Rome in the News, June 2015

Some Rome and eschatology-related headlines from this past month:

One World Everything:

Defiant of ISIL, Syrian Muslims Open Mosque Named After Virgin Mary

Greece might quit euro, says Lagarde: IMF chief remarks are starkest warning yet country will be force to abandon currency if it cannot meet its debts

Public schools called ‘gigantic criminal enterprise’: 

“He also dug up a number of primary documents that he says prove socialist utopians are attempting to create a “new world order” of global citizens.

 “They tell us they’re creating a global government, a global society, a single world religion – basically globalist everything on steroids, and really what they’re talking about is planetary totalitarianism,” Newman said. “They use nice words and that kind of stuff, but they’re very upfront about what they’re doing.””

Rome and Her Daughters:

Catholic bishops denounce horrific desecration of Christian images in ‘gay pride’ marches in Brazil

Catholic church is running so short of priests in Europe and America it is importing them from new strongholds of Asia and Africa

Catholic Group Exposes Red Influence in the Vatican

Colby Cosh: Pope’s encyclical on climate change reads like the Unabomber Manifesto

Fast to save the planet, says Church of England: Congregations told to skip lunch once a month: The Pope wants to get rid of air conditioning.  The Church of England wants to get rid of eating.

“Gay saints”

Greener than thou! Welby trumps Pope in climate crusade by releasing statement on issue saying it has hurt the poor of the world:  The man now believes that governments can legislate the weather:

The Anglican statement called on people of all faiths to ‘recognise the urgency of the tasks involved in making the transition to the low carbon economy’ and demanded that national leaders make laws to ‘limit the global rise in average temperatures to a maximum of two degrees celsius’”

Here’s one man he didn’t keep waiting: Putin hugs Berlusconi after pair meet at Rome Airport… but he was an HOUR late for audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican

How climate-change doubters lost a papal fight

Is the Devil Dividing Romanists and Evangelicals As Francis States?

‘Once again the Catholic Church is out of touch and closing ranks’: 60 Minutes hits back at Cardinal George Pell after he demands apology from sex abuse victim

Pope blames fossil fuels for ‘turning Earth into an immense pile of filth’ and warns of an ‘inevitable disaster’ in environmental encyclical

Pope Francis creates special Vatican court to try bishops accused of covering up sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests

Pope Francis Is Wrong about Air Conditioning

Pope says weapons manufacturers can’t call themselves Christian

Pope’s ‘feeling’ about short papacy fuels speculation

The Pope Claims Giving Most of Your Money Is the Gospel: smacks of Marxism

The Pope joins the EU in a sad world of make-believe

The Pope’s Science Is Settled?

UK venerates 750 years old Catholic tongue

Vatican indicts ex-ambassador to Dominican Republic

Vatican signs treaty with “State of Palestine”

What happens when an entire country becomes infested with demons? — This sounds an awful lot like Pentecostals “Taking Our Cities for God.”

‘Why didn’t they drop bombs?’ Pope criticises the ‘great powers’ of the world for failing to stop the Nazis transporting Jews, Christians, gypsies and homosexuals to its concentration camps