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The tag 'Opus Dei' is associated with 41 posts.

Vatican Lawyer for Abuse Case Defended the Vatican Bank in Holocaust Suit

Com­ment: In the recent­ly re-aired FTR #508, we exam­ined the ascen­sion of Pope Bene­dict, whose elec­tion came at a time when unfold­ing Vat­i­can scan­dals threat­ened to unrav­el, reveal­ing that insti­tu­tion’s dark­er side for the blood-soaked hor­ror show that it tru­ly is. Avail­able evi­dence sug­gests that Ratzinger/Benedict is a prod­uct of the Vatican/fascist axis so exhaus­tive­ly […]


New Archbishop of L.A. a Spanish Member of Opus Dei

Com­ment: With Latin influ­ence in the U.S. ris­ing with the growth of the Amer­i­can Span­ish-speak­ing pop­u­la­tion, it is both inter­est­ing and sig­nif­i­cant that the Pope select­ed a mem­ber of the reac­tionary, fas­­cist-con­nec­t­ed Opus Dei to be the Arch­bish­op of Los Ange­les. This appoint­ment con­tin­ues a pat­tern of con­ver­gence between the Vat­i­can and Opus Dei dat­ing […]


FTR #696 Miscellaneous Articles and Updates

Japan­ese prime min­is­ter pub­licly dis­cuss­es the M‑Fund, a deci­sive link between Japan­ese con­quest dur­ing World War II and its post­war pol­i­tics; Ital­ian prime min­is­ter Berlus­coni linked to the Mafia; Chris­t­ian fun­da­men­tal­ist orga­ni­za­tion The Fam­i­ly pro­mot­ing fas­cism from the 1930’s on.


FTR #677 Update on Global Fascism

The old SS giv­ing rise to new fas­cism in Aus­tria and Ger­many; Mus­solin­i’s heirs move into the Ital­ian main­stream; Con­ti­nu­ity of for­eign pol­i­cy between the “new” Ger­many and the Third Reich.


FTR #556 Update on 9/11 and Related Matters

The Al-Taqwa milieu revealed by the Oper­a­tion Green Quest raids links to 9/11, the GOP and Bush admin­is­tra­tion, the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood and the Under­ground Reich. Neworks linked to the JFK assas­si­na­tion are explored.


FTR #559 The Opus Dei Code – The Vatican Rag Pt. III

The pol­i­tics of Opus Dei per­vade the Vat­i­can, from influ­enc­ing Pope Bene­dict to the beat­i­fi­ca­tion of past Vat­i­can poten­tates, the order wields a pro­found influ­ence.


Is Brownback Bringing Opus Dei Into The Senate?

by Bob Geigerhttp://www.democrats.com/node/9220 The Unit­ed States Sen­ate is often called “the great­est delib­er­a­tive body in the world” which usu­al­ly rais­es the bar on the tenor and intel­lec­tu­al con­tent of speech­es giv­en on the floor and for the offi­cial record. Not so for Sen­a­tor Sam Brown­back (R‑KS) who took to the Sen­ate floor last week to […]


God’s Senator

Who would Jesus vote for? Meet Sam Brown­back At the Vet­er­ans Day parade in Empo­ria, Kansas Nobody in this lit­tle church just off Times Square in Man­hat­tan thinks of them­selves as polit­i­cal. They’re spir­i­tu­al — actors and ath­letes and pret­ty young things who believe that every word of the Bible is inerrant dic­ta­tion from God. […]


FTR #529 Nazi Roots and Fascist Flowers

Fas­cist ele­ments orig­i­nat­ing in the peri­od pri­or to, dur­ing and after the Sec­ond World War evolved and branched out dur­ing the Cold War. The fas­cism they man­i­fest­ed is blos­som­ing in a num­ber of dif­fer­ent ways and places.


Thou shalt not drool

Georg Gän­swein is the poster boy of Catholic con­ser­vatism. The Ital­ian press com­pares him to George Clooney and Hugh Grant; his crit­ics describe him as the ‘Black For­est Ado­nis’. But how did he end up as the new Pope’s right-hand man? And is he the right per­son for the job? By Luke Hard­ing and Bar­bara […]