"Catholic traditionalist movement" exerts a subtle but devastatingly masochistic influence on the wider Catholic culture. Indeed, if the Catholic trad movement didn't exist, the globalists would have had to invent it. Then again perhaps they did." -Jude Duffy
By the early nineties, so called conservative Catholic journalism throughout the Anglophone world had well and truly become Neocon occupied territory.
by Jude Duffy
In 2007, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago responded to calls from organized Jewry for the Catholic Church to abandon its prayer for the conversion of the Jews, by suggesting that the Jews themselves might consider removing anti-Christian passages from the Talmud (I).
A short time later Cardinal George found himself accused of "covering up" sexual abuse in his diocese. As coincidences ago, this is right up there with the former British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook, dying suddenly weeks after writing in the Guardian that "Al Qaeda" was just another name for the CIA's Arab assets (2).
Predictably, right-wing traditional Catholics saw nothing fishy about the timing of the accusations against Cardinal George. Traditional Catholics, you see, are avid tinfoil hat coincidence theorists, and never see anything fishy about media targeting of Catholics. Like these media, they long ago abandoned the very traditionally Catholic principle of innocent until proved guilty, and are more than happy to play the role of Judas goats leading committed Catholics to the New World Order slaughter.
But hang on, I hear you say, surely the trad Catholics are right to blast the Church over its cover-ups of heinous crimes? Well, yes, when the crimes have been proven in a court of law - not, as in the case of the recent Pennsylvania hysteria - when most of the cases have never been tried at all.
There's an absurd contradiction at the heart of traditionalist and conservative Catholic denunciations of bishops and the "Catholic establishment" over the clerical scandals: in many of the cases they condemn the bishops for "covering up", it is the bishops and their bureaucrats who have summarily found priests - living and deceased - guilty, without a proper investigation - much less a trial - ever having taken place.
Thus, on the one hand, the trad Catholics unquestioningly accept the utter nonsense of men and women who have no authority or expertise whatsoever to adjudicate on criminal matters, pronouncing the guilt of priests who have never been tried in a court of law. Then the same trads hysterically chimp out about the bishops and bureaucrats "covering up" the crimes of priests - when the only authority they have to substantiate these priests' guilt is the word of this same Catholic bureaucracy.
So which is it? Are the bishops and Catholic bureaucrats corrupt enablers or not? And if they are corrupt enablers, why do trads take their completely unqualified pronouncements of priests' criminal guilt as the legal equivalent of holy writ?
It's safe to say that most folk, including most Catholics, know nothing, and care less about the "Catholic traditionalist movement". But that doesn't stop this "movement" exerting a subtle but devastatingly masochistic influence on the wider Catholic culture. Indeed it's not going too far to say that if the Catholic trad movement didn't exist, the globalists would have had to invent it. Then again perhaps they did.
Take Malachi Martin, a great hero to Catholic traditionalists in the 1980s and 1990s. An Irish Jesuit, Martin wrote a series of books decrying the modernist takeover of contemporary Catholicism. Surprisingly, given their radical right-wing conspiracist content, these books always found mainstream corporate publishers.
Maybe, though, it wasn't such a surprise after all. Though he modestly kept it to himself throughout his latter day career as a super-trad Catholic, Martin, knew the anti-Catholic conspiracy from the inside. According to Robert Blair Kaiser, Time magazine's correspondent at the Vatican Council in the early 1960s, Martin received large sums of money from the American Jewish Committee to use his influence to get the Council to alter Catholic teaching on the Jews - teachings which up to that point had held the Jews (the religion, not the race) culpable for Christ's crucifixion. Kaiser also alleged that Martin seduced Kaiser's wife, using the funds he received from the AJC (3) .
Martin still has his defenders within Catholic traditionalism, but no one seriously disputes that during the Council, writing under the name 'Michael Serafian', he place the blame for historical anti-semitism directly at the door of the Catholic Church - thus echoing the anti-Catholic discourse of the Judeo-Masonic establishment of B'nai Brith and its offshoot, the Anti-Defamation League (4).
In the 1970s and 1980s, Martin reinvented himself as a fierce traditionalist Catholic critic of post Vatican II liberalism in the Church, but even in this role he often hinted at distinctly un-Catholic facets to his character. The Canadian Catholic traditionalist, Bernard Janzen, conducted a series of taped interviews with Martin in the mid 1990s, in one of which Martin claimed to be personally acquainted with elite New York Satanists, whom he extolled as highly respectable men "whose word was their bond" ( see 'The Deep Descent': Malachi Martin interviewed by Bernard Janzen: Triumph Communications). Maybe Martin was indulging in Mitty-esque fantasies, or maybe he really did hobnob with Satanists, but either way his statements should have led Catholic trads to treat his narratives about the Church and the world with extreme caution.
Not a bit of it. Far from shunning Martin, trads exalted him to the status of a modern prophet - the more lurid his tales of Satanism and rampant homosexuality in the higher echelons of the Church the more they lapped it up.
What was Martin's game? Surely a Zionist/Masonic anti-Catholic agent in the Church would espouse liberal modernism rather than traditionalism? Not necessarily. In truth the Church's enemies viewed the capture of the conservative and traditionalist wings of the Church as the grandest prize of them all, since they knew that many practicing Catholics saw liberal-left Catholics as CINOs - Catholics in name only. A Judas goat can't lead the lambs to the slaughter if they know he's a Judas goat. Just as crypto-Trotskyist Neocons took over the right-wing political parties of most western nations by posing as hardline anti-communists, Neocon Catholics took over both the conservative and traditionalist wings of the Catholic Church by posing as old-school anti-modernists.
Hence in the 1990s, Zionist oligarchs bought up conservative Catholic publications such as Crisis in Catholicism (renamed 'Crisis' at the oligarchs' insistence), and turned them into Neocon propaganda journals (5). In 2005, the former editor of the Catholic New Oxford Review, Dale Vree, revealed that a Jewish businessman had offered to fund his publication on condition that it promoted a Neocon foreign policy and neo-liberal economics (6). Even in Ireland, the right-wing Catholic magazine, The Brandsma Review, mixed articles promoting the Latin Mass and the anti-abortion cause, with arguments in favour of mass immigration, Milton Friedman's economic theories, support for the Iraq War, sanctions on Iran, and Israel's 2006 invasion of Lebanon. By the early nineties, so called conservative Catholic journalism throughout the Anglophone world had well and truly become Neocon occupied territory.
The same applied in Catholic broadcasting: EWTN, the Catholic religious TV and radio network, formed close ties with Freemasonry via the Knights of Columbus (7) - ties reflected in the station's de facto ban on any criticism of Protestantism, Zionism or Masonry.
The Neocon Catholics and the Remnant (a leading Catholic trad publication) style trads had their differences - mostly over Pope John Paul II (the Neocons loved him, the trads were less than keen) but tellingly the one thing they always agreed on was that dissent from the media's version of the Catholic clerical sex abuse scandals was forbidden.
Indeed if anything defines the modern right-wing Catholic media, it is the unswerving dogma that Catholics must never even imply that Zio-media coverage of the scandals is in any way anti-Catholic or disproportionate. How very fortuitous for those who hate the Church, to have the most ostensibly hardcore Catholics of them all singing from the same Masonic anti-Catholic songbook as the Southern Poverty Law Centre and the New York Times. What greater example of full spectrum dominance could one find in the modern world?
Significantly in recent years the trads and the Catholic Neocons have drawn much closer together. Thus, Austin Ruse, a Catholic convert and arch-Neocon, who once called the Zionist war criminal George W.Bush, "America's first Catholic President" (8), recently expressed strong support for the traditionalist movement (9).
Another raving Neocon, Elizabeth Yore, left, writes hysterical tirades attacking the Church over the clerical scandals for traditonalist Catholic outlets like The Remnant, and regularly appears in similar Catholic bashing vein on EWTN's current affairs show, "The World Over', hosted by Raymond Arroyo. Yore, it should be noted, boasts of being a former "children's advisor" to pro-abortion New Ager Oprah Winfrey, and used to work for the UN - an organization not renowned for a blameless record when it comes to the exploitation of children.
Like Yore, Raymond Arroyo - in the company of his fellow Neocons Fr Gerard Murray and Robert Royal - habitually denounces the Catholic Church over the clerical scandals, but slavers like the proverbial lovesick puppy in the presence of trashy Hollywood celebs - behaviour which, if nothing else, indicates that his outrage over institutional tolerance of sexual abuse is rather selective. An unabashed Israel Firster, Arroyo has also outspokenly defended British and U.S. torture of War on Terror prisoners, and vitriolic-ally denounced the Obama administration's lifting of sanctions on Iran.
As with their Neocon political counterparts, the pioneers of Neocon Catholicism often turn out to have had distinctly left-wing pasts: The late Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, a convert form Lutheranism, and advisor to war criminal George W Bush, was a left-wing activist in the 1960s, while the late Michael Novak, another EWTN favourite, led the American liberal left Catholic dissent against Humanae Vitae, Pope Paul's 1968 encyclical condemning contraception. As if that weren't enough, Doug Keck, the President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN, used to work for the Playboy Channel!
EWTN these days spends much of its time urging Catholics to masochistically cheer on the secular media's anti-Catholic hate campaign, but no one on the network ever mentions, much less condemns the MSM's longstanding cover-up of paedophile rings in the secular establishment and Hollywood, just as no one queries why these corporate outlets suppress all news about sexual abuse among rabbis and clerics of mainline Masonic Protestant denominations.
When the British police stated that accusations of sexual abuse against the late former British Prime Minister, Ted Heath and other UK political big-wigs, were highly credible, the same media that treat every accusation against Catholic clerics as self-evidently true, ferociously attacked Heath's accusers as paranoid fantasists, and mocked the police as publicity hungry charlatans. Quite incredibly, some right-wing "Catholic" outlets joined in the smear campaign against the cops (10).
Anyone who believes sexual abuse is a predominantly Catholic problem lives on Planet Zog. In his memoir of his childhood, 'Surprised By Joy', C.S. Lewis recalled that at the English Protestant boarding school he attended in the early 1900s, sodomy of pre-pubescent boys by adult males was not only insitutionalised - but treated as completely normal and the chief topic of conversation in the school to boot (11). After his death, Lewis's brother, Warnie, who attended the same school, posthumously rebuked C.S. for blackening their school's reputation - not because he denied his younger brother's claims, but rather because he said he had discovered in conversations with officer colleagues in the British army, that most British boarding schools were much of a muchness in this regard (12) .
Don't however hold your breath waiting for the MSM - or indeed the curiously philo-Protestant Catholic right - to call for inquiries into historical sexual abuse at Anglo-Protestant schools or institutions.
As for the trads, they have shown themselves to be very quick learners when it comes to regurgitating the Neocon anti-Catholic script. Not so long ago The Remnant regularly published pieces championing the writings of Fr. Denis Fahey and Fr. Edward Cahill, two 20th century priests famous for their critiques of Judeo-Masonry and Anglo-Protestant Masonry. Even though both men insisted that racial hatred against Jews was gravely sinful, and that ordinary Jews were themselves victims of the machinations of Judeo-Masonry, the modern liberal elite have long excoriated these priests as raving anti-semites.
In 2007, the Southern Poverty Law Centre put The Remnant on a hate map of the US (13), after which The Remnant never mentioned Fr Fahey and Fr Cahill again, and its editor Michael Matt had a $20,000 security system installed in his home to protect against attacks from Antifa. A prudent precaution on his part no doubt, but notice how the trads - with just cause - fear the thuggery of the rabidly anti-Catholic far left, but yet actively collaborate with these thugs and their globalist sponsors to reduce the Catholic Church's name to mud. If that isn't religious Stockholm Syndrome, what is?
A couple of years after the SPLC debacle, Matt and his lawyer sidekick Christopher Ferrara, both wrote articles excluding those who had any truck with "wacky conspiracy theories" about things lke 9/11 and JFK's murder, from membership of "the traditionalist movement" (14) - thus formalising Catholic trads' role as right-wing gatekeepers for the anti-Catholic Zio-establishment. Apparently anti-Catholic conspiracy theories are the only conspiracy theories trads will tolerate these days.
Not to be outdone, the once very radical traditionalist critic of modern globalism, Robert Sungenis, in response to pressure from Zionists, deleted all conspiracy and anti-Zionist content from his site a few years ago. In an exchange with Dr E. Michael Jones in Culture Wars magazine, Sungenis argued that given the scandalous behaviour of Catholic clerics in recent times, Catholics no longer had any right to point the finger at Jewish tribalists or other non-Catholics over the state of the world (15).
How very convenient: if you can't beat the globalists, join them in bashing the Church. After all, unlike the globalists, the Church doesn't lock you up for hate crimes and doesn't send Antifa goons to hurl bags of urine and HIV infected shit at you. To paraphrase Stalin, how many divisions of masked thugs armed with mace and diy flame-throwers does the Pope have?