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Pope Francis made today a major quote of “Building Back Better” that sets the tone not just for 4 years but maybe for the rest of the century and beyond. Ron, I’d be expecting some comment on it.
“Pope Francis @Pontifex To help our society to “build back better”, inclusion of the vulnerable must also entail efforts to promote their active participation. #IDPD https://t.co/JIIJgNx76E?amp=1
in his latest document “FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES”.
Taylor Marshal already addressed it, connecting the origin of those words from Biden campaign to the UN and to Baphomet himself. Maybe Taylor Marshal doesn’t notice that the Church has the right to review and endorse certain developments in the civil society dating back from the Roman empire that became a Christian empire. Then its collapse did not mean the collapse of the house built on the rock, rather of Rebuilding of the civil societies Better in the Medieval Christian Europe. Similarly, at the end of that period the Church found the strength to acknowledge the new realities in the landmark encyclical of Leo XIII “Rerum novarum” – setting the start of the social teaching of the Church developed later by St John Paul II in “Centesimus Annus” and many other documents. Again we had to Rebuild Better – both in the start of the Capitalism and at the end of the Soviet experiment. Seems all those Building Back Betters endorsed by Saints of the Church are too sophisticated for the narrow narrative of people like Marshal who want to see 15th century back and nothing else. Or do they, actually?
Criticizing pope Francis’ interpretation of the parable of the house built on the rock, Taylor Marshal doesn’t notice also that the House built on the rock that is Christ does not consist of one room only or one floor only and is not necessarily built according to his own taste. Rather it is a beautiful mystical castle on many levels and towers overlooking the valley where the civil society prospers or fails for their common mutual good…and that there is NO predefined governmental system set by Jesus or Peter. If there could be however, and I stress IF, it would be the monarchy not the secular presidency.
So it is just sad to see sincere believers who indeed think in the terms set by Marshal. Next they will bring the apocalypse the moment Biden is sworn in. Some will flee into the wilderness, others will expect to be martyred when they refuse Covid vaccine – the “mark of the beast” as they say. Nothing of the sort will happen to them, the sun will continue to rise and set. Well, Biden is not forever either. But their ridiculous attitude today, their demonization of Biden, the UN, and pope Francis, makes it very hard for Trump to be reelected in 2024 too. BTW the “satanic” UN in collaboration with the recent popes (3 of them saints) averted the Nuclear WW3…
Built on the rock means more than built in the desert
They are claiming that to build back better is proof of their conspiracy theory of the “great reset”. The theory combines several absurd falsehoods: that covid is a hoax, that its purpose is to take away rights from conservatives, and then also to rebuild society according to liberal views. I’ve been reading the research on Covid-19 and listening to doctors (and asking them questions), and also talking to persons who have had Covid or LongCovid. It’s not a hoax. It is also absurd that wearing masks and social distancing is somehow a deprivation of rights. There is no great reset. All that Francis meant was that society should conform more closely to the Gospel.