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Robert Steele: Notre Dame Cathedral Burning False Flag, Complicity of Pope, Organized by Macron, Merkel, & May, Each a Satanist, Goal of Saving EU & Central Banks UPDATE 13

I was devastated by the total burning of Notre Dame cathedral, a place where I once prayed in thanks for one of my son’s who survived what might otherwise have been a certain death. The parallels to both the Reichstag Fire and 9/11 loomed.

Then I heard from the shadow foreign minister of France and I believe all of the following to be true and an indictment of Macron, Merkel, May, and the Pope — Notre Dame would not have burned as it did without the explicit complicity of the Church — and key police, fire, and government offices in Paris — in detail, in advance, and into the future.

Here is what I have been told by a ranking source in France:

Extraterrestial View of the Satanic Sacrifice Site

01 Canadian intelligence officers who went immediately to the site for a first hand look were prevented from getting close.

02 No electricity in the area where the fire is alleged to have started.

03 Two dead within the fire, both evidently murdered (two bullets each)

04 No helicopters brought in to fight the fire

05 Dysfunctional water spraying machine, a mockery of a fire-fighting performance

06 Official narrative pretending it was an accident was immediate and clearly on the shelf and ready to go.

07 Timing impossible to dismiss — intended to prevent announcement of Macron’s loss in the national debate inspired by the Yellow Vests.

08 Afternote A: anniversary of the Titanic that was precursor to the creation of Central Banks and the subversion of all governments.

09 Afternote B: This is intended to save the global financial system owned by the Satanists by saving the European Election in May, anticipate a call for “financial solidarity” that keeps France trapped in Europe by “EU” agreeing to pay for the renovation of the cathedral. “EU” and Central Banks are the beneficiaries of this false flag event, along with Macron as the token leader of France on behalf of the Satanic Deep State.

10 Afternote C: This is an intended “death blow” against Western Civilization. Although the Muslims are not being blamed, the sub-text is Frankfurt School / Tavestock Institute fundamental: whites and the West are shit, hail all illegal immigrants, transgenders, and fat stupid people — the sheep of all sheep.

11 Afternote D: The roof of Notre Dame was original to the 13th century and has survived all wars, all manner of natural hazards. This was the single most precious asset in France, not so much a Catholic religious asset as a national spiritual cultural asset. Final conclusion: the Satanists are DESPERATE.


Notre Dame burning early on, fire brigades evidently held back

Separately I am told by sources in Asia with access to secret society leaders:

01 This was a Satanic Easter energy sacrifice by Satanists Macron, Merkel, and May, each believed to be an individual Satanist (and pedophile and sacrificer of children in ritual torture ceremonies). Each has their own major secular physical world failures pointing toward their Earthly demise.

02 This was assuredly done with the complicity of the Pope and the Catholic Church hierarchy, the two dead may have been murdered because they would not comply with Satanic instructions. This was not an accident, this was an inside job with outside (French national police) complicity in closing the area off and preventing effective responses from being coordinated. For the existing plan to blanket this sacred site with water to not have been executed instantly is the equivalent of Dick Cheney controlling NORAD on 9/11.

03 The coincidence of Steve Bannon setting up shop in an Italian monastery and calling the Pope an enemy with the timing and scope of the fire (total destruction) is considered just that — a coincidence.

04 The Pope’s incentive — apart from being a Satanist for whom God is the enemy and Notre Dame a lovely sacrifice to Satan — is said to revolve around the WikiLeaks dump and the exploding pedophilia scandal that if properly investigated would lead to every single cardinal and most bishops being defrocked, and the arrest of Assange, which has triggered the “dead hand” data dump and will lead to further deeply scandalous revelations about the Catholic Church in relation to Satanism, pedophilia, and financial crime.

05 Commercial insurance fraud is beginning to be discussed. The Church’s income has suffered from the pedophilia scandal, apart from a Satanic sacrifice of epic proportions, the Church (and the owner of the site, the French government) should be investigated for the possible use of the event as a two-fer: Satanic sacrifice and insurance fraud.

UPDATE on Commercial Insurance Fraud. Alert Reader sends in this paragraph from the Daily Mail:

“Notre-Dame is owned by the state and has been at the centre of a years-long row between the nation and the Paris archdiocese over who should bear the brunt of costs for badly needed restoration work.”

Daily Mail: Twenty-three minutes that could have saved Notre Dame? Alarm was raised during mass at 6.20pm but staff could not find the fire until 6.43pm ….when the inferno was raging out of control

The “patsies” for the alleged “gross negligence are likely to be the restoration team, we look for them to be placed under investigation as a means of distracting the public from the real perpetrator, Macron & his Satanic allies.

She’s safe in our hands! Young construction boss, 32, at centre of Notre Dame fire probe boasted about his firm’s ability to protect historic sites as his company won £5million contract to repair cathedral’s spire

UPDATE on Commercial Insurance Fraud from different Alert Reader.

Everything including the candles, statues, and most art appears to have been saved although fraudulent insurance claims are to be expected. It is as if the roof and only the roof was carefully prepared for cinematique burning.

Scott Bennett, always a good source for Grand PSYOP, says this:

If I was a betting man, my guess is this Notre Dame Cathedral fire was a “Kristolnacht” type of psyop event, similar to when the Nazis ignited the 1930’s fire and blamed the communists to win the election….my guess is this is similar, with Macron benefiting by shutting down the yellow vest protests (which have been destroying him and putting France in civil war. Who benefits from the fire? well perhaps Israeli Mossad and/or Shin-bet doubling-down on their “religious war” between Muslims and Chrisitians as may have been the case in the “Chr*st-Ch_rch” NZ event and the fake video of the guy running around like he’s in a video game with fake weapons, etc. A renewed religious war is always good for the military industrial complex. Perhaps they might even try and blame it on Iran–but most likely would have been MEK if it was anyone, working with MI6-CIA. Just another day in the police-state.

Scott provides this link:

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Fire, Worker Claims it Was “Deliberately” Started

The official story [Credible false flag reports are being censored]:

Macron Vows to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral After Devastating Fire

Vatican Insider: Palace Coup, Pope Frances to Be Stripped of Power w/ Kevin Annett

Open the Video 3 time Noble Peace Prize nominee and past ordained minister, Kevin Annett, rejoins the program to discuss how Vatican insiders have shared with him that a political coup is currently underway in the Vatican.

3 time Noble Peace Prize nominee and past ordained minister, Kevin Annett, rejoins the program to discuss how Vatican insiders have shared with him that a political coup is currently underway in the Vatican.

He explains the factions of power and why Pope Frances has lost power. He describes what the process will look like and that ultimately, to the public, he will simply step down due to a made up reason.

We also discuss the horrific practices of child trafficking and abuse in the church. You can see more of Kevin Annett and his work at http://MurderByDecree.com

Vatican Newspaper Under Pope Francis Praises Karl Marx the Founder of Communism

The L’Osservatore Romano is the daily newspaper of the Vatican City State. The paper was founded in 1861. It is classified as a semi-official newspaper of the Holy See.

The paper this week praised communist founder Karl Marx.

More than a 100 million people were killed by communist regimes in the 20th century.

Previous popes condemned the evil of communism. Not Pope Francis. This is a confusing time for the Catholic Church.

There really is no excuse for this.

CNS News reported:

Several weeks back, Pope Francis was criticized for reportedly claiming “there is no Hell” — a claim he did not deny — and now his own newspaper at the Vatican, L’Osservatore Romano, has published an article that applauds German Cardinal Reinhard Marx for his praise of the founder of Communism, Karl Marx.

In the May 6 article, headlined Marx in controluce (Closer to Marx), Cardinal Reinhard Marx speaks proudly of Karl Marx, who wrote the Communist Manifesto, and whose teaching has been denounced by the Catholic Church and multiple Popes since the 19th century.

Karl Marx’s 200th birthday was on May 5, a birthday that Cardinal Marx applauded in an interview last week and said “we should commemorate.”

Nonetheless, as the respected Catholic blog “The Eponymous Flower” details and translates, “In yesterday’s Sunday edition of the Italian Osservatore Romano, an initiative of Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, President of the German Bishops’ Conference and member of the C9 Cardinal Council, was benevolently published: the ‘canonization’ of Karl Marx.”

The L’Osservatore Romano article states: “We are all on the shoulders of Karl Marx. That does not mean that he is a church father.”

“This outrageous formulation reserved for former popes and church leaders means that Karl Marx is not a church father, but almost one,” reports The Eponymous Flower.

Shocking Bombshell! Pope Francis’ Plan to Take Over the World! Here Is Precisely How (Must See Videos)

Eye-opening information, VITAL video!

The New Age of the antichrist is at the doorstep! The false prophets Jesus warned us of have been deliberately planted in our churches. Kenneth Copeland for example, plus much more exposed!

Exposed – the Jesuit plan to counter the protestant reformation. As we draw close to the 500 year anniverary of the reformation on 31st October 2017, the agenda to re-unite Christian churches under the Roman Catholic Apostate Religion is underway. Despite a long history of persecution, matyrdom and heretical doctrines, some groups of protestant Christians are embracing this Papal Templar scheme with open arms.


Pope Francis Plan to Take Over the World (2018) Recommended!

I have said all these things to you to keep you from falling away. They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. John 16: 1-4 “If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. Remember the word that I said to you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours. But all these things they will do to you on account of my name, because they do not know him who sent me. John 15: 18-21

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Pope Francis has abolished hell, purgatory, heaven: papal confidant

October 27, 2017 (Sandro Magister) — In the important newspaper “la Repubblica” of which he is the founder, Eugenio Scalfari, an undisputed authority of Italian secular thought, last October 9 returned to speaking in the following terms about what he sees as a “revolution” of this pontificate, in comments by Francis that are derived from his frequents conversations with him:

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“Pope Francis has abolished the places where souls were supposed to go after death: hell, purgatory, heaven. The idea he holds is that souls dominated by evil and unrepentant cease to exist, while those that have been redeemed from evil will be taken up into beatitude, contemplating God.”

Observing immediately afterward:

“The universal judgment that is in the tradition of the Church therefore becomes devoid of meaning. It remains a simple pretext that has given rise to splendid paintings in the history of art. Nothing other than this.”

It is seriously doubtful that Pope Francis really wants to get rid of the “last things” in the terms described by Scalfari.

There is in his preaching, however, something that tends toward a practical overshadowing of the final judgment and of the opposite destinies of blessed and damned.

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On Wednesday, October 11, at the general audience in Saint Peter’s Square, Francis said that such a judgment is not to be feared, because “at the end of our history there is the merciful Jesus,” and therefore “everything will be saved. Everything.”

In the text distributed to the journalists accredited to the Holy See, this last word, “everything,” was emphasized in boldface.

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At another general audience a few months ago, on Wednesday, August 23, Francis gave for the end of history an image that is entirely and only comforting: that of “an immense tent, where God will welcome all mankind so as to dwell with them definitively.”

An image that is not his own but is taken from chapter 21 of Revelation, but from which Francis was careful not to cite the following words of Jesus:

“The victor will inherit these gifts, and I shall be his God, and he will be my son. But as for cowards, the unfaithful, the depraved, murderers, the unchaste, sorcerers, idol-worshipers, and deceivers of every sort, their lot is in the burning pool of fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

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And again, in commenting during the Angelus of Sunday, October 15 on the parable of the wedding banquet (Matthew 22: 1-14) that was read at all the Masses on that day, Francis carefully avoided citing the most unsettling parts.

Both that in which “the king became indignant, sent his troops, had those murderers killed and their city burned.”

And that in which, having seen “one man who was not wearing the wedding garment,” the king ordered his servants: “Bind him hand and foot and throw him out into the darkness; there shall be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth.”

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On the previous Sunday, October 8, another parable, that of the murderous vine dressers (Matthew 21:33-43), had undergone the same selective treatment.

In commenting on the parable during the Angelus, the pope left out what the owner of the vineyard does to those farmers who killed the servants and finally the son: “He will put those wretches to a miserable death.” Much less did he cite the concluding words of Jesus, referring to himself as the “cornerstone”: “He who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; but when it falls on any one, it will crush him.”

Instead, Pope Francis insisted on defending God from the accusation of being vindictive, almost as if wanting to mitigate the excesses of “justice” detected in the parable:

“It is here that the great news of Christianity is found: a God who, in spite of being disappointed by our mistakes and our sins, does not go back on his word, does not stop, and above all does not avenge himself! Brothers and sisters, God does not avenge himself! God loves, he does not avenge himself, he waits for us to forgive us, to embrace us.”

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In the homily for the feast of Pentecost, last June 4, Francis argued, as he often does, against “those who judge.” And in citing the words of the risen Jesus to the apostles and implicitly to their successors in the Church (John 20:22-23), he intentionally cut them off halfway through:

“Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive, they will be forgiven.”

Omitting the following:

“Those you do not forgive, they will not be forgiven.”

And the fact that the truncation was deliberate is proven by its repititon. Because Francis had made the exact same deletion of the words of Jesus on the previous April 23, at the Regina Coeli of the first Sunday after Easter.

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Last May 12 as well, while visiting Fatima, Francis showed that he wanted to set Jesus free from his reputation as an inflexible judge at the end of time. And to do this he warned against the following false image of Mary:

“A Mary of our own making: one who restrains the arm of a vengeful God; one sweeter than Jesus the ruthless judge.”

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It must be added that the liberty with which Pope Francis cuts and stitches up the words of Sacred Scripture does not concern only the universal judgment. Deafening, for example, is the silence in which he has always shrouded Jesus’ condemnation of adultery (Matthew 19:2-11 and parallel passages).

In a surprising coincidence, this condemnation was contained in the Gospel passage that was read in all the churches of the world precisely on the Sunday of the beginning of the second session of the synod of bishops on the family, October 4, 2015. But neither in the homily nor at the Angelus on that day did Pope Francis make the slightest reference to it.

Nor did he make any reference to it at the Angelus of Sunday February 12, 2017, when that condemnation was once again read in all the churches.

Not only that. The words of Jesus against adultery also do not appear in the two hundred pages of the post-synodal exhortation “Amoris Laetitia.”

Just as no appearance is made in it by the terrible words of condemnation of homosexuality written by the apostle Paul in the first chapter of the Letter to the Romans.

A first chapter that was also read – another coincidence – at the weekday Masses of the second week of the synod of 2015. To tell the truth, those words are not included in the missal. But in any case, neither the pope nor anyone else ever cited them while discussions were being held at the synod about changing the paradigms of judgment on homosexuality:

“Therefore, God handed them over to degrading passions. Their females exchanged natural relations for unnatural, and the males likewise gave up natural relations with females and burned with lust for one another. Males did shameful things with males and thus received in their own persons the due penalty for their perversity. And since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, God handed them over to their undiscerning mind to do what is improper. They are filled with every form of wickedness, evil, greed, and malice; full of envy, murder, rivalry, treachery, and spite. They are gossips and scandalmongers and they hate God. They are insolent, haughty, boastful, ingenious in their wickedness, and rebellious toward their parents. They are senseless, faithless, heartless, ruthless. Although they know the just decree of God that all who practice such things deserve death, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them” (Romani 1, 26-32).

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Moreover, at times Pope Francis even takes the liberty of rewriting the words of Sacred Scripture as he sees fit.

For example, in the morning homily at Santa Marta on September 4, 2014, at a certain point the pope attributed to Saint Paul these “scandalous” words: “I boast only of my sins.” And he concluded by inviting the faithful present to “boast” of their own sins, in that they have been forgiven from the cross by Jesus.

But in none of Paul’s letters can such an expression be found. The apostle instead says of himself: “If it is necessary to boast, I will boast of my weaknesses” (2 Corinthians 11:30), after having listed all the hardships of his life – the imprisonments, the floggings, the shipwrecks.

Or: “About myself I will not boast, except of my weaknesses” (2 Corinthians 12:5). Or again: “He said to me: ‘My grace is enough for you; strength is in fact made fully manifest in weakness.’ I will therefore gladly boast of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me” (2 Corinthians 12:9), with more references to the outrages, persecutions, anguish he has suffered.

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Coming back to the final judgment, Pope Benedict XVI also acknowledged that “in the modern era, the idea of the Last Judgement has faded into the background.”

But in the encyclical “Spe Salvi,” which he wrote entirely on his own, he forcefully reaffirmed that the last judgment is “the decisive image of hope.” It is an image that “evokes responsibility,” because “grace does not cancel out justice,” but on the contrary “the question of justice constitutes the essential argument, or in any case the strongest argument, in favour of faith in eternal life,” because “with the impossibility that the injustice of history should be the final word does the necessity for Christ’s return and for new life become fully convincing.”

And again:

“Grace does not make wrong into right. It is not a sponge which wipes everything away, so that whatever someone has done on earth ends up being of equal value. Dostoevsky was right to protest against this kind of Heaven and this kind of grace in his novel ‘The Brothers Karamazov.’ Evildoers, in the end, do not sit at table at the eternal banquet beside their victims without distinction, as though nothing had happened.”

(English translation by Matthew Sherry, Ballwin, Missouri, U.S.A.)

Nostradamus Warned: Pope Francis Will Abdicate the Papacy

This documentary short looks into one of Nostradamus’ predictions. Nostradamus is famous for penning several prophecies written in quatrains that have stunning accuracy to events that happened after he died. Almost all of Nostradamus’s predictions do not contain a time frame.

It is only after the event happens that the prophecy becomes clear. One of these was written about Benedict XVI, who would “flee” Rome in the December when a great comet is seen in the daytime.

This prophecy points directly to Benedict, who resigned privately to the college of cardinals in December 2012. It was around this time that astronomers began to photograph Comet ISON. Another Nostradamus prophecy appears to point to Francis, who will “change territory” when a second sun appears in the sky.

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It is unclear whether Nostradamus was referring to the appearance of Planet X or Nibiru, but the prophecy is ominous nonetheless. I believe Pope Francis is moving the world toward the religion of the Antichrist, including the publication of a document called “The Joy of Love.” Though it does not change church doctrine, it does brush aside the authority of the word of God in exchange for “freedom of conscience.”

This is an exceedingly dangerous document that shows how far down Pope Francis has taken Roman Catholics. There are other prophetic works that appear to point to an abdication by Francis.

One of these is called Lord of the World, a novel about a character named Father Francis who leaves the Roman Catholic Church to join the new world religion of the Antichrist. Father Francis even leads a procession of worship of the antichrist, who is U.S. Senator Julian Felsenburgh. At the end of the second part of Lord of the World, Rome is destroyed and the new pontiff relocates to Nazareth.

Finally, Pope Francis just received the 2016 Charlemagne prize, which is given to somebody who has helped in unifying the world. Interestingly, the prize is named after the first world ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, who was given complete political and religious authority by Pope Leo III when he was crowned on Christmas day, 800 A.D.

 

 

 

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President Trump surpasses the Pope to become most followed world leader on Twitter

President Donald Trump surpassed Pope Francis to become the most followed world air on Twitter, reaching the rarefied air of around 40 million followers. The pope’s followers, in all languages, are slightly fewer.

Public relations firm Burson-Marsteller’s latest “Twiplomacy” studyshows that Trump, with his @realdonaldtrump handle, took the top spot over the weekend from the Pope, who tweets in English from the @Pontifex account and in Spanish from @Pontifex_es. The pope also has Twitter accounts in Italian, Arabic, Polish, French, German, Portuguese and Latin.—More…

The Pope of Islam

As if he weren’t already committed enough to foolish false charity and willful ignorance regarding the jihad threat, Pope Francis on Wednesday met in the Vatican with Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, the secretary general of the Muslim World League (MWL), a group that has been linked to the financing of jihad terror.

During the meeting, al-Issa thanked the Pope for his “fair positions” on what he called the “false claims that link extremism and violence to Islam.” In other words, he thanked the Pope for dissembling about the motivating ideology of jihad terror, which his group has been accused of financing, and for defaming other religions in an effort to whitewash Islam.

I don’t object to the Pope’s meeting this man. After all, Jesus was a friend of tax collectors and sinners. But the meeting appears to have been a pointless feelgood session, probably featuring some sly dawah from al-Issa. According to Breitbart News, “the two men reportedly exchanged views on a number of ‘issues of common interest’ including peace and global harmony, and discussed cooperation on issues of peaceful coexistence and the spread of love.”

The spread of love. Yes, that’s what the Muslim World League is all about.

Nor is this the first time a Muslim leader has thanked the Pope for being so very useful. Last July, Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Cairo’s al-Azhar, thanked him for his “defense of Islam against the accusation of violence and terrorism.”

Has any other Pope of Rome in the history of Christianity ever been heralded as a “defender of Islam”?

Of course not. But the Catholic Church has come a long way since the days of Pope Callixtus III, who vowed in 1455 to “exalt the true Faith, and to extirpate the diabolical sect of the reprobate and faithless Mahomet in the East.”

If time travel could be arranged and Pope Francis could run into Callixtus III, Callixtus could “expect a punch,” for Francis is not just a defender of Islam, but a defender of the Sharia death penalty for blasphemy: after Islamic jihadists murdered the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists who had drawn Muhammad, Francis obliquely justified the murders by saying that “it is true that you must not react violently, but although we are good friends if [an aide] says a curse word against my mother, he can expect a punch, it’s normal. You can’t make a toy out of the religions of others. These people provoke and then (something can happen). In freedom of expression there are limits.”

So for the Pope, murdering people for violating Sharia blasphemy laws is “normal,” and it isn’t terrorism for “Christian terrorism does not exist, Jewish terrorism does not exist, and Muslim terrorism does not exist. They do not exist,” he said in a speech last February. “There are fundamentalist and violent individuals in all peoples and religions—and with intolerant generalizations they become stronger because they feed on hate and xenophobia.”

So there is no Islamic terrorism, but if you engage in “intolerant generalizations,” you can “expect a punch.” The Pope, like the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, apparently thinks that the problem is not jihad terror, but non-Muslims talking about jihad terror; Muslims would be peaceful if non-Muslims would simply censor themselves and self-impose Sharia blasphemy restrictions regarding criticism of Islam.

For Pope Francis has no patience with those who discuss such matters: “I don’t like to talk about Islamic violence, because every day, when I read the newspaper, I see violence.” He said, according to Crux, that “when he reads the newspaper, he reads about an Italian who kills his fiancé or his mother in law.” The pontiff added: “They are baptized Catholics. They are violent Catholics.” He said that if he spoke about “Islamic violence,” then he would have to speak about “Catholic violence” as well.

That comparison made no sense, for Italian Catholics who killed their fiancés or mothers in law were not acting in accord with the teachings of their religion, while the Qur’an and Islamic teaching contain numerous exhortations to violence.

But Pope Francis, defender of Islam, cannot concern himself with such minutiae. Nor does he appear to be particularly concerned about the fact that all his false statements about the motivating ideology behind the massive Muslim persecution of Christians over the last few years only enables and abets that persecution, for if that ideology is not identified and confronted, it will continue to flourish.

The Pope of Rome, whom Catholics consider to be the earthly head of the Church, should be a defender of Christianity, not a defender of Islam, the religion that has been at war with Christianity and Judeo-Christian civilization since its earliest days. That any Christian leader would be called a “defender of Islam” by anyone only casts into vivid relief the absurdity of our age and the weakness of the free world. The creeping idolatry of the papacy that is rampant in today’s Catholic Church, with all too many Catholics treating every word of the Pontiff as if it were a divine oracle, only makes matters worse.

Can you imagine any Muslim leader ever being called a “defender of Christianity”? Of course not: Muslim leaders are more aware than their fond defender in the Vatican that Islam mandates warfare against unbelievers, not defense of their theological views.

Pope Francis is not only disastrously wrongheaded about an obvious fact that is reinforced by every day’s headlines; he is also deceiving and misleading his people about a matter of utmost importance, and keeping them ignorant and complacent about a growing and advancing threat.

“Leave them; they are blind guides. And if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit.” (Matthew 15:14)