The Vatican, Pope Francis,
and the “Light Show”
“the Light” (Jesus Christ)
fissure the smoke of Satan has entered into the temple of God”
Pope Paul VI June 29, 1972,
It would frighten any child. It should frighten all adult
The following are pictures from the presentation,
authorized by Pope Francis and the Vatican to conclude —
as the finale — the celebration for the Year of Mercy
(combined with Pope Francis's Environmental Encyclical
Archbishop Rino Fisichella, the president of the Pontifical Council
for the “New”
Evangelization (rather than the “old”
that emphasized Christ ... ) described the event as:
“unique for its genre and for the fact that it is
being displayed for the first time on such a significant backdrop.
These illuminations will present images inspired of Mercy, of
humanity, of the natural world, and of climate changes.”
Look and listen below, and tell us where
you find any images or sounds “inspired of Mercy”.
Most likely they will offend you as verging on (if not culminating
in) sacrilege; they will challenge your imagination in any attempt to
accommodate these images and sounds with God and Holy Mother Church.
Note that there is not one single sacred image: not
of Christ, of His Holy Mother Mary, or of anything remotely tangential
Is this a subliminal commentary
on the Twin Towers as the “consequence” of “sinful capitalism”,
change”, and ... “payback”?
The music could be from a horror movie,
and the images and sounds are deeply unsettling, even frightening. If these
are images and sounds of Mercy — I politely refuse the
And not one of the most beautiful and
amazing of God’s gifts: a Baby in a mother’s womb! And the
presentation was on the FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION!
Beasts. Growls. Grunting. Aborigines. Almost a collage of scenes from
Hell. Especially the sounds.
I am ashamed of this ... even humiliated ...
NOT ONE IMAGE OF JESUS ... or MARY ... or of the CHURCH! But
everything else conceivable (and frightening) is spattered across the VATICAN!
I have no words to describe my shame as a Catholic. What a message to
the world! “It's not CHRIST, stupid ... it’s CLIMATE CHANGE!”
And this irreverent farce of techno-genius was the finale
of the opening celebration for the Year of Mercy declared
by Pope Francis? Shameful!
From all appearances, we will soon be worshipping at the zoo.
It was, in a single word, demonic.
Quo vadis, Francis?
Boston Catholic Journal
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