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Eco-Religion: “Earth Altar” installed at Novus Ordo Parish in Germany
The notorious Novus Ordo parish of Maria Geburt (“Nativity of Mary”) in Aschaffenburg, Germany, has done it again.
This past Oct. 3, while Roman Catholics were celebrating the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux and the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, pastor Markus Krauth was celebrating something else at this former, and formerly gorgeous, Catholic church.
Officially, it was the German Erntedankfest, an annual feast of thanksgiving to God for the harvest that is commemorated also liturgically. Krauth decided to commemorate it as Erdedankfest, meaning he replaced the word for “harvest” (Ernte) with the word for “earth” (Erde).… READ MORE