Francis Is Very Difficult To Be Pleased… By Catholics.

It appears that our oh so merciful Bus Passenger In Chief is not easily pleased… with us Catholics.

If you are a lukewarm Catholic he will call you a number of names, among them lazy ass (he will not say that, talking of sloth instead; but everyone gets the gist) and he will make clear to you how much you must move your backside at once. Even going to Mass every Sunday will not be enough; because you see, the same man not worried that people die in their atheism feels the need to read the Leviticus to you if your Mass attendance isn't spirited enough.

You would think, then, that being an orthodox Catholic is something that might please the man: a zealous defender of the Faith not only punctually attending to Mass at least every Sunday, but doing it with love for the Lord and His Church; the same love which prompts him to be a vocal defender of the Faith outside of the church building, and an all-round decent Christian chap. But no, he does not like them, either. He does not like them at all. He calls them all sorts of names, questions their sincerity, mocks their way of praying, despises their desire to give a good example and to be seen as living a Christian life. In Francis' world, good people are just hypocrites.

So, if you are zealous you are criticised, and if you are lukewarm you are criticised too. If you are very bad, you will be just fine, then God only wants to forgive you, ah, uh, no?

What must one do, then, to get Francis' sympathy? I think I know the answer: you must be an atheist, a homosexual, or anyone else who doesn't give a fig for Our Lord and His Church and is very sinful but has a social agenda. If you are such a chap he will immediately put you among the excellent people,like the “good Marxists” he loves to praise; he will please you in every possible way, give you interviews, invite your journalists in the Vatican for one of the many cover stories, and will suddenly – which he does not dream of doing with both the zealous and the lukewarm – adopt the “who am I to judge?” attitude.

Smell of sainthood, and Francis will call you a hypocrite. Smell of s…heep, and you will be his hero.

We must realise that this is the thinking of one who really, really dorsn't care a straw for Christ, Catholicism or the Church. To him, they are merely accessories to a social ideology that is his true religion, and to which his allegiance goes. When you realise Francis ticks in this way, you start to understand much more of what he goes around saying.

And the most infuriating thing is that this man is either so stupid or so arrogant that he does not care in the least for a minimum of coherence in what he says. The “who am I to judge” guy is the most obnoxious, petty rompiscatole of the planet in the minutest things, for example criticising people if they don't smile at him in the right way, and adding further indelicate remarks like telling to people they must not “smile like flight attendants”, or to nun that they must not “be old maids”.

Francis shoots every day with the crap cannon, and says things that would have everyone else constantly ridiculed, and the butt of worldwide jokes in no time. He is so superficial, so fond of platitudes, so full of his third-rate intellect that he wouldn't survive a debate I do not say with a Bishop Fellay, but with every smart and well instructed boy of fifteen. You listen to him and wonder how on heck this man was allowed to become a priest.

But he is the Pope and, most crucially, he tells to the world what the world wants to hear; what the world, in fact, delights in hearing from a Pope, one who should be a great spiritual leader and is content with being the main attraction in the secular circus that praises him.

Come all in, ladies and gentlemen. Today our main clown Francis The Merciful will produce himself in his main number, the feat that has made him famous worldwide: bashing Catholics as he exalts Atheists, Muslims, Jews, and Socialists of various shades of red. You, young woman, are you an atheist? What about that gentleman over there? And you, that lady with the veil, you must surely follow the Koran?

Come on in, dear ladies and gentlemen!

I assure you, you will be pleased.

Mundabor

 

Posted on April 4, 2014, in Catholicism, Conservative Catholicism, Traditional Catholicism and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. I realized the other day why his statement that “Marxist ideology is wrong” but that he knows many Marxists who are good people is inane on an even higher level. It’s inane in the first place because to be wedded to an evil ideology is NOT to be a person of good will. (This applies also to his infamous remarks about “gay” people “of good will,” as if actively engaging in immorality stemmed from a good will and was compatible with “seeking the Lord”!) It is inane in the second place, however, because he regards ALL “ideology” as bad. He could just as easily say (and probably has said), “Christian ideology is false, but I know many good people who are Christian, so I am not offended.” It’s yet another of his trademark, Jesuitical sleights of hand. I suspect that he does not “judge” Marxism unless it is defended as an “ideology”, and, as with “being gay,” does not call it immoral unless one forms “a lobby.” Such unctuous, treacherous piffle.

  2. Thank you…your humor is helping to keep us sane.

  3. We used to hear that alot, ie the faithful who fulfilled their Sunday obligation were, more often than not, guilty of hypocrisy and shallowness. Which of course is true. We get alot less of it now that mass attendance has slid so dramatically.

    There is a section of the Mass-going population who actually do go to Mass on Sunday out of a vague sense that there really is an obligation to God that they should fulfil. It gets them to Mass, despite being told by the world that their efforts are only hypocrisy and shallowness, and that they’d be better off doing something more ‘genuine’ instead. When they hear something similar from representatives of the Church, many of them stop going altogether.

  4. There is an interesting entry in St. Faustina’s diary on December 17, 1936 (the date of Pope Francis’ birth).
    ” I have offered this day for priests. I have suffered more today than ever before, both interiorly and exteriorly. I did not know it was possible to suffer so much in one day. I tried to make a Holy Hour, in the course of which my spirit had a taste of the bitterness of the Garden of Gethsemane.” Interesting, no?

  5. THE
    SIMPLE
    SHEPHERD

    Spontaneous, humble
    Piety-planned
    Everywhere cameras
    Shooting modesty grand.

    Humble, spontaneous
    Planned-negligence
    “Smell the sheep and the wolves
    But don’t feed, that’s expense!”

  6. I don’t get it. He doesn’t seem to like me very much.

  7. Dear M, Repeated viewings of the photograph above are causing a significant rise in my blood pressure. I wonder if you wouldn’t mind ringing the changes a little by reproducing a picture of the more aesthetically-pleasing Fr. Volpi.

    • Father Volpi isn’t much a pleasing one, aesthetically or otherwise… (Father Wildboar would have been more correct, and rural enough).

      As to the photo, oportet ut scandala eveniant. As long as Ricca is in place AND Francis does not retract his “who am I to judge my friends” stance, I am afraid you will see this document of the Papacy in the XXI Century with ugly regularity.

      M

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