St. Isidore: Defender of the Faith

St.-Isidore-of-Seville

The heavenly grace which once flowed onto Spain when it became known as The Catholic Kingdom was due, no doubt, to the efforts of its many saints. One of the most important and instrumental in the Spanish Reconquista was Isidore of Cartagena (d. 636)

Isidore was one of the leading thinkers of the glorious Middle Ages whose thoughts were included in Canon Law and whose words Pope St. Leo IX believed should be held with “the same respect as to those of Jerome and Augustine, as often as a difficult case which could not be settled by Canon Law.”* Not only was he a great intellect, but Isidore was an indefatigable defender of the Faith who led the fight against the Arian heresy.

Isidore’s struggle against the Arians was crucial in Spain’s Reconquista, for if the heresy had not been expunged from the Kingdom, it may never have succeeded in ridding itself of Islam domination. Dom Guéranger, in his magnificent The Liturgical Year, insightfully explains that the lands which were overrun by the Moslems were never able to liberate themselves because they had embraced false teaching and crazily separated from Rome:

 

Contemporaneously with Spain, Asia also and Africa fell under the Mussulman yoke,

and have continued in their slavery up to the present day. . . . Spain, at the period

of her invasion, was Catholic, and Catholicity was the very spirit of the land:

whereas those other nations, that yielded themselves slaves to the Saracens, were

already separated from the Christian Church by heresy and schism.

God abandoned them because they had rejected both the truth of faith, and unity

with the Church; they fell an easy prey to the infidel conqueror.**

reconquista.jpg II                                                                     La Reconquista

Isidore’s life and heroic deeds are more than just a part of Christendom’s neglected past, but can and should inspire those today who combat the apostates, heretics, rapists, perverts, and embezzlers who have taken over Christ’s Church. Isidore did not compromise, “dialogue,” or seek recognition from the Arians, but condemned them forthright. In doing so, he laid the groundwork for Spain’s glorious recovery and the creation of a vast Christian world empire which led to the conversion and salvation of millions of souls.

*Don Prosper Guernager, The Liturgical Year, Vol. VIII – Book Two, 280-284.

**Ibid.

editors/Christus Rex / posted 4-3-’19 Feast Day of St. Isidore

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The Blessed Trinity Can Be Blasphemed, But Mohammad Cannot Be Criticized: Welcome To Post-Christian Civilization!

Irish Blasphemy

Blasphemy is Now Okay in Post-Christian Ireland

 

As Ireland voted to decriminalize blasphemy of the One True God, a European court has ruled that criticism of the crazed prophet, Mohammed whose manically followers have repeatedly sought to overrun Christendom, should be prohibited.

Late last month by an overwhelming margin, the Irish voted to further de-Christianize their once holy land and repealed a plank in the nation’s constitution which stated that “the publication or utterance of blasphemous, seditious, or indecent matter is an offense which shall be punishable in accordance with law.”*

With the passage of the referendum which permits Almighty God’s majesty to be insulted and, no doubt, will allow for the slander and probably worse of the Mother of God and the saints, Ireland has certainly “come of age.”  The nation’s minister of justice and equality accurately summed up the situation when he boasted: “Ireland is rightly proud of our reputation as a modern liberal society.”**

No argument can be made here.

With the country’s earlier passage of laws which legalized abortion and sodomy plus its election of an openly sodomite Prime Minister (Taoiseach), the island which was once known as a “land of saints and scholars” can no longer be considered “Catholic,” but take its place among the Godless nation states of the world which continue to enslave their masses under the tyranny of secular humanism.

Naturally, one would think that the Irish [New]church clergy would be at the forefront in opposition to this Satanic action, however, if one has closely followed the plight of the Church not only in Ireland but throughout the world since the tumultuous days of the Second Vatican Anti-Council, 1962-65, one would understand that the Irish clergy would do nothing to defend the Founder of the Church that they supposedly represent here on earth.  Their meek response was to say that the law itself was “largely obsolete” and added that it:

may give rise to concern because of the way such measures

have been used to justify violence and oppression against

minorities in other parts of the world.***

Yes, by all means, the demons and dark spirits that all heretical/schismatic groups, sects, and non-Christians alike are guided by should be protected while the Blessed Trinity is free to be criticized, doubted, mocked, and ridiculed in whatever manner.

It is very apparent that the Irish [New]church clergy has forgotten the ominous words spoke by Our Lord in St. Matthew’s Gospel:

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men,

I will also confess him before my Father, who is in

heaven.  But whosoever shall deny me before men,

I will also deny Him before my Father, who is in

heaven.  [Matthew X: 32, 33 DRV ]

Meanwhile, as the Irish were voting their way further into the abyss, one of Christianity’s greatest enemies was being defended by, ironically, a European court. A Strasbourg-based court for “human rights” ruled that “insulting” Mohammed “goes beyond the permissible limits of an objective debate” which “could stir up prejudice and put at risk religious peace.”****

The court rejected an appeal of a woman who had called Mohammed a pedophile for having “married” a six-year old and consummating the marriage three years later according to Islamic tradition.  In a seminar, the woman in her late 40s and identified as “E.S.,” said that Mohammad “liked to do it with children” and “. . . A 56-year-old and a 6-year old? . . . What do we call it, if not pedophilia?”

One could also add, “diabolical!”

Amazingly, an Austrian court convicted her a couple of years later of “disparaging religious doctrines” and ordered her to pay a fine of $547 plus legal costs.  An Austrian appeals court upheld the ludicrous decision.

In her second appeal to the human rights court at Strasbourg, the court added that the woman’s comments were “not objective, failed to provide historical background and had no intention of promoting public debate.”

So there you have it.

The lands that had once been Christian where blasphemy was harshly punished and whose peoples bravely fought against the Muslims who repeatedly attempted to invade their homelands and in an equally noble cause went on armed expeditions to liberate the Holy Land from the infidel, have now allowed their God to be libeled and have disallowed critical comments of their foremost enemy.

Muslim Control

Welcome to post-Christian civilization!

 

*Tyler Durden, “Will Ireland Decriminalize Blasphemy?”  Zero Hedge.  26 October 2018.

**Ruby Mellen, “In its Latest Push for Secularism, Ireland Votes to Overturn its Blashemy Ban.” The Washington Post.comworld 10 October 2018.

***Martin Armstrong, “Will Ireland Decriminalise Blasphemy?”  Statista.  25 October 2018.

****Lucia I. Suarez Sang, “Defaming Muhammad Does Not Fall Under Purview of Free Speech, European Court Rules.” Foxnews.com  28 October 2018.

Posted by the editors, 11-20-’18