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Saturday, March 01, 2008

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In former Jesuit Church where once Father William Gillibrand SJ said Mass. It is still also used as a Church.....

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Feast of St David

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Patron Saint of Wales

Of your charity on this day, pray for the repose of the soul of Michael Davies, Welshman and great Catholic traditionalists, without whose prodigious work the Latin Mass would never have been freed.

He constantly stated "Trust Joseph Ratzinger"- sad that God's providence did not allow him to live these days when his trust has been more than amply justified.

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Pope Pius XII tried to organise a coup against Hitler

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Further comment on Pope Pius XII 'assisted Zionist cause':

From an e-mail I received this morning.
".... the Vatican intervened in the UN vote to establish the Israeli state through the auspices of Francis Cardinal Spellman. When the vote seemed in doubt a message came from Rome (Pius XII was still Pope) for the cardinal to lean on the ambassadors from Central America, whose positive votes decided the issue in the Zionists’ favor."

Further from J Derek Holmes The Papacy in the Modern World
"In January 1940 Dr Josef Müller, who was personally acquainted with the Pope, approached Pius XII on behalf of a group of German generals who were planning a coup d'etat against Hitler. The generals wished to make contact with the British Government in the hopes that the Allies would limit their military activities before the coup took place and promise to make a reasonable peace afterwards. The conspirators, whose plans were effectively defeated by the German military successes in France, were allowed to use Vatican officials including the Pope's personal private secretary, the German Jesuit Robert Leiber, as intermediaries with the Allies. However the British Government in particular was rather sceptical of these approaches and refused to promise or to discuss anything until Hitler had been eliminated. During the nine months of the 'Phoney War' the Holy See made three further efforts to mediate between the two sides but the Pope, and to a lesser extent the United States Government, did not seem to realize that it would have only been possible to re-establish peace at the time by accepting and recognizing a greatly enlarged and strengthened Germany."

Dr Müller was later arrested and interrogated by the Nazis 200 times and gave away nothing- being then sent to Buchenwald and Dachau.
After the war, having almost miraculously survived, he became one of the founders of the CSU (the ruling Bavarian Conservative party) and then Bavarian Justice Minister. His nick-name was "Tough Leather" - Ochsensepp. (lederhosen leather so tough that it could be used by an ox) .

After the war, Pope Pius received Dr Müller at a private audience, thanking God for Müller's miraculous survival, stating , "We have contended with diabolical forces."

Precisely what more Pius XII could have done is unclear. He only tried to organise a coup against Hitler!

Head of German Protestants wants to be German President

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Cathcon translation of extracts from
Rechnung mit vielen Unbekannten
Bill with many unknowns.

The German domestic politics could shortly experience her next "Great Game"- a great game with many unknowns. In the event that Horst Koehler would seek re-election (as President of Germany), his re-election is uncertain. He owes his election to the Conservative/ Liberal majority in the Federal Assembly in 2004. This majority has shrunk after the elections in Hamburg, Hesse and Lower Saxony and the death of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) member of the Lower House in the Parliament, Johann Henrich Krummacher. Christian Democrats (the conservatives) and Liberal Party together have either 613 or 614 seats - an absolute majority is 613 seats. Furthermore, the Internet portal Wahlrecht.de has forecast: the Bavarian state elections coming in the Autumn give the CSU (Christian Social Union- Bavarian sister party of the CDU) 52 percent and the Liberal Party 6 percent (according to a recent survey), which would mean an additional four seats in the Federal Assembly. The projection would be that.
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Step forward Head of the Protestant Church Wolfgang Huber- seen here with the Cardinal Archbishop of Berlin.
At the end of the article.

According to sources within Protestant church groups, Bishop Wolfgang Huber is very interested for the post. The President of the Protestant Church could switch from the church to the state but would only make it without damage if he was elected with a broad consensus. Within the CDU, Huber is not much liked. Another criterion, however he meets: Except for Heinrich Lübke, all Federal Presidents were Protestant.

Cathcon comment- Huber is the "media bishop" par excellence- now we know why he prefers the tv interviews to the pulpit. His father was the leading Nazi legal expert who spent the post-war years in jail.

Huber has difficulty making a distinctively religious contribution - seen here with Cardinal Lehmann and a football. Fortunately, the nearest he is going to get to world domination, but he may just become President of Germany if he starts making a few speeches to please the Christian Democrats- the party to which the majority of his flock own their allegiance.


And he would have to change his dress for when he meets the Pope.
What could the next career move be for Rowan Williams when he steps down as Archbishop of Canterbury a day surely hastened following his disastrous remarks on sharia law.

Wolfgang Huber, at least, will try to protect Germany from such encroachments on her legal system and has indeed criticised Williams. Huber knows all about how easily the legal system can be corrupted- his father wrote the book "The Legal System of Greater Germany"- a work of reference for the Nazis.

Tu es Petrus

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