column that would serve as the end piece to each monthly issue of Christian Democracy (an online magazine aimed at promoting Catholic social teaching within the American political discourse), it was with the idea that my work would provide a more “prophetic” slant, hence the name I selected for the column was “Camel’s Hair and Locusts.”  It was never lost on me that my real function was to launch off in diatribe that was expected to bring into greater focus the sanity inherent in the writings of the more “serious minded” contributors.  I reluctantly agreed to do this with the idea in my mind that perhaps a more prophetic voice might just be able to interject a deeper and more transcendent truth into what was otherwise an almost exclusively (and leftward slanted) political discussion.  I believe I largely accomplished this from month to month.  I wrote the column “Camel’s Hair and Locusts” from December, 2012 until we relocated to Florida in April of 2015, and again from July, 2016 until October of this same year – a total of 33 contributions over a period of nearly four years.

I considered it part of my role to be party-neutral politically, and I was (and am) quite serious about the need to see the human condition as called to a higher purpose than that which is defined by the endless discussion of the earthly and the mundane as carried on among the parties and the pundits.  One of the points I continually harped on was the need for all political debate to be enlightened and defined by the Christian faith, and stressed that this is particularly true in our United States, considering the positive and definitive role Christianity has played over the past two and a half centuries of our national history, and the one hundred and fifty years of our colonial history that preceded it.  The suppression of the Christian voice in the public square in our times, especially during the Barack Obama administration, has served to reduce what was once a higher discussion in favor of the sacred over the profane to our current circumstances in which the profane has become dominant and dominating. 

Because of this, America today finds herself in a state of profound moral decline in which the foundation stones of marriage, family and the sanctity of life have crumbled, and the American shining “city upon a hill,” spoken of in such loving terms by Presidents Kennedy and Reagan, is in the process of collapsing forever and irretrievably into a sea of atheistic and anti-Christian global socialism.  While my message remained the same throughout my tenure at Christian Democracy, the advancing leftist agenda of the Democratic Party kept moving the perception of it farther and farther to the right, and me more and more into the camp of the Republicans.     

As the election cycle of 2016 was drawing to its unexpected climax – the election of Donald Trump to the presidency –  a dump of Wikileaks emails revealed correspondence between Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and Sandy Newman, president and founder of the left wing nonprofit Voices for Progress.  This correspondence came to be known as the “Catholic Spring” emails.  Here is a sampling:

“There needs to be a Catholic Spring, in which Catholics themselves demand the end of a middle ages dictatorship and the beginning of a little democracy and respect for gender equality in the Catholic Church,” writes Newman to Podesta in an email titled “opening for a Catholic Spring? just musing.”

Podesta responds: “We created Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good to organize for a moment like this. But I think it lacks the leadership to do so now. Likewise Catholics United. Like most Spring movements, I think this one will have to be bottom up.”

When I read this, it quickly occurred to me that the leftist tendencies of the other contributors at Christian Democracy, along with Jack Quirk’s ongoing apologetic of Democratic Party politics as the “lesser of evils” when compared to the policies and personalities of the Republicans, was something from which I needed to immediately distance myself.  I wanted no part, either directly or indirectly, in promoting Clinton’s revolution against the Catholic Church in which the right to religious freedom was to be sacrificed upon the altar of her anti-religious agenda:

“Rights have to exist in practice — not just on paper,” Clinton said. “Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will. And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed.”

“Seedpods of a Catholic Spring or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Satan 2” was not published in Christian Democracy because publisher Jack Quirk was, ostensibly, offended at the idea that I would, through my research for this column, cite a series of articles that reported the following:

These articles, which are based upon on a significant dump of emails from George Soros’ Open Society Foundation, implicate the hierarchy of the Catholic Church from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, all the way up the ecclesial food chain to the Vatican, in a “pay for play” scandal that ultimately promotes the same globalist agenda that we witness in the Podesta emails.  Just as it is no coincidence that Hillary Clinton was openly promoted by Soros as his candidate of choice in the election just past, it is also no accident that the American Catholic bishops were largely silent in opposing the unholy and un-Catholic “progressive” agenda of the Open Society Foundation she represented.

This resulted in the following exchange:

Quirk:  I can’t go with the bishops being part of a George Soros conspiracy, not even as a speculative possibility.  I’ll run the article without the accusation.  Your choice.

Ropp:  Run it the way I wrote it or not at all.

Quirk:  Very well, it will not be run.  It is not true that the US Bishops are in league with George Soros to bring about some Satanic new world order.

Ropp:  Suit yourself.

Quirk:  I’ll suit the 8th Commandment.  I’m very sad right now.

Ropp:  You should be.

Quirk:  I suspect we have different reasons for thinking that would be so.

Let me remind the reader at this point that the John Podesta emails are disputed by no one in content, and, as noted above, call for a “Catholic Spring” in the United States in which the timeless teachings of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church would be subverted, perverted, and brought into line with the godless, anti-life and anti-Christ teachings of the American Democratic Party.

And at the root of this business of the American bishops being under the influence of George Soros is the fact that this is nothing I made up.  I reported it from a series of articles in The Remnant that were written by Elizabeth Yore and which I referenced and linked to the remarks that I made.

Who is Elizabeth Yore?  A fair question that deserves a proper answer.  Here is her biographical summary from The Remnant:

Elizabeth Yore served on the Heartland Institute Delegation that traveled to the Vatican in April 2015 to urge Pope Francis to re-examine his reliance on UN population control proponents who promote climate change.  She is an international child protection attorney who has investigated several cases of clergy sex abuse of children. She served as Special Counsel and Child Advocate to Oprah Winfrey. She is the former General Counsel of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and former General Counsel at National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

And it's not like Elizabeth Yore is the only source for this information.  At the end of this article, I have provided links to this same data as it was reported by others.  The source was a Wikileaks dump and it’s not like Elizabeth Yore had the only access to it: it was, and is, public knowledge, and it was reported widely except in the left controlled mainstream media.  “Fake News” isn’t just news that is twisted or fabricated; sometimes it is created by reporting nothing at all.  I used Elizabeth Yore as my sole source because a monthly column has limits and because I considered her to be a reliable witness.  I also chose to use her work because she is a regular contributor to The Remnant, which I appreciate for two basic reasons: it is both reliable in what it reports and it is often brave enough to print what others won’t.  Unlike Christian Democracy, in my experience.  A good historian always considers those sources closest to what is being reported to be the most reliable, and Elizabeth Yore has first-hand experience at the Vatican, as she explained in an NPR interview in September of 2015:

So it was with a great deal of consternation that I have grown to really have a great amount of reservations about this pope and his stances because I really saw firsthand at the Vatican what was going on in this papacy.

Here is what she reported in her article of August 23, 2016 in The Remnant titled “THE POPE'S BOSS -- Wikileaks: Pope and Soros An Unholy Alliance”:

Among the many smoking guns uncovered in the Wikileaks data dump, lurks documents that should give Catholics great concern. The latest Wikileaks data dump of internal documents from George Soros’ Open Society Foundation exposes the most shocking of all his political alliances. According to the leaked Open Society Foundation documents, George Soros funds efforts to promote his radical socialist agenda of income inequality by using the bully pulpit of Pope Francis. Soros seeks to “engage the Pope on economic and racial justice issues” by lobbying the Vatican.

George Soros has openly referred to himself as the “Pope’s Boss” for over a decade.  In the Francis pontificate, this has taken on a new and more sinister meaning.  Ms. Yore explains this connection and backs up what she says with quotes from the leaked Open Society U.S. Board Meeting Report:

The unholy alliance and strategic plan is exposed in the leaked Open Society U.S. Board Meeting May 2015 book on page 16:

Pope Francis Visit - $650,000 (USP)

Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States in September will include a historic address to Congress, a speech at the United Nations, and a visit to Philadelphia for the “World Meeting of Families.” In order to seize this moment, we will support PICO’s organizing activities to engage the Pope on economic and racial justice issues, including using the influence of Cardinal Rodriguez, the Pope’s senior advisor, and sending a delegation to visit the Vatican in the spring or summer to allow him to hear directly from low-income Catholics in America.

The purpose of the Soros/Vatican collaboration skewers political to influence the 2016 U.S. Elections, thus securing the presidency for Soros’ handpicked candidate, Hillary Clinton.

The grant will also support FPL’s media, framing, and public opinion activities, including conducting a poll to demonstrate that Catholic voters are responsive to the Pope’s focus on income inequality, and earning media coverage that drives the message that being “pro-family” requires addressing growing inequality. By harnessing the Papal visit to lift up the Pope’s searing critique of what he calls “an economy of exclusion and inequality” and his dismissal of “trickle down” theories, PICO and FPL will work to build a bridge to a larger conversation about bread-and-butter economic concerns and shift national paradigms and priorities in the run-up to the 2016 presidential campaign.

The Soros’ foundation clearly views Pope Francis as an important ally in the Soros income inequality socialist movement and in the run up to the 2016 U.S. election. Notice how the radical leftists in the Soros [camp] reframe the words pro family as “growing inequality.” This grant description highlights how the left hijacks language and exploits it for its own radical political advantage. Its partner in promoting the transformational language is the leftist media.

This might be a good place to pause and wonder why it is that the United State Congress and the mainstream media are so obsessed with the idea that Vladimir Putin and the Russians might have influenced the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump, when it is a documented fact that George Soros and his various front organizations actually did do this for Hillary Clinton!  Why don’t they investigate this?  Along with the “great concern” Elizabeth Yore rightly urges on American Catholics should follow shock and outrage that so much of this influence was (and is) wielded through the “imperialist running dogs” of George Soros: the Democratic Party and the American Catholic Church.           

Why would the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops sell out the Catholic faith and faithful to a Democratic Party bent on transforming the Church into an institution that is the antithesis of everything that she has stood for over the past two millennia? In the speculation that follows, Elizabeth Yore raises this same question and the answer seems to be that it is because there are still those of the mind of Judas standing among the apostles of Christ.  And the stakes in our world are much higher than a mere 30 pieces of silver.  This is from her article of September 6, 2016, titled, “The Money Trail: Why Catholic Bishops Are Silent on Hillary”:


The silence about Hillary Clinton is deafening. One hears nothing but crickets from the U.S. Bishops and Cardinals about the democratic presidential candidate’s radical pro-abortion stance, but for the banished Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Why are they sitting mute on the sidelines? How could they be conflicted between an abortion laden democratic platform and the most prolife republican platform ever? Seems like an obvious choice for Catholics. After all, St. John Paul II described life as “the most basic and fundamental right and the condition for all other personal rights.” What’s going on?

When in doubt, follow the money. This ecclesial trail is flush with cash.

Could it be that the bishops don’t want to anger their federal piggy bank by squealing about that rabid abortion loving democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton?

Could it be that the USCCB enjoys and wants to continue to be awash in Obama cash?

Did the democratic Obama Administration buy the election silence of the Catholic episcopacy by bestowing millions of federal dollars into the coffers of Catholic institutions?

Do the Bishops believe that a President Hillary Clinton is preferred because she will continue to fund their plentiful federal grants for Muslim refugee resettlement?

Oh, the irony! This is the same Obama Administration that has forced lawsuits by the Little Sisters of the Poor, Catholic schools, Catholic businesses and Catholic lay organizations for mandating compliance with Obamacare rules in violation of Catholic doctrine.  Yet, the Bishops stand ready, willing, and able with their hand in the federal cookie jar to implement the Muslim refugee resettlement agenda.

While the Little Sisters of the Poor battled Uncle Sam, the U.S. Bishops and Cardinals were lining the Church coffers with blood money from Uncle Sam.

This isn’t about conscience, folks. It’s about their checkbook.

To be fair to the USCCB, which is something I truly strive for, let me say that I am not unaware that we still have some faithful bishops in the United States.  We also have some who are not, and who are actively involved in the anti-Catholic, leftist agenda I have outlined here, and, to make my point as Elizabeth Yore has made hers, these are the men who are, and have been, guiding the post-Conclliar Catholic Church in the United States into all things “progressive.”  In two earlier works of mine, “The Church Possessed: The Homosexualist Revolution in the Roman Catholic Church” and “Why We Must Not Fiddle While Rome Burns” I went into the causes of the splits and divisions that exist in the American Church in some detail, so, for our purpose here, just let me state that the tendency for some bishops to put their own politics, sexuality, and anti-Catholic loyalties at a higher priority than upholding the Catholic faith is not a new problem, it is hardly unknown, and neither is the problem of supposedly faithful bishops remaining silent.  They go along to get along.  And none of this is “speculative.”   

There have been foxes in the ecclesial hen-house for many generations, stretching back through the history of the Church, and all the way back to Mr. Iscariot himself, I suppose.  But in our time this situation is coming to a head at precisely the same time that the political climate of the world is shifting radically and irreversibly to the left.  This political climate change is the one we should be truly concerned about, for it is much more real and dangerous than the man-made climate change hysteria the globalist left is using to unite the world in the common cause of “saving the planet.”  And even more dangerous is the religious climate change taking place in Rome that sees this as more in tune with Catholic teaching than saving the souls upon this planet unto heaven.

The “crisis” in the Church we hear so much about has roots that run much deeper than the Vatican II Council, and it is not about the “modernist” Pope Francis versus the “traditionalist” Pope Benedict XVI.  These two men simply represent the left and right sides of the same Nouvelle Theologie coin.  The real issue is a Catholic Church hierarchy that has accepted modernism, “the synthesis of all heresies” and scientism, “the synthesis of evolution and theology” as its ultimate reality, while quietly discarding the traditional understanding of salvation through Christ at the cross for a New Age Syncretism posing as Catholicism – a compromise of the True Catholic Faith and a vital step in the direction of a One World Religion.  The irony in this, and the significance that has been lost somehow, is that the Catholic faith itself is the One World Religion: the true religion of universal (catholic) salvation at the cross of Christ: the truth. 

How is it that in the span of a few generations we have gone from the Great Commission, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…” to the Great Apostacy; an apostasy in which the Pope leads not the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church in the crusade to bring Christ to the world, but looks to lead a “United Nations of Religions”: an unholy alliance of the world’s major religions, centered in the occult, nature worshipping paganism that the ancient and Holy Catholic Faith once supplanted.  And it is joined to an effort to eliminate the “true believers” of all faiths:

Patterned after the UN, the UR is meant to be for religions what the UN is for nations: “a permanent gathering center where the world’s religions engage in daily prayer, dialogue, and action for the good of all life on earth,” and where they will make peace amongst themselves and “work together for the healing of the earth.” Using the “light” of paganism and occultism, it aims to solve the usual social issues.

But more importantly, it’s also “an attempt to bring accountability to the religious forum”. As the world’s religious authority, it aims to wipe out “fundamentalism,” which is blamed for wars and conflicts.  Teilhardian Robert Muller, a former UN Assistant Secretary-General and New World Order designer, declared that fundamentalism’s “inflexible belief systems” “play an incendiary role in global conflicts.” “Peace will be impossible,” he said, “without the taming of fundamentalism through a United Religions that professes faithfulness ‘only to the global spirituality and to the health of this planet.’” 

Pope Francis compromises the Catholic faith and the leadership of the Church compromises Catholic teaching with the world and the worldly.  There is no compromise at the cross, but where is it?  Though the subject of an occasional seasonal quote, it is no longer in evidence as the centerpiece of our faith, and no longer proclaimed as the unique tool of God’s salvation.  Today, the Catholic Church is more concerned with the sensitivities of those who are offended by the cross than in proclaiming it as the ultimate truth that it is; as the answer to Pilate’s eternal question.  One can only wonder how long it will be before the crucifixes in our churches are once more taken down and hidden away as they were by the liberal and homosexual bishops in the 80’s and 90’s.  I don’t have to document this one.  I saw it for myself.  And it poses what was then, what is now, and what will always remain, a vital question that we should always ask: Who finds the crucifix so distasteful that they cannot stand before it? Witches? Vampires? Werewolves? Satanists? Freemasons? It is a short and distinct list.

This brings us to the last and certainly not least point that must be made, and that concerns the role of the diabolic in all of this.  Perhaps we should listen and consider when the foremost Catholic experts on exorcism and the workings of the devil have told us that the Church has indeed been infiltrated and that Lucifer himself sits enthroned within the Vatican.  As Father Gabriel Amorth informed us:

Sex abuse scandals in the Roman Catholic Church are proof that that “the Devil is at work inside the Vatican”, according to the Holy See’s chief exorcist.

He added: “When one speaks of ‘the smoke of Satan’ [a phrase coined by Pope Paul VI in 1972] in the holy rooms, it is all true – including these latest stories of violence and paedophilia.”

And, as we were informed by Father Malachi Martin, this took place when:

There was this consecration, this enthronement of Satan within the Vatican, of Lucifer by the way. It's a historical fact. It was done one particular day by a certain group of people representing Luciferians all over the world, especially American Luciferians. It was done. Therefore, in a certain sense, Lucifer has power. He doesn't own yet, but I'm sure he hopes to own some Pope as his man.

Who are these “Luciferians?”  They are Freemasons, the age-old enemies of the Church, and they who, to this very day, at least ostensibly, remain banned from participation in the rites of the Catholic Church.  Freemasonry is the Church of Lucifer masquerading as a mythical philanthropic order. It fronts for Illuminati central bankers who started the US as a vehicle to advance their New World Order.” As Pope Leo XIII told us in Humanum Genus, the principle aim of Masonry is “…to destroy to its very foundations any civil or religious order established throughout Christendom, and bring about in its place a new order founded on laws drawn out of the entrails of naturalism.”  How to bring about this new order in the Catholic Church through its infiltration was outlined in a 19th century document titled, The Permanent Instruction of the Alta Vendita.  The extent to how successful this infiltration had been in the 20th century was documented in the famous Pecorelli list, which detailed the presence of Freemasons in the upper echelons of the Vatican II Church.  Mino Pecorelli, an Italian journalist, was murdered shortly after the list was released.  The claim that “Satan Must Reign in the Vatican. The Pope Will Be His Slave” was witnessed by St. Maximillian Kolbe as he watched Freemasons celebrate their bicentennial in St. Peter’s Square in 1917.  The Permanent Instruction of the Alta Vendita says:

We do not intend to win the Popes to our cause, to make them neophytes of our principles, propagators of our ideas. That would be a ridiculous dream; and if events turn out in some way, if Cardinals or prelates, for example, of their own free will or by surprise, should enter into a part of our secrets, this is not at all an incentive for desiring their elevation to the See of Peter. That elevation would ruin us. Ambition alone would have led them to apostasy, the requirements of power would force them to sacrifice us. What we must ask for, what we should look for and wait for, as the Jews wait for the Messiah, is a Pope according to our needs.

Is Pope Francis this long awaited “Pope according to our needs?”  I don’t have the definitive answer to that question, but what I am posing here is that if any pope is going to participate in the agenda of the New World Order, and cooperate with and promote its goals at the level that Pope Francis is doing, then the question certainly needs to be asked.  While on the one hand, as Pope Francis makes the claim that “Masonic Lobbies … This Is The Most Serious Problem for Me”, on the other the question is raised “Why does Freemasonry Openly Support Pope Francis?” Why indeed.  The mistake I once made concerning Pope Francis was to believe that it was important to follow what he actually said rather than the myriad of conflicting things said about him.  I have since come to understand that rather than following the trail of his contradictory rhetoric, one is better informed by following the trail of his deeds.  What he says and does are often two very different things.  This goes back at least as far as his tenure as Superior of the Society of Jesus in Argentina, and as Archbishop of Buenos Aires during the Dirty Wars.

As for Jack Quirk and Christian Democracy, I recognize his right as an editor and publisher to publish only that content which he wants and for whatever reason he chooses.  That’s up to him.  However, the pieces I wrote for Christian Democracy, including the unpublished “Seedpods of a Catholic Spring or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Satan2” were opinion pieces – prophetic pieces – and not academic articles or position papers.  He understands this.  This is what he asked me to do.  I gave up writing academic papers many, many years ago after an encounter with Christ on a darkened football field made me the “fundamentalist” I am today.  He knows this.  He was there.  The title itself suggests a certain tongue-in-cheek attitude on my part, and if I am accused of writing to entertain as well as inform the rather limited audience that actually “gets” me, then I plead guilty as charged.  But I did not lie and I did not bear false witness. 

That being said, I did document where I got the information he objected to, and I have fleshed that documentation out and added much more to it here.  The real issue, I suspect, was presenting a political point of view that was at odds with the generally liberal tone of Christian Democracy, and I believe the goal all along was to position me so I would retract the article, which I did.  And while I believe that this dances on and crosses the line between editorial privilege and censorship, I’m okay with it.  In the end, I have the right to write or not write for Christian Democracy, and so I exercise it.  You can’t fire me, I quit. No hard feelings.

What I do take issue with was the insinuation that I had fabricated the information and/or had broken the 8th Commandment (You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor).  First of all, I did not mention or accuse any individual bishop of the United States, but spoke of the USCCB as a whole.  Corruption of Catholic teaching within this organization of bishops is nothing new and, as stated elsewhere, I have documented this in other works of mine, just as Elizabeth Yore did in her articles.  So have many others.  The speculative nature in all of this is the fact that during the election cycle of 2016, the USCCB was largely silent on the anti-life issues the Catholic Church opposes (abortion, euthanasia, contraception, etc.), and which the Democratic Party shamelessly supports.  Why might this be?  The money trail ends up here:

…in Fiscal Year 2016, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) received more than $91 million in government funding for refugee resettlement. Over the past nine years, the USCCB has received a total of $534,788,660 in taxpayer dollars for refugee resettlement programs, reported Ann Corcoran, editor of Refugee Resettlement Watch.

In times of financial struggle for the Church, brought on by a very expensive clergy sexual abuse scandal, mismanagement of funds in some dioceses, and dwindling membership nearly across the board, it seems likely, if not obvious, that the USCCB would be anxious to protect its Democratic Party cash-cow, especially in the face of a Republican candidate whose major platform plank concerned reform of a wide-open immigration process.  In my humble opinion, the USCCB, and the Vatican, are guilty of exploiting the refugee crisis as a source of income, and seem willing to do so even to the point of jeopardizing the safety of innocent citizens in the United States and elsewhere.  As a taxpayer, it is my right and duty as a citizen to question this process and not a violation of the 8th Commandment to present it to the bishops and even expect an answer.  It would seem the burden of proof is on them and yet what we hear is, as Elizabeth Yore described it, “Crickets.”

To Jack Quirk I say merely, “Let me quote you a little Scripture…” (he knows what I mean).  As for me, it’s like Rick Nelson said, “…it's all right now, I learned my lesson well.  You see, ya can't please everyone, so ya got to please yourself.”


The world and the Church are rushing headlong into a near future that is best described as a Marxist-socialist global nightmare, ruled by Freemasons who control the wealth, and Luciferians who are corrupting the world religions into the service of the devil.  This is now most commonly known and referred to as the “New World Order,” and if anyone truly doubts that this is no more than a tinfoil hat conspiracy theory, he should read up on United Nations Agenda 21.  Like the Master himself told us in Luke 8:17, “There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed.”  And due to the vast access to information of all kinds that defines our day, the time of this revealing is now.  We are living in the time of the Revelation of St. John.

As this revelation takes place, the pressure to bring this globalist agenda to a fast fruition mounts, just as the pressure to stop it does.  Perhaps nothing demonstrates this so well as the last presidential election cycle we just witnessed in the United States, and the tensions produced by the election of Donald Trump on a platform of renewed nationalism, characterized by a backing away from the globalist New World Order agenda.  And, as I write this, the signs are already apparent that, regardless of what Donald Trump does or doesn’t do, the overall shift of America is still to the left.  It is inevitable.  The New World Order Kool-Aid has been swallowed, and, as a crowd in Jerusalem once clamored for Barabbas, so the crowds in Washington DC, across the country, and in the mainstream media clamor for globalism.  The election of Donald Trump has, perhaps, bought us a little more time, and, perhaps more importantly, has served to illustrate and illuminate how much that was considered “conspiracy theory” a short time ago has now become more obvious and more regarded as factual.

And so we are proceeding ever more rapidly to the climax of history; that time in which the “forces that believe in God and those that don’t” come into final conflict for control of the planet.  And when the Church of Jesus Christ aligns herself with the globalists and promotes a population control agenda that ultimately calls for a population reduction on planet earth of 6 billion people or more, then we need to be aware of it and understand that this can mean only one thing: genocide.  And we should also be aware that this is taking place as the chickens borne of decades of meddling in the sins of population control come home to roost, as demonstrated in this article by Dr. Brian Clowes for Human Life International:

There is growing awareness that the world “population explosion” is over or, indeed, that it never actually materialized. When the population scare began in the late 1960s, the world population was increasing at a rate of more than two percent per year. It is now increasing at less than one percent per year, and this rate is expected to continue to drop due to continuing population control activities.

From the very beginning, the concept of a “population explosion” was an ideologically motivated false alarm specifically designed to allow rich nations to pillage the resources of the poorer nations. The resulting push for population control in LDCs [less developed countries] has borne absolutely no positive fruit in its decades of implementation. In fact, population control ideologies and programs make it even more difficult to respond to the impending grave crisis looming in the form of a disastrous worldwide “population implosion.” It is time to begin urging families to have more children, not less, if we are to avoid a worldwide demographic catastrophe.

It is the forces that don’t believe in God – the Luciferians – that are ultimately behind this impending "worldwide demographic catastrophe," brought on by the population control agenda; an agenda based upon unbridled greed and in which the corrupted and infiltrated hierarchy of the Catholic Church participates.  It is this Masonic corruption that needed to be rooted out of the Roman Curia by Pope Francis (and not the likes of Cardinal Burke), but instead it remains to lay the groundwork for the ultimate apostasy: the Vicar of Christ in charge of a global, anti-Christian religious organization in support of the New World Order. 

Here in the USA, even as the beacon of liberty flickers and wanes in the twilight of our history, the ability to freely express the Christian truth, even in the midst of controversy, still demonstrates that the intriguing and lasting beauty of the American experiment is best found in the strength and foresight of the United States Constitution.  This is especially so concerning the first amendment to the Bill of Rights, which protects our right to religious freedom and the expression of it.  I have exercised that right freely here, and I intend to continue to do so as long as I am able and permitted to do so.  It seems nearly impossible to me to be living in a day in which such basic constitutional rights are in jeopardy, and those who are the loudest in exercising their right to freedom of expression are also those most interested in taking these rights away from those with whom they disagree.  The underlying truth that has always been the foundation and strength of America is the inherent trust her citizens have classically had for each other: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”  Usually attributed to Voltaire, but actually penned by Beatrice Hall, it is this attitude that lead E.B. White to his revelation that America works because more than half of the people tend to be right more than half of the time. 

As a people, we have had the uncanny ability over two and half centuries to sort the verbal and written wheat from the chaff and form a majority opinion that is right more than it is not, and when mistakes have been made we have been able to return to the polls and correct them.  E pluribus unum is not a perfect system, but until we enter the one we shall find in that kingdom that is not of this world, it’s as good as it gets.  The election of Donald Trump shows that, in spite of George Soros and his political lickspittles and puppets, there is still enough integrity left in the system to allow the will of the majority to prevail, but how long this will last is another matter.  Those waving signs, shaking fists, and drawing blood in favor of Hillary Clinton, and the agenda of the New World Order, indicate that time for America is running out.

In the end, everything but the ultimate truth of the cross of Christ and its unique power to save us is merely speculation of one sort of another.  Reality radiates out from that most sacred point where Christ hangs for each of us: it is that point between heaven and hell; that point where divinity encounters humanity and offers the great gift of redemption.  Prophecy is the response to how the whole of humanity reacts to this gift and, thanks to the devil’s influence, and mans’ own hubris, the answer is “poorly.”  And, while prophecy must always leave open the door to repentance, most in our world today have ceased to believe in God in any meaningful way, and, because of this, the extermination of those who still do rises on the horizon of the impending apocalypse.    

It has long been foretold, and that this can even be contemplated is evidence enough that the end is near.

And, as I see it, that is truth.

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Vatican Newspaper Forbids Dissenting from Dissent - The Remnant
Vatican Watch...The Vatican’s ‘Greatest Supporter’ and Collaborator - The Remnant
Who Are The Illuminati? - Jesus is Savior
Why do the Freemasons Love Pope Francis? Part I - OnePeterFive
Why do the Freemasons Love Pope Francis? Part II - OnePeterFive
Why do the Freemasons Love Pope Francis? Part III - OnePeterFive
Why does Freemasonry Openly Support Pope Francis? – Veritas Vincit
Wikileaks Email Links Hillary Clinton To Bohemian Grove - Your News Wire
Windswept House? Fr. Amorth says Devil is 'at work inside Vatican' - Crisis Magazine
Writings of Malachi Martin - Puritans
Other Sources/Items of Interest
America Is Becoming More Liberal - The Atlantic
Bishops Betraying The Catholic Church - Catholicity
C.S. Lewis Foresaw Rise of Scientism as Religion Today, Says Scholar at Apologetics Conference - Christian Post
David Rockefeller Quotes (Author of Memoirs) - Good Reads
Rick Nelson - Garden Party Lyrics - MetroLyrics
Soros, Forces of Communism Organize in US - These Last Days Ministry
What Is PizzaGate? - PizzaGate Press
What is the New Age Movement? - carm