THE FACE OF EVIL

FROM THE SERVANT GENERAL

SYNODOS

(Part 68)

THE FACE OF EVIL

May 20, 2015

Have you ever seen the face of evil?

 

We do have the enemy within, the liberal prelates and clerics and nuns who favor homosexuality and acceptance of irregular unions. They are sounding more and more like the worldly powers that seek to overturn traditional morality and Judeo-Christian values.

Obama is the prime instrument of Satan in this work. He claims to be a Christian, but favors a great deal that is unchristian. He advocates work with the poor, but thoroughly neglects the truly poor–the defenseless unborn in the womb, the women who are victimized by a culture of licentious sex and pornography, the elderly and incapacitated who are euthanized.

Make no mistake about it. Secular humanist forces, including many western governments, seek to weaken or even stamp out religion and the opposition to their totalitarian intentions that come from people of authentic faith. Of special focus of attack is the Roman Catholic Church, which generally still adheres to traditional Judeo-Christian values. Make no mistake about it. Severe persecution is coming.

Hillary Clinton, just as evil as Obama, has already signified her intentions. As President she will forcibly change religious beliefs against abortion. She has already labeled opposition to homosexuality as akin to honor killings, widow burning or female genital mutilation. Are these latter to be tolerated? Will opposition to abortion then be tolerated? Don’t be naive.

It is then very unfortunate and tragic that Catholic prelates in effect support such directions, by accommodating irregular unions (cohabitation, divorce and remarriage, same-sex unions), thus greatly weakening authentic faith.

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Obama: Churches should stop focusing so much on protecting life and marriage

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Basing his comments on “my own Christian faith,” President Obama told the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit that churches should spend less time focusing on abortion and same-sex “marriage.”

During a panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University last Tuesday, Obama criticized churches for how they engage politically, focusing on “divisive issues” such as protecting life and preserving marriage.

The president said, “When it comes to what are you really going to the mat for, what’s the defining issue, when you’re talking in your congregations, what’s the thing that is really going to capture the essence of who we are as Christians, or as Catholics, or what have you, [poverty] is oftentimes viewed as a ‘nice to have’ relative to an issue like abortion.”

While the Christian religion has rejected abortion since its founding, and always considered homosexuality a grave sin, traditionally no welfare state economic theory has been endorsed by the Christian Church.

While campaigning for president, Obama lightly dismissed the question of abortion, telling megachurch pastor Rick Warren that knowing when human life begins was “above my pay grade.”

In contrast, the president argued last week that churches would gain more followers if they embraced the “powerful” idea of helping those in poverty. “I think it would be powerful for our faith-based organizations to speak out on [poverty] in a more forceful fashion,” he said.

The president also said that advocating the redistribution of wealth is “vital to following what Jesus Christ, our Savior, talked about.”

“I reject his premise,” blogger Stan Guthrie, an editor at large at Christianity Today, commented. “People of faith already do far more for the poor than secular leftists.”

President Obama’s comments, he said, exemplified “unbelievable ignorance on display.”

The unusual scene of a sitting president criticizing churches for emphasizing traditional doctrines opened the question of whether the president and others on the Left intend to influence, cajole, or bully Christians into altering their fundamental moral beliefs. Obama’s remarks came shortly after presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declared that religious beliefs against abortion “have to be changed.”

She had previously likened beliefs that homosexuality is immoral to “honor killings, widow burning, or female genital mutilation.”

At the Georgetown forum, Obama admitted that focusing on poverty to the exclusion of moral issues such as abortion would be politically advantageous to Democrats in the next election. Clinton is the front-runner to become the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.

Those churches which have emphasized issues like economic redistribution or climate change have had the most precipitous loss of members, according to a new Pew Research Center report on the decline of Christianity in America.

In his remarks at Georgetown, Obama also criticized Fox News for its reporting on welfare and government aid recipients, declaring, “We’re going to have to change how the media reports on these issues.”

Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said it was unacceptable that “the biggest class warrior to ever occupy the White House” spent his time blaming cable news outlets and churches for the nation’s sour economic climate.

“It’s not at all his fault. It has nothing to do with his [fiscal] policies,” he said. “It’s the churches’ fault.”

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