No, this is not an Onion parody of the post-Vatican II “Church of dialogue,” whose absurdities are almost incapable of parodic enlargement. This is an actual news story: Pope Francis is arranging a “soccer match for peace” in the Middle East.
Fox News Latino reports t on this latest nonsense (translation mine):
[T]he new super-religion does not spare anything or anyone. I had no more doubts about the state of the Catholic Church, but I never imagined that they would have launched a program for the destruction of football, one of the few serious activities left in our world.
But Pope Bergoglio has arrived even there. And not by chance. The new super-religion of which he is the standard-bearer does not have a ritual…. [H]ence the stroke of genius to use football, with its rules, language and universal gestures. One could not find a more effective vehicle….
On the road of the auto-demolition of the Church, this match will be worth more than all the interreligious encounters and ecumenical chatter. It is a tactic that has always worked, especially when one is instrumentalizing the concept and the desire for peace.
What can one say? In the midst of this new intensification of the post-conciliar crisis in the Church we are witnessing her humiliation by something entirely new, even in the midst of a sea of ruinous novelties: the heresy of banality.
The “Church of dialogue” is in the process of rendering itself utterly irrelevant in the world—and this without a single change in the true Church’s official doctrine. Never has the Catholic Church witnessed such a mystery of iniquity, before which even the Arian heresy that once threatened to destroy her pales in comparison.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Are you kidding me? Are you kidding me?By: Christopher A. Ferrara
Published in Fetzen Fliegen
Christopher A. Ferrara
Christopher A. Ferrara: President and lead counsel for the American Catholic Lawyers Inc., Mr. Ferrara has been at the forefront of the legal defense of pro-lifers for the better part of a quarter century. Having served with the legal team for high profile victims of the culture of death such as Terri Schiavo, he has long since distinguished him a premier civil rights Catholic lawyer. Mr. Ferrara has been a lead columnist for The Remnant since 2000 and has authored several books published by The Remnant Press, including the bestseller The Great Façade. Together with his children and wife, Wendy, he lives in Richmond, Virginia.