The Pope of Islam?
by Christopher A. Ferrara
April 10, 2017
Take a look at this latest “Pope Video,” which contains the usual utterly secular “message” having nothing to do with Christ or the Church of which Pope Bergoglio is supposed to be the earthly head. After a ridiculous segment featuring a jeans-clad girl grunting and sweating as she struggles to lift a huge truck tire, she is seen packing her knapsack and marching off to meet the “challenge to youth” that Bergoglio poses. The “challenge” is shown in the next segment, which depicts the girl wearing a surgical mask as she assists in the arrival of a boat filled with the “refugees” whose massive influx into Italy and the rest of Europe Bergoglio promotes incessantly.
Laughably enough, the caption of the video attempts to give it a Catholic spin: “That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life” — about which Bergoglio says absolutely nothing in the video, which makes no mention and offers no depiction of the priesthood or consecrated life. Quite the contrary, Pope Bergoglio merely expresses the hope that young people “will respond generously to their own vocation and mobilize for the great causes of the world.”
One of the “great causes of the world” is “open borders” for Muslim “immigrants.” Look closely at the passengers in the boat seen in the video: every single one of them is a male. This is but a snapshot of a wave of mass migration that is overwhelmingly composed of Muslim males. According to statistics compiled by the Pew Research Center, which is hardly a right-wing organization, in 2015 “men made up nearly three-fourths (73%) of Europe’s asylum seekers in 2015. Refugees from leading origin countries such as Syria (71%), Iraq (75%) and Afghanistan (80%) were also predominately male in 2015. By contrast, asylum seekers from other top origin countries, such as Gambia (97% male), Pakistan (95% male) and Bangladesh (95% male), were almost entirely male.”
And overwhelmingly Muslim. Indeed, even Newsweek magazine recognizes the gross discrimination practiced by the Obama administration against Christian refugees from Syria and in favor of Muslim refugees.
Worse, among this predominantly male wave of “refugees,” Pew reports, “four-in-ten asylum seekers in Europe in 2015 (42%) were young men ages 18 to 34.” That is, young Muslim men whose presence has caused severe social disruption which liberal governments and their allies in the media labor to conceal.
Moreover, in Europe the male dominance of the wave of “refugees” has been increasing ever since 2013, as has the percentage of very young, military-age males. As Pew also reports:
“Since 2013, the demographic profile of asylum seekers in the EU-28 [the 28 member states of the EU], Norway and Switzerland has become slightly more male (67% in 2013, 71% in 2014 and 73% in 2015), with a steady share of asylum seekers arriving under 35 years of age (80% in 2013 and in 2014, 83% in 2015).
“Among all asylum seekers in 2015, about two-in-ten (19%) were male minors (0 to 17 years of age), compared with one-in-ten who were female minors. And while about four-in-ten (42%) asylum seekers were young adult males (18 to 34 years of age) in 2015, just about one-in-ten (11%) were young adult females in the same age bracket.
“These age and gender patterns are largely consistent across some of the largest asylum seeker groups, including those from Syria, Iraq, Iran and Somalia. The large proportion of young males and comparatively smaller shares of young adult women and female children suggests that many refugees from these source countries are young men traveling alone….”
In fact, one of the perpetrators of the deadly truck attack in Stockholm, Sweden, whose local and national governments are desperately suppressing evidence that male Muslim immigration has had a disastrous impact on that country, was an asylum seeker whose application had been rejected and was eluding deportation.
Yet on and on Pope Bergoglio goes, heedlessly meddling in the political affairs of European states and the United States by demanding that they “build bridges, not walls” and adopt liberal immigration policies which are essentially an invitation to Islamicization through mass Muslim male migration. And he has yet to acknowledge the undeniable link between radical Islam, whose goal for centuries has been a worldwide caliphate, and the acts of terror perpetrated entirely by Muslim males all over Europe and in the United States.
Even the attack on the Coptic church in the Nile Delta this Palm Sunday, which killed scores of Christians and was hailed by ISIS as part of its campaign to eradicate Christianity from Egypt, elicited only this weak response from Bergoglio: “May the Lord convert the hearts of people who sow terror, violence and death and even the hearts of those who produce and traffic in weapons.”
Who exactly are “those” and what does weapons trafficking have to do with the attack on the Coptic church, which involved a homemade bomb? Like the liberal politicians of Europe and the US, Bergoglio refuses to utter the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism.” And, like the liberal politicians, he seeks to deflect attention from the real problem — Islamic terrorists who seek to kill Christians because they are Christian — to a politically correct target: weapons traffickers.
When Hillaire Belloc predicted the resurgence of Islam in Europe back in the 1920s, I doubt that even that prescient voice of Catholicism foresaw that an instrumental cause in the resurgence would be a future Pope. For that insight, heavenly assistance would have been required: that is, the Message of Fatima and the Third Secret in particular.