25 Jan 2009 06:19 pm
The Man Benedict Has Brought In From The Cold
Jim Burroway has looked at more statements from the now ex-excommunicated Bishop embraced by Pope Benedict. As you might expect from your average Holocaust denier, it's a vault of vileness, and another spur to Catholics not infected with xenophobia, sexism, anti-Semitism and homophobia to wonder at what their church has become. He's a 9/11 Truther, natch:
None of you believe that 9-11 is what it was presented to be. It was, of course, the two towers came down, but it was absolutely for certain not two airplanes which brought down those two towers. They were professionally demolished by a series of demolition charges from top to bottom of the towers. …
It's all about a global Judeo-Masonic conspiracy apparently. Somewhere Mel Gibson is happy. Williamson follows theocon doctrine in arguing against any secularism in public life and echoes Benedict on women and gays:
Williamson argues that women should not wear trousers and that “almost no girl should go to any university” because doing so contributes to the “the unwomaning of woman.” He blames modernism for causing the Rwandan massacre, he describes pluralism as the major threat to the Faith and salvation of Catholics today, and he decries religious liberty as a substitute religion. He has even criticized the movie The Sound of Music because of how it portrays those “nasty Nazis” and elevates “self-centered” romantic love. His views on gay people, engaging in a sin “crying to Heaven for vengeance,” are all too predictable.
On gays, Williamson writes:
God did not wait for the founding of the Catholic Church to instill in men the horror of this sin, but he implanted in the human nature of all of us, unless or until we corrupt it, an instinct of violent repugnance for this particular sin, comparable to our instinctive repugnance for other misuses of our human frame, such as coprophagy.
Notice the word "violent". This man is a fascist. Then this attempt at humor:
"Oh, but Our Lord had chawity, (unlike thumwun we know who wath tho nathty to Pwintheth Di!). Our Lord loved thinnerth, and faggotth, and tho thould we!!" So runs the objection!
The lisping is an attempt to mock the faggots. And the Pope who decided that celibate, faithful gay men cannot be allowed into seminaries has now opened the doors of reconciliation with this filth. It tells you everything about who Benedict is and what his priorities are. And what the Catholic Church is becoming under his leadership.