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Vic Biorseth, Friday,
December 26, 2014
I was reading another Renew America article linking Obama, Pope Francis and the Cuban Communist dictatorship, and it drew my attention, and not only because it quoted me. The linkage is unavoidable, and it is very concerning. Read it for yourself, right here.
The Mainstream Media is trying to gently back out of some of their earlier lies. It isn't Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, who they now, seemingly surprisingly, report as "trending" Marxist. He always was Marxist. His anti-American Marxist ideology has not changed one iota. Ever in his life. And they know it.
They, who put him in power and kept him there, despite the unavoidable truth about him which they covered up, now want to publicly wash their dirty hands and begin separating themselves from him. As if they, too, were not Marxist ideologues.
American Presidential overtures to Communist dictatorships began with what I always felt was President Nixon's greatest folly. His opening up of relations with Red China and granting them "Favored Nation" status was accompanied by what I considered a betrayal of an important friend and ally on the Island nation of Formosa. Nixon even sided with the Communist Chinese regime in opposing Formosa's standing in the UN and international recognition of it's own national name.
As the article points out, the Red Chinese government has not changed.
Cuba now joins Red China as a Communist dictatorship blessed and encouraged by an American President. And, apparently, by a Pope.
First, we need to disassemble the Media lies about our "Embargo" and "Blockade" of Cuba. There is no blockade. The only embargo of trade is between America and Cuba, and nobody else. Cuba is free and open to trade with every other nation on earth, and they do. Calling our closed relations with Cuba a blockade is a typical Communist lie. It cannot be blamed for Cuba's poverty; that is the fault of Cuba's Communist ruling regime, and nothing else. They are and have been trading with all nations other than us, and they have no need of us. That is an excuse for their glaring economic failure.
The only American blockade of Communist Cuba was during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I remember it well, because I was stationed with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in West Germany at the time. We were on high alert, locked and loaded on the East German border, staring down multiple Soviet armored divisions. Most of today's citizens have no idea how close we came to World War III before Khrushchev finally backed down and removed his nuclear missiles from Cuba. The blockade has been lifted ever since.
Our News Media, our Entertainment Industry, and now our Marxocrat Party has had a growing and ongoing long-distance love affair with the Castro Communist dictatorship almost from it's birth. In our current President, the Cuban Communists must feel an immediate kinship, almost as strong as the current kinship between Comrade Obama and Comrade Putin. Birds of a feather flock together.
But the possibility that Pope Francis may have "facilitated" the unilateral action of Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, in normalizing American relations with the Communist regime in Cuba gives me pause. If this is bridge building, what kind of bridge building is it?
Are America, under a clearly Marxist President, the Vatican, under a not quite so clearly Marxist Pope, and Cuba, under a quite typical Communist dictatorship, all to sit around a camp fire and sing Kumbaya? To what purpose?
Does the Pope, or anyone, really believe that an established total dictator might voluntarily give up being a total dictator? This can only end with good being compromised, for evil never compromises, and never backs down. And, make no mistake about it, Marxism is evil.
The Catholic Church will always survive a bad Pope. She already has, multiple times. Papal Infallibility is limited to the pronouncement and interpretation of Revealed Truth from the Deposit of Faith, which closed with the death of the last original Apostle. Nothing may be added to it; nothing may be detracted from it; nothing may be changed within it. No Pope has ever taught error on Faith (love of God) or Morals (love of neighbor) as permanently established in Sacred Deposit of Faith. Revealed Doctrine does not change.
We have had many "bad" Popes, and the Church survives. We have it on good authority that the very Gates of Hell will not prevail against her.
But I'm not so sure America can survive yet another major avenue opened up to the ongoing advance of Marxism against her very foundation. And that may be what this Pope is doing.
As a Catholic, it is hard to say these things, but I feel that they must be said. The Church herself is under attack, from within. She is being attacked by evil ideology under disguise as some new form of justice, normalcy, equality and peace. That's how evil advances these days. By slick deception.
If Pope Francis is not a Marxist, he has a very funny way of showing it. See the Evangelizing for World Communism page.
If Cardinal Wuerl is not a chief promoter of public acceptance of unlimited abortion on demand, he has a very funny way of showing it. (Welcoming the most public champions, political sponsors and promoters of unlimited abortion to Holy Eucharist in his Archdiocese.)
If Cardinal Dolan is not a chief promoter of public acceptance of the open, active practice of homosexuality, he has a very funny way of showing it. (Building up and supporting openly homosexual Catholic Parishes while closing more orthodox Catholic Parishes in his Archdiocese.)
If the entire USCCB is not a chief promoter and big-dollar backer of Saul Alinsky developed, George Soros sponsored, grass-roots Marxist Revolutionary organizations, they have a very funny way of showing it. (That's where Catholic Campaign for Human Development collections go, and that's where Catholic Relief Services collections go. See the Lucifer and the CCHD page.
This is not what the Catholic Church is supposed to be about.
Nor is it what America is supposed to be about.
Pray for the Pope.
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Date: Fri Dec 26 13:33:55 2014
Location: Wyoming, PA
"They, who put him in power and kept him there, despite the unavoidable truth about him which they covered up, now want to publicly wash their dirty hands and begin separating themselves from him. As if they, too, were not Marxist ideologues."
Of course they did, and are doing, and by definition are. For this is merely a "bait and switch", a "pick a card, any card" sleight of hand tactic, a "con job". And it provides further evidence that the United States as a Judeo-Christian based, Constitutional Democratic Republic is in deep, deep trouble.
I pray that the Papacy will remain sound. However if not, it seems that at least some US Catholics and perhaps many Evangelical Christians are keeping their spiritual wits about them. Either way it looks as though things are soon to become very messy.
Date: Sat Dec 27 20:54:00 2014
Location: Folsom, LA, USA
A little insight into how socialist teaching that influenced Pope Francis was introduced into Catholic Universities may be found in the Wikipedia article Roman Catholicism in Mexico.(kind of long but I think it's around chapter 6)
Hope you and yours had a wonderful Christmas Mr. Vic and I wish you a very Happy New Year.
Date: Fri Jan 09 11:04:35 2015
From: Andrew Maggard
Location: Port Haywood, Virginia, USA
It is no secret that Castro's Cuba is an economic basket case. now that Venezuela is under economic duress as a result of the declining oil revenues, it is also no secret that the more than 30 thousand Cuban Military and Security advisors that are currently in Venezuela are propping up the current despotic and corrupt government of Venezuela. That the more than 10 billion of Venezuelan aid to Castro's Cuba cannot be sustained Cuba must look elsewhere for a bail out. Please note that Comrade Obama has come to the rescue, Peace be on him, and will soon no doubt propose, if not outright grant, a huge tax payer funded bail out of the defunct and corrupt Cuban Regime. It is a current belief that the Pope with his leftist leanings has contributed to this "compassionate" move to restore diplomatic relations with this evil, despotic regime just 90 miles from our shores.
Date: Tue Feb 09 12:56:44 2016
From: martinez calvo
Location: miami,florida usa
As you notice,the pope did not want to meet the dissidents(group of people that are against Castro-communists ) however he went to visit the worst criminal dictator ever been in our America. He never criticized Castro for the killing of so many Cubans including Catholics that die in the firing squad. In the history of our country never a Cubans has to jump in to the ocean to have liberty. We are more than 2 millions Cuban in exile, there has to be a reason. When the pope came to USA, he criticized the death penalty, however when he was in Cuba he never mentioned the death penalty that he (Castro) imposed to good Cubans. We never had death penalty in Cuba. If the is not a Communist, he is acting like one. God have mercy on him.
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The Purpose of this grouping of links is to organize all site Papal Imperfection webpages in one place for easier reference.
Papal Imperfection Pages.
While Popes enjoy the charism of Infallibility when teaching on faith and morals, as established in the unchanging Deposit of Faith, they remain human, and imperfect, as was Peter and the original Apostles. Popes can err when not teaching on faith and morals, and whenever speaking on matters outside the Deposit of Faith. Two of these areas, particularly troubling in these days, involve Papal favor shown to areas of Godless Marxist ideology, and to the belligerent, invasive, domineering and menacing false religion of Islam.
Who will drain the Catholic Swamp, and how, exactly? Trump is draining the Washington Swamp; what about the Catholic Swamp? Our last perfectly capable Pope abdicated for apparent political reasons, certainly not health. Was he Swamped?
Will Pope Francis become a Self Deposing Pope? "The pope himself, if notoriously guilty of heresy, would cease to be pope because he would cease to be a member of the Church."--Catholic Encyclopedia
Red Pope Francis and the KGB's Liberation Theology. The Russian KGB developed "Liberation Theology" as another path to Global Revolution. Pope Francis may be a victim of it, or, he may be a perpetrator of it.
Vatican War: Are we witnessing a Papal Melt Down? Pope Francis and the "Spirit Of Vatican II" Cardinals now openly attacking Orthodox Cardinals in the now open-to-public-view Vatican War.
On the Question of Papal Deposability. Asking whether Bishops may actually Depose a Pope for Heresy. Is there even such a thing as Papal Deposability?
Dubiosity (my word) in Francis' Papacy: The Five Dubia. Pope Francis feeds Papal Dubiosity through indecisiveness, vague language and official pronouncements left open to wildly varying interpretation.
Pope Francis and the deepening and worsening Catholic Civil War. Letter asking Pope Francis to step down: Can we really do that? Has it been done before? And is Pope Francis even Catholic?
There is No Hell, because Pope Francis said so. Right? "No one can be condemned for ever, because that is not the logic of the Gospel!" --Pope Francis
Popephobia: A Catholic Mental Disorder. (I think I have it.) Popephobia is related to American Obamaphobia, and German Merkelphobia. They are all closely related social disorders. (Could they be a Social WMD?)
The Blind Guides leading Western Civilization toward the pit of Human Barbarity. "Establishment" Party Members and "Establishment" USCCB Bishops are not all Evil Traitors; most of them are Deceived Blind Guides.
Unreason in the Church: Who Is Evangelizing Who? On Unreasoned Gathering with Sinners: Who is Converting Who? Is the Church committing "Merciful" Suicide?
Loosey-Goosey Theology, Wishy-Washy Leadership, and Anything Goes Culture. Pope Francis' Exhortation, Obamunist Cultural Diversity, LGBTQP+ "Sophisticated" Social Engineering, and "Whatever" Global Culture.
Why Did Vatican II Ignore Communism? The veil of mystery over the Council’s omitting any reference to Communism has gradually been lifted
I must oppose the pope on globalism, but not on faith and morals. Recent comments of the pope on globalism, calling for a world political authority, is absolutely the last thing the world needs.
The Smoke of Satan is in the Church in America; has it reached the Vatican too? The Smoke of Satan conceals the true object of the Progressive Agenda.
On the "inevitability" of a Perfect Global Government in a "New World Order". Is this "New World Order" idea divinely inspired, or is it the ongoing work of Satan?
Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, and Evangelizing for World Communism. Evangelii Gaudium started out on Catholic Evangelism, but ended up Evangelizing World Communism.
The Treacherous Global Delusions of Marxism-Leninism. Is Pope Francis a duped "Useful Idiot" of Marxism, is he Delusional, or is he actually In On It?
Musings on the deep treachery of the most trusted among us. Deep Treachery: Were they all deceiving us from the beginning, or did they somehow "turn" after being raised to positions of trust?
Crony-Catholicism? Really? The USCCB is advancing Obamunism? Say it ain't so, Joe! It's bad enough that we now have so many Marxified Bishops, but now they actually act against the faith?
Cliff Kincaid interviewed Vic on TV about Pope Francis and his Marxism. Addressing Marxist and Islamic ideology creeping into Catholicism.
If Francis is a Communist Pope, how does that affect Catholic Faith and Morals? Exploring the links between Comrade Obama (peace be upon him), Pope Francis and Communist Cuba.
Roman Catholic Marxism? Excuse me? Who is evangelizing whom? Roman Catholic Marxism explores the Politics of Private property v. Collective property (i.e., Marxist Redistributionism.)
On the Vague Anti Authoritarianism of Pope Francis And the Relationship between Vague Anti Authoritarianism in High Places and Moral Depravity in Culture
Do we have an anti-American Pope? A Pro-Obama, Anti-Capitalist, Redistributionist, Utopian, Pro-Illegal Alien, quite consistently Anti-American, Pope Francis?
Delusional Pope Francis, molding world culture into one undefinable hodgepodge. Does the Pope want International Communism, or just a border-less, all inclusive, nonsensical, global non-culture?
The Religion Politics Nexus: If the Religion is not true, Politics become evil. For Martin Luther, Politics drove Religion. For Pope Francis, Religion drives Politics. Or does it?
Pope Francis just said WHAT? Excuse me? Can anyone out there help me reconcile what Pope Francis just said with Catholic Revealed Truth?
Marxists running the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Social Science? Died in the wool Marxists in the Vatican's P.A.S.S. No wonder Pope Francis favors the Socializing Frauds of "Sustainable Development", "Climate Change", etc.
Disorder and Confusion from the White House. And from the Vatican, too? The growing disorder in Obama's America, and in Pope Francis' Catholic Church.
Pope Francis receives an Open Letter calling for his Papal Resignation. "Year of Mercy" begins with an Open Letter: An Urgent Appeal to Pope Francis to Either Change Course or Renounce the Petrine Office.
Globalist Pope Francis' Marxist Program to End All Sovereign Nations. Our Globalist Pope leads the attack on all National Sovereignty to bring an end to all national borders in favor of Total Global Disorder, ostensibly for the good of the Planet and the Poor.
Looking more closely at Pope Francis' chosen Papal Pals. If a critter walks like a duck, talks like a duck and is constantly seen in the company of other ducks, the logical conclusion is that he most probably is a duck.
Globalist Stupidassism in the Vatican. Globalist Fraud after Hoax after Scam, all promoted in the Pontifical Academy of Science and the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences "Workshop on Biological Extinction."
On the new (to me) heresy of Popalitry. False belief that a Pope can do no wrong leads to Pope Worship.
Do we have a Diabolically Controlled Pope? Every time he opens his mouth, he makes himself a fool.
The Dubia Aftermath shows that Pope Francis still doesn't get it. Non-response to the Dubia means a Warning; non-response to that means a second Warning, and finally, a non-Pope Council to depose the Pope.
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