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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Cardinal Warns Western Christians of Coming Persecution

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Behold the prophecy...
Revelation 20:7-8
When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth...
These words could very well be coming true within our generation. In fact, based on the warnings we've been getting from the bishops (including the popes) for the last 15 years, it would appear that is the case. Impending persecution of the Church in the Western World is coming -- soon!
(LifeSiteNews.com) - In a stirring essay on the coming tensions between the secular world and the Catholic Church, Sydney's Cardinal George Pell has outlined threats to the freedom of religion stemming from biotechnology, gay 'rights' and fears of Islamic violence. The must read piece titled, "Prospects for peace and rumours of war: Religion and democracy in the years ahead," is a serious reflection despite Pell's characteristic use of wit.

Beginning on the hopeful note that the Church, despite the desires of certain atheist fanatics, is here to stay; the Cardinal points to trends which have already commenced which threaten a clampdown on freedom of religion...

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