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22 August 2018

[Perrin Lovett] – Horrific New Light Shed on the Crisis in the Roman Catholic Church (That Crisis Which Threatens All of Christendom)

Christianity is one of the three fundamental pillars of Western Civilization (along with the Greco-Roman legal legacy and the European nation-state). And, of the three, it is arguably the most important. The West cannot stand without it. Our enemies know this and that is behind the constant globo-secular attacks on the Faithful and the Church. Those assaults, however, are likely not the worst obstacle to our continued functioning religion and way of life.

 

The real threat is inside. Many in Europe, in America, and elsewhere have been aware of this phenomenon for years. But last week a story surfaced which renewed the call to alertness and action like nothing I have ever seen before.
In a blog post last week I first examined the spectacle, one seemingly lifted from the pages of a gothic horror novel. A Pennsylvania grand jury released a 900-page report detailing over 1,000 cases of predatory sexual abuse, committed by some 300 priests and other leadership figures, over many decades, at various PA Catholic parishes and institutions.
Read The Report HERE. ***WARNING: This is among the vilest evil imaginable.***

We, the members of this grand jury, need you to hear this. We know some of you have head some of it before. There have been other reports about child sex abuse within the Catholic Church. But never on this scale. For many of us, those earlier stories happened someplace else, someplace away. Now we know the truth: it happened everywhere.

Remember that PA is but one of 50 states in one of about 195 countries with practicing Catholic populations. PA has roughly 3.5 million Catholics out of 1.285 billion worldwide (or .0027%). Out of such large numbers, even in the Keystone State alone, the percentage tally of abuse incidents and victims is statistically small. However, the concern should be huge. The real problem is with the priests and the hierarchy. These are clergymen who, direct abuses aside, simply cannot administer their offices effectively.
After reading more of the cases than I cared to, I discerned a pattern: abuse, cover-up, abuse, cover-up, shielding from civil justice, insanely slow administration of Canon justice, and denial. Why and how did it take so long for this to become public knowledge? Parishioners have literally been held hostage and forced to pay (hush money) for the abuse. Such a tragedy is beyond belief. It’s beyond systemic corruption. It is indicative of the embedded presence of Lucifer and his evil.
I, along with others, call for a purge. A macro purge would involve reversing Vatican II and probably Vat. I as well. At the operational level, every single identifiable satanist, atheist, sodomite, pederast, communist, and globalist in the Church must be removed. (It would be just to remove many from the world, period).
Without a substantial overhaul, traditional Catholics are left with three choices: 1) continue to suffer; 2) withhold money and support in protest until reform comes, or; 3) leave (one notes Orthodox Churches do not seem similarly afflicted).
Picture from Vatican News.
On Monday, August 20th, Pope Francis responded via a Letter to the People of God. Therein he admitted:
Looking back to the past, no effort to beg pardon and to seek to repair the harm done will ever be sufficient.  Looking ahead to the future, no effort must be spared to create a culture able to prevent such situations from happening, but also to prevent the possibility of their being covered up and perpetuated.
One will note that among the various Biblical passages cited, Matthew 18:6 is absent. But, Amen!, we do need action. Some are already contemplated what I suggested above and the withholding of financial support. But, in testament to the force and nature of this trouble, even as some talk about a purge, others busy themselves building bridges and fomenting better relations with the enemy. Yes, wolves are eating the flock. So bring in more wolves! Madness.
Picture by browniecheesecake.com. And no offense offered to actual wolves, our lovely if noisy woodland friends.
The recent report, while very specific, is also somewhat applicable to the general and greater tribulation of the whole Church in the West. I recall a late article about the decline of Southern Baptists and other Protestants in South Carolina. The decline of Southern Baptists. In South Carolina. The Bible Belt. Said article paints a partial picture of post-Christian “culture.” It isn’t a Rembrandt: ”The share of Americans who identify with Christianity is declining, while those who say they have no religion is growing rapidly.” Remember the important pillar of that which we like to call Civilization…
The numbers are shocking. In less than a decade, while gaining 11 new Baptist church buildings, SC lost 78,516 church members. At this rate, in a few years, the state might only have 50,000 Southern Baptists, each attending his own, individual church… Unity?

This is the result of decades of decline, confusion, and degeneracy in society generally and, specifically, in the parishes. In a time and place where literally anything goes (unless it makes sense), people look for refuge in the Church. Increasingly, in place of sanctity and safety, what they find is more anything goes, worldly conformity, virtue signaling, postmodernism, taboos, rock n’ roll services, Churchianty, cotton candy theology, and, in many cases, outright evil.
This decline cannot stand. If it does, then we will not.
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Fellow Terry College of Business (UGA) grad Brother Perrin Lovett is a true renaissance gentleman & scholar. A recovering attorney, he’s into guns & cigars, and the US Constitution. Apublished authorPrepper columnist &YouTube personality, and an acclaimed blogger, TPC is very proud to have our old friend on board as the C.F. Floyd Feature Writer of National Affairs.

 

*Reprinted from The Piedmont Chronicles.

*My goal is to have the TPC column syndicated nationally or at least regionally. By posting the entire structure here I have achieved minimal syndication. A start.

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