Matt C. Abbott
A “Captain Obvious” statement: Satanism has infiltrated the Catholic Church. How prevalent is it? Hard to say, but I fear it’s more widespread than many Catholics and non-Catholics may think.
Below are a few examples of overt Satanism in the Church. (Technically speaking, these examples are separate from the far larger corrupt element in the Church that’s indirectly caused by the devil, who tempts us to sin. The far larger corrupt element includes the scandalous actions of the notorious Theodore McCarrick, Marcial Maciel and others, not to mention those who’ve made false accusations against certain priests in the wake of the clergy abuse scandal. And we can’t help but see the division, confusion and tumult in the Church. Granted, Satan’s influence has been around since the Fall.)
The most recent example occurred in the Archdiocese of New Orleans, where Father Travis Clark and two women were arrested for obscenity—performing and filming lewd acts on a church altar that’s reportedly visible to passersby.
From Catholic News Agency (Oct. 12):
And it seems Clark is not too remorseful over his satanic activity.
From Spirit Daily (Oct. 18):
Another example of Satanism in the Church in relatively recent times…
In 2006, Father Gerald Robinson of the Diocese of Toledo was tried and convicted of the 1980 murder of Sister Margaret Ann Pahl.
Journalist and author David Yonke wrote in his book Sin, Shame, and Secrets: The Murder of a Nun, the Conviction of a Priest, and Cover-Up in the Catholic Church:
Robinson died in prison in 2014 of natural causes.
Yonke also reported that during the murder investigation, law enforcement found and viewed diocesan files involving “cases of sexual abuse of children by priests” and “reports of abortions paid for by the diocese.”
Then there’s Chicago and the Vatican.
In my Aug. 11, 2018 column, I featured an article by Catholic activist Stephen Brady, which gives a partial background of Malachi Martin’s “factional” novel Windswept House. Martin, who died in 1999, was an acquaintance of Father Alfred Kunz, whose 1998 murder in Dane, Wis., remains unsolved.
In 2019, Taylor R. Marshall’s eye-opening book Infiltration was released by Sophia Institute Press. Click here to read an excerpt. (It should be noted that the book is not without dispute and controversy. Click here to read Kevin J. Symonds’ detailed review of Infiltration.)
Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us. Pope St. Pius X, pray for us.© Matt C. Abbott
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