Heterodox and Anti-American

The Church in America has over the past century been one of the main pillars of the Vatican.  The current gang running the Vatican are doing their worst to convince American Catholics to change this policy.

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  1. O’Sullivan’s First Law: “All organizations that are not actually right-wing will over time become left-wing. I cite as supporting evidence the ACLU, the Ford Foundation, and the Episcopal Church. The reason is, of course, that people who staff such bodies tend to be the sort who don’t like private profit, business, making money, the current organization of society, and, by extension, the Western world.”

    And,

    From Orwell, “Reflections on Gandhi”

    “. . .Gandhi’s teachings cannot be squared with the belief that Man is the measure of all things and that our job is to make life worth living on this earth, which is the only earth we have.”
    […]
    “But it is not necessary here to argue whether the other-worldly or the humanistic ideal is ‘higher.’ The point is that they are incompatible. One must choose between God and Man, and all ‘radicals’ and ‘progressives,’ from the mildest liberal to the most extreme anarchist, have in effect chosen Man.”

  2. The anti-American is possibly the Liberation Theology coming out. I studied with a professor back in the day who spent time in S. America and learned quite a bit about LT. He said one defining characteristics, beyond seeing socioeconomic solutions as the answer to our problems, was a fervent Anti-Westernism/Anti-Western Democracies attitude. Given how Pope Francis has interpreted certain problems and historical events, that seems to fit with my old prof’s observations.

  3. Jeffrey Sachs, one of PF’s BFF’s.
    I may have already said this somewhere else on TAC, and if so, please forgive my redundancy: My German Calvinist grandmother used to say “Tell me who you run with, and I’ll tell you who you are.” Every day we learn more clearly and definitively who Bergoglio is.

  4. I have for some time suspected that there was a strong strain of “Yanqi Go Home!” at work in the Vatican. Sorry to see that I am right.

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