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Catholic Bishops call for Rosary Prayer along Poland’s border to pray for the salvation of their country

Organizers say they expect up to a million people to participate in the “Rosary on the Borders” event on October 7, the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, where “the Christian fleet overcame the Muslim armada, saving Europe from Islamization.”

The Catholic Feast of the Holy Rosary was established by Pope Pius V in 1571 as “Our Lady of Victory” after the so-called Holy League won a landmark victory over the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto.

On October 7th, 1571, a fleet of ships assembled by a coalition of Christian nations fought an intense battle against the forces of the invading Ottoman Empire. The unexpected victory of the so-called “Holy League” radically curbed efforts by the Ottoman Turks to control the Mediterranean, “causing a seismic shift in international relations from East to West.” As Fr. Steve Grunow, CEO of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, has written, “the world that we know came into being with this victory.”

In preparation for this decisive encounter, Pope Pius V ordered the churches of Rome opened for prayer day and night, and urged the faithful to invoke the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary through the prayer of the Rosary. On hearing of the Christian victory, the Pope established a new feast day in the Roman Liturgical Calendar, which would come to be known as the feast of the Holy Rosary.

“We believe that if the rosary is prayed by about a million Poles along the borders of the country, it may not only change the course of events, but open hearts of our compatriots to the grace of God,” the organisers say on their website.

“The powerful prayer of the Rosary can affect the fate of Poland, Europe, and even the whole world,” it reads.

The “Rosary on the Borders” event will also mark the end of the Fatima centenary, celebrating 100 years since the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, in the spring of 1917.

The Polish bishops’ conference has endorsed the event, and asked all Catholics to join the rosary prayer for “the intentions of Poland and the whole world,” even if they are physically unable to make it to the border.

“Families may pray in their homes, sick in hospitals, and parish communities in their churches,” they said.

“A hundred years ago, Mary gave these three Portuguese children a message of salvation: repent, give reparation for sins against my Immaculate Heart and pray the rosary,” the bishops said. Rosary on the Borders is a “special opportunity” to fulfil that calling.

Every January, the Church in Poland celebrates an annual Day of Islam, organised by the Joint Council of Catholics and Muslims and the Committee for Dialogue with Non-Christian Religions of the Polish Bishops’ Conference.

Auxiliary Bishop Henryk Ciereszko of Bialystok, whose diocese hosted the event this year, said that the day “would be first and foremost a prayer meeting” and would also be “an opportunity to counter violence together” in “the context of the terrorist attacks and the Middle East war.”

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. Please purchase FATWA: Hunted in America by Pamela Geller.

VIDEO: 12 Facts About Islam & the Prophet Muhammad – In Their Text’s Own Words

The Fuel Project notes:

What do the Islamic texts really teach Muslims? There is good reason to take a deep look at what the Koran (Quran), Hadiths and other Islamic holy books command of their followers. Yes, a Muslim can point to noble aspects of the teachings, but will a Muslim share with you the more virulent teachings?

A Muslim is much less likely to share with an unbeliever the acts of Muhammad that today’s civilized society would find abhorrent. Also, they are not likely to explain their oppressive jurisprudence that is antithetical to most civilized cultures on Earth. It is time, for westerners in particular, to really understand what this ideology fully entails.

Historical facts can be interpreted in different ways but what is written in black and white cannot be denied. Especially, if what was written has been accepted knowledge for 1500 years since the advent of Islam.

EDITORS NOTE: This video is courtesy of The Fuel Project.

Muslim Migrants Storm Town Hall to Protest France’s Immigration Laws, 14 people injured

The hijrah (immigration jihad) is an invading army. Don’t kid yourself.

14 WOUNDED AFTER ILLEGAL MIGRANTS STORM TOWN HALL TO PROTEST FRANCE’S IMMIGRATION LAWS

By Virginia Hale, Breitbart, April 19, 2017:

A CROWD OF AROUND 200 ILLEGAL MIGRANTS FROM AFRICA STORMED ALFORTVILLE TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY MORNING, DEMANDING THE GOVERNMENT RELAX CRITERIA FOR REGULARISATION AND GIVE THEM RESIDENCE PAPERS.

Illegal migrants occupied the town hall for about an hour, frightening members of the public in the building as well as staff who had to retreat to their offices.

The migrants, who work at Rungis International Market, the world’s largest wholesale food market, began piling into the town hall at around 8.30 am, but staff didn’t notice their arrival until it was “too late”, according to Le Parisien.

When officers arrived to break up the protest and evacuate the town hall, they were forced to use tear gas as a group of around forty illegal immigrants were blocking access to the building. Le Parisien reports that following clashes, 14 people received medical treatment with three hospitalised.

“This illegal occupation prevented Alfortvillians from accessing public services throughout the morning, and caused anxiety among town hall staff and families who were already present in the building,” the commune’s Socialist mayor Luc Carvounas said in a statement.

“Although staff received the men, and listened to their demands, the members of the collective did not wish to enter into any dialogue, instead contenting themselves with denouncing government policy.”

Suggesting the protest was linked to the far left, the mayor denounced the action as having been “exploitation of human misery for political purposes”.

Carvounas argued that it is unreasonable for far left groups to target his town hall, “since, in October 2015, Alfortville was one of the first communes in France to declare itself in favour of welcoming migrants”.

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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on The Geller Report.

VIDEO: Canadian Muslim calls for ‘full implementation of Islam’ — migrant influx helps build caliphate

This Toronto Sun story dates from January, and the video from November; we don’t usually post archival material, but this is important enough to make an exception. Mazin Abdul-Adhim says:

“The problem is that we don’t understand our own system — the Khilafa (caliphate). And therefore, how do we support the people of Syria? We must send money and help the refugees that are coming here in every way that we can.” The Toronto Sun reports: “Helping Syrian refugees coming to Canada and building an Islamic caliphate are part of the same cause, according to a pro-Shariah speaker at an Islamic conference in Hamilton.”

How can they possibly be part of the same cause? How does helping the refugees who are coming to Canada aid the cause of the caliphate? The obvious answer is that they’re coming as emigrants in the way of Allah, to whom Allah promises a reward for Islamizing a new land (see, for example, Qur’an 4:100). Abdul-Adhim, speaking in Hamilton, Ontario, says: “We’ve been sitting and not really doing very much for the application of Islam in society … We’re required to call for something — the full implementation of Islam — we’re not allowed to call for anything else or compromise in any other way.”

The refugee increases Muslims’ political and societal clout and strengthens these calls for “the full implementation of Islam.”

“Pro-Shariah caliphate lecture held at Ontario college,” by Anthony Furey, Postmedia Network, January 6, 2016 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):

Helping Syrian refugees coming to Canada and building an Islamic caliphate are part of the same cause, according to a pro-Shariah speaker at an Islamic conference in Hamilton.

And now Mohawk College, on whose property the event took place, says the group isn’t welcome back.

A YouTube video posted last month shows Mazin Abdul-Adhim delivering a speech entitled “The Truth Behind the Syrian Refugee Crisis” on Nov. 28.

The 40-minute English lecture shows Abdul-Adhim standing at a podium beside the flag and banner of Hizb ut-Tahrir, a global organization that promotes the unification of all Muslim countries as one caliphate — an Islamic government led by a religious authority considered a successor to Mohammed.

The speech begins addressing humanitarian matters such as aid and medical support. But the broader thesis is that much of the current conflict in Iraq and Syria is an attempt to stop Muslims from banding together to form their own Islamic government.

“The society (in Syria) has risen up as a society and says that we want Islam as our way of life,” the well-spoken Abdul-Adhim says, dressed in a checkered shirt. “And the West will not have it and this is what we are seeing.”

He later argues: “We’ve been sitting and not really doing very much for the application of Islam in society … We’re required to call for something — the full implementation of Islam — we’re not allowed to call for anything else or compromise in any other way.” However, he believes others are “trying to turn us away from our Deen (faith) by making us scared of even talking about the application of Islam.” He describes sharia as “the best system that exists on Earth” — claiming that it ends racism, has better currency and promotes “economic justice.”

According to Facebook, where he has more than 1,500 followers, Abdul-Adhim lives in London, Ont., and “was born in Canada and is originally from Iraq.”

“He has studied various sciences of Shariah for the past 16 years… and specializes in the societal Ahkam of Islam. He has given talks around Canada, the U.S., and the U.K., has been teaching for over 13 years.”

He identifies Mohammed’s arrival in Medina as “the symbol of the establishment of the political authority of Islam … How did he achieve it? He achieved it by spreading ideas.”

Spreading similar ideas, according to Abdul-Adhim, is integral to solving problems like the conflict in Syria: “The problem is that we don’t understand our own system — the Khilafa (caliphate). And therefore, how do we support the people of Syria? We must send money and help the refugees that are coming here in every way that we can.”…

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VIDEO: Sweden is waking up to how Islam is changing Sweden

Islam is changing Sweden or is Sverige – Sweden waking up?

Forty years after the Swedish parliament unanimously decided to change the formerly homogeneous Sweden into a multicultural country, violent crime has increased by 300% and rapes by 1,472%. Sweden is now number two on the list of rape countries, surpassed only by Lesotho in Southern Africa.

Significantly, the report does not touch on the background of the rapists. One should, however, keep in mind that in statistics, second-generation immigrants are counted as Swedes.

In an astounding number of cases, the Swedish courts have demonstrated sympathy for the rapists, and have acquitted suspects who have claimed that the girl wanted to have sex with six, seven or eight men.

The internet radio station Granskning Sverige called the mainstream newspapers Aftonposten and Expressen to ask why they had described the perpetrators as “Swedish men” when they actually were Somalis without Swedish citizenship. They were hugely offended when asked if they felt any responsibility to warn Swedish women to stay away from certain men. One journalist asked why that should be their responsibility.

VIDEO: The Syrian migration crisis and the Islamic idea of hijrah

On December 18, 2015, I spoke at an ACT for America meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on the national security implications of the Syrian refugee crisis.

This improved audio version thanks to Vlad Tepes

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Schoolchildren out, Muslim refugees in

Students in Bad Homburg are being thrown out of their classrooms and schools to make room for refugees in their school buildings. This is also happening in Nordhorn at the Anne Frank School. Yes, the Anne Frank school. The children will be moved to containers (mobile classrooms). Beginning February 1, 2016, the Anne Frank School in Nordhorn will become a refugee home for some 500 refugees.

For this, Merkel got TIME magazine’s person of the year.

Parents in this residential area are angry about their children’s school being turned into a refugee home.

Google translate:

A few days ago saw a message from Bad Homburg stir. 60 children a Horts need from their out Kita so “refugees” can be accommodated there. The children are now under come in containers. In Nordhorn on the Dutch border threatens precisely the same thing: In the local Anne Frank School are from February 1, 2016 500 “refugees” move.

Commenting on the decision, it was because the applicants have been housed in gymnasiums, which will be free for the club and school sports again. Some students of the Anne Frank School must therefore soon move into “mobile classrooms”. Are meant by this trivializing paraphrase container.

Now one would have to assume in fact that the policy can indeed afford much, but put (moreover handicapped) children in front of the door that goes too far and is likely to cause greater resistance. But unfortunately, far from it. In Nordhorn are just 40 citizen “against the closure of schools and gymnasiums for refugees” took to the streets.

And what is happening elsewhere? AFD Saxony is collecting signatures for a referendum proposal to ban the accommodation of asylum seekers in school buildings.

My opinion: At least in schools, daycare centers and gyms should never asylum seekers or refugees are quartered. The education of our children must simply proceed here. Actually, this should even be able to understand the left, but we just live in a crazy country where there is no longer self-evident.

Schüler müssen in Container, damit „Flüchtlinge“ in Schule können,  By Einwanderungskritik.de, December 16, 2015
Vor einigen Tagen sorgte eine Meldung aus Bad Homburg für Aufsehen. 60 Kinder eines Horts müssen aus ihrer Kita raus, damit „Flüchtlinge“ dort untergebracht werden können. Die Kinder sollen nun in Containern unterkommen. In Nordhorn an der holländischen Grenze droht gerade das Gleiche: In die dortige Anne-Frank-Schule sollen ab 1. Februar 2016 500 „Flüchtlinge“ einziehen.

Zu dieser Entscheidung kam es, weil die Asylbewerber bisher in Turnhallen untergebracht sind, die für den Vereins- und Schulsport wieder frei werden sollen. Einige Schüler der Anne-Frank-Schule müssen deshalb bald in „mobile Klassenräume“ umziehen. Gemeint sind mit dieser verniedlichenden Umschreibung Container.

Nun müßte man eigentlich annehmen, daß sich die Politik zwar viel leisten kann, aber (noch dazu behinderte) Kinder vor die Tür setzen, das geht doch zu weit und dürfte größeren Widerstand auslösen. Aber leider weit gefehlt. In Nordhorn sind gerade einmal 40 Bürger „gegen die Schließung von Schulen und Sporthallen für Flüchtlinge“ auf die Straße gegangen.

Und was geschieht andernorts? Die AfD Sachsen sammelt Unterschriften für einen Volksantrag, um die Unterbringung von Asylbewerbern in Schulgebäuden verbieten zu lassen.

Meine Meinung: Zumindest in Schulen, Kitas und Turnhallen dürften niemals Asylbewerber oder Flüchtlinge einquartiert werden. Die Bildung und Erziehung unserer Kinder muß hier einfach vorgehen. Eigentlich sollten dies sogar Linke begreifen können, aber wir leben eben in einem verrückten Land, in dem es keine Selbstverständlichkeiten mehr gibt.

(Bild: Notunterkunft für Asylbewerber, Franz Ferdinand Photography, Flickr, CC)

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Texas: Imam Forced to Resign over Support for Donald Trump’s Muslim Migration Ban

“Why all of a sudden this guy or this girl or that lady open fire and kill 15 people, because American Muslims are not doing their job in the country.” Why is it so rare to hear Muslim leaders in the U.S. say that?

“Local Imam says he was forced to resign because he agrees with Trump on Muslim immigration,” by Haley Bull, KBTV-TV FOX 4, December 11, 2015:

A political conflict is playing out within the walls of the Muslim community in Southeast Texas. A man who was the leader of Muslims in the area said Thursday the conflict has resulted in his ousting.

“Don’t get me involved in any political games in the name of religion. I am not here a political man,” Dr. Nidal Alsayyed said.

But it’s political motivations he said have forced him to resign as Imam. “Sadly, it’s Clinton versus Trump,” he said.

Dr. Al Sayyed told KFDM News he was forced to resign as religious director of the Islamic Society of the Triplex after making comments Monday in which he agrees with Donald Trump’s statements that the U.S. should temporarily stop accepting any new Muslim immigrants into the country.

While the religious leader said he expected the call to resign eventually, he said it was sped up by politics. “I think any future candidates, presidents who do not support the fact that we need to be more safe and more cautious about whom to bring into this country, whether a Muslim or not,” Dr. Alsayyed said.

His comments he said had nothing to do with politics, but the former Imam said Trump’s comments are in line with the Islamic religion. “The text of the holy Qur’an says the loss of one life is equivalent to killing the whole mankind,” he said.

Not really. There is less to the Qur’an passage to which the imam is referring (5:32) than Western leaders and Islamic apologists claim. First, note that it is not a general prohibition of killing — there are big exceptions for those who kill “for a soul or for corruption in the land.” Second, this is not a general command, but one only for the Children of Israel. Third, “many of them, after that … were transgressors” — so all it is really saying is that Allah gave a command to the Children of Israel and they transgressed against it.

Meanwhile, some Islamic authorities interpret this passage in a supremacist manner, as applying only to Muslims: Sa’id bin Jubayr explains: “He who allows himself to shed the blood of a Muslim, is like he who allows shedding the blood of all people. He who forbids shedding the blood of one Muslim, is like he who forbids shedding the blood of all people.”

Also, this verse is followed by v. 33, which specifies the punishment for the corruption and transgressions of the Children of Israel: “Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world; and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment.”

Thus this passage is explaining what must be done with Jews who reject Muhammad, not dictating lofty moral principles. Ibn Warraq sums it up: “The supposedly noble sentiments are in fact a warning to Jews. ‘Behave, or else’ is the message. Far from abjuring violence, these verses aggressively point out that anyone opposing the Prophet will be killed, crucified, mutilated, and banished!”

His viewpoint, in part, shifting after lingering questions about the backgrounds of the couple responsible for the mass shooting in San Bernardino.

“But the way it happens when you see this mass shooting and you see some people coming with such a very peaceful background and all of the sudden the intelligences themselves, the agencies are not able to figure out what’s happening, why all of a sudden this guy or this girl or that lady open fire and kill 15 people, because American Muslims are not doing their job in the country.

So we need to stop, we need to stop taking new ones until we fix the existing situation,” Dr. Alsayyed said. The religious leader said there is a problem with some American Muslims seeing a conflict between following their religious beliefs and their patriotism to the U.S., and an issue differentiating the religious community and its political role. He said the two should not mix.

“I came to know this morning from some close contacts and friends over 102 Imams, religious people in Houston, were fired and forced to be basically leave their jobs, leave their mosques only because they did not get along with the political agenda for their board members,” he said. Dr. Alsayyed said he took the position to help young people here understand Islam, and it’s the youth where Islamic leaders should focus their attention….

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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared on PamelaGeller.com.

Maronite Patriarch of Antioch: Muslims want to conquer Europe with ‘faith and the birthrate’

The cardinal said that “Muslims look on Christians as weak and believe that since they have no children and barely practice their faith, Islam will easily conquer them. Sadly, Muslims take their faith more seriously than most Christians, and they are gaining ground because of it.”

And the weaker Christians and Westerners look, the more conquering Muslims will do, and all the more quickly.

“Patriarch of Antioch: Muslims want to conquer Europe with ‘faith and the birthrate’” by Thomas D. Williams, PhD, Breitbart News, November 6, 2015:

In a stunning interview, the Maronite patriarch of Antioch, Cardinal Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, has contended that Islam has a clear, two-pronged strategy to take over Europe: religion and procreation.

The cardinal said that Muslims look on Christians as weak and believe that since they have no children and barely practice their faith, Islam will easily conquer them. Sadly, he said, Muslims take their faith more seriously than most Christians, and they are gaining ground because of it.

“I have often heard from Muslims that their goal is to conquer Europe with two weapons: their faith and their birthrate,” al-Rahi said in a recent interview with Famiglia Cristiana, an Italian Catholic weekly magazine.

For the Muslims, the Cardinal said, “the practice of the faith is essential and fundamental. In Saudi Arabia they go to Friday prayers even if they need a walking stick. They know the Koran by heart, and when they talk they often cite it. The same is not true for Christians who do not refer either to the Bible or the teachings of the Church.”

The Muslims “believe that God’s will is to procreate and that marriage is aimed at this,” he said. “They think that numbers will give them the upper hand.”

Christians, however, “hardly get married anymore, and have few children,” he said.

The Cardinal also said that Muslims “identify anything that comes from the West as Christian per se. All Western politics is Christian politics, it is a new crusade. They say that Christians are the remains of the Crusades and of Western imperialism,” he said.

At the same time, al-Rahi sharply criticized the EU’s ineffective solutions to Europe’s migration crisis, arguing that the only way to end the chaos is by stopping the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

The 75-year-old cardinal is the Maronite Patriarch of the ancient city of Antioch, where Christianity has deep and millennial roots. He said that the ongoing conflict provoked by the Islamic State is forcing both Christians and moderate Muslims to emigrate from the Holy Land, so before all else, attention must be given to putting an end to the siege.

t is useless for Europe to quarrel over the reception of refugees without addressing the root cause of emigration from the Middle East, which is armed conflict, he said.

“The first thing to do to protect Christians in the Middle East is to end the war in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Palestine,” the Cardinal said. “European states quarrel with each other about the number of refugees to be admitted but do nothing to end the conflict.”

“The Middle East is emptying and leaving the field open to fundamentalist and terrorist organizations,” al-Rahi said. For some reason, he said, “States do not talk about it, the only one making appeals is Pope Francis.”

“Europe is talking about the reception of refugees, those who would like ten thousand and another who will take three thousand people, but this does not help us,” he said. “Europe should focus on the cause of migration, namely the war. You have to turn off the tap and ensure that Muslims and Christians will return to their lands.”

“A Middle East without Christians,” the Cardinal continued, “has no identity.”

“This is the place of all divine revelation. It is where Jesus took flesh, died and rose again. It is where the Church was born and began to proclaim the Gospel to the world,” he said.

Al-Rahi also noted that Christians resent being called a “minority” in the Middle East. We have been here for two thousand years, he said, “six hundred years before the arrival of Islam.”

“Just as Europe discusses how to preserve its identity, it is urgent that we do the same,” he said.

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German town of 100 forced to take 750 Muslim migrants

What could possibly go wrong? Seriously, how long will it be before the migrants are in charge, and what will happen then?

“German Town Of 100 Gets Enriched By 750 Migrants,” by Blake Neff, Daily Caller, October 31, 2015:

German government officials have compelled a small town with just 102 people to take in approximately 750 migrants from Syria and other countries, The New York Times wrote Saturday.

Sumte, a small town at the western fringe of the former East Germany, was informed earlier this month by its municipal government that it had been assigned to accept over a thousand of the asylum seekers that have poured into Germany over the course of 2015. The number was so high that mayor Christian Fabel first thought it was a joke, but after a storm of local protest, the figure was lowered to 750, not out of sympathy but because it was believed a thousand would overwhelm the town’s sewage system.

The municipal government plans to house migrants inside an abandoned office building, but other than that, services for them will be scarce. Sumte has no school, no shops, and extremely limited public transportation options. Residents have expressed fears that the migrants, who are disproportionately young men, will bring a crime wave that will make it unsafe to go outside. Officials have responded by saying it will still be perfectly safe to go out at night, because the town’s streetlights will stay lit.

The Times’ write-up, by reporter Andrew Higgins, suggests the biggest problem for Sumte isn’t crime or other issues that could potentially arrive with the refugees, but rather the possibility that their arrival could make locals question the wisdom of nearly limitless immigration. The migrants, he says, have proved to be political boon for Holger Niemann, a member of the local council described as a neo-Nazi who seeks to preserve Germany’s “genetic heritage.”…

I don’t know if Niemann is really a neo-Nazi or not. But consigning all opposition to this migrant influx to neo-Nazism is not going to prove to be a winning strategy in the long run. Demonizing and marginalizing legitimate dissent will only lead to revolution.

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