SHEEP AND THE DEADLY SILENCE
Why we try to stop Muslims from killing
... but not Muslims from killing
we hear nothing of this ceaseless atrocity from the pulpit
— about the fierce persecution, the unspeakable slaughter, and the mass
displacement of fellow Catholics and Christians in Islamic countries
that were once the cradle of Christianity … and where Christianity itself
is on the verge of extinction through an openly avowed pogrom urged
by and implemented through militant Islamic fundamentalism?
Why do we not hear about this at Mass?
Why do our priests say nothing? Why
do our bishops speak little or nothing of it? The Holy Father has spoken
of it in very urgent terms. Why, then, is the average Catholic in the
pew virtually unaware of the very real, existential and daily re-crucifixion
of Christ in the very soil that for centuries nurtured Christianity
… soil, lands, now in partibus infidelium 1, clenched
mercilessly in the hands of Muslims … lands whose inhabitants from millennia
past were not converted to, but coerced into Islam through
the choice we now see enacted daily in the Middle East and in virtually
every other Islamic country: to convert to Islam or to die, together
with their children, or at best allowed to live in servitude and poverty
under the Jizya tax imposed on non-Muslims, shunned and hated
because they will not renounce Christ?
And you say nothing about this, against this, from the pulpit? You yawn
in the pews? “When it comes to my door”, you say to yourself, not realizing
that the shadow cast over it forms the blade of the scimitar soon to
be raised over your head and the heads of your children because you
belong to Christ — or at least say that you do. When your time comes
to choose it will likely be easy. Renounce Christ, embrace the “Prophet”,
and convert to Islam. After all, you are very likely convinced that
“all paths lead to God” — even were they trampled under the cloven foot
of Baal. Not that you really care, for you are an “enlightened” Catholic
unencumbered by all that Middle Age impedimenta concerning doctrines,
Councils, and (forbid!) dogma! The very word makes you cringe.
The Malice of Indifferentism
This is called indifferentism. Look
it up. Your “CCD” teachers never mentioned it, and certainly not your
ecumenically-sensitive priests and religious. Let me sum it up for you
simply in the words you have heard a thousand times since the implosion
of Vatican II: “It makes NO DIFFERENCE” … what path you take, what deity
you follow, or if you acknowledge any deity at all — you’re going to
Heaven, to God … no matter what you believe, no matter what you practice,
no matter what you do or whom you follow. Catholic, Protestant, Muslim,
Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Shintoist, whatever your “belief-system” (as
it is now fondly said), even the worshippers of the Aztec deity of human
sacrifice, Huitzilopochtli — all go to God and all are equally pleasing
to God. “It’s not a matter of difference” — hence, indifferentism. Your
god, my God, no god, a multiplicity of gods … in the end it’s all the
same God. This logically moronic assertion actually has many, many,
adherents. And many are Catholic. And they all share this one characteristic:
they all deem themselves “enlightened” — unlike their ultimately superstitious
and decidedly lesser peers who still cling to things like ritual, dogma,
and the logical law of non-contradiction.
But we are already dangerously far afield. Men, women, and children
— entire communities, total cities — are being expunged of Christianity
and Christians. And we do nothing. We do not write our congressman (quite
logically, for he will never get your letter or listen to your concerns
in any event — he has his own agenda and it does not coincide with his
constituents … you know, the people who elected him to represent them),
or agitate for the blatant, unapologetic persecution to be immediately
remedied and redressed — or at least to be put on the table. “Not my
problem”, you say.
my problem ...”
Of course, if it really was your own
brother or sister or mother or children who were being persecuted, beheaded,
machine-gunned, bombed out, and driven from their homes as so much vermin
or exiled from their own land (if allowed to survive) it would be quite
a different story. Your fury would tower, and not merely whimper. You
would call each one of us to account for allowing these atrocities to
occur without demanding, without making any real, immediate, and effective
effort to stop them.
But they’re not … I mean, they’re not really your mothers and fathers,
and children, your sisters and brothers — no matter what Christ said!
(St. Matthew 12:46-50 for those of you who are not among the illumanati
and are still steeped in Christian “mythology”).
Nothing is happening because we are no longer a “Christian” society.
We have bowed out of that race and left the liberals with the standard:
a godless society that we have allowed to be disfigured into the image
of man. We don’t speak about our persecuted, our murdered brothers and
sisters, because they are Christian and we are not. We have no relationship
to them. They are as much our brothers and sisters as the man in the
moon: same elements from the Periodic Table but not much more than that.
We are not horrified precisely because we do not know them — and we
do not know them precisely because we do not know Christ!
Who takes their side? Don’t make me laugh. It is not you!
And more scandalous still, it is not the priest at the pulpit or the
bishop sitting in the chancery of every Catholic diocese in the world
— except in partibus infidelium! Like Christ, they know their
sheep … and we are not among them.
Are you still looking for a way out
... some way to avoid the reality of the suffering, persecution, and
death of Christians in Islam? Is it “incorrect” even to bring this up?
It matters not who you are: Catholic, Jew, Protestant, Buddhist, American,
German, Canadian, British, French, Brazilian ... does not your very
conscience convict you that you do nothing and have done nothing in
the face of this enormity, this presently bleeding wound in the fabric
We look at pictures from the Holocaust, wag our heads and cluck our
tongues, and say, "Not if I were there, not if I
was alive then."
The reality is that it is the same
now as then: we know and pretend that we do not; we do nothing
and our governments do nothing — even as they know, just as we
know. Our government pretends, despite all evidence, that politics trumps
religion and even refuses to recognize the face of religion — however
distorted and ugly it sometimes is. Governments, as Henry Kissinger
candidly noted, have “interests not friends” … and whatever their
constitution, they generally do not have principles … however august
their pretensions. Governments will not stop the slaughtering because
it is not in their “interests” to do so. It is as simple as that.
As Christianity recedes and Islam rises
… especially when the remnants of Christianity become a threat to the
government’s political and social agenda — its own fabricated “interests”
in the way of increasingly authoritarian policy — Islamists unwittingly
implement the policy of the state by subduing, by eliminating, those
whose religious convictions impede the policy of the state. Christianity
is without question in the cross-hairs of the state. It is a practical
matter of eliminating opposition. The government has not — yet — squeezed
the trigger: it has been satisfied with allowing Islam to pull it for
them, and in places where blood is the currency of “diplomacy”. Not
on our streets. At least not yet.
That Islamic doctrine/theology/policy is even more intractable than
Christianity and at even greater (and violent) odds with the decadence
in the West that promoted so many ideological diseases from the petri
dish of our present liberal democracy, has — amazingly — not yet occurred
to them. They aid and abet those bent on their destruction by more than
a Christian moral reform that will cost them their jobs but not their
So is help forthcoming from America for persecuted Christians in Islam?
And because Europe is little more than
another iteration of American social “progress” in different dialects,
Europe, once the “eldest daughter of the Church” at large will do even
less to alleviate the oppression and persecution of Christians in Islam.
Increasingly, with the dearth of its own children through contraception
and abortion, immigrant Muslims are becoming the necessary infrastructure
beneath Europe’s economic output and social sustainability. (See:
), it is even less likely that help will come from a once Christian
travesty that is called the UN is forever “deploring" abominable, detestable,
inhuman actions ... and does nothing but convene more councils to further
“deplore” them. If a word has ever been depleted of meaning, it is the
word, “deplore”. To “deplore” essentially means, “We do not approve
of what you are doing, so watch out! If you do not stop, we will convene
committees that will deplore you even more!” Words and no actions. Gestures
that never culminate in anything tangible to redress the enormity —
no actual implementations except on paper that will be archived for
the shame of the next generation.
So will the UN help persecuted Christians? Don’t bet your life on it
— especially if you live in an Islamic state.
Who is left?
… or no one.
When your grandchildren are reading of the “noble” deeds of Mohammed
in the Quran, no one will be left to so much as ask the question.
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can you do?
Pray! Pray! Cry out to God above all — and to man!
your senator, your congressman:
and demand that this appalling situation be remedied at
once — not tomorrow, not next week, not next month. Now!
Talk to your priest:
“Why do you say nothing about this? Why are we silent in the face
of the suffering and slaughter of Christians in Islam? Can't we
at least pray for them?”
the President. E-mail them.
Demand to be heard! It is your country, so you have the right to
be heard, and they are your brothers and sisters, your children,
who are homeless if they are not dead — and it is our obligation
to do something.
Do you remember
the call, the determination, “Never again!”
following the Holocaust of World War II? Oh, yes? Well it
is happening now and we are behaving just like the world did when
Hitler was slaughtering the Jews and the Slavs. Or is it
now, “Never again until after next time!” ...
sake do something!
Still not enough?
UPDATE 10 Feb 2014:
“He was a Christian
walking in a Muslim enclave, carrying wood to sell. In these tense days,
that is enough reason to die in the Central African Republic. A Muslim
mob confronted Pumandele, 23, on a side street and pushed him around.
Then, they threw him into a ditch. At least one man stabbed him before
his throat was slit. ...The Muslims did this,” one of his relatives
screamed. “They cut his neck like a cow. They are going to kill all
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In partibus infidelium: in the
lands of the infidels
The Crucifixion of Christianity in Islam
Totally Faithful to the Sacred
Deposit of Faith entrusted to the Holy See in Rome
opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti
verbum Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum”
know your works ... that you have but little power, and yet
you have kept My word, and have not denied My Name.”
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