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Cardinal: ‘Soon we’ll all be Muslims because of atheism’

Cardinal: ‘Soon we’ll all be Muslims because of atheism’

Monsignor Carlo Liberati, above, bishop emeritus of Pompeii, has warned that ‘atheism’ and ‘paganism’ – along with the acceptance of moral decadence that ‘goes against God’ – are to blame for the increasing Islamisation of Italy and other parts of Europe.

According to this report, he said:

In 10 years we will all be Muslims because of our stupidity. Italy and Europe live in a pagan and atheist way, they make laws that go against God and they have traditions that are proper of paganism. All of this moral and religious decadence favours Islam.

There were only around 2,000 Muslims in Italy in 1970, but that number has now grown to two million, in part due to the rise of Islamic migrants over the past few years.

The archbishop acknowledged that the Christian faith has been suffering in Italy, noting that the Church “does not work well” and that seminaries are not enjoying a high attendance.

Parishes are the only thing still standing. We need a true Christian life. All this paves the way to Islam. In addition to this, they have children and we do not. We are in full decline.

Liberati also claimed that giving out too much financial aid to refugees in Italy creates:

A beggars’ network. I remember that my father went to work very hard as a migrant in Australia so I could go to the seminary. So he has experienced in his own skin the discomfort of poverty and the noble virtue of gratitude.

Many reports in recent years have shown a continuous decline in Christianity in parts of Europe. A recent ComRess poll in the UK found that the majority of Millennials, or young people aged 18-24, believe that Britain is no longer a Christian country.

The survey found that only 31 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds would say that Britain is a Christian country. People of older age groups, including 74 percent of those aged 65 and older, were more likely to state that the UK is still Christian.

Scandinavian countries have also seen a significant rise of secularism in recent years, which has been celebrated by atheists.

The Danish Atheist Society revealed in 2016 that as many as 10,000 people left the Church of Denmark between April and June, following a nationwide atheist campaign urging people to question the divinity of Jesus.

Chairman Anders Stjernholm said:

We’re pleased that Danes have taken the opportunity to express what they actually want. We have long seen in surveys that there aren’t that many Danes who are devout Christians. So I view [the withdrawals] as an expression of the fact that people can’t really see why we should have an institution like the Church of Denmark that has such incredible influence and that takes one’s money.

25 responses to “Cardinal: ‘Soon we’ll all be Muslims because of atheism’”

  1. tonye says:

    As a RC bishop he is correct, after all what body has more expertise on the subject of moral decadence that this vile organisation?

  2. Broga says:

    It’s the atheists wot did it.

  3. Mike Surratt says:

    If you want people to believe in Christ, do something Christ might do. Sell all your stuff and make the Vatican a really nice refugee camp. Otherwise shut ur sanctimonious GD mouth

  4. Paul says:

    Broga
    I think you’ll soon read a report it’s the gay atheists.

  5. Matt says:

    “they make laws that go against God and they have traditions that are proper of paganism”
    Oh Dear … so the Almighty god of the bible can’t put a stop to all this. Well I never.

  6. Matt says:

    The pompous overdressed fool is right in that islam is a real threat to Europe. But who was ever going to rely on the rcc to combat it. Not me for sure. When the chips are down the rcc wii be quick to issue a Concordat with who ever the fucking head if islam is, to save their own skins, set up an holy alliance and divvy up the dosh extracted from the subjugated pleb masses.

  7. Matt says:

    Caption Competion.
    1) No Dear … don’t kiss my hand … come to confessional and I will give you something to tickle your tonsils.

    Or 2)
    Fuck off blondy. I only shag little boys

  8. Christianity, though deplorable, forms a bulwark against Islam. Christianity has had its teeth and claws removed. Islam has not, and cannot, as there is no mechanism by which a reformation of this religion can be achieved, or even attempted–since it is regarded by those who believe as the eternal and unchanging word of Allah. Islam is therefore far more dangerous than Christianity could ever be. For this reason, we should tolerate Christianity.

  9. AgentCormac says:

    @Matt

    Woman: Father, let me kiss your holy ring.

    Liberati: Why not, most have the choirboys have… oh, I see what you mean.

  10. Phil says:

    These are the same group as the priest who was ‘deeply hurt’ because a consecrated host was called ‘haunted bread’.

  11. Matt says:

    AgentC – 10/10
    MFR – Agree

  12. L.Long says:

    You sure it a wimmin showing off big tits?? After all they can cause earthquakes, so they got some damn good power there!

  13. barriejohn says:

    Matt: They have no qualms about allying themselves with other faiths, including Muslims, when it suits them!

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/9232269/Gay-marriage-Pope-representatives-calls-for-Catholic-alliance-with-Muslim-and-Jewish-groups.html

  14. Broga says:

    ” seminaries are not enjoying a high attendance.” Translation: Many of them are almost empty. I wonder what they teach those who are still there. If they are studying the bibles, current and past versions, they must find contradictions, violence, examples of a tyrant God with an insatiable demand for flattery and demands for behaviour that would make modern life impossible.

    How do they get round all this? Do they lecture them on how to deal with celibacy and how to to resist the being sexually attracted to children?

    I think what we need here is a resident priest, perhaps one of the growing number of atheist priests, to provide information. Unless, of course, there is a book available to tell what the Vatican doesn’t want the public to know.

  15. 1859 says:

    It’s the Global Gay Atheist Pagan Socialists – the G-GAPS – who are to blame! After all you have got to blame someone. The reason more and more people are turning their backs on organised religions like the rcc, has nothing, absolutely nothing to do with the church being full of paedophile priests and bling for bishops and popes; it has nothing to do with the fact that people are more educated and can’t stop asking awkward questions about how a virgin gives birth, or how a football crowd of fifty thousand can be fed with only six Big Macs! No way!

    The most powerful antidote to religion is simply thought.

  16. Paul says:

    Islam itself will implode I have no doubt and it will through education, better economics and secularisation. Why do so many islamic migrants come to the west, when there are closer countries that are muslim or they are from those muslim countries: that says everything about islamic countries. The middle eastern countries themselves have immense problems controlling fundamental islam, as did (and now again does) modern Turkey, and do it through control using police state, military and dictatorships or a combination of all.
    Any of the GCC countries (oddly including Saudi) and Egypt and North African counties are prime examples. They do not tolerate radical Islam. They seek to destroy it and inculcate a more tolerant moderate form of Islam devoid from state. But they fail in education. And it is education that will defeat all religions. Fact versus fiction will eventually triumph.
    In the West, that islam is so radical for some 2nd & 3rd generation immigrants for example, and not all, is a problem that education and secularism must deal with. The west should not tolerate any faith schools but ensure only a secular education is available for all children. And seek to reduce the inability of religions to integrate and I don’t mean the occasional tea & sandwiches with the beard and sandal brigade, and wishy washy nonsense but a system of real solid education and integration along secular lines.
    It is education that will defeat religion.

  17. Broga says:

    The Pope seems to want to empty the churches. He has recently said, “There is no point of going to church if you don’t really believe.” That should produce an exodus of priests and congregations.

  18. Michael Glass says:

    It seems the cardinal is staring in the face of the abyss of all he has known. He blames atheists, but cannot see that the atheism that is so corrosive to the Catholic Church will likely have the same effect on other religious beliefs, including neo-paganism and Islam.

    The abyss he fears is not so likely to come about. Sure, Christian belief is fading and other religions are increasing, but this is dwarfed by the rise of secularism. In 30 or 40 years there may be fewer Christians in Europe and more Muslims and neo-pagans, but their effect will be countered by an increasingly secular society.

    The only way that religions can counter this is by working together, and I think we’ll see a lot more of that as the years go on.

  19. Trevor Blake says:

    As an atheist nothing makes me happier than for someone to leave one religion and join another.

    Foolishness. But he knows that if he speaks poorly of atheists, he’ll get comments on a web page. If he speaks honestly about Muslims… yes, well, we all know. So much easier to speak poorly of atheists.

  20. Dennis Bowden says:

    It’s nice of the bishop to say atheists have traditions; on the other hand, the Roman Catholic Church just has bad habits.

  21. Brian Jordan says:

    In addition to this, they have children and we do not.
    Breeding wars – the RCC’s answer to everything: go forth and multiply.

  22. Edwin Salter says:

    Rather dreadfully, the estimates (as by Pew) are that Islam will become the largest and most powerful faith and that the percentage of irreligious will slightly decline. And this is largely due to the arrogances of fertility and of imposing faith on children. A further worsening is the vicious mopping up of minority variants of Islam that makes it increasingly monolithic.
    The Cardinal’s point reflects that there are personalities who seek to be right, and that religious fundamentalism (not tolerance) enables that for both ends of the dominance scale. The expanding Christian groups are at the nutty extreme (often apocalyptic and from USA).

  23. Paul says:

    And here we have the first signs that the coFe and rcc are trying to get together to ‘unite’ and may be Combat gawd knows what – probably islam.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38654259

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