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The Bloggers are the Problem...The Bloggers are the Problem

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Hang on...Who is the real target here?

The long awaited Leveson Report has been released and those newspapers orientated towards the Left (The Guardian, The Independent, along with a host of celebrities) are scandalised by the outcome that, thus far, the Prime Minister hasn't endorsed official regulation of the newspaper industry by statute.

The newspapers traditionally orientated towards the right of British politics, (The Telegraph, The Times, The Daily Mail) have meanwhile praised David Cameron for resisting pressure and not endorsing a statutory body for press regulation.

My first reaction is thus: David Cameron, as we have seen, seems to move along the left to right spectrum like a table football figure depending on how politically expedient it is to do so. So...what has the British Press got on David Cameron?

However, while the British mainstream media chew over the results of the Leveson Report, a totally unexpected tangent has suddenly been taken, one supported, most prob…

A Quote for Our Times

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H/T Fr Z

Dissenting Bitter Pill Correspondent Mickens in US Talk on 'My Church'

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I challenge readers to watch this for longer than five minutes without reaching for a sick bag or smashing up their computer monitor. This is the guy who wept when Benedict XVI was made Successor of St Peter. Presumably, that's because despite his hatred of the 'institutional Church', he sees the Papacy as the Office which could turn the Catholic Church into a loyal sister of the Anglican Communion.

The Vatican is imploding, right? Funny that because I was under the impression that Tablet sales are down year upon year and that it is The Tablet which is heading into oblivion. Incredibly, this man is so blinded by the half century of fifth columnist liberals who have laid waste to parishes and dioceses around the World, in all sectors of the Church's mission, that he has the audacity to point to the Successor of St Peter and the Vatican in terms of blame, because, obviously, the Church isn't liberal enough to maintain its 'relevancy' to the people.

I expect …

Power over Life and Death...

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"Speakest thou not to me? Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and I have power to release thee?"

What power today is in the hands of those who like Pontius Pilate either ask, 'What is truth?' or who have no interest in asking the question! What power indeed and how unwisely is it used and with what dreadful consequences!

The unborn who were and are told, 'I have power to crucify thee, and I have power to release thee' by doctors and nurses, by politicians and the supporters of the destruction of innocent life! Then after they have dismembered the unborn body, wash their hands as if they are innocent of their blood!

To the elderly who are told by doctors and nurses, by politicians, 'I have power to crucify thee, and I have power to release thee'! Such people know the power that they have and like Pilate use it with devastating effect upon human lives and families, starving the defenceless to death!

To mothers and families under the cons…

Christ the King

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"It's Just the Word...Marriage!"

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I went to a pub in a nearby town and saw a man reading a newspaper article about 'same-sex marriage'.

So, having never met the guy before and not living in the area I just decided to ask him what he thought of 'gay marriage'.

He replied that he had nothing in particular against civil partnerships and all that. He said, "It's just the word...marriage! Why can't they call it something else? Anything else but marriage!"

Rotherham is the Tip of the Iceberg

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Christopher Brooker is one of the few people in the public forum who stands up for the rights of families against what is becoming an ever greater threat to human dignity and the right to a family life. The awful reality is that social services, backed up by family courts across the United Kingdom have, for years, even decades, been removing children unjustly from families to be put up for what has been described as 'forced adoption.  The policy has been explicitly eugenic and is directed at poor families who are left powerless and with no voice to speak out.

A minority of extreme cases of child abuse and terrible neglect of children in the media have been used as an excuse for this trend in social engineering in a racket that spans decades. Victims, as well as mothers and fathers and grandparents, in this racket, include children who are severed from their roots and placed often into a care system that dehumanizes them and in cases abuses them.

The Conservative/Liberal Coalition…

The Chinese Model of State-Sanctioned Religion?

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If the established Church is a spent force in British society then why does the Government want to control it?

Don't get me wrong, I don't believe the Anglican Church has much relevance in British society since its orders are surely 'null and void'. The refashioning of the hierarchy according to equalities discourse does it no favours, wins it no more converts and serves not to make it more relevant, but more irrelevant to the modern age.

The kowtowing to modern trends in sociological theory and the 'equal' workplace dogma only serves to make it appear less and less like a Church and more and more like any other institution. Though this Church was founded not on Christ and St Peter, but an earthly king with some earthly motives who sought power over the true Church, even perhaps liberal Anglicans would have to admit, if questioned, that the Church was not established to be 'just like any other British institution'. To say that would be to suggest that …

Some Thoughts on Sexuality

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As we move into a more secularised society in which the Church's message is less welcome it is worth reflecting on what the Church is saying to people who have sexual identity issues. Besides the obvious compassion the Church has on those who struggle with homosexuality (and sexuality in general), the Church presents to every age the same vision of redemption, of man placed into a wondrous relationship with God by virtue of his Baptism and the other Sacraments.

The message is not heard as loud or as often as it should be, perhaps, but the message for nearly 2,000 years remains the same. Our happiness is linked intrinsically to our relationship with God and our neighbour. The happiness we seek is blessedness - not mere contentment and security, nor the pursuit of pleasure. The Beatitudes laid out by Christ in His proclamation of the Kingdom of God upon the Mount are those teachings that will make us truly happy. They just so happen to overturn what the World says of how we can ach…

Equality for Ladies?

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Not here, thank you very much, Mr Cameron...

Like the traditional vestments, boys. What a game of chess you could have on that floor!

Meanwhile, look at this disgusting example of patriarchy in action. Go on, sister, smash the patriarchy! How typical of a man in authority to think he has the duty, as a man, to comfort a downtrodden sister...


Searching for Homeless Interviewees with the BBC

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I was recently contacted by the BBC in Brighton who are looking to make a documentary on the homeless and the cuts. So, I accompanied a reporter from the BBC to the St Mary Magdalen Soup Run.

The BBC are looking for a particular strand of homeless person who has been affected directly by the Government's cuts.

In other words, the BBC are looking for 'deserving poor', rather than 'undeserving' poor. The deserving poor are those who have been hit by the cuts. The undeserving are those who are homeless because of some other event or feature in their lives. Interestingly, nobody from the Soup Run really came forward to be interviewed. One who did think about coming forward was reticent about being interviewed because he has family in another part of the country and he doesn't want them to see him in his situation as it is now.

I don't know why the BBC man, who is very affable and likeable, requires someone from the Church to put him in touch with homeless men …

Hey, Dave, what's the rush?

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MPs are set to vote on 'gay marriage', within weeks.This is, by all accounts, a monumental shift in UK Government policy. What's the rush? Are the lions in Britain's zoos hungry due to the rising price of meat or something?

It's a big decision, Dave. You're rushing into this and its a decision you may live to regret. Take some time out to think about it. You know, it could upset a lot of people - voters even. People could lose their jobs not too long after you've 'taken the plunge'.

I don't know. Maybe Dave's just a misunderstood biblical Christian who has seen the words of Scripture, 'What thou doest, do quickly,' and has decided to take Our Lord literally.

Meanwhile, the Chancellor, George Osborne (of Bilderberg participation fame) has also publicly committed himself to the drive for same-sex marriage. Quite what the issue has to do with the Treasury or the City of London is a mystery, but there we go. On the face of it, I suppose…

Government by Banking Institutions

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On Tuesday, The Independent reported that City banks and investment institutions told George Osborne to step up the Government's commitment to low carbon energy in order to avoid a future marked by climate change related disasters.

On Wednesday, George Osborne stressed how vital big banking institutions are to our society and told the United Kingdom:

 "I want Britain to be the home of big successful banks. I think it would be a real shame if we were saying to the likes of HSBC that they can't locate themselves in the UK. I think that would be a mistake for us as a country."
It looks rather to me like we're being governed by banks. For some reason the entire banking sector of the United Kingdom has jumped on board the carbon bandwagon. Stepping into a local branch of HSBC recently, I saw two promotional posters. One had a picture of a bee or wasp with cameras for eyes with a caption that said something like, 'In the future, nature and technology will work in ha…

Pope Benedict XVI: 'Practical Atheism' More Destructive than Disbelief

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CNA reports on the Holy Father's recent lessons on Faith, at Paul VI Hall.

'The practical atheism of those who say they are Christian but live as if God does not exist is a greater threat than actual atheism, Pope Benedict XVI said as he presented three ways for people to more fully discover God.
While actual atheists often think deeply about God before rejecting belief, practical atheism “is even more destructive … because it leads to indifference towards faith and the question of God,” the Pope stated. His fourth installment in a series of lessons on faith was delivered Nov. 14 to an overflow crowd of nearly 7,000 in the Pope Paul VI Hall, near St. Peter’s Square. Benedict XVI focused his address on the challenge of witnessing to Christ in today’s world. Christian witness is always hard, he said, because people are prone to “being dazzled by the glitter of worldliness,” but in the Western world sharing the faith is even harder today.

 As he described it, the Christian fai…

Sir James Lovelock Admits He Might Have Exaggerated a Little Over Climate Change

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The Daily Mail today reports...

'Environmental scientist James Lovelock, renowned for his terrifying predictions of climate change's deadly impact on the planet, has gone back on his previous claims, admitting they were 'alarmist'. The 92-year-old Briton, who also developed the Gaia theory of the Earth as a single organism, has said climate change is still happening - just not as quickly as he once warned.

He added that other environmental commentators, such as former vice president Al Gore, are also guilty of exaggerating their arguments. The admission comes as a devastating blow to proponents of climate change who regard Lovelock as a powerful figurehead. Five years ago, he had claimed: 'Before this century is over billions of us will die and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable.' But in an interview with msnbc.com, he admitted: 'I made a mistake.'

He said: 'The problem is we don’t…

Despotic Leaders' Favourite Personality Disorder to Be Eliminated

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That's right. The narcissistic personality disorder is no longer a disorder at all.

Perhaps the only personality disorder for the Western world will be those disorders that suggest the patient has some kind of traditional morality and refuses to accept new and certified norms of human behaviour and convention. Despotic, genocidal leaders will be happy about the development in psychological theory and practice.

Pray for Peace

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Former Chief Executive of Family Planning Association is New Head of Girl Guides

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Life Site News today reports that...

'The former chief executive of the UK’s Family Planning Association, the UK branch of Planned Parenthood, has been appointed as the new head of the country’s Girl Guide organization.

Julia Bentley said that she was delighted by her appointment to what she called “the ultimate feminist organization,” and indicated that under her leadership, Guiding will “offer girls what they really need.”


Tens of Thousands Protest 'Same-Sex Marriage' in France

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Meanwhile, here in the United Kingdom, The Telegraph today reports that, 'Liz Truss, an education minister, refused to rule out the possibility that teachers, even in faith schools, could face disciplinary action for objecting on grounds of conscience.' At the time of counting, The Telegraph article has attracted 3085 comments and counting. Readers are not amused.

And who can blame them. The redefinition of marriage will turn mothers and fathers into progenitors A and B. 'Husbands' and 'wives' will become merely 'parties to a marriage'. The entire landscape of the post same-sex marriage is totalitarian in its application to society. It has already been proved so by the experience of Canada and those states in the US where it has been brought in, like Massachusets. Parents will be unable to pull their children from lessons on homosexuality and marriage as the State takes away from parents the right to be primary moral educators of their children. It wil…

Royal Society Was Founded by Freemasons

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Ah, so now we know why...

 '...historically, and continuing right now, Britain, and in particular London, has been and is the geopolitical epicentre of the culture of death'...

Back in June of 2012, the Royal Society used the Rio+20 Conference to...

'...urge action not only on reducing consumption, but also on slowing population growth, with a particular focus on educating women and girls in developing countries. “For too long the dual issues of population and consumption have been left off the table due to political and ethical sensitivities,” said Professor Charles Godfrey, Fellow of the Royal Society and Working Group Chair of the IAP, the global network of science academies. “These are issues that affect us all, developed and developing nations alike, and we must take responsibility for them together.”
The good news was that at the time, the Vatican threatened 'to block moves for free access to reproductive health services because of concerns about contraception a…

The Royal Society: It Blogs

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Well, thankfully, despite raising the tension over the over 300 year old Royal Society and suggesting that the institution has been at the forefront of the social re-engineering of the United Kingdom towards a eugenic dystopia in which all but a select class will be rendered highly limited in their reproduction, don't worry, because its really not a conspiracy at all.

No. They're quite open about it really.

You can read the blogs posted by The Royal Society. They really do hammer home the point that this Society, dominated throughout history by eugenics advocates of one kind or another, still to this very day is interested in the same Malthusian prophecies that concerned Fellows from before Darwin and beyond.

For evidence of this, try reading The Royal Society's blogs. Latest blog posts include such riveting reads as:

We Need to Talk About Population
7 Billion: Can We Count on It?
Access to Contraceptive Services - A Woman's Legal Right?
And here's one for Tina Beatt…

London Victoria Train Station November, 2012

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The Royal Society: An Illustrious Group of Fellows

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'Put you on the armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the deceits of the devil. For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and power, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places. Therefore take unto you the armour of God, that you may be able to resist in the evil day, and to stand in all things perfect. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of justice, And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace.' ~ St Paul to the Ephesians
What links Thomas Malthus, Charles Darwin, J.Robert Oppenheimer, Lord Rothschild, Clement Attlee, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Richard Dawkins, Isaac Newton, Charles Galton Darwin, Julian Huxley, brother of Aldous, who wrote Brave New World, David Attenbrough, Henry Wellcome, John D Rockefeller, Tim Bernard Lee, Bertrand Russell and many, many other 'luminaries'?

Answer: The R…

Is this what Vatican II called for?

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A friend has introduced me to a band called The Electric Prunes, who produced this album entitled Mass in F Minor. As the Vatican II documents called for, Latin has been retained. My friend believes that this was a group of very devout Catholics who took a lot of acid in 1968. I believe this could be called Chant psychedelia...Very prayerful...if you're on acid.

Smoking Licence

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What next, reproduction licences?

10 Hours of Medieval Music

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Some people have too much time on their hands.

Savita and the Case for Abortion

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Poor Ireland. I have read, so far, just a few good articles on Savita and the case for abortion, so before you read anything else on this tragedy, including this blogpost, read Life Site News.

First and foremost, may she, they, rest in peace, Savita and her unborn child, may the Angels and Saints lead them into Paradise.

But else what can we say? This could be the case that breaks Ireland's resistance to abortion. Most likely, it will be. If you read media reports, Ireland is now in self-flagellation mode over Savita's tragic death. It should not be. Let us state it clearly - Ireland should not be hanging its head in shame.

I've read several pieces, including William Oddie's piece for The Catholic Herald in which he argues that doctors could or should have induced labour despite the fact that doctors would know that an unborn child of 19 weeks would certainly die outside the womb. As far as I know, the principle of double effect works for ectopic pregnancy where an in…