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The East Thunders: Eastern Orthodox Bishops and Melkite Catholics Condemn Attack on Syria. And the Great "Pontiff of Dialogue" ....... not even a Monologue against the attack so far.
A Statement Issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic Patriarch.
A Statement Issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic
Damascus, 14 April 2018
God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves!
We, the Patriarchs: John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, and Joseph Absi, Melkite-Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem, condemn and denounce the brutal aggression that took place this morning against our precious country Syria by the USA, France and the UK, under the allegations that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons. We raise our voices to affirm the following:
This brutal aggression is a clear violation of the international laws and the UN Charter, because it is an unjustified assault on a sovereign country, member of the UN.
It causes us great pain that this assault comes from powerful countries to which Syria did not cause any harm in any way.
The allegations of the USA and other countries that the Syrian army is using chemical weapons and that Syria is a country that owns and uses this kind of weapon, is a claim that is unjustified and unsupported by sufficient and clear evidence.
The timing of this unjustified aggression against Syria, when the independent International Commission for Inquiry was about to start its work in Syria, undermines of the work of this commission.
This brutal aggression destroys the chances for a peaceful political solution and leads to escalation and more complications.
This unjust aggression encourages the terrorist organizations and gives them momentum to continue in their terrorism.
We call upon the Security Council of the United Nations to play its natural role in bringing peace rather than contribute to escalation of wars.
We call upon all churches in the countries that participated in the aggression, to fulfill their Christian duties, according to the teachings of the Gospel, and condemn this aggression and to call their governments to commit to the protection of international peace.
We salute the courage, heroism and sacrifices of the Syrian Arab Army which courageously protects Syria and provide security for its people. We pray for the souls of the martyrs and the recovery of the wounded. We are confident that the army will not bow before the external or internal terrorist aggressions; they will continue to fight courageously against terrorism until every inch of the Syrian land is cleansed from terrorism. We, likewise, commend the brave stand of countries which are friendly to the Syria and its people.
I can now release the overall results of the facial recognition tests that have been performed using the most up to date technology available analyzed by the most sophisticated software technicians and organized and analyzed by an expert investigator.
"The only thing similar was the habit" were the words I just heard from the investigator in our phone conversation about the result. More specifics on the technicalities of the result will follow this initial announcement.
On advice, I will not yet reveal the names of the investigators, the names of the companies involved, or the names of the programs being used. They are the best. They are all working on a comprehensive and definite report on the results and this will be released in the coming weeks. I want to avoid any interference in the investigation. After the final facial recognition report is complete, the second phase of the investigation will be launched which will be finding out the identity of the Imposter and findi…
Patience dear readers of RadTrad Thomist and Sister Lucy Truth supporters! This summer has been an important one for the investigation of what happened to Sister Lucy of Fatima. Investigators have been working late into the night during these last couple of weeks analyzing all the visual evidence of the Sister Lucy case into order to render a conclusive scientific verdict on the identity of Sister Lucy I and Sister Lucy II, i.e., Sister Lucy pre-1958 and Sister Lucy post-1958. The importance of this investigation cannot be overestimated. In the midst of the facial recognition analysis, new experts have come forward who have now joined the team. Things are moving quickly. I fill find out more information about the ongoing investigation on August 15th, Feast of Our Lady's Assumption. I know that everyone who reads this site understands the importance of a comprehensive, conclusive, and scientific con…
Dr. Chojnowski: There has been a recent uproar about the naming of Bishop Bernard Fellay and Fr. Franz Schmidberger as "Assistant Generals" to the new Superior General of the SSPX, Fr. Davide Pagliarani. Even the "SSPX supporters" from the Remnant, who, I have heard, will "never darken the door of an SSPX chapel," are "confused." I have already charged them with being "confused" about Catholic Doctrine after allowing a heretical article by Elizabeth Yore to be published in their newspaper in which the author advocated that the Cardinals meet immediately and "depose" Francis for a situation involving the pedophilia scandal in the Conciliar church. I charged the Remnant with the heresy of Gallicanism and Conciliarism, but got no response.
Now "just one member of the Catholic press," is "confused" about why the new Superior General would create two new "assistant" positions for the only two men w…
Dr. Chojnowski: The General Chapter of the SSPX has issued its concluding statement, which clearly is meant to identify the next twelve years of the life of the SSPX with one of the most thrilling anti-Modernist moments of the SSPX, the Declaration in November 1974 in which Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre reacted to the Modernism which he experienced coming from the mouths of the ecclesial visitors who came to the Econe seminary. In the final text the superiors of the SSPX rally the faithful to the fight for Christ the King and His Dominion over All Men and identifies its mission as preserving the priesthood which has as its focus the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. None of this savors of a meat of an unbranded wether! Pray for the best! Let us see how the "authority," "even the highest in the hierarchy," responds to this. Obviously there will be no "deal" for the next 12 years. Told you.
The final statement of the General Chapter is below. Below that I have inclu…
Prior to his death in 2016, Fr. Gabriele Amorth had performed over 70,000 exorcisms over a span of 30 years. He founded the International Association of Exorcists in 1990.
In a recent article on the “Secret of Fatima”, Steve Skojec, the founder and editor of OnePeterFive, published for the first time in the English language words from Rome’s chief exorcist, Father Gabriele Amorth (d. 2016), about Padre Pio and his knowledge of the Third Secret of Fatima. They come from a newly published book written by José María Zavala, entitled The Best Kept Secret of Fatima (El Sécreto Mejor Guardado de Fátima). Zavala interviewed Father Amorth in 2011, and was instructed to keep the…
And then there is the "traditional Catholic" Remnant ---- has the "oldest traditional Catholic newspaper" just gone senile or has it gone Gallican and heretical? Here is the quotation from an article by Elizabeth Yore in which she directly contradicts the above statement by St. Robert Bellermine. The link to the entire article. Thanks to the Editor of Novus Ordo Watch for coming up with this quotation and a former colleague of mine and good friend Ryan Grant for translating the ci…
Here is the relevant portion of the Interview between Stephen Heiner and Fr. Fabian Abrahamawitz who was with Fr. Davide Pagliarani in Italy during the early 2000s. The link below gets you to the entire interview on True Restoration. interview-with-fr-florian-abrahamowicz-in-paris-english-version S.H.: When did you start to have disagreements with Menzingen? Were there other priests who agreed with you? What did they advise?
Fr. A.: My first disagreements with Menzingen began in 2001 when the possibility of a deal with modernist Rome was first raised. At that time I was far from being alone. The prior of Rimini, Fr. Ugo Carandino and Fr. Davide Pagliarani were vehemently opposed to coming to terms with the Rome of the Council. Then there were other priests, seminary directors, professors and priors who opposed these things very explicitly and effectively. Our duty in conscience moved us to declare openly to our superiors that we could not follow in the event of the Society’s cohabiting …