Big Government Targets Catholic Hospital


Big Government tells one of the largest hospitals in the country they must stop serving the elderly, disabled, and poor or blow out their sanctuary candle.
Because the sanctuary candle is waaaaaaaaaaayyyy too dangerous.
So the government asshats said they were going to shut Saint Francis Hospital down unless they put out the candle in the chapel.
Now, I’ve got to ask. Does anyone really think that this is about a candle or do we think this is about something a little deeper?
Lori Windham of Becket took on the government and won (at least this round.)
This is a lesson. Saint Francis pushed back. We all need to stand up NOW for our religious freedom.
Government allows Catholic hospital to keep sanctuary lamp burning
NEW YORK – With a potential lawsuit looming, the federal government has issued a waiver to allow a Catholic hospital in Oklahoma to keep the flame of its long-lit sanctuary candle burning, which, in Catholic tradition, symbolizes the presence of Christ.
The Department of Health and Human Services “realized it would be playing with fire in court if it stood by its absurd demand, so it chose wisely,” Lori Windham, vice president and senior counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty said in a statement.
“We are glad Saint Francis can continue to serve those most in need while keeping the faith,” she said.
Following a hospital inspection in February, a surveyor commissioned by the federal government deemed that a living flame in the Saint Francis Hospital South chapel – part of the Saint Francis Health System – violated code, as it is “an open flame burning unattended 24/7.”
The surveyor issued a citation demanding the candle be extinguished. The federal government then doubled down on the decision in an April 20 letter response to the hospital’s appeal and request for reconsideration, noting that the hospital would lose its accreditation if it didn’t follow the order.

A few months? A bit more? But it must eventually be if the left continues to have their way. That is their end goal, the eradication of Christianity.
Human Events reported that “Ireland is set to become the latest country to pass “hate speech” legislation, making it a crime to ‘possess material that is likely to incite violence or hatred against a person or group’ and a violation of the act can carry a prison sentence of up to five years.”
So, it doesn’t need to incite violence, it needs to be viewed by some of “likely” to lead to hatred or violence. Well, who gets to discern what is “likely” to cause hatred and violence?
Perhaps special boards like human rights commissions which will view anything and everything as inciting hate.
And get this, it gets better. The burden of proof is on the accused to prove their intent was not to spread “hate.” So now they don’t have to prove that you attempted to incite violence, YOU have to prove that you didn’t intend violence.
In this day where words are violence and silence is violence how on earth can you convince anyone that you don’t intend hatred or violence? They can’t even define violence but they’re going to charge you with it.
How long until the Bible is considered violence? The clock is ticking…but not for long

by José Antonio Ureta
May 3, 2023
Cardinals Arthur Roche and Raniero Cantalamessa indirectly acknowledged (perhaps unintentionally) what critics of Paul VI’s Novus Ordo Missae have said for over fifty years: The new rite corresponds to a new theology that “represents, both as a whole and in its details, a striking departure from the Catholic theology of the Mass as it was formulated in Session XXII of the Council of Trent.” 1
On March 19, 2023, when British compatriots on BBC radio questioned the restrictions on the celebration of the traditional Latin rite, Cardinal Roche, prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship, stated: “You know the theology of the Church has changed. Whereas before, the priest represented, at a distance, all the people. They were channeled, as it were, through this person who alone was celebrating the Mass. It is not only the priest who celebrates the liturgy but also those who are baptized with him. And that is an enormous statement to make.” 2 Eternal and Natural Law: The Foundation of Morals and Law
A few days later, during the fourth Lenten sermon for the Roman Curia, Cardinal Cantalamessa, Preacher of the Papal Household, said:
“The Catholic liturgy underwent a transformation from an action with a strong sacred and priestly imprint to a more communal and participatory action, where all the people of God have their part, each with their own ministry.

May 8, 2023 by sd
A new exhibit at a “very liberal” Manhattan church is raising some eyebrows for its religious take on gender identity. The “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey” display at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle has some parishioners scratching their heads — and seems to run counter to the Catholic Church’s stance on the transgender community. “The church should not be promoting this,” one irate parishioner told The Post. “I understand there are transgender people. I pray for all people but enough is enough.

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