wonder why the media network(s) are refusing to air this …
Well Rush L sure did hit the nail on the head with this one…
“When I think of reducing budget deficits, it would never occur to me to think about eliminating people … If she wants fewer births, I have the way to do this, and it won’t require any contraception. You simply put pictures of Nancy Pelosi … put pictures of Pelosi in every cheap motel room in America today, that will keep birth rates down because that picture will keep a lot of things down.”
“Those who seek to advance their aims by inducing terror and slaughtering innocents…you cannot outlast us, and we will defeat you.”
Barack H. Obama in his Inauguration Address.
What irony when less than 4 days later he allows the USA taxpayers to fund abortions in other countries!
Vatican says Jewish prayer complaints excessive
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican says Jewish complaints about Pope Benedict XVI’s commitment to dialogue with Jews are “excessive.”
The Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, highlighted Benedict’s record in meeting with Jews and visiting synagogues in response to the criticism.
Earlier this week, the Assembly of Italian Rabbis said it was pulling out of the Italian Catholic Church’s annual celebration of Judaism, saying the pope’s recent decisions were “canceling” 50 years of interfaith progress.
The chief rabbi of Venice cited the decision to restore a prayer for the conversion of Jews in Easter Week services of the old Latin Mass.
L’Osservatore said Benedict’s contribution to interfaith dialogue was irrevocable.
I like the Jewish people, but admit that their complaining is getting a bit annoying. I mean, don’t they have practices that are not exactly Gentile-friendly:
Even if Jewish prayers have not undergirded anti-Catholic pogroms, some are derogatory. Orthodox Jews, both in Israel and throughout the world, recite the prayer Aleynu (“Upon Us”) three times a day thanking God for distinguishing them from non-Jews, including Christians, who “pray to a God who doesn’t help.” The Orthodox version of the Passover Hagaddah, which has been variously edited by Conservative and Reform Jews, petitions God to “Pour out your anger toward the gentiles who do not know you” and “chase them with rage and destroy them.”
It is our duty to praise the Master of all,
to acclaim the greatness of the One who
forms all creation,
For God did not make us like the nations of
and did not make us the same as other
families of the Earth.
God did not place us in the same situations
and our destiny is not the same as
Some congregations outside of Israel omit:
(For they bow to vanity and emptiness
and pray to a god which helps not.)
Compare this to the little line they’re complaining about:
“Let us pray for the Jews. May the Lord Our God enlighten their hearts so that they may acknowledge Jesus Christ, the savior of all men.”
At least, we’re praying for them, LOL. More graces and blessings for them .
…And our Catechism puts them in high regard too (as we also do with the Muslims):
839 “Those who have not yet received the Gospel are related to the People of God in various ways.” The relationship of the Church with the Jewish People. When she delves into her own mystery, the Church, the People of God in the New Covenant, discovers her link with the Jewish People, “the first to hear the Word of God.” The Jewish faith, unlike other non-Christian religions, is already a response to God’s revelation in the Old Covenant. To the Jews “belong the sonship, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises; to them belong the patriarchs, and of their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ”, “for the gifts and the call of God are irrevocable.”
841 The Church’s relationship with the Muslims. “The plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator, in the first place amongst whom are the Muslims; these profess to hold the faith of Abraham, and together with us they adore the one, merciful God, mankind’s judge on the last day.”
842 The Church’s bond with non-Christian religions is in the first place the common origin and end of the human race: All nations form but one community. This is so because all stem from the one stock which God created to people the entire earth, and also because all share a common destiny, namely God. His providence, evident goodness, and saving designs extend to all against the day when the elect are gathered together in the holy city.
Looks like neither Biden knows when to keep their trap shut…
WASHINGTON (AP) – The wife of Vice President-elect Joe Biden let it slip that her husband had a pick of two jobs in the Obama administration.
Jill Biden said President-elect Barack Obama gave Biden the choice of being secretary of state or vice president