Saturday, December 27, 2008

Jesuitical Futurism Left Behind

'Futurism' is the idea of a future figure anti-Christ such as a Damien Thorn of the Omen movies' , developed by Jesuits as a distraction from
'Historicism' of the anti-Christ as the historical Roman Catholic Church

From
http://www.lmn.org/magazine/170/Jesuits.html


By Steve Wohlberg


Pastor Wohlberg currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas. This article is adapted from his recent books, Truth Left Behind and The Left Behind Deception.

Modern Christianity has largely forgotten the importance of the Protestant Reformation, which took place during the 1500s. “The sixteenth century presents the spectacle of a stormy sunrise after a dismal night. Europe awoke from long sleep of superstition. The dead arose. The witnesses to truth who had been silenced and slain stood up once more and renewed their testimony. The martyred confessors reappeared in the Reformers. There was a cleansing of the spiritual sanctuary. Civil and religious liberty were inaugurated. The discovery of printing and revival of learning accelerated the movement. There was progress everywhere. Columbus struck across the ocean and opened a new hemisphere to view. Rome was shaken on her seven hills, and lost one-half of her dominions. Protestant nations were created. The modern world was called into existence.”1

For almost a thousand years, Europe had been ruled by the iron hand of Rome. Only a few Bibles existed then, and Christianity was largely permeated with superstition. Faith in Jesus Christ, heartfelt appreciation for His love, and a simple trust in His death on the cross, were almost unknown. The New Testament truth about grace, full forgiveness, and the free gift of eternal life to believers in the Son of God (Romans 6:23), had been buried under a mass of tradition. Then Martin Luther arose like a lion in Germany. After a period of tremendous personal struggle, Martin Luther began teaching justification by faith in Jesus Christ (being declared “just” by God), rather than through reliance on “creature merits,” or any human works (Romans 1:16; 3:26, 28; 5:1).
Martin Luther, as well as all of the other Reformers, were unanimous in their interpretation of the Antichrist as the papacy.
Luther’s Discovery

Eventually, Martin Luther turned to the prophecies. By candlelight, he read about the “little horn,” the “man of sin,” and “the beast,” and he was shocked as the Holy Spirit spoke to his heart. Finally, he saw the truth and said to himself, “Why, these prophecies apply to the Roman Catholic Church!” As he wrestled with this new insight, the voice of God echoed loudly in his soul, saying, “Preach the word!” (2 Timothy 4:2). And so, at the risk of losing his life, Martin Luther preached publicly and in print to an astonished people that Papal Rome was indeed the Antichrist of Bible prophecy. Because of this dual message of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ apart from works and of Papal Rome being the Antichrist, the river of history literally changed its course. Hundreds of thousands of people in Europe and in England left the Catholic Church.

“‘There are two great truths that stand out in the preaching that brought about the Protestant Reformation,’ American Bible Commentator, Ralph Woodrow, reminds us, ‘The just shall live by faith, not by the works of Romanism and the Papacy is the Antichrist of Scripture.’ It was a message for Christ and against Antichrist. The entire Reformation rests upon this twofold testimony.’”2 It has been said that the Reformation first discovered Jesus Christ, and then, in the blazing light of Christ, it discovered the Antichrist. This mighty, Spirit-filled movement, for Christ and against the Antichrist, shook the world.

H. Grattan Guinness wrote these memorable words: “From the first, and throughout, that movement [the Reformation] was energized and guided by the prophetic word. Luther never felt strong and free to war against the Papal apostasy till he recognized the pope as Antichrist. It was then that he burned the Papal bull. Knox’s first sermon, the sermon that launched him on his mission as a reformer, was on the prophecies concerning the Papacy. The reformers embodied their interpretations of prophecy in their confessions of faith, and Calvin in his ‘Institutes.’ All of the reformers were unanimous in the matter, even the mild and cautious Melanchthon was as assured of the antipapal meaning of these prophecies as was Luther himself. And their interpretation of these prophecies determined their reforming action. It led them to protest against Rome with extraordinary strength and undaunted courage. It nerved them to resist the claims of the apostate Church to the utmost. It made them martyrs; it sustained them at the stake. And the views of the Reformers were shared by thousands, by hundreds of thousands. They were adopted by princes and peoples. Under their influence nations abjured their allegiance to the false priest of Rome.

“In the reaction that followed, all the powers of hell seemed to be let loose upon the adherents of the Reformation. War followed war: tortures, burnings, and massacres were multiplied. Yet the Reformation stood undefeated and unconquerable. God’s word upheld it, and the energies of His Almighty Spirit. It was the work of Christ as truly as the founding of the Church eighteen centuries ago; and the revelation of the future which He gave from heaven—that prophetic book with which the Scripture closes—was one of the mightiest instruments employed in its accomplishment.”3

A Counter-Reformation

In 1545, the Catholic Church convened one of its most famous councils in history, which took place north of Rome in a city called Trent. The Council of Trent actually continued for three sessions, ending in 1563. One of the main purposes of this Council was for Catholics to plan a counterattack against Martin Luther and the Protestants. Thus the Council of Trent became a center for Rome’s Counter-Reformation. Up to this point, Rome’s main method of attack had been largely frontal—the open burning of Bibles and of heretics. Yet this warfare only confirmed in the minds of Protestants the conviction that Papal Rome was indeed the Beast which would “make war with the saints” (Revelation 13:7). Therefore a new tactic was needed, something less obvious. This is where the Jesuits come in.

On August 15, 1534, Ignatius Loyola (in the title picture) founded a secretive Catholic order called the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits. The Jesuits definitely have a dark history of intrigue and sedition, that’s why they were expelled from Portugal (1759), France (1764), Spain (1767), Naples (1767), and Russia (1820). “Jesuit priests have been known throughout history as the most wicked political arm of the Roman Catholic Church. Edmond Paris, in his scholarly work, The Secret History of the Jesuits, reveals and documents much of this information.”4 At the Council of Trent, the Catholic Church gave the Jesuits the specific assignment of destroying Protestantism and bringing people back to the Mother Church. This was to be done not only through the Inquisition and through torture, but also through theology.
At the Council of Trent, the Jesuits were commissioned to develop a new interpretation of Scripture that would counteract the Protestant Reformation, specifically, the application of the biblical Antichrist to the Roman Catholic Church.
The Jesuit Commission

At the Council of Trent, the Jesuits were commissioned by the Pope to develop a new interpretation of Scripture that would counteract the Protestant application of the Bible’s Antichrist prophecies to the Roman Catholic Church. Francisco Ribera (1537-1591), a brilliant Jesuit priest and doctor of theology from Spain, basically said, “Here am I, send me.” Like Martin Luther, Francisco Ribera also read by candlelight the prophecies about the Antichrist, the little horn, that man of sin, and the Beast. But because of his dedication and allegiance to the Pope, he came to conclusions vastly different from those of the Protestants. “Why, these prophecies don’t apply to the Catholic Church at all!” Ribera said. Then to whom do they apply? Ribera proclaimed, “To only one sinister man who will rise up at the end of time!” “Fantastic!” was the reply from Rome, and this viewpoint was quickly adopted as the official Roman Catholic position on the Antichrist.
Francisco Ribera and Cardinal Robert Bellarmine, two Jesuit scholars, published works that taught that the Scriptures written by Paul, Daniel, and John had nothing whatsoever to say about the Papal power.
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“In 1590, Ribera published a commentary on the Revelation as a counter-interpretation to the prevailing view among Protestants which identified the Papacy with the Antichrist. Ribera applied all of Revelation but the earliest chapters to the end time rather than to the history of the Church. Antichrist would be a single evil person who would be received by the Jews and would rebuild Jerusalem.”5 “Ribera denied the Protestant Scriptural Antichrist (2 Thessalonians 2) as seated in the church of God—asserted by Augustine, Jerome, Luther and many reformers. He set on an infidel Antichrist, outside the church of God.”6 “The result of his work [Ribera’s] was a twisting and maligning of prophetic truth.”7

Cardinal Robert Bellarmine, who helped popularize and propagate the futuristic interpretation of biblical prophecy.
Following close behind Francisco Ribera was another brilliant Jesuit scholar, Cardinal Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621) of Rome. Between 1581 and 1593, Cardinal Bellarmine published his “Polemic Lectures Concerning the Disputed Points of the Christian Belief Against the Heretics of This Time.” In these lectures, he agreed with Ribera. “The futurist teachings of Ribera were further popularized by an Italian cardinal and the most renowned of all Jesuit controversialists. His writings claimed that Paul, Daniel, and John had nothing whatsoever to say about the Papal power. The futurists’ school won general acceptance among Catholics. They were taught that Antichrist was a single individual who would not rule until the very end of time.”8 Through the work of these two tricky Jesuit scholars, we might say that a brand new baby was born into the world. Protestant historians have given this baby a name—Jesuit Futurism. In fact, Francisco Ribera has been called the Father of Futurism.

Defining the Issue

Before we go much farther, let’s define some terms. Historicism is the belief that Biblical prophecies about the little horn, the man of sin, the Antichrist, the Beast, and the Babylonian Harlot of Revelation 17, all apply to the developing history of Christianity and to the ongoing struggle between Jesus Christ and Satan within the Christian Church, culminating at the end of time. Historicism sees these prophecies as having a direct application to Papal Rome as a system whose doctrines are actually a denial of the New Testament message of free salvation by grace through simple faith in Jesus Christ, apart from works. Historicism was the primary prophetic viewpoint of the Protestant Reformers. In direct opposition to Historicism, and rising up as a razor-sharp counterattack on Protestantism, was that of the Jesuits with their viewpoint of Futurism, which basically says, “The Antichrist prophecies have nothing to do with the history of Papal Rome, rather, they apply to only one sinister man who comes at the end.”

Thus Jesuit Futurism sweeps 1,500 years of prophetic history under the proverbial rug by inserting its infamous GAP. This theory teaches that when Rome fell, prophecy stopped, only to continue again right around the time of the Rapture, thus the “gap” was created. The ten horns, the little horn, the Beast, and the Antichrist have nothing to do with Christians until this “last-day Antichrist” should appear. According to this viewpoint, there were no prophecies being fulfilled during the Dark Ages!

Inroads in Protestantism

For almost 300 years after the Council of Trent, Jesuit Futurism remained largely inside the realm of Catholicism, but the plan of the Jesuits was that these theological tenets be adopted by Protestants. This adoption process actually began in the early 1800s in England, and from there it spread to America. The story of how this happened is both fascinating and tragic. As I briefly share some of the highlights, I want to clarify that I am not judging the genuineness of these Christian men. They may have been sincere, yet at the same time deceived in some areas of their theological understanding.

“The Futurism of Ribera never posed a positive threat to the Protestants for three centuries. It was virtually confined to the Roman Church. But early in the nineteenth century it sprang forth with vehemence and latched on to Protestants of the Established Church of England.”9 Dr. Samuel Roffey Maitland (1792-1866), a lawyer and Bible scholar, became a librarian to the Archbishop of Canterbury. It is very likely that one day he discovered Ribera’s commentary in the library. In any event, in 1826 he published a widely-read book attacking the Reformation and supporting Ribera’s idea of a future one-man Antichrist. For the next ten years, in tract after tract, he continued his anti-Reformation rhetoric. As a result of his zeal and strong attacks against the Reformation in England, the Protestantism of that very nation which produced the King James Bible (1611) received a crushing blow.

After Dr. Maitland came James H. Todd, a professor of Hebrew at the University of Dublin. Todd accepted the futuristic ideas of Maitland, publishing his own supportive pamphlets and books. Then came John Henry Newman (1801-1890), a member of the Church of England and a leader of the famous Oxford Movement (1833-1845). In 1850, Newman wrote his “Letter on Anglican Difficulties,” revealing that one of the goals in the Oxford Movement was to finally absorb “the various English denominations and parties” back into the Church of Rome. After publishing a pamphlet endorsing Todd’s futurism about a one-man Antichrist, Newman soon became a full Roman Catholic, and later even a highly honored Cardinal. Through the influence of Maitland, Todd, Newman, and others, a definite “Romeward movement was already arising, destined to sweep away the old Protestant landmarks, as with a flood.”10

Then came the much-respected Scottish Presbyterian minister, Edward Irving (1792-1834), the acknowledged forerunner of both the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements. Irving pastored the large Chalcedonian Chapel in London with over 1,000 members. When Irving turned to the prophecies, he eventually accepted the one-man Antichrist idea of Todd, Maitland, Bellarmine, and Ribera, yet he went a step further. Somewhere around 1830, Edward Irving began to teach the unique idea of a two-phase return of Christ, the first phase being a secret rapture prior to the rise of the Antichrist. Where he got this idea is a matter of much dispute. Journalist Dave MacPherson believes Irving accepted it is a result of a prophetic revelation given to a young Scottish girl named Margaret McDonald.11 In any case, the fact is, Irving taught it!
Adding to the Futuristic interpretation of prophecy, John Nelson Darby added the theory of dispensationalism, or the idea tht God deals with mankind in major dispensations or periods of time.
In the midst of this growing anti-Protestant climate in England, there arose a man by the name of John Nelson Darby (1800-1882). A brilliant lawyer, pastor, and theologian, he wrote more than 53 books on Bible subjects. A much-respected Christian and a man of deep piety, Darby took a strong stand in favor of the infallibility of the Bible in contrast with the liberalism of his day. He became one of the leaders of a group in Plymouth, England, which became known as the Plymouth Brethren. Darby’s contribution to the development of evangelical theology has been so great that he has been called The Father of Modern Dispensationalism. Yet John Nelson Darby, like Edward Irving, also became a strong promoter of a Pre-Tribulation Rapture followed by a one-man Antichrist. In fact, this teaching has become a hallmark of Dispensationalism.
Dispensationalism is the theory that God deals with mankind in major dispensations or periods. According to Darby, we are now in the “Church Age,” that is, until the Rapture. After the Rapture, then the seven-year period of Daniel 9:27 will supposedly kick in, and this is when the Antichrist will rise up against the Jews. In fact, John Nelson Darby laid much of the foundation for the present popular removal of Daniel’s 70th week away from history and from Jesus Christ in favor of applying it to a future Tribulation after the Rapture. Thus, in spite of all the positives of his ministry, Darby followed Maitland, Todd, Bellarmine, and Ribera by incorporating the teachings of Futurism into his theology. This created a link between John Nelson Darby, the Father of Dispen-sationalism, and the Jesuit Francisco Ribera, the Father of Futurism. Darby visited America six times between 1859-1874, preaching in all of its major cities, during which time he definitely planted the seeds of Futurism in American soil. The child of the Jesuits was growing up.

Futurism in America

One of the most important figures in this whole drama is Cyrus Ingerson Scofield (1843-1921), a Kansas lawyer who was greatly influenced by the writings of Darby. In 1909, Scofield published the first edition of his famous Scofield Reference Bible. In the early 1900s, this Bible became so popular in American Protestant Bible schools that it was necessary to print literally millions of copies. Yet, in the much-respected footnotes of this very Bible, Scofield injected large doses of the fluid of Futurism also found in the writings of Darby, Todd, Maitland, Bellarmine, and Ribera. Through the Scofield Bible, the Jesuit child reached young adulthood. The doctrine of an Antichrist still to come was becoming firmly established inside 20th-century American Protestantism.
Cyrus Scofield, the famed publisher of the Scofield Reference Bible, liberally interspersed the footnotes of his Bible with large doses of Futurism. These footnotes are still widely accepted by many theologians today.
The Moody Bible Institute and the Dallas Theological Seminary have strongly supported the teachings of John Nelson Darby, and this has continued to fuel Futurism’s growth. Then in the 1970s, Pastor Hal Lindsey, a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, released his blockbuster book The Late Great Planet Earth. This 177-page, easy-to-read volume brought Futurism to the masses of American Christianity, and beyond. The New York Times labeled it “The number one best-seller of the decade.” Over 30 million copies have been sold, and it has been translated into over 30 languages. Through The Late Great Planet Earth, Jesuit Futurism took a strong hold over the Protestant Christian world.
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Left Behind

Now we have Left Behind. In the 1990s, Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins took the future one-man Antichrist idea of Hal Lindsey, Scofield, Darby, Irving, Newman, Todd, Maitland, Bellarmine, and Ribera, and turned it into “The most successful Christian-fiction series ever” (Publishers Weekly). Hal Lindsey’s book, The Late Great Planet Earth, was largely theological, which limited its appeal, while Left Behind is a sequence of highly imaginative novels, “overflowing with suspense, action, and adventure,” a “Christian thriller,” with a “label its creators could never have predicted: blockbuster success” (Entertainment Weekly). The much-respected television ministries of Jack Van Impe, Peter and Paul Lalonde, and Pastor John Hagee, have all worked together to produce LEFT BEHIND: The Movie. The entire project has even caught the attention of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, resulting in an interview of LaHaye and Jenkins on Larry King Live. The Left Behind books have been made available on displays at WalMart, Fry’s Electronics, and inside countless other stores.
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Again, let me clarify, I am not judging the genuineness of the authors of Left Behind and the leaders of these television ministries. They may be sincere, and have their own walk with God. But they are deceived into wrong ideas concerning Bible prophecy. God may even use Left Behind to influence people for Jesus Christ. But, in the full light of Scripture, prophecy, and the Protestant Reformation, something is terribly wrong. Left Behind is now teaching much of the same Jesuit Futurism as Francisco Ribera, which is hiding the real truth about the Antichrist. Through Left Behind, the floodgates of Futurism have been opened, unleashing a massive tidal wave of false prophecy which is now sweeping over America. Sadly, it is a false “idea whose time has come.”

The Prophetic Foundation

As we have already seen, the theological foundation for the entire Left Behind series is the application of the “seven years” of Daniel 9:27 to a future period of Tribulation. Are you ready for this? Guess who was one of the very first scholars to slice Daniel’s 70th week away from the first 69 weeks, sliding it down to the end of time? It was Francisco Ribera! “Ribera’s primary apparatus was the seventy weeks. He taught that Daniel’s 70th week was still in the future. . . It was as though God put a giant rubber band on this Messianic time measure. Does this supposition sound familiar? This is exactly the scenario used by Hal Lindsey and a multitude of other current prophecy teachers.”12

When most Christians look at the last 1,500 years, how much fulfilled prophecy do they see? None, zero, because almost everything is now being applied to a future time period after the Rapture. As we have seen, this GAP idea originated with the Jesuits, and its insertion into the majority of 21st century prophetic teaching is now blinding millions of hearts and eyes to what has gone before, and to what is happening right now inside the Church. “It is this GAP theory that permeates Futurism’s interpretation of all apocalyptic prophecy.”13 In love and in the Spirit of Jesus Christ, someone should publicly appeal to the major prophetic television ministries of today to re-evaluate their positions. Hopefully, like noble ships with a new command from their captain, they will yet change their course.

Jesuit Futurism has almost completely changed the beliefs of Protestant Historicism. “The proper eschatological term for the view most taught today is Futurism, which fuels the confusion of Dispensationalism. The futuristic school of Bible prophecy came from the Roman Catholic Church, specifically her Jesuit theologians. . . However the alternative has been believed for centuries. It is known as Historicism.”14 “It is a matter for deep regret that those who hold and advocate the Futurist system at the present day, Protestants as they are for the most part, are thus really playing into the hands of Rome, and helping to screen the Papacy from detection as the Antichrist.”15

Who Had It Right?

Who had the right theology—those who were burned at the stake for Jesus Christ, or those who lit the fires? Who had the true Bible doctrine—the martyrs or their persecutors? Who had the correct interpretation of the Antichrist—those who died trusting in the blood of Christ, or those who shed the blood of God’s dear saints? Dear friend, Jesuit Futurism is now at war with the Protestant Reformation by denying its power-packed application of prophecy to the Vatican. “The futurist school of Bible prophecy was created for one reason, and one reason only: to counter the Protestant Reformation!”16 In fact, Jesuit Futurism is at war with the prophecies of the Word of God itself! And if that’s not enough, consider this. Jesuit Futurism originated with the Roman Catholic Church, which makes it the very doctrine of the Antichrist! And when Christian ministries and movies like A Thief in the Night, Apocalypse, Revelation, Tribulation, and Left Behind, proclaim an Antichrist who comes only after the Rapture, what are they really doing? I shudder to even say it. Are you ready for this? They are sincerely and yet unknowingly teaching the doctrine of the Antichrist!

Now you know why truth has been left behind. You are now able to see The Left Behind deception. I appeal to you in the loving name of Jesus Christ, the Crucified One—Don’t fall for it.

Notes1 H. Grattan Guinness, Romanism and the Reformation, p. 1222 Michael de Semlyen, All Roads Lead to Rome, Dorchester House Publications, Dorchester House, England, 1991, pp. 202, 2033 H. Grattan Guinness, Romanism and the Reformation, pp. 136, 1374 Robert Caringola, Seventy Weeks: The Historical Alternative. Abundant Life Ministries Reformed Press, 1991, p. 315 George Eldon Ladd, The Blessed Hope: A Biblical Study of the Second Advent and the Rapture. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1956, pp. 37-386 Ralph Thompson, Champions of Christianity in Search of Truth, p. 897 Robert Caringola, Seventy Weeks: The Historical Alternative, p. 328 Ralph Woodrow, Great Prophecies of the Bible, p. 1989 Ralph Thompson, Champions of Christianity in Search of Truth, p. 9110 H. Grattan Guinness, History Unveiling Prophecy or Time As an Interpreter, New York: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1905, p. 28911 Dave MacPherson, The Incredible Cover-Up: Exposing the Origins of Rapture Theories. Omega Publications, Medford Oregon, 198012 Robert Caringola, Seventy Weeks: The Historical Alternative, p. 3513 Ralph Thompson, Champions of Christianity in Search of Truth, p. 9014 Robert Caringola, Seventy Weeks: The Historical Alternative, p. 615 Joseph Tanner, Daniel and the Revelation: The Chart of Prophecy and Our Place in It, A Study of the Historical and Futurist Interpretation. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1898, p. 1616 Robert Caringola, Seventy Weeks: The Historical Alternative, p. 34
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Steve Wohlberg's books are available from the Laymen Ministries bookstore. Exploding the Israel Deception takes a look at the current popularity of seeking fulfillment of prophecy in the Middle East, and shows what the Bible indicates about these prophecies.

The Left Behind Deception is select chapters from Truth Left Behind. These books will give you the history of the teachings of the Rapture, and show you the truth of what the Scriptures say about it. The Left Behind Deception is a great gift for one who has questions on the Rapture, but isn't so in depth as to be overwhelming.

Source: http://www.lmn.org/magazine/170/Jesuits.html

Found at Endr Times
http://endrtimes.blogspot.com/2008/12/left-behind-by-jesuits.html

Monday, December 22, 2008

Romish Masonic Criminal Syndication

From The Un-Hived Mind:

http://z10.invisionfree.com/The_Unhived_Mind_II/index.php?showtopic=5787

Calvi, Murder, Mafia, Masonic and Vatican cover-ups

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(Rare picture of Pope John Paul I shortly before his "death", speaking to his soon to be successor)

This title, for some, has all the hallmarks of a Hollywood blockbuster movie. However, stranger things have happened. For if one has ever seen the film The Godfather III they will recall how the main aspect to this film was amazingly enough set in the late 1970s Vatican.

During this film, a rich and influential Italian-American mafia family (The Corleones), are frantically trying to shift millions of dollars from a mafia account into a Vatican bank. All this must be done before the ailing Pope dies. However, die he does, and the deal is off and in revenge for this, the mafia orders the assassination of the Pope's financial adviser [an Archbishop], who it turned out was playing both sides against the alter.

There is no doubt that this film, which was based on Mario Puzo's novel, has strikinly similarities to David Yallops much acclaimed book, In God's Name.

Yallop, in his book, mentions this film:

"Thus a film taking a highly glamouros and amoral look at the world of the Mafia produced enourmous profits, some of which went to sustain Michele Sindona, finaical adviser to the Mafia families Cambino and Inzerillo. They in turn were channelling the multi-million profits aquired largely from heroin dealing into Sindona's banks. The circle was complete. Life was imitaiting art" (pg. 187.)

Monsignor Montini was humilitated by Pius XII, when he accidently showed the pontiff a file that was not for his attention. Pius would say to sister Pascalina, "Take him into the next room and begin having him recite the alphabet" (La Popessa, pg. 316.)

This much complex and ambitious man would one day become Pope Paul VI. However, Pius XII didn't believe he had what if would take to make a good strong and decisive pope.

Accoring to Pascalina, Montini would carry with him, his own portable altar and Mass kit in a large briefcase.his followers labelled him 'Jesus Christ's Chairman of the Board' (La Popessa, pg. 363.)

It is reported, that Pope Paul VI was heard screaming on his deathbed, shortly before he died (B.R. Smith, Second Warning, pg. 120.)

This much misunderstood and tortured man, would not be missed by Vatican insiders.

(The death of Archbishop Macchi, aged 82 on April 6th 2006, might throw some light on the popular assumption that the liberal reformers of Vatican II removed the real Pope Paul VI. Sometime in the mid 1960s, Paul would be incarcerated in a prison or monastery until his death. Maybe in Italy, but who knows. Apparently the C.I.A. took it seriously enough, calling for an expert voice analysis and other personal features of Pope Paul. And they had their doubts, it seems! But was the man put in his place just an actor? It has been done before. Maybe with the death of Archbishop Macchi, who was Paul's private secretary, some knowledge might come our way. If it does we on this website will get it out to you as soon as we know.)

Some would pubicly utter: "Cardinal Luciani, was his only friend."

So the hunt was now on to find a successor to replace this dithering Pope (Paul agonised for three years about whether or not to implement the new mass.) Incredibly, due to the state that the Church was in at that time, somone thought a female Pope might not have been a bad idea, but this was impossible of course. After much deliberationg and behind the scenes manoevering, Albino Luciani from Venice, was voted the new Pope. He would interestingly enough choose to call himself John Paul I. This socialist, not to mention incredibly naive Pope, hadn't even appeared on the short list nor had the bookies of the day even given him odds. England's, Basil Hume, an outsider, was 25-1: the least most likely to succeed the dead Italian pontiff (he would only receive one solitary vote.)

At the first vote, Luciani received 23 votes (one being from Karol Wojtyla, alias John Paul II). Amazed and perplexed at this, the second round netted him 30 votes. By this stage all the warring fractions now needed to pull together, and with the help and intervention of Cardinal Koenig, the third ballot allotted Albino Luciani 68 votes. Yallop, whose book presents us with these interesting figures, believes that Luciani really didn't want to be a Pope, but a humble parish priest (Yallop, pg. 125). At the 11th hour, the pressure was really on Luciani to be courageous and bold and accept the papacy - the final vote allotted him 99 votes. Albino Luciani was surprisingly, elected Pope.

The new Pope was asked the stock question that all new Popes are asked:

"Do you accept your canonical election as supreme pontiff?" 'Eventually he responded', "May God forgive you for what you have done in my regard. I accept." (Yallop, pg. 126, 127.)

This shell-shocked smiling pontiff would be dead on 29th September 1978 at 4.30 am, by an alleged poisoning (something not known since Pius VIII), with an expression of agony on his face.

Sister Vincenza, the Pope's personal aide for many years, discovered his body. She summoned Cardinal Villot (Rosicrucian and member of the Masonic P2 Lodge.) Yet only 12 hours earlier, Villot had been sacked by the Pope as Secretary of State.

Soon on the scene and according to Yallop, the prelate removed Luciani's slippers, his detailed notes about major changes to the church, a medicine bottle (for his low blood pressure), glasses and his last Will?

These private items have never been seen again. The reason his slippers and glasses were removed, according to Yallop, was because the Pope had been heard vomiting; hence the need to move his slippers and glasses.

By 6:00am, less then 90 mins. after he was found dead, the entire 19 rooms of the papal office were totally bereft of anything remotely associated with the papacy of Luciani (Yallop, pg. 324). All his key staff members were soon to be packed up and shipped out of the Vatican to far and remote parts of Italy.

Eventually, the Vatican summed his doctor and then notified his family of the pontiff's death. Then at 7:27am, Vatican radio announced the death to the world.

Dr. Buzzonetti stated that he died of a heart attack at 11:00pm, the night before, even though no autopsy had yet been performed. This would later be rejected by the Signoracci brothers who stated that from the lack of rigor mortis and the temperature of the body that death had taken place not at 11:00pm on the 28th but between 4:00am and 5:00am on the 29th.

Monsignor Noe (now a Cardinal) would also affirm the Professors findings (Yallop, Pg. 325.) However, after much intense pressure, an autopsy was performed on Luciani, but this was hushed up for fears on its devastating conclusion (Yallop, pg. 341) and then he was embalmed in the Vatican.

The Vatican's disinformation department circulated rumours as to the cause of the pontiff's death. They suggested that John Paul had taken too much medication, but Luciani's doctors hotly disputed this by saying he was very careful with his medication and that the dosage he took was very minute. The Vatican also wanted to put out that John Paul had been in poor health, but his own brother, close friends, fellow priests, confidantes and even his own personal doctor, sharply disputed and rejected such false claims.

Vatican insiders and others, who take a keen interest in Catholicism's affairs, have long suggested murder. Why, some might ask? Because John Paul I wanted to clear out over 114 well known high ranking Freemasons (the vast majority being Cardinals), then he would restack the decks, sweep clean the dead wood, sell of all Vatican treasures and try and regain control of his church and what was left of its battered integrity, after the Marcinkus scandal (Yallop, pg. 23.)

Amazingly, according to Yallop, on the day when John Paul was laid in state, people who had come to pay their respects, were heard saying: "Who has done this to you? Who has murdered you?" (pg. 321.)

What makes this allegation even more plausible and sinister is the amount of time that lapsed from his inauguration to his death 33 days. There are two things I would like point out here: 1) Jesus was 33 when He died. 2) Freemasonry has 33 degrees to its secret and occultist religion. Please do not be fooled, this is NO coincidence. This Popes death is believed by many, to have been carefully planned and carried out by dark figures within the hierarchy of the Vatican; for nobody else would have been able to get near enough to him, to murder him! It is also baffling that no autopsy was ever publicly performed on John Paul, nor the time or reason for his death has ever been investigated or made public!

So who are the main suspects for this most serious allegation?

David Yallop lists six key suspects: Marcinkus, Villot, Calvi, Sindona, Cody and Gelli (pg. 27).

The FBI, Organised Crime and Racketeering section of the US Department of justice and the Strike Force in the Southern District of New York had - for two years - been investigating Archbishop Paul Marcinkus, known as God's banker! It would appear that Marcinkus had tried to purchase $950 million dollars of American counterfeit bonds, on behalf of Pope Paul VI and with his knowledge (Yallop, pg. 74.) Once the transaction had taken place, the Mafia, who had acted as middlemen, would receive their cut of $150 million dollars.

The US government had become aware of this and subsequently wanted to find out how high up this crime went. After interviewing Marcinkus at the Vatican, it was decided that insufficient evidence was available to prosecute him. It should be pointed out that had the U.S. tried to take this further, diplomatic immunity would probably have been cited, thus halting all investigations.

Eventually, Marcinkus would leave the Vatican under a dark cloud and take up residence in the luxury retirement area of Sun City, Phoenix, Arizona, with a modest population of just 40,000 people. This former heavy weight of Rome (once called the guerrilla) lived comfortably in his $400,000 bungalow, with outdoor swimming pool (no doubt owned by the diocese), and played golf in their exclusive and private lawns, while still enjoying Vatican diplomatic immunity; he was known by his American parishioners, as Fr. Chink.

Before his death on the 20th February 2006, the Vatican's secretary made a trip to see him, and was able to collate some of his 'papers', before returning back to Rome.

Cardinal John Cody's Chicago Empire was quite amazing. His total wealth of this diocese (then) was $250 million dollars. His diocese would be investigated by the US authorities, which turned up mismanagement of funds (500,000) and ($4,000,000,000 had been lost in one year alone, by the national conference of Catholic bishops.

(In 2002, the Church of England went one better than their US counterparts: they lost over 800,000,000,00 on the UK stock markets!)

Cody was also responsible for 2 million Catholics, 3,000 priests and 450 parishes (Yallop, pg. 26.) He would (on many occasions) be caught drink driving, smashing up hotel rooms and even had a live in lover in his presbytery. He would showered her with financial gifts, i.e., property in Florida, luxury car, expensive clothes and furs, and holiday cash presents, she even took out life insurance on him, with his consent of course. Yet thanks to the Chief of Police and the Mayor of Chicago, no action or press reporting on this godless man was ever made public. (On his numerous visits to the Vatican, Cody would give young Italian priests, hundred dollar bills and say, rather crudely, "Son, say a mass for my dead mother.")

Another colourful character was Licio Gelli (master mason) who lead the Masonic group P2 (most of its members are Roman Catholic, with the current Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, also past member.) It is suggested that their connections spread right around the globe and right into the heart of the Vatican.

Gelli would have numerous audiences with Paul VI.

Former Gestapo chief, Klaus Barbie (who escaped from Germany after receiving a Vatican passport, along with many other Nazis) initially founded this group.

Sindona was called "the man of the year" by the US Ambassador and then Time magazine dubbed hum "the greatest man of the year": had financial connections with Rockefellers, Rothschilds and even the CIA and other government departments.

With such glowing endorsements, Yallop slightly spoils the mood, for he declares that Sidona was heavily involved with the mafia drug trade as well (pg. 182, 183.)

Sindona also bragged with Calvi how they run the Milan stock market (Yallop, pg. 188.)

Calvi would later be murdered (not suicide) under Blackfriars Bridge in London (Patrick still remembers the tense and bleak atmosphere that hung over the dark damp rail of the bridge.) Calvi's style of death was a Masonic form of punishment (interestingly enough the city of London coroner, Dr. David Paul was my fathers G.P in South London in the mid 1960s, and would share a billet with Prince Philip during their naval days in World War II.)

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(Patrick points to the very spot when Calvi "died." Litte has changed)

Also worthy of noting was Calvi's false passport (Nicaraguan), which had a Masonic symbol in the centre (this was shown on Italian television in the 1990s.)

(Incidentally, during this highly suspicious period, close associates of Calvi also meet premature and convenient deaths, with his life long secretary of 30-years apparently throwing herself out of a window to her death and another associate was shot.)

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(Note the "Bridge House" logo)

Regrettably for the family of Mr. Calvi, this Pope (and the last one) have taken no action against any of these assailants (at least those who are still alive.)

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(More interesting symbols)

Sources

Red: Catholic authors
Black: Protestant authors

Dr P. De Rosa, Vicars of Christ
Dr P Hebblethwaite, S.J., The Runaway Church
David Yallop, In God's Name
Gerard Noel, The Anatomy of The Catholic Church
Dr J H. Armstrong, A View of Rome
Dr P. Maier, In The Fullness of Time: A Historian Looks at Christmas,
Easter and The Early Church
Dr P. Ruckman Rome, The Great Private Interpreter & The Catholic Debate
Bishop William Shaw Kerr, A Handbook on the Papacy

James G. Battell, 2004
Updated, March 2007
(All Rights Reserved)

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Wlodimir Ledochowski's Plan Versus Patton

U.S. General George Patton wanted to drive to Berlin and further east, threatening Ledochowski's plan to place eastern Europe under USSR domination with westward shift of Poland and mass wholesale theft of Protestant lands with Oder-Neisse Line

General George S. Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/3869117/General-George-S.-Patton-was-assassinated-to-silence-his-criticism-of-allied-war-leaders-claims-new-book.html

George S. Patton, America's greatest combat general of the Second World War, was assassinated after the conflict with the connivance of US leaders, according to a new book.

'We've got a terrible situation with this great patriot, he's out of control and we must save him from himself'. The OSS head General did not trust Patton

The newly unearthed diaries of a colourful assassin for the wartime Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of the CIA, reveal that American spy chiefs wanted Patton dead because he was threatening to expose allied collusion with the Russians that cost American lives.

The death of General Patton in December 1945, is one of the enduring mysteries of the war era. Although he had suffered serious injuries in a car crash in Manheim, he was thought to be recovering and was on the verge of flying home.

But after a decade-long investigation, military historian Robert Wilcox claims that OSS head General "Wild Bill" Donovan ordered a highly decorated marksman called Douglas Bazata to silence Patton, who gloried in the nickname "Old Blood and Guts".

His book, "Target Patton", contains interviews with Mr Bazata, who died in 1999, and extracts from his diaries, detailing how he staged the car crash by getting a troop truck to plough into Patton's Cadillac and then shot the general with a low-velocity projectile, which broke his neck while his fellow passengers escaped without a scratch.

Mr Bazata also suggested that when Patton began to recover from his injuries, US officials turned a blind eye as agents of the NKVD, the forerunner of the KGB, poisoned the general.

Mr Wilcox told The Sunday Telegraph that when he spoke to Mr Bazata: "He was struggling with himself, all these killings he had done. He confessed to me that he had caused the accident, that he was ordered to do so by Wild Bill Donovan."

"Donovan told him: 'We've got a terrible situation with this great patriot, he's out of control and we must save him from himself and from ruining everything the allies have done.' I believe Douglas Bazata. He's a sterling guy."

Mr Bazata led an extraordinary life. He was a member of the Jedburghs, the elite unit who parachuted into France to help organize the Resistance in the run up to D-Day in 1944. He earned four purple hearts, a Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre three times over for his efforts.

After the war he became a celebrated artist who enjoyed the patronage of Princess Grace of Monaco and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

He was friends with Salvador Dali, who painted a portrait of Bazata as Don Quixote.

He ended his career as an aide to President Ronald Reagan's Navy Secretary John Lehman, a member of the 9/11 Commission and adviser to John McCain's presidential campaign.

Mr Wilcox also tracked down and interviewed Stephen Skubik, an officer in the Counter-Intelligence Corps of the US Army, who said he learnt that Patton was on Stalin's death list. Skubik repeatedly alerted Donovan, who simply had him sent back to the US.

"You have two strong witnesses here," Mr Wilcox said. "The evidence is that the Russians finished the job."

The scenario sounds far fetched but Mr Wilcox has assembled a compelling case that US officials had something to hide. At least five documents relating to the car accident have been removed from US archives.

The driver of the truck was whisked away to London before he could be questioned and no autopsy was performed on Patton's body.

With the help of a Cadillac expert from Detroit, Mr Wilcox has proved that the car on display in the Patton museum at Fort Knox is not the one Patton was driving.

"That is a cover-up," Mr Wilcox said.

George Patton, a dynamic controversialist who wore pearl handled revolvers on each hip and was the subject of an Oscar winning film starring George C. Scott, commanded the US 3rd Army, which cut a swathe through France after D-Day.

But his ambition to get to Berlin before Soviet forces was thwarted by supreme allied commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, who gave Patton's petrol supplies to the more cautious British General Bernard Montgomery.

Patton, who distrusted the Russians, believed Eisenhower wrongly prevented him closing the so-called Falaise Gap in the autumn of 1944, allowing hundreds of thousands of German troops to escape to fight again,. This led to the deaths of thousands of Americans during their winter counter-offensive that became known as the Battle of the Bulge.

In order to placate Stalin, the 3rd Army was also ordered to a halt as it reached the German border and was prevented from seizing either Berlin or Prague, moves that could have prevented Soviet domination of Eastern Europe after the war.

Mr Wilcox told The Sunday Telegraph: "Patton was going to resign from the Army. He wanted to go to war with the Russians. The administration thought he was nuts.

"He also knew secrets of the war which would have ruined careers.

I don't think Dwight Eisenhower would ever have been elected president if Patton had lived to say the things he wanted to say." Mr Wilcox added: "I think there's enough evidence here that if I were to go to a grand jury I could probably get an indictment, but perhaps not a conviction."

Charles Province, President of the George S. Patton Historical Society, said he hopes the book will lead to definitive proof of the plot being uncovered. He said: "There were a lot of people who were pretty damn glad that Patton died. He was going to really open the door on a lot of things that they screwed up over there."

Wild Bill Donovan,
graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute
and member of the fraternal order Phi Kappa Psi















New Book Surfaces Claiming Gen. George Patton Assassinated - Greg Szymanski

By Greg Szymanski, JD

Dec.21, 2008

Rarely a day goes by when a new book or news article doesn’t bring to light more Jesuit intrigue in the political, social, religious and financial worlds.

The only problem is the Jesuits are never mentioned, conveniently left out so these “masters of decption” can live to kill another day.

Such is the case with the latest book written about the assassination of Gen. George S. Patton by military historian Robert Wilcox.

In his book, Wilcox claims Patton was assassinated, not killed in a European car crash, because Patton was going to blow the whistle on Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower for unnecessarily prolonging the war and conspiring with the Russians and Germans, costing many American lives.

Wilcox goes on to connect high-level American officials to the Patton assassination, including “Wild Bill” Donovan, head of the Office Of Strategic Services (OSS) which was the forerunner to the CIA.

However, he doesn’t go far enough up the New World Order ladder to find out the real bosses who ordered the trigger be pulled on Patton. If Wilcox did his homework, the murder trail he was following would have led directly to the doorstep of Georgetown University Jesuit Edmund Walsh, first head of the School of Foreign Service.

Athough hidden from all history books, Walsh was the power behind putting Franklin Roosevelt into power as well as handpicking Eisenhower to become Allied Commander even though many other qualified officers were passed over.

Jesuit Walsh was the kingpin never mentioned by Wilcox even though, if the truth be known, he was the power behind Donovan, Roosevelt, Eisenhower and many others orcehestrating both sides of World War II just like every other war in American history.

If Walsh, the Jesuits and the Vatican were added to the list of perpetrators in the Patton assassination the record would be complete. However, when reading the following Telegraph newspaper review of Wilcox’s book, just read between the lines and add Walsh and Jesuits while reading:

“The newly unearthed diaries of a colourful assassin for the wartime Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of the CIA, reveal that American spy chiefs wanted Patton dead because he was threatening to expose allied collusion with the Russians that cost American lives.

“The death of General Patton in December 1945, is one of the enduring mysteries of the war era. Although he had suffered serious injuries in a car crash in Manheim, he was thought to be recovering and was on the verge of flying home.

“But after a decade-long investigation, military historian Robert Wilcox claims that OSS head General “Wild Bill” Donovan ordered a highly decorated marksman called Douglas Bazata to silence Patton, who gloried in the nickname “Old Blood and Guts”.

“His book, “Target Patton”, contains interviews with Mr Bazata, who died in 1999, and extracts from his diaries, detailing how he staged the car crash by getting a troop truck to plough into Patton’s Cadillac and then shot the general with a low-velocity projectile, which broke his neck while his fellow passengers escaped without a scratch.

“Mr Bazata also suggested that when Patton began to recover from his injuries, US officials turned a blind eye as agents of the NKVD, the forerunner of the KGB, poisoned the general.

“”Mr Wilcox told The Sunday Telegraph that when he spoke to Mr Bazata: “He was struggling with himself, all these killings he had done. He confessed to me that he had caused the accident, that he was ordered to do so by Wild Bill Donovan.

“Donovan told him: ‘We’ve got a terrible situation with this great patriot, he’s out of control and we must save him from himself and from ruining everything the allies have done.’ I believe Douglas Bazata. He’s a sterling guy.”

“Mr Bazata led an extraordinary life. He was a member of the Jedburghs, the elite unit who parachuted into France to help organize the Resistance in the run up to D-Day in 1944. He earned four purple hearts, a Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre three times over for his efforts.

“After the war he became a celebrated artist who enjoyed the patronage of Princess Grace of Monaco and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

“He was friends with Salvador Dali, who painted a portrait of Bazata as Don Quixote.

“”He ended his career as an aide to President Ronald Reagan’s Navy Secretary John Lehman, a member of the 9/11 Commission and adviser to John McCain’s presidential campaign.

Mr Wilcox also tracked down and interviewed Stephen Skubik, an officer in the Counter-Intelligence Corps of the US Army, who said he learnt that Patton was on Stalin’s death list. Skubik repeatedly alerted Donovan, who simply had him sent back to the US.

“You have two strong witnesses here,” Mr Wilcox said. “The evidence is that the Russians finished the job.”

“The scenario sounds far fetched but Mr Wilcox has assembled a compelling case that US officials had something to hide. At least five documents relating to the car accident have been removed from US archives.

“The driver of the truck was whisked away to London before he could be questioned and no autopsy was performed on Patton’s body.

“With the help of a Cadillac expert from Detroit, Mr Wilcox has proved that the car on display in the Patton museum at Fort Knox is not the one Patton was driving.

“That is a cover-up,” Mr Wilcox said.

“George Patton, a dynamic controversalist who wore pearl handled revolvers on each hip and was the subject of an Oscar winning film starring George C. Scott, commanded the US 3rd Army, which cut a swathe through France after D-Day.

“But his ambition to get to Berlin before Soviet forces was thwarted by supreme allied commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, who gave Patton’s petrol supplies to the more cautious British General Bernard Montgomery.

“Patton, who distrusted the Russians, believed Eisenhower wrongly prevented him closing the so-called Falaise Gap in the autumn of 1944, allowing hundreds of thousands of German troops to escape to fight again,. This led to the deaths of thousands of Americans during their winter counter-offensive that became known as the Battle of the Bulge.

“In order to placate Stalin, the 3rd Army was also ordered to a halt as it reached the German border and was prevented from seizing either Berlin or Prague, moves that could have prevented Soviet domination of Eastern Europe after the war.

“Mr Wilcox told The Sunday Telegraph: “Patton was going to resign from the Army. He wanted to go to war with the Russians. The administration thought he was nuts.

“He also knew secrets of the war which would have ruined careers.

“I don’t think Dwight Eisenhower would ever have been elected president if Patton had lived to say the things he wanted to say.” Mr Wilcox added: “I think there’s enough evidence here that if I were to go to a grand jury I could probably get an indictment, but perhaps not a conviction.”

“Charles Province, President of the George S. Patton Historical Society, said he hopes the book will lead to definitive proof of the plot being uncovered. He said: “There were a lot of people who were pretty damn glad that Patton died. He was going to really open the door on a lot of things that they screwed up over there.”

Here is a short bio of Walsh and it should be noted he was present at the Nuremburg trials with his job being to cover up any Vatican connection to the orcehstration of World War II and their connection to backing the Nazi Party and handpicking Hitler for the job.

Edmund A. Walsh

(October 10, 1885October 31, 1956)[1] was an American Jesuit Catholic priest, professor of geopolitics and founder of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, which he founded in 1919–six years before the U.S. Foreign Service itself existed–and served as its first dean.

He directed the Papal Famine Relief Mission to Russia in 1922, worked on behalf of the Vatican to resolve long-standing issues between Church and State in Mexico in 1929, negotiated with the Iraqi government to establish an American College in Baghdad in 1931, and served as Consultant to the U.S. Chief of Counsel at the Nuremberg Trials.

Notably during the last task, he interrogated the Germangeopolitician General Karl Haushofer after World War II to determine whether or not he should stand trial at Nuremberg for war crimes, eventually finding that Gen. Haushofer ought not stand trial

His career then stagnated for five years until in 1929 he was appointed Executive Assistant to General George Moseley, then Secretary of War. In 1933, he was then appointed chief military aide to General Douglas MacArthur and accompanied him to the Philippines.

It was through MacArthur that Eisenhower first came to the attention of the all-powerful American Jesuit Fr. Edmund A. Walsh. MacArthur was educated by the Jesuits and Walsh was his influential patron. Eisenhower quickly became an even more deeply devoted fan of Fr. Walsh and his geopolitical mind than his superior General MacArthur. At the outbreak of World War II in 1939, Eisenhower returned from the Philippines at 49 but a Lt. Colonel.

By June 1941, six months before the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbour, Col. Eisenhower was appointed to the War Department General Staff in Washington D.C. and to a role holding the temporary rank of Brigadier General. Whatever his role in the events leading up to Pearl Harbour, he soon held favour with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, another staunch supporter of Fr. Edmund A. Walsh S.J.

In December 1943, President Roosevelt announced Eisenhower, still then only officially holding the rank of Colonel would be the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, being promoted immediately to being a four star Major General - one of the most dramatic rise in promotions in American history. The announcement sent shockwaves through the US and even the Allied forces as Eisenhower was promoted over the heads of over fifty seasoned military leaders, including his former friend and mentor Douglas MacArthur - all of whom had far greater skill and merit.

Upon his arrival in England in 1943, a controversial claim has been made that Eisenhower received a communique from senior members of the SS offering clear and specific terms of unconditional surrender of all German forces, including the assassination of Hitler, if the Americans would help halt the Soviet advance into Central Europe. Whether true or false, there is no question that Eisenhower quickly shelved the Churchill plan of a 1943 invasion while the Nazi forces were in a state of disarray and allowed the Germans a full six months to re-arm and re-equip their French forces ahead of any invasion. In 1944, Eisenhower was confirmed as a Five Star General and Chief of the Army. In spite of the massive logistical superiority of the Allied forces, the Eisenhower D-Day plan very nearly failed. Again, during the Battle of the Bulge Eisenhower inexplicably ordered the halt of the encirclement of German forces enabling up to 150,000 to escape and prolonging the war a further twelve months. No rational, military or political explanation for this order has ever been given.

The effect of Eisenhowers deliberate decisions to prolong the war cost an additional 100,000 allied personnel and effectively handed Eastern Europe to the Soviet Union. One man that did know the truth was Gen. George Smith Patton. On December 9th 1945, the day before he was due to fly back to Washington to meet with President Truman with proof that Eisenhower was a traitor who had costs the lives of thousands of American soldiers and millions of civilians, he was seriously injured in a “road accident” near Mannheim, Germany on 9 Dec 1945 (dying in hospital 21 December 1945). Miraculously the other occupants of the car in which Patton was critically injured escaped unharmed.

To counter the claims and rumour mills, Eisenhower authorised the leak of stories to damage the character of Patton including blaming Patton for the escape of the 150,000 soldiers of the German army and that Patton was mentally unstable. These false rumours still persist today. However, there can be no doubt about the direct orders of Eisenhower in Operation Keelhaul- the repatriation of over two million former Russian prisoners of war to Joseph Stalin. While the actions of Eisenhower have always been maintained as a fact of life following the Yalta Agreement between Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt, the manner and clear fate of these poor souls was nothing short of Genocide on the same level as Adolf Hitler and the SS.

Eisenhower deliberately used the same logistical infrastructure of the Nazis used to murder millions to transport the millions of Russian prisoners of war to concentration camps until they could be handed across to the Soviets for mass execution. During this time, tens of thousands died from malnourishment, from ill treatment and sickness at the hands of Eisenhowers “special units” in charge of the operation. Many simply died in the same manner as the Jewish victims who had also been carted like sardines in the same train carriages years before. Following the end of the war Eisenhower was appointed Military Governor of the US Occupation Zone. He was instrumental in dismantling key evidence of the live human sacrifice of millions via the ovens at concentration camps.

Eisenhower also played a crucial role in eliminating as much evidence as possible concerning the direct role of the Catholic Church and the Jesuits in World War II. He was rewarded in being made a Knight of Malta by the Vatican. In 1953 Eisenhower won the Presidency of the United States in a landslide along with his young Vice President Richard Nixon. His Presidency was notable for the closeness the world came to Nuclear war. The original and official standard of the United States was changed under his presidency to “In God we Trust” a direct and deliberate heresy against the fundamental tenets of the Declaration of Independence that sought the United States to be a secular society. He died in 1969.


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Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower with Father Edward Bunn
at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C..
unveiling bust of Rev.Edmund A. Walsh, October 1958


Friday, December 19, 2008

Avery Dulles A Farewell Full Of Majesty

From The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/19/nyregion...al.html?_r=1&hp

"For a Modest Cardinal, a Farewell Full of Majesty"

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INCENSE AT ST. PATRICK’S Cardinal Edward M. Egan blessed the coffin with incense Thursday at the high Mass for Cardinal Avery Dulles.

As it had to be, the majestic high Mass on Thursday for Cardinal Avery Dulles at St. Patrick’s Cathedral was an occasion of splendor and vivid remembrance for a soft-spoken cardinal who — though he wielded intellectual and moral influence as a Jesuit, a theologian and a writer — once said, “I’m not particularly made for ceremonies.”

The cardinal, the only American theologian ever appointed to the College of Cardinals, died last Friday at the age of 90 at Fordham University in the Bronx, where he had taught. He had “a triumphant life story,” said Cardinal Edward M. Egan of New York, who celebrated the nearly two-hour Mass.

As 750 mourners looked on, a stately rainbow assemblage of more than 150 church dignitaries, including six cardinals, moved in procession past Christmas wreaths and shimmering candles in the nave fragrant with incense. They passed the cardinal’s mortal remains in a coffin draped in a white pall — symbol of the joy of resurrection — and surmounted with a gold crucifix.

Then the bishops, abbots, archbishops and cardinals removed their white miters as they headed into the sanctuary, revealing a bobbing congregation of red and purple hats.

The journey of Cardinal Dulles to St. Patrick’s was unusual in that this son of diplomats and Presbyterians had been a convert to Roman Catholicism. And, when he was designated a cardinal in 2001 by Pope John Paul II, he was not a bishop or an archbishop, though his voice had been influential in American Catholicism.

The cardinal considered his scarlet hat an honorary one, since he was 82 at the time, two years past the voting age in electing a new pope. “The Jesuits loved him,” said the Rev. Ronald J. Amiot, an administrator at Loyola College in Maryland who was one of hundreds who paid respects to the cardinal during a three-hour wake in the St. Patrick’s Lady Chapel before the funeral Mass.

The cardinal, Father Amiot added, had been an inspiration to him when he was a seminarian and ever after because “he was a man who walked the walk, and lived what he believed.”

An elder statesman of Catholic theology in America, Cardinal Dulles, the son of John Foster Dulles — the secretary of state under President Dwight D. Eisenhower — was a professor of religion for two decades at Fordham.

“His extraordinary personal pilgrimage enabled him to be a great conciliator,” said the Rev. Joseph A. O’Hare, Fordham’s former president.

During the Mass, mourners, including members of the Dulles family, held program books and the St. Michael Hymnal as they sang “For All the Saints,” which echoed in the great nave. Speakers honored the cardinal’s priestly and academic career, which spanned five decades, during which he wrote 27 books and 800 articles.

Cardinal Dulles wrote in later years that he experienced a profound religious moment in February 1939, when, as an agnostic student at Harvard, he made the leap of faith.

He described his decision to convert to Catholicism as that of “one of those timid swimmers who closes his eyes as he jumps into the roaring sea.”

He shocked his family and friends the next year by converting. He joined the Society of Jesus in 1946 and was ordained as a priest in 1956.

Cardinal Dulles became a conservative theologian in an era of liturgical reforms and rising secularism, rallying to the defense of the pope against demands for change, and giving uncompromising loyalty to an American church that had been wounded after covering up hundreds of cases of sexual abuse by priests and suffering the loss of tens of millions of dollars in lawsuits as a result.

Aside from his academic persona, Cardinal Dulles “was a priest’s priest,” said the Rev. David S. Ciancimino, the provincial, or head, of the New York Province of the Society of Jesus, terming him a modest man who “shunned the limelight.”

Cardinal Egan fondly recalled the years he had known the tall, self-deprecating Cardinal Dulles, whose angular face was often likened to that of a beardless Abraham Lincoln.

He said that Cardinal Dulles knew well the suffering of ordinary parishioners. Indeed, during the last phase of his life, due to the recurrence of the severe polio he contracted while he served in the Navy during the Second World War, Cardinal Dulles “was confined to a wheelchair and rendered unable to speak,” Cardinal Egan said.

After the Mass, the wan late-afternoon sun, which had returned for the day to Manhattan, made the church dignitaries’ miters and gold-threaded vestments gleam as the procession escorted the coffin down the steps to Fifth Avenue from the warm cathedral into the brisk afternoon and a waiting hearse. And spontaneously, the crowd of hundreds at the bronze doors applauded.

Avery Dulles GoodBye

From Wispers in the Loggia
http://whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com/2008/12/last-goodbye.html

Friday, December 19, 2008

The Last Goodbye

Always an experience to behold, St Patrick's Cathedral outdid itself yesterday as a small but formidable slice of Avery Dulles' world -- six cardinals, 20-odd bishops, over 125 priests and a horde of his family, friends and fans -- converged under John McCloskey's hanging galero for a final salute to the most unlikely of the 46 Americans to follow in the founder-prince's footsteps.

Drawing heavily from Faure's Requiem with a touch of Mozart, the morning papers deemed the Mass "majestic" -- and, no question, it was. But as cardinals' sendoffs go, much like the man himself, there was likewise something refreshingly, uniquely different to this one... the words to describe it still getting kicked around in your narrator's head, that they might come out right.

In the meantime, the nuts-and-bolts coverage well abounds: reports from America, the Times and the Westchester Journal-News -- the latter both in print and on Gary Stern's blog. Beyond those, Fordham's got on-demand video of its cardinal's 2001 creation and subsequent lectures up and streaming; an obit and personal tribute written by Dulles' sometime Roman secretary and good friend, Fr Raymond deSouza, have been posted for the National Catholic Register, and the National Catholic Reporter's John Allen runs a previously-unpublished "state of the church" interview with the cardinal in his Friday column.

Yet for all these, with the dean of American theologians now returned to the earth and this last week's global outpouring of tributes winding down, the last word rightly belongs elsewhere.

At an event for the New England Jesuits shortly after the 9/11 attacks, Dulles -- the first American cardinal to defend this land in uniform -- offered a brief reflection on "Hope in Things Unseen."

With thanks to the province for unearthing it and America for running it, here's his text, one just as relevant in these days:
It was suggested to me that I should use this occasion to say a few words about hope, since this virtue seems in short supply in these dark days.

Our hopes tend to fade whenever we cease to be in control. For the moment we Americans seem to have lost control of our destiny. We are afraid because our future does not rest in our own hands. On September 11 two great symbols of our security collapsed, or at least suffered grave damage. The World Trade Center towers looked very solid, as did the walls of the Pentagon, but both proved to be paper thin. The growing likelihood of biological warfare raises our anxiety yet further. Not only our wealth and military power, but also our health is at risk.

It will be for others to address the economic, military, and medical problems. As a theologian, I have to recognize that Christian hope never rests on material things. As individuals we try to follow the teaching of Jesus, who reminds us that rust corrodes, moths consume, and thieves break in and steal. Jesus instructs us to build treasure in heaven, the one bank that can never fail. The only thing that counts in the end is whether or not we hear the greeting of the Lord, “Well done, you good and faithful servant.”

Jesus Christ is not only the personal hope for each one of us. He is also the hope of the world. If the world turns away from Him, it goes terribly astray. The pursuit of riches produces massive poverty; the pursuit of freedom begets slavery; and the pursuit of peace ends in destructive violence. But with the strength and generosity that comes from the Lord we can take part in building here on earth what the liturgy calls “a kingdom of truth and life, of holiness and grace, of justice, love, and peace.”

As I reflect on the past half century and more, I am immensely grateful for my vocation to share in the apostolate of the Society of Jesus. As Jesuits, we are dedicated to the gospel of hope. We seek to place our own hope in God alone and to help others to focus their hopes on Him. This apostolate of hope is immensely relevant today, when many people are on the brink of discouragement and despair. But you, at least, are not. Seeing so many of you, I am reminded that we Jesuits could achieve nothing without friends such as yourselves, who support our work and do it with us. You are as important to our work as any Jesuit is. Whatever the future holds, we can only be assured of this: that nothing we do together in the service of the Lord will be done in vain.
PHOTO: Damon Winter/The New York Times

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posted by Rocco Palmo at 12:57