The mission of southerners was therefore clear; they must defend the word of God against abolitionist infidels." Thomas Smyth, minister of 2nd Presbyterian Church of Charleston, S. The purchaser [of the slave] should carefully examine whether the slave who is put up for sale has been justly or unjustly deprived of his liberty, and that the vendor should do nothing which might endanger the life, virtue, or Catholic faith of the slave." Vatican statement, 1866 "I was at this time living, like so many Atheists or Antitheists, in a whirl of contradictions. And a sexual insanity will be unleashed into the Earth." Lou Engle, Christian visionary, in response to legalization of same-sex marriage in California in 2008 "Quantum healing is healing the bodymind from a quantum level.
We have therefore undertaken the fight against the atheistic movement, and that not merely with a few theoretical declarations; we have stamped it out." Adolf Hitler, speech, October 24, 1933 Here's a list of banned books in Germany, 1932-1939 "As for the Jews, I am just carrying on with the same policy which the Catholic Church has adopted for fifteen hundred years, when it has regarded the Jews as dangerous and pushed them into ghettos etc., because it knew what the Jews were like.
I don't put race above religion, but I do see the danger in the representatives of this race for Church and State, and perhaps I am doing Christianity a great service." Adolf Hitler, 1936, to Bishop Berning and Msg.
utters blasphemy, or gravely harms public morals, or rails at or excites hatred of or contempt for religion or the Church." The Catholic Church's Canon Law 1369 "The mysteries of the faith are not to [be] explained rashly to anyone.
Usually in fact, they cannot be understood by everyone but only by those who are qualified to understand them with informed intelligence.
we must drive them [Jews] out like mad dogs, so that we do not become partakers of their abominable blasphemy and all their other vices and thus merit God's wrath and be damned with them." Martin Luther, "On the Jews and Their Lies", 1543 "There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. It is this which drives us to try and discover the secrets of nature, those secrets which are beyond our understanding, which can avail us nothing and which man should not wish to learn." St.