“There is, ere long, to be a state religion in this country, and that state religion is to be the Roman Catholic.”
1st. The Roman Catholic is to wield his vote for the purpose of securing Catholic ascendancy in this country.
2nd. All legislation must be governed by the will of God, unerringly indicated by the pope.
3rd. EDUCATION must be controlled by Catholic Authorities, and under education the opinions of the individual and the utterances of the press are included, and many opinions are to be forbidden by the secular arm, under the authority of the Church, even to war and bloodshed.” (Father Hecker, Catholic World, July 1870.)
“Undoubtedly it is the intention of the pope to possess this country. In this intention he is aided by the Jesuits, and all the Catholic prelates and priests.” (Brownson’s Review, May 1864)
“IF THE LIBERTIES OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE EVER DESTROYED, they will fall by the hands of the CATHOLIC CLERGY.” (Lafayette.)
“See, sir, from this Chamber, I govern, not only to Paris, but to China; not only to China, but to all the world, without anyone knowing how i do it.” (Tamburini, General of the Jesuits.)
“Harmony between the different social classes must be re-established; peace must reign on earth. This is the task I intend to perform for you; this is the duty I promise to fulfil that all may once again be subject to the dominion of God, Jesus Christ and His Vicar on earth.” – Saint Pius X, The New Italian Life Of The Saint, by Fr. Hieronymo Dal-Gal, translated and adapted by Rev. Thomas F. Murray, M.A., fourth revised impression, published by M. H. Gill and Son Ltd., 50 Upper O’Connell Street, 1954, pg. 104.
Film of Pius XII coronation with audio.See http://www.almocollegiocapranica.it/pioxii.html (The coronation begins at 18:46 into the film. These are the actual words spoken:) Accipe thiaram tribus coronis ornatam, et scias te esse Patrem Principum et Regum, Rectorem Orbis, in terra Vicarium Salvatoris Nostri, cui est honor et gloria in sæcula sœculorum. TRANSLATED …Receive the tiara adorned with three crowns and know that thou art Father of Princes and Kings, Ruler of the World, Vicar of Our Savior on earth, to him be the honor and glory forever and ever. (For more info on this, click here)
Speaking of the time, about 500 A.D., when the Roman Empire was crumbling to pieces:] “No, the [Catholic] Church will not descend into the tomb. It will survive the Empire . . . At length a second empire will arise, and of this empire the Pope will be the master–more then this, he will be the master of Europe. He will dictate his orders to kings who will obey them”–Andrea Lagarde, The Latin Church in the Middle Ages, 1915, p. vi.
“Fear, then, our wrath and the thunders of our vengeance; for Jesus Christ has appointed us [the popes] with his own mouth absolute judges of all men; and kings themselves are submitted to our authority.” Pope Nicholas I (858-867 AD)
“It is the office of the Papacy to tread under foot kings and emperors.” J.H. Ignaz Dollinger, in The Pope and the Council, (London), page 35
“[It is error to believe that] The Church ought to be separated from the State, and the State from the Church.” Pope Pius IX, The Syllabus (of Errors), Issued in 1864, Section VI, Errors About Civil Society, Considered Both in Itself and in its Relation to the Church, #55.
“[It is error to believe that] Kings and princes are not only exempt from the jurisdiction of the Church, but are superior to the Church in deciding questions of jurisdiction.” Pope Pius IX, The Syllabus (of Errors), Issued in 1864, Section VI, Errors About Civil Society, Considered Both in Itself and in its Relation to the Church, #54.
“[It is error to believe that] In the case of conflicting laws enacted by the two powers (Church and civil), the civil law prevails.” Pope Pius IX, The Syllabus (of Errors), Issued in 1864, Section VI, Errors About Civil Society, Considered Both in Itself and in its Relation to the Church, # 42.
“Democracy is a michievous dream where the Catholic Church does not predominate.” –Brownson’s Review.
“There is one, and only one, sure democracy, the Catholicism of the Popes” -The Catholic World, Oct, 1937.
“Some dwell on the vastly increased tolerance shown in this country now to Catholics and Catholic thugs… It betokens a decay of Protestantism.” –Catholic World, Oct. 1935, p.66
The old Protestant culture is about at the end of its rope… Why can’t we make the U.S. Catholic in legislation, Catholic in justice, aims and ideals?” –Father F. X. Talbot, editor of America, official jesuit magazine for the U.S. statement in New York Globe Dec. 14, 1930
“Religious liberty is merely endured until the opposite can be carried into effect without peril to the Catholic Church.” –Bishop O’Conner of Pittsburg.
“If Catholics ever gain sufficient numerical majority in this country, religious freedom is at an end. So our enemies say; so we believe” –The Shephard of the Valley, journal of the late bishop of St. Louis.
In the book Confusion Twice Confounded, Monsignor Joseph H. Brady states that the U.S. Supreme Court is wrong in decisions regarding “seperation of Church and State.” He says: “A sound view of the Constitution in its relation to religion probably awaits a change in personnel in our highest tribunal.” –The Register, Jan. 23, 1955.
“But Constitutions can be changed, and non-Catholic sects may decline to such a point that the political proscription [ban] of them may become feasible and expedient. What protection would they have against a Catholic state?” –The State and the Church, pp.38,39, by Miller and Ryan, imprimatur of Cardinal Hayes.
“The Catholic Church in this nation must live on to accomplish her work, even though our Republican form of government disappears.” –The Catholic World, April, 1935, p.12. ”
They [Catholics] must penetrate wherever possible in the administration of civil affairs… all Catholics should do all in their power to cause the constitution of states, and legislation to be modeled on the principles of the true Church.” –Encyclical of Leo XIII.
Under the influence of Germanic customs and concepts, torture was little used from the 9th to the 12th centuries, but with the revival of Roman law the practice was reestablished in the 12th century… In 1252 (Pope) Innocent IV sanctioned the infliction of torture by the civil authorities upon heretics, and torture came to have a recognized place in the procedure of the inquisitional courts. -New Catholic Encyclopedia, arts. “Inquisition”, “Auto-da-Fe’,” and “Massacre of St Bartholomew’s Day.”