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Pope Francis -- Against the West?

Dobermite Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 1:28 PM
... as our Christian brothers and sisters in the Middle East and Africa are being systematically raped and tortured and killed by Islamists.
"The Faith is Europe. And Europe is the Faith," wrote Hilaire Belloc after that bloodbath we call World War I. "Either Europe will return to the Faith or she will perish."

By 1938, Belloc concluded Christian Europe was done:

"The bad work begun at the Reformation is bearing its final fruit in the dissolution of our ancient doctrines -- the very structure of society is dissolving." He was right. Europe is the dying continent.

And looking back at the history of the Old Continent, we see the truth of G.K. Chesterton's insight: When men cease to believe in God, they do...