(LifeSiteNews) — On this week’s episode of Faith & Reason, John-Henry Westen, Liz Yore, and Father James Altman discuss the arrest of a far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) lawyer for domestic terrorism, the congressional heat on Attorney General Merrick Garland over the Department of Justice and FBI treatment of Mark Houck and his family, the brazen Satanism increasingly infecting our culture, and the latest updates on a Church in crisis.
Thomas Jurgens, a 28-year-old SPLC attorney, has been charged with domestic terrorism for allegedly taking part in the firebombing of a new police training facility in Atlanta, Georgia, that is currently under construction. Liz Yore idiomatically refers to this as an instance of throwing stones while living in a glass house, because the far-left SPLC was the organization whose research served as the basis for the FBI memo targeting Latin Mass Catholics.
“It’s been a bad week for the SPLC,” she says. “The FBI whistleblower [Kyle Seraphin] exposed them … for being haters, for being Christophobes. And lo and behold, one of their own — on a legal team, no less — ends up being charged with rioting with Antifa and firebombing a construction site for a brand-new Atlanta Police Department training center.”
The influence of Satan has undeniably become more pronounced as of late, with “After School Satan Clubs” cropping up all over the United States, drag queens cavorting in front of children, and Satanic themes and imagery coming out of Hollywood. Father Altman explains that the root cause of this is people’s inability to follow the Sixth Commandment of “thou shalt not commit adultery,” which encompasses all manner of disordered sexual acts.
“We’re seeing it in all forms of entertainment, which is how Satan gets our attention, isn’t it? He’s not going to lure us with boring hard work, is he? He’s going to lure us through sensual pleasures, through the sins of the senses,” Altman says. “Listen, abortion would gone immediately if everybody said, ‘I’m going to strive for purity, chastity, virginity.’ Abortion wouldn’t even be an argument anymore. It wouldn’t even be an issue on the table.”
Liberal bishops around the world continue promoting heterodox views on homosexuality, female priests, divorce, contraception, and more — advancing anti-Catholic positions that jeopardize the salvation of souls.
Such bishops often sideline, ignore and even persecute traditional Catholics who simply ask that the Faith be preserved and passed on to their children.
But traditional Catholics cannot be silenced any longer, which is why we are uniting in this international boycott of modernist bishops and dioceses until the deposit of Faith is upheld by the hierarchy again.
SIGN: We will not fund modernist bishops or priests who undermine the Catholic Faith, but rather direct our contributions towards faithful clergy and orders that work for the salvation of souls.
There are countless examples of bishops working against Christ’s Church in calling for divine law to be ignored in favor of sexual, doctrinal and liturgical deviancy, even trying to clamp down on Catholics who practise the Faith.
Just last year, Cardinal Cupich banned traditional prayers after Mass, and more recently has curtailed the Traditional Latin Mass in his diocese.
Cardinal Cupich has banned the Hail Mary and St Michael Prayer after Mass
Who but a devil would ban these prayers after Mass
— Nick Donnelly (@ProtecttheFaith) August 27, 2021
The attack on the Faith is out in the open, with modernist bishops causing scandal in countless ways:
We have seen enough. Now is the time to show true Catholic unity against those who undermine the Faith – do not be bullied into submission by these men who would disfigure Christ’s Church.
JOIN THE BOYCOTT & SHARE! Tell everyone you know to STOP giving money to bishops who attack the Catholic Faith.
“We therefore commit to a financial boycott of modernist bishops until the hierarchy resolves to uphold the entire deposit of Faith.”
If the bishops refuse to uphold and protect the teaching of Christ’s Bride, the Catholic Church, then we must refuse to support them until they repent.
P.S. — Demanding that liberal bishops be held to account through financial boycott will help save the Church from doctrinal and pastoral ruin. This is the first step in restoring the Faith for future generations. Our time is now, so please join us by signing today!
Photos: Pope Francis. Flickr. Long Thiên; Cardinal Cupich. Flickr. Goat_Girl; Collection Plate: Lisa F. Young/Shutterstock
In recent Church news in the United States, Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio, recently banned the Traditional Latin Mass on the Franciscan University campus. Furthermore, faithful priest and friend of LifeSiteNews Father Richard Heilman was moved out of his parish in the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, which Westen called “heart-rendering not only for him but for his parishioners” as well.
“Father Heilman has been … the general of this spiritual battle. And his parish has responded and is grown and is thriving,” Yore says. “As Father Heilman said, ‘We’re family,’ and he’s devastated. So this pattern continues. It’s going to continue unless the laity begin to figure out a way to address this gutting of the Catholic faith by the shepherds. It’s got to stop.”
For this and much more, tune in to this week’s episode of Faith & Reason. Have a wonderful weekend!
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