Mere days after meeting with Jesuit homosexualist, Francis witnesses pagan ceremony in garden

Mere days after Francis granted an audience to Jesuit Homosexualist Activist James Martin for a photo op, the same Francis sat in the Vatican gardens in front of a S. American totem of what very much appears to be a man … ready for sex.  HERE

On the other hand, some say that, from a different angle, what is protruding is an arm.  HERE

You decide.  I might add, does anyone think of the optics of these moments?  Is there no one who walks around it and says, “No… that’s not gonna fly!”?

Whether Francis knew that his schedule was going to include the premier homosexualist in the Church on that day, or whether he knew what sort of pagan idols and other B as in B, S as in S, he was going to witness venerated or not… it’s beside the point.

Someone close to Francis wants this sort of thing to happen.

The context is at CNS.   It is horrible reading.  HERE

It was a pagan ceremony in the Vatican gardens.  There’s no way around it.

Nearby, a while back, Francis stood by at the planting of a “peace tree” during which an imam prayed a prayer associated with claiming territory for Islam.  Yes, really.  HERE

It may be that Francis was shocked at what he saw.  He put aside his prepared remarks and merely said an Our Father.

I would have said a hell of lot more than that.

On the eve of the Synod (“walking together”).   What was it we read about in Windswept House before Vatican II.  US HERE – UK HERE

My mind is free associating of course.  Jet lag, you know.  But wasn’t there some sort of ceremony?  Memory escapes me.

Ceremony… important meeting heralding upheaval…

Can’t shake it.


I guess you can shake it.  Watch this.   HERE


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  1. Louis Mountbatten says:

    It’s over. He is a heretic and must be deposed. I’ve had enough, and so have all other sensible Catholics who hold to the True Faith. This has been going on for decades and somewhat less fragrant forms, but this one takes the cake. Popes breaking the First Commandment in flagrante delicto is proof positive, ipso facto, of renunciation of their office.

  2. Clinton R. says:

    Satan is waging war with the Church. May St. Michael pray for the Bride of Christ. We must all put on our spiritual armor and be ready for the worst. I pray for Pope Francis, that he not fall completely in apostasy. +JMJ+

  3. This has all the attractiveness of a car wreck.

    But, anyway, Father, I have not been able to find anything about that male totem in any of the press reports and I cannot find it in the photo. Where did you hear about it or see it?

  4. chantgirl says:

    Jesus is betrayed in the garden again.

    It is fitting that the synod is set to embrace elements of paganism, and we see calls for priestesses from synod participants, and a fertility ritual in the Vatican gardens.

    I don’t care who started it- Francis should have finished it.

  5. Traductora says:

    I read Windswept House years ago and it struck me as all too accurate even at that time, partially because I knew something about South Carolina and also recognized some of the people in it. I have tried to reread it but it’s hard to get,. You might be interested in knowing that a Kindle version exists but Amazon won’t sell it because it’s “under review.” It has been under review for several years, apparently, because I tried to buy it several years ago in Kindle format and got the same message. So “under review” apparently means “somebody has told us this is harmful to the leftist cause and we shouldn’t sell it.”

  6. TonyO says:

    Whether Francis knew that his schedule was going to include the premier homosexualist in the Church today, or whether he knew what sort of pagan idols and other B as in B, S as in S, he was going to witness venerated or not… it’s beside the point.

    Someone close to Francis wants this sort of thing to happen.

    Back in the 60’s and 70,s, and into the 80’s, it was plausible for someone in the position of a maximum leader (like a president or pope) to refer such horrible events to their aides, and at least imply “I didn’t OK that, I get shoved into it without knowing beforehand.”

    By the 90’s, and certainly after that, such an excuse is no longer plausible nor excuses the leader. The fact is, it has happened so many times that any GOOD leader knows that they have to be on their guard against this kind of nonsense, they have to vet their aides and then STILL vet their aide’s planning choices beforehand, and even so they have to steel themselves to being willing and prepared to stop the event, put their foot down, throw out the offensive elements, or simply WALK AWAY and later tell the press: “the planning was contrary to my instructions and offensive to pious ears, I apologize, and I am firing the aide who planned it.”

    A leader who is unwilling to vet his aides and their choices to prevent this stuff is, at this point, responsible for it, and not knowing about this specific issue beforehand is not a defense – it is an admission of the offense of omission, of failing to take care when care is obligatory.

  7. JARay says:

    I agree with Louis Mountbatten 100%

  8. acardnal says:

    As was often said in the government agency I worked for, “poor staff work.” Made the Pope look bad.

  9. mysticalrose says:

    All I can think of is that this is surely an “abomination of desolation,” spoken of in Scripture.

  10. monscarmeli says:

    With such things occurring on a nearly-daily basis now, it has become nearly impossible to believe that this pope didn’t know what he was getting into.

  11. Kathleen10 says:

    No. It’s over. It’s way past time to give him further benefit of the doubt. Way. Way.
    He knows exactly what he’s presiding over, and he knew what was coming. This is a man in charge. He knows too well.
    Hillary Clinton played fast and loose with the highest intel. Somehow she was able to claim “she didn’t know”, when by her very position she is required to know, and cannot claim legally she didn’t know. It is to break the law simply by saying “she didn’t know”. It is the same with the pope. This debacle has been well planned. That ritual was planned.
    When the pope sees people putting a mandala cloth on the ground, with little fertility goddesses and a fertility god with…um….ah! I can’t even print it! But all should see for themselves what is on the blanket there…he knows he’s presiding over a pagan ritual, he blessed it. And maddeningly, he pulls a Jesuit, and acts demure (contemplative of course) and “puts aside his prepared remarks” and prays the Our Father. This continues the theatrical run of, “What Did the Pope Know”, that Catholics can’t get enough of.

  12. mo7 says:

    The hits to Our Lord’s mortified body just keep coming. Small wonder that He sweat blood over what would become of us.

  13. Grabski says:

    There is a reason God is protecting BXVI. BXVI is protecting us

    It’s a sign of our times

  14. Il Ratzingeriano says:

    The Jews had King Ahab. We have Pope Francis.

  15. monstrance says:

    He’s called the Supreme Pontiff for a reason.
    He should take full responsibility.
    Satan always overplays his hand. This Vatican has reached buffoonery level.
    There’s no subtleties any more.
    Is this all the Modernists got ?
    What a pitiful bunch.

  16. “Jesus is betrayed in the garden again.”

    Uh huh! And Judas left many offspring.

  17. Gab says:

    He put aside his prepared remarks and merely said an Our Father.

    My hope is that in this action the Holy Father was given some insight as to the direction he is currently leading the Church.

  18. jaykay says:

    Traductora: I think the reason for the “under review” on Kindle is that the formatting is all over the place on the version available, so Amazon withdrew it from sale. I actually have it, and it’s awful.

    As for that “happening” in the Vatican Gardens, yes, it’s all about the optics really, isn’t it? The sneaking, creeping normalisation of the abnormal.

  19. Kevin says:


  20. Kathleen10 says:

    Update: I was just educated about the statues/idols used in the pagan ritual in the Vatican garden with our pope present.
    Those are NOT representations of Our Lady and St. Elizabeth, as we were told. Those are indigenous Brazilian Amazon tribal gods, now properly identified.

    Yacy – the larger figure, is a moon goddess, the original mother goddess
    Ruda – the pregnant daughter, goddess of “love”
    Guaracy – the male idol with the erect phallus, which is how he was shown (that’s NOT an arm)
    He is a god of the sun.

    Just in case you’re interested, Yacy is self-generating, she doesn’t “need” Guaracy or any male.
    Ruda can copulate with Guaracy.

    Austin Ivereigh is full of ____, and has lost all credibility except as a public defender for apostasy.
    This was absolutely a pagan ritual.

  21. chantgirl says:

    Some possibilities of what the ceremony was and the purpose of the rattle? I am not up on my pagan rituals, so maybe others can chime in.

  22. Semper Gumby says:

    chantgirl: Good points.

    Possible captions for that photo of a pagan ritual at the Vatican include: The Dictatorship of Relativism; The Fetishization of the Indigenous; Integralism: A Bad Idea.

    Francis, as host, should have presented the visiting pagans and Imam with, say, a Rosary. Perhaps he did. Then again, Francis recently felt “bitterness” when introduced to Catholic converts from Hinduism and Anglicanism. So, perhaps not.

    Regardless, continued prayers for Bergoglio’s soul.

  23. Kerry says:

    Traductora, Windswept House is available on the Internet Archive. There seems to be a waiting list, and, as one must log in to read some books, this book is one of those. There are lots of books there.

  24. Lurker 59 says:

    That is just monstrously offensive to the virtue of religion. It is as if these people are daring God to intervene.

    That said, this should not be seen as atypical, unknown of, not planned, or a new thing. Let me point towards the documents Dominus Iesus and Jesus Christ: The Bearer of the Water of Life. These documents are warnings against strains of thoughts WITHIN the Church that are against the Gospel message. These strains of thought are largely within the German/French – SouthAmerican axis, especially typified in the thought of modern Jesuit Liberation Theology — whether in more overtly Marxist form of continental Europe or the more syncretic pagan form of South America (syncretic between pagan and Marxist German/French thought).

    Let me point that the document On Human Fraternity is the exact opposite of Dominus Iesus and what we see in the Amazon Synod working documents is largely the exact opposite of Jesus Christ: The Bearer of the Water of Life, and other like documents. What we should see come out of this Synod is what JC:BWL warns against.

    It is important to see that this nonsense and blasphemy isn’t coming out of nowhere but has been well warned against and well signaled in advance.

  25. The Cobbler says:

    If it was supposed to be saints, the ambiguity and crudity is offensive and it should not have been done.

    If it was supposed to be anything else, it was blasphemous and should not have been done.

    I do believe that settles the debate.

  26. jaykay says:

    “After witnessing the ritual, Pope Francis set aside his prepared remarks, opting instead to offer the Our Father without comment.”

    One would hope he put particular emphasis on the “sed libera nos a malo”

  27. Dear Fr. Z,

    Thanks for the update of the blog post. Your link answered my earlier question about the male idol as an enlarged photo shows it clearly.

    —AT op

  28. fmsb78 says:

    I’ve got to say this: Pope Francis is the pope freemasons were long expecting but also “traditional” catholics. The former as the expected outcome from their plans and concrete actions over the centuries while the latter, the also expected outcome from years of warnings, writings and talks the mainstream catholic world were too busy to listen to.

    Nowadays, conservatives cannot turn their heads and pretend there is nothing going on.

  29. AveMariaGratiaPlena says:

    I had missed the event where an imam planted a tree and said a Muslim prayer against “infidels.” It calls to mind a news photo I saw a year or two ago of a town that had recently been reclaimed from ISIS: there was a big mural with a depiction of St Peter’s Basilica and the slogan (in Arabic), “Onward to Rome.”

  30. Fr. Kelly says:

    For those looking for the Malachi Martin book on the Internet Archive:
    Search windswept house and download it in your preferred format. No need to join the waiting list to read it online

  31. hilltop says:

    Observations from the video in Father’s update:
    The ritual is conducted by a priestess
    The bodily postures and movements of the assembled are not remotely Christian, but they do closely mimic the posture of the female idol presented to the Pope.
    The priestess is assisted by another priestess
    The head priestess ministers some sort of “blessing” of the Pope while touching and manipulating his hands
    The priestess then mechanically crosses herself, prompting his blessing
    The second priestess cannot even make the full sign of the cross, showing the gesture to be false
    It’s unsustainable to admit amazon women to the priesthood because so many birds will have to be slain to support the headdress industry that would arise from such a decision.

  32. Jonathan Marshall says:

    Back in the day, “Is the Pope Catholic?” was a joke rhetorical question. Now it’s a serious enquiry.

  33. rtjl says:

    A garden, a tree, a fertility ritual. What could possibly go wrong?

  34. Marine Mom says:

    When Our Lady appeared to St Juan Diego, who was an indigenous person, there was no confusion of who she was. The Holy Mother of God. Jesus, second person of the Blessed Trinity. She left her image on his tilma. Modestly dressed . Our Lady of Guadalupe Pray for us.

  35. The Cobbler says:

    Who’s the woman with a mustache in the picture on the ground? Makes the affair look suspiciously less native and more like activism.

  36. Macarius says:

    Perhaps he was carrying a “stang” after all at that other stupid meeting last winter.

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