Of course, he’s against it… isn’t he?

Bergoglio and the Pro$perity Gospel:
An Assessment

Rich man, poor man — Self-proclaimed billionaire televangelist Kenneth Copeland leads “Pope” Francis the Humble in prayer at the Vatican on June 24, 2014. The ecumenical encounter took place during a three-hour meeting with a delegation of Protestants, including a luncheon at Santa Marta Inn. (image: kcm.org/fair use)

by Francis Del Sarto

Prosperity theology (sometimes referred to as the prosperity gospel, the health-and-wealth gospel, the gospel of success, or seed faith) is a religious belief among some Protestant Christians that financial blessing and physical well-being are always the will of God for them, and that faith, positive speech, and donations to religious causes will increase one’s material wealth.

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TRADCAST 028 (15 JULY 2020) — SPECIAL EDITION

Contents

  • Special Topic: PART 2 of critical review of Taylor R. Marshall’s book Infiltration: The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within (Manchester, NH: Sophia Institute Press, 2019)
  • Segment 1: Chapters 21-32
  • Segment 2: Chapter 32 continued; Chapter 33; appendices; other reviews of Infiltration; how Marshall’s book got over 800 overwhelmingly positive reviews at Amazon on day of release [UPDATE: The electronic Kindle edition was released a week prior — this would account for a certain number of legitimate organic reviews by launch day for the print edition]; a challenge to Taylor Marshall; what Infiltration should have included but didn’t; concluding comments
  • Total run time: 2 hours 1 min

You can listen to the show by clicking the big play button in the embedded player above.

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Naturalism under the guise of conservative Catholicism…

Dangerous Heresy in attractive Wrapping Paper:
“Abp.” Viganò’s Letter to President Trump

‘Abp.’ Carlo Maria Viganò at the 2015 Walk for Life in San Francisco
(AP Photo/Alex Washburn)

The former Vatican nuncio to the United States, “Archbishop” Carlo Maria Viganò, has been hiding at an undisclosed location since August of 2018, after he publicly accused “Pope” Francis of having known about and covered up sexual abuse perpetrated by “Cardinal” Theodore McCarrick.

On June 6, 2020, Fr. Viganò — he’s a valid priest but not a bishop — released a 3-page open letter to U.S.

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That Bergoglian jaw keeps moving…

More of the Same:
Big New Francis Interview Published

The Spanish newspaper El País has just released a new interview with “Pope” Francis, and it’s a long one to boot: In their English translation, the answers given by Francis exceed no fewer than 6,000 words. This is not surprising for the “Pope” who has practically talked non-stop since 2013, and who has given so many interviews that we have long stopped counting (we are probably in the 30-40ish range at this point).

The Q&A with Francis was conducted in Spanish and has been made available by El País in the following languages:

Here are what are perhaps the most salient quotes of the lengthy text:

  • “To change is unnatural.”
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Elections have Consequences…

The Vatican II Sect and President-Elect Trump

On Nov. 8, 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States of America. Since Francis is not only the Vatican II Church’s pretend-Pope but also the de facto head of state of Vatican City, diplomatic relations between the two countries will inevitably be affected one way or another.

It was clear to anyone who could read between the lines — or, sometimes, even just the lines themselves — that Trump wasn’t exactly Francis’ favored candidate. We remember especially the brilliant comment Francis made in February of this year about Trump’s expressed intent to build a wall at the border to stop the flow of illegal immigration into the United States from Mexico:

The great irony here was, of course, that Francis himself, dwelling in Vatican City, lives behind what are perhaps the entire world’s biggest walls surrounding any country.

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