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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

WATCHMEN Protect Cathedral against Pro-Abortion Feminists

by Susan Fox

"How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news!" (Isaiah 53:7)

The world is fast sinking into barbarism, and yet we look around and see that many in the Catholic Church are asleep. Wake up Church! The barbarians are already at the gate.  Where is St. Augustine, the great bishop of Hippo, prepared to defend the City of God?

On Nov. 24, 2013, a mob of half-naked pro-abortion feminists molested and abused a group of Rosary-praying men trying to protect the Catholic Cathedral in San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina, according to LifeSiteNews.com

The men linked arms to prevent the women from entering the church. The same groups have recently defaced other cathedrals in Argentina. The women spray-painted the men’s crotches and faces with swastikas and performed obscene sexual acts in front of them while chanting “get your rosaries off our ovaries.”

The overweight and badly-dressed “women” also sang, “To the Roman Catholic Apostolic Church, who wants to get between our sheets, we say that we want to be whores, travesties and lesbians. Legal abortion in every hospital.”
Argentine lesbian protestors on Nov. 24, 2013

I say “women” because they acted more like beasts:
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened. Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images made to look like a mortal human being and birds and animals and reptiles.
Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another.  They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised.

Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones.” (Rom 1:21-26)

But yet I am deeply moved by the witness of the watchmen who surrounded and protected the cathedral church.

Who would guess that the white-robbed army of martyrs would arrive in Eternal Life with spray paint on their faces, shirts and pants? White martyrs they were, for none of them died, but they did accept tremendous suffering for the sake of the City of God on earth, the Catholic Church.  Besides defending the cathedral church, they also stood up for the virtue of chastity – even the chastity of the women attacking them.
The white-robbed army of martyrs. 

Some men were visibly weeping and others helped support one another by covering the eyes of the men on the front line. Many men were looking up so they couldn’t see the obscene acts occurring in front of them.  None of them retaliated against the abuses heaped on them.  You can tell these men showed heroic restraint because my husband’s response was “I’d kick their teeth!”

Archbishop Alfonso Delgado of San Juan de Cuyo barricaded himself inside the church with 700 of his congregation, who prayed during the entire ordeal.  When the feminists couldn’t get inside the cathedral, they burned Pope Francis in effigy.  “If the pope were a woman, abortion would be legal,” they shouted.

How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace and brings good news of happiness, who announces salvation, And says to Zion, "Your God reigns!" Listen! Your watchmen lift up their voices. They shout joyfully together; for they will see with their own eyes when the LORD restores Zion.(Isaiah 52:7-8)

And these watchmen raised their voices praising the Blessed Virgin Mary with the words of the Holy Rosary. How St. Ambrose must have been smiling.
St. Ambrose 
By their actions, the archbishop and his congregation demonstrated the same heroic behavior of Bishop St. Ambrose and St. Monica in defending the Portian Basilica  in Milan about 383 A.D. against a takeover by Arians. The ruler at the time -- Empress Mother Justina -- preferred Arianism to Catholicism because it made the Father more important than the Son, and since the bishop was identified with the Son, the Emperor could rule over the bishop by representing the Father. In short, it was an Arian power grab, but a power grab that failed because the people wouldn’t budge. Stubborn St. Monica, who would not give up on her wayward son, St. Augustine, was among the parishioners who occupied the Church during that similar confrontation. According to the latest film on Augustine's life, Monica's still-as-yet unconverted son Augustine was with the Arians trying to get into the basilica. In Argentina and Milan at two separate points in time, Catholic watchmen and the People of God prevented the takeover of the church.

We are witnessing the literal fulfillment of this passage in Scripture: “But nothing unclean shall enter it (the City of God), nor any one who practices abomination or falsehood, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life.” (Rev. 21:27)

Praising the men who defended the church, Fr. Romulo Campora said, “San Juan loves its God, loves its faith, loves its family.” He lamented the damage done to the cathedral and concluded that “if they don’t respect life, we can’t expect them to respect the buildings.” 

The event was organized by the National Women’s Encounter sponsored by the Argentinian Department of Culture. The site ArgentinosAlerta.org said, “These encounters of women represent today’s civilization that seeks to impose its own rules. On one side they try to impose a political agenda that international organizations dictate: population control, abortion, contraception, homoseuxalism. On the other side they become barbaric in the most literal sense.” In our humble opinion, the international organizations (read United Nations) are greatly influenced by the U.S. State Department.

Ironically, The Argentina Independent wrote about last year’s “Encounter” in Posadas with the headline “Pretty is the Woman who Fights.”  They got that wrong. Handsome is the wearied spray-painted male who wouldn't budge. How could our society have devolved to such a conflict between good and evil, between male and female?

But we have to hope and pray that the heroic witness in San Juan will bear good fruit in the hearts of the females who participated in this horror.  The Catholic Church is full of martyrs,  whose deaths gave birth to new saints. "The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church." (Tertullian)

St. Paul watched and agreed with the stoning of St. Stephen, who prayed for him as he died. Shortly afterwards, Paul met Christ on the road to Damascus to arrest Christians living there. “Saul, Saul why do your persecute me?” Jesus asked, and Saul’s name was changed to Paul. He turned his life around and became an evangelist and servant of Christ, writing a number of epistles in the Bible.

St. Monica and St. Ambrose together worked to bring about the conversion of St. Augustine, who struggled for years with sexual addictions and heresy. In the movie, "The Restless Heart,"  he appears outside the  cathedral aiding the Arians while Monica his mother was barricaded within. Some of the watchmen were killed. 

But most stunning is the example of 11-year-old St. Maria Goretti, who refused the sexual advances of Alessandro Serenelli and was killed by him in 1902. Her deathbed forgiveness led to the later conversion of her murderer who had been addicted to porn. Alessandro may himself someday be canonized a saint.

Certainly St. Augustine would not look down on the ladies outside the Cathedral of San Juan de Cuyo. When the Vandals (real barbarians) came to destroy the city of Hippo in North Africa, St. Augustine met them privately and very kindly. He died before they burned the city to the ground. He hoped for their conversion.

To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.” (St. Augustine of Hippo)

Graphic video of the event here:


  1. This is a very powerful post. It identifies the degree of evil and depravity that has overcome much of womanhood in the degenerate West. And to think that not a few years ago, these same women had been baptized into the Church, their mothers etc. were all Catholics.

    But then, were they? Were they really? I am now thinking of what happened to the Church in Quebec. How could a -so it looked externally - Catholic culture within 10 years throw everything out; the bishops floundering, the clergy in chaos, the lay faithful in revolt? Yet this is what happened by about 1970 or so... For nearly 400 years Quebec had been Catholic, even intense protestant pressure could not budge her; but then,from her own people, the poison came that would spread like a cancer and virtually destroy her.

    It may well be that a number of leading clergy had carried the Modernist bacteria back from Europe - but that does not explain away the mass apostasy of the lay faithful.... the faith was obviously only a "social" Catholicism. Turn up at church, dress up - but already the rot had set in. Like termites the local Church was rife for collapse. The same must be said in South America... though I am not too well read on that part of the world. What does seem to parallel Quebec is the Catholic culture in Boston. Deep, historical, powerful - yet, within a few years virtual total collapse. Again, rotting from within.

  2. Yes my husband watched the church destroyed in Baltimore in the 1960s and 1970s -- contraception, priests not faithful to vows, clown Masses. His home parish was built by the parishioners in the 1930s Depression with beautiful marble and lovely carved statues. They did it all with their own labor. Then the 1980s and the clown Masses -- jive Our Fathers, theatrical Jesus with heavy make up rises behind altar, tabernacle covered by rainbow, puppet sermon mostly about the Easter basket with one line on the Resurrection, and then the clowns come from behind the altar at the end of Mass and the kids all go home with balloons saying "I brake for bunnies." Yes it was Easter. Then he marries me and moves West. He had to watch the same horrid process start over again from the beginning. Tabernacle to the side or out of the church entirely, female altar teenagers with black eyes and HUGE tennis shoes, unconsecrated hosts mixed with consecrated hosts and served to the congregation because the altar girls forgot to bring up the unconsecrated hosts before the consecration, feminist apostle creeds, choir replaces tabernacle in the front with overweight short shirted middle aged women shaking everything they got. Oh please I never should have got started. The point is that what happened on the East Coast in the Catholic Church in the 1960s and 1970s moved to the West Coast in the 1980s and 1990s. The Catholic faithful have been persecuted and scandalized for 50 years. Now we must bear the consequences in our children. God bless you. Susan Fox

  3. While I agree that what the women did was barbaric and inexcusable, that does nothing to convince me that they have a legitimate beef if the government of Argentina will not allow woman their rights because of the influence that the Church has over government policies.

    Do they have a legitimate beef? Probably.

    Did they go about drawing attention to their cause the wrong way? Absolutely.

    Do they deserve to be heard despite their foul behavior? I think so.

  4. Bill, the event was sponsored by the Argentine government influenced by the U.S. State Department. We think the government of Argentina put the ladies up to this behavior as a means of harassing the Catholic Church. But we appreciate your viewpoint. God bless you. Susan Fox