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Issue Date: 05/15/04
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The Bay State, Massachussetts, was named after the Massachusetts Indians
that lived in the Massachusetts Bay Region. Massachusetts means "large hill
place."1 Kings 14:23-24 For they also built them high places, and images,
and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree. And there were
also sodomites in the land: and they did according to all the abominations
of the nations which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.
On Monday, the Bay State will officially allow gay 'marriage' and may just
as well be called the Gay State. U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro decided
to not take preventive action to halt this abomination. Tauro wrote, such
"would be to deprive that court of its authority and obligation to consider
and resolve, with finality, Massachusetts constitutional issues.'' Tauro
also wrote that the Mass. court "has the authority to interpret, and reinterpret,
if necessary, the term marriage as it appears in the Massachusetts Constitution."
"Marriage" in the state will only be valid in the state's eyes if the 'partners'
live within, or plan to move into, the state. Boston officials claimed that
the city would not demand proof of residency. Couples would only be required
to fill out a form saying they plan to move to Massachusetts, and sign the
form under penalty of perjury.
A chain-reaction may occur across the country if this spiritual cancer is
given time to grow. Satan wants to destroy the God-ordained institution of
marriage by making a mockery of it. The vile filth that is being embraced
in this country as normal behavior is a sure sign that the Son of God will
Luke 17:26-30 And as it was in the days of Noe, so
shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank,
they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered
into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. Likewise also
as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they
sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom
it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even thus
shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.
Priest Accused of Abuse in 70's
Elsewhere in the Gay State, the Supreme Court decided 4-3 to not to allow
the Jesuit order to claim the constitutional 'freedom of religion' as an
excuse to not turn over personnel files of a priest accused of molesting
two students at a Jesuit high school in the 70's. The "Rev." James F. Talbot
 and the Society of Jesus of New England [Jesuits] still are refusing
to turn over the documents based on the 'sacredness' of the confessional.
Talbot, accused of one count of rape and one count of assault with attempt
to rape, is out on bail. The prosecution is still working to get the files
Elsewhere in Messachussetts .... R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton is
featuring shots from Leonard Nimoy's 2002 photography book "Shekhina." The
Jewish actor, best known for his Star Trek role as the Vulcan named Spock,
published the book of about 40 photographs of women - some nude or scantilly-clad
- to reveal his interest in the the so-called "feminine presence of God"
called the Shekinah.
When Nimoy was a child in a Boston Orthodox synagogue he watched the invocation
of the "shekinah" by a group of men. An AP story excerpt described the scene:
"Standing with his brother, father and grandfather, Nimoy was told not to
look at the men as they chanted the prayer. But he took a peek, and saw the
men swaying with their arms outstretched and their hands splayed in the manner
he would later use as the Vulcan greeting in his "Star Trek" role. The hand
symbol represents the first letter of a Hebrew word for God. 'These gentlemen
are up there in a fervent, singsong, swaying presentation,' Nimoy said. 'It
was like a revivalist meeting. The entire congregation had their eyes covered.
But I was entranced by it.'"
In the words of Trekkie Doctor "Bones" McCoy - "Spock, Are you out of your
crazy Vulcan mind?"
1460 - Court yard episcopal palace Atrecht has witch burnings
1502 - Columbus left Spain on his 4th & final trip to "New World" to
1619 - In Holland, the six month long Synod of Dort ended. Confirming the
authority of the "Heidelberg Catechism," the decisions of the Synod led to
some 200 Arminian clergy being afterward deprived of their offices.
1754 - 1st newspaper cartoon in America - a divided snake representing the
colonies in America with the caption "Join or Die" (by Master Mason Ben Frankin)
1914 - Pres Wilson proclaims Mother's Day
1939 - Catholic church beatified the 1st Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha
1983 - John Paul II announced the reversal of the Catholic Church's 1633
condemnation of Galileo Galilei, the scientist who first espoused the Copernican
(i.e., heliocentric) view of our solar system. So much for infallibility,
0238 - Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, murdered
1267 - Vienna's Catholic church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
1427 - Jews are expelled from Berne Switzerland
1559 - Scottish Protestants under John Knox uprise against queen-mother Mary
1908 - 1st Mother's Day observed (Phila)
1912 - The first Southern Sociological Congress closed, in Nashville. The
four-day convocation met to address "social, civic and economic problems"
of sixteen Southern states, and was an example of government, social agencies
and the Church working together for social betterment.
1939 - The Declaration of Union reunited the Methodist Episcopal Church in
the U.S. after 109 years of division. (The Methodist Protestant Church had
separated from the parent denomination in 1830, as had the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, later, in 1844.)
0330 - Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes capital of Roman Empire
1189 - Emperor Frederik I Barbarossa & 100,000 crusaders depart Regensburg
1421 - Jews are expelled from Styria Austria
1682 - The General Court of Massachusetts repealed two laws which had been
passed two years earlier: one forbade the keeping of Christmas, and the second
mandated capital punishment for Quakers who returned to the colony after
being banished. You see, It didn't take long for the Catholic influence to
infiltrate the government and ecumenically revoke the law banning the pagan
celebration called Christmas (Saturnalia).
1812 - Waltz introduced into English ballrooms. Most observers consider it
disgusting & immoral.
1825 - The American Tract Society, the first national tract league in America,
was formed in NY City by the merger of 50 smaller societies.
1921 - Tel Aviv (The Abib) is 1st all Jewish municipality
1949 - By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN
0254 - Stephen I began his reign as the Catholic Church's 23rd pope. According
to the "Liber Pontificalis," it was Stephen who instituted the rule that
clerics should wear special clothes at their ministrations.
1310 - Fifty-four Knights Templars were burned at the stake as heretics in
France. Established during the Crusades to protect pilgrims traveling to
the Holy Land, this military order came into increasing conflict with Rome
until Clement V officially dissolved it in 1312 at the Council of Vienna.
1328 - Louis IV de Beier selects P Rainalducci as anti-Pope Nicolaas V
1588 - Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris
1641 - Thomas Wentworth, English viceroy of Ireland, beheaded at 48
1938 - In Holland, the four-day convention at Utrecht ended, at which the
Provisional Constitution for the World Council of Churches was adopted.
1891 - The Presbytery of New York voted to put the Rev. Dr. Charles A. Briggs,
the new professor of biblical theology at Union Theological Seminary, on
trial for heresy.
1938 - In Holland, the four-day convention at Utrecht ended, at which the
Provisional Constitution for the World Council of Churches was adopted.
1982 - In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior
to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II
Illinois Priest Sentenced
On Thursday, Mark Campobello - a former priest in the Diocese of Rockford,
Ill.- pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a Catholic school student in 1999
at St. Peter School in Geneva. Another student at Aurora Central Catholic
High School also brought out allegations of abuse. Campobello plead guilty
on this count as well and was sentenced to eight years in prison for the
[story idea sent by Brad Hoeck -AZ
A new comedy movie titled "Diamond Dead" is scheduled by director George
Romero [Night of the Living Dead fame]. The musical score was written by
Richard Hartley, who composed for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." The movie
is about a rock band who makes a deal with the devil and come back from the
dead. Romero is seeking some stars such as Johnny Depp, Ozzy Osbourne, and
Marilyn Manson to play characters in the film. Manson was supposed to have
been sent a script to play a "pot-smoking Jesus Christ." Antichrist Superstar
rocker Marilyn Manson's upcoming new album will feature a cover of Depeche
Mode's "Personal Jesus." On The Net: http://www.diamonddead.com/
John Paul II has on occassion affirmed the Papal title, "Vicarius Filii Dei"--
The 'Vicar of the Son of the God' ... or in other words "the Vicar of Christ"
which would be literally in Latin"Vicarius Christos." This a blasphemous
title as most of us know. Christ does not need an agent or a substitute,
and God has not so designated any man. The Catholic weekly, Our Sunday Visitor
, April 18, 1915, says, "The letters inscribed in the Pope’s miter are these:
VICARIUS FILII DEI, which is the Latin for `VICAR OF THE SON OF GOD.’"
Let us see another term for the Vicar of Christ or "Vicarius Christos"
Vicar: (Merrium Webster) First appeared
14th Century 1 : one serving as a substitute or agent
Vicarius = Substitute (Oxford Dictionary).
Anti = opposite, substitute [Strong's
Concordance]. anti [Merrium Webster-2 adjective] First appeared 1857 PPOSED
anti = [Merrium Webster-3preposition]
First appeared 1953 : opposed to : AGAINST
So 'Vicar' = 'Anti' ....and ....
Son of God = Christ
So then, the Latin ="Vicarius Christos" can be transliterated as the Greek
or ... "Anti-Christ."
This is the mark that the Popes, including John Paul II, take upon themselves.
More Historical Happenings
0535 - Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0609 - Pope Boniface I turns Roman Pantheon into Catholic church
1110 - Crusaders march into Beirut causing much bloodshed
1497 - Pope Alexander VI excommunicates Girolamo Savonarola. He was brought
to trial for falsely claiming to have seen visions, and uttered prophecies,
for religious error, and for sedition. Under torture he made avowals which
he afterwards withdrew. He was declared guilty and the sentence was confirmed
by Rome. On May 23, 1498, this former Dominican Order Vicar-General and two
Dominican order disciples were hanged and burned, still professing their
adherence to the Church.
1665 - A statute was enacted in Rhode Island, offering freemanship with no
specifically Christian requirements, thus effectively enfranchising Jews.
1874 - Pope Pius IX encyclical "On the Greek-Ruthenian rite"
1917 - 1st appearance of Marian demon to 3 shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal.
The three shepherd children reported that Mary, the mother of Jesus, (In
reality- a demon) had appeared to them. Since 1930, this appearance has come
to be known as Our Lady of Fatima.
1925 - In Tallahassee, Florida, the State legislature passed a bill requiring
daily Bible readings in all public schools. MY! How times have changed!
1981 - In St. Peter's Square, Rome, Turkish terrorist Mehmet Ali Agca, 23,
shot and seriously wounded Pope John Paul II in an assassination attempt.
2000- Pope John Paul makes another pilgrammage to Fatima
0649 - Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies
1590 - Battle at Ivry: French king Henri IV beats Catholic League
1607- In Virginia, on the first Sunday after the arrival of the Jamestown
Expedition, Anglican priest Robert Hunt, 39, held the first Anglican service
in the New World. Named chaplain of the expedition to Jamestown, Hunt was
also the first Anglican priest to come to America.
1610 - Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at
1918 - Sunday baseball is made legal in Wash DC
1948 - After nineteen centuries of enforced exile, the 'Jewish' people regained
their homeland when the State of Israel was formally proclaimed in Tel Aviv
[The Abib]. On this same date, the U.S. became the first world nation to
recognize the newly-refounded state of Israel. This 'Israel' is not the same
as the biblical Israel.
1950 - American missionary/martyr Jim Elliot wrote in his journal: 'To believe
is to act as though a thing were so. Merely saying a thing is so is no proof
of my believing it.'
1995 - Dalai Lama proclaims 6-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima 11th reincarnation
of Panchen Lama, Tibet's 2nd most sr spiritual leader
0392 - Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21
0884 -Marinus I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1455 - A crusade against the Turks and for the capture of Constantinople
was proclaimed by Pope Calixtus III.
1665 - Pope Alexander VII condemns Jansenism
1686 - 'Rev.' Robert Ratcliffe arrived in Boston from England, with orders
from King Charles II to establish the Anglican Church in Massachusetts.
1800 - Pope Pius VII calls on French bishops to return to 'Gospel principles'
1829 - Mormon Leader, Joseph Smith claims "ordained" by John the Baptist
-- according to false prophet Joseph Smith's own testimony.
1889 - At the close of a two-day denominational conference in Cleveland,
Ohio, the Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church was organized.
It became the foundation of the current United Methodist Youth (UMY) fellowship
1943 - German Lutheran theologian and Nazi martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote
in a letter from prison: 'I read the Psalms every day, as I have done for
years; I know them and love them more than any other book.'
1957 - 18,000 people at Madison Sq Garden-Billy Graham launched a crusade
Land of the Free
Just some interesting factoids here: In 1923 there were only 61 prisons in
the entire United States. Today, there are literally thousands. In many states
upto as much as 30--78 percent of the counties have at least one prison.
I read an article by Paul Craig Roberts on America and its prisons. I quote
a small portion here: "The US has a unique distinction: It is the world’s
greatest prison state. The US, "the land of the free," has the biggest prison
population in the world and the highest rate of prisoners per capita of all
countries including countries that President Bush believes need liberating
by US armed forces. Even China, with one party rule and a population that
is 4.5 times larger than the US population, has 30% fewer total prisoners
than the US. China’s per capita rate is a small fraction of the US rate.
The US prison population per capita is three times higher than "axis of evil"
country Iran, five times higher than Tanzania, and seven times higher than
a civilized European country like Germany. One out of every 142 Americans
is in prison and this does not include military prisons or INS jails.
... Between 1980 and 2000, a period during which the US population grew by
21%, the number of state and federal inmates soared by 312%."
Notable Quotes & Quotable Notes
The Word of God For All
"For 600 years the Roman Catholic Church attempted
to keep vernacular translations of the Bible out of the hands of the people.
The Council of Toulouse, in 1229, decreed that "the laity" could not possess
the books of the Old and New Testament "in the vulgar tongue." Waldensian
and other Bible-believing people were mercilessly persecuted and their Scriptures
destroyed. The Council of Trent, in 1546, claimed that the indiscriminate
distribution of the Scriptures caused more evil than good and forbade the
people to possess the Bible without a written license. Those who possessed
Bibles without a license were commanded to deliver them up to the Catholic
authorities under threat of inquisition terrors. Booksellers were forbidden
to sell any Bibles except to people who possessed a license from the Catholic
church. Huge quantities of Scriptures in English, Germany, Italian, French,
Spanish, and in other languages, were confiscated and destroyed throughout
the 13th to the 19th centuries. Bible translators and distributors were
imprisoned and burned. Even after the Catholic inquisition was outlawed in
many lands in the 18th and 19th centuries, the popes continued to condemn
the free distribution of Scripture. Pius VII, in 1816, condemned the Bible
society in Poland and claimed that the distribution of Scripture was undermining
"the very foundations of religion" and was "eminently dangerous to souls."
He said, "The Holy Scriptures, when circulated in the vulgar tongue, have,
through the temerity of men, produced more harm than benefit." Leo XII, in
1824, said that "if the sacred Scriptures be everywhere indiscriminately
published, more evil than advantage will arise." In 1825 Leo mandated that
the decrees of the Council of Trent be enforced against distribution of
Scriptures. Pius VIII, in 1829, condemned the Bible societies and the free
distribution of Scripture. Gregory XVI, in 1836, and again in 1844, affirmed
the decrees of his predecessors. In another bull of 1845, this pope repeated
his condemnation of Bible society Scriptures and denied that the Scriptures
should be freely distributed to all people. Pius IX, in 1850, issued an
encyclical letter which condemned the Bible societies. In 1864 this pope
issued a Syllabus of Errors, in which he again condemned Bible societies,
lumping them together with Communism, secret societies, and other evils,
labeling them "pests of this kind." Leo XIII, in 1897, prohibited "all versions
of the vernacular, even by Catholics, unless approved by the Holy See, or
published under the vigilant care of bishops." Some have downplayed the
significance of this ugly history, claiming that Rome only forbade "unauthorized"
vernacular versions, not all vernacular versions. This is one of those half
truths which is used to hide the truth, for to state the case in such terms
is to miss the truth of this history entirely. " ~ Rome And The
Bible: Tracing The History Of The Roman Catholic Church And Its Persecution
Of The Bible And Of Bible Believers, David W. Cloud, Way Of Life Literature,
The Council of Toulouse declared: "We prohibit the permission of the books
of the Old and New Testament to laymen, except perhaps they might desire
to have the Psalter, or some Breviary for the divine service, or the Hours
of the blessed Virgin Mary, for devotion; expressly forbidding their having
the other parts of the Bible translated into the vulgar tongue"