Left-Wing Groups Planning on Crashing Catholic Churches

 

I have received multiple email warnings about left wing groups, especially one called Ruth Sent Us, planning to crash Catholic Churches this Sunday in the aftermath of the leaked SCOTUS decision to overthrow Roe.  From the Washington Times:

Pro-choice activists are planning protests in churches on Mother’s Day and are preparing visits to Supreme Court justices’ homes next week to express anger over an anticipated ruling overturning legalized abortion.

The activist group “Ruth Sent Us,” named for the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is challenging people to protest inside a Catholic Church on Sunday and it published a map purporting to show Republican-appointed justices’ homes for a “Walk-by Wednesday” demonstration.

“Whether you’re a ‘Catholic for Choice,’ ex-Catholic, of other or no faith, recognize that six extremist Catholics set out to overturn Roe,” the group said on Twitter. “Stand at or in a local Catholic Church on Sun May 8. #WarOnWomen #MothersDayStrike.”

You may ask, isn’t this against the law?  Of course, but so were the BLM riots last summer.  Do you think mere legalities matter to left-wing progressives?

It’s amazing how dopey these people are.  Ruth Bader Ginsberg, from which the group takes its name, although a strong supporter of abortion felt that the Roe decision was incorrectly decided.  On Mother’s Day, they want to protest against motherhood itself.  How ironic is that!  And as far as I can tell, those silly costumes from the Handmaid’s Tale are takeoffs of clothing the Puritan women wore, not Catholic.

The Catholic website ChurchPop has a video from TikTok uploaded from Ruth Sent Us that calls for invading Catholic Churches next week.  I can’t embed TikTok, so you’ll have to go there to see it.  In it, the activists shout, “For 2,000 years, the Catholic Church has been an institution for the enslavement of women.”

Why do they single out the Catholic Church?  At least three reasons.  (1) Five of the six Supreme Court Justices who voted against Roe and Casey, the other infamous SCOTUS decision that instituted abortion, are Catholic.  (2) When Roe was first decided in 1973, the Catholic Church was the only institution that instantaneously opposed the decision.  In fact, opposition to Roe was in the subsequent few years after almost solely a Catholic Church endeavor.

In the following years, it built a coalition of groups, especially Protestant Evangelical Churches, to oppose abortion and seep that opposition into the political sphere.  The Republican Party was not the Pro-Life Party back then.  Both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush supported abortion.  It took a while for that persuasion to change their hearts.

The Catholic Church has been at the very core of the Pro-Life movement.  Just come down to an annual Pro-Life March in January and you will see that some 80 percent of the marchers are Catholic.  I might go so far as to say the Pro-Life movement propelled by the Catholic Church has been her finest hour of the last 100 years.

Which brings us to the third reason why they single out the Catholic Church.  There’s an element of truth to that shouting about 2,000 years of the Catholic Church.  The teaching of the Catholic Church on abortion does indeed go back 2,000 years to the Didache, a first-century document written around the time of the fourth Gospel, the Gospel of John.  You can read on Wikipedia how it almost made it into the canon of the New Testament.  It collects the teachings of the apostles and you will find a recapitulation of the moral law per the Torah.  Here is the specific verse:

Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not commit adultery; thou shalt not corrupt boys; thou shalt not commit fornication. Thou shalt not steal. Thou shalt not use witchcraft; thou shalt not practice sorcery. Thou shalt not procure abortion, nor shalt thou kill the new-born child. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods. (Chapter 2, Verse 2)

The highlight is my emphasis.  Other translations I’ve seen phrase that sentence as not killing the child in the womb.  So you see, the earliest Christians found it immoral to kill a child, indeed to not kill one that has not been born yet.  Notice the context of the paragraph.  It puts the killing of the unborn in the same context as the Ten Commandments, at the same level of morality as the killing of a birthed human being.  In addition, that corollary on not killing a “new-born child” was a direct statement against the pagan killing of infants, either from exposure by the Greeks and Romans or as a sacrifice by the North African pagans, such as the Carthaginians.

So, it’s not that the Catholic Church has enslaved women for 2,000 years.  It has provided them dignity first as mothers for their very biological being and second for aborted infants who tended to be girls.  But in the twisted morality of the left wingers, they recognize the Catholic Church has been at the very foundation of making abortion immoral.

Actually, this warning for Sunday goes beyond just Catholic Churches.  I’ve also seen they want to go after the homes of the Supreme Court Justices that voted against it and after Evangelical Churches as well.  I’m not sure they can distinguish the Protestant Churches that support abortion from those that don’t, so I would be cautious no matter which church you attend.

And remember, if you are Catholic and someone tries to vandalize or crash the Mass, you have an obligation to protect the Eucharist.

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  1. Flicker Coolidge
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    Manny: The Republican Party was not the Pro-Life Party back then.  Both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush supported abortion.

    Yes, it’s funny that RBG thought that Roe was wrongly decided, and she was a perhaps soft eugenicist, and they use her name for furthering infanticide.

    Oh, by the way I voted for Reagan in 1980 specifically because he was, as the candidate (or his Party was), anti-abortion.

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  2. Stad Coolidge
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    Let’s see ’em crash a mosque . . .

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  3. Front Seat Cat Member
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    Manny – I’m surprised you’re the only one writing about this. I briefly read the headline yesterday on Fox, now it’s gone. I thought this was a very big story. My first impression was I thought they were citing Ruth from the Old Testament. I am reminded what was foretold at Fatima, and Sister Lucia’s letter and predictions – about marriage and family. Pointing to the Catholic Church? What about the faith of all Christians? This is a big test. 

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  4. Manny Member
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    Flicker (View Comment):

    Manny: The Republican Party was not the Pro-Life Party back then. Both Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush supported abortion.

    Yes, it’s funny that RBG thought that Roe was wrongly decided, and she was a perhaps soft eugenicist, and they use her name for furthering infanticide.

    Oh, by the way I voted for Reagan in 1980 specifically because he was, as the candidate (or his Party was), anti-abortion.

    Yes by 1980 he had become pro-life but he was not as governor of California in the 1960s and I want to guess he was not at the time of Roe in 1973. Someone might know exactly when but he became pro-life somewhere in between, maybe because of Roe. That is possible.

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  5. Manny Member
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    Stad (View Comment):

    Let’s see ’em crash a mosque . . .

    Great point. That will never happen. 

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  6. Manny Member
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    Front Seat Cat (View Comment):

    Manny – I’m surprised you’re the only one writing about this. I briefly read the headline yesterday on Fox, now it’s gone. I thought this was a very big story. My first impression was I thought they were citing Ruth from the Old Testament. I am reminded what was foretold at Fatima, and Sister Lucia’s letter and predictions – about marriage and family. Pointing to the Catholic Church? What about the faith of all Christians? This is a big test.

    LOL, I thought they were citing Ruth from the Old Testament too at first. 

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  7. Doug Watt Moderator
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    From a letter sent to the Ruth Sent Us organization from the Thomas More Society:

    Please be advised that for the past 25 years, we have defended the pro-life cause and
    represented churches and people of faith across our nation, successfully vindicating the legal
    rights of pro-life and religious individuals at all court levels. We will gladly represent any church
    or person of faith who seeks legal recourse against you or your protestors for your unlawful
    disruption of any religious worship services.

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  8. Manny Member
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    Doug Watt (View Comment):

    From a letter sent to the Ruth Sent Us organization from the Thomas More Society:

    Please be advised that for the past 25 years, we have defended the pro-life cause and
    represented churches and people of faith across our nation, successfully vindicating the legal
    rights of pro-life and religious individuals at all court levels. We will gladly represent any church
    or person of faith who seeks legal recourse against you or your protestors for your unlawful
    disruption of any religious worship services.

    Thank you Doug.

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  9. Stad Coolidge
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    Manny (View Comment):

    Stad (View Comment):

    Let’s see ’em crash a mosque . . .

    Great point. That will never happen.

    OTOH, a lot of Irish cops and Italian mobsters might not appreciate the protesters and take action . . .

    (Let’s all say, “Stereotypes!”)

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  10. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Manny: Which brings us to the third reason why they single out the Catholic Church. 

    I have thoughts on why they single out the Catholic Church. I think it’s because Satan knows where to find the Body of Christ and he’s sending his minions there. Anyone Christian, but not Catholic, might want to ponder that. 

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  11. Scott Wilmot Member
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    Manny: Why do they single out the Catholic Church?

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):
    I think it’s because Satan knows where to find the Body of Christ and he’s sending his minions there.

    Yes, you beat me to it, @westernchauvinist – Satan knows exactly where the Body of Christ is.

    The demons are already out:

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  12. Scott Wilmot Member
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    Totally demonic.

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  13. Scott Wilmot Member
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    Here is a longer clip of that first one I posted. Wow. This is what Joe Biden supports.

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  14. Columbo Member
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  15. Stad Coolidge
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    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Manny: Which brings us to the third reason why they single out the Catholic Church.

    I have thoughts on why they single out the Catholic Church. I think it’s because Satan knows where to find the Body of Christ and he’s sending his minions there. Anyone Christian, but not Catholic, might want to ponder that.

    At least snakehandler Christians can throw their snakes at the protesters . . .

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  16. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Yes, demonic, Scott. Our parish security team goes by the title, St. Michael Ministry.

    “Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil; May God rebuke [emphasis mine] him, we humbly pray; And do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.”

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  17. GlennAmurgis Coolidge
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    Will corporate media call this Catholic Phobia?

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  18. Flicker Coolidge
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    Scott Wilmot (View Comment):

    Manny: Why do they single out the Catholic Church?

    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):
    I think it’s because Satan knows where to find the Body of Christ and he’s sending his minions there.

    Yes, you beat me to it, @ westernchauvinist – Satan knows exactly where the Body of Christ is.

    The demons are already out:

    I’ve been saying for at least ten years that “the demons have been released”.  And I don’t mean it metaphorically.

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  19. Western Chauvinist Member
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    GlennAmurgis (View Comment):

    Will corporate media call this Catholic Phobia?

    I’m sure there will be mostly peaceful protests. . . Not.

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  20. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    Thank you for bringing this to our attention.  A whole bunch of law enforcement officers are Catholic.  I hope they all go to Mass tomorrow.  

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  21. Western Chauvinist Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. A whole bunch of law enforcement officers are Catholic. I hope they all go to Mass tomorrow.

    Also active and retired military — especially here in the Springs. 

    Our pastor has put out a video explaining the situation and the plan for handling any disruptions in the sacred liturgy. We’re going to pause and pray the Hail Mary until the situation resolves. Hopefully peacefully. But, our St. Michael ministers are also going to call law enforcement immediately, since any protestors will be trespassing. Father thinks it’s unlikely we’ll have such encounters, but I pray for the courage and protection of our fellow Catholics around the country. We always knew this confrontation was possible. It’s why we’re called the Church Militant, after all. 

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  22. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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    Excellent post, Manny.  Thank you.

    Not being a mother, or having a living mother, I don’t celebrate Mother’s Day.  But I can drive around my local area to see if the Demons are out, and get some video to post.  I hope I don’t find any mini-riots.

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  23. Gary Robbins Reagan
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    Western Chauvinist (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. A whole bunch of law enforcement officers are Catholic. I hope they all go to Mass tomorrow.

    Also active and retired military — especially here in the Springs.

    Our pastor has put out a video explaining the situation and the plan for handling any disruptions in the sacred liturgy. We’re going to pause and pray the Hail Mary until the situation resolves. Hopefully peacefully. But, our St. Michael ministers are also going to call law enforcement immediately, since any protestors will be trespassing. Father thinks it’s unlikely we’ll have such encounters, but I pray for the courage and protection of our fellow Catholics around the country. We always knew this confrontation was possible. It’s why we’re called the Church Militant, after all.

    I am so proud of my Catholic brothers and sisters.  You are living the gospel.  Thank you so much.  

    P.S.  I think that I know where Doug Watt will be on Sunday.  But then again, I believe that Doug rarely misses Mass!

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  24. Manny Member
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    RushBabe49 (View Comment):

    Excellent post, Manny. Thank you.

    Not being a mother, or having a living mother, I don’t celebrate Mother’s Day. But I can drive around my local area to see if the Demons are out, and get some video to post. I hope I don’t find any mini-riots.

    Thank you Rush. And if you film something worthwhile, please post it. 

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  25. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    Scott Wilmot (View Comment):

    Here is a longer clip of that first one I posted. Wow. This is what Joe Biden supports.

    Wow; “Sick” doesn’t even begin to describe this scumbag.  You gotta wonder what she sees when she looks in the mirror.

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  26. jmelvin Member
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    Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares has made the public aware that interfering in religious practice in Virginia will be prosecuted and he will be pursuing legal action against any groups who engage in it.  This is a nice change from the previous garbage that sat as AG in Virginia.

    https://wset.com/news/local/abortion-rights-extremists-threaten-catholic-mass-virginia-prosecutor-issues-warning-christian-church-pro-life-pro-abortion-rights-unborn-babies-planned-parenthood-may-7-2022-attorney-general-jason-miyares-roe-v-wade

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  27. CACrabtree Coolidge
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    Sad to say, this is not without precedent.  In Columbus (January of 2021), a group of jerks (about 15 or 20) invaded St. Joseph’s Cathedral during a Respect Life Mass and paraded around until the police finally came and arrested four of them.

    Some of the witticisms heard from the demonstrators were “Jesus hates you” and “Two, Four, Six, Eight, this church teaches hate”.  

    Those who were arrested were charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and criminal damage.  Later in the week, the Bishop “asked for prayers for the protesters”.  

    I hope the good Bishop wasn’t too disappointed that I wished a speedy trip to hell for all of them.

     

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  28. Zafar Member
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    Okay, so here’s the motivation:

    “Whether you’re a ‘Catholic for Choice’, ex-Catholic, of other or no faith, recognise that six extremist Catholics set out to overturn Roe,” the organisation tweeted this week.

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  29. Manny Member
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    Just got to those videos now Scott.  That is absolutely wild.  That had to be earlier today in NYC.  Any idea what church that was?

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  30. Manny Member
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    Manny (View Comment):

    Just got to those videos now Scott. That is absolutely wild. That had to be earlier today in NYC. Any idea what church that was?

    Never mind.  I found a news article on it.  That’s Basilica of Old St. Patrick in New York.  That’s not the more famous St. Patrick’s Cathedral that those outside of NYC might be familiar with.  This was the original St. Patrick’s in downtown from the early part of NYC’s history, before the Cathedral was built up town.  Here’s the news article.  Here’s something intersting from the article:

    NYC performance artist Crackhead Barney made an appearance at the protest. No arrests were made and after several hours of protest the remaining protesters in both groups dispersed.

    Crackhead Barney?  LOL, never heard of him but where do they get these dopey people.  Rhetorical question.  

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